September 2017 Articles


Mallory Whitson wins first 4-H and FFA Hog Show

By Hannah Price, Reporter

Posted on September 21, 2017 3:29 PM

The first Logan County 4-H/FFA Youth Terminal Hog Show and Sale, which is expected to become an annual event, was held on Sept. 5, at 5 p.m. at the Logan County Agriculture Arena. The Logan County FFA had three participants, Mallory Whitson, Noah Rust, and Zach Milam.   Former President Andre...

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RHS GATE students participate in WKU leadership event

By Penni Nugent

Posted on September 20, 2017 10:45 AM

Current Russellville High School GATE students, under the direction of Mrs. Nancy Skipworth, joined others from around the region at Western Kentucky University on Friday, Sept. 15, for the High School Leadership Conference.  RHS Students participated in sessions such as "Goal S...

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LCHS FFA members and teams compete at state fair

By Hannah Price, Reporter

Posted on September 19, 2017 11:02 PM

On August 17 and 18, the Logan County FFA Chapter attended the Kentucky State Fair. The members and officers competed in a variety of judging contests ranging from Dairy, Livestock to Meats. Along with other contests in Agronomy, Nursery, Floriculture, and Quiz contest. Freshmen that have recited th...

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LCHS hosts 5th annual Close the Deal event

By Jon Jukes, LCHS Library Media Specialist

Posted on September 19, 2017 10:22 PM

Recently Logan County High School seniors took part in the school’s fifth annual Close the Deal event. The program’s creator, former Kentucky Lt. Governor Jerry Abramson, believed “if we truly want to prepare Kentucky’s next generation of leaders for the demands of the 21st c...

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Auburn students receive Tiger Spirit awards

By Sarah Hatton, Assistant Principal

Posted on September 19, 2017 4:23 PM

Thirty-two exceptional students were recently recognized in the first Tiger SPIRIT ceremony of the year for Auburn Elementary School.  Teachers and students nominated an individual from their class they felt best represented the qualities of Tiger SPIRIT:  self-discipline, perseverance, ...

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Houchens employee reunion set Friday

Posted on September 13, 2017 11:28 PM

Houchen's Employee Reunion will be on Friday, Sept. 15, beginning 6 p.m. at the Sportsman Club for any employee who has ever worked at any Houchens store. This is the only reunion that has ever been held. Jimmy Davenport, Kim Grider Coleman, Glen and Linda Hatler and Sharon Milam Ray have been pla...

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Night golf scramble set Saturday for Jason Shoemake family

By Jim Turner

Posted on September 13, 2017 10:54 AM

A night golf scramble, auction and dinner will be held this Saturday to benefit the family of the late Jason Shoemake, who died recently as the result of a construction accident in Louisiana. It will be begin at 3:30 p.m. at Rolling Hills Golf Course in Russellville. Mr. Shoemake was married to the...

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LCHS FFA to grill as fundraiser for Trevor Hesson

Posted on September 12, 2017 3:05 PM

The Logan County High School  FFA/ Agriculture Department will have a benefit cooking for Trevor Hesson on Saturday, Sept. 16 from 9 a.m. till 1 pm or so at the Russellville southern States Cooperative.  The FFA Officer Team set a goal this summer at the Leadership Training...

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Russellville READS Bookmobile is on the roll

By Penni Nugent

Posted on September 11, 2017 5:56 PM

In Russellville Independent Schools, Reading is UNIVERSAL!  Russellville READs!, A Birth-to-Graduate Initiative for Reading, Engagement, & Development, received “wheels” on Friday, Aug. 18, as the Russellville READs! Bookmobile rolled through the community to promote literacy.&n...

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McLellan brings America's universities onto the campus of RHS, opening doors for local students

By Ben Bruni, Principal

Posted on September 6, 2017 11:17 PM

The August 21 Eclipse brought considerable notoriety to Western KY and Russellville was a hot bed of activity as there was no shortage on out of state visitors who traveled from all over to witness the historic event. But some visitors were more than just casual observers. In fact, through the effo...

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Auditions planned for 12 Angry People

Posted on September 2, 2017 8:36 PM

The Russellville Arts Council will hold open auditions to an adaptation of the classic courtroom drama with 12 Angry People...featuring a cast for both males and females featuring mature teens and adults of different ages. The auditions will be on Monday, Sept. 11, and Tuesday, Sept. 12, starting a...

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