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November 30, 2020
  • A huge first half by the Cougars led to a running clock in the first round of the playoffs at Logan County High School on Friday. Logan County easily handled Hopkins County Central, 50-30.
  • All schools in Logan County and Russellville began virtual instruction on Monday after Governor Andy Beshear announced last week that Kentucky schools would need to stop in-person instruction due to the skyrocketing cases of COVID-19 around the state.
  • Water rates in Auburn should not increase in the foreseeable future, said its mayor, due to the city’s sound financial stability.
  • Paula Waggoner began a mission over a decade ago that has changed the lives of thousands of children, and in the meantime, changed hers as well.
  • Project Based Learning is a teaching method in which students gain knowledge and skills by working for an extended period of time to investigate and respond to an authentic, engaging, and complex question, problem, or challenge. While discussing problems to solve, 8th graders in Mrs. Addie Rouses’s science class at Olmstead School looked in their own backyard at school and came up with the idea of redoing the outdoor classroom.
  • On Oct. 28, 2020, 46-year-old Grant Goodman, of Bowling Green, was indicted by a Warren County grand jury on numerous sexual crimes against a minor.
  • The Logan Chamber of Commerce is promoting participating local businesses for their Christmas Open Houses this weekend.
  • Schools in Logan County will once again be going to an all-virtual schedule as Gov. Andy Beshear announced Wednesday that all schools would be closed by executive order beginning Monday, Nov. 23.
  • An arrest has been made in connection with a double fatality that took place on Aug. 16, 2020, on Lewisburg Road.
  • Students at Russellville Middle School and Russellville High School began virtual non-traditional instruction (NTI) classes on Monday following a positive case of COVID-19 that lead to several staff members and students requiring to quarantine.
  • On the second Saturday of odd months, the City of Russellville will offer, once again, a free dumpster from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. or until full at 245 West 2nd Street. The next month will be in March.
  • Christmas is a time of giving, and for many, it is the only time they are the recipient of someone else’s love and compassion.
  • In an effort to advocate for a healthy lifestyle, as well as promote connectivity between one side of town to the other, the City of Auburn will be constructing a sidewalk in the summer of 2021, that begins on College Street and ends at Sugar Maple Drive.
  • Discussion about Auburn’s ladder truck was once again had Monday at the monthly meeting of the city council. Fire Chief Jeff Gregory was on hand to answer any questions the council had on the usefulness of the truck.
  • Wilson Communications, out of Cadiz, has been hired by the county for one year to monitor and maintain its multi-site digital emergency radio system.
  • Although the COVID-19 pandemic put a lock-down on jail’s community work programs, keeping inmates from providing thousands of hours of free labor to non-profits, cities, and counties, there may be a small glimmer of light at the end of a very long tunnel for Logan County at least, if numbers begin to rise in state inmate population.
  • On Wednesday, Nov. 11 the Logan County Chamber of Commerce was honored to be a part of the Russellville Primary Academy’s ribbon-cutting and opening of the school’s new playground. There were several in attendance to support the event, ranging from chamber members, friends, family, and staff.
  • The Logan County Sheriff’s Department put out a missing person notice on Friday, Nov. 6, after Terry W. Knight of Russellville parked his car at the USA Fuel gas station on the 68-80 bypass and started walking down the road.
  • Every year, National Collection Week takes place the third week in November when over 4,000 drop-off locations are open across the country to accept love and generosity by way of Operation Christmas Child.
  • The Logan County Sheriff's Department has put out a missing person notice on Friday, Nov. 6 for Terry W. Knight of Russellville.

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