May 2019 Articles


Quarles says USDA legal opinion provides certainty to hemp industry

Posted on May 30, 2019 5:34 PM

Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles issued a statement following the publication of a legal opinion from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) on hemp clarifying that hemp is a legal agricultural crop that can be moved across state lines: “The policy announcement from ...

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Joe Ross to seek election as Circuit Judge for Logan and Todd counties

Posted on May 29, 2019 7:32 PM

Joe Ross, who has begun his third term as Logan County Attorney this year, has announced his intention to run for circuit judge serving Logan and Todd counties upon the retirement of long-time Circuit Judge Tyler Gill. That is expected to come soon. Ross is a graduate of Western Kentucky University...

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Logan Farmers' Market to open with new Tuesday hours

By Jim Turner

Posted on May 28, 2019 7:31 PM

The Logan County Farmers’ Market begins its 14th season of operation in its current location this Saturday, June 1. The 2019 edition brings the biggest change since the market moved from its East Fourth Street site to the then-new UK Ag Pavilion behind the Logan County Extension Office in 20...

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Rileigh Gossett and Mariah Perdue lead Auburn graduates

Posted on May 26, 2019 11:57 AM

  Auburn Elementary School celebrated its 37th eighth grade graduation on Friday, May 24, at 6 p.m. On May 23, both 8th grade students and LCHS seniors from Auburn walked the halls in their caps and gowns, to the cheers of all students K-7th. Congratulations to the graduating class of 2019 a...

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Kinsey Hayes and Rachel Dezarn lead Olmstead graduates

Posted on May 26, 2019 7:11 AM

The Olmstead 8th Grade Class of 2019 held their graduation ceremony on Thursday, May 23. Parents, grandparents, family, friends, staff and community members filled the gym to celebrate. A Year in Review video of memories from the year was played while everyone gathered to their seats. After the gr...

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Auburn Bank to move Auburn location to site near 68-80

Posted on May 24, 2019 12:39 PM

  Auburn Banking Company is proud to announce its upcoming move of their West Main Street Auburn office to a new state-of-the-art location. The new property is located off Sugar Maple Lane close to Bowling Green Road. The land was purchased in November of 2018 and the move is targeted to take ...

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Milam, Taylor & Price take FFA Star honors

By Lindsey Brinkley, Chapter Reporter

Posted on May 23, 2019 11:10 AM

At the annual Logan County FFA Banquet, three FFA members were awarded the highest honors for FFA members—Star Farmer, Star in Placement, and Star in Agribusiness. The Star Farmer award goes to the individual that showed exceptional qualities working on the farm. Zach Milam was named the cha...

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Cameron Jackson named principal as RMS separates from RHS

By Jim Turner

Posted on May 20, 2019 8:03 PM

  Russellville Jr./Sr. High School has functioned as one school under one principal and two assistant principals in recent years, but they will be recognized separately as Russellville Middle School and Russellville High School effective July 1. They, of course, will continue to adjoin each ot...

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Joe Hendricks to seek election as Circuit Judge for Logan and Todd counties

Posted on May 20, 2019 6:01 PM

Joe W. Hendricks Jr. has announced his candidacy for Circuit Judge for Logan and Todd counties after current Judge Tyler Gill’s retirement on July 31. The election to fill the vacancy will be part of the General Election on Tuesday, Nov. 5. Hendricks is a native of Logan County and a 1988 g...

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Seniors smile after making Russellville Ready presentations

By Matthew Williams, RHS Student Reporter

Posted on May 14, 2019 6:30 PM

  Throughout the second week of May, nervous seniors piled into the Russellville Schools Central Office with uncertainty on their minds. The Russellville Ready presentations were destined to happen, but that didn’t make speaking in front a panel of people any less nerve-wracking. This c...

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This week at RHS, beginning May 6, 2019

By Ben Bruni, Principal

Posted on May 6, 2019 8:29 PM

  Lots happening at RJSHS in the upcoming days! Just wanted to share with you all in the event that you would like to attend or be a part of these events! Panther Choice Awards These were held tonight in the RHS Lobby. We honored the best of RJSHS as teachers presented individual awards to ...

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Logan alumni help SKYCTC Surgical Tech students win regional Scrub Bowl

By Mark Brooks

Posted on May 3, 2019 7:18 PM

  Two alumni of Logan County High School are among the Surgical Technology students from Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College (SKYCTC) who placed first in the Association of Surgical Technologists (AST) “Scrub Bowl” held at their regional Spring conference at Eliza...

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