March News Briefs
By Jim Turner


Posted on April 15, 2014 10:15 PM



3/31/2014

Autism awareness observance scheduled April 2 at City-County Park

World Autism Day is this Wednesday, April 2. It was just released last week that a shocking 1 out of 68 children are affected by Autism. To promote awareness and acceptance of Autism, everyone is invited to come to the Russellville City Park at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday. Melissa Campbell says, “We are going to light it up blue for Autism by releasing blue balloons with facts about Autism. Let's join together, Logan County. Show your support and acceptance by wearing blue, bringing a friend, and celebrating and honoring the many individuals on the spectrum.”

 

3/31/2014

Healthy Living video series offered at Logan library on Tuesdays

Nutrition Made Clear video series by Professor Roberta H. Anding will be presented each Tuesday in April from 6-7 p.m. in the program room of Logan County Public Library. Healthy snacks will be provided. For more information, call Tracy Houchens at 270-726-6129, Ext. 14. Video Series is provided by Dr. Jim Dodson and Jean Oberhausen.

 

3/31/2014

Blanket Trade Days on Red River grounds this weekend

The 6th Annual Blanket Trade Day at the Red River Meeting House at Schochoh will be held this weekend, April 4-6. This is a living history event focusing on portrayals of 1750-1815. Friday is setup day for campers, both primitive and modern. On Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., blanket trading will be open to all. Non-reenactors are welcome to set up a yard sale blanket/table to lay their items on. At 5 p.m., a community potluck will be held with a round robin at 7. On Sunday at 10 a.m., a period worship service will be open to all before the event closes. Firewood and water are furnished. There is no camp fee. No pets are allowed. An adjacent camping area is available for modern tents and campers without water\electric hookup. For more information, contact Tom Ruley at 270-586-7632. Richard Moore is president of the Red River Meeting House Association. 

 

3/30/2014

RCS may offer first grade classes

Russellville Christian School is considering adding a first grade class. The board met Sunday, March 23, with 17 families interested in enrolling their children in a first grade class, members of host Crittenden Drive Church of Christ learned this week. Applications are now being taken, and the class must have at least 12 students to become a reality. These plans must be finalized by April 15. A certified teacher will be employed for the class if it 'makes." Sharon McIntosh is director of the school. which has offered preschool and kindergarten classes since the 1970s, and David Stuart is chairman of the board. Those interested can contact McIntosh at 270-726-6583.

 

3/30/2014

UK beats Michigan, heads for Final Four

Surviving one of the toughest regionals any team has ever experienced, the Kentucky Wildcats earned a berth in their third Final Four in four years by beating last year’s national runner-up, Michigan, 75-72 in Indianapolis. Aaron Harrison hit a pair of 3-pointers in the closing seconds, including a 24-foot game winner with 2.3 seconds remaining. The Wolverines’ Nik Stauskas, who had scored 18 points in the first half, missed a tying attempt from midcourt. Along the way Coach John Calipari’s team had won two other close games in the tournament against another pair of 2013 Final Four teams, knocking off undefeated Wichita State and defending national champion Louisville. Julius Randle scored 16 points and grabbed 11 rebounds for UK. Another freshman, seldom used Marcus Lee, was a force for the Cats, scoring 10 points and grabbing 8 rebounds while filling in for the injured Willie Cauley-Stein. Stauskas finished with 24 points forCoach John Beilein’s Wolverines. UK plays Wisconsin in Fort Worth, Texas this weekend. Florida and Connecticut are the other two Final Four teams.

