News Democrat Leader- RSS Feed http://newsdemocratleader.com/ http://newsdemocratleader.com/ Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:05:14 EST 1800 Brian and Rogers wed http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/weddings/50055228/Brian-and-Rogers-wed Amanda Marie Brian and Benjamin Dale Rogers were united in marriage on May 17, 2014.The ceremony took place at Broadway Baptist Church in Louisville with the Rev. Eugene Reynolds, grandfather of the groom, officiating. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Brian Rogers graduates from Indiana University School of Optometry http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle/50055327/Brian-Rogers-graduates-from-Indiana-University-School-of-Optometry Brian Rogers, son of Don and Alecia Rogers of Auburn, graduated from Indiana University School of Optometry on May 9, 2014. Brian graduated from Logan County High in 2004 and Western Kentucky University in 2008. He is planning to practice locally. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Couple graduates, to do residency at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo. http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle/50055348/Couple-graduates-to-do-residency-at-Washington-University-in-St.-Louis-Mo. Benjamin Rogers, son of Don and Alecia Rogers of Auburn, graduated from the University of Louisville Medical School on May 10, 2014. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Escaped inmate captured http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/50024012/Escaped-inmate-captured The inmate who escaped from the Logan County Detention Center on July 6 was caught on Monday thanks to the combined efforts of the Logan County Sheriff's Department and the South Central Kentucky Drug Task Force. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Cougars rebuilding their team http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-sports/50054597/Cougars-rebuilding-their-team The Logan County Cougar soccer team is working hard this summer to prepare for their season which starts in less than a month. The Cougars have been practicing for two weeks to prepare for their first game on August 19 at Hopkins... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Spa http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion_columns/50055528/Spa Remember very soon the big ole yellow school buses will be out and they will be carrying precious cargo- our children- back and forth to school. So be very watchful, a kid might just dart across the road right in front of you. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Nearly 1,000 participate in sixth annual Day of Caring http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/features/50055056/Nearly-1000-participate-in-sixth-annual-Day-of-Caring Wednesday, July 23, 2014, marked United Way of Southern Kentucky's sixth annual Day of Caring. As a result of this program, nearly 1,000 volunteers representing 70 companies across Allen, Barren, Logan, Simpson, and Warren Counties joined local... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Logan County http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion_columns/50054931/Logan-County Hello Logan County! What a great place to be from. When I was about ten years old I use to ride around the county with my dad while he called on his many customers. He was a wholesale food broker and he called on literally every grocery in the county. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Russellville ready to welcome back students http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news_education/50047438/Russellville-ready-to-welcome-back-students There will be a Back-to-School Bash at Stevenson Elementary School on July 29 from 4-6 p.m. for preschool through fifth grade students. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Advancing job growth and improving workforce training inKentucky http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/50047377/Advancing-job-growth-and-improving-workforce-training-inKentucky In this sixth year of the Obama Economy, unemployment and underemployment remain high in Kentucky. As I travel throughout the Commonwealth, one thing could not be clearer: Kentuckians want more and better-paying jobs, and they are willing to work hard... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Antioch http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion_columns/50046135/Antioch Greetings from The Antioch Community.Sorry that I missed having my items in the paper last week. I was working up corn and was very busy. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Teen dies from suspected drowning http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/340979/Teen-dies-from-suspected-drowning A Franklin teenager was pronounced dead at Logan Memorial Hospital on Tuesday following a suspected drowning in south Logan County outside of Adairville.The exact cause of death has not been released at this time. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Faster, easier website unveiled today http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news-notice_box/325165/Faster-easier-website-unveiled-today The News-Democrat & Leader is today unveiling a significant upgrade of its website, making newsdemocratleader.com easier to navigate, faster to load and more effective for advertisers. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Escaped inmate captured http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/324012/Escaped-inmate-captured The inmate who escaped from the Logan County Detention Center on July 6 was caught on Monday thanks to the combined efforts of the Logan County Sheriff's Department and the South Central Kentucky Drug Task Force. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Getting your child active during the summer http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news_agricultural/317203/Getting-your-child-active-during-the-summer Many children do not get the recommended 60 minutes of physical activity each day. It has been shown that about one-third of children spend more than 3 hours a day on television or screen time, robbing them of much needed activity. Physical activity... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Balloons, Tunes and BBQ Hosted by United Way announce plans http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/317284/Balloons-Tunes-and-BBQ-Hosted-by-United-Way-announce-plans United Way of Southern Kentucky is pleased to announce the 24th annual U.S. Bank Balloons, Tunes and BBQ festival will take place September 4-7, 2014 at the Bowling Green / Warren County Regional Airport. The festival is designed for the enjoyment and... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Kemp honored for distinguished service http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/316583/Kemp-honored-for-distinguished-service Last week, retired Logan County Schools superintendent Marshall Kemp was given the Kentucky Association of School Administrators (KASA) Distinguished Service Award at the association's annual summer leadership institute in... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Logan’s landfill closes in less than one year http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/316527/Logans-landfill-closes-in-less-than-one-year The closure of Logan County's landfill is less than a year away and much preparation is expected from now until July 4, 2015, when Waste Management, Inc., closes the gates. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST New Cloverville to make its state fair debut http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news_agricultural/317144/New-Cloverville-to-make-its-state-fair-debut As state fair attendees enter the West Hall of the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville this August, they are going to notice something new. Due to donations from businesses and individuals across Kentucky, 4-H has a new... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST New office offers services, support for children and adults with autism http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/317241/New-office-offers-services-support-for-children-and-adults-with-autism The Commission for Children with Special Health Care Needs (CCSHCN) has announced a new Office of Autism has been established at the agency. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST