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RHS students named Heartbeats of the Teams

Posted on May 30, 2015 2:04 PM



Russellville Jr./Sr. High has started a new tradition this school year to recognize student-athletes who exhibit the overall essence of their team. These students are considered to be the “Heartbeat of the Team”. Athletic Director Calvin Head says, “These students were chosen by ...

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Dr. Jenny Brown-Todd to celebrate being in practice at home for a year Friday

By Jim Turner

Posted on May 28, 2015 8:15 PM



You can’t choose where you’re born. You can, however, decide whether to come home again as an adult. About 35 years after she was born to Russellville parents, Dr. Jenny Brown-Todd decided that Russellville/Logan County is where she wanted to open her own veterinary practice. In early 2...

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Former Auburn Baptist pastor Gary Hughes is now Dr. Hughes

By Jim Turner

Posted on May 27, 2015 2:03 PM



When the Potter College graduates marched across the Diddle Arena floor for the Spring 2015 Commencement at Western Kentucky University, former Auburn Baptist Church pastor Gary Hughes was once againa part of the pomp and circumstance. He looked a little different, though. As has been the case ever...

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Stevenson SEAL music students present AristoCats

Posted on May 25, 2015 4:56 PM



On May 21, the very talented students of Stevenson Elementary School, under the direction of Elaine Blythe, presented Disney's The AristoCats KIDS musical before the student body and again that evening in the SES Gym.  This musical is based on the 1970 film, The AristoCats.  The...

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RATC dominates SkillsUSA competition at SKYCTC

Posted on May 19, 2015 9:43 PM



RATC dominates SkillsUSA competition at SKYCTC Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College and the Warren County Area Technology Center hosted this year’s Region 5 SkillsUSA competition on Friday, February 27, 2015.  Region 5 schools include Allen County Technology Center, Barr...

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UK point guard Polson to assist Helping Hands Monday

By Jim turner

Posted on May 17, 2015 10:12 PM



On Monday night, a native Kentuckian who helped the University of Kentucky win ball games during tough times in Lexington will join with an organization designed to assist those going through difficulties in Logan County. Jarrod Polston, the point guard who provided hope and help for the Wildcats d...

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Audiences find RHS production of Mary Poppins supercalifragilisticexpialidocious

By Jim Turner

Posted on May 16, 2015 10:00 PM



Enthusiastic audiences have enjoyed three performances of one of theatre-goers’ favorites, Mary Poppins, the Broadway Musical in the last week. The 1964 movie, which earned five Academy awards and a total of 13 nominations, was filmed in Hollywood about a family in London. Russellville studen...

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Adairville Strawberry Festival Parade Day Saturday

By Jim Turner

Posted on May 15, 2015 10:58 PM



For the 69th time Saturday, the Strawberry Festival Parade will twist through West Adairville and go through a throng of South Logan Countians and their friends around the town square, beginning at 2 p.m. This year’s Festival is dedicated to Danny Finch, who is president of the sponsoring Ada...

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Bluegrass Festival in Auburn this weekend includes vendor event

By Jim Turner

Posted on May 15, 2015 8:59 AM



As has been true for over a quarter century, the third weekend of May means it’s time for the Logan County Bluegrass Music Festival at McCutchen-Coke Park in Auburn. All week, Bluegrass musicians and fans have been coming into Auburn to stake their claims on camp sites and to enjoy impromptu ...

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Hot Rods, Graves Gilbert adding carousel to BG Ballpark

By Danny Reed, Hot Rods

Posted on May 14, 2015 10:16 PM



Since their inception in 2009, the Bowling Green Hot Rods have cast themselves as one of the most creative entertainment outlets in all of Minor League Baseball, using Bowling Green Ballpark as the centerpiece venue in creating a top-notch family-friendly experience. That experience is about to get...

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Adairville Hoops for Heart raises $2,500

By Kaye Hendricks

Posted on May 12, 2015 11:56 PM



Every year, Adairville students participate in Hoops for Heart. Hoops for Heart teaches students how to take care of their hearts while they experience the joy of giving back to their community. The basketball skills the students learn and the experience of being part of a larger program all across ...

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Human Trafficking seminar set at Crossroads Friday

Posted on May 12, 2015 10:42 PM



Friday night, the Human Trafficking, A Rising Epidemic: Kentucky Awareness For Women and Children Seminar will be held at Crossroads Church in Russellville. The keynote speaker will be Vicki Moore, founder of Rahab’s Rope (a ministry to rescue victims of human trafficking). Moore, w...

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Peter Pan Jr. flies on Logan stage

By Jim Turner

Posted on May 11, 2015 11:33 AM



In a delightful weekend of music, acting, student involvement and community involvement, Logan County Middle Schools presented Disney’s Peter Pan Jr. The Musical April 24-27 at the Historic Old Logan County Courthouse. Larry Vaught, who is leading local youth in a variety of musical experienc...

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Evening of Love for Dillon Porter draws widespread support

By Jim Turner

Posted on May 9, 2015 3:34 PM



The battle against cancer being waged by a popular teenager has caught the attention and support of an amazing variety of donors who want to help him and his family financially and emotionally. A special fundraiser is scheduled Saturday (tonight) at Stevenson Elementary School to help fulfill those ...

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Auditions planned for Summer Youth Camp parts in musical

Posted on May 6, 2015 4:37 PM



Auditions are set for Monday, May 25, and Thursday, May 28, starting at 7 each night, for those who want to be part of the Summer Youth Drama Camp’s production of Beauty and the Beast. They will be held in the Russellville High School Band Room. Those in grades three through tw...

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Russellville Rural Fire fundraiser Saturday

By Jim Turner

Posted on May 6, 2015 8:44 AM



The annual Russellville Rural Fire Department’s community fundraiser meal and auction is scheduled for this Saturday at its main fire station on Fischer Drive in Russellville. The always-fun event begins at 5 p.m. There will be door prizes, a kids’ bouncy, and a grand prize of $300. An...

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Superintendent hosts RHS Student Ambassadors

By Penni Nugent

Posted on May 4, 2015 9:49 PM



This past Wednesday, April 29, Superintendent Leon Smith hosted the Russellville Junior/Senior High Ambassadors with a luncheon at the Central Office.  He chose to take this time to discuss with them their ideas for current and future opportunities for the Russellville Junior Senior High Scho...

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