News Democrat Leader- RSS Feed http://newsdemocratleader.com/ http://newsdemocratleader.com/ Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:16:43 EST 1800 Questioning tolerance at the University of Kentucky http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/4495420/Questioning-tolerance-at-the-University-of-Kentucky College is a place where students are expected to be asked questions, lots of them in fact, on many topics. But one wonders if there are some questions too intrusive and personal to ask. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Lake Malone http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion_columns/4487618/Lake-Malone WELL, I HOPE YOU MISSED ME LAST WEEK. I got an e-mail from the newspaper and O.J. mentioned that he had not received any words from me. Ask me if that sent me into a tail spin! I told him I thought I had but guess what; when I checked back….I... Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Wisdom Patience and Mercy http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle-religion/4487429/Wisdom-Patience-and-Mercy Many seem to perceive God as a vengeful, wrathful, God who is out to condemn us all on the slightest whim and send us straight to hell. But contrary to this view, I see by the scriptures that God is proven to be a most wise, patient, and merciful God. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Lisa White chosen as next SES principal http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/4483208/Lisa-White-chosen-as-next-SES-principal On Monday night, the Stevenson Elementary School site-based decision making council reached a decision on the school's next principal on Monday night. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST HVAC system at Justice Center suffers from possible power surge http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/4471337/HVAC-system-at-Justice-Center-suffers-from-possible-power-surge A possible power surge over a week ago has occurred at the Logan County Justice Center causing the HVAC system to stop working on its own. The problem will require approximately $6,610 worth of work to repair. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Search for next Logan superintendent proceeding http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/4470418/Search-for-next-Logan-superintendent-proceeding The search for the next Logan County school district superintendent is on and a new principal for Stevenson Elementary may be announced this week. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Clerk’s office gets new flooring http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/4471990/Clerks-office-gets-new-flooring The Logan County Clerk's Office is going to be getting a new floor soon starting next weekend when the office is closed to customer traffic. The building has had the same tile flooring since the 1980s and its getting quite costly to keep it up,... Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Old library building goes back to city, what now? http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/4472408/Old-library-building-goes-back-to-city-what-now King Simpson, director of the Logan County Public Library, says they are totally moved out of the old library building located on 6th Street, and have in fact, already turned the keys over to the city of Russellville last week. The city owns the... Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Schools to see increase in state funds http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/4472977/Schools-to-see-increase-in-state-funds Local educators are cautiously optimistic about the new state budget, which was approved by the governor last week. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Statewide spring wild turkey season open http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/outdoors/4472472/Statewide-spring-wild-turkey-season-open Hunters could have the long winter to thank for what is shaping up to be a good start to Kentucky's statewide spring wild turkey season, which opened Saturday, April 12, and runs through May 4. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST ‘Farmer of the Year’ applications now being accepted http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news_agricultural/4470277/Farmer-of-the-Year-applications-now-being-accepted The 2014 Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) “Farmer of the Year” application process is now open, and the organization is seeking the Commonwealth's finest nominees for this prestigious award. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Henderson-Vick, Beatty http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle/4471010/Henderson-Vick-Beatty Seven year old Tyler James Henderson of Elkton wishes to announce the engagement of his mother, Allison Ann Henderson-Vick, to Corey Thomas Beatty of Clifty. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Toxic Tech: Apple, other manufacturers need to use less-deadly chemicals http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/4472411/Toxic-Tech:-Apple-other-manufacturers-need-to-use-less-deadly-chemicals Ming Kunpeng went to work for ASM Pacific Technology — a chip supplier for Apple — when he was 19 years old. Required to handle the known carcinogen benzene on a daily basis without adequate training or protective gear, the young worker... Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Logan County Jail Report http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/4470410/Logan-County-Jail-Report Boggs, Eric W.- 04/09/2014- here for court bond: 0 Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Cougars beat Dragons, fall on weekend http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-sports/4471802/Cougars-beat-Dragons-fall-on-weekend The Logan County Cougars went 1-1 at the end of the week last week during their game against Warren Central and Caldwell County. On Thursday, the Cougars travelled to the home of the Warren Central Dragons and took a big win of 8-2. On Saturday the... Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Job creation solutions for Kentuckians http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/4471948/Job-creation-solutions-for-Kentuckians The Obama Economy has had a devastating impact on the people of Kentucky, especially the many working women and families who keep this Commonwealth running. The facts are plain: Under this President's watch, more than 3.7 million American women... Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Lady Cougars fall hard to Lady Mustangs http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-sports/4471428/Lady-Cougars-fall-hard-to-Lady-Mustangs The Logan County Lady Cougars would face a tough loss on Saturday against the Muhlenberg County Lady Mustangs. The Lady Cougars had several hits for the team, but the Lady Cougars could not make it to the plate. The Lady Cougars would fall 16-5 to the... Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Thanks from Good Samaritan http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/letters/4170346/Thanks-from-Good-Samaritan Dear Editor: Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Fear’s tyranny and freedom http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/4155009/Fears-tyranny-and-freedom Our nation is guided by a Constitution entrusting individuals with a great deal of freedom while very intentionally restricting government's own ability to take away that freedom from citizens. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Community walks together for Child Abuse awareness http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/4145035/Community-walks-together-for-Child-Abuse-awareness A large group of area school children, community members and elected officials gathered on the Russellville square on Wednesday to commemorate Child Abuse Prevention Month. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST