February 2015 Articles
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Former RHS exchange student now in medical school in Ethiopia

By Jim Turner

Posted on February 26, 2015 12:16 PM



A former Russellville High School exchange student from one of the world’s poorest countries is now in medical school, preparing to improve the lives of people in his home community and country. Gebie Michael Gebremeskel Zeratiqnt spent the 2007-08 school year as a student at RHS. H...

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RATC students to compete in SkillsUSA events Friday

By Mark Brooks

Posted on February 25, 2015 4:10 PM



Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College and the Warren County Area Technology Center will host this year’s Region 5 SkillsUSA competition on Friday.  Schools include Allen County Technology Center, Barren County Area Technology Center (ATC), Butler County ATC, Franklin-Simps...

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LCHS FFA participating in busy FFA Week

By Jessica Brown

Posted on February 23, 2015 9:27 PM



The Logan County FFA Chapter is always busy planning some activity or getting ready for a contest. But this week is something we like to call FFA Week.    Many may ask; what is FFA Week? FFA Week always falls on the week of George Washington’s Birthday. The Logan County FFA C...

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Ski Daddy's surpasses goal five times and keeps adding more years to the total

By Jim Turner

Posted on February 22, 2015 11:17 PM



When Mike Jackson and a partner opened Ski Daddy’s restaurant on Russellville’s east end on Sept. 21, 2009, the plan was to give the venture a year and then decide whether to continue or not. When Mike and Yvonne Jackson bought sole ownership of Ski Daddy’s the following year, the...

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Good News for Logan schools in February 15

Posted on February 22, 2015 3:20 PM



At each month’s meeting of the Logan County Board of Education, each school presents a list of “Good News” items. Also Superintendent Kevin Hub issues a report. This is the February report: District: Ben Kemplin has been selected as the new Director of Human Resources a...

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Hobbs, Jones, Romarate top Adairville spellers

By Kaye Hendricks, Adairville Reading

Posted on February 20, 2015 3:51 PM



Adairville School held its annual spelling bee Monday, Feb. 2. These students represented their grade levels: 4th Grade: Eva Bouldin, Dylan Bond, Joshua Robertson; 5th Grade: Ali Garrett, Ali Stratton, Joshua Lawrence; 6th Grade: Mason Freeman, Joshua Henderson, Emma Prince, Nathan Neal; 7th Grade...

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LCHS DECA students earn trips to state

Posted on February 19, 2015 3:07 PM



Several Logan County High School students attended the DECA Region 2 Conference Feb. 12 at WKU. Fifteen members of sponsor Amy Wisdom’s team performed well in various events. The following students placed in the top six of their categories at region and now will advance to state March 8-10 in...

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Editor of new Dunnigan book to be in Logan Thursday

By Tom Eblen

Posted on February 16, 2015 9:59 PM



The writing of one of Logan County’s most revered native daughters—Alice Allison Dunnigan-- is to be honored in Russellville Thursday—weather permitting. Carol McCabe Booker, editor of Alone at the Top of the Hill—will discuss her book which was released this week at 2 p.m. F...

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Adairville chooses homecoming queen and king

By Deborah Davenport

Posted on February 13, 2015 10:54 PM



Adairville School recently held its traditional homecoming ceremony on Jan. 20 between basketball games. The 2015 Adairville homecoming king is Brennan Davenport, son of Wallace Moulton and Lyndsey Davenport, and the 2015 Adairville Homecoming queen is Haley Chambers, daughter of Ashley and Randy Le...

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Jefferson, Neely, Clayton, Dockins, Birdwhistell inducted into Cougar Hall of Fame

By Jim Turner

Posted on February 8, 2015 4:55 PM



The nine charter members of the newly formed Cougar Athletic Foundation Hall of Fame were inducted before a huge crowd at Logan County High School Friday between games of the Clash of the Cats, both of which were won by LCHS. A story about the night and descriptions of the accomplishments of four o...

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Chapman, Mason, Tisdale, Thompson inducted into Cougar Athletic Hall of Fame

By Jim Turner

Posted on February 8, 2015 4:08 PM



A standing room-only crowd at Logan County High School Friday night witnessed the induction of the nine charter members of the newly formed Cougar Athletic Foundation Hall of Fame between games of the Clash of the Cats. For 10 years, Cougar fans have been allowed to share in appreciation for Russel...

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Pennies for Patients cancer fight underway at Stevenson

By Rachel Rodgers

Posted on February 3, 2015 10:59 AM



This week is Pennies for Patients at Stevenson Elementary School! Our students will be collecting pennies and other change for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society! Donations received will be spent on patient and community services, research, public health and professional education. SES Family Resou...

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Brooks and Hendricks form new legal firm across from justice center

By Jim Turner

Posted on February 2, 2015 11:11 PM



Two attorneys with families involved in many aspects of life in Logan and surrounding counties have opened their own law practice directly across from the Logan County Justice Center at 348 West Fourth Street in Russellville. Ami Brooks and Joe Hendricks are partners in the firm Brooks & Hendri...

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Western Kentucky Jazz Trio coming to deGraffenried

By Larry Vaught

Posted on February 2, 2015 8:26 PM



The Russellville Arts Council will host “An Evening of Jazz” featuring the talented Western Kentucky Jazz Trio led by director Dr. Marshall Scott. The Jazz Trio will perform in the Russellville High School foyer on Saturday evening, Feb.21, starting at 7 p.m. In addition, local vocalis...

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