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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, voting to select Russellville High School assistant principal Lisa White as the next principal at the independent school district’s elementary school.White, who spent two years as a teacher at Stevenson before heading up the Russellville Independent alternative school and then serving as assistant principal at RHS, said she is glad to be going back to the elementary as principal.

 

‘Kelly Russell Day’ planned at RHS

The 40th anniversary of Kelly Russell’s death will be celebrated this year with Russellville High School’s baseball team and the Russellville Alumni Association hosting the first-ever “Kelly Russell Classic” on Saturday, April 26.The Panther will host a pair of baseball games at Kelly Russell Field that day and there will also be a special ceremony in the middle school gym beginning at 1 p.m. Russellville will play Butler County at 3 p.m. following the cerem...

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Auburn sets ‘Cleanup Days’

With temperatures rising and spring cleaning in full bloom, where to take what you no longer want is a question answered in the City of Auburn.Each year Auburn hosts a “Cleanup Days” event in which the citizens can dispose of unwanted stuff free of charge.“Cleanup Days” are scheduled for Thursday, May 8, 9 and 10. A receptacle will be located at the parking lot of the old Hosiery Mill on Main Street. The free dumping will be held from 8:30 a.m. to...

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Old voting box found in old courthouse

While taking some Lion Club members on a tour of the bell tower in the historic Logan County Courthouse, judge executive Logan Chick found a very old voting box that once held paper ballots for the city of Auburn. Chick admits his knowledge of the box is limited, however, he is sure of its origin and what it was once used for.The box, which is approximately a foot and a half tall, has two flaps in the front once used to lock it. Although it is beaten up a bit, suffering from a few ...

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Auburn to brink back ordinance requiring horses to have collection devises

It looks as if the Auburn City Council has tired of giving the Amish who travel through town anymore chances to clean up after their horses. At a recent council meeting it was decided to bring back to the table an ordinance amendment once discussed to require any horses that travel through the city to have collection devices that will capture droppings, instead of them landing on the streets and parking areas in town.For years now, at least four, the city has been trying to get the...

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Adairville to be featured in reality show

Adairville will be featured in a new reality program that debuts this weekend on CMT, and the locals are anxious to see how life in southern Logan County is portrayed.“Tobacco Wars” is a new five-episode series that premiers on CMT Saturday at 9 p.m. and is about a pair of tobacco farming families in south Logan County.According to the CMT press release, “Dark-fired tobacco is one of the nation’s oldest, richest and most precarious cash crops. Tob...

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Logan County

Hello again from the land of Logan. A very special and unique county with lots of history in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. I always loved teaching my hundreds of students about our history, our culture and why we exist as we do today. Several of my courses in American and World History are still run on educational state TV networks around the country. I still laugh when someone who watched the classes asks me if I am the Mr. Dickerson who teaches the TV courses or is it my son. I was actually...

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Lady Cougars make comeback to win district game

The Logan County Lady Cougars hosted the Todd County Lady Rebels for the first time this season. The two 13th district teams battled through seven innings, and even though the Lady Rebels held the lead throughout the entire game, the Lady Cougars would make a comeback. The Lady Cougars would score four runs in the seventh inning to win the game 6-5.The Lady Rebels came out strong to start off their game on Wednesday night. The Lady Rebels would start off with big hits to score four...

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