 

3/29/2014

Cats come back to beat Cards 74-69

The Kentucky Wildcats continued their remarkable turnaround of two seasons of disappointment Friday by coming from behind to beat defending national champion Louisville in the Mideast Regional semifinals in Indianapolis. Coach John Calipari's Wildcats trailed by 13 early and by 7 late, but came from behind to win 74-69. Dakari Johnson, Aaron Harrison & Julus Randle scored 15 points each while Andrew Harrison added 14. They are all freshmen. Seniors Russ Smith & Luke Hancock scored 23 and 19, respectively, for Coach Rick Pitino's Cardinals while sophomore Montrezl Harrell, whose foul problems were a factor, added 15. Injuries to the two teams' centers also were a problem. Kentucky's Willie Cauley-Stein suffered an ankle injury in the first half and didn't return to the game. Louisville's Stephan Van Treese had his nose smashed early in the game, tried to play later, but didn't score. UK now plays for a trip to its third Final Four in four years Sunday against last year's national runner-up, Michigan, which edged Tennesse by two points in the opening game at Indy.

 

3/28/2014

Turner Valley Produce goes online

 

A new website debuted Thursday with the publication ofhttp://www.turnervalleyproduce.com. Turner Valley Produce is located at 2575 Bowling Green Road, Russellville, across from Logan County High School's cross country track. It is operated by Clay, Elaine & Lindsay Turner. The website includes pictures of the operation along with a video about Turner Valley Produce produced by WKU PBS and widespread news stories about Clay Turner's being named a Local Produce Hero in Louisville last summer. The website was created by brother/son Trey Turner, whose New Age Moguls company builds websites, apps, and appointment scheduling technology along with providing mass texting service for businesses and professionals. See http://www.newagemoguls.com.

 

3/27/2014

Good Sam Fish Fry Saturday

Logan County Good Samaritan will hold a fish fry fundraiser Saturday, March 29 from 4:30-7:30 at the First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall on Main Street. A fish plate costs $6 and a hot dog plate $3. Modern Woodman will match up to $1,500 in meal payments and donations.

 

3/26/2014

Union District meeting underway

Union District Association is holding its March Education Drive at Bowling Green Junior High on Campbell Lane. The Rev. Bredmus Mitchell, pastor of Greater Grace Temple Community Church in Nashville, will be the keynote speaker during the nightly worship Thursday and Friday evenings, beginning at 7 p.m. Christian education classes will be held from 5:30-6:30 each day. The Rev. Colby Barnett of Marriah Grove Baptist Church is the Congress president. The Rev. Carl Whitfield, senior pastor of Eleventh Street Baptist Church in Bowling Green, is the moderator. For more information, go to www.uniondistrictky,com.

 

3/26/2014

DeGraffenried Chorale concert April 6

Two of Gabriel Faure`’s most popular musical works will be presented by deGraffenried Chorale on Sunday, April 6, at 2:30 p.m. at the United Methodist Temple. Cantique de Jean Racine, written when Faure` was only 19 years old, holds a cherished place in the choral repertoire for both sacred and secular occasions. This familiar piece is always most-loved and enjoyed of all who hear it, according to Chorale publicist Ann Rose. The Requiem, lasting only 35 minutes, consists of seven movements, the most famous of which is the soprano aria Pie Jesu, which will be sung by Iris Walton Perez.  Also soloing in the Requiem will be Wade Baker. Those in key roles are director Mary Beth Dowden and accompanist Susan Fox.

 

3/25/2014

Logan SKYCTC honor students named

The following Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College students from Logan County were named to the Dean's List and President’s List during the Fall 2013 semester. To be named to the Dean's List a student must have attained a grade average of 3.5 or higher and to the President’s List a 4.0 GPA. President’s List students are designated by an * after their name: Dylan Allen, Timothy Baldwin, Michaela Belcher, Marisa Bradshaw, Charles Bradley, Tori Brown, Christeenia Bryan, Travis Butler, Shanna Coleman, Janzen Dunn, Christina Farmer, Laura Galipeau*, Matthew House, Casey Holloway, Holden Hudnall*, Robert Keith, Raymond Klein*, Nina Lindsey, Alyssa Lowe, Brandon Marcum*, Vicki Pierson, Sydni Ross, John Rosser Jr., Stephanie Sayne*, Nicholas Scarbrough, Heather Taylor*, Israel Vargas*, Courtney Venable*, Crystal Wilson*, William Wilson* 

