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Jan 16, 2018

Schools to be closed again on Wednesday except WKU

Russellville and Logan County schools will be closed again Wednesday for snow and frigid temperatures, as will Southcentral Kentucky Community & Technical College. WKU's Bowling Green and Owensboro campuses will be on schedule. LCHS Athletic Director Greg Howard has announced that the Lady Cougars' scheduled games at Edmonson County Saturday have been cancelled.



Jan 15, 2018

Schools closed again Tuesday

Schools will be closed again Tuesday for Logan County, Russellville and Todd County schools along with Southcentral Kentucky Community & Technical College because of additional snow and continued frigid weather. This will be Non Traditional Instruction Day #2 for Logan students. This will be the fifth straight day that schools have not been in session, counting the weekend.



Jan 14, 2018

Death claims leaders Buddy Duncan and Dr. Jenks Britt

Two well-educated men who played significant roles in Logan County have died this weekend. Wilfred 'Buddy' Duncan owned and operated Duncan's Drug Store on the Carrico Park Square for decades, much of that time with his late uncle, Morris Duncan. He served as chairman of the Russellville Board of Education and president of the local UK Alumni Association. Dr. Jenks Britt was a co-owner of Logan County Animal Clinic and a leader in perfecting bovine embryo transplants before being named head of the Department of Agriculture at WKU. Mr. Duncan is survied by his wife Mattie, his children, David Duncan and Debbie Rowe, and their spouses and their grandchildren. Dr. Britt and his wife Kathy are the parents of David, Andy and Matt Britt, who survive along with their spouses and children. Both have been residents of Creekwood in recent months.



Jan 14, 2018

Larry Vaught to speak to Pastfinders Saturday

From David and Sherry GuionThe Southern Ky Pastfinders will begin 2018 with a meeting on Saturday, Jan. 20 at the Logan County Library, at 7 p.m. Our speaker this month will be Larry Vaught, who will be sharing with us the life and legend of Ephraim Brank, a native of Greenville and a hero of the Battle of New Orleans. We would like to invite the community to come and share in the story of this local legend. The admission is free so don't let history be a mystery and learn with us.



Jan 12, 2018

Traffic light near RHS collapses under ice

From Wes Watt, Kentucky Department of Highways: Motorists need to be aware that a traffic signal at the intersection of U.S.68/U.S.79/U.S. 431 in Logan County near Russellville high School has collapsed due to ice. Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 3 crews removed the signal after it fell onto the roadway. Temporary stop signs have been installed and message boards have been put in place. The intersection will operate as a 4-way stop using stop signs until repairs can be made. It is estimated to take several days for the repairs to take place. Please use caution if traveling through this intersection.



Jan 12, 2018

Chamber taking applications for new assistant director

A new Executive Assistant for the Logan County Chamber of Commerce is being sought. Karen Logan, who began her Chamber career in this position, has risen first to interim executive director and now executive director. The assistant's job ranges from serving as receptionist to membership recruitment to public relations. Assuming many key roles planning and implementing the Tobacco & Heritage Festival is always a big part of the job. Anyone interested in applying for the job should submit a resume to Logan.



Jan 11, 2018

Chandlers School Archery Tournament postponed from this weekend

The archery tournament which was to be hosted by Chandlers School this weekend has been postponed because of the weather forecast, according to Russellville coach Jeramy Rust.



Jan 10, 2018

Friday basketball games moved to Thursday

The four schools and eight teams in the 13th District have moved their games that were scheduled Friday to Thursday in an attempt to avoid what has been forecast to be severe winter weather this weekend. Russellville will be at Franklin-Simpson and Logan County wil travel to Todd Central. The girls play first in each doubleheader, beginning at 6 p.m. The boys freshman and JV games scheduled to be played at LCHS Thursday with Todd Central have been cancelled. WRUS will air simulcast action of the games, beginning at 5:45.



Jan 10, 2018

Cougars edge visiting AC-S

After leading by 12 points early and trailing by five late, the Logan County Cougars pulled out a 52-50 win over visiting Allen County-Scottsville Tuesday. Austin Rayno scored 15 of his 17 points in the fourth quarter, including hitting 3 of 4 free throws in the final 13 seconds. Kelby Epley hit a trio of 3-pointers to join him with 17.  Brett Rippy led the Patriots with 20 points and Marcus Carter added 12 for the Patriots. Logan goes to Todd Central Friday for a game that will play a big role in district seeding.



