News Democrat Leader- RSS Feed http://newsdemocratleader.com/ http://newsdemocratleader.com/ Tue, 3 Mar 2015 12:42:39 EST 1800 Antioch News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/152126538/Antioch-News Editor's note: The Antioch News did not arrive at the News-Democrat & Leader office in time to make Friday's print edition.Greetings from the Antioch Community. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 12:46:41 EST Man allegedly attacks another with tire tool http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/152123365/Man-allegedly-attacks-another-with-tire-tool On February 26, 2015, a Russellville man allegedly assaulted another man with a tire tool causing severe injuries to his eye and nose. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 12:26:42 EST Black fly treatment to begin this month http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/152123707/Black-fly-treatment-to-begin-this-month The county opened the only bid received for treating black flies in Logan County at the Tuesday, Feb. 24 fiscal court meeting. Enscience, a locally run company, operated by Mark Hopkins, was awarded the job once again. Hopkins has been treating the... Mon, 2 Mar 2015 12:26:41 EST Drug arrests jail three for meth http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/152124352/Drug-arrests-jail-three-for-meth Three Logan Countians were arrested last week within a two day period by the Logan County Sheriff's Department on illegal drug charges. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 12:21:42 EST Logan’s Emergency Management a vital part of the community http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/152125315/Logans-Emergency-Management-a-vital-part-of-the-community During the unusual winter weather recently that dumped numerous inches of snow throughout the region, many got out to help their neighbors including Logan County's Emergency Management agency. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 12:21:41 EST L’burg man arrested for sexual assault http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/152126210/Lburg-man-arrested-for-sexual-assault Roger Dale Manning, Jr., 23, of Lewisburg, was arrested Feb. 24, 2015, for first degree sexual abuse. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 12:16:41 EST Summer wasn’t just for fun while growing up in the 1940s http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion_columns/152122645/Summer-wasnt-just-for-fun-while-growing-up-in-the-1940s Home Economics girls in the 1940s had to carry out a “Summer Project” for their grade to be complete. Perhaps this was required to teach that “a woman's work is never done,” regardless of summer vacation or... Mon, 2 Mar 2015 11:51:41 EST The lobbyists at your dinner party http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/152123747/The-lobbyists-at-your-dinner-party Remember the old food pyramid?Until “MyPlate” replaced it a few years ago, the U.S. government's official dietary advice for Americans fit neatly into that triangle. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 11:01:41 EST SB 76: Helping schools guide our youth http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/152123679/SB-76:-Helping-schools-guide-our-youth Clearly, any transgender student deserves all the protection and care to which any other student is entitled, but breeching the right of privacy of all other students in restrooms, locker rooms and shower rooms to satisfy that particular... Mon, 2 Mar 2015 10:56:48 EST Free-market ‘Bizarro’ attacks company’s property rights during beer-policy debate http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/152123573/Free-market-Bizarro-attacks-companys-property-rights-during-beer-policy-debate One legislator said the beer distribution policy debate that recently brewed and boiled in the Kentucky House reminded him of comic-book episodes featuring Bizarro, the super villain who appeared as the antithesis of DC Comics' Superman in the... Mon, 2 Mar 2015 10:56:47 EST Logan County Jail Report http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/152122755/Logan-County-Jail-Report Beard, Lias A.- 02/20/2015- serving bench warrant for court bond: 0 Mon, 2 Mar 2015 09:56:41 EST Panthers in Region 4 Tournament http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/152119232/Panthers-in-Region-4-Tournament All four teams in Friday's District 13 Championship games, Russellville Panthers, Logan County Cougars and Lady Cougars, and the Franklin-Simpson Lady Wildcats, will all have at least one more game this season. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 20:36:41 EST LCHS Cougars in Region 4 tourney http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/152119145/LCHS-Cougars-in-Region-4-tourney The Logan County Cougars, as District 13 Champs, will play District 15 runner-up Barren County Trojans on Wednesday, March 4 at 6 p.m. in the opening round of the 2015 4th Region Boys Basketball Tournament. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 20:31:41 EST Lady Cougars in Region 4 http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/152119054/Lady-Cougars-in-Region-4 The Logan County Lady Cougars will face the Cumberland County Lady Panthers in the opening round of the 2015 4th Region Girls Basketball Tournament the week of March 2-8. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 20:21:42 EST Cougars win District 13 in thriller http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/152118730/Cougars-win-District-13-in-thriller In was a tale of two cities from the same county in a different county on the same court, in Friday night's third “Clash of the Cats” this season. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 19:56:42 EST Lady Cougars win District 13 http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/152118529/Lady-Cougars-win-District-13 The Logan County High School Lady Cougars won their second consecutive District 13 title on Friday night with their 42-41 win over the Franklin-Simpson Lady Wildcats. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 19:36:41 EST Barrow Eye Center moves to new location Monday http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/152071099/Barrow-Eye-Center-moves-to-new-location-Monday Jon and Dr. Darla Barrow will be working this weekend moving into their new office in preparation for opening Monday, March 2. The Barrow Eye Center is moving from East Fourth Street in Russellville, where it has operated since the Barrows opened in... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 11:46:42 EST Logan County News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/152057369/Logan-County-News Hello again from historic Peach Blossom Hall overlooking downtown Russellville, the county seat, in Logan County, Kentucky. One of the most unique towns and counties in the commonwealth. A place of gracious ladies, highly intelligent men and lots of... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 16:36:42 EST Schochoh News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/152057315/Schochoh-News Greetings from Schochoh! Hope ya'll have had a great week. I think we all have had our fill of snow this week, but I still get a little excited about the idea of snow in the forcast! There was a large farm equipment auction this past weekend and... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 16:36:41 EST Going off the rails http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/152054614/Going-off-the-rails When 27 CSX tanker cars loaded with fracked North Dakota crude tumbled onto a West Virginia riverbank on President's Day, the ensuing fireballs leveled a house and forced hundreds of people to flee amid a heavy snowstorm. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:21:42 EST