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Lisa White chosen as next SES principal

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On Monday night, the Stevenson Elementary School site-based decision making council reached a decision on the school’s next principal on Monday night.The council voted to offer the job to Russellville High School assistant principal Lisa White and she has accepted the position.“A special thanks to the Stevenson council members for many long hours of work in the search process,” said Russellville schools superintendent Leon Smith. “And congratulations to Ms. Lisa White!”White has worked primarily with the middle school wing at Russellville for the past two years. Prior to that, she was the head of the alternative school for RHS and also spent several years as a teacher at Stevenson.


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WELL, I HOPE YOU MISSED ME LAST WEEK. I got an e-mail from the newspaper and O.J. mentioned that he had not received any words from me. Ask me if that sent me into a tail spin! I told him I thought I had but guess what; when I checked back….I GOOFED BIG TIME. So when I read my paper this past Friday I enjoyed Mr. Dickerson’s column; he told all about his new home. I truly hope he lets the public see his beautiful place of history someday. I cannot wait. I am one of those people wh...

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Wisdom Patience and Mercy

Many seem to perceive God as a vengeful, wrathful, God who is out to condemn us all on the slightest whim and send us straight to hell. But contrary to this view, I see by the scriptures that God is proven to be a most wise, patient, and merciful God. He is long suffering toward us, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance (II Peter 3:9).In John 8:1-11, we read how the Pharisees brought a woman, caught in the act of adultery, to Jesus. They asked, ...

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HVAC system at Justice Center suffers from possible power surge

A possible power surge over a week ago has occurred at the Logan County Justice Center causing the HVAC system to stop working on its own. The problem will require approximately $6,610 worth of work to repair.According to Judge Executive Logan Chick, the county will pay for the repair, however, a reimbursement of the expense will be given by the Administrative Office of the Court (AOC) when the work is complete.

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Search for next Logan superintendent proceeding

The search for the next Logan County school district superintendent is on and a new principal for Stevenson Elementary may be announced this week.County superintendent Marshall Kemp said that the application screening committee is in the process of reviewing applicants and checking references for the 15 candidates who turned in complete applications to be his successor.“Hopefully we will get that finished this week,” Kemp said.A meeting a scheduled...

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Clerk’s office gets new flooring

The Logan County Clerk’s Office is going to be getting a new floor soon starting next weekend when the office is closed to customer traffic. The building has had the same tile flooring since the 1980s and its getting quite costly to keep it up, said clerk Scottie Harper.The Logan County Fiscal Court agreed to allow Williams Flooring out of Auburn to complete the project which will cost approximately $5,036. While the new flooring is being put down, there will also be some pai...

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Old library building goes back to city, what now?

King Simpson, director of the Logan County Public Library, says they are totally moved out of the old library building located on 6th Street, and have in fact, already turned the keys over to the city of Russellville last week. The city owns the building which the library used to call home before moving to its new location on Armory Drive the first of February.What will become of the building on 6th Street which was paid for by deGraffenried funds? Russellville Mayor Mark Stratton ...

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Schools to see increase in state funds

Local educators are cautiously optimistic about the new state budget, which was approved by the governor last week.Kentucky governor Steve Beshear sent a letter to all Kentucky teachers and administrators highlighting the increased education spending in the budget.“I am very pleased to let you know that long-overdue pay raises for all school district personnel are on the way,” Beshear said in the letter. “Teachers will see a one-percent pay raise in Fis...

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Statewide spring wild turkey season open

Hunters could have the long winter to thank for what is shaping up to be a good start to Kentucky’s statewide spring wild turkey season, which opened Saturday, April 12, and runs through May 4.“The timing of the first peak in gobbling and our season opener should be pretty close this year because the long winter somewhat delayed the arrival of spring,” said Steven Dobey, wild turkey program coordinator for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.

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‘Farmer of the Year’ applications now being accepted

The 2014 Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) “Farmer of the Year” application process is now open, and the organization is seeking the Commonwealth’s finest nominees for this prestigious award.KFB initiated a “Farmer of the Year” awards program as a way to recognize its members for their commitment to excellence in agriculture, efficiency in farming practices, sound financial management and outstanding leadership in their county Farm Bureau and other civic orga...