Jan 9, 2018

MLK Jubilee Celebration set Saturday

The Russellville-Logan County NAACP will sponsor the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Jubilee Celebration on Saturday, Jan. 13,
beginning at 9 a.m. The program will be at the K of P Hall on East 5th Street in Russellville. The guest speaker will be Associate Minister Jessie F. Varner of Oakland Mt. Zion Baptist Church.  A traditional breakfast will be served for a donation of $7. The community is encouraged to join in the Celebration and enjoy the message from Minister Varner, says NAACP President William Woodard. 



Jan 9, 2018

4-H Horse Club meeting tonight cancelled

From Logan County 4-H Agent Carrie Derossett: The Logan County 4-H Shadow Riders Horse Club meeting tonight has been cancelled. The next meeting will be Friday, Jan. 26, at 5:30 pm at the Logan County Extension Office.



Jan 8, 2018

Rep. Jody Richards to retire from Kentucky House

Rep. Jody Richards, who often visited Russellville in his youth, during his tenure as Kentucky's longest-serving Speaker of the House, and as part of his two gubernatorial campaigns, announced Monday that he will not seek a 22nd term in the General Assembly. Arguably Kentucky's most respected Democrat, Richards is the nephew of the late Robert E. Stevenson, the superintendent for whom Russellville's elementary school is named. He is the brother of Jim Richards, who coached basketball at Auburn High School before winning a state championship at Glasgow and becoming head coach of the WKU Hilltoppers. In Bowling Green, an elementary school and Mass Media Hall at WKU are named for Jody Richards. He served as Speaker of the House for a record 14 years. Richards is considered the best friend of higher education in the legislature.



Jan 8, 2018

4-H Shadow Riders Saddle Club to meet Tuesday

The Logan County 4-H Shadow Riders Horse Club will meet Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. at the Logan County Extension Office. Young people interested in horses are encouraged to attend.



Jan 5, 2018

Logan sweeps Clash, but Panthers turn boys game into nail-biter

After the Logan County Lady Cougars dominated their Clash with visiting Russellville 66-32 with their reserves playing much of the second half, it appeared more of the same was coming in the boys game. Coach Lonnie Mason's Cougars led by 14 points at halftime, thanks primarily to the shooting of senior guard Austin Rayno, who had piled up 22 points at the intermission. He had hit four 3-pointers by the end of the second quarter, including one from even longer distance at the buzzer. But the Panthers had other ideas. They came back by forcing Cougar turnovers and getting Rayno in foul trouble. Coach Rex Booth's team came back to take two fourth-quarter leads, including by four at 60-56. But Rayno scored four points to tie it. He and Mycah Hampton hit some big free throws at the end, and Tommy Krohn and Third Bell got some key rebounds and steals on the way to a 68-64 win. Caden McKinnis dominated inside early, and Kelby Epley played a big role in building the halftime lead. Raynor finished with 28 points, Krohn 13, Epley 12 and McKinnis 9. Krohn was a steady factor throughout. Jacob Naylor scored 25, Anthony Woodard 17, Elijah Kemp and Devin Quarles 9 each for the Panthers, but the rest of the team managed only four points. See more basketball news on The LoJo in later posts.



Jan 5, 2018

Logan kindergarten registration dates set

Logan County’s Kindergarten Registration for the upcoming 2018-2019 school year will take place January 29 and 30th  from 11 a.m.– 2 p.m. at the elementary school in each community.  Completed enrollment form, birth certificate, and proof of residency are needed at registration, and  by the first day of school immunization certificate, physical, dental screening, and eye exam are required. Please contact your local school if you have any questions.



Jan 3, 2018

James Spears named Simpson County judge executive

Cattleman Jamie Spears has been appointed Simpson County judge executive by Gov. Matt Bevins. He succeeds long judge Jim Henderson, who resigned with a year left in his term to accept a position with KACO, the Kentucky Association of County officials. Spears raises cattle and manages a two-generation family business, Professional Embryo Specialists. He and his wife Ann have a daughter, Shelly Carter, and a son, Clay Spears, who is an outstanding athlete at Franklin-Simpson High School and a dual credit student at Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College.



Jan 2, 2018

Panthers win 3 of 4 in late December stretch

After a strong start and then a prolonged slump, the Russellville Panthers resumed their winning ways during the holiday break. Coach Rex Booth’s team won three of four games in a nine-day span. Wins came over Cannelton, Ind., Greenwood and—for a second time—Warren East. The 2018 portion of the season began Tuesday with a 70-63 loss at Ohio County. Watch The LoJo for details of those wins. The Panthers (5-8) travel to Logan County for the first Clash of the Cats Friday. 



