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Concerned Citizens of Logan County provide a needed service in our community. They are one of the few organizations in Logan County that offer a summer camp for kids filled with fun activities, a healthy lunch, and many memories that will last a lifetime.

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It is that time of year when those pesky little mosquitos can appear uninvited to your family cookout or church social, causing a good time to turn into a slapping, itching nightmare.

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LEXINGTON, KY — KLC Insurance members receive the money to help fund various programs and services that reduce liability and make the city safer. KLC has awarded more than $5.5 million in liability and safety grants since 1999.

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Summer is a time to take a break. Surviving the heat hopefully means pausing school for a couple of months, finding sand and water at a beach or local water park, and taking a week or two to do almost anything but the routine.

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On Tuesday, June 28, 2022, a joint investigation between United States Postal Inspectors, South Central Kentucky Drug Task Force, Simpson County Sheriff’s Office, Kentucky State Police and the Department of Homeland Security Investigations lead to the arrest of Kevin Allen Gardner, 34, of Franklin.

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While higher bills can be expected during summer heat waves, Pennyrile Electric and EPB of Russellville customers should be aware of another factor affecting their bills this summer. On July 1, TVA’s Fuel Cost Adjustment (FCA) will nearly double, costing roughly 2 cents per kilowatt hour mor…

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A decision made by members of the Logan County Fiscal Court on June 14th was rescinded this week due to a recent motion released by Circuit Court Judge Joe Hendricks requiring the county jailer and his appointed personnel or deputies, to prepare and accept bail bonds when the Circuit Court C…

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Sheriff Stephen Stratton made members of the court aware Tuesday that he would be meeting with the Logan County school system soon concerning the placement of School Resource Officers (SROs) at every school in the district. The sheriff’s department is currently budgeted for three SROs. One o…

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Over 60-plus children in Logan County will no longer have transportation to and from their childcare facility and school due to a recent decision by the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE), and parents are devastated. The decision prompted a visit to Holly Tree Preschool and Child Care by…

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The 4th of July is just around the corner, a time for celebrating the birth of our nation. Fireworks are a very familiar sound during this festive time of year and welcomed by many... for a brief time.

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Johnny and Lavelle Meguiar will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Sunday, July 17th at New Friendship Baptist Church in Auburn, Ky. from 2-4 p.m. Your presence is your gift to them.

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Between the dates of May 19th and May 25th, Logan County Solid Waste Coordinator Nathan Cockrill investigated a series of dumping cases along U.S. 68 and the Russellville bypass.

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Hard work, dedication, and having fun are nothing new to local gymnast Lee Dockins. She’s the most decorated Special Olympics gymnast from Kentucky at the national and World level. She just returned from the Special Olympic USA Games held in Orlando, Fla., June 5-11, where she brought home t…

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Weather conditions on Friday, June 17th were unstable, and most know about the high winds that came through the area that morning. Weather Underground archived data shows that wind speeds peaked at 26 mph. In that kind of wind, countless trees toppled, blocking roads everywhere. One of those…

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The Logan County Republican Club recently gave out its 2022 scholarships in the amount of $ 500. On June 13, members, parents, grandparents, and friends were in attendance for the monthly meeting at Kirby Funeral Home in Russellville. New officers were also elected, including Ray Wilson, cha…

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“It’s been a great run, but I’m done. Keep looking for the spotted calf,” said Judy Lyne this past March as she officially resigned as president of the Logan County Genealogical Society, a volunteer position she has held for most of the past 43 years.

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Local fiber internet service Energynet, a partnership between Hopkinsville Electric System and Pennyrile Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation, will receive a boost due to Kentucky Infrastructure Authority funds. The State of Kentucky’s choice to provide funding support will alleviate some …

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The South-Central Kentucky Firefighters Association’s mission is to advocate, coordinate, and promote the interest of the fire services of Kentucky. Memberships to the organization are to further educate and create unity. The Association desires to provide a partnership atmosphere to empower…

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On Tuesday, June 21, 2022, at approximately 7:08 a.m., the Logan County Sheriff’s Department responded to the 6500 block of Morgantown Road in reference to a vehicle vs horse and buggy accident.

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The sheriff’s department is working toward becoming accredited which would be a big accomplishment for Logan County considering only 20 sheriff’s offices in the state of Kentucky are accredited out of 120.

