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A Christmas Story, Part II, Sledding on Summer Street

By Algie Ray Smith

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



For background on the series "Another Gift of the Magi," see Part I at http://www.theloganjournal.com/Stories.aspx?Article=guests189  Part II: Sledding on Summer Street Hill  A Christmas Story After they were seated on the brown leather sofa, Grandfather related his story: The first sn...

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On Thanksgiving Day, thank America's farmers

By Commissioner James Comer

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



On Thanksgiving Day, many of us gather around a table and give thanks for our families, our friends, our jobs, and our health. This year, I hope you add to that list - and take a moment to thank a farmer. The modern American farmer is a miracle of productivity and efficiency. The average American f...

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Hornets thank those who made first season special

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



While shopping and door-buster deals may be associated with this holiday, Thanksgiving, at its root, is about being thankful for the benefits, support, and blessings one has received. And it is at this moment we wanted to repeat our sentiment expressed last week, and thank the Bowling Green area com...

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Thoughts from a grateful daughter

By Sherrie Corum Pryor

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Editor’s Note: Auburn Baptist Church will honor Grover and Mary Corum at this Sunday’s service, beginning at 11 a.m. They married Aug. 10, 1946 and moved to Auburn in 1958. They have been members of the congregation ever since. They have three children—Vickie Corum, Allen Corum (an...

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Another Gift of the Magi, A Christmas Story

By Algie Ray Smith

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



 Part One: The Miniature Bicycle Third grader Marc Brand and his grandfather were out Christmas shopping. Grandfather, whom Marc called Ol Pa, was visiting from Sunnyside Beach, Fla. Marc’s mother was happy when her dad visited because she worried about him living all alone so far away. ...

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Readers share memories of the day JFK died

By Various Authors

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



The LoJo invited readers to share their memories of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, who died 50 years ago today. Some of their submissions follow: Porter McLean: “Nov. 22, 1963, Russellville High School, about 1:30 p.m  I was a senior at RHS and remember this moment quite...

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Reflections on being alive the day the president died

By Patty Smith

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



The day that President Kennedy was assassinated is one that has never, ever, faded from mymemory. It was lunch time and those of us who "walked to town" for lunch at Perry's Drugstore had gotten back just in time for our first class after lunch. (I remember we had tuna fish sandwiches and vanilla ...

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Musings from The Nest on Plate Filling

By Merry Lee Brewer

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



We all have a plate . . . some are fuller than others . . . some of us are looking around trying to decide what to put on it. How do we decide what we’re going to put on our plate? The answer seems to be simple enough: If we don’t like it, it ain’t goin’ on our plate. Why ca...

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Kentucky needs to do more to prevent diabetes

By Gilbert Friedell and Isaac Joyner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



World Diabetes Day is Nov. 14, and we urgently need to address this plague right here at home. Diabetes is a major public health problem — an epidemic — in the United States. One out of 10 people over the age of 20 now has diabetes, primarily Type 2 or “adult onset” diabetes,...

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Woman who named iconic pizza parlor explains origin

By Brenda Sisk Senseney

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Sylfoni’s Pizza, a Russellville icon for almost half a century, is being moved by current owner Karen Rainwaters from the backside of Bethel Shopping Center to the Logan Place shopping center. The LoJo asked Brenda Sisk Senseney, whose family began the business, to write a Guest Article about ...

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