Jan 2, 2018

4-H Sewing Club organizing Jan, 9

A new Logan County 4-H Cooking Club is being organized by 4-H/Youth Agent Carrie Derossett. A meeting will be held at the Logan County Extension Office on Tuesday, Jan. 9 from 3:30-5 p.m. Youngsters who want to know more about being a part of 4-H and/or the Cooking Club can contact Derossett at 270-726-6323.



Dec 31, 2017

Retired Lewisburg teacher and WRUS music collection expert Gerald Hildabrand dies

The Logan Journal is very sorry to have to add retired Lewisburg educator/WRUS music collection specialist Gerald Hildabrand to the list of well-known people who died in 2017. His death was discovered Sunday morning. He is shown in pictures on The LoJo Facebook page with the Oak Ridge Boys (Richard Sterban, William Lee Golden, Duane Allen and Joe Bonsall), Charley Pride, Faith Hill, Ralph Emery, Ray Stevens, and his close friend Billy Joe Royal. Funeral arrangements have not yet been announced.



Dec 30, 2017

Logan Memorial prohibits youngsters' visits during flu season

From Logan Memorial Hospital: Due to presence of widespread Influenza in our Kentucky community, we have decided that it is in the best interest of our patients to prohibit children and teenagers (under 18 years) from visiting patients at this time. This applies to siblings, family members and friends who are under the age of 18. This does not apply to parents/guardians staying with their child during hospitalization.



Dec 29, 2017

McLeans absent from dream matchup

Today's Music City Bowl in Nashville usually would have found former Russellvillians Porter and Linda McLean enjoying themselves watching their favorite team(s). The McLeans met and married as students at the University of Kentucky, which is one of the participants in today's bowl. Their daughter Mandy, however, played her collegiate soccer at Northwestern University, the other team in the Music City Bowl. And they could have visited with their brother and sister-in-law, Jack and Betty McLean of Russellville. They don't have to decide which team to support publicly today, though, since this is their 50th wedding anniversary and they are celebrating with their extended family in Chicago and Wisconsin. The McLeans are still relishing the World Series championship 14 months ago recorded by their beloved Chicago Cubs.



Dec 27, 2017

Pedro Bradshaw signs to play for Eastern

The most honored basketball player in Russellville Panthers' history, Pedro Bradshaw, announced on Twitter this week that he has signed to play basketball for Eastern Kentucky University. Bradshaw originally signed with Belmont University and was on the team this fall, but he never played in a game. He asked for and was granted his release. Belmont and EKU are both in the Ohio Valley Conference. Bradshaw, who was a finalist for Mr. Kentucky last year, has been declared both the leading rebounder and scorer in Panther basketball history by RHS sports historian Greg Owens. The Colonels are coached by Dan McHale, who previously was an assistant coach under Rick Pitino at Louisville and Richard Pitino at Minnesota. Eastern played at Diddle Arena earlier this season, losing 83-51 to WKU.



Dec 27, 2017

Sindelar, Brohm, Holt leading Purdue in bowl game

Some guys who know Russellville are directing the fortunes of the Purdue Boilermakers in the Foster Farms Bowl on Fox television. Jeff Brohm, who turned the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers into the best team in Kentucky by the end of the 2015 season, is now doing the same thing for Purdue, which had been the doormat of the Big 10. Now his team is leading Arizona 28-14 midway through the second quarter. Quarterback Elijah Sindelar has thrown three touchdown passes. Sindelar of Caldwell County played baseball against Logan County High at LCHS and basketball against Russellville at Jim Young Gymasium in the First Southern National Bank/Roy's/WRUS Christmas Classic. The defensive coordinator for Purdue is Nick Holt, the former WKU defensive coordinator who was passed over for the Toppers' head coaching job when Brohm left last season. Purdue statistically is the most improved defensive team in the nation. Feix Field,on which WKU football plays its games, is on an extension of Russellville Road.



Dec 26, 2017

Concerned Citizens offering free household items

Concerned Citizens of Russellville/Logan County has a number of useful household items to give away to the community, most of them courtesy of Feed the Children of Oklahoma City. Tuesday's items are AA batteries and farm eggs. Wednesday's will be lotion, mouthwash and toothpaste. No proof of income is needed. Those who pick up items just need to sign that they receive them, according to Executive Director Dorris Vick. The office is located in the KP Hall on East Fifth Street. It will be closed Thursday, Friday and Monday but then will reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 2 with many more items to give away.



