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Sheriff Whittaker warns of scam

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Logan County Sheriff Wallace Whittaker is warning residents of an apparent phone scam that is making the rounds in and around Logan County.According to the sheriff, the Callers are identifying themselves as a Microsoft representative who is trying to help with problems involving email and online banking. The callers often have Indian accents.“If you receive a phone call like this, please do not give them any personal of banking information,” Whittaker said. “If you have any questions, please notify your local law enforcement agency.”The following are some of the most common scams that the FBI investigates and tips to help prevent you from being victimized.Telemarketing Fraud

 

The President and congress should work together on military intervention

In his speech last week outlining his plans to use military force against the jihadists of the Islamic State, President Obama gave Congress only passing mention. “I have the authority to address the threat from ISIL,” he said. “But I believe we are strongest as a nation when the president and Congress work together.”He’s right, of course. But that’s not the half of it.We live in troubled times, and over the last decade or two our milit...

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Auburn News

Greetings Auburn and surrounding communities. Boy has this been a busy week, what with the granddaughter’s wedding tomorrow. You know, make sure your dress fits, get the hair done and don’t dare break a fingernail, find the right jewelry, etc. Rehearsal dinner tonight and wedding tomorrow evening. Oh, I’ll probably need tissue, that’s always a necessity at weddings, when your heart gets so full it spills out the eyes. Oh happy day.

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Tennessee man arrested for indecent exposure

A Tennessee man was arrested for indecent exposure on Thursday evening in Adairville after the Logan County Sheriff’s Department was dispatched to a disturbance at the Adairville Arms apartments.Around 5:11 p.m. on September 18, 2014, the Sheriff’s Department received a call about a disturbance at the Adairville apartment building and arrested David L. Brown, 30 of Springfield, Tenn. Brown allegedly was causing a disturbance and exposing himself to others, according to ...

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Kentucky’s unemployment rate falls to 7.1 percent

Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary unemployment rate for August 2014 dropped to 7.1 percent from a revised 7.4 percent in July 2014, according to the Office of Employment and Training (OET), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.The preliminary August 2014 jobless rate was 1.3 percentage points below the 8.4 percent rate recorded for the state in August 2013.The U.S. seasonally adjusted jobless rate slipped to 6.1 percent in ...

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LCHS volleyball still perfect in district

The Logan County High School volleyball team split a pair of matches against its two biggest rivals this week.The Lady Cougars slammed Russellville on Monday 2-0 (25-9, 25-1) before dropping a tough one at home on Tuesday against Greenwood.LCHS improved to 6-0 in the district with the win over the Lady Panthers. Junior Chanler Steenbergen led the Lady Cougars with 10 kills in the match. No other Logan County player had more than five. Sophomore Amber Carroll served up 10...

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Adairville News

Anyone planning on going to the Finding Favour concert tonight, it has been cancelled due to sickness of one of the members. They tried to find another group but were unable to get anyone on such a short notice. Bro. Brent Johnson and the church are sorry for the inconvenience of anyone planning to go.The blood drive at the Adairville Baptist Church had 18 useable pints of blood donated. Thank you Adairville for turning out for such a worthy cause. Thanks to the Church for organizi...

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Arrest made in year-long stolen property case

On Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2013, at approximately 2:45 p.m., a red 2009 Kawasaki Four wheeler was reported stolen tot he Logan County Sheriff’s Department from a residence on Rector Avenue in Auburn.On Sept. 14, 2014, deputy Kyler Harvey of the Logan County Sheriff’s Department received a lead on the case. As a result of the investigation, Michael E. Carver, 26, of 465 Price Road in Auburn, was arrested and lodged in the Logan County Detention center on charges of receiving ...

