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November News Briefs

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



11/29/2013 Croslin named to Bluegrass All-Star team Barrett Croslin, a three-year starter at quarterback for the Russellville Panthers, has been named to the State all-star squad of the Bluegrass All-Star football game, which will be played at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15...

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LCHS FFA Envirothon team wins state title

By Kaitlynn Brown

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



The Logan County FFA Envirothon team received first place in the regional and state Environmental and natural Resources competition this fall. This team of five included Wesley Estes, Adam Wilkins, DJ Lee, Thomas Poole, and Will Hughes. Logan County team members had to prove their skills in many d...

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Kentucky leaders ask for clarification on hemp production laws

By Ted Sloan

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Kentucky farmers should be permitted to grow industrial hemp under existing federal and state law, Agriculture Commissioner James Comer and other Kentucky leaders wrote in a letter to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration seeking clarification of the agency's position on industrial hemp. "The fe...

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Dr. Nancy Cox named first female UK ag dean

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer congratulated Nancy Cox on her appointment as the 11th dean of the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment Tuesday. "I am thrilled that my friend Nancy Cox has been named the first female dean of the UK College of Agriculture...

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Farm Bill delayed again by Congress

By Al Cross, Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Prospects for a new farm law dimmed today, as the chairman of the House Agriculture Committee "said it would be 'very challenging' now for him to meet the Republican leadership’s schedule of having a final agreement back on the House floor by Dec. 13," David Rogers reports for Politico.No...

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Logan Adult Literacy awarded Dollar General grant

By Diane Crawley

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Logan County Adult Literacy Program recently received a $6,000 grant from the Dollar General Literacy Organization to support its literacy programs. Specifically, the grant will provide a new GED Academic Exam Delivery room. It is for the community, administration, facility, staff and students and...

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Obama says non-compliant ACA insurance policies can be renewed

By Al Cross, Kentucky Health News

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



People with insurance policies that don't measure up to the federal health-reform law will be able to renew them for another year, President Obama announced today in an effort to quell outrage about policy cancellations that made hash of his promise "If you like your plan, you can keep it." An esti...

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Food Hero Lewis joins Comer in providing farm income for vets

By Ted Sloan

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



A Kentucky initiative to identify farm products produced by veterans will become a national brand, Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer announced on Veterans Day at the Frazier History Museum in Louisville. The Farmer Veteran Coalition will administer the Homegrown by Heroes program on the...

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Over quarter of million Kentuckians must relinquish insurance policies

By Molly Burchett, Kentucky Health News

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



About 280,000 Kentuckians will have to give up their current insurance policies, which are being discontinued because they don't comply with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, according to the state Department of Insurance. Department spokeswoman Ronda Sloan said individual p...

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Scammers taking advantage of new health insurance

By Al Cross, Kentucky Health News

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Scammers are using the new health-insurance system "as an opportunity to try to collect consumers’ personal information or to make false claims," Gov. Steve Beshear and Attorney General Jack Conway warned Tuesday. Conway's office sent civil investigative subpoenas and cease-and-desist or...

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Many non-insured Kentuckians may qualify for free insurance

By Molly Burchett, Kentucky Health News

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Millions of Americans who don't quite qualify for Medicaid could still get free health insurance through federal subsidies, but this free coverage hasn't gotten much attention, since most of the zero premium plans come with some trade-offs. An analysis by an independent consulting firm, McKins...

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Crossley 1st, Cougars 2nd in cross country Meet of Champions

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



The Logan County cross country teams closed their regular season with what Coach Greg Howard calls “their expected and usual results with great improvement, vigor and a zest to show their friends and family what hard work can do.” The Cougars held their annual cougar Run on Saturday, Oc...

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Events planned for Carrico Family Christmas

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Fundraisers will be held this month to raise money for what was known for decades as Toys for Tots but is now “Bro. Joe’s Family Christmas” in honor of its founder, the lateBro. Joe Carrico. Agape Service Foundation, which incorporated Bro. Joe’s good works into its overall ...

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Pair of area codes in same area just 3 months away

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Telephone customers in western Kentucky have three months left to prepare for mandatory 10-digit dialing, which begins early next year when area code 364 is added to the same geographic area as the current area code 270. “We are now halfway through the transition period that allows customers ...

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October News Briefs

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



10/31/2013 Lady Cougars win tight match for regional title By the narrowest of margins, the Logan County Lady Cougars have won a return trip to the state volleyball tournament. Sophomore Chanler Steenbergen fired the go-ahead kill and freshman Catherine Miller served the two winnin...

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