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New superintendent spending time with students

Posted on September 29, 2016 10:40 PM



Paul Mullins, the new superintendent of Logan County Schools, is getting back to the basics. While it is not unusual to see Mr. Mullins visiting the schools in the district, it is unusual to see a school Superintendent riding a school bus route! Mullins decided to ride an entire bus route at each s...

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Chloe Newman wins Retired Teachers grandparent essay contest

Posted on September 27, 2016 11:18 PM



A student who has ties to both Olmstead Elementary School and Russellville Junior High School was selected County Winner in the 2016 Grandparent of the Year essay contest sponsored by AARP Kentucky and the Kentucky Retired Teachers Association (KRTA). Chloe Newman is among thousands of Kentucky fif...

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Documentary on The Hilltoppers to premier at WKU

Posted on September 27, 2016 3:21 PM



During the 1950s, an unassuming quartet from Bowling Green made the astonishing rise from college singers to national fame – culminating in 21 songs on the Top 40 charts. The Hilltoppers’ path to stardom is the subject of a new KET documentary premiering Oct. 24 at 8 p.m. CT on KET and&n...

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Harvest of Arts Jr. Division exhibits due this weekend

Posted on September 22, 2016 10:18 PM



“Harvest of Arts” 2016 Junior DivisionLogan County Tobacco & Heritage Festival Fine Art Competition for Area ArtistsSponsored by the Russellville Arts Council ENTRY INFORMATIONThis year the Russellville businesses are getting involved. Selected artworks will be displayed in windows ...

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Clarence Gamble presides over KRTA Third District fall meeting

By Sue Wood

Posted on September 21, 2016 11:33 PM



Former Russellville Schools Administrator Clarence Gamble, who was both a principal and a Central Office staff member, is serving as president of the Third District Retired Teachers Association. He is a graduate of Olmstead High School. The Third District includes Todd, Muhlenberg, Ohio, Butler, Lo...

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Little Panther Academy starts, not too late to join

By Penni Nugent

Posted on September 20, 2016 9:58 PM



Russellville Independent Schools held its first “Little Panther Academy” at the Logan County Public Library on Friday, Sept. 16, from 10—11:30 a.m.  Preschool Director Linda Shelton says she was very pleased with the attendance of the children and families. There were 1...

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RHS Principal's report for Sept. 18

By Kim McDaniel, Principal

Posted on September 18, 2016 8:12 PM



The 2016 RHS Marching Panther Show of Bands was a huge success yesterday at Rhea Stadium and we are certainly glad the rain cleared out for this event! We were proud and honored to have hosted the following schools this year: Dawson Springs, Warren Central, Warren East, Greenwood, Franklin-Simpson, ...

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Lewisburg names Students of the Month for August

Posted on September 14, 2016 5:03 PM



Lewisburg School has named and announced Students of the Month for August 2016. Shown in the picture, from left, are as follows: Olivia Atkinson-3rd Grade, Ashyln Wooldridge-Kindergarten, Jordan Shelton-1st Grade, Nohlan Hostetler-2nd Grade, Kaylee Chandler-4th Grade, Landon Borders-6th Grade...

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Marching Panthers to host show of bands Saturday

By Rebecca Coursey

Posted on September 13, 2016 3:31 PM



On Sept. 17, the Russellville High School Band will host the 38th Annual Show of Bands at Rhea Stadium, with the National Anthem at 5:15 p.m. and the first band taking the field at 6 p.m. Tickets for the show are five dollars, programs are five dollars, and there is a great selection of food availab...

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Russellville Schools observe School Safety Week

Posted on September 13, 2016 12:39 PM



At Russellville Junior/Senior High School, the week of August 15-19, was declared School Safety Week and provided a student-centered instructional approach to school safety through a series of advisory sessions that addressed modern challenges for students, staff, faculty, and families. Throu...

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New Logan County 4-H Agent brings high credentials to the job

By Jim Turner

Posted on September 4, 2016 10:19 PM



Logan County’s new 4-H and Youth Development Agent brings in a wealth of experience in 4-H work and an impressive resume to her new job. Carrie Derossett was welcomed with a reception at the Logan County Extension Office Friday, just two days after she worked her final day as beef coordinator...

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Olmstead names its Rambassadors

Posted on September 4, 2016 7:37 AM



Instead of calling a group of special student leaders ‘Ambassadors’ as they are in many schools, Olmstead School refers to theirs as ‘Rambassadors’ in honor of the school mascot ‘Rams.’ Olmstead School Rambassadors for the 2016-17 School Year are shown in the acc...

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RHS juniors learn about the National Guard

By Penni Nugent

Posted on September 1, 2016 5:07 PM



In deGraffenried Auditorium on Thursday, SSG Louis Pence spoke with Russellville High School juniors regarding the National Guard.  He stated the National Guard is our country’s oldest Branch of the Military (originally called the Militias), originating in 1636. Soldiers in the Nat...

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