Heavy rains kept members of Logan County’s Search & Rescue Squad busy Monday, March 1st after almost six inches of rain fell the day before.
A year ago, no one would have predicted how the world was going to change. COVID-19 has forced everyone to live differently than before. Masks, quarantines, sanitizing, online jobs, and classes have all become part of the “new normal.” What school looks like has also changed. In-person instr…
The Logan County Humane Society has recently received $2,500 from the State of Kentucky to spay 80 female cats in Logan County. The Logan County Fiscal Court has agreed to match that amount for a total of $5,000.
Gov. Andy Beshear declared a state of emergency on Sunday evening, Feb. 28, due to extremely heavy rainfall across the commonwealth throughout the weekend. The Kentucky Division of Emergency Management (KYEM) State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) is activated and monitoring reports from c…
On Saturday, Feb. 27, fishermen and women of the Logan County High School Bass Fishing team got out on the water at Kentucky Lake. A lot of good fish were caught this day and a lot of students had fun outdoors. The Bass team travels to fish against other schools in the FLW high school companions.
Some people believe that the traditional snow day is a thing of the past due to readily available technology and the ease of Non-Traditional Instructional (NTI) days. However, this is not necessarily the case in Logan County Schools. During the severe weather and snow last week, many Logan C…
The United States filed Notice of Intent to Seek the Death Penalty for Victor Everette Silvers, in connection with the death of Brittney Niecol Silvers, announced Acting United States Attorney Michael A. Bennett. Former Acting Attorney General Jeffrey A. Rosen authorized and directed the Uni…
The City of Auburn is considering amending its large animal ordinance to allow citizens who own five or more acres and a barn to keep either one horse, one donkey, one mule, one cow, one goat, or one sheep per acre
Despite much warmer temperatures that resulted to a large part of the snow and ice melting on Sunday, Logan County schools remained closed to in-person instruction on Monday, Feb. 22.
Lewisburg is enhancing school culture by rewarding positive behaviors through a program they call HERO points. “Two years ago, as part of our commitment to a behavior system called PBIS, I asked Ms. Lucas to oversee a program called HERO Points and she has done an outstanding job. It has bec…
Logan Memorial Hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Laboratory Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal is a symbol of quality that reflects a health care organization’s commitment to providing safe an…
Close to 250 COVID-19 vaccinations were administered this weekend at the Logan County Extension Office for those who live in either Butler, Logan, or Simpson Counties and were on a waiting list with the Barren River District Health Department (BRDHD).
In the summer of 2020, a small group of people banned together to save a dwindling Lewisburg legacy known as the Coon Range Fish & Game Club. Today, a little over seven months later, their efforts along with those who jumped on the bandwagon, can be seen when visiting the property that h…
Extreme weather could be on its way soon, according to Russellville Rural Fire Chief Cheryl Allen and the department she serves is opening up the fire station located off the bypass in Russellville for those who find themselves without adequate heat or shelter.
Among all of Kentucky’s 120 counties, Logan County has the state’s second lowest unemployment rate, according to the latest statistics released last week by the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.
Alija Kuc doesn’t share the memories most Logan Countians have of the old hospital on “the curve” coming into town. He wasn’t born there, as most Logan Countians were for several decades. But being born in Bosnia over 5,000 miles away hasn’t stopped him from wanting to save what has become d…
Stepping out on faith hoping to make a mark on his community, young entrepreneur Nicholas Scarbrough is well on his way to becoming a known force in Logan County, already running two businesses that mix personal goals with helping out others as well.
Who is Rosie Martin, one might ask? Rosie Martin is a native Kentuckian, born and raised in Todd County. She lived most of her life in Logan County where she worked at Emerson Electric for many years. That is also where she met her husband, the late Bethel Martin. Together they had two daugh…
Plant Recycling out of Tennessee has been given the go-ahead to haul the county’s recyclable materials collected and delivered to the recycling center on Morgantown Road, Russellville. This is not to be confused with the curbside recycling service offered by Scott Waste Services, LLC.
Today Jan. 22, the Logan County Chamber of Commerce had the distinct pleasure of holding a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Southern Kentucky Fraternal Order of Police.
A man is wanted in connection with a homicide investigation in Sarcoxie, Mo., according to the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office in that state. Justin Chase Stevens, 34, has been identified as a person of interest in the case.
Production on the COVID-19 vaccine may be picking up soon and there may be a possibility of getting more here in Logan County in a few weeks, according to Judge-Executive Logan Chick who also serves as chairman for the Barren River District Health Department.
The Bowling Green-Warren County Drug Task Force in a joint investigation with the United States Postal Inspection Service, with assistance from the Kentucky State Police Special Operations and Interdiction Team, have arrested Oliver R. Alexandre, 24, of 1227 High Street, Apartment C, Bowling…
Elaine and Henry Fischer of Fischer Homes pledged $30,000 to KY Circuit Clerks’ Trust For Life’s (TFL) Satterwhite Patient Assistance Fund.
Logan Memorial Hospital is a proud partner of the Logan County Career and Technical Center’s Health Sciences Career Academy.
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There still seems to be a lag in the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine throughout the state of Kentucky. The blame-game plays on while frustration builds for those who are clinging to the phone lines in an attempt to make what some see as life-saving appointments.
Teachers and other school staff from both the Logan County and Russellville Independent schools districts will receive their first dose of the COVID-19 on Friday, Jan. 22, thanks to a partnership with Logan Memorial Hospital.
Justin Kirby’s dream of opening a funeral service in his own community is taking shape and he is looking forward to providing a space for those who are going through some of the toughest times in their lives.
Deputies at the Logan County Sheriff’s Department will now have better protection, as will the public, with the purchase of a new body camera system approved by the fiscal court.
If you want to see what your county government is doing, you can access the bi-monthly fiscal court meetings by visiting logancountyky.gov. After the meeting have been held, you can find them on YouTube by typing in Logan County Fiscal Court.
Working diligently to help offer the COVID-19 vaccine to the citizens of Logan County, Emergency Management’s Chief Terry Cole says they are like everybody else, “getting to the ones as far as the list goes.”
Senior citizens in Logan County will be getting fewer opportunities to receive the COVID-19 vaccine because a push is being made to get K-12 school personnel vaccinated sooner.