 

3/25/2014

Bar-B-Q pit to reopen April 1

Roy's Bar-B-Q will reopen its "Little Pit" on Franklin Street/Bowling Green Road on Tuesday, April 1 at 10 a.m., co-owner Roy Morgan has announced. The smaller branch of the legendary eatery has been closed for five months because of the illness of its manager, Michelle Morgan, Roy's wife. She is much healthier now. "Several of us will help her as she fully regains her strength," Roy says. The larger Roy's restaurant on Sarah Lane has remained open during the interval.

 

3/25/2014

Band Sleeper Agent to release album, has Russellville ties

The band Sleeper Agent will release its new album and play an acoustic set at Mellow Matt's in Bowling Green today from 5-6 p.m. Tony Smith of Bowling Green is a member of the band. He is the son of Patty and Galen Smith of Bowling Green. Patty Smith is a graduate of Russellville High School. Mellow Matt's is located at 1200 Smallhouse Road, Unit C.

 

3/24/2014

Baseball Clash delayed a day, softball date not yet announced

The first softball and baseball Clashes of the Cats this season were scheduled for Tuesday, but Logan County Athletic Director Hugh McReynoldsannounced Monday that both games have been postponed because of the forecast of. Later in the day McReynolds said the Russellville-at-LCHS baseball Clash will be held Wednesday at 5 p.m., varsity only. No date has yet been announced for the softball Clash, which will feature new RHS coach Brandy Nuyt Trimble against her alma mater, LCHS.

 

3/24/2014

Food drive for kids set in Lewisburg Sunday

A food drive and silent auction will be held at the Lewisburg School gymnasium Sunday, March 30 from 2-4 p.m. to raise funds for hungry kids in Lewisburg. Admission is a non-perishable food item.Organizers say, "Hunger doesn't stop on the weekend." They promise 100 percent of all donations will go to feeding children.

 

3/24/2014

SES SBDM to meet Wednesday to work on principal selection

The Stevenson Elementary School Site-Based Decision Making Council will meet Wednesday, March 16 at 4 p.m. in the school library to continue work on the principal selection process.


 

3/23/2014

Cov Cath wins state title in OT

Covington Catholic, the team which beat Bowling Green in the Final Four Saturday, won the Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Boys Sweet Sixteen state championship Sunday afternoon at Rupp Arena. Coach Scott Ruthsatz’s Colonels beat Scott County 59-51 in overtime to finish 32-2. Coach Billy Hicks’ Scott County Cardinals finished 33-3.

 

3/23/2014

Area basketball season ends but UK and UofL teams still alive

The area basketball season ended Saturday when both the Bowling Green Purples and WKU Lady Toppers lost in tournament play. Coach D.G. Sherill's Purples lost 81-68 to Covington Holmes in the state tournament's Final Four. Coach Michelle Clark-Heard's Lady Toppers lost 87-74 to heavily favored Baylor in the NCAA Tournament, WKU cut the lead to four late in the game. Coach John Calipari's University of Kentucky Wildcats play undefeated Witchita State in the Round of 32 in the men's NCAA Tournament today. Coach Rick Pitino's University of Louisville Cardinals won their 12th NCAA game in the last three years Saturday in a bruising battle with St. Louis. The defending national champs will meet the UK-Witchita winner later this week in Indianapolis. The Louisville and Kentucky women won their NCAA openers earlier this weekend and continue their quests toward the Final Four in Nashville.

