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RHS band leaving Friday for state competition

By Jim Turner

Posted on October 30, 2014 2:21 PM



The Russellville High School Marching Panthers have earned a spot in the state Class A Band semifinals Saturday. Principal Kim McDaniel says, “Congratulations to our Marching Panther Band, Mr. Brian Brown and his staff on placing third overall at the West Regionals this weekend. The...

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Cougar band to be honored Friday before heading to state

By Jim Turner

Posted on October 30, 2014 1:19 PM



The Logan County High School Band will be honored with a Cougar Walk on Friday at 2:25 p.m. as they board buses to go to Berea for state band competition on Saturday, according to Principal Casey Jaynes. At Regional Competition Saturday in Hopkinsville’s Stadium of Champions, the Marching Cou...

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Mistletoe Market to start Christmas shopping season Saturday

By Jim Turner

Posted on October 28, 2014 12:06 AM



The Christmas shopping season starts seriously and sensationally this Saturday when several Logan County craftspeople and franchise specialty dealers offer their creations and wares at what is being called the Mistletoe Market. The Christmas & Holiday boutique featuring local vendors will be he...

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Stevenson scholars see circus up close

Posted on October 27, 2014 4:58 PM



Stevenson Elementary School students who scored Proficient or Distinguished on last year's K-PREP test were treated to a sneak-peak of Friday's circus earlier in the day. Included in the tour were jugglers and several exotic animals.Logan County Tourist & Convention Commission brought the world-...

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Phil Gregory tells voters what he would do as jailer

By Jim Turner

Posted on October 26, 2014 9:43 PM



This is the fourth feature on candidates who are advertising on The Logan Journal. Phil Gregory is not only asking people to vote for him to be Logan County Jailer next week, but he’s also giving them reasons why they should. Gregory promises he will do the following: *Continue to supp...

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Dickie Carter wants to continue public service in return to fiscal court

By Jim Turner

Posted on October 23, 2014 11:43 PM



This is the second in a series of articles about candidates who have chosen to advertise on  The Logan Journal. Dickie Carter has spent the majority of his adult life serving the public. He wants to continue doing so by returning to the First District seat on Logan Fiscal Court. The nati...

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KLC honors Rep. Martha Jane King

Posted on October 23, 2014 1:07 PM



Representative Martha Jane King (D-Lewisburg) was honored with a “Friend of Kentucky Cities” award on Wednesday afternoon in Frankfort. The “Friend of Kentucky Cities” award is given by the Kentucky League of Cities (KLC) to legislators who perform outstanding work ...

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Jo Orange is seeking a 4th term from the 5th District

By Jim Turner

Posted on October 22, 2014 1:56 PM



This is the first in a series of articles about candidates who have chosen to advertise on The Logan Journal. Jo Orange, who has been a conservative voice on Logan Fiscal Court for 12 years, is seeking a fourth term as the magistrate representing the Fifth District, which is comprised mostly o...

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WKU honors top Logan, RHS students

Posted on October 20, 2014 3:36 PM



WKU honored 44 students from six high schools in five southcentral Kentucky counties for their academic achievements recently. This year’s group has an average ACT composite score of 27.96 and grade-point average of 3.93 and included 21 Kentucky Governor’s Scholars. The following stude...

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Celebration of 75th Year of Rhea a special homecoming

By Jim Turner

Posted on October 9, 2014 6:13 PM



Tobacco & Heritage Festival time is the most special week of the year in Logan County. It’s always a wonderful time to visit with old friends, many of whom only visit the Land of Logan once a year or once every five years for their class reunions. With that said, we had another special ti...

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Good News for Logan County Schools

Posted on October 7, 2014 2:45 PM



Each month the Logan County Board of Education hears/sees a presentation about activities at the various schools and gets Good News Reports from the schools. They learned the following at the September meeting:   Sherrie Pryor, English Language Arts teacher at Chandlers School, introduced 8th...

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Logan County Farm Bureau holds its annual meeting

By John Alcott

Posted on October 7, 2014 12:20 PM



The Logan County Farm Bureau held its annual meeting Sept. 13 at the Logan County Extension Office. Following the meal catered by the Logan County FFA, President Jeremy Robertson presided over the program and business meeting.  Farm Bureau State Board Member and Magist...

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Urban Gardening Project visited by Stevenson students

By Donna Brown Wilkerson

Posted on October 5, 2014 9:15 PM



On Oct. 1, students from Stevenson Elementary School went on a mini field trip to enjoy the Russellville Urban Gardening Project. Each grade level spent approximately one hour at the garden, which is located on a previously vacant lot along East Fifth Street. It began in the summer of 2014 and is ...

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Alex Hughes places second in state fair FFA tobacco

By Jim Turner

Posted on October 2, 2014 11:44 PM



A handicapper picking the odds on a favorite for next week’s Tobacco Show that’s always part of the Logan County Tobacco & Heritage Festival might want to look to South Logan. Not only did Alex Hughes, who is now a junior at Logan County High School, win both the Youth and Open divi...

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