Russellville City Fire Chief Billy Poole has announced his retirement after 15 years of service. His official retirement will be July 31, as he will be staying on long enough to train the new chief, who has yet to be determined.“I am excited, sad and happy,” said Poole of his leaving the fire department. “I have just about every emotion you could possibly have going through my head. I will miss the excitement and camaraderie the most, and I have enjoyed leading the finest group of individuals in fire service.”
A special called meeting with magistrates and all rural fire departments is being held Tuesday, March 11 at 6 p.m. at the historic Logan County Courthouse. The meeting is to discuss many issues involving the departments, the biggest is whether or not to place the departments’ fire dues on the county’s property tax bills. No decisions are to be made at this meeting, only discussion is to be held. This meeting will be open to the public.Another issue to be discussed invol...
At the end of last week, as the temperatures rose, and the ice and snow began to melt in Logan County, problems arose at the Justice Center when the ice guards gave way on the outer edges of the roof tops. Large amounts of ice plummeted to the ground, almost hitting one pedestrian, and smashing the windshied of a judge’s car.
The Russellville Police Department continues to work on the murder case of 36-year-old Brad Rigney, but is now in a bit of a holding pattern as evidence is processed at the Kentucky State Police labs in Frankfort and Louisville.RPD detective Kenneth Edmonds said that once the results come back from the testing of the evidence, an arrest could be made.The murder occurred in December, just a few days after Christmas.At approximately 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 2...
First Southern National Bank is partnering with the Kentucky Humanities Council to bring more than 50 Kentucky Chautauqua performances to 4th, 5th and 6th grade students in several communities in Central and Western Kentucky. Thursday, March 13, President Abraham Lincoln, portrayed in first person by Kentucky Chautauqua performer Jim Sayre, will come to life before the eyes of students at Auburn Elementary School.
The Logan County Chamber of Commerce held its Annual Dinner on Thursday, Feb. 27 at the Logan County Extension Office. This year’s theme supported our country’s proud and patriotic heritage “Made in America.” Numerous community members attended the event.
Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary unemployment rate slid to 7.7 percent in January 2014 from a revised 7.9 percent in December 2013, according to the Office of Employment and Training (OET), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.The preliminary January 2014 jobless rate was .5 percentage points below the 8.2 percent rate recorded for the state in January 2013.The U.S. seasonally adjusted jobless rate went down to 6.6 percent...
Carter, Crystal D.- 03/01/2014- no/expired registration plates bond: $3,500- fail of owner to maintain req ins/securi bond: 0- driving DUI suspended license - 1st off bond: 0- operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc. .08 bond: 0- possession of open alcoholic beverage container in motor vehicle bond: 0Cutter, James- 03/01/2014- menacing bond: $5,000- alcohol intoxication in a public place-1 bond: 0- terroristic threatening...
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