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Henderson-Vick, Beatty

Seven year old Tyler James Henderson of Elkton wishes to announce the engagement of his mother, Allison Ann Henderson-Vick, to Corey Thomas Beatty of Clifty.Allison is the daughter of Glenn and Faye Henderson Vick of Elkton and Earl and Barbara Fowler of Cadiz. She is the granddaughter of Frances E. Henderson of Elkton and the late James A. Henderson. She is the step-granddaughter of Page (Buster) Vick of Russellville and the late Carolyn Y. Vick.Corey is the son of Stac...

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Toxic Tech: Apple, other manufacturers need to use less-deadly chemicals

Ming Kunpeng went to work for ASM Pacific Technology — a chip supplier for Apple — when he was 19 years old. Required to handle the known carcinogen benzene on a daily basis without adequate training or protective gear, the young worker fell ill at the age of 22. Doctors eventually diagnosed him with occupational leukemia.After a year-long dispute, ASM Pacific Technology agreed to compensate Ming for his illness, but the settlement was insufficient to cover the care he ...

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Logan County Jail Report

Boggs, Eric W.- 04/09/2014- here for court bond: 0Boisseau, Brandi L.- 04/03/2014- failure to wear seat belts bond: $10,000- fail of owner to maintain req ins/securi bond: 0- possession of a controlled substance-1st degree-1st offense-dru bond: 0- poss cont sub-2nd degree-1st offense-dru bond: 0- operating on suspended/revoked operators bond: 0- prescription cont sub not in original co bond: 0- drug paraphernalia - buy/possess bond: 0- violation of...

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Cougars beat Dragons, fall on weekend

The Logan County Cougars went 1-1 at the end of the week last week during their game against Warren Central and Caldwell County. On Thursday, the Cougars travelled to the home of the Warren Central Dragons and took a big win of 8-2. On Saturday the Cougars invited the Caldwell County Tigers to their home field but fell 1-3 in extra innings.On Thursday, the Cougars would have a strong start to their game against the Dragons. The Cougars would get their bats going and score three run...

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Job creation solutions for Kentuckians

The Obama Economy has had a devastating impact on the people of Kentucky, especially the many working women and families who keep this Commonwealth running. The facts are plain: Under this President’s watch, more than 3.7 million American women have fallen into poverty, including 44,000 women in Kentucky. The average American woman now makes about $730 a year less than when the President took office. And if she’s a college graduate, she’s actually seen her income shrink by a...

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Lady Cougars fall hard to Lady Mustangs

The Logan County Lady Cougars would face a tough loss on Saturday against the Muhlenberg County Lady Mustangs. The Lady Cougars had several hits for the team, but the Lady Cougars could not make it to the plate. The Lady Cougars would fall 16-5 to the Lady Mustangs.The Lady Mustangs would start the game off strong and score two runs in the first inning of the game. Sierra Morrow would get a big hit and double for the Lady Cougars. This hit would bring in Shelby Milam in the bottom ...

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Thanks from Good Samaritan

Dear Editor:I am writing to express our gratitude to everyone who helped make our fish fry fundraiser on March 29th a great success. A huge thank you to Modern Woodmen of America for sponsoring us by matching funds raised. Thanks to First Baptist Church on 6th and Main for allowing us to hold our event there and to all the churches and their members who provided food, desserts, serving, cleaning, and cooking. Thanks to those who attended and enjoyed fellowship and food. Logan Count...

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Fear’s tyranny and freedom

Our nation is guided by a Constitution entrusting individuals with a great deal of freedom while very intentionally restricting government’s own ability to take away that freedom from citizens.Yet recent developments indicate this principle is being turned on its proverbial head.One glaring example comes from neighboring Indiana where FBI agents raided the rural home of 91-year-old Don Miller.So, Miller must be an awful man charged with some heinous crim...

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