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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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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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