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Mock disaster drill held in Logan, preparing for real emergency

Logan County’s Emergency Management along with Logan Memorial Hospital partnered with other emergency agencies to hold a mock disaster drill Wednesday, Sept. 17. The drill is to better prepare emergency agencies such as fire, police, ambulance and hospital to work together if an actual disaster did occur. Drills can also identify weak areas that can be worked on afterward.“This was a great drill,” said Terry Cole, Deputy Director of the Logan County Emergency Mana...

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Logan football looking for first win

The Logan County High School football team opens district play this week at home against Greenwood, while Russellville travels west to take on Todd Central.The Cougars will host the Gators tonight at 7 p.m. in a Class 5A, District 2 contest.LCHS has lost all four of its games so far this season, giving up an average of just over 50 points per game while facing the running clock mercy rule in each contest. After being shut out in the first two games of the season, Logan C...

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RHS competes in first academic match

The Russellville High School Academic Team had their first meet of the season on Monday night, playing Owensboro Catholic and Madisonville North Hopkins in Pennyrile Academic Association league play in Madisonville. In Mathematics, Wesley Stratton placed fourth in varsity, Austin Coursey placed third in junior varsity, and Adam Williams placed fourth in junior varsity. In Science, Phillip Wilkerson placed second in junior varsity. In social studies, Sarah Williams placed third in varsity, and...

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LCHS Marching Cougars to host band show Saturday, Sept. 20

The Logan County High School Band is growing in numbers (74), along with growing in accomplishments as the group has taken two Reserve Grand Championships this season so far. With only four more shows until regionals, the LCHS Marching Cougars are a band to watch.“The kids have worked very hard this season and I am extremely proud of them,” said LCHS band Director David Dayton.As a Class 4-A band, Logan County battles against some tough competition during the...

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New teal-only season gives waterfowlers additional opportunity

Kentucky waterfowl hunters now have additional days in September to pursue teal.A teal-only season that is new for 2014 runs from Sept. 22 through Sept. 25. A combined wood duck and teal season opens Sept. 17 and closes Sept. 21.Hunters may harvest up to six teal a day during the experimental teal-only season.

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Antioch News

Greetings from The Antioch Community.Please remember that Saturday, Sept. 20, will be the Reunion for the Duncan Ridge, White, Johnson and Happy Hollow or if you are a friend and would like to come, you are welcome. It will be a Pot Luck meal around 5 p.m. It will be held in the Elk Lick activities building behind the Elk Lick Baptist Church.We would like to invite you to our Revival at Antioch Baptist Church, beginning Sept. 28 through Oct. 1. The evangelist will be Bro...

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September is a time for reminiscing

September, oh glorious September; a prelude to fall’s coming displays. A time to reflect on summers past, as Mother Nature readies herself for harsh winter winds that will surely come - and I find myself pausing and remembering.

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Looking into a Mirror

You must understand this, my beloved: let everyone be quick to listen, slow to speak, slow to anger; for your anger does not produce God’s righteousness.(James 1:19-20)James warns us we should be careful of how we talk to others or about others. God expects us to be good listeners; not so much great speakers. I tease people sometimes that God gave us two ears and one mouth so we would listen twice as much as we speak.John answered, “Master, we sa...

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God is Able

Often we do not comprehend the power of God or recognize his workings. His plan for mankind was foreordained even before the foundation of the world. (Eph.1) God is fully capable of carrying out his plan and uses man as a tool to accomplish his purpose. Phil. 2:13 tells us, “For it is God that works in you, both to will and to do his good pleasure.” God sent forth the gospel to the whole world in one generation, by using his saints for the task. (Mark 16:20) As we meditate on what...

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What my priorities will be

When Mitch McConnell speaks to the Koch brothers and the other billionaires who bankroll his campaign, he pledges to them what he will NOT do. He will not permit votes, or even debate, on raising the minimum wage. He will not permit votes, or even debate, on extending unemployment insurance. He will not permit votes, or even debate, on easing student loan debt.I prefer to tell Kentuckians what I WILL do.I will fight for you and for Kentucky every day that I am in the Uni...

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