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Lady Cougars setting big goals

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The Logan County Lady Cougar soccer team has been working hard to get ready for the upcoming season. The Lady Cougars went to camp this summer and are expecting to have a great season.“Practice has been going very well so far. We have had a better start than we did last season. They are hungry and ready for the season to begin,” said head coach Dan Duncan. “We have a lot of new players this year that are inexperienced but we still have a lot of talent.”Last year, the team lost four starting seniors, but Duncan is confident that the team is prepared. Duncan says they haven’t lost talent, but they are just changing the roles of players.

 

Wayne and Mary Katherine Powell celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary

Wayne and Mary Katherine Powell celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on July 16, 2014. They were married in Russellville by Bro. L. C. Gray.They have 3 children, Kathy Stuart (David), Lisa Meacham (Dale), and Timmy Powell. The have eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.The children hosted a reception on Sunday, July 27 from 2-4 p.m. in at Crittenden Drive Church of Christ in Russellville. All family and friends were are invited.

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2014 Kentucky Artisans Quilt Challenge

Kentucky Artisans at the Saddle Factory is sponsoring a quilt challenge for all area quilters. Participants will be asked to incorporate a specific challenge fabric and a pre-determined design into the quilt. While those two requirements must be met, the way it is portrayed will be up to the quilter, so individual creativity will be unlimited.Quilts will be due by September 13, and will be subject to a ‘viewer’s choice’ form of judging to take place from Sep. 19-O...

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How easy we have it

We have so many kitchen aids today to help us with daily tasks. Just reach in a drawer and the job becomes easier.As I pull off a length of plastic wrap to cover a bowl, I’m reminded of the days when it was not around. Mama matched her bowls with plates that fit them pretty well and let a plate be the cover when she set the bowl in the refrigerator.One summer my aunt came to visit and brought Mama a “set” of three sizes of oilcloth bowl covers with elas...

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Logan County Jail Report

Ballard, Terry John- 07/17/2014- non-payment of fines bond: $1,064Barnett, Lorenzo M.- 07/17/2014- failure to wear seat belts bond: $250- reckless driving bond: 0- wanton endangerment-2nd degree bond: 0- fleeing or evading police, 2nd degree (m bond: 0- non-payment of fines bond: 0Belew, John W.- 07/18/2014- non support-1st offense bond: 0Bobbett, Timothy Shawn- 07/19/2014- criminal trespass-2...

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Lake Malone

Grab your coffee because I have a funny story to tell you. I am sure most of you out there have one just as funny but here goes. You see I have been talking about “washing the car” for a few WEEKS now. Did you get that…..talking about it. So yesterday, the Hubby said why don’t you do something about it and just quit talking and DO IT! Well, today was the designated day. We did have to run to Russellville for a short trip. But after lunch I put on my bathing suit and ga...

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Scottish dancers coming to Logan County Fair

The Murphy family from Nashville, take Scottish Highland Dance from the Glengarry School of Highland Dance in Brentwood, Tenn., and will be performing next week at the Logan County Fair.They will be dancing on Friday, Aug. 1 from 5-8 p.m. in the ag pavilion.The dance school, teacher and students are affiliated with an international organization (FUSTA) whose mission is to preserve and promote traditional Scottish Culture. Anna Murphy, now 19 years old, began learning at ...

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Judging others

3 The scribes and the Pharisees brought a woman who had been caught in adultery; and making her stand before all of them, 4 they said to him, “Teacher, this woman was caught in the very act of committing adultery. 5 Now in the law Moses commanded us to stone such women. Now what do you say?” 6 They said this to test him, so that they might have some charge to bring against him. Jesus bent down and wrote with his finger on the ground. 7 When they kept on questioning him, he str...

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Champion Petfoods breaks ground for new industry

Governor Steve Beshear joined company officials and community leaders in Logan County on Wednesday to break ground on Champion Petfoods’ first U.S. kitchen. which is to be located in Auburn.A fun-filled evening was had by all who attended the festivities which came complete with food severed from local farmers, musical performances by the Grascals, and a chance to meet those who will be affecting Logan County for years to come.The new kitchen in Auburn will create ...

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Hub excited to begin school year

With students returning to class next week in Logan County, new superintendent Dr. Kevin Hub has been on the job for a little over three weeks now. And he is looking forward to starting the school year as the head of the district.“It is an outstanding district,” Hub said. “There has been a focus on student success in Logan County and I hope and expect that to continue.”Since taking over for the recently retired Marshall Kemp, Hub has found the dis...

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County receives appreciation for being smoke/tobacco free

Kathy Thweatt, Health Educator for the Logan County Health Department, presented the Logan County Fiscal Court Tuesday with a plaque of appreciation for promoting a smoke/tobacco free environment. The county went smoke/tobacco free less than a year ago.“We are thankful to the Health Department for noticing the moves we made in the county to assure a healthier environment for all those who not only work here, but those who do business with the county,” said Judge Executi...

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Vaught asks for finacial support from county for the arts

Larry Vaught, chairman of the Russellville Arts Council, addressed the Logan County Fiscal Court Tuesday asking for financial support for the arts. Vaught and other volunteers organize productions throughout the year for the community’s youth, as well as adults, and wishes to start a city/county choir.“The Russellville Arts Council wishes to thank the county for all of its support given to our Arts group this past four years,” said Vaught. “You have helped u...

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Small debate breaks out in fiscal court over sealing roads

A minor disagreement between second district magistrate Jack Crossley and county road supervisor Paul Lyne occurred at Tuesday’s Logan County Fiscal Court.Crossley was asking for court approval on bids he obtained to seal two dead-end roads in his district. Crossley can spend his road monies as he sees fit, however, Lyne disagreed with the decision because of the condition of those roads.“I don’t think it’s a bad idea, I’d like to see it tri...

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Adairville

The “Hope for Adairville” Revival went on all last week and I understand the spirit of the Lord was felt in wonderful ways. I wasn’t able to attend any night because of previous commitment but know the only hope for our town and our country is God.

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Auburn

My apologies for the condition of the Auburn column last week. My computer was in a “not to today” mood. After typing the column three times and it not going through, I called the Senior Center and begged the use of their computer. They agreed though I only had about twenty minutes before the center closed. It was sent without editing, so all errors were my bad.Needless to say, computer went to Urgent Care and Dr. Dean at Auburn Computers had her up and running much bet...

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Why incumbents keep getting reelected

It’s no news that Congress is unpopular. In fact, at times it seems like the only real novelty on Capitol Hill would be a jump in its approval rating. In June, a Gallup poll found members’ standing with the American people at a historic low for a midterm-election year. Which might have been notable except, as The Washington Post pointed out, that “Congress’s approval rating has reached historic lows at least 12…times since 2010.”

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The darker side of sunblock

This time of year, sunblock is part of the daily routine for many Americans. Wake up, slather it on, and go outside.For those concerned about the chemicals we put on our bodies, sunblock represents a double-edged sword. On one hand: what kind of chemicals am I putting on my skin and spreading into the environment? On the other hand: I don’t want skin cancer. Or, more immediately, a sunburn.For a parent with small children, sunblock is even more crucial. It’s ...

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Thoughts, Words and Deeds

Most, if not all things that we say or do, begins with a thought in our hearts. What can it hurt if we keep our thoughts to ourselves and never act on them, then who will know? “But I say unto you, whosoever looks on a woman to lust after her, hath committed adultery with her already in his heart.” (Matt. 5:28) We may justify ourselves before men, but the God of heaven knows every thought that is in our heart. (Luke 16:15) When we find an evil thought entering our mind, throw out ...

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