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Revolutionary War Patriot William Addison honored

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On Saturday, March 22, compatriots of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) gathered in the Gant Cemetery in Sharon Grove, Todd County from different sections of Kentucky to welcome ladies of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), history buffs, and honored descendants as they marked the grave of Revolutionary War Patriot, William Addison. Approximately 60 people attended, including 10 who were direct blood descendants of the Revolutionary War Patriot. Many dignitaries from the Kentucky Societies of the SAR and DAR were present including members of the Russellville Chapter DAR in Logan County as well as Col. John Green Chapter in Hopkinsville.

 

A Loaded Gun

Fear can take a prominent place in our religious life. During the hot and cold wars against communism in the 1950’s a slogan by religious people was, “Kill a commie for Christ.” Violence against the enemy was accepted as an alternative to “Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you.” (Matt. 5:44)

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Amos, Chestnut to wed

Elana and Larry Amos of Russellville announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Heather Amos to Cory Brett Chestnut, son of Angela Holloway and Bobby Chestnut of Russellville.The future bride graduated from Western Kentucky University with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Religious Studies.The future groom currently attends Western Kentucky University and will complete a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science in the fall.The wedding date is set...

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Government as innovator? You bet!

Five years ago, the federal government spent $169 billion to fund basic research and development. This fiscal year, it’s down to $134 billion.People who believe in public belt-tightening applaud drops like that. I understand why: there are many reasons to reduce government spending. But in this case they’re wrong. We need to boost the government’s investment in R&D, not slash it.

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Bacon is not a vegetable

As a vegetarian, I have to walk a fine line.Really, I’m not judging you. But I often find it necessary to establish myself as “not a threat” to meat eaters. I also occasionally bump up against militant vegans.Consider this collision I had the other day with a devout vegangelical. While at a potluck among an omnivorous group that included a woman who raises and slaughters chickens and turkeys for meat, I tried to politely excuse myself for not partaking ...

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Adairville

Old Man Winter seems to want to hang on and I for one want him to let go. Enough already, I mean snow flurries on April 15th. Oh well, it is what it is and completely out of our hands. Lots of activity in Adairville. The Easter festivities were a success. Not as big of a crowd as we would have liked but probably a 100 or more and all seemed to have fun. At least they all had plenty of candy to take home.I have a correction on the time of the Sunrise Service at Calvary Baptist Churc...

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Career Fair at Auburn School

On April 24th from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Auburn School will be hosting a College and Career Family Night. The title of this event is Lead Today. Succeed Tomorrow. All Auburn students (Kindergarten through eighth grade) and their parents are welcome to attend.For this event, students will display their leadership skills by presenting speeches and projects to their peers and parents. Food will be provided, and door prizes will be given away every 30 minutes.Several financial ...

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Antioch

Greetings from The Antioch Community.I visited with my son and family Saturday night. They were celebrating Eric, Kellie and Erika birthdays, which was the 12th of April. Betty fixed a delicious Birthday dinner and had a beautiful Birthday cake and ice cream.A Baby Shower was held Sunday afternoon for Kayla Viffert in the Fellowship Hall. She got a nice shower.We had soup, sandwiches and desserts Sunday night in the Fellowship Hall, followed by the business me...

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Spa

Hello, hope you had a good week. We have had some beautiful days, so I do believe spring is here.In talking to Sandra Sharp the other day, they are still having medial problems. Ray has been back in the hospital, however, that day he was back home. She had also been in the hospital. Maybe by now they are feeling much better.Sorry Mary Smith has been in the hospital and so has Joyce Chapman. I hear Joyce is home, don’t know if Mary is or not.John and Jess...

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Lisa White chosen as next SES principal

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 congratulati...

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Crawford, Adams to wed

Lieutenant Colonel (retired) and Mrs. Darrell Crawford of Auburn, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Elizabeth Carol Crawford, to Joshua Daniel Adams, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Adams of McDonald of Kansas.The bride-elect is a graduate of Marysville High School in Marysville, Ohio, and received her Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from Western Kentucky University. The future groom is a graduate of Wawasee High School in Syracuse, Ind., and rece...

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Questioning tolerance at the University of Kentucky

College is a place where students are expected to be asked questions, lots of them in fact, on many topics. But one wonders if there are some questions too intrusive and personal to ask.University of Kentucky Health Services found the answer earlier this month when it abruptly halted a questionnaire after portions were published in College Reform, a national college newspaper. Under the pretext of “helping better serve the LGBT community,” UK Health Services solicited r...

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Lake Malone

WELL, I HOPE YOU MISSED ME LAST WEEK. I got an e-mail from the newspaper and O.J. mentioned that he had not received any words from me. Ask me if that sent me into a tail spin! I told him I thought I had but guess what; when I checked back….I GOOFED BIG TIME. So when I read my paper this past Friday I enjoyed Mr. Dickerson’s column; he told all about his new home. I truly hope he lets the public see his beautiful place of history someday. I cannot wait. I am one of those people wh...

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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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Lisa White chosen as next SES principal

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 congratulati...

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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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