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Kids and animals interact in Adairville

Posted on May 31, 2017 2:54 PM



Adairville youngsters and animals have been in the spotlight recently. They are shown, in part of this page.The top two pictures show scenes from the Adairville Elementary School Kindergarten's trip to the Nashville Zoo. They were shared by teacher Jennifer Baker.In the first picture, Piper She...

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Auburn announces fourth quarter Honor Roll

Posted on May 31, 2017 12:56 PM



Auburn Honor Roll for fourth quarter of 2017 The Auburn Elementary School Honor Roll for the final quarter of the 2016-17 school year has been released. The names follow: 4th grade: All A: Chaney Barrow, Seth Bessinger, Trevin Bond, Maddie Burgess, Jillian Christmas, Carter Covington, Andrew...

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Funding available from NRCS for certain conservation practices

By Craig Givens

Posted on May 30, 2017 12:00 PM



The Logan County Conservation Districts will be taking additional applications for cost share assistance for no-till and strip-till vegetable or tobacco crops. Applications will be taken through June 23, 2017. The cost share payment rate is $200 per acre for no-till and $150 per acre for strip-...

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McCutchen Meadows joins Bibb House as filming site

Posted on May 30, 2017 12:26 AM



Beginning June 5, Maydwell Productions will begin filming Cooper’s Plantation in Logan County. As a result of local interest, filming will occur not only at the Bibb House, but also the McCutchen Meadows Plantation in Auburn. Dr. Nancy J. Dawson, the person who has helped to organize many of ...

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100th birthday celebration for women in business pioneer Sarah Frances Ballance Campbell set Saturday

By Jim Turner

Posted on May 29, 2017 11:07 PM



When long-time Logan Countians think of women in business pioneers, the name Miss Agnes Davis usually comes to mind, because of her flamboyant “Lady in Red” style and her bequest of her home, the Bibb House, as a Memorial to the Old South. Miss Agnes has long been gone. Her contemporary...

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KDA spraying for mosquitoes at LBL

By Ted Sloan

Posted on May 26, 2017 5:16 PM



The Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) is working with local officials in western Kentucky in an area close to Logan and Todd counties to combat an outbreak of floodwater mosquitoes in the Land Between the Lakes area. "We chose to take a proactive approach to stop these floodwater mosquitoes ...

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Olmstead announces Spring 2017 honor roll students

Posted on May 25, 2017 7:11 PM



 Olmstead School has announced its fourth quarter honor roll for grades 4-8 in Spring 2017. Eighth Grade A Honor Roll Ali Atkinson, Carly Goodwin, Savannah Hayes, Emily Oliver, Harley Robertson, Price Violette, A-B Honor Roll Sierra Beaty, Tammy Black, Cameron Burchett, John Dawson Celsor,...

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Fuller and Reeves complete FSNB leadership program

By Josh Bowles

Posted on May 25, 2017 3:34 PM



Eight First Southern National Bank Team Members recently successfully completed the bank’s Emerging Leaders Program – Sarah Adams, Keisha Brigance, Bryan Fuller, Alysia Glover, Rebecca Reeves, Jared Topmiller, Jason Tucker and Patrick Workman. Fuller, a graduate of Logan County High Sch...

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New industrial hemp processing plant opening in state

By Ted Sloan

Posted on May 24, 2017 12:52 PM



Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles joined other dignitaries for a ceremony to officially open the new Sunstrand fiber processing plant today in Louisville. Sunstrand converts industrial hemp and similar agricultural feedstocks into fibers and fillers that are compatible with plastics and other ap...

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Lewisburg names students of the month for April and May 2017

Posted on May 21, 2017 7:27 PM



Lewisburg School has named its students of the month for the last two months of the school year, April and May. They are pictured above and identified below from left to right.   April Students of the Month Josh Matthews-Principal, Kailyn Rouse-5th, Brianna Scott-8th, Hallie Roberts-4th, All...

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City school retirees honored at receptions

By Penni Nugent

Posted on May 21, 2017 6:33 PM



On Tuesday evening, at the Russellville Independent School Board of Education Building, prior to the monthly Board meeting, a lovely reception was held for the retirees for this school year.  The following retirees were honored, recognized, and presented gifts for their service to our sch...

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Dual credit allows student to enter SKYCTC as sophomore

By Mark Brooks

Posted on May 19, 2017 2:51 PM



Macey Johnson, a senior at Franklin-Simpson High School and future Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College (SKYCTC) student, is receiving a $1,500 scholarship to SKYCTC as a result of Meritor, Inc. employee Lucille Gartman’s accomplishments. Ms. Gartman, Site Manager at Meritor,...

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Last few days of school year busy at RHS

By Kim McDaniel, RHS Principal

Posted on May 14, 2017 11:37 PM



The Russellville Track team traveled yesterday to Green County for the Regional Class 1A Track Meet and our Panther Track Stars did not disappoint. We have several 1st and 2nd place finishers, along with several students who have now qualified for the state track meet in Lexington next Saturday morn...

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LCHS FFA Envirothon team compete at camp site

By Hannah Price, Reporter

Posted on May 12, 2017 6:16 PM



On April 21, two teams from the Logan County High School FFA chapter traveled to Hardinsburg, home of FFA camp, to compete in Envirothon contests. Previously, the teams went to Baker Nature Preserve in Russellville with the local NRCS and Wildlife Conservation Services to practice for the upcoming c...

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Winners announced for Strawberry Festival Pageant

By Jim Turner

Posted on May 12, 2017 12:54 PM



South Logan’s premier event, the Adairville Strawberry Festival, got off to a good start Tuesday with the Senior Miss and Little Miss Beauty Pageants Tuesday with Alexis Leah Moneypenny being named Senior Miss. Other age group winners were Raelynn Skye Gardner, Darby Ruth Martin, Landree Cate...

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Logan FFA recognizes 2017 Greenhands

By Jon Jukes

Posted on May 10, 2017 10:30 PM



The Logan County High School chapter of the National FFA Organization held its annual Greenhand ceremony April 27 at the high school. The Greenhand ceremony requires first year members to satisfactorily demonstrate an understanding of FFA history, the FFA Creed, FFA Mission statement, motto, salute,...

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LCHS Governor's Scholars involved in variety of activities

By Jon Jukes

Posted on May 4, 2017 1:40 PM



Five Logan County High School juniors recently received notification that they had been accepted into the Kentucky Governor’s Scholars Program for summer 2017. Those who received their appointments into the program were Katie Brooks, Shelby Hardison, Evan Hughes, John Mark Page, and Austin Ray...

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Outgoing Logan FFA officers install their successors

By Hannah Price, Reporter

Posted on May 4, 2017 1:03 PM



The 2017 Logan County FFA Banquet was held on Sunday, April 30, at the Cooperative Extension Office. All members and officers attended, a meal was provided and served by Alumni of our chapter. During the banquet various members received 160 awards for the contests they competed in this year. Outstan...

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RHS teachers present Panther Choice Awards

By Penni Nugent

Posted on May 3, 2017 12:14 PM



Russellville Junior/Senior High School’s 2nd Annual Panther Choice Awards Event was held on Monday, May 1. Each certified teacher/employee was asked to choose a student who represents what they believe to be the Most Outstanding Student of their class.  During the event, each t...

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