January 2013 Articles
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Todd's Robert Penn Warren named to Hall

By Ira Brashear

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



The Carnegie Center for Literacy inducted six writers into its Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame during its inaugural ceremony last Thursday. Robert Penn Warren, a native of Guthrie in Todd County, is one of the charter members. The six authors chosen were Harriette Simpson Arnow, William Wells Brown,...

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Raising dark fired tobacco chronicled in song, documentary

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



When Michael Breeding of Lexington set out to score his newest documentary about dark-fired tobacco, he knew he wanted a theme song to symbolize the hard-working farmers of south-central Kentucky, including Logan County. After months of searching for a theme, he stumbled on an original composition c...

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Bill Gaines confesses clock control at his Day

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



  A legendary supporter of athletics and athletes involved in Auburn and Logan County high school sports was honored on his 87th birthday Sunday, Jan. 6. Members of Auburn Baptist Church celebrated Billy Gaines Day during the morning worship service. A 1943 graduate of Auburn High School, Bil...

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'User friendly' Carpenter Center sees membership growth

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



January is a great month to be in the indoor fitness business. New Year’s Resolutions and cold weather make that truism a certainty. Keeping that uptick continuous as February, March, April and the sunny months arrive is the challenge. If the past several months are any indication, Russellvil...

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Schwarzkopf, Logan's Dauley exchanged gifts they cherished

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



The death of General Norman Schwarzkopf in late December reminded Americans of a great American military figure who served his/their country for over 45 years. For one Logan Countian, it had special significance. Jim Dauley of Lewisburg cherishes a letter and a gift he received from the man known a...

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