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Clerk looking for poll workers

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Logan County Clerk Scottie Harper is looking for citizens who would be interested in becoming a poll worker.To apply to be a poll worker you must be a registered voter in Logan County, be at least 18 years old or older, and be willing to be placed on an alternate list to be called anytime the day of election.A poll worker is paid $150 for the day if selected to serve. They must be willing to work from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on election day, and attend a one and a half hour training class before hand.


God’s way or no way

Our worship of God is the most humble and reverent action to our Creator for the debt we owe Him. In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth and all that are therein and He also created us in his own image. (Gen. Chapter I) God very much wants all of us to be saved and to come unto the knowledge of His truth.(I Tim. 2:4) His grace provides a way to escape the bondage of sin and thus have salvation on the day of judgment. He sent his only begotten Son to this sinful world to shed Hi...

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Kentucky’s jobless rate sees biggest one-month drop since 1976

Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary unemployment rate dropped to its lowest rate in more than six years in September 2014 at 6.7 percent from a revised 7.1 percent in August 2014, according to the Office of Employment and Training (OET), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.It marks the single-biggest one-month drop in unemployment rates since 1976, when the current methodology for measuring the rate was adopted.This is the l...

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Making school lunch fun

Students at Olmstead School got a treat this week as new superintendent Kevin Hub joined principal Ben Kemplin and district food services supervisor Jayme Stokes behind the lunch serving line.They did so as part of the countywide recognition of National School Lunch Week, which is always the second full week of October.“Most of the time it falls during our fall break,” Stokes said. “It’s a rarity that it falls when we actually are in school for it...

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Right-to-work: The right message for Kentucky’s governor

The 3,748 manufacturers that have stayed in Kentucky and employ 228,600 workers – despite a less-than-friendly business atmosphere – deserve all of the accolades Frankfort can muster, including Gov. Steve Beshear’s decree that October is “Manufacturing Month in the Commonwealth.”Perhaps this could be followed by “Political Courage Month” in November, during which the governor digs his bully pulpit out of storage, dusts it off and places a r...

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Hurt to join R’ville central office

A familiar face was introduced as the interim assistance superintendent of the Russellville Independent School District this week as Dr. Janet Hurt was announced as the replacement for Susan McCloud, who will be retiring at the end of October.Dr. Hurt was a longtime associate superintendent for the Logan County school district before leaving to be the project director for the Race to the Top initiative through GRECC.

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Lake Malone News

Don’t know if you have noticed or not but it is RAINING AGAIN! It is 4:00 o’clock in the morning and I am sitting on my little porch watching it come down. I woke up all during the night and those “little rain drops kept falling on my house”; they sounded so good! But at four o’clock this morning I had enough. I turned all the lights on outside and shouted out the door as loud as I could “MOTHER NATURE, ENOUGH IS ENOUGH”. Of course I woke the Hubby up...

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EPB Internet will slow on Saturday

The Russellville Electrict Plant Board has issued a statement to all its Internet customers that they could see slower speeds on Saturday.The statement is as follows:

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That’s manufactured in Kentucky?

Did you know Kentucky is home to the largest peanut butter production facility in the world? That’s just one of thousands of products made in KentuckyWhile Kentucky is widely known for automobiles, bourbon and award-winning thoroughbreds, the Commonwealth is a melting pot for manufacturing.Kentucky is home to more than 4,000 manufacturers, representing 220,000 jobs. Last year alone, more than 200 manufacturers announced new locations or expansions in the state. The...

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The heritage continues…

As the festival events powered through the rain, so did the annual Tobacco Show. A little rain did not scare the tobacco farmers away. They came out with full stem entering over 30 sticks of tobacco into this year’s Tobacco Show. The show consisted of 3 separate divisions: Burley, One-Sucker, and Dark. Youth divisions were also offered for the Burley and One-Sucker entries. Exhibitors from all age ranges brought their tobacco out to highlight their accomplishments of the year. Tobacco, ...

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Pennyrile Electric warns members of scam

Pennyrile Electric wants to warn members about a scam that has recently been reported. Scammers that are impersonating Pennyrile Electric representatives are calling members, and telling them if their bill is not paid immediately, their electricity will be disconnected.We are sharing this information with our members so that they may pass it along to friends and neighbors.If you receive a phone call from a person representing themselves as a Pennyrile Electric employee, ...

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Auburn police searching for stolen generator

Auburn Chief of Police Ed Higgins is looking for a suspect in connection with a theft which occurred at the Auburn Sewer Treatment Plant located on East Main Street.According to Higgins, a report came in on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, that a Champion Global Power portable generator (3500 watt/black and yellow) had been stolen between Tuesday, Oct. 7 and Wednesday, Oct. 08. The generator was worth approximately $800 brand new.

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Murder suspect now in Logan County

The man arrested for the murder of 36-year-old Brad Rigney was lodged in the Logan County Detention Center this week after being extradited from Indiana.Gerald Allen Benjamins, a 51-year-old transient man was arrested Sept. 29, 2014, in Jeffersonville, Ind., in connection with the murder which happened in December of 2013 just a few days after Christmas.Benjamins was picked up at a soup kitchen in the southern Indiana town outside of Louisville after the Russellville Pol...

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Infection Prevention: Beyond the Common Cold and Flu

With the advent of fall, cold and flu season arrives, which means it’s time to arm yourself and your loved ones with the proper preventive measures to stay well. Be prepared by making sure you and your family have had your annual immunizations, as well as taking sensible measures to avoid the spread of illness.This year, reports of other illnesses – Ebola and Enterovirus D-68 (EV-D68) – have overshadowed cold and flu season and prompted concern in communities acro...

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Bouldin tables tax ordinance to become better informed

Members of the Logan County Fiscal Court agreed Tuesday to table discussion on an ordinance relating to imposition and administration of the occupational tax fees. This is the ordinance the court had discussed at a prior meeting having to do with taxing capital gains on property, most notably incorporated farming businesses.Magistrate Thomas Bouldin told his fellow magistrates during Tuesday’s fiscal court meeting, he had not had the time to look into the issue like he should...

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Cougars moving on in district soccer

The Logan County High School boys’ soccer team advanced to the region tournament with a 4-1 win over Todd County Central on Tuesday in the first round of the District 13 Tournament at Franklin-Simpson.The Cougars got one goal apiece fromNoah Bray, Tanner Chapman, Andrew Gregory and Ashton Ross in the victory. Tahmir Graham and Gregory also had one assist apiece.Logan County came into the match having lost its final two regular season games and had been beaten by To...

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E-Scrap event scheduled Oct. 17

An E-Scrap event is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 17 behind the historic Logan County Court House from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. for anyone wanting to get rid of old office equipment or electronics. The event is free to the citizens of Logan County. The only cost is for television sets, which are $5 for any size.This event has been held several times in Logan County in the past and has proven to be very successful.The Logan County Fiscal Court partners with a recycling company who come...

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DAR to honor Vietnam Vets

Dear Editor:Again I am writing on behalf of the Russellville Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) who will be honoring another group of veterans with a luncheon on June 10, 2015. At that time we will be honoring the Vietnam Veterans since it is their 50th Anniversary of fighting for our liberty.We would be appreciative if people would begin calling and giving us names, addresses, and phone numbers for those in all of Logan County who were in this war so tha...

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