Dec 23, 2017

Mark Wood named Lady Cougar softball coach

Long-time assistant coach Mark Wood has been named head coach of the Logan County Lady Cougars, Athletic Director Greg Howard has announced. He succeeds Brandy Trimble, who coached the team the past two years. In her first season, Logan won its first district softball championship and finished with an 18-14 record. The Lady Cougars went 13-14 last year and were district runner-up.



Dec 19, 2017

Pedro Bradshaw no longer part of Belmont basketball

When Belmont University visits WKU tonight in a matchup of two of the nation's traditionally top mid-major men's basketball programs, Russellvillle's Pedro Bradshaw will not be in a Belmont uniform. A first-team all-stater and Mr. Basketball finalist while playing for the Panthers last year, Bradshaw had been dressing for Bruins' games but had not appeared in one. Late in the semester, Bradshaw asked for his release and Coach Rick Byrd and the university granted it. He finished the semester academically. Belmont Athletic Media Director Greg Sage tells The LoJo that he was released from his scholarship unconditionally and can enroll in whichever institution and basketball program he chooses, even fellow OVC schools. If he enrolls in a college for the second semester, he should have at least three and a half years of eligibility remaining. Bradshaw was at Diddle Arena Saturday to watch the Toppers' romp over Indiana State.



Dec 18, 2017

LCHS Athletics honors former standout athlete Nick Goley

From LCHS Athletic Director Greg Howard: Saturday Logan County welcomed home one of its own, Nick Goley, back to visit LCHS. Nick was a standout in basketball and baseball. He is now an assistant basketball coach at South Warren High School. Along with Coach Kyle Wall, we presented Nick with his old baseball jersey and a basketball shooting shirt in honor of him returning to LCHS. Our alumni are a vital part of where we came from and where we are headed. Thanks, Nick, for the wonderful memories and sharing your athleticism and love for sports with LCHS. We are so thankful Nick was back in the gym and even more thankful to share time with his wife Patty and their two children.



Dec 15, 2017

Cougars hand Todd Central first loss of season

Hitting 11 free throws in the final two minutes of the game, the Logan County Cougars handed Todd Central its first loss of the season Friday 77-61. Coach Lonnie Mason's team led by only two points when a personal foul and a technical foul were called on high-scoring Rebel center John Calvery, ending his evening, Tommy Krohn hit both free throws on the personal and Kelby Epley hit both technical shots. Austin Rayno hit three free throws, Third Bell two, and Mykal Hampton and Epley one each in the final surge. Epley finished with 25 points, Krohn 20 and Rayno 13. Nolan Barrow led Todd with 21.



Dec 15, 2017

Lady Cougars beat Todd for 5th straight win

With Paige Vanzant scoring 12 points and her long-time middle school and high school teammates Carlie Alvis & Peyton Vanzant adding 7 each, the Logan County Lady Cougars won their fifth straight game--two of them in the district--Friday against Todd Central by a 41-35 count. Logan led 17-10 early in the second quarter but the Lady Rebels took the lead later. Coach Finley Baird's team dominated late in the third quarter and early in the fourth, and then held on for the win.



Dec 14, 2017

Relay for Life Christmas Concert Friday

A  Relay for Life Christmas Concert will be held Friday at the United Methodistt Temple of Russellville's South Main Street. It will begin at 7 p.m. and will feature handbells, instrumental and vocal selections, including "The Grinch and Cindy Lou Who".



Dec 13, 2017

Central hands Cougars third straight loss

Skyelar Potter scored 19 of regionally top-ranked Warren Central's 32 points in the third quarter as the Dragons handed Logan County its third straight loss Tuesday 85-61. Potter finished with 36 points and Jordan Cousin added 19. Micale Mee hit four 3-pointers on the way to 16 points. The Cougars had a balanced attack with Kelby Epley scoring 11, Jonathan Furlow & Mykal Hampton 10 each, and Austin Rayno 9. Two players who don't see much playing time, Dalton Thompson and Nathaniel Vick, each hit a 3-pointer in the fourth quarter for all but one of the visitors' points in the final stanza. Central hit nine treys to Logan's four and 22 of 32 free throws to the Cougars' 15 of 23. The Cougars go to Todd Central Friday to face a Rebels team which won with ease over Russellville Friday.



