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September News Briefs

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



9/30/2013 Turner Valley featured on public television Turner Valley Produce of Russellville is being featured this week along with Jackson’s Orchard of Bowling Green and a community garden project in Henderson on a Main Street segment on PBS about locally grow...

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Federal shutdown won't stop Obamacare, Kentucky insurance exchange

By Molly Burchett, Kentucky Health News

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



The federal government is on the brink of shutdown after House Republicans refused to pass a budget unless it involved a delay in the health reform law, and both Senate Democrats and the White House have said they will block any such budget resolution. In the event that Congress doesn't reach a comp...

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Genealogical Society offering Oct. 19 seminar

By Judy Lyne

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



The Logan County Genealogical Society will host an all day seminar on Oct. 19 at Southern Heights Baptist Church’s activity building. Doors open at 8 a.m. with sessions from 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. For lunch, an hour and a half break will be allowed for lunch on participants’ own. Coffee ...

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Auburn named national Blue Ribbon School

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Tuesday the U. S. Department of Education (USED) named five Kentucky public schools as 2013 National Blue Ribbon Schools, based on their overall academic excellence or their progress in improving student academic achievement. The five Kentucky schools are: ·Auburn Elementary, Logan County ...

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Good News for September

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



As is usually the case, members of the Logan County Board of Education heard “Good News” from the schools in the district at their September meeting. Adairville teachers Sandra Bollenbecker and Lori Bouldin introduced Bennie Guzman, Hannah Crutchfield, Dominque Goin, Dustin Brown, Olivi...

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Lewisburg School to induct first Hall of Fame class Friday

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



This Friday, Sept. 20, Lewisburg School will host its first-ever Hall of Fame Leadership Night. Fourteen alumni of Lewisburg School who have become leaders, either locally or elsewhere, will be inducted into the Lewisburg School Hall of Fame. “This event has been a big undertaking, as we are...

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RHS junior honored for art by national organization

By Russellville Schools Website

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



The national Association of Farmworker Opportunity Programs has named Russellville High School junior Jovani Pacheco-Ramirez second place winner of the Migrant and Seasonal Farmworker Children Art Contest for 2013. “Jovani’s art speaks to the balancing act that farmworker children go th...

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Hemp panel tells feds Kentucky moving forward on hemp production

By Ted Sloan

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



The Kentucky Industrial Hemp Commission on Thursday directed Kentucky Department of Agriculture staff to begin writing regulations governing industrial hemp production in the commonwealth and voted to serve notice to the federal government that Kentucky is moving forward.The commission called for a ...

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Insurance surcharge on smokers unfair, critics contend

By Molly Burchett, Kentucky Health News

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Supporters of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act have touted its goal to provide health insurance to all Americans without discrimination, such as prohibiting insurers from denying coverage due to pre-existing conditions. But it allows them to charge smokers more for it, and the official...

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RHS students earn cash awards for AP success

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Russellville High School was accepted as part of the Advance KY initiative last year, which is designed to help our students be better prepared for Advanced Placement classes and exams for English, science and math. As a result of student participation and teacher training, RHS had more students enr...

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Don and Meredith Halcomb honored for conservation

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Don and Meredith Halcomb, who have an Adairville address but are equally at home in Logan and Simpson counties, are a duo counted as one of three finalist for a prestigious award and a $10,000 prize in November. The theme for the 2013 Kentucky Ag Summit is a subject of extraordinary and growing imp...

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August News Briefs

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



/31/2013 Panthers beat Falcons in home opener The Russellville Panthers recorded an impressive home football opening win Friday. Coach John Myers' Panthers fell behind Fort Campbell early, took the lead at halftime, dropped back into a 28-28 tie and then won 42=35 a...

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