WRUS has again partnered with the Russellville Priceless IGA, to raise funds for the Family Resource & Youth Service Centers of the Logan County & Russellville Schools.
Logan County’s Waste Tire Collection Days began Thursday, July 29, and will last through Saturday, July 31. The event will be held at Mulch Outfitters and Landscaping Supply, 1850 Nashville Road, Russellville.
A man and a woman were arrested Friday, July 23 at the Marathon gas station on Sportsman Club Road, Russellville after the car they were driving was found to be stolen.
Cases of COVID-19 are on the rise once again in Logan County, according to Judge-Executive Logan Chick, who also serves as Chairman for the Barren River District Health Department.
On July 16, 2021, at approximately 9:45 p.m., officers with the Russellville Police Department responded to a possible burglary in progress at 717 East 4th Street.
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Walmart is inviting customers to take control of their health at Walmart Wellness Day, a free event on Saturday, July 24, where they can get health screenings and wellness resources at pharmacies statewide, as well as immunizations in one easy location. The goal of Walmart Wellness Day is to…
The South Central Kentucky Drug Task Force following a joint investigation with the ATF Bowling Green Field Office, arrested seven-time convicted felon, Albert Tyler, 60, of Russellville, on Monday, July 19.
Owner-operator of Federal Grove Bed & Breakfast and restaurant released news this week, the popular eatery will be closing after 30 years of serving the community and those from far and wide.
The Russellville High School Band began practicing this week in preparation for its busy fall schedule. The band is growing and has doubled over the past few years, becoming a competitive force in its class.
The Auburn Senior Center opened its doors on June 17 with a new director in charge. Sarah Collins, of Auburn, applied for the job in May after the former director resigned. Collins was familiar with the programs offered at the senior center and once helped with a community garden, so she was…
In December 2020, Logan County’s fiscal court approved a tax incentive for Rane Precision Die Casting, an industry in Russellville, for an expansion project to add 36 jobs at $19 an hour average. The industry, at the time, did not complete its application with Kentucky Business Incentive (KB…
Russellville Independent School’s Jennifer Howard was among 24 educators honored recently by being selected as Kentucky Valvoline Teacher Achievement Award winners for 2022.
Wanting more money to spend in his district, magistrate Tyler Davenport of the first district, urged fiscal court members to join with him in increasing the 2021-2022 budget for roads.
Russellville-Logan County Airport Manager Cassie Sobey was recently honored by the Kentucky Aviation Association Legislative Committee for her assistance in amending the SPGE Law with HB 377, signed into Law March 24, 2020.
On July 15, an event was held at the Logan County Extension Office to bring awareness to mental health for the farming community. BARN (Bringing Awareness to Right Now) to Mental Health and Wellness was a joint effort with the Logan and Warren County Extension Offices. A partnership was form…
Come and see the beautiful butterflies and goldenrod mural at the Lake Malone State Park campground and take your photos. The artist who painted these beautiful murals is Jacob Abbott.
Congratulations are in order for one of Logan County’s FFA members who was recently recognized as a 2021 Shark Tank Grant recipient through the Kentucky FFA Foundation.
Russellville Independent Schools wants to remind all new and returning students to the district they will need to complete online registration for the upcoming school year.
Logan County Genealogical Society has a new website and on the site a new feature to highlight “Notable Logan Countians.” Organizers would like for the community to become involved in this section to submit nominations for people they believe should be on this page.
The Logan County Sheriff’s Department is seeking information regarding the location of Desirae Remour, age 32, and her 18-month-old daughter, Harley Rae Remour.
A contract was passed between the county and the Logan County Humane Society Tuesday, July 14 to provide animal control and management of the animal shelter through July 2022 for $120,000. The county and HS have been partnering together to collect and save the homeless cats and dogs of the c…
On July 10, 2021, at approximately 5:30 p.m., deputies with the Logan County Sheriff’s Department were dispatched to 1692 Dot Road in reference to an accident with injuries.
On July 11, 2021, at 625 Russell Street, Russellville, deputy Jason Brent with the Logan County Sheriff’s Department, attempting to serve a subpoena, detected an odor of marijuana as he stepped onto the front porch.
On July 12, 2021, the Logan County Sheriff’s Department responded to 169 John Wilson Road after receiving a 911 welfare check at the location. When deputies arrived on the scene, Phylecia Ford, 34, was located in a vehicle in the driveway of the home and appeared to be asleep.
Jailer Gregory Phil Gregory wants to give a bonus to all county employees who continued to come to work during the COVID-19 pandemic, asking the fiscal court to consider his recommendation.
Three abandoned dogs living out in all kinds of weather. Their only shelter was hiding in a grove of trees. They were afraid, hungry, and homeless. They were so thin it wasn’t hard to count their ribs.
A five-member steering committee met on July 14 in the office of the Seek Museum on North Morgan Street to discuss the 2021 8th of August Emancipation Celebration Festival. Members Paulette Smith, Kathy Edmonds, Joe Billy Webb, Michael Morrow, and Patricia Gaines discussed the schedule of th…
Auburn School is excited to announce that Drew Teel has been selected as the new assistant principal of Auburn. The decision was made by Principal Kristina Rice with consultation from the interview committee and the Auburn Site-Based Decision Making Council, and after careful considerations,…
The Logan County Sheriff’s Department responded to a multiple vehicle accident at the intersection of US 68/80 and Dennis Corinth Road on Monday, July 5, 2021.
On Wednesday, July 7th, 2021, the Logan County Beautification Committee presented the July 2021 Beautification award to Original Red’s Big Island located at 1129 Bowling Green Road in Russellville.
The 4th of July is a day to celebrate not only our nation but our friends, family, and community as we gathered together to watch fireworks, take in the sunshine at a pool, lake, or beach, or just settle down to a delicious barbequed hot dog or hamburger. Sharing moments together this 4th of…
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet announced the Todd County Fiscal Court will receive $13,392 in County Road Aid emergency funds for a drainage structure on Jones Road.
For the first time in 13 years, the News-Democrat & Leader has a new leader in the newsroom. Chris Cooper, a reporter with the newspaper for more than two decades, has been promoted to editor.
Applying for a grant through the Kentucky Department of Agriculture, the Logan County Fair Board will be getting a matching portion for projects from the fiscal court if awarded.
On Tuesday, June 22, the Logan County Fair presented the annual Little Mr. & Miss Pageant at 6 p.m. in the large meeting room at the Extension Complex in Russellville. There were 14 categories with 41 contestants ranging in ages between 0-10 years old. Awards were given and a lot of fun …
The 4th of July is a time for celebrating the birth of our nation. Fireworks exploding throughout the community is a very familiar sound during this festive time of year and welcomed by many... for a brief time.