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March 12, 2014

Planning for the Logan County Tobacco & Heritage Festival (October 4-11) and the Chamber's 75th Anniversary Celebration is now taking place. If you'd like to be involved, just give the Chamber office a call, 726-2206. Volunteers make it happen!

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June 2014

Saturday, Jun 21

Date:                     Saturday, June 21, 2014

Time:                     9:00AM – 3:00PM

Location:              Barren County High School, 507 Trojan Trail, Glasgow, KY 42141

Description:        Celebrate the vital role of agriculture in the best place to live in rural America! Join us for this free event that will feature educational displays, demonstrations and booths featuring agriculture related                                                                                       businesses and service industries. Contact the Glasgow Barren County Chamber at 270-651-3161 to find out more or like us on Facebook at County!

Fees:                     Free

Contact:               Glasgow Barren County Chamber of Commerce




April 2014

Saturday, Apr 26

The Butler County Antique Engine and Tractor Clube will be having a Tractor Show and Farm Day on Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 10am-3pm in the TSC and Arby's Paring lot in Russellville, KY.  Bring your tractors, engines, lawn mowers, cars, trucks.  Machinery of all types welcome.  For more information call Roger Tanner 270-847-2769 or Tim Harrington 270-999-2209.

Saturday, Apr 26

Haley Auctions and Realty is honored to offer the Udell Wells farm at public auction on April 26th, 2014 at 10:00AM. Mr. Wells’ roots run deep in the Green Ridge community, as he has lived on his farm at Highland Lick Rd since 1970. The farm offers approximately 37 acres of highly productive cropland, woods, ponds, and excellent hunting, and two homes. We will be selling this property in three tracts. Crop farmers should take notice of the potential to expand their farming operation with this property. It is also the ideal size for produce farmers who would like to start up in the business or grow their business. Be sure to mark your calendars for this great auction. We look forward to seeing you there!

Tract 1: This beautiful tract is 1.73 acres and is improved with a country home, large shade trees, shed, and pond. This home would be great for a smaller family or for an investment property. This tract is surrounded by open fields and beautiful scenery, making it a perfect building lot. Builders should take notice of the potential this 1.73 acre tract holds.

Tract 2: Farmers take a look! Tract two contains 33.53 acres of great cropland and woods that would be a great addition or startup for any farming family. Row-crop farmers will enjoy the lay of the land on this tract. The relatively flat fields will allow the farmer to get his work done quickly and efficiently.  This tract is also the perfect size for a produce farming operation. Whether you are just starting up or you are looking to expand your operation, look no further than Tract 2.

Tract 3: This tract consists of an approximately 1,800 sq. foot home that has been very well-kept. This home offers three bedrooms and two bathrooms and is sitting on a beautiful .79 acre lot. If you are looking for a nice home that is outside of town, this is the place for you!

Personal Property:  Antique Dishes, Antique Tea Pots, Carnival Glass Dishware, Pots & Pans, Kitchen Utensils, Stone Bowls, Popcorn Popper, Coffee Pot, Crock Pots , Butter Dishes, Glassware, Glass Punch Bowls, Gordon's Glass Jars, End Tables, Hutch, Bed, Baby Bed, Dresser, Chest of Drawers, Wooden Desk, Antique Lamps, Hobnail Lamps, Antique Mirrors, Chairs, Antique Table, Recliner, Dining Room Table and Chairs, Antique Clock, Quilt Rack, Quilts, Quilt Blocks, Curtains, Pillow Cases, Christmas Decor, Maytag Stove, Temp Master Refrigerator, Amana Washer and Dryer, Cast-Iron Irons, Paintings, Prints, Record Player, Misc. Records, Rugs, Luggage, Barbie Skipper Deluxe House, Wooden Shutters, Wall Heater, Table Saw, Band Saw, Chain Saws, Hand Tools, Craftsman Lawn Mower- 20 HP/48 in. deck, Gas Jugs, Chevy Scottsdale 10 Truck,  & much more!

Coins: Morgan & Peace Silver Dollars, Silver Half Dollars, Silver Quarters, Mercury Dimes, Silver Eagles, Silver Bars & Rounds, Indian Head Pennies, Buffalo Nickels, V Nickels, & other collectible coins & currency.

Seller: Wells & Anderson

Directions: From Russellville take Highland Lick Rd/KY-178 7.7 miles to the auction site. From Elkton take Greenville Rd/KY-181 to KY-171. Turn right and travel approx. 4 miles. Turn right onto Highland Lick Rd/KY-178. Auction site will be approx. 4.5 miles on the right. Signs will be posted.

Saturday, Apr 26
Freeland CDJR to host test drive event to raise money for the Logan County Future Farmers of America.
Russellville, Ky. – Freeland Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram will be hosting a Test Drive Event on Saturday, April 26 from 10:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m. that will benefit the Logan County FFA.
General Manager, Nick Rice provided us the details for the event.
Ram has offered to donate $20 for every test drive of a Ram truck to the local FFA chapter associated with the dealership. As part of the contest, Freeland CDJR has agreed to cover half of the costs with Ram in order to reach the dealership and Logan Co. FFA’s goal of 500 test drives, raising a total of $10,000.
“Across the nation, Ram selected 150 dealerships to compete in this event,” said Rice. “The top five dealerships with the most test drives will win a free Easton Corbin concert on site at the dealership.”
When speaking with Brian Estes, FFA Faculty Advisor at Logan County High School, he told us he’s extremely excited about this partnership.
“We’ve now been given the opportunity the raise a large sum of money that will benefit the Chapter in a multitude of ways,” said Estes. “We’re very excited for this event and grateful to be the participating chapter with Ram and Freeland CDJR.”
Estes tells us the funds raised by the event will go to the purchase of a Concession Trailer, Alumni Senior Scholarships and the Logan Co. FFA Chapter.
The FFA will also be providing free lunch to the first 500 test drives of the day.
Freeland CDJR will have entertainment on site, food cooking on the grill, music by WRUS and DJ entertainment by Clay Bilyeu.
“It’s going to be a fun day on the lot and it’ll all go to a great cause,” said Rice. “I really want to blow these other dealerships out of the water. I want us to raise the most money for our FFA and be able to bring Easton Corbin to Russellville.”
All you have to do is come to the dealership, fill out a form to take a test drive and drive with one of our friendly employees – it’s that simple.
1451 Bowling Green Rd.
Russellville, KY 42276
Freeland CDJR is located at the Bypass and Bowling Green Road - 1451 Bowling Green Rd. in Russellville. You can call for details at 270-725-4100.
Bring your family, friends, any licensed driver and help us make this the biggest event in the dealership’s history. We appreciate any and all help we can get in meeting our goal of $10,000 for the FFA.
Freeland CDJR is a licensed dealership that opened in Russellville in January 2014. The dealership is operated under Ben Freeland, owner and Nick Rice, general manager. Freeland CDJR prides themselves in being a community based dealership that

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