Most popular 2014 stories dealt with FFA, business, sports nostalgia
By Jim Turner


Posted on January 1, 2015 11:42 PM



The most popular stories on The Logan Journal in the year 2014 dealt with FFA/ag education, business, and sports nostalgia as a whole.

Readers of the online newspaper which is dedicated to coverage of Logan County, Ky. and the surrounding area are given the opportunity at the end of each story to click Like if they find the story interesting. Of the 510 stories (not counting News Briefs) which appeared in the past year, 111 drew 50 or more likes. Of that number, 16 had 200 or more likes, 29 received over 150 likes, and 48 were praised 100 or more times.

A list of those 111 stories in order of the number of Likes they received follows. The month in which the story appeared is also included, in case you want to look them up now.

522 LCHS leads state in College and Career readiness in agriculture, November

438 Canada-based Champion Petfoods to build $85 million plant in Auburn area, April

425 RHS to commemorate 75 years of Panther football at Rhea Stadium, August

336 Jerry White receives top honor in state from pharmacy organizations, June

318 Freeland, Logan FFA lead nation in Test Drive Event, June

273 Birdwhistell honored, roasted, denied at Lewisburg Alumni Banquet, May

268 RHS honors Golden Panther, Principal List students, November

265 Charter members of Logan Hall of Fame named, November

251 Barrow Eye Center moving to former Cattle Pen location, May

250 World record setter Andre Morris began as a Panther, March

243 Dr. Hub to be new superintendent of Logan schools, May

229 Logan County tops in academics in region again, October

202 Logan board plans to build new tech school on county school grounds, November

201 Morgan family restaurant earns, wins business honor, March

200 Decade-old plan comes together as Yates Pharmacy, January

200 Nichols, Watson to serve as honorary captains for Panthers, September

194 Tina McKinney believes she has compassion needed to be coroner, May

186 Morris cousins to be inducted into RHS Hall of Fame Friday, December

181 Bruner pitches perfect game, highlighted by 16 strikeouts, May

175 Phil Gregory tells voters what he would do as jailer, January

173 Lewisburg, Logan 8th graders lead region on ACT Explore test, February

171 Jason Petrie seeking state representative office as independent, November

168 Bruner & Holliday no-hit East to start season, March

167 Great quarterback to be honorary captains Friday, November

166 LCHS graduate Wesley Bromm named Fullbright Scholar, May

165 Tobacco Wars on CMT set in Adairville area, April

162 WKU announces honor students for spring semester, June

155 Visiting committee recommends accreditation for Logan schools, January

152 Lee Dockins named to third straight World Games, July

146 Nancy Calloway seeks office of district judge, October

143 Local health department one of the first in nation to earn accreditation, September

142 Cougar baseball wins 4th straight district title, May

140 Lewisburg cheerleaders enjoy championship seasons, February

138 Logan Johnson selected for prestigious Chinese cohort program, September

137 New Russellville Middle School Softball team a work in progress, September

135 Kelly Russell Classic to honor Panther 40 years later, April

132 Johnson, Harris lead record-setting LCHS class, June

129 Proven perpetual winner Duncan named LCHS football coach, January

128 Logan FFA officers named for 2014, March

127 LCHS FFA honors members for outstanding year, May

121 Caitlynn Oberhausen leads WKU group to national awards, November

115 Knifley, Olmstead elementary and middle win regional archery titles, March

115 Crittenden Drive to host, deliver Thanksgiving meals again, November

104 Estes elected regional FFA president, others honored, April

103 Trio of Cougar pitchers shut out South at BG Ballpark, May

103 75th anniversary of Rhea Stadium features special night, September

102 New Logan superintendent addresses parents, July

100 Older Logan stars outscore foes 16-1 to start district play, June

98 Logan Little League stars head to district action next weekend, June

96 Adairville hosts, wins district Governor’s Cup, January

95 Bruner, Harper, Wall honored for great Cougar seasons, June

90 Favorites from 4 schools to meet in middle school finals, February

90 Magoffin County to visit Logan Saturday, Decmeber

89 Rashawn Jones to play football for Wesleyan, 89

88 Older Babe Ruth stars pound Warren County, July

86 Dr. Trasey Falcone offers Prescription for Life, March

85 Cheryl Allen believes 4 decades of service have prepared her to be coroner, May

85 Alex Keltner completes Graduate School of Banking, August

85 Washington, Humble named honorary captains against F-S, September

84 Phil Gregory has focused on becoming jailer for five years, May

82 Russellville band students earn honors, March

82 Logan fifth in state archery, individual shooters shine, March

82 Martha Jane King seeking 4th term as state representative, November

81 Charley Weaver, a veteran, a businessman, a special dad, March

80 Chandlers wins another volleyball title, October

79 Bruner, Harper, Holliday lead Cougars past RHS, March

78 Hintons, Dawson, Holman, Clark, Ballance, Kirkpatrick to be honorary captains, October

77 Lady Cougar soccer off to 10-3 start, September

76 Fox brothers, Gill, Herndon top RHS award winners, June

75 LCHS FFA inducts 55 Greenhands, January

75 Record-setting Denney adding another milestone, August

74 Cougar quarterback Olliges moves to Florida, December

73 Chamber honors those who serve community, March

72 Pair of Cougar team reach state bass fishing tournament, July

71 Lady Cougars play on national club volleyball teams, July

71 Johnson, Crossley lead Logan in cross country opener, September

71 Logan runners compete in Footlockers finals with Head as coach, December

69 History of helping people leads Clay Bilyeu to magistrate race, May

68 Denney bats, pitches Panthers past Bears, April

68 Republicans win 3 of 4 contested races in Logan, November

67 Speaking of Sports, regional sites revive memories, March

64 Ferguson, Abbott lead Lady Cougars to win Clash, April

64 Riley, Bruner lead Cougars to Clash win, April

62 Olmstead Lady Rams, Adairville Cardinals favored in middle school tournament, January

62 Beloved Cox Variety Store to be open during Auburn Open Houses, November

63 Cougars beat Todd 9-2 in district opener, May

63 Dennis Pardue named head coach at Clarksville Kenwood, May

60 Good News for Logan County schools in October, November

58 Baptiste, Sydnor lead Logan tracksters in big meet, April

58 Cougars edge Greenwood for 24th win, May

58 Logan Middle softball starts 6-0, August

58 Golden Opportunity: A Christmas Story, Part I, December

57 Cougars edge Franklin to take share of district lead, May

53 Logan shuts out Grayson in battle of big winners, May

57 FFA members gain skills, have fun at camp, July

57 Logan Middle has big numbers and big wins, August

56 Hall of Fame backs to serve as honorary captains, August

55 New superintendent addresses employees, greets students, August

55 Jo Orange seeking a 4th term from the 5th District, October

54 Rotarians again leading effort to provide shoes, coats for students in need, August

54 Health educators urge SES students to wash hands properly, August

53 Woodall hits grand slam in lopsided Cougar win, April

52 History of Logan County Public Library, Part I, January

52 First RHS finalists to be honored 50 years later, October

52 Corey Wright overcomes Tommy John Surgery, pitching in college, November

52 Radiothon on WRUS to raise funds, honor Bro. Joe, November

51 Kemp makes his retirement as Logan superintendent official, January

51 Franklin escapes Rhea with win in close, classic encounter, September

50 Blue-White Night at LCHS to introduce many students, November

50 Christmas in November dedicated to memory of Joan Dixon, November




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