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Logan County High gets new sign

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NDL Photo/Chris CooperA new digital sign is being installed at Logan County High School today. More on the new sign in Friday’s edition of the News-Democrat & Leader.

 

Logan unemployment still among best in region, state

Logan County continued to have one of the lowest unemployment rates in the region when the latest statistics were released by the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.Logan County had an unemployment of 6.4 percent in May, up slightly from 6.1 in April. But that was still the third lowest in the 10-county Barren River Development District (BRADD). Only Warren and Simpson counties were lower at 6.3 percent ...

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LCHS freshman orientation scheduled

Logan County High School will hold its Freshman Orientation on Monday, July 28, 2014. All incoming 9th graders are encouraged to attend as this is an opportunity to meet teachers, find classes, and begin the year on a positive note.Because of the large number of people in attendance, we will have two separate sessions. Students with last names beginning with the letters A through J may arrive at the school beginning at 5:15, with the opening session beginning at 5:30. Those with la...

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Wilkerson takes over as Community Ed director

This month, a new director for Russellville-Logan County Community Education has started work.Donna Brown Wilkerson took over for outgoing Community Ed director Alicia Carmichael at the beginning of July.

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Jerry White receives top honors

Jerald D. “Jerry” White was awarded the Bowl of Hygeia during the 136th KPhA Annual Meeting, one of the highest honors a pharmacist can receive. Established in 1958, it recognizes pharmacists who possess outstanding records of civic leadership in their communities.Mr. White graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy in 1960. After serving four years in the United States Air Force, he returned to Russellville to practice Pharmacy at Riley-White Drugs, ...

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Logan County Fair to feature fun for the whole family

The Logan County Fair is quickly approaching and this year is expected to be a new awakening for an old community favorite.The county fair has been a steadfast event in rural communities for decades and Logan County is no different. Fairs provide entertaining week long events filled with livestock, agriculture, food, music, and carnival rides for all to enjoy.The past few years Logan County has seen low attendance at its fair. Events have been small (mostly animal relate...

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First ever ‘Old Courthouse Music Jamboree’ planned

On July 12 from 1-5 p.m. the first annual “Old Courthouse Music Jamboree” will be held on the lawn of the historic old Logan County Courthouse. There will be several performers playing different genres of music from traditional country, gospel and blues, to rock & roll to southern rock.Performer will be by Travis Bryan (gospel), Patrick Beasley (southern rock and country), Ken Jolly (rock, blues and country) and Don Rust (traditional country).

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Inmate escapes from Logan County Detention Center

An inmate at the Logan County Detention Center escaped the facility on Sunday, July 6. Authorities say 21-year-old Christopher Scarbrough of Russellville escaped the jail at approximately 1:38 p.m.Scarbrough is a white male, around 5-foot-11 and 160 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. If you have any information on where he may be, call the Kentucky State Police at 1-800-222-5555 or the Logan County Emergency Communications Center at 270-726-4911.

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