May 2014 Articles
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LCHS FFA honors members for outstanding year

Posted on May 29, 2014 10:55 AM



Monica Nolan, Kaitlynn Brown, Thomas Poole and Savanna Woodall were among the top award winners at the recent Logan County FFA Banquet. Nolan was named Chapter Star Farmer, Brown is the Chapter Star Agribusinessman, and Poole was named Chapter Star in Placement and was the co-winner with Woodall of...

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Concerned Citizens hosting night of praise, fashion show, socks giveaway

By Jim Turner

Posted on May 28, 2014 2:35 PM



Three big events are planned in the next few days by Concerned Citizens of Russellville/Logan County. The first is a fish fry followed by Friday Night Praise this Friday, May 30, at the KP Hall at 428 East Fifth Street in Russellville where the Concerned Citizens headquarters is located. The fish f...

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Birdwhistell honored, roasted, denied at Lewisburg Alumni Banquet

By Jim Turner

Posted on May 26, 2014 8:44 PM



During a most special evening in the Coon Range during which the legendary Coach Bob Birdwhistell was honored and adored, the highlight of the program came at the very end when Birdwhistell got his “come-uppance.” The occasion was the annual Lewisburg School Alumni Banquet, held at the ...

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McPhaill helping raise funds for kids in care June 28

Posted on May 25, 2014 2:58 PM



Logan County Foster and Adoptive Parent Association is sponsoring the "Country Cause Concert featuring Adam McPhaill and The Bluegrass Volunteers!" “This is the 2nd year for the LCFAPA fundraising event, Country Cause Concert featuring Adam McPhaill and we are excited to add The&nbs...

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McConnells, Kemp, King among Strawberry Festival dignitaries

By Jim Turner

Posted on May 16, 2014 10:31 PM



When the Strawberry Festival Parade circles the Adairville Square Saturday starting at 2 p.m., one of America’s most powerful leaders will be waving to the crowd. And as respected as he is, Grand Marshal Marshall Kemp most likely will be overshadowed. U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConne...

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Phil Gregory has focused on becoming jailer for five years

By Jim Turner

Posted on May 13, 2014 9:28 PM



This is the eighth in a series of features about candidates who have advertised in The Logan Journal. The Logan County Primary Elections are a week from today and many candidates have been campaigning for a couple of months, a few three or four months. For Phil Gregory, this is a day he has been p...

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Wendell Jackson wants to use law enforcement, prosecution experience as jailer

By Jim Turner

Posted on May 12, 2014 9:43 PM



This is the seventh in a series of features on candidates who have advertised on The Logan Journal. Spending 33 years in “protecting and serving the commonwealth” has earned Wendell Jackson well-deserved retirement. Yet his desire to serve the public and to ensure that those who have be...

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Gary Sears wants to be a good candidate and a good magistrate

By Jim Turner

Posted on May 11, 2014 4:52 PM



This is the sixth in a series of features on candidates who have advertised on The Logan Journal Just as he does with anything else he attempts, Gary Sears has worked at being a good candidate for public office. He hopes voters will allow him the opportunity to demonstrate how good a member of Log...

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Tina McKinney believes she has compassion needed to be coroner

By Jim Turner

Posted on May 10, 2014 9:34 PM



This is the fifth in a series of features on candidates who have advertised on The Logan Journal. Dealing with serious illnesses that her two sons experienced early in their lives convinced Tina Hudson McKinney that she had the skills, compassion and caring nature to become a nurse. Her experiences...

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Wizards entertain crowd, play some basketball

By Jim Turner

Posted on May 9, 2014 11:08 PM



Playing basketball was on the low priority level of the Harlem Wizards Tuesday night. The veteran show team was much more interested in entertaining the crowd that had gathered at Russellville’s Jim Young Gymnasium to support Logan County Little League and to be, well, entertained. The Wizard...

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Wallace Whittaker asks voters to Keep a Working Sheriff

By Jim Turner

Posted on May 7, 2014 8:39 PM



This is the fourth in a series of features on candidates who have advertised on The Logan Journal In the 28 years since Kentucky voters passed a constitutional amendment to allow sheriffs to succeed themselves, Logan County has elected only two different sheriffs. Wallace Whittaker is hoping Logan ...

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History of helping people leads Clay Bilyeu to magistrate race

By Jim Turner

Posted on May 5, 2014 11:26 PM



Third in a series of features on candidates who have advertised on The Logan Journal Wherever and whenever a worthy cause is being promoted in Logan County, chances are that Clay Bilyeu will be there, playing music, singing, making the evening more fun and helping raise funds for organizations whic...

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Cheryl Allen believes 4 decades of service have prepared her to be coroner

By Jim Turner

Posted on May 4, 2014 10:04 PM



This is the second in a series of features on candidates who have advertised on The Logan Journal. Although many people recognize Cheryl Allen as “the girl who climbed the fire ladder in parades,” she would rather be known for her service to Logan County throughout the 38 years since sh...

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Steve Hadden brings extensive experience as candidate for sheriff

By Jim Turner

Posted on May 3, 2014 8:57 PM



First in a series of features about candidates who have advertised on The Logan Journal As a retired law enforcement officer and a war veteran who was a military policeman, Steve Hadden is offering even further service to the people of his home county by running for sheriff of Logan County in the M...

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Lindsey Harlan to discuss her new novel at Saddle Factory

Posted on May 2, 2014 8:50 PM



Kentucky Artisans at the Saddle Factory is truly where art meets history! Besides being a retail space for Kentucky’s artists, musicians, and authors, as well as a museum exploring our local heritage, Kentucky Artisans are proud to support a variety of creative arts - from their Back in the Sa...

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