May 2020 Articles


Calista Petrie & Brennan Christmas lead Olmstead graduates

By Kerri Hayes

Posted on May 30, 2020 5:41 PM

The Olmstead 8th Grade Class of 2020 held their graduation promotion recognition on Thursday, May 14. Students and their families lined up for a drive-through ceremony to celebrate their accomplishments. Staff members along with Olmstead Board member Johnny Dawson cheered on each student as the...

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Bella Gaddis, Jacob Regan & Ta'Keria Mason lead Adairville Class of 2020

Posted on May 27, 2020 9:40 AM

Bella Gaddis is valedictorian while Jacob Regan and Ty’Keria Lynae Masonare co-salutatorians of the Adairville Middle School Class of 2020. Principal Kristina Rice says, “Congratulations to our 8th grade class of 2020 at Adairville School. We are very proud of our students, and we wish ...

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Former superintendent Smith to lead city schools during interim

Posted on May 26, 2020 6:00 PM

The Russellville Independent School Board of Education has named veteran educator and former Panther Superintendent Leon Smith as acting superintendent of the southcentral Kentucky school district. Smith had a very successful tenure as Russellville Independent School superintendent beginning in...

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Micah Page, Jaden Hayes, Brea Croslin lead LCHS graduating class

By Jim Turner

Posted on May 26, 2020 2:30 PM

  In the most unusual second semester in modern school history, the Logan County High School Class of 2020 still earned high school degrees and honors in unique form. They spent the last three months of their high school careers taking classes online instead of face to face and most extracurri...

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Logan Aluminum's David Ford named SKYCTC Student of the Year

By Mark Brooks

Posted on May 22, 2020 6:58 PM

  Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College (SKYCTC) selects David Ford as SKYCTC Student of the Year. David grew up in Drakesboro, Kentucky, where, after graduation from high school in 1985, he worked as a surface coal miner for 26 years. When the coal industry in Muhlenberg Coun...

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Adairville Principal Kristina Rice to assume same role at Auburn

Posted on May 20, 2020 7:37 PM

  Auburn School has announced the selection of Kristina Rice as the new principal. Rice has been working in the Logan County school system for 15 years as a high school English teacher, a district curriculum coordinator, the assistant principal at Auburn School, and most recently the principa...

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Chandlers School honors graduating 8th Graders

By Robbie Davis, Principal

Posted on May 20, 2020 6:17 PM

  Chandler’s School recognized the accomplishments of 53 eighth graders with a Promotion Parade on Monday, May 18. Staff members cheered from the sidewalk as students stopped at stations and picked up t-shirts, cupcakes, treat bags, diplomas, and awards. Several students received indiv...

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Flener resigning as Russellville superintendent

Posted on May 15, 2020 12:22 PM

  Bart Flener, superintendent of the Russellville City Schools the past three years, informed faculty and staff Friday morning by email that he is resigning to accept one of the top positons in education in this area. His remarks follow: Email from Bart Flener: Good morning on this fine Fri...

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RMS to hold in-vehicle 8th Grade commencement, parade

By Cameron Jackson, Russellville Middle School Principal

Posted on May 5, 2020 1:24 PM

  Russellville Middle School will host an 8th Grade Promotion Ceremony on May 15 at 6 p.m. on parts of the Russellville Middle School & Russellville High School campuses. The instructions and rules for participation are listed below. Please RSVP at this link. ONLY CARS CONTAINING AN 8TH...

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EBP offering payment options for customers affected by COVID-19

By Kim Reeves

Posted on May 2, 2020 7:48 PM

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has thrust our community into unknown territory. We recognize this is a frightening time and that many in our community have faced both health and economic impacts. In our effort to help those who have suffered a job loss or other substantial l...

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