name some "famous" ppl from the ville

name some "famous" ppl from the ville

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who knew

Russellville, KY

#1 May 10, 2010
who do you think is the most famous person to hail from LC?
grandmother

Clarksville, TN

#2 May 10, 2010
TERRY WILCUTT---PERSONAL DATA: Born October 31, 1949, in Russellville, Kentucky.

EDUCATION: Graduated from Southern High School, Louisville, Kentucky in 1967; received a Bachelor of Arts degree in math from Western Kentucky University in 1974. Graduate of US Naval Test Pilot School in 1986.

ORGANIZATIONS: Member, Society of Experimental Test Pilots (SETP).
Member, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA).
Member, Association of Space Explorers (ASE).
Pritchard Committee for Academic Excellence.
Board of Advisors, Western Kentucky University.

SPECIAL HONORS: NASA Outstanding Leadership Medal (2000)
NASA Distinguished Service Medal (2001)
NASA Exceptional Service Medal (1998)
NASA Space Flight Medals (4),(1994, 1996, 1998, 2000)
Distinguished Flying Cross (1998)
Defense Superior Service Medal (1995)
Defense Meritorious Service Medal (1997)
Navy Commendation Medal (1990)
Sea Service Deployment Ribbon
American Astronautical Society Flight Achievement Award (1997)
Distinguished Alumni, Western Kentucky University
V.M. Komarov Diploma, Federation Aeronautique Internationale (FAI) space award, for outstanding achievements in the field of exploration of outer space.
Honorary Ph.D., Science, Western Kentucky University (2000).
mymannna

Russellville, KY

#3 May 10, 2010
sharard
To be honest

United States

#4 May 10, 2010
Terry Wilcutt and his brother and his family ( Bet you didn't know local celebraty Jordan Allen is part of Terry Wilcutt's family tree along with former president Eisenhower.

The only two famous people from RVK is Terry Wilcutt, his brother and his cousin, Jordan Allen who is a actor and illusionist
and

Russellville, KY

#5 May 10, 2010
Otis Key
what

Franklin, KY

#6 May 10, 2010
And Mike Humbles brother, his name escapes me at this moment and Bro. Joe Carrico well known all over the nation. Whether he be a star or not hes a star in alot of fokes eyes for the food and Christmas hes given children over the years.Thats enough for alot of people.
who me

Lewisburg, KY

#7 May 11, 2010
To be honest wrote:
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The only two famous people from RVK is Terry Wilcutt, his brother and his cousin, Jordan Allen who is a actor and illusionist
And this... is the famous Logan County education system at work. The only 2 famous people from Russellville are the 4 people "To Be Honest" listed.

Funny I never heard of Jordan Allen prior to his crap storm on this forum. He sure as heck isn't famous in any where but here.
Large and loving life

Russellville, KY

#8 May 11, 2010
Also from these parts I believe is the country music singer who used to work at Logan. Seems his career was kinda short but he had a song called "Aint Nothing Wrong With the Radio".Name is Aaron Tippin.
Need 2 Know

Auburn, KY

#9 May 11, 2010
Mark Thompson played professional baseball. He pitched for the Colorado Rockies, Cincinati Reds, and the St. Louis Cardinals.
Razz

Clarksville, TN

#10 May 11, 2010
Who the hell is jordan alan? Never heard of the guy.
just wondering

Russellville, KY

#11 May 11, 2010
anyone know where Otis is these days?
Teacher

Russellville, KY

#12 May 11, 2010
Jim Bowie, inventor of the Bowie Knife, was born in Logan County on April 10, 1796 and died on March 6, 1836 at the Alamo in San Antonio Texas. I dare say there is an educated American alive who does not know who Jim Bowie is! There for, Jim Bowie would be the most well know/famous Logan Countian. Most people in the US have know idea who Terry Wilcutt is only Logan Countians know him out of our desporation to know some one, anyone who is some what "famous". Not to take anything away from Mr. Wilcutt for he is a good man who has accomplished much in his life.
Just sayin

Calhoun, KY

#13 May 11, 2010
I just saw a big article in WKU's Spirit magazine about Terry Wilcutt. So I think he is more known than Teacher gives him credit for.
Razz

Clarksville, TN

#14 May 11, 2010
Joseph Jefferson of Adairville..played for the COLTS
student

Clarksville, TN

#15 May 11, 2010
Teacher is just mad cause they didnt make it as far as Terry Wilcutt...Sorry Teacher but Terry has you and all others beat!
Teacher

Russellville, KY

#16 May 11, 2010
Again that is mostly local. If you ask someone in California or New York or Florida or even Georgia who he is most would not have a clue...Ask the same question about Jim Bowie and most would have a good idea who he is. Again I do not mean to take anything away from Wilcutt just do not think he is the most famous Logan countian.
student

Clarksville, TN

#17 May 11, 2010
Yes but we dont live in Cali or New York...we live in Kentucky! And im sure there are plenty of people unaware of what a bowie knife is due to the fact we no longer are forced to use them on a daily basis for food. lol Especially people from Cali or new York...they are to busy holding their lattes to care lol
Teacher

Russellville, KY

#18 May 11, 2010
LOL Good point STUDENT! Lets just say they are both famous! LOL
boss lady

Russellville, KY

#19 May 11, 2010
We can't forget Athena Cage. She has sang with a lot of famous people and has been on soundtrack of a movie. I can't remember the name of the movie though.
Lets see

United States

#20 May 11, 2010
Terry Wilcutt and Jordan Allen.

Those characters that you have been naming,( Bowie and Cage) no one outside the County knows them but anyone outside LC can tell you who Terry Wilcutt and Jordan Allen are.( They are both famous and they are both related)

Terry Wilcutt is a astronaut graduated from WKU and Jordan Allen is a actor/Illusionist who is currently attending Murray State.
Both have their roots from the same family
(Coursey family from Lewisburg).

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