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News Briefs on The LoJo for May 15

By Jim turner

Posted on May 31, 2015 10:56 PM



5/28/2015 BGH edges Cougars in 12 innings The end of an outstanding season was prolonged for the Logan County Cougars Wednesday night. After two days of rainouts and five extra innings of baseball, Coach Ethan Meguiar's team fell 3-2 to Bowling Green at WK...

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Hopkins and Van Zee help WKU steel bridge team place at nationals

Posted on May 28, 2015 8:00 PM



WKU civil engineering students competed in the 2015 National Student Steel Bridge Competition May 22-23 at the University of Missouri, Kansas City. Team members include Russellville High School graduate Raymond Van Zee and Logan County High school graduate Justin Hopkins. Approximately 3...

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Vehicle show to highlight Stevenson Summer Festival Saturday

Posted on May 27, 2015 9:13 PM



Vehicle show to highlight Stevenson Summer Festival Saturday A classic car, truck and motorcycle show provides a new twist for the PTA-sponsored Stevenson Elementary School Summer Festival this Saturday. The vehicle show will run from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. A $5 donation will be expected for each en...

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KY National Guard Memorial guests enjoy KY Proud Feast

By Ted Slaon

Posted on May 25, 2015 9:25 PM



Guests at the unveiling of the Kentucky National Guard Memorial on Memorial Day were treated to a luncheon of Kentucky Proud products prior to the ceremony at the Boone National Guard Center. "We are honored and humbled that Kentucky Proud could play a small role in this solemn occasion," Agricultu...

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Chamber creating Junior Leadership Logan

By Ryan Craig, Executive Director

Posted on May 21, 2015 12:00 AM



When our Chamber President Shane Hayes tossed an idea out at a recent Ambassador meeting about a junior version of Leadership Logan it was well received. But there was no way I could have predicted just how quickly it would turn from idea into reality. Less than a month after the idea was suggested...

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Chamber news includes Leadership Logan, ribbon cuttings

By Ryan Craig, Executive Director

Posted on May 20, 2015 11:37 PM



The 2014-2015 Leadership Logan Class had their graduation recently. Not enough can be said about this bunch of leaders and future leaders who come from all sectors and walks of life in Logan County. I told the class at their graduation that when I'm out visiting, they are often mentioned as a respec...

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Logan joins in National Day of Prayer

By Jim Turner

Posted on May 18, 2015 3:48 PM



Logan Countians joined with others who value prayer on the first Thursday of May to be a part of the National Day of Prayer, which was held at the entrance to the Logan County Justice Center. Gov. Steve Beshear joined with the 49 other governors and President Barack Obama in proclaiming the 64th&nb...

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Logan County Farmers Market to open Saturday

By Jim Turner

Posted on May 14, 2015 11:33 PM



When the Logan County Farmers’ Market opens for the 2015 season Saturday morning, many changes will be in effect as attempts are being made to make the local produce venue more inviting for customers and more organized for vendors. The excitement for those growing and selling fruits and veget...

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Sarah Fox named WKU valedictorian

Posted on May 13, 2015 11:05 PM



Only a few days after she was selected to study overseas as a Fulbright Scholar, Russellville High School graduate Sarah Fox has been named Western Kentucky’s Ogden Scholar, the equivalent of valedictorian of the university. The following is a news release from the university: Two academic ch...

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Logan Chamber becomes first in state certified KY Proud

By Ryan Craig, Executive Director

Posted on May 11, 2015 3:26 PM



We are now Kentucky proud. I mean, we always have been proud of Kentucky and we are, as a Chamber, always Logan proud, but as of earlier this week we are officially KENTUCKY PROUD. As in the only Chamber of Commerce in the state to be named Kentucky Proud. A couple weeks ago while doing r...

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Sarah Fox named Fulbright Scholar

By Melinda Grimsley-Smith

Posted on May 11, 2015 12:04 PM



For the second straight year, a student from the Land of Logan has been named a Fulbright Scholar. Russellville High School graduate Sarah Fox received the honor this month, a year after Logan County High graduate Wesley Bromm was named. She is one of seven Western Kentucky University students or g...

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Veteran coach Greg Howard named LCHS athletic director

By Jim Turner

Posted on May 9, 2015 10:59 PM



Logan County High School Principal Casey Jaynes has announced that Greg Howard will be the next Athletic Director (AD) at Logan County High School Howard has over 39 years of coaching experience and has taught for 23 years.  He has been the long-time track and field and cross-country coach for...

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SKYCTC commencement to be at SkyPAC Friday

By Mark Brooks

Posted on May 7, 2015 2:58 PM



Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College (SKYCTC) will honor 536 graduates receiving 2,056 credentials at the College’s Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 8. The ceremony will be held at the Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center (SKyPAC) and will begin at 6 p.m. "We hon...

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SKYCTC one of only 7 community colleges in nation honored

By Mark Brooks

Posted on May 6, 2015 10:44 PM



SKYCTC one of only 7 community colleges in nation honored The nation's community colleges are making great strides to increase completion rates. Seven community colleges were honored for their work toward the student success agenda on April 20 at the American Association of Community Colleges' (AAC...

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Comer, industry leaders promote Kentucky for hemp production potential

By Ted Sloan

Posted on May 5, 2015 11:44 PM



Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer joined farmers and industry leaders Tuesday to lay out an ambitious agenda of industrial hemp research projects and economic development initiatives in Kentucky in 2015. "We're here today to brand Kentucky as a leader in industrial hemp produc...

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