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Cougars add two more wins

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The Logan County Cougar baseball team had two big wins and a tough loss last week. The Cougars played the Daviess County Panthers on Thursday. The Cougars were down early in the game but would come back to win 3-2. The Cougars faced the Graves County Eagles on Friday night and would take a tough loss of 1-2. On Saturday, the Cougars hosted the Butler County Bears and won 10-0 in five innings.On Thursday, the Cougars would fall behind early in the game after the Daviess County Panthers would score a run in the top of the second and another in the top of the fourth. The Cougars would fall behind 0-2 going into the fifth inning.


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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Panthers go 1-2 in Panther Classic

The Russellville Panthers played three tough games last week during their Panther Classic tournament. On Thursday the Panthers played a close game against the Muhlenberg Mustangs but fell 2-3. The Panthers had a big comeback game against the Grayson County Cougars on Friday and would play a 10 innings to win the game 6-5. On Saturday the Panthers faced the Warren East Raiders and would have a big scoring game, but fall 9-14.On Thursday, the Panthers and the Mustangs would battle fo...

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

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...

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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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Olmstead construction project behind schedule

The construction project at Olmstead School is running a little behind schedule and the Logan County school board had to approve a change order at last week’s meeting to account for the extra time.“They’re a little further behind than we thought they would be,” said Logan County schools superintendent Marshall Kemp. “The original date they were supposed to be finished was the 15th of April, but now we are hoping that they will be finished before the ei...

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Of Elkton Raymond Arthur Slaughter, 89

Raymond Arthur Slaughter, 89, of Elkton, passed away Friday, April 18, 2014, at Christian Heights and Rehab in Pembroke.Funeral services were held Monday, April 21 at 2 p.m. at Latham Funeral Home with Reverend Jimmy Dukes officiating. Burial followed in the Cedar Grove Cemetery. Visitation began at the funeral home Sunday, April 20 from 5-8 p.m.

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