Dec 13, 2017

Austin Rayno to sign with Lindsey-Wilson today

Two-sports standout player Austin Rayno is scheduled to sign today to play baseball for Lindsey Wilson College. Rayno has been a starter for most of his high school years in both baseball and basketball for the Logan County Cougars, including last year's regional championship team. He's the leading scorer on this year's basketball team. He also was a Governor's Scholar last summer and played fall baseball for one of Nashville's most elite travel teams.



Dec 11, 2017

Megan Lindsey Fulcher named WKU Scholar of the College

A 2014 graduate of Logan County High School was named one of 13 Scholars of the College at Fall Commencement at Western Kentucky University Saturday. Megan Lindsey Fulcher was one of just three honorees from the College of Health and Human Services, along with Ogden Scholar Kelly Burgess of Franklin, Tenn. and JoAnna Tinnell of Shepherdsville. Now a Registered Nurse working at the Medical Center, she is also a graduate of the Mahurin Honors College. She is the daughter of Lisa and Roger Lindsey and the wife of Troy Fulcher, all of Logan County.



Dec 11, 2017

LCHS cheerleaders win multi-state region, headed to nationals

From Logan County High School Athletic Director Greg Howard: Our LCHS Cheerleaders took 4th place Saturday in Lexington at the State Championships and followed that up with a 1st place at Cape Girardeau, Mo. Sunday in the UCA Regional Boothel Classic. The girls have now qualified to compete at Nationals in Orlando. Congratulations on two great days of competition."



Dec 10, 2017

Adairville School planning before holiday break attire

Adairville School is planning a week of holiday garb wearing days, starting Monday, leading up to the break. See the type of garments designated for each day on the attached flier.



Dec 8, 2017

FSNB hosting Love Lights a Tree Dec. 20

From Debbie Robbins of First Southern National Bank: Come by FSNB Dec. 20 for refreshments and a ceremony honoring or remembering the ones that have touch our lives and have been impacted by cancer. A Christmas tree will be set up at First Southern National Bank's on the square location, and for each donation made, an ornament will be attached to the tree naming the person being honored or remembered. All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society.



Dec 7, 2017

The deGraffenried Chorale will be in concert Sunday with the theme "My Heart Rejoices." It will begin at 2:30 -.m. at the United Methodist Temple in Russellville. Mary Beth Dowden is the director and Susan Fox the accompanist.



Dec 7, 2017

Farmers Market Christmas Craft Sale this weekend

Some of the vendors from this year's Logan County Farmers' Market will present the Farmers' Market Christmas Craft Sale this weekend in the building attached to the pavilion at the UK Ag Complex. Hours are 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Allie Robertson of Allie's Arts & Crafts and Debbie Britt of She Sells Pearls are the organizers. Robertson says, "We will have Breads, Rolls, Crafts, Jewelry, and Finger Foods to eat with coffee and drinks to enjoy!! Lots of gifts for your Christmas shopping!"
 



Dec 6, 2017

Panthers, Cougars and Lady Cougars win Tuesday games

Both Logan County basketball teams and the Russellville Panthers were winners in Tuesday night games.Coach Rex Booth's Panhters won at Warren East 66-62. Coach Finley Baird's Lady Cougars romped over Ohio County 62-40, and Coach Lonnie Mason's Cougars edged visited Ohio County 82-80. The two boys teams are a combined 5-0, all against good competition. Watch The LoJo for more details.



Dec 5, 2017

Tonight not only marks the first games to be aired on WRUS of the Russellville Panthers and Lady Panthers under new head coaches Rex Booth and Shannon Booth, but it also will the first on-air sportscasting for Brennan McGinnis, who has been serving as announcer for Panther games at Jim Young Gymnasium. He will work with his brother, WRUS general manager Chris McGinnis. The RHS teams will be playing at Warren East and Countdown to Tipoff will begin at 5:45 p.m. The regular Voice of the Panthers, John Brett Reynolds, his on something of a paternity leave following the birth of his and wife Kasey Reynolds' first child. Chris McGinnis says the station will simulcast a pair of district doubleheaders Friday. Logan County's teams, which entertain Ohio County tonight, will go to Franklin-Simpson and RHS will head to Todd Central.




Dec 1, 2017

EPB board meeting date changed

The Russellville Electric Plant Board's December Board of Directors meeting has been rescheduled from Thursday, Dec. 14. to Tuesday the Dec. 12 at 5 p.m.  If you have any questions regarding the change, please call the office at 270-726-2466. 