 

3/22/2014

Follow BGH on LoJo twitter

Bowling Green High (29-6) will play Covington Catholic (31-2) in the state semifinals tonight, following the Scott County-Louisville Trinity game, now in progress. Coach D.G. Sherills's Purples have already advanced further than any BGH team in memory. Trey Turner will be tweeting game updates throughout the action. If you haven't already signed up to get tweets from The LoJo, now would be a good time. The link is  https://twitter.com/loganjournal

 

3/22/2014

Services Sunday for David Hatchett

Funeral services will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. at Russellville's First Baptist Church on Main Street. The retired veterinarian and realtor and his wife Edna, who survives, are the parents of three grown children, including WKU men's golf coach Phillip Hatchett and daughters Lisa and Teri. He was a leader in Kiwanis and Habitat for Humanity. A complete obituary, submitted by Summers, Kirby and Sanders Funeral Home, can be found on The LoJo at http://www.theloganjournal.com/Obituaries.aspx

 

3/20/2014

Bollenbeckers honored for adoptions

A Russellville couple was honored Tuesday at the Cabinet for Health and Family Services Department for Community—Based Services. Educators Tim and Sandra Bollenbecker received the Outstanding Service Through Adoption Award. The Bollenbeckers have seven children, five of them adopted. Their children are Timothy, Travis, Justin, Bryce, Olivia, Landon and Nicholas Bollenbecker. They also have one foster child currently. Sandra is quoted by Daily News reporter Alyssa Harvey as saying, “I told Tim I wouldn’t take an engagement ring from someone who wouldn’t adopt or foster some day.”

 

3/19/2014

Petrie files for state representative

Todd County attorney Jason Petrie Tuesday filed his candidacy for state representative as an independent in District 16, which covers Logan and Todd counties. He will face incumbent Martha Jane King, the lone Democratic candidate. No Republican filed. Petrie originally filed to run for district judge, but he withdrew to seek the state representative’s post. The remaining two candidates for district judge, Ken Williams of Logan County and Nan Calloway of Todd County, do not have to run until November. Incumbent Judge Sue Carol Browning is not seeking another term.

 

3/19/2014

Neblett to speak at Warren library

Charles Neblett of Russellville will speak at the Bob Kirby Branch of the Warren County Public Library at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 25. A member of the Original Freedom Singers of the Civil Rights Movement, Neblett was the first African American elected to Logan Fiscal Court. Free tickets are available at all WCPL locations or by email at monicae@warrenpl.org, Call 270-782-0252 or visit www.warrenpl.org for more information.

 

3/18/2014

Kelly Russell Day planned at RHS

The Russellville Alumni Association is working with the RHS Baseball Team to sponsor "Kelly Russell Day," Saturday, April 26, honoring the 40th Anniversary of Kelly's death. The Panthers will play at 3 p.m. There will be a get together with Kelly's family, the community, friends, students, 1974 classmates, etc. at 1 p.m. at RHS. Speakers will share Kelly's story with special events/surprises planned.The goal is to rebuild the Kelly Russell Scholarship Fund. T-shirts are being designed and will be available to order online. Classmate Jean Reynolds says, "Please try to support this special day and the scholarship fund.  Kelly was a 'winner of a friend'." More details will come later.

 

3/16/2014

UK, UofL handed disappointing NCAA seeds in same bracket

The last two NCAA men's national basketball champions, the University of Kentucky and the University of Louisville, were handed disappointing seeds in the 2014 tournament which begins this week. Coach Rick Pitino's Louisville Cardinals, who are ranked fifth in the nation and won both the regular season and tournament of the American Athletic Conference, were banished to a number four seed. Coach John Calipari's UK Wildcats, who were ranked first in the nation to start the season and lost by only a point to the nation's current top-ranked team, Florida, in the SEC finals Sunday, were seeded eighth in the same Midwest bracket. If the seedings hold up, UK would have to play UofL in the third round. Four of the top five ESPN analysts-- Jay Bilas, Digger Phelps, Jay Williams and Dick Vitale--Sunday night picked Louisville to meet Big Ten champion Michigan State, also a number four seed, in the national finals. Louisville will play Coach Steve Masiello's UMass team Thursday in Orlando. The Cats will take on Kansas State Friday in St. Louis. Undefeated Wichita State, Big Ten regular season champion Michigan and ACC runner-up Duke are also in the Midwest Region.

