Address: 120 Public Square, Russellville, Kentucky 42276
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 270
Primary Phone: 270-726-8394
Primary Fax: 270-726-8398
Regional General Manager
Chip Turner is the regional general manager for the News Democrat and Leader. Prior to coming to The Leader, his career spanned over 25 years in the publishing industry. He graduated with a degree in business management from Delta State University in Cleveland, MS in 1995. He welcomes any suggestions, criticism or praise about the paper.
Lola Nash is the General Manager and the Advertising Manager of the News Democrat & Leader. She has been with the paper since June 1996. She is a graduate of Lewisburg High School and a resident of Logan County. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org for any suggestions, criticism, or print and online advertising needs!
OJ Stapleton has been the editor of the News-Democrat & Leader since August, 2007. Before coming to Russellville, he worked at newspapers in Bowling Green, Harlan, Corbin and Pikeville. He graduated from the University of Kentucky in 1998 with a degree in editorial journalism. He lives in Russellville with his wife Becky and two children, Emily and Molly.
Chris Cooper is the managing editor of the News-Democrat & Leader. She began working for the newspaper in 1998 as a feature/column writer and has since become responsible for covering both the Russellville and Auburn City Councils and the Logan County Fiscal Court. She and her husband Bo live in Auburn with their daughter Megan.
Jessie Steward has been an advertising consultant with the News Democrat & Leader since January 2011 and is a resident of Logan County. She is a graduate of Greenwood High School. Call her for your print and online advertising needs!
Heather Justice has been an advertising consultant with the News Democrat & Leader since September 2008 and is a life long resident of Logan County. She is a graduate of Logan County High School. Call her for your print and online advertising needs!