Nov 30, 2017

Live Nativity in Lewisburg

The annual Live Nativity Scene in Lewisburg sponsored by the Cumberland Presbyterian Church there will be staged this week on Main Street. Hours will be from 5-9 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Church members will wear costumes and animals will be part of it. refreshments will be served at the church.



Nov 28, 2017

WRUS to begin basketball broadcasts Friday at LCHS

From Chris McGinnis: WRUS coverage of high school basketball begins Friday night as Logan County hosts Russell County in a girl-boy varsity double header. Zack Woodall & Ben Brown will bring you every exciting secondm beginning with the Countdown to Tip-off at 5:45 on 610 WRUS, wrusam.com and the WRUS mobile app.



Nov 28, 2017

Water line break closes LCHS, causes cancellation of games

Tonight's scheduled basketball doubleheader at Logan County High School against girls and boys teams from Edmonson County has been cancelled, according to Athletic Director Greg Howard. A water line break caused students to be dismissed at 11:45 a.m. today, and the games had to be cancelled. This would have been the season opener for Coach Finley Baird's Lady Cougars. Coach Lonnie Mason's Cougars won their opener Monday at Warren East.



Nov 27, 2017

Cougars beat East in OT to start season

The Logan County Cougars got the local high school basketball season off to a good start Monday by winning on the road. Coach Lonnie Mason's team beat Warren East 59-52 in overtime. Watch The LoJo for details.



Nov 27, 2017

Cougars open 2017-18 local basketball schedule tonight

The varsity 2017-18 basketball season in the Land of Logan begins tonight when Coach Lonnie Mason takes his Logan County Cougars to Warren East for a junior varsity-varsity doubleheader. Both girls teams make their debuts Tuesday night when Coach Shannon Booth is the bench boss for the first time and Coach Finley Baird leads her Lady Cougars into action for the first time in four years not as the defending district champions. The Lady Panthers will be at Warren Central while the Lady Cougars will join their male counterparts in entertaining Edmonson County at the LCHS gym. Coach Rex Booth doesn't open his first season as head coach of the Panthers until Friday when RHS plays host to Allen County-Scottsville, which also has a new coach in Nick Chaykowsky.



Nov 24, 2017

Basketball Clash of the Alumni Cats Saturday evening

Former boys basketball players from Logan County and Russellville high schools will Clash Saturday at RHS for fun and to raise funds for both high schools' basketball programs and for the Givin' Back youth development program. Older alumni will play in the first game, beginning at 6 p.m., and more recent graduates will clash in the second game. Coach Lonnie Mason and Billy Joe Coleman are organizing the Cougar alumni while coaches Jae Allison, Phil Todd and Ryan Davenport are working with the former Panthers.



Nov 24, 2017

Women in Business Christmas Craft event set Dec. 6

From Logan Chamber Director Karen Logan: Ladies! Come out to The LOFT in Downtown Russellville at 280 E 4th Street on Dec. 6 for the Women in Business Christmas Craft! Between 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m., you will enjoy a delicious menu, catered by It's a Southern Thing Catering, and create a beautiful hymnal wreath to take home with you! Lunch is included in the ticket price of $25! Be sure to RSVP to the Logan County Chamber! (270) 726-2206. 



Nov 23, 2017

Retired Teachers Christmas Luncheon Dec. 13

The Russellville/Logan County Retired Teachers will have their Christmas luncheon meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 13, at 11:30 at Crittenden Drive Church. All retired teachers are invited. Please come and bring a unwrapped $10 toy for a boy and girl or monetary gift to be donated to Bro. Joe’s Family Christmas. Make reservations by calling Karen Milliken at 270-726-9717270-647-0065 or email at rlcrta@gmail.com.



Nov 20, 2017

Ben Brown will not seek reelection as PVA

Logan County Property Valuation Administrator Ben Brown announced on WRUS' Feedback Monday morning that he will not seek another term as PVA in next year's elections. A graduate of Olmstead High School, Brown became PVA in 1994, succeeding his great uncle, Karl Dawson, who had served in that capacity for over 40 years. He has been elected every four years since. Brown and his wife, the former Sandra Eggleston, have four daughters. He told Don Neagle of WRUS that he wants to travel and concentrate more on farming. According to Logan County Republican chairman Barry Kennedy, the deadline for taking the eligibility test to hold the office passed last Saturday.


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