 

3/14/2014

Work to start Monday on improvements to KY 79 near Chandlers School

A new re-alignment project for KY 79 in Logan County starts Monday, March 17. Scotty’s Contracting and Stone was awarded the $3.7 million contract. The project begins near Chandlers Chapel Elementary School (MP 6.5) and extends north approximately a half mile through Davenport Hill (MP 7.0). A new bridge at Motts Lick Creek will also be constructed. According to Wes Watt of the District Highway Department, vegetation clearing is scheduled to start Monday and motorists need to slow down when approaching this area.

 

3/13/2014

Young men die in vehicle crash

Two young men from Logan County died as the results of a traffic collision near Portland, Tenn. early Thursday morning, multiple courses are reporting. The deceased are Cody Yell, 23, of Adairville and Connor Edwards, 21, of Auburn. Alex Reed of Auburn was injured in the violent collision with a truck that was stopped to turn.

 

3/13/2014

Bodies of dead dogs being found

WBKO television news reported Wednesday that the bodies of four dead dogs have been found in Logan County recently, three of them inside Russellville. All of them appeared to have been emaciated and abused. The possibility of them having been used in dog fighting is being investigated, the report said. City Police Officer Mary Lynn Moore and Humane Society Director and Animal Control Officer Kathy Maddox were quote in the story by Melissa Warren.

 

3/10/2014

RMS students invited to Beta nationals

Eight Russellville Middle School students have been invited to the National Jr. Beta Convention to be held in Richmond, Va. in June. They are Caroline Baker (color photography),Katie Lacy (cross stitching), Brendon Farlee (handmade jewelry), Katie Paul (sculpture), and Paul, Emma McReynolds, Luci Suiter, Fernanda Rodriquez, and Hallie York (T-shirt). Vicky Mathis is their sponsor.

 

3/9/2014

Conservatives prefer Rand Paul

For the second straight year, U.S. Sen. Rand Paul of Bowling Green has won the straw poll for presidential preference at the Conservative Political Action Conference at Oxon Hill, Md. Bloomberg reports that he won 25 percent of the votes. A distant second was Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas with 11 percent. Also finishing behind him in order were retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey, Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin, Sen. Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania, Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida, Gov. Rick Perry of Texas, and Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin. Paul’s wife is the former Kelley Ashby of Russellville. His father, Rep. Ron Paul, won the poll in both 2010 and 2011.

 

3/9/2014

Glasgow beats BGH, heads to state

Coach Justin Stinson’s Glasgow Lady Scotties, who have already won the Class A state championship, took a big step on their way to an overall title Sunday by overwhelming Bowling Green 79-59 for the regional championship. Sensational sophomore Bree Glover totaled 34 points, 16 rebounds, 3 assists, a block and a steal from her point guard position. WKU signee Shalika Smith had 20 points, 10 rebounds, 2 steals and a block. Emily Alexander added 17 points. For BGH, Oneisha Turner was most of the show with 32 points and 12 rebounds. The Lady Scotties open play in the Houchens Industries girls state tournament at Diddle Arena Wednesday at 8 p.m. against 11thRegion champion Lexington Lafayette.

 

3/8/2014

Monroe ends season for Panthers

The 13th District basketball season ended Saturday night when Monroe County (22-10) beat Coach Phil Todd’s Russellville Panthers (11-19) 75-58 in Glasgow. Coach Stephen Kirkpatrick’s Falcons shot 64 percent in the first half (16 of 25) but led only 35-31. They shot 57 percent for the game and out-rebounded the Panthers 22-6 in the second half. Skyler Geralds, who hit 9 of 12 from the field, led the winners with 19 points. Monroe, in fact, had four guys named Geralds in double figures with Devin & Dillon scoring 12 each and John 11 in just nine minutes of action. Dillon Geralds had the same number of rebounds as the entire RHS team with 18.Lee McMurry led the Panthers with 16 points, Barrett Croslin 14, Coco Darden 8,Pedro Rivera 7, Christian Naylor 6, Jaylin McMurry 3 and Micah Naylor & Tremon Morris 2 each. The 13th District champion Panthers ended their season in the school’s 11th straight regional tournament at 11-19. Monroe will play Warren Central in Monday’s second semifinal.

