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Logan County allocated over $20 million in 2014-2016 Biennial Highway Construction Plan

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The General Assembly passed the 2014-2016 Biennial Highway Construction Plan last week and Logan County has been allocated $20,860,000 to go towards seven projects, with the largest being the Russellville Southern Bypass.The first section of the Southern Bypass was completed in 2011 when the road connecting 68-80 to Franklin Road was constructed. The construction of the new road was done by a company called Hi-View. It took 15 months and $3.4 million to complete. The next and final stage will connect the bypass at Franklin Road to Nashville Road and then complete the loop around the city at Clarksville Road. The new section of road will be 4.6 miles long. The Bypass project will receive $19,300,000 in 2016.

 

Logan County to be ‘Sustainable Community’

Logan County has been accepted to participate in the Valley Sustainable Communities Program, which is in its second year being sponsored by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA).“The purpose of this is to encourage sustainability,” said Tom Harned, the executive director of LEAD. “It is really an overarching program to promote the use of green initiatives. Things like reducing the carbon footprint in Logan County, using fewer nonrenewable resources, being more effi...

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Apathy, sympathy and empathy

Ap, Sym and Em went on a cruise. They departed from a wonderful sunny spot of the world and expected to arrive at another sunny spot of the world. All three were experiencing a great time until they encountered a tragedy and reacted in different ways. The whole affair threatened their friendship.One evening, Sym was standing at a rail anticipating a wonderful tropical sunset. He heard voices shouting. When he looked at the ocean below, he saw people in the water struggling to stay ...

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What shall we say? Part 1

27 Now is my soul troubled; and what shall I say? Father, save me from this hour: but for this cause came I unto this hour. 28 Father, glorify thy name. Then came there a voice from heaven, saying, I have both glorified it, and will glorify it again. John 12:27-28 (KJV)Jesus has just ridden into the city Jerusalem on a donkey and the people praised saying Hosanna: Blessed is the King of Israel that cometh in the name of the Lord. Yet Jesus was troub...

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Auburn School Honor Roll

4th GradeAll A’sKaylea MajorAlexis PulleyCalloway BillsMcKenzie BrownKatie CrumpMarshall GregoryLaren HinesCamden JohnsonHannah McGinnisBrady McLellanSelynna MetcalfeGracee SpearsConnor BinkleyKarlee CanlerAustin HaleyMadi...

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Maddox named WBKO ‘Hometown Hero’

Kathy Maddox, Logan County’s Humane Society Director and Animal Control Officer (ACO), was selected recently as one of WBKO’s Hometown Heroes.WBKO and Hughes & Coleman team up to recognize South Central Kentuckians who embody the spirit of service, dedication, and concern for the well-being of their neighbors with the title of “Hometown Hero.” These remarkable people are nominated by their peers and publicly recognized on television; their names, faces, and ...

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E-Scrap event proves successful once again

Logan County’s E-scrap event held Friday, April 18, collected numerous television sets and old electrical equipment. The event has been held several times in the past few years and each time proves very beneficial for the citizens of Logan County.The event allows citizens to bring their old/broken electronics to be recycled. The only cost is $5 per television set, all other electronics are disposed of free of charge. Two trucks trailers were loaded with E-Scrap and countless ...

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Task Force encourages citizens to take part in ‘National Prescription Drug Take Back Day’

Once again, on Saturday, April 26, the South Central Kentucky Drug Task Force (SCKDTF), in cooperation with police agencies of Logan and Simpson County and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will be participating in the “National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.” The event will be from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.Citizens are encouraged to go through their medicine cabinets and collect unused and out-of-date prescription medicines to be destroyed. The service is free and anony...

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Summers elected president of Funeral Directors Association

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