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Epley native Velma Williams Smith to enter Hall tonight

By Suzi Burgher Payne

Posted on January 28, 2014 5:55 PM



Tonight Nashville will toast a few of the nation's top musicians by induction into the prestigious Musician's Hall of Fame. One of the inductees, Velma Williams Smith, was born and raised at Epley Station in Logan County, 1927. She will be honored during a Medallion Ceremony and Awards Show at ...

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Amanda Gossett has definitely come to Logan County

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 22, 2014 7:28 PM



As a college student, Amanda Gossett didn’t picture herself as a salesperson. Instead she envisioned herself as an adult staying busy in public relations and community service. After a year as a State Farm independent contractor in Russellville, she is deeply involved in all three roles and mo...

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Decade-old plan comes together as Yates Pharmacy

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 22, 2014 2:35 PM



John ‘Hannibal’ Smith, leader of the television drama The A-Team, was known for his trademark declaration, “I love it when a plan comes together.” What is now known as Yates Pharmacy is the result of a plan coming together for Mike Harris and Scott Yates. And they love it. W...

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Smoke-Free Kentucky law promoted in Logan County

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



An organized effort to reduce smoking in Kentucky—to the point of virtually eliminating it—came to the One Sucker Tobacco Capitol recently in the county which has paid tribute to “King Tobacco” for over half a century. A group invited by Kathy Thweatt of the Barren River Dis...

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Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Walk Celebration set Friday

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



The 28th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Unity Walk Celebration will be held in Russellville early this Friday morning at 8:15. The public is invited to attend and participate. This event will begin at the historic Bank Street AME Church on 564 East Fifth Street in Russellville. Th...

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Nominations being accepted for Chamber awards

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



The Logan County Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the Small Business of the Year, Teacher of the Year and Farm Family of the Year Awards. Everyone is welcome to make nominations. Nominees for Small Business of the Year can range from an individual business owner to a business with u...

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LCHS FFA inducts 55 GreenHands

By Kaitlynn Brown, Chapter Reporter

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



On Dec. 17,  55 Logan County High School students participated in the annual FFA GreenHand Ceremony. This honor is only acquired by students that have accomplished 7 tasks. They must be enrolled in an agricultural class, learn and explain the creed, motto, and mission statement, know and d...

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Carpenter Center starting Fit for 6 program Monday

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



The Carpenter Fitness and Aquatic Center in downtown Russellville will start its third annual “Fit in 6” program on Monday, Jan. 6. It will continue through six Monday evenings, ending Feb. 10. The weekly meetings will be held each Monday at 5:30 p.m. at the Sportsman Club at City-County...

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