November 2012 Articles
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Hands across the waters, a Christmas story, Part III

By Algie Ray Smith

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Algie Ray Smith is an accomplished writer who is the author of several books. For many years he wrote a locally based Christmas serial for the local print newspaper. This series of stories written for The Logan Journal takes place in Russellville and Norway in 1941.The day after Thanksgiving was col...

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Hands across the waters, a Christmas story, Part II

By Algie Ray Smith

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Giske is invaded The three German soldiers who came marching up to Rolf Olson’s cottage one quiet day in September 1941 hardly looked older than teenagers. They certainly didn’t look like the war-hardened Nazis about whom Rolf and his wife Astrid had been warned. Rolf met them at the g...

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Hands across the waters, a Christmas story, Part I

By Algie Ray Smith

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Algie Ray Smith is an accomplished writer who is the author of several books. For many years he wrote a locally based Christmas serial for the local print newspaper. Now, 17 years after that tradition ended, he resumes it online for The LoJo. Part One is beginning, appropriately, on Veterans Day. &...

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November filled with tobacco memories

By Paula Clark

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



November's arrival brings chilly mornings with the promise of warmer afternoons, painted landscapes in hues of yellow, red, and orange, and the familiar sight of smoke drifting from tobacco barns--all three turns me a tad nostalgic because it's the beginning of  tobacco stripping season in sout...

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RHS Class of '57 reunites at Festival

By J. Henry Duncan

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Members of the Russellville High School class of 1957 ' Had Its Dream' with a dinner meeting at the Colonial Inn Restaurant in Russellville on October 12. The Colonial Inn at East End and the Tastee Treat Drive Inn on the West side of town were popular gathering places in the 1950s. High school cl...

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Al Smith's KET successor reviews his new book

By Ferrell Wellman

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Kentucky Cured by legendary Kentucky journalist Al Smith is the book his followers, fans and friends wanted. It’s a compilation of narratives and opinions mostly about the influential Kentuckians who provided direction for the state over the past 75 years. Some of Smith’s observations ...

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