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Logan County Good Samaritan is proud to announce it received a grant from the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels (HOKC) in the amount of $21,198 to purchase a walk-in freezer for the new warehouse.

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Gov. Andy Beshear announced funds exceeding $162 million for more than 360 non-entitlement cities in Kentucky from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) on June 16th. This is the second round of ARPA funding for eligible local governments, as these cities received their first tranche of fundin…

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Betz, Tamra-06/12/2022-Probation Violation (For Felony Offense)-Fugitive (Warrant Not Required)

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Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman presented $292,500 in funding for three projects that improve parks and expand recreational trails in Christian County. The funding comes through the Recreational Trails Program (RTP) and the federal Land & Water Conservation Fund (LWCF).

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The legacy of music icons The Everly Brothers and John Prine is well-known and world-wide. Now, it’s being forged in bronze as the focal point of Festival Square, a planned public space in the heart of downtown Central City at the corner of First and Broad.

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Logan County Circuit Judge Joe Hendricks diverted a huge problem for Circuit Clerk Mary Orange Friday, June 17th by ordering Jailer Phil Gregory, along with his appointed personnel or deputies, to prepare and accept bail bonds when the Circuit Court Clerk’s office is closed.

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Eddie Hanks, president of APEX (the transfer station at 55 Pleasant View Road, Auburn) spoke to members of the fiscal court recently about up-and-coming changes in its operation. It’s the end of the 90-day permit for the company that was granted by the court to see if problems surrounding sc…

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A severe storm carrying with it high winds blew through Logan County the morning of Friday, June 17th. Numerous trees uprooted and broken were reported with minor structural damage.

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The storm that blew through Logan County Friday morning couldn’t stop the Juneteenth Celebration held on the Logan County Public Library lawn in Russellville. Millions of people overcame the storms of slavery in America and the weather wouldn’t be a deterrent to those who gathered together t…

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The Logan County Humane Society is super excited to announce that Jordan’s Way National Tour will be back in Logan County on Saturday, June 18th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Logan Economic Alliance-Development (LEAD) Executive Director Jim DeCesare returned to fiscal court Tuesday as promised, to ask the body for financial support to build a 100,000 square foot speculative building at the Shelton Lane Industrial Park in Russellville. DeCesare asked the court to …

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Katherine Woodward of the Logan County FFA was named the State Star in Agribusiness at a special ceremony as part of the 93rd State FFA Convention on June 9th in Lexington. The Star in Agribusiness is the highest honor Kentucky FFA can award to a member. The award is based on the student’s w…

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The Muhlenberg County School Board voted on June 13 at a special meeting to hire Contessa Orr as the new superintendent effective July 1, 2022, and to approve her contract. Orr will replace the current superintendent, Mr. Robby Davis, due to retirement.

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Clayton, Jarrett J.-06/03/2022-Inadequate Silencer (Muffler)-Vehicle A Nuisance, Noisy, Etc.-Drug Paraphernalia — Buy/possess-Poss Cont Sub 1st Deg, 1st Off (Methamphetamine)-Poss Of Marijuana

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The Logan County Fair will be held at the Logan County Extension Campus, 255 John Paul Road, Russellville on June 18, 20-26. Cost is $10 Kick-off Saturday, Tuesday, and Wednesday and $15 Thursday-Saturday. The following is a list of dates and times:

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Due to the overwhelming number of requests for preschool enrollment at the Kaye Wilkins Early Childhood Primary Academy in Russellville, the school will begin the 2022-2023 year by accepting only those students who qualify for the program. All other families wishing to enroll their preschool…

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Lawless Orthodontics & Stuff the Bus will be paying for the first 100 Kids ages 16 and under to get into the gates of the Logan County Fair for FREE on Tuesday, June 21. Gates open at 5 p.m. Also, don’t forget Stuff the Bus will be there collecting school supplies and taking monetary don…

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In a standing-room-only public meeting held by the Kentucky Public Service Commission Wednesday evening at the Logan County Public Library, residents voiced their concerns regarding the potential solar farm project in south Logan. The crowd overwhelmingly agreed this project was a terrible d…

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The Kentucky League of Cities (KLC) presented a 2022 Safety Grant to the Russellville Electric Plant Board for $1,500 recently. KLC Insurance members receive the money to help pay for various programs and services that reduce liability and make the community safer. KLC has awarded more than …