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Lady Cougars 3-peat

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The Logan County High School girls’ soccer team won a third straight District 13 soccer championship last week, knocking off Todd County Central on Thursday night in Franklin.In each of the past three seasons, the district championship has come down to the Lady Cougars and Lady Rebels, with Logan County winning each time.But this year was the first time the Lady Cougars didn’t need overtime to do it. Each of the team’s first two district titles was decided on penalty kicks, but on Thursday, LCHS beat Todd Central with a decisive 4-2 victory to bring home the top trophy.


The Limited Atonement seen on Mount Moriah

And he said, Take now they son, thine only son Isaac, whom thow lovest, and get thee into the land of Moriah; and offer him there for a burnt offering upon one of the mountains which I will tell thee of. Genesis 22:2 KJVWhen we speak of the limited atonement, what we are saying is that Christ died for an elect people as their substitute, and that each and every one of them for whom he died will be saved. Most would agree that this event on Mount Moriah is a picture of the atonement...

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We usually judge our world by perceptions. “If you think you are living in hell, you are.” If God’s loving presence is felt in your life, heaven has been touched. Our perceptions can make us angry or lead us to laughter.

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Bank robbery suspects in custody

Two men are in custody following a Tuesday evening armed robbery at the King State Employees Credit Union.Steven Grant Simpson, 27, of Ingram Drive, and Zeb Maggard, 30, of Ogburn Avenue in Winston-Salem, have been charged with arrmed robbery after a prolonged manhunt Tuesday evening.King Police Chief Paula May said the bank was robbed at about 5:20 p.m. Tuesday and said King officers were assited by Forsyth and Stokes county sheriff’s deputies as well as NC Wildli...

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September Leaders of the Month at Chandler’s School

Congratulations to the students pictured who were chosen as September Leaders of the Month at Chandler’s School. Each teacher chose one student who best demonstrated the traits of a leader during the month of September. The following students were chosen:Alivia-Jo HollandDayton HurtKylie ThomasHallie BoydGracie BelcherConnor BaerBrycen LoderEli HigginsNatalie RobertsMercedes Bla...

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Spotted bass back in schools this fall

They were not even recognized as a distinctive fish species until 1927. People for many years believed these fish only existed in Kentucky.In 1956, the Kentucky legislature designated this species the “Kentucky bass” and made them the official state fish. Many anglers, especially in the south-central portion of the United States, still call the spotted bass a Kentucky bass.They pale in reputation to their black bass cousins, the largemouth and smallmouth bass...

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Good news from the Logan County school district

DISTRICT:• The District’s dark fiber network, providing 10 gigabit service to all the schools, is connected and operating.ADAIRVILLE:• Eighth grade volleyball players were recognized during Morning Assembly and at 8th Grade Night. They are Lauren Barnes, Olivia Bouldin, Shelby Byrum, Brittany Garrett, Katie Ray Holloman, Bailey Howell and Chloe Prince.

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A free-market economist’s take on Ken Burns’ ‘The Roosevelts’

By now, you’ve probably seen or heard about Ken Burns’ 14-hour documentary on the three most famous Roosevelts: Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor. I have to confess that I almost didn’t watch it.There were two reasons for my reluctance. First, I am not a fan of either Teddy or FDR as presidents. The former was guilty of a lust for war and domestic strongman tendencies, and the latter tragically prolonged the Great Depression. Second, I had watched a one-hour preview...

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Fall breeding season increases deer movement

Cooler temperatures and shorter days bring out the fall colors that paint Kentucky’s landscape in warm hues before winter arrives.At about the same time, the breeding instinct in whitetail deer stirs, putting them on the move and more frequently into the paths of motorists.About half of all collisions between vehicles and deer in Kentucky occur over the last three months of the calendar year, according to statistics compiled by Kentucky State Police. More of these ...

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I will not be welcoming the circus to my town

I wrote a column four years ago when the “circus came to town” in attempts to inform the good folks of Logan County exactly where they would be taking their children to watch exotic animals performing spectacular tricks. I did this because I felt very passionate about what goes on behind the scenes at the “big-top,” and try to lend a voice to the animals who cannot speak for themselves. It’s really more than being an advocate for animals and their treatment, but ...

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Anti-Bullying Task Force to hold first meeting

The Kentucky Youth Bullying Prevention Task Force will hold its first meeting Oct. 22, beginning its work to study bullying in schools and recommend practices and policies to help foster safer, harassment-free school environments.Governor Steve Beshear announced the task force in September. Its first meeting will be at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22, in the Auditorium Room A-3 at the Kentucky State Office Building, 501 High St., in Frankfort.

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‘We’re drinking from the saucer…’

My grandparents’ generation used to “saucer” their coffee to cool it. In fact, many tea drinkers did the same thing. They didn’t use a mug like I do. They poured some of their “piping hot” coffee from the cup into a saucer, swirled it around, savored the aroma and drank it down.

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Cougars finish as district runners up

On Thursday night, the Logan County High School boys soccer team fell 8-0 to Franklin-Simpson in the championship game of the District 14 tournament.It was the third defeat at the season for the Cougars at the hands of the Wildcats.Logan County still advanced to the Fourth Region tournament, which got underway on Monday night. The Cougars were scheduled to play Barren County, the runners-up in District 15.Logan County had three players named to the all-distric...

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County declares surplus list, sale scheduled for Oct. 25

A Logan County surplus sale has been scheduled for Oct. 25 at 10 a.m. in the side lot next to the Logan County Detention Center. The sale will consist of vehicles confiscated by the sheriff’s department and various pieces of office equipment.Being offered at the sale includes:2003 Ford 4D blue with 52,164 miles1999 Ford 4D tan with 183,262 miles2000 Ford 4D with 183, 262 miles2003 Ford van blue with 92,220 miles2006 Honda...

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Panthers win big over Fulton City

The Russellville High School football team won on Homecoming, beat Fulton City 56-0 on Friday night at historic Rhea Stadium.The Panthers led 31-0 at halftime and cruised to the victory against their Class A, District 1 foe.Senior Tacorian Darden got the scoring started in the first half with the first of his two touchdowns. He scored from 17 yards out less than two minutes into the game. He then scored the second touchdown of the game - this time from 45 yards out. He s...

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Kentucky Department for Public Health leading state’s ebola preparedness efforts

The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) is coordinating multiple efforts related to Ebola preparedness to increase the level of readiness for hospitals, local health departments, other health providers and partners to deal with any potential cases of Ebola in the state in the unlikely event of such an occurrence. There have been no cases of Ebola reported in Kentucky at this time.

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County buys back wrecked ambulance, gives old one to Burden Bearers

Members of the Logan County Fiscal Court voted to buy back an ambulance that was wreaked recently in Springfield, Tenn., for a little less than $5,000. The ambulance was totaled by the insurance company, however, Shane Johnson, director of the Logan County Ambulance Service, says the equipment on the ambulance, as well as the box, is worth way more.Johnson said at this time no one has been found to have caused the accident. He said although a patient was aboard at the time the acci...

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Retired teachers recognized

A proclamation was read at the Tuesday, Oct. 14 meeting of the Logan County Fiscal Court by magistrate Jo Orange calling for Oct. 19-25 as Kentucky Retired Teachers’ Appreciation week in Logan County.The week has already been designated by the Kentucky General Assembly, however, Orange being a retired educator herself, presented the plague to those retired teachers in attendance at the meeting, Bobbie Jean Burnett, Sue Wood, Nancy Wright, Mary Ann Downing, Powell and Dwight C...

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