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Champion Petfoods USA to open in Auburn; create 147 jobs

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Today it’s official, said Tom Harned, Executive Director for Logan Economic Alliance for Development (LEAD).Champion Petfoods USA is bringing their new U.S. production and distribution to Logan County.Harned said LEAD and many others are excited and pleased to welcome Champion Petfoods USA to Logan County. Harned said efforts have been made on this big project since last December when the company visited. Logan County competed with other states and other locations in Kentucky for this highly sought-after project.

 

Freeland dealership partners with local FFA

Freeland Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram has proudly partnered with Ram and the Logan County Future Farmers of America (FFA) by offering a fundrasing opportunity held Saturday, April 26 from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. at their dealership location on 68-80 right down from the Southern Bypass.For every Ram test drive on Saturday, the dealership will donate $20 to the local FFA chapter.“We’ve set the bar pretty high and established a goal of 500 test drives,” said Nick Rice, ...

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County allocates substantial increase to rural fire department in proposed budget

Although the 2014-2015 county budget is far from finalized, it looks as if the five rural fire departments of Adairville, Auburn, Lewisburg, Olmstead and Russellville will be seeing a substantial increase in funding, however, the way it will be distributed is still in question.The rural fire departments have been receiving $30,000 each annually. The proposed increase, as it is written now, calls for an additional $10,000 each. Magistrate Jo Orange, however, isn’t sure giving ...

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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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Lake Malone

Well, here it is the day after Easter and we are on our way to Wayne’s Place. Yep, finally the boat is in the water; the Hubby has the battery charged; His fishing pole has been inspected and we are on our way to get bait. He has been waiting for this moment all weekend. You see Wayne ran out of bait on Friday and believe me this was not a good thing. By the way, just at the last minute, he told me he would treat me to breakfast if I would hurry because he was leaving. Man, I almost cou...

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Lady Cougars get big win over Lady Panthers

The Logan County Lady Cougars and the Russellville Lady Panthers faced each other for the second time this season in the Clash of the Cats game. The two teams had a close start to the game, but the Lady Cougars would take off in the third inning of the game. The Lady Cougars would end the game in five innings with a 19-5 win.The Lady Cougars would get a good start to the game and put one run up on the board in the top of the first. The Lady Panthers defense would hold them to only ...

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Cougars win second Clash in extra innings

The second Clash of the Cats baseball game was held on Tuesday afternoon. The Logan County Cougars and the Russellville Panthers battled hard in a game that went into extra innings. The two teams would tie up the game in the sixth inning, but the Cougars would come through in the eighth inning to get the win of 3-1.The game had a slow start with both teams battling hard to try and gain the lead. Both teams would get big hits to get on base, but the score would remain 0-0 throughout...

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Logan County

Hello from the “Land of Logan.” One of the oldest and largest counties in square miles in the commonwealth. It is one of the most historic counties as well. It is one of the top ten counties in agricultural production. Unemployment is below the state and national average. The cost of living is well below the state average. It has two good school systems with students ranking very high in the state. Still, Logan County remains a rural county with pretty much a stagnant population g...

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