 

3/8/2014

Glasgow, BGH reach girls finals

In games ending in identical scores, Glasgow (27-6) and Bowling Green (21-5) advanced to the 4th Region girls basketball championship game with 64-56 semifinals wins Saturday afternoon at Allen County-Scottsville High School. Coach Justin Stinson, a former teacher and coach at Logan County High School, directed the Lady Scotties past South Warren with sophomore Bree Glover scoring 23, freshman Ellie Bartley 16, WKU signeeShalika Smith 13 and Emily Alexander 10. Glover had 11 rebounds and 4 assists. South (23-8) was led by Colby Downing with 22,Amaya Lasley with 15 and Timitryi Pattersonwith 12. BGH was led by Oneisha Turner with 26 in Coach Lavonda Johnson’s team’s win over 13th District runner-up Franklin-Simpson (24-5). Coach Josh Matthews got 16 points from senior Jenna Curtis along with 12 points, 3 assists and 2 steals from eighth graderKeely Morrow. In her last game for the Lady Cats before heading to Austin Peay State University, Sydney Gooch had 15 points, 12 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 blocks. The championship game will be played at 3 p.m. Sunday.

 

3/8/2014

Panthers open region play tonight

The 13th District champion Russellville Panthers open Fourth Region play tonight at Barren County High School against 15th District runner-up Monroe County. Chris McGinnis & John Brett Reynolds will call the action on WRUS 610 AM, beginning around 7:45. The game can be heard via the internet at https://www.network1sports.com/station/WRUS. Coach Phil Todd's Panthers hope to fare better than did district runner-up Franklin-Simpson Friday. Coach D.G. Sherrill's Bowling Green Purples crushed the Wildcats 77-33.

 

3/8/2014

Lewisburg Fire Dinner today

The Lewisburg Rural Volunteer Fire Department will hold its annual bean and ham supper, which has been scheduled for several months, will be held today, beginning at 4:30 p.m. It will include auction items including a cake auction, and karaoke byClay Bilyeu, will be held tonight at Lewisburg School. Grand prizes will include cash, a Wal-Mart gift card, and a country ham. Door prizes will also be given away. The price for all-you-can-eat ham and beans, coleslaw, dessert and drink is $7. A hot dog plate is $4.

 

3/7/2014

F-S Lady Cats win regional opener

Franklin-Simpson ran its record to 23-5 Thursday with a 49-32 win over Clinton County in the girls regional basketball tournament. Jenna Curtis scored 16 and Megan Krantz 12 for Coach Josh Matthews' 13th District runners-up. Sydney Gooch had 9 points, 4 assists and 2 steals and Keely Morrow 9 points and 2 each of assists and steals. The Lady Cats will play Coach Lavonda Johnson's Bowling Green Lady Purples (20-5) in Saturday's second semifinal at Allen County-Scottsville. BGH held off AC-S (27-3), which had been the favorite until an injury to star player Morgan Rich. The championship game will tip off Sunday at 3 p.m.

 

3/5/2014

Community Ed classes postponed

Community Education Coordinator Alicia Carmichael has announced that both classes scheduled for Thursday night have been postponed. They are a guitar class taught by Charles Crafton, and an EXCEL class tuaght by Diane Crawley. They will resume next week.

