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Auburn School's KUNA helps solve world problems

By Sarah Cassady, Lyndsey Gregory, and Serenity Metcalfe, 8th Grade Students

Posted on March 31, 2016 7:40 PM



Along with the amazing experiences Auburn’s KUNA group had at the convention March 3-5, they also had many outstanding students participate in multiple roles and even received awards for their service. KUNA (Kentucky United Nations Assembly) – is a 3-day experience in Louisville that pro...

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RHS announces Honor Roll for Grades 5-8

Posted on March 29, 2016 9:41 PM



5th Grade B: Graciann Beard 6th Grade A:  Nicolas Colston, Jacoby Covington, Addilyn Cundiff, Chelsea Kerr, Addison Mosier, John Myers, May Ouansombath, Fred Ries, , Luke Skipworth, Jack Smith, Jonathon Taylor, Jennifer Wilkerson, Bryant Wilson A/B:  Krisiana Barker, Tionna Bertha, Nic...

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Rane Group officially announces acquistion of Russellville plant

Posted on March 28, 2016 11:19 PM



Rane Group, an India based manufacturer of automotive components, headquartered in Chennai, India announced Monday the acquisition of Precision Die Casting Inc. (PDC), located on Hopkinsville Road in Russellville. The plant will be renamed Rane Precision Die Casting, Inc. The PDC plant is the forme...

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Russellville students and teachers accomplish much

By Kim McDaniel, Penni Nugent and Donna Wilkerson

Posted on March 26, 2016 11:52 PM



A collection of news reports from the Russellville city schools follows, including a few names from the Logan County system.Archery The Russellville Junior/Senior High School Archery Team Coach, Jeramy Rust, has reported that the team shot its best previously at the Lewisburg Tournament. Kaleb Cour...

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Chamber, LEAD to welcome Rane to Russellville

Posted on March 24, 2016 5:37 PM



The Logan County Chamber of Commerce and LEAD (Logan Economic Alliance for Development) will make a joint public announcement at the Rane Precision Die Casting plant (originally Rockell) this Monday, March 28, at 2:30 p.m. The announcement will be made on the front lawn of the Hopkinsville Str...

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FFA Greenhouse to open April 9

By Ann-Meguiar Bouldin, Reporter

Posted on March 22, 2016 9:59 PM



Spring is in the air! With temperatures rising and the sun shining, the Logan County FFA chapter is busy preparing the greenhouse for its spring customers. FFA members have been working diligently since the beginning of the school year planting seeds, plugging plants, mixing soil, and watering flats...

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WKU announces December graduates from Logan

By Jim Turner

Posted on March 18, 2016 10:49 PM



December graduates from Western Kentucky University have been announced. The following are names of those who list Logan County addresses: Arron D. Gunderson, Adairville, Bachelor of Science in Nursing Keenan Brown, Auburn, Bachelor of Arts Jessica Meguiar, Auburn, Interdisciplinary Studies(BIS)...

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City schools, tech center to increase internet speed by 10 times current rate

By Penni Nugent

Posted on March 16, 2016 3:08 PM



When the students of Russellville Independent Schools return from spring break this year, it will be to a faster, more reliable computer network.  Beginning on March 28, the technology team will start a complete network refresh of the majority of the school system’s internal networ...

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News Briefs on The LoJo in February 2016

By Jim Turner

Posted on March 16, 2016 12:08 AM



2/29/2016 Wharton, Morris swim well at state Lilly Morris and Riley Wharton, who became the first swimmers ever to represent LCHS at the KHSAA State Swimming and Diving Championships, competed this past week in Louisville with Wharton cutting over a second off his t...

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Logan board enters 2nd stage of energy savings

Posted on March 14, 2016 9:43 PM



The Logan County Board of Education agreed to a second phase of a performance-based guaranteed energy savings project at the Tuesday, March 8, board meeting. The project includes innovative technologies that will guarantee an energy savings of $191,494 annually. The program will allow the district...

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Russellville ATC students earn honors at SkillsUSA regional

By Jim Turner

Posted on March 12, 2016 2:07 PM



Over 125 area high school students competed in the 5th Region SkillsUSA competition hosted by Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College, along with the Warren County Area Technology Center, on Fe. 26. Representatives of Russellville Area Technology Center placed in the top three in 16 e...

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Ag Department, Farm Bureau support ag water supply legislation

By Ted Sloan

Posted on March 11, 2016 9:51 PM



Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles said on Friday he supports state legislation to develop a plan for ensuring that Kentucky has a steady, plentiful supply of water for agricultural uses. "House Bill 529 provides a comprehensive approach for assessing Kentucky's fresh water supply and ...

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Russellville teachers honored by Campbellsville University

By Penni Nugent

Posted on March 10, 2016 6:36 PM



Russellville teachers Jennifer Clark, Kaylee Crowder, and Jessie Baker have been being selected as the recipients for the Campbellsville University 2016 Excellence in Teaching Awards Program.  Jennifer Clark teaches kindergarten at Stevenson Elementary. She graduated from Logan County High Sch...

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Pair of top academic prep schools recruit RHS' Phillip Wilkerson

Posted on March 9, 2016 10:41 PM



Russellville High School Sophomore Phillip Wilkerson has been notified of his acceptance into two schools for those who have shown academic excellence and potential. One is the Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Mathematics, which is housed at Morehead State University in Morehead, Ky.&nbs...

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Stevenson families to join Footsteps2Brilliance

Posted on March 9, 2016 6:38 PM



The educational program Footsteps2Brilliance will be introduced and available for use when Stevenson Elementary School holds Family Night on Thursday, March 17, beginning at 5:30 p.m. Parents are encouraged to bring electronic devices to the meeting and sign up. The program is described as follows...

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FFA Week at LCHS culminates with new officer team

By Ann-Meguiar Bouldin, Reporter

Posted on March 8, 2016 9:37 PM



Last week held no dull moment for the Logan County FFA chapter. With National FFA Week in full swing, the chapter was bustling about from activity to activity, ultimately preparing for the week’s most exciting event—officer elections. On Monday, all members were invited to participate i...

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Paul calm, cool and collected while discussing national issues at Roy's

By Jim Turner

Posted on March 7, 2016 10:58 PM



The Republican leader who spoke calmly and factually in Russellville Friday morning stood in sharp contrast to the trio whose childish accusations and retorts had turned the GOP presidential race into a glut of ripe material for comedians and satirists the night before. U.S. Sen. Rand Paul conducte...

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Hub resigning as Logan County Schools superintendent

By Jim Turner

Posted on March 7, 2016 8:23 PM



Dr. Kevin Hub informed the Logan County Board of Education early Monday evening that he is resigning as superintendent of Logan County Schools. He has accepted a similar position heading Scott County Schools in Georgetown. Scott is a much more highly populated county than Logan. It is near Lexingto...

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Logan Republicans invited to caucus Saturday

By Barry Kennedy

Posted on March 3, 2016 8:05 PM



Barry Kennedy is associate professor of history at Southcentral Kentucky Community & Technical College and an officer of the Logan County Republican Executive Committee. This Saturday, March 5, Kentucky will make history. The Republican Party of Kentucky (RPK) will host the first ever GOP Presi...

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