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A few sidewalks on North Main Street in Russellville are being brought into ADA compliance by the state’s transportation cabinet before they begin resurfacing the street from the corner of Riley White to the bypass. The resurfacing is expected to begin this month.

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Honoring the educators in the City of Russellville, as well as the who work in the county, Mayor Mark Stratton and his council, approved a proclamation Tuesday naming May 3-7, 2021, Teacher Appreciation Week.

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A major renovation project in Russellville is now complete, turning a long-standing vacant structure into modern full-service funeral care.

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Most people who live around Russellville know how to navigate the public square. There are those who are visiting the county seat, however, that may get a little confused as to which way you can go and when you can do it.

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The Logan County High School Drama Department performed the one-act play “Uncool” for faculty and community on 23 April, in the school’s Commons Area. Due to COVID 19 restrictions, the audience was limited in size but the performance was made available for viewing via the school’s YouTube channel.

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Eight-year-old Abby Scruggs is learning all about how to grow things, including empathy for others by way of her family’s greenhouse Lazy E Farms out in Chandlers Chapel.

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Kentucky’s 38,000 beef producers will celebrate beef during the month of May, as the state legislature has proclaimed May as Beef Month in Kentucky. Beef Starts Here, in the Bluegrass state, with healthy herds, farm families, and tasty traditions. Beef Month celebrates the hard-working farm …

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The Logan County Sheriff’s Department recently made a pair of methamphetamine arrests.

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Logan County’s high school and five feeder schools in Adairville, Auburn, Chandlers, Lewisburg, and Olmstead will continue sharing three school resource officers (SRO) in the 2021-2022 fiscal year.

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The Logan County Sheriff’s Department recently released several reports pertaining to illegal drug activity in the community.

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United Way of Southern Kentucky (UWSK) collected more than 43,000 items in Warren County and more than 61,136 items region-wide during the 13th annual “Feed the Need” food drive, with some food collections still running. More than 50 organizations in Allen, Barren, Butler, Logan, Simpson, an…

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The Logan County FFA Greenhouse will close on May 8 so now is the time to come and get your Mother’s Day gift or those vegetables you are wanting to plant for the garden.

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The Logan County Sheriff’s Department is seeking any information on a missing teenager.

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The All A Classic state tournament was held this weekend in Owensboro. The 4th Region champion Russellville Lady Panthers won two games on Saturday and an early morning game on Sunday. Bethlehem was the team who was able to knock Russellville out of the tournament after the fourth game.

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A few Auburn council members aren’t sure they want the city to embark on building a disc golf course along with a few other recreational opportunities.

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On April 8, 2021, at approximately 9:04 a.m., the Auburn Police Department received a report of a suspicious individual in the area of Sugar Maple Drive.

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A second reading and passage of ordinance 2021-02, establishes certain regulations harboring fowl within the city limits of Russellville.

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With opioid overdose deaths increasing during the pandemic, the Drug Task Force, Bowling Green Police, Kentucky State Police, and Warren County Sheriff are holding its 20th Take Back Day on Saturday, April 24th in conjunction with the DEA national initiative. DEA’s October 2020. Take Back Da…

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The county is still seeing several active cases of COVID-19, according to Judge-Executive Logan Chick at Tuesday’s fiscal court meeting. “I want to encourage everyone to wear their masks and social distance, and be vaccinated if you feel good about it,” said Chick opening the meeting.

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Monday night’s Auburn City Council meeting was heated at times with council members yelling at one another over horses. Not because they are pooping on the streets as seen during the Amish debacle a few years back. This time it’s over allowing them to live in the city along with goats, sheep…

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The entire state of Kentucky, including the Barren River District Health Department has paused the administration of Johnson & Johnson vaccination under the direction of the Kentucky Department of Public Health, the CDC, and the FDA.

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Many of us grew up watching Little House on the Prairie, which followed the life of Laura Ingles Wilder from childhood to adulthood. Many of the episodes of the show centered around the school, as it was the main social realm for the children of Walnut Grove. Unlike our students today who ca…

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Story and photos By Chis Cooper

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Auburn’s Branch of the Logan County Public Library is now open for curbside service at its new location on 106 Spring Street.

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Dates have changed for Logan County’s up-and-coming Waste Tire Collection event but the location is still yet to be determined.

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Life Choice Pregnancy Care Center is preparing for its Annual Baby Bottle Fundraiser again this year and organizers are so pumped to once again be able to have actual baby bottle banks back out in the community.

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On April 5th, 2021, at approximately 9:23 p.m., Kentucky State Police Post 3, Bowling Green, received a call of a fatal collision that had occurred at the 26-mile marker on the southbound side of Interstate 65 in Warren County.

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A Facebook page has recently been created seeking public opinion by Logan Countians on what kind of entertainment is wanted in their community. The page is seeking ideas on where citizens want their tax money to be spent in parks and recreation. You can find the page at Parks and Recreation …

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Market Days in Adairville will be kicking off in April every week for those who want to set up and sell their goods. These special days offer a unique platform for those who buy and sell throughout the summer.

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As more people begin to get vaccinated against COVID-19 and restrictions begin to lift as a result, Logan County citizens can expect to see a little more normalcy in 2021, as events that were once canceled last year, are now being scheduled.

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United States Senator Rand Paul participated in a community leaders roundtable at the Caldwell House in Russellville Thursday, April 1 at 10 a.m. The discussion focused on Logan County issues impacting the community.

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It’s nearly Easter and the Kentucky State Police (KSP) hopes shoppers will include a Trooper Teddy Bear in their Easter baskets this year. The bears go on sale today and will sell for $14.99 through April 4. All proceeds from the sale benefit the Trooper Teddy Project, which provides teddy b…

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Auburn Elementary School is excited to announce we are the recipient of a $3500 TVA STEM Classroom grant, We Live, We Learn, We Lead! Mrs. Molly Clark Turner is implementing the grant in her STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) and Project Lead the Way (PLTW) classroom. Jenny Ri…

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The last Waste Tire Collection event in Logan County was held in April 2018. Once known as Tire Amnesty, this weekend-long event is offered every three years to allow citizens to dispose of old tires for free. According to Nathan Cockrill, the County Solid Waste Coordinator, 2021, will see t…

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The Logan County Detention Center is COVID-19 free as of Tuesday morning reported jailer Phil Gregory at the bi-monthly meeting of the fiscal court.

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The litter abatement program plays a key role in preventing trash from piling up along county roads, public rights of way, intersections, and county-owned properties. Part of this program includes inmates being released from jail during the day under the stick supervision of a deputy to pick…

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Al Smith, who owned and edited the News-Democrat and Logan Leader, and served as a tireless advocate for journalism and education during his lengthy and successful career, passed away on Friday, March 19, 2021, at his home in Sarasota, Fla. at age 94.

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Logan County’s Good Samaritan offers services specifically for seniors including Senior Boxes available to eligible seniors in Logan County and certification for the Russellville City Water Discount.

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At the Logan County Board Meeting on Tuesday, March 16th, Interim Director of Pupil Personnel Robbie Davis accepted the position permanently. Davis began her role as Interim Director in October 2020. In this permanent position, Davis will hold a variety of duties, including the supervision o…

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Justin Adams was reviewing chapter four of To Kill A Mockingbird when a slightly malnourished dog stumbled out from the woods and onto the freshly sunburned grass behind Olmstead School. She stealthily made her way up the hill and came within feet of the attentive eighth-grade students befor…