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Todd County hosted the 13th District volleyball tournament this week. Logan County and Todd County squared off in the championship game on Tuesday. The Lady Cougars survived a potent attack from the Lady Rebels, winning the championship 3-1.

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Barret Lawrence, 39, of Franklin, Ky., was sentenced by United States Chief District Judge Greg N. Stivers today to 15 years in prison followed by a life term of Supervised Release for receipt and attempted receipt of child pornography, accessing with the intent to view child pornography, an…

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Kirby Funeral Services launched a coat drive at the end of summer to help those in the community stay warm this winter.

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The 25th Annual Primitive Camp Meeting and Rendezvous held Oct. 8-10 at the historic Red River Meeting House in Schochoh was very well attended.

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TriStar Greenview Regional Hospital will host an opioid take back event to raise awareness about the dangers of opioid misuse and proper disposal of medications on Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021. Called “Crush the Crisis,” the event aligns with the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) National P…

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Logan County’s jail continues to suffer overcrowding and this, along with COVID-19 conditions, is why jailer Phil Gregory is pushing for a portion of the county’s $5.2 million in American Rescue Plan Act Relief Funds be given as a bonus to his employees as well as all county employees.

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A couple of the county’s inmates recently got into mischief at the recycling center during work release which promoted coordinator Nathan Cockrill to request a commercial camera system. According to Cockrill, a camera system would help this problem in the future.

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On Saturday, Oct. 16th, a beautiful, crisp fall afternoon at picturesque Flint Ridge — The McCuddy Home, the Colonel Benjamin Logan Chapter Sons of the American Revolution hosted a luncheon before the grand event of the evening, the Inaugural Colonel Benjamin Logan Chapter Patriot Award Cere…

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Russellville has a secret. It’s a secret few know about and still, fewer have even heard about. This secret is a two-story brick building on the northeast corner of the West 4th and North Owen Street intersection. The Logan County Sheriff’s Department to the north and the Logan County PVA to…

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The 2020-21 state testing data was publicly released for both Logan County and Russellville Independent Schools and because of all the challenges faced by students and educators during the COVID-19 pandemic, special designations for low-performing schools were not a part of the data.

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A Smiths Grove man was arrested Tuesday, Oct. 12 by the Logan County Sheriff’s Department for illegal drugs.

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The county approved to enter into a contract with Ryan Stevenson, owner of Adairville E-scrap LLC to host an E-scrap Day. The day is scheduled for Nov. 6 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the county recycling center on 1230 Morgantown Road, Russellville.

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While the past school year presented unique challenges, the staff at Logan County High School has used the experience as a learning opportunity. One long-held belief that was f ully realized was the need for students to be involved in extra and/or co-curricular activities beyond the traditio…

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Gov. Andy Beshear said on Oct. 4, 2021, for nearly two years, Kentuckians on the frontlines of this pandemic have worked tirelessly to save lives and ensure critical needs were met for families.

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The Logan County Farm Bureau Federation held its annual meeting Saturday, Sept. 11th at the Logan County Extension Complex with 157 meals served. The Logan County FFA Chapter prepared a box lunch that included a grilled pork chop sandwich. Due to the COVID-19 virus situation, this was a driv…

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There is an old African proverb that says, “If we stand tall, it is because we stand on the shoulders of those who came before us.” It speaks to how any great deeds that we do are predicated on the legacy of the visionaries who made what we do today possible. One of our local visionaries, th…

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Keeping contraband out of the jail is a continuing challenge all jails deal with on a daily basis. From illegal drugs to weapons that can harm others, inmates try to find many clever ways to smuggle in these items as well as many more.

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It’s finally here! So many of Logan County’s citizens, as well as those who visit our community, have been waiting for the annual Tobacco & Heritage Festival parade day weekend, and it looks like it may be perfect weather for it. According to local weather reports, Friday and Saturday ar…

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Evan and Ryan are looking for their forever inside-only homes. These sweet boys are 8-10 weeks old, eating dry food, and are litter box trained. If you are interested in adopting Evan or Ryan, please contact Belinda Humphrey at 270-772-2919.

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On Monday, Sept. 27, 2021, a Logan County Jury convicted Barry Elliott of Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon and of being a Persistent Felony Offender in the 1st Degree. At the conclusion of the penalty phase, the jury sentenced Elliott to 20 years in prison, which is the maximum s…

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Logan County Clerk Scottie Harper gave an emotional speech Tuesday before the fiscal court announcing he will not be seeking reelection as county clerk.

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Logan County hosted the Boys Region 3 Golf Tournament at Rolling Hills Golf Course Tuesday, Sept. 28th. This is the first time in a decade the tournament was held locally which brought 18 schools and numerous young athletes to compete.

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A problem that has plagued the Logan County Detention Center continues as jailer Phil Gregory hands out photos to members of fiscal court of crowded conditions making it difficult to protect inmates from the COVID virus.

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The long-awaited return of students to Adairville School was met with lots of excitement and lots of ideas. After the unprecedented and unpredictable 2020-2021 school year, teachers were ready to do school differently. Like Adairville School has done so many times over the years, we have rei…

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The popular E-Scrap event held twice a year in the spring and fall looks as if it is coming back to Logan County.

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Russellville Independent School District has been awarded the Preschool Partnership Grant through the Division of Child Care (DCC) for the second semester of the 2021-2022 school year, the entire 2022-2023 school year, and the entire 2023-2024 school year. The grant totals $375,000 over the …

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Jim DeCesare of the Logan Economic Alliance for Development (LEAD) came to the Tuesday, Sept. 14th meeting of the fiscal court asking and receiving a request for Judge-Executive Logan Chick to sign off on the Project Development Incentive (PDI) grant agreement which will allow the agency to …

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While serving a criminal summons from the Logan County Circuit Court at the address of James Grady, 55, of Russellville, a deputy with the Logan County Sheriff’s Department noticed a bag of marijuana lying in plain view on a coffee table.

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An Oakville woman in Logan County was assaulted by a man who had broken into her home while she was lying in her bed Monday, Sept. 20th at approximately 3 a.m.

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On August 27th, the Russellville Independent School District was awarded a $665,000 Kentucky Comprehensive Literacy (KyCL) professional development grant to support teacher effectiveness. Russellville Independent Schools was one of only 19 districts across the state awarded this grant. KyCL …

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Wilbur Powell, President and Chairman of the Logan County Good Samaritan Board thanks Russellville and Logan County for supporting the local non-profit over the years and hopes they continue as plans for a new building are in the works.

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Horning the 13 United States Soldiers who died in Afghanistan recently, as well as those who died during the 9-11 attacks in America on Sept. 11, 2001, the City of Adairville, held a ceremony Saturday night on the square highlighting sacrifice.

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With the 20th anniversary of Sept. 11th approaching Saturday, Americans are reflecting on this devastating day when militants associated with the Islamic extremist group al Qaeda hijacked four airplanes and carried out suicide attacks against targets in the United States. Almost 3,000 people…

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Where were you on Sept. 11, 2001? Most Americans can answer that question without hesitation, even though it has been 20 years. 20 YEARS! Memories of that day are so vivid and real, it seems it was only yesterday for many of us. The occurrences of that day were so overwhelming, so horrific, …

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On Wednesday, Sept. 1, at approximately 7:41 a.m. deputies with the Logan County Sheriff’s Department responded to a single-vehicle accident with injury on 431 North, just south of Williams Road.