May 2017 Articles


Proctor, Watkins lead Auburn graduates

Posted on May 22, 2017 5:37 PM

Auburn Elementary School celebrated its 35th eighth grade graduation on Friday, May 19, at 6 p.m.. On May 17, both 8th grade students and LCHS seniors from Auburn walked the halls in their caps and gowns, to the cheers of all students K-7th. LCHS seniors then presented the school with a framed Certi...

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Production of Shakertown Revisited this summer canceled, but cast reunion still on

By Jim Turner

Posted on May 21, 2017 11:08 PM

Although many long-time Logan Countians and South Union Shaker Village enthusiasts were looking forward to seeing a reprisal of the Land of Logan classic outdoor drama Shakertown Revisited this summer on the deGraffenried Auditorium stage, not enough of them were willing to pledge the time and devot...

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LCHS Symphonic Band earns Distinguished rating, ticket to state

Posted on May 17, 2017 9:36 PM

The Logan County High School Cougar Symphonic Band performed at the Kentucky Music Educators Association District 3 Concert Performance Assessment recently at Western Kentucky University.  The Cougar Band received “Distinguished” ratings from all four adjudicators--which is the high...

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SKYCTC 2017 graduates from Logan named

By Mark Brooks

Posted on May 15, 2017 9:02 PM

Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College (SKYCTC) honored 600 graduates at the College’s Commencement Ceremony, Friday, May 5. The ceremony was held at the Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center in Bowling Green. "We honor each of our graduates for the hard work they have ...

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Three more productions of Annie set this weekend

By Penni Nugent

Posted on May 10, 2017 11:28 PM

You are invited to the Russellville Junior/Senior High School’s Production of Annie. Show dates and times: Friday, May 12, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, May 13, at 2 & 7 p.m. Tickets are available at the door: $7 for adults; $5 for students.  The Cast: Annie ...

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Shakertown Revisited reprisal cast tryouts begin tonight

Posted on May 8, 2017 10:38 AM

In honor of the 225th anniversary of Logan County, the Russellville Arts Council will be having a revival of the popular musical drama “Shakertown Revisited” this summer, June 29and 30 and July 1 at the spacious deGraffenried Auditorium at Russellville High School. The original play was...

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Anna Shoulders headed to Gatton Academy, Phillip Wilkerson to Huntsville

By Kim McDaniel, RHS Principal

Posted on May 7, 2017 8:58 PM

The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science, a dual-credit high school program located on the campus of Western Kentucky University, has announced that 95 new students have been chosen to participate in this prestigious school as members of the Class of 2019. We are thrilled to report that one of ...

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News Briefs on The LoJo for April 2017

By Jim Turner

Posted on May 3, 2017 1:27 PM

Apr 28, 2017WKU board approves tuition increase to $10,200 per year WKU’s Board of Regents Thursday approved tuition and mandatory student fees for the 2018 fiscal year. Resident undergraduate tuition will increase $145 per semester (3 percent) to $5,101. Nonresident und...

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LCHS' John Hendricks wins district Optimist essay contest

Posted on May 2, 2017 2:00 PM

On Saturday, April 22, Logan County High School sophomore John Hendricks was presented with a $2,500 scholarship by Optimist Club International.  Hendricks competed locally and won, then went on to win the Regional Optimist Club Essay Contest, “Chasing Optimism in the Face of Challenges...

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