January 2018 Articles


Jo Orange will not seek fifth term as Fifth District magistrate

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 13, 2018 1:23 PM

Fifth District Magistrate Jo Orange has announced that she will not seek a fifth consecutive term on Logan Fiscal Court. Instead she plans to concentrate on helping her youngest child, Mary Orange, in her campaign for the position of Logan Circuit Court. She made the announcement official at this w...

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State to reward feeding sites for children for buying Kentucky-grown produce

By Ted Sloan

Posted on January 12, 2018 11:50 PM

Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles thas unveiled an initiative that will open a new front on combating food insecurity: summer meals for Kentucky children. In a speech at the Kentucky Fruit and Vegetable Conference, Commissioner Quarles announced that the Kentucky-grown Fruit and Vegetable Incen...

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Condition of local highways deteriorating

By Wes Watt

Posted on January 12, 2018 8:15 PM

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 3 crews battled cold, rain and icy conditions for most of the day on Friday. Road conditions are expected to get worse as icy conditions have taken over in most of the District 3 area along with cold temperatures and snow. Crews will continue to do what ...

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Evening choir concert to accompany morning MLK Unity Walk Friday

Posted on January 8, 2018 9:42 PM

The 32nd Annual Dr. Martin King Jr. Commemorative Unity Walk Celebration will be held Friday morning at 8:15 on Jan. 12. Everyone is invited.' This walk will begin from the historic Bank Street AME Church on 564 East Fifth Street in Russellville, proceed up Fifth Street; walk around the square, win...

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Trio of RHS students score 34 or better on ACT

By Ben Bruni, Principal

Posted on January 7, 2018 5:27 PM

First Week Back Success The first week back was a cold one but that didn’t stop RJSHS from kicking into high gear. Students braved the chilly first week and brought great attitudes with them as they entered into the critical third quarter of the school year. ACT Success Several Russellvil...

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News Briefs on The LoJo in December 2017

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 6, 2018 9:46 PM

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 2...

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New Logan career and technical center to open for students Tuesday

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 2018 10:34 PM

History will be made Tuesday morning when the doors open and students pour in to the new Logan County Career and Technical Center (LCCTC), which opens for classes for the first time. Groundbreaking was held for the $14.8 million facility on Sept. 6, 2016. Construction was to end Dec. 19, 2017, but ...

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