October 2017 Articles


Pet resort wins top Haybale Trail award

By Jim Turner

Posted on October 30, 2017 9:42 PM

A Russellville “pet resort” was the winner of the 2017 Hometown Haybale Trail of Logan County, an event and concert sponsored by Logan County Tourism. Home Away from Home Pet Resort, which is located at 707 Hopkinsville Street in Russellville, not only took first place in the Business c...

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Lewisburg School announces Honor Roll and Students of the Month

Posted on October 30, 2017 11:45 AM

Lewisburg School has announced its Honor Roll for the first quarter of 2017-18. Fourth Grade All-A: Payton Covington, Connor Hall, Kaden Sells, Ruby Silas, Casey Slaughter, Isaac Christian, Olivia Atkinson, Wyatt Lawson, Brianna Lott, Troy Stubblefield, Will Tabor, Sam Williamson A & B: Kayda...

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Russellville High announces Honor Roll for first quarter

Posted on October 29, 2017 4:18 PM

A total of 220 Russellville JR/SR High students made the honor roll for the 1st Quarter, Principal Ben Bruni has announced. All students listed had all A’s or all A’s and B’s for the first 9-week grading period.   Grade First Name Last Name   ...

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Adairville School announces First Quarter Honor Roll

Posted on October 28, 2017 10:25 PM

Adairville School First Nine Week Honor Roll 4th Grade A Honor Roll Nathaniel Carsten, Alex Epley, Jackson Harrison, Ridge Holman, Cheyenna Lawrence, Landon Miller, Zade Rogers, Luke Shanklin, Kinsley Taylor, Jeramiah Washington, Tristan Wellman A/B Honor Roll Riley Bayles, Tanner Briley, Kamya...

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Auburn first quarter Honor Roll announced

By Sarah Hatton, Assistant Principal

Posted on October 22, 2017 8:55 PM

4th grade: All A: Tucker Bumpus, Landon Calhoun, Anistyn Cox, Bella Cron, Savannah Duncan, Gabby Gipson, Caroline Ham, Graci Harper, Briahna Higgins, Drew McLellan, Kelby Perdue, Anslee Sams, Anna Stanley, Oscar Syndusta, Connor Thomas, Alli Vaden, Solomon Weiss, Olivia Wells, Colin Wetton A ...

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Lighthouse Leaders spruce up school grounds

By Kristina Rice, Principal

Posted on October 19, 2017 11:34 PM

On Friday, Sept. 29, Adairville School received a make-over on their outdoor classroom thanks to their very own Lighthouse Leader team. The Lighthouse Leaders are a group of students who applied, interviewed, and were accepted to be on a team dedicated to being servant-leaders within the Adairville ...

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City school students learn from Farm Safety Day

By Penni Nugent

Posted on October 17, 2017 10:27 PM

Fourth graders from Stevenson Elementary School and all the area schools traveled to the Logan County Extension Office to participate in the annual Progressive Agriculture Safety Day on a recent Thursday Thursday. The students excitedly tracked from station-to-station for illustrations of the best...

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Works of art contest winners on display during Festival

By Larry Vaught

Posted on October 12, 2017 12:45 PM

Winners of the Russellville Arts Council Harvest of Art, Harvest of Art Jr, and Logan Life 2017 have been announced. They are as follows: Logan Life 2017 (Photography)1st Place –  Shelby Belcher “Faith, Family, & Farm”2nd Place – Steve K Metzger “Rain Gea...

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Violette secures Dollar General grant to help Olmstead special ed students

By Kaye Hendricks

Posted on October 10, 2017 9:43 PM

Brandi Violette, Special Ed teacher at Olmstead Elementary, has been awarded $2,000 from Dollar General.  Dollar General’s Youth Literacy Grants provide funding to schools, public libraries and nonprofit organizations to help students who are below grade level or experiencing difficulty ...

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Russellville faculty and staff focus on improvement with students still on break

By Penni Nugent

Posted on October 10, 2017 9:17 PM

Per Russellville Independent School’s calendar, Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 9 & 10, were dates reserved as District-wide Data Retreat Days.  Monday’s Professional Development consisted of all certified staff joining together at the Logan County Cooperative Extension...

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FFA members help teach farm safety

By Hannah Price, Reporter

Posted on October 8, 2017 10:42 PM

Farm Safety Day was held on Sept. 14 for all 4th graders attending Russellville and the Logan County Schools. These kids spent the day learning about farm safety and what to do in an emergency.  They went to different stations to talk about chemical safety, 911, water and tractor safety and mu...

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Middle groups of Little Mr. and Miss winners named

Posted on October 7, 2017 10:02 PM

Winners of the 2017 Logan County Tobacco & Heritage Festival Little Mister & Miss Pageant have been announced. The middle five of 15 age groups are included in this article.  Photos by Jeremy Hack Photography (with link http://www.jeremyhack.net/p82251696) Boys13- 18 months 1st-...

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Smithsonian's Hometown Teams exhibit begins in Elkton Saturday

By Marianne Stoess, Kentucky Humanities Council

Posted on October 6, 2017 11:26 PM

The Todd County Welcome Center and Kentucky Humanities will explore how sports shape our lives and communities with the Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibit, Hometown Teams, which opens this Saturday. The exhibit will be on display at the Todd County Welcome Center, #1 Public Square in Elkton, ...

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RHS grad Jason Fox helps Iceland promote tourism

Posted on October 6, 2017 10:44 PM

Jason Fox, a Joint Undergraduate-Master’s Program (JUMP) student in the WKU Center for Human GeoEnvironmental Studies(CHNGES) and Department of Geography and Geology, recently completed research in Iceland studying environmental sustainability within the country’s whale watchin...

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Youngest Little Mr. and Miss winners named

Posted on October 5, 2017 1:20 PM

Winners of the 2017 Logan County Tobacco & Heritage Festival Little Mister & Miss Pageant have been announced. The first five age groups are included in this article.  Photos by Jeremy Hack Photography (with link http://www.jeremyhack.net/p82251696)   Girls 0-6 months 1st- ...

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Festival Road Rally winners named

By Dee Dee Brown, Logan Tourism

Posted on October 4, 2017 11:12 PM

The Logan County Tobacco & Heritage Festival Road Rally took place Saturday, Sept. 30 with contestants leaving out from the Historic Logan County Courthouse.  This event was hosted by the Logan County Tourist & Convention Commission this year. Twelve teams competed. The journey took con...

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