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News Briefs on The LoJo in September 15

By Jim Turner

Posted on September 30, 2015 11:24 PM



9/30/2015 Russellville Jr. Pro Basketball signups slated Thursday Junior Pro Basketball signups for both boys and girls will be held in the Stevenson Elementary School gym lobby Thursday from 4-6 p.m. It’s for students in grades K-6. The fee is $25. Entry fo...

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Whitfield announces he will not seek another term

By Marty Irby

Posted on September 30, 2015 3:48 PM



U.S. Representative Ed Whitfield (R-KY-01) has announced today he will not seek a 12th term in Congress. He has represented Logan County in Washington for over two decades. “Representing the people of the 1st District for 21 years has been an honor,” said Whitfield. “I w...

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Chamber announces Quik Fit opens gym in Russellville

By Ryan Craig, Executive Director

Posted on September 28, 2015 4:02 PM



QUIK FIT TO HAVE RIBBON CUTTING THURSDAY Before we get neck-deep in all of the Tobacco and Heritage Festival events, I wanted to put the upcoming ribbon-cutting and open house for Quik Fit, a new 24-hour exercise facility in Logan Plaza that opened last week, on the top of the newsletter. Quik Fit...

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Chandlers students watch Hot Rods, study bullying

By Robbie Davis, Principal

Posted on September 28, 2015 11:03 AM



The Bowling Green Hot Rods conducted an anti-bullying day in September at the Bowling Green Ballpark. As part of this day, schools around the area were invited to attend a full nine-inning baseball game as well as learn about the effect bullying has on individuals in their lives. Chandlers Elementa...

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Scarbrough, Barnett represent schools on Leadership Logan

By Penni Nugent

Posted on September 27, 2015 8:54 PM



The adult 2015-2016 Leadership Logan Class has begun. Seventeen individuals from all walks of life gathered for Orientation on Thursday, Aug. 6, for an introduction to what the next nine months would hold for them. They will be learning about the great wealth of natural resources, people, and o...

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Primitive Camp Meeting next week at Red River Meeting House

Posted on September 27, 2015 5:19 AM



The 20th annual Primitive Camp Meeting and Rendezvous will be held at the Red River Meeting House and Cemetery near Adairville and Schochoh Oct. 9-11. It starts at 9 a.m. on Friday and lasts until 3 p.m. on Sunday. In 1996 this event was started with a vision to inform the public of the 1800 reviva...

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Autumn Hopkins named Festival queen

Posted on September 25, 2015 10:46 AM



Autumn Hopkins was crowned queen of the Logan County Tobacco & Heritage Festival Thursday at deGraffenried Auditorium. Brent Summers served as master of ceremonies and Sharon Dockins was the pageant director. Paige Dockins is the Festival chairman. A list of the winners follows: QUEEN: Chelse...

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Marching Cougars place in pair of shows, to host own show Saturday

Posted on September 21, 2015 2:35 PM



The Logan County Marching Cougars had a busy marching day on Saturday, Sept.  19.  They performed at Butler County High School that afternoon, and received third place in Class 4A.  They performed that night at Russellville’s Show of Bands at Rhea Stadium, and received second pl...

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Tobacco Festival Calendar of Events released by Chamber

By Ryan Craig, Executive Director

Posted on September 21, 2015 10:34 AM



In sports they call it crunch time. In bull riding they call it white knuckles. For Star Wars fans it is 10 minutes before midnight on Dec. 18 when the new movie is set to open as the Star Wars fan holds tight to his/her plastic light saber. Basically, it is GO TIME. The last few days before the 20...

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RATC Open House Thursday to emphasize Community Service

Posted on September 20, 2015 4:12 PM



Planning has started for the Russellville Area Technology Center to launch a CTSO “Unite to Serve” Project. “Unite to Serve” is a statewide project designed by Kentucky’s Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSO) for implementation during the 2015-2016 school ye...

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Logan Farm Bureau holds annual meeting

By John Alcott

Posted on September 17, 2015 5:01 PM



The Logan County Farm Bureau Federation held its annual meeting Saturday, Sept. 12 at the Extension Office with approximately 250 members in attendance. The Logan County High School FFA prepared and served a grilled pork chop dinner. Following the invocation by Russell Poore, the pledge of allegianc...

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Electric Plant Board announces new rate schedule

Posted on September 16, 2015 9:49 PM



The Russellville Electric Plant Board has announced a new rate structure which will go into effect next month. Those rates follow:   ELECTRIC PLANT BOARD RUSSELLVILLE, KY NOTICE OF CURRENT RATES   The following base rates will be in effect for the EPB’s October 2015 revenue ...

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Riley-White affiliates with Health Mart, bring Healthy Living bus to town

By Jim Turner

Posted on September 15, 2015 11:28 PM



  Not only is Russellville’s Riley-White Drugs & Healthcare now a part of Health Mart, but Health Mart is coming to Russellville. Health Mart’s Healthy Living Tour bus will be set up at Riley-White on Russellville’s Carrico Park Square this Thursday from 9 a.m. until noo...

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Robbie Davis moves up to Chandlers principal

Posted on September 15, 2015 3:52 PM



Robbie Davis was named the new principal of Chandlers School on Monday. She was selected by the Site-Based Decision Making Council to replace Caycee Spears, who recently accepted the position of principal at Logan County High School. Davis has served as the assistant principal at Chandlers sin...

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I-65 at Natcher exits to close for repairs

By Wes Watt

Posted on September 14, 2015 1:54 PM



The ramps at the Interstate 65 and Natcher Parkway interchange in Bowling Green will close for a safety improvement project. The ramps will close individually overnight for one night each. Only one entrance or exit will close per night to keep traffic flowing as well as possible. A detour with signs...

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RHS Football Homecoming Court named, special days on tap

By Kim McDaniel, Principal

Posted on September 13, 2015 8:42 PM



This week at RJSHS is Homecoming 2015 with the activities culminating in the crowning of our King and Queen on Friday night during the game with Todd County.  We have spirit days planned for each day, with students being recognized daily for their efforts with different prizes from our Pep Club...

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Auburn and Olmstead schools named Honorable Mention

By Ben Kemplin

Posted on September 10, 2015 4:02 PM



On Tuesday, Sept. 8, a list of 66 schools from across the Commonwealth was released from The Kentucky Department of Education.  This list was for Honorable Mentions, schools which are being recognized regarding teaching conditions, school safety and student achievement.  Two schools on t...

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Logan Chamber develops, announces Strategic Plan

By Ryan Craig, Executive Director

Posted on September 3, 2015 5:33 PM



In an important step that took months of planning and hard work, the Logan County Chamber Board of Directors has finalized the Chamber’s Strategic Plan. A big thanks to those who helped, gave advice and listened to the drafts (there were many) before we settled on the document. Now, just ...

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Fruit of the Loom rewards LCHS for purchases

Posted on September 2, 2015 2:16 PM



Fruit of the Loom, Inc., based in Bowling Green, has announced several local schools as winners in the Fruit Smart Hometown Loyalty program, including Logan County High School.  Others are Jody Richards Elementary in Warren County, Franklin-Simpson High School and Edmonson County High School. ...

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Russsellville Technology offering open house

Posted on September 1, 2015 11:03 PM



Russellville Area Technology Center would like to invite all current and future parents of Russellville ATC students to their Open House. The Open House will preview plans for the 2015-16 School Year as well as help inform the guest on how the school plans to increase their number of Prepatory /Care...

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