 

3/5/2014

Both school systems to remain closed

Both Logan County and Russellville schools will remained closed Thursday because of weather issues. Russellville students will definitely be out of school Friday, as well. Superintendent Leon Smith of Russellville says, "There will be no school in Russellville Independent Schools on Thursday, March 6due to inclement weather. Professional Development will be this Friday, March 7.  Stevenson Elementary staff will report to Stevenson and Russellville Jr./Sr. High will report to the Technology Center." Smith had earlier explained that the speaker at Friday's session is under contract and that he is going to address is crucial to the school system's goals.

 

3/4/2014

City schools to be out Wednesday; students will still be out Friday

Russellville schools will be dismissed again Wednesday because of weather. Superintendent Leon Smith also has announced that students will still be out of school Friday for a Professional Day. "This may be questioned by the public but we have a contract with an out-of-state presenter, Dr. John Antonnetti. We have had this contract for a year and he is very difficult to reschedule. This PD with Dr. Antonnetti is related to what our middle and high school staff will be implementing for the remainder of the 2013-2014 school year." No decision has yet been announced for Thursday.

 

3/4/2014

Hairitage Salon ribbon cutting delayed

The Logan County Chamber of Commerce has announced the postponement of a ribbon cutting which had been scheduled for Wednesday. April Triplett of the Chamber says another date will be set for a ribbon cutting for Hairitage Salon, Brooke Johnson and Darla Baldwin, owners, which is located at 1120 West Ninth Street, Russellville. 

 

 

3/4/2014

WKU now closed all day

Western Kentucky University classes are closed all day Tuesday, university spokesman Bob Skipper has announced. Earlier the plan was to hold afternoon classes, but that has been determined non-workable.

 

3/3/2014

Local schools, SKYCTC closed Tuesday

With very little improvement in weather or road conditions, Logan County Schools, Russellville Schools, and Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College will be closed again Tuesday, officials have announced. Morning classes at WKU are canceled but classes beginning at 12:45 p.m. or later will be held.

 

3/3/2014

SES Principal Brown resigning

At the end of one year on the job, Stevenson Elementary School Principal Debbie Brown will vacate the position this summer, according to Russellville Schools Superintendent Leon Smith. She announced to her staff in late February that she “would be submitting her resignation and planned to look for other opportunities. She has enjoyed her time in Russellville but felt like she wanted to pursue other opportunities in education. She has worked the majority of her years in elementary education,” Smith said. Brown, who had been instructional supervisor for Todd County schools, was chosen last year to succeed long-time SES Principal Tammy Corum, who retired. This is the third principal search in three years for the city schools, which have only two principals. Kim McDaniel was named principal at Russellville High School two years ago when John Myers was promoted to the central office.

 

3/3/2014

Weather delays funeral services again

Funeral services for Howard Holloway have been delayed again because of weather, Price Funeral Home has announced.  Visitation now will be Tuesday from 5-8 p.m. with services at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. A complete obituary for Mr. Holloway appears in the Obituary section of The LoJo, although the times are incorrect.

 

3/2/2014

Courthouse to be closed until 1 Monday

Circuit Judge Tyler Gill has announced that the Logan County Court of Justice building will be closed Monday until 1 p.m. because of the weather.

 

3/2/2014

Schools, colleges closed Monday

Both the Logan County and Russellville school systems will be closed Monday because of weather conditions, as will all campuses of Western Kentucky University and Southcentral Kentucky Community & Technical College. The Logan County Community Education One-Hour Bread class is being postponed. Alicia Carmichael & Diane Crawley of community ed will notify registered students when that class will be rescheduled.

 

3/2/2014

Funeral services postponed for Howard Holloway because of weather

Times for visitation and funeral services for Howard Holloway of Russellville have been changed, according to Trent Price of Price Funeral Home in Lewisburg. Mr. Holloway was found deceased Friday. Originally visitation was to be Sunday night and the funeral Monday, but now the visitation will be Monday from 5-8 p.m. and the funeral Tuesday at 10 a.m. More details are in the obituary section of The Logan Journal.

 

 

 




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