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The Simpson County History Center is always growing and evolving under the leadership of Executive Director and President James Henry Snider, whose history seems intertwined with the Historical Society.

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It is often heard, “There’s nothing to do in this county!” Many who make this comment say they have no other choice than to travel to Bowling Green, Hopkinsville, Clarksville, Tenn., or further to enjoy an activity or for their child to have an opportunity to participate in a sport not local…

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During FAFSA February, the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) reminds students of the importance of submitting their Free Application for Federal Student Aid or FAFSA, if they haven’t already done so.

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On Thursday, Feb. 23, at 6 p.m. at Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College’s SKY FAME program will host a recruitment night for anyone interested in learning more about this work-and-learn program.

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For the past week, the 179 inmates at the Logan County Detention Center have been showering in a portable shower trailer. This action comes as a result of both the boiler units at the jail going down.

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Ginger Lawrence, Director of the Logan County Emergency Communications Center (ECC), learned at the most recent fiscal court meeting the County Outdoor Warning System (COWS) is supposed to be tested monthly.

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The Logan County High School Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) chapter held their annual Day of Service on Dec. 7, 2023. Club officers and members — 35 in total — visited multiple organizations in the community with the mission to serve. Sites for this year were the Log…

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Russellville Independent Schools is proud to welcome Mrs. April Triplett as the RIS Board of Education’s newly elected board member. Triplett is a Russellville High School Alumni and native to Logan County.

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Farm Rescue, a nonprofit organization that provides free planting, haying, harvesting, commodity hauling, and livestock feeding assistance to farm and ranch families who have experienced a major illness, injury or natural disaster, has honored two men with its annual Good Samaritan Award. Th…

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Last Thursday, Jan. 26, a Logan County jury of nine women and three men chose a life sentence for Earl Kelly “Tudor” Johnson for his involvement in the 2015 death of Robert Wetton and multiple charges of drug trafficking and organized crime.

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A Logan County jury found Earl Kelly “Tudor” Johnson guilty of all charges in connection to the 2015 murder of 65-year old Robert Leslie Wetton on Wednesday, Jan. 25.

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County Attorney Joe Ross notified fiscal court at its last meeting he had been notified by Stefan Eckmann, Silicon Ranch Senior Manager of Project Development for the south Logan solar project, that the PILOT — Payment in Lieu of Taxes — agreement with the Commonwealth for this project was r…

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County Treasurer, Amanda Stratton, notified the Logan Fiscal Court at its last meeting the court’s audit for the year ending June 30, 2022, was a clean audit. “I’m proud to report it was a clean audit. We had no comments and we’re very proud of that,” she said.

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The Muhlenberg County Tourism Commission is pleased to announce a new event coming to the county this winter, “Murder on the Green.” This fun and “mysterious” event is set for Saturday, Feb. 11 and will be held at the Central City Country Club located at 150 Country Club Drive, Central City.…

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On Jan. 23, the Logan County Sheriff’s Department was dispatched to the 4000 block of Chandlers Road for a suspicious vehicle reported by the homeowner. The homeowner was not at home at the time but had received information from a neighbor that a green color vehicle was parked in the drivewa…

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As Kentucky observes School Board Recognition Month in January, Logan County Schools and Russellville Independent Schools are joining in the celebration. Logan County is represented by Tim Hall, Teresa Hendrix, Ethan Holloway, and newly-appointed members Lynette Baker and Kyle Wetton. Russel…

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A federal grand jury in Bowling Green returned an indictment on January 11 charging a Franklin pharmacist and his spouse with conspiracy to commit theft of medical products and conspiracy to unlawfully distribute controlled substances.

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The Bowling Green Chapter of Sleep in Heavenly Peace (SHP) held a special bed build in Olmstead over the weekend with help from members of the Bethany Church of Christ and Dripping Spring Baptist Church.

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On Jan. 22, at 1:45 a.m., the Russellville Police Department responded to a disturbance at Robinwood Apartments. The caller advised that she was confronted by two females and a male. The caller also stated that during the altercation, the female (identified as Saige Grainger, 32, of Bowling …

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Friday, January 13th the Logan County Chamber of Commerce hosted a Ribbon Cutting for Independence Bank. Chad Hall, President of Independence Bank welcomed everyone to the Ribbon Cutting and thanked everyone in the community for their support.

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Last November, the Logan County Archives helped connect a lost family heirloom back to local retired veterinarian Bill Smith. The story isn’t over just yet.

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Four senior JROTC students at Logan County High School are creating a Hall of Heroes at the school.

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A Russellville man died Tuesday while working on a roof on Third Street in downtown Russellville.

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Planning out your classes for high school can become very stressful for both students and parents. Logan County High School’s guidance department team is here for you. Implemented about six years ago, the process used makes students and parents feel better about the choices made for both the…

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During the first regular Logan County Fiscal Court meeting of 2023, County Treasurer Amanda Stratton reported that the county received almost $137,000 from the National Opioid Settlement Funds.

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Auburn Councilman Mike Rogers recently questioned Auburn Tourism’s funding during a city council meeting. His comments came after Mark Summers, who ran an unsuccessful campaign for a council seat in the most recent election, questioned why tourism had $20,000 in their account and whether or …

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Under the direction of Jacky Hunt, the South-Central Kentucky Drug Task Force (SCKDTF) has received a $114,788 grant to help the agency’s fight against illegal drug activity. The federal grant is known as the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) and is named after a New York …

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Last summer Auburn Tourism conducted a project honoring the city’s veterans. Residents were invited to sponsor a banner for a loved one who served in any of the United States Armed forces by providing a photograph of the service member, their name, and branch of service. Once purchased, the …

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Representatives from Scott Waste Services went before Logan Fiscal Court members at Tuesday’s meeting to address community concerns about long running and recent service issues. Scott Waste contracts with the county and its four cities on curbside waste and recycling pickup services.

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For the fifth consecutive year, Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates (KODA) has once again broken its record of saving lives. In 2022, 239 organ donors and 539 tissue donors resulted in nearly 600 lives saved across the Commonwealth — a 23% increase in organ donation compared to 2021 and the most…

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On Jan. 14, Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana kicks off the 2023 Girl Scout Cookie season as Girl Scouts and their troops rally their communities to support the world’s largest entrepreneurial program for girls. Every box of cookies sold provides invaluable experiences for Girl Scouts such as servi…

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On Sunday, Jan. 1, Deputy Quinton Wright with a Logan County Sheriff’s Department conducted a traffic stop on a white 2004 Chevy Silverado for failing to maintain its lane on Morgantown Road.

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Issues with Auburn’s Community Outdoor Warning System (C.O.W.S.) have caused the Logan County Emergency Communications Center (ECC) to step up and begin looking into a maintenance program for all of the county’s emergency systems.