October 2017 Articles


Local superintendents explain their concerns with governor's pension reform plan

By Paul Mullins and Bart Flener

Posted on October 31, 2017 3:22 PM

Our area is blessed to have two school systems that both have a long tradition of excellence.While we compete fiercely with each other on the fields and courts in a friendly rivalry, we appreciate the relationship that is shared between Logan County Schools and Russellville Independent Schools, whic...

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Russellville Arts to present 12 Angry People next weekend

By Larry Vaught

Posted on October 26, 2017 10:44 PM

The Russellville Arts Council proudly presents a Sixtieth Anniversary performance of the classic courtroom drama “Twelve Angry Jurors” at the Historic Logan County Courthouse on Friday, Nov. 3 and Saturday, Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. daily and a matinee on Sunday, Nov. 5 at 2 p.m. This adaption ...

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LCHS Principal's Report for Oct. 20

By Caycee Spears, Principal

Posted on October 20, 2017 10:32 PM

Logan County High School students with perfect attendance for the first quarter took part in an ice cream celebration Friday afternoon in the courtyard. Extracurricular pursuits Congratulations to the following LCHS groups: ·  Football team – District champions (In addition to t...

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RHS Principal's Report for Oct. 15

By Ben Bruni, Principal

Posted on October 15, 2017 4:10 PM

Community Excellence This past week has seen a flourish of activity at Russellville Jr./Sr. High School! We had dignitaries from Kentucky State on campus for the opening of the RJSHS nationally recognized Aquaculture project. The Tobacco Festival brought many to the campus of the school, including...

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Festival Square Dance Friday to honor folk games history

By J. Henry Duncan

Posted on October 9, 2017 12:14 PM

Square Dancing, a form of Folk Dancing, has long been a part of Logan County heritage. Square Dances in rural Logan County in the early 1900s following the harvest season were held in parlors of farmhouses; the furniture was pushed back to the walls and the rugs were rolled up to form the ...

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RHS Principal's Report for Oct. 8

By Ben Bruni, Principal

Posted on October 8, 2017 5:28 PM

As we close up Fall Break, and the leaves begin to change colors and the evening air takes on a cooler crispness, hopefully everyone had a restful time off and recharged the batteries a bit! Heading into the second quarter of the school year, there is the excitement that comes with the holiday seaso...

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Evelyn Richardson, Logan's version of The Giver, honored at library

By Elaine Ezell, Friends of the Library

Posted on October 3, 2017 9:48 PM

In the book The Giver by Lois Lowry, the individual known as the Giver keeps the memories and history of that community. In a different manner Evelyn Richardson keeps the memories and history of Logan County. Mrs. Richardson has been associated with the Logan County Library since the library’...

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