September 2020 Articles


Trio of polling places to be open Election Day

By Jim Turner

Posted on September 28, 2020 8:34 AM

Three mega-polling places that will allow 81 Logan Countians to vote simultaneously throughout the day will be open in Russellville on Election Day, Nov. 3, according to decisions made by the Logan County Board of Elections recently. Polls will be open for 12 hours. Additionally, in-person voting...

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KY Hemp Industries Association merges with KY Hemp Association

Posted on September 27, 2020 3:39 PM

  The Kentucky Hemp Industries Association (KYHIA) and the Kentucky Hemp Association (KYHA) have announced Thursday the merger of their two associations to establish a unified state-focused hemp organization. The KYHIA is the surviving corporation but the merged associations will operate under...

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Russellville School System names new special ed director

By Jim Turner

Posted on September 25, 2020 9:53 AM

Russellville Independent Schools has named Kenney Hartman as the new Director of Special Education. He replaces retiring director Linda Shelton. Hartman comes to Russellville from South Warren Middle School. He has taught special education for 16 years. During this time he has undert...

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RHS returning to in-person classes Sept. 28

By Ben Bruni, Principal

Posted on September 18, 2020 2:33 PM

We have a lot of changes that are getting ready to happen as Russellville Independent Schools prepare to come back to school in-person on Monday, September 28. Please take a moment and browse through this newsletter so that you have the most up to date information available! Thanks and e...

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RHS prepares for in-person classes beginning Sept. 28

By Ben Bruni, RHS Principal

Posted on September 16, 2020 6:40 PM

  Russellville High School  Return to In-Person Classes Plan    A - B Grouping - The Big Points    Groups are determined by student LAST NAME Group A - Student last names beginning with A through J Group B - Student ...

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26 students from Logan schools named Jeff Green Scholars

By Tim Ballard

Posted on September 14, 2020 8:29 PM

Twenty-six 2020 high school graduates from Logan County schools have been named Senator Jeff Green Scholars by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA). To earn this honor, a student must achieve a 4.0 grade point average each year of high school and score at least a 28 compos...

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Stevenson Elementary staffer tests positive for COVID-19

By Leon Smith, Interim Superintendent

Posted on September 13, 2020 9:36 AM

  We are being transparent in our communication of COVID-19. A Stevenson Elementary staff person has tested positive for COVID-19. As a result, all Stevenson Elementary cafeteria staff and subs have been issued a notice to quarantine at this time. (Central Office Administrator) Kim McDaniel ...

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McConnell announces $13.5 million grant to replace 4 bridges on U.S. 78

Posted on September 10, 2020 6:25 PM

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced Thursday the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) received $13.5 million to replace four bridges on U.S. 79 in Logan and Todd counties from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) “Better Utilizing Investments to Levera...

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Med Center to offer weekly COVID tests for LCHS, RHS families

By Jim Turner

Posted on September 3, 2020 1:56 PM

  Beginning next Tuesday, Sept. 8, staff, students and families of Russellville and Logan County students can get COVID-19 testing on the campus of Logan County High School. The test will be offered each Tuesday from 4-5:30 p.m. Med Center Health will provide the tests. Call 270-586-5888 to ...

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