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February 28, 2020
  • The Center for Teens is hosting a sign-up day Saturday, Feb. 29 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. for those who would like to volunteer to make a difference in the life of a young person.
  • Logan County Emergency Management will be taking part in Kentucky’s Severe Weather Awareness Week March 1-7.
  • The South Central Kentucky Drug Task Force, along with several other law enforcement agencies, recently arrested 10 individuals on numerous illegal drug related charges.
  • Between the Lady Panthers and Panthers games against Todd County, on Friday evening, Feb. 14,the homecoming court was announced.
  • Terry L. Lee, of Lewisburg, won $10,000 sinking a long-distance putt during the 2019 Logan County Tobacco & Heritage Festival Golf Scramble.
  • Congressman James Comer, who represents the state’s 1st congressional district in the United States House of Representatives, took time out of his busy schedule to come Saturday, Feb. 22 to come and visit the Logan County Detention Center as well as stopping by Walnut Grove Farm for a tour and discussion of agriculture issues.
  • It is that time again when Federal Grove puts on its annual Maple Syrup Festival, providing a glimpse into a delicious endeavor that began nine years ago for the Blythe family.
  • As the regular season comes to a close, the district tournament brackets are set. The tournament starts on Monday at Russellville High School. Logan County got the #1 seed for both the boys and girls.
  • The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) announced Feb. 18 that the national organization has filed for bankruptcy under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.
  • Driving around the square in Russellville recently, you may have noticed the blue banners advertising the United States 2020 Census. The banners are just once attention-getter the Logan County Complete Count Committee (CCC) is using to familiarize the community about this year’s Census.
  • Filled with old items of history, the Auburn Museum now features a new face as Hunter Bowles, a Western Kentucky University student, furthers his education by helping keep the doors open for the public.
  • There are several roads that flood throughout Logan County when heavy rains drop two to three inches causing creeks and rivers to overflow their banks. One, in particular, is causing concern and has been for years with no solution to be found.
  • Logan Memorial Hospital today announced that it has been awarded five stars in the latest round of Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Logan Memorial Hospital’s Overall Hospital Quality 5-Star Rating puts it in the top 11 percent of all hospitals in the U.S. with respect to patient safety and the overall patient experience. Only 407 of the more than 3,500 hospitals rated received five stars.
  • The Logan County Search & Rescue Squad had a very busy weekend.
  • If you had a few days of free time, that most likely wouldn’t be enough to see all that the Auburn Museum has to offer. A plethora of interesting material about the city covers the walls and display cases throughout the space that is nestled behind the public library on Main Street.
  • The Logan County Cougars boys basketball team faced a tough test on Tuesday. The Cougars were riding an impressive 17-game winning streak coming into the game against a dangerous Greenwood team. After a thrilling four quarters, Logan County now has 18 wins in a row. The final was 75-66.
  • A local cancer survivor from Russellville is giving back to a program that helped her during her time of need, and also wants people here to know about the fantastic place that assisted her through her treatment.
  • Due to hard work and dedication to preserving the historic backdrop Logan County played during a pivotal moment in American history, Alice Allison Dunnigan and the SEEK Museums, are set to take center stage by appearing on the U.S. Civil Rights Trail.

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