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Antique Gas Engine and Tractor Show underway at Auburn

By Jim Turner

Posted on May 31, 2018 10:27 PM



The 28th annual Logan County Antique Gas Engine and Tractor Association is underway through Saturday at Auburn’s McCutchen Coke Park.   Engines, tractors, truck and farm equipment are on display at the park, beginning at 8 a.m. Friday and Saturday. Muscle tractors from the 1960s and &l...

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Strawberry Festival crowns Little Misses

Posted on May 28, 2018 8:49 PM



  Three girls in each age/grade group were award winners in the Little Miss competition of the Adairville Strawberry Festival. They are pictured on this page and named in this story. According to event coordinator Teresa Morrison, these are the winners, shown from left: Little Miss 2-year-ol...

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Stevenson honors 5th graders moving on up

By Penni Nugent

Posted on May 27, 2018 11:14 PM



  Stevenson Elementary School held its 5th Grade Promotion Ceremony on Thursday, May 24. Principal Robin Cornelius welcomed the families and friends of those being recognized. Lay’Auna Smith gave the invocation, and special music was performed by the 5thGrade Band under the directio...

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Stephen Stratton seeking his dream job, sheriff

By Jim Turner

Posted on May 21, 2018 11:08 PM



  Stephen Stratton says, “My dream has always been to be the Logan County Sheriff. I have worked the past 20 years for this moment. I have put in thousands of hours to be where I am today. I took the biggest risk of my life by filing to run for Sheriff. I was aware there stood a chance I...

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Dickie Carter wants to continue service and leadership on fiscal court

By Jim Turner

Posted on May 21, 2018 9:43 PM



  Service and leadership have always been a part of Dickie Carter. He wants to continue that by being elected to another term on Logan Fiscal Court as the First District magistrate. The native Logan Countian has been elected to that seat four times, dating back to 1992. He served five years f...

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RHS Ambassadors gather for lunch at Federal Grove

By Penni Nugent

Posted on May 19, 2018 2:35 PM



  The Russellville Junior/Senior High School Ambassadors held their 7th Annual End-of-the-Year Luncheon on Wednesday, May 16, at Federal Grove in Auburn. They enjoyed a delicious meal and an afternoon of fellowship with their guests.  Superintendent Bart Flener addressed the g...

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RHS bands perform spring concerts

By Penni Nugent

Posted on May 19, 2018 12:43 PM



Thursday at deGraffenried Auditorium, the Russellville Independent School District held its annual Spring Band Concert, and what a fantastic display of talented students! Many commented it was the best they have ever heard! Student Band members are:  5th Grade Band: (Flutes) Jasmine Dun...

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Wallace Whittaker seeking reelection as Logan County sheriff

By Jim Turner

Posted on May 17, 2018 11:39 PM



  Wallace Whittaker is running for a fifth consecutive term as Logan County sheriff, subject to the May 23 Democratic primary. Whittaker feels he has the experience, the credentials and the public support to continue as sheriff. He is asking voters to “Keep a Working Sheriff.” His...

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EPB awarded grant to promote safety

By Kim Reeves, Russellville EPB

Posted on May 13, 2018 10:41 PM



  “We use every opportunity to make our city safer,” said General Manager Dale Vowell, referring to the $1,500 grant that the Russellville Electric Plant Board was recently awarded by the Kentucky League of Cities Insurance Services (KLCIS). “This grant will be used to purc...

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Public service comes naturally for commonwealth's attorney candidate Neil Kerr

By Jim Turner

Posted on May 9, 2018 6:57 PM



Public and community service runs in the bloodline of Neil Kerr, making it natural that he would become a candidate for Commonwealth's Attorney for Logan and Todd counties, Kentucky's 7th Judicial Circuit. His grandfather, the late John Kerr, not only succeeded the late Harry Whipple as plant manag...

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RHS band performs for Stevenson students

Posted on May 7, 2018 12:30 PM



The Russellville Junior/Senior High School Band traveled to perform at Stevenson Elementary School on Friday, April 27. Band students performing were:  Zachary Baker, Rilee Boisseau, Olivia Bollenbecker, Sharaya Booze, Noah Brown, Maleah Buckner, Cole Celsor, Amariah Christie, Cecily Christie,...

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Area career specialists visit LCHS

Posted on May 5, 2018 10:57 PM



Robert Boone, President/CEO with the South Central Workforce Development Board, along with representatives from the Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce and the Kentucky Career Center recently visited Logan County High School to help seniors plan for their futures. The cadre of business professi...

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