News Democrat Leader- RSS Feed http://newsdemocratleader.com/ http://newsdemocratleader.com/ Sun, 3 May 2015 16:22:11 EST 1800 Russellville declines state offer for land http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/153226656/Russellville-declines-state-offer-for-land The Russellville Independent school district is facing condemnation on the 5.2 acres of land which is wanted by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet for the completion of the Southern Bypass project. Fri, 1 May 2015 11:01:41 EST Spa News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/153211554/Spa-News Saturday, April 25 was the day chosen as 'The Tom Webb Gospel Music Reunion,” and it was at First general Baptist Church. I didn't try to count, however, it was a good sized crowd and several of those from earlier groups. Several... Thu, 30 Apr 2015 14:46:41 EST Becoming Positive http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/153211413/Becoming-Positive Last year the brother of a dear friend of mine died unexpectedly. He was beloved not only by his family and friends but in the county and community he served. He had an impressive resume as a professional auctioneer, raising thousands of dollars for... Thu, 30 Apr 2015 14:41:41 EST Logan County Grand Jury Indictments http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/153209573/Logan-County-Grand-Jury-Indictments The Logan County Grand Jury met in session on the 17th day of April, 2015 and returned into open court indictments against the following individuals: Thu, 30 Apr 2015 13:46:41 EST USDA Rural Development offering housing funds for very-low and low-income families in rural Kentucky communities http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/153209125/USDA-Rural-Development-offering-housing-funds-for-very-low-and-low-income-families-in-rural-Kentucky-communities USDA Rural Development State Director Tom Fern has announced the availability of federal funds for housing loans and that applications are being accepted for the low- and very-low income citizens in rural Kentucky. Thu, 30 Apr 2015 13:36:41 EST Inmates to grow own vegetables http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/153229110/Inmates-to-grow-own-vegetables Inmates will be growing their own vegetables soon as a garden has been tilled and is ready for planting. Thu, 30 Apr 2015 12:16:41 EST Airport to extend runway by 500 feet http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/153225713/Airport-to-extend-runway-by-500-feet Soon, thanks to several players, the Russellville-Logan County Airport will be extending its runway by 500 feet bringing its length to 4,500, opening up opportunities for larger aircraft and bringing with it economic growth. Thu, 30 Apr 2015 11:51:42 EST Bruni, Matthews named assistant principals at Adairville, Olmstead http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/153227940/Bruni-Matthews-named-assistant-principals-at-Adairville-Olmstead The Logan County school district announced two new assistant principals this week. Thu, 30 Apr 2015 11:41:41 EST Two arrested following Lewisburg burglary http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/153226662/Two-arrested-following-Lewisburg-burglary The Logan County Sheriff's Department solved a Lewisburg burglary case this week and sent two people to jail in the process. Thu, 30 Apr 2015 11:01:41 EST Daniel leads nation in 3-point percentage http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/153225787/Daniel-leads-nation-in-3-point-percentage Former Russellville High School basketball standout Nakia Daniel recently finished up a very successful college season, which saw her top the nation in her division in 3-point shooting. Thu, 30 Apr 2015 10:26:45 EST Fourty years and still getting flipped http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/153203745/Fourty-years-and-still-getting-flipped After 40 years people are still flashing me the finger. No, no… it's not that finger. It's the more endearing one. The first finger on the hand, as opposed to the second - unless you're one of those who count the thumb as a... Thu, 30 Apr 2015 10:21:41 EST Money and Politics: We need change now! http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/153225336/Money-and-Politics:-We-need-change-now I've seen a lot over my decades in politics, and not much alarms me. But I have to be blunt: Money is poisoning our political system. Thu, 30 Apr 2015 10:11:43 EST Courting for marriage: Left tries to woo Supreme Court of the United States http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/153225299/Courting-for-marriage:-Left-tries-to-woo-Supreme-Court-of-the-United-States Thousands of years of human history cannot be overruled by three hours of debate before nine imperfect people. But this week that is the best liberals can hope for in the race to upend nature's law — and nature's God. Outside the... Thu, 30 Apr 2015 10:11:41 EST Adairville News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/153224735/Adairville-News Spring continues to tease with us. Just when we think warm weather is here, another cold front comes knocking at the door. I do enjoy seeing everyone out working in their yards trying to rid it of the damage left from the hard winter. Thu, 30 Apr 2015 09:41:42 EST Lake Malone News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/153224684/Lake-Malone-News For you people who have never lived on Lake Malone, I will describe to you what it is like after the “RAINS OF 2015”! Yes, we had many. I know those of you who do live here and read my column can really relate to everything I write so if... Thu, 30 Apr 2015 09:36:41 EST Drug arrests up in Logan County http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/153223898/Drug-arrests-up-in-Logan-County Magistrate Dickie Carter wants Logan County to declare a war on drugs. He says there are too many of the community's youth that are falling victim to this epidemic and although he has no ideas how to do so, he thinks something should be... Thu, 30 Apr 2015 09:31:43 EST Schochoh News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/153224632/Schochoh-News Greetings from Schochoh! Hope everyone is having a great week! May is here and a lot is going on in Schochoh this month. Townsend Grove Baptist Church will be having a “Youth Day” on Sunday May 3. Following the morning message there will... Thu, 30 Apr 2015 09:31:42 EST Logan County News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/153224599/Logan-County-News Its' May 1 or “May Day” in much of the world. When I was in elementary school I remember we celebrated the event every year by walking or dancing around the May Pole. There were lots of fresh flowers, we sang songs and usually... Thu, 30 Apr 2015 09:31:41 EST Deputy Lyons diverts fleeing suspect from school zone http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/153224913/Deputy-Lyons-diverts-fleeing-suspect-from-school-zone A high speed chase into a school zone ended with one man being arrested and no one being hurt, thanks to the skills of a Logan County Sheriff's Deputy. Thu, 30 Apr 2015 09:26:43 EST Carter suggests ordinance regulating cleanup of property http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/153224436/Carter-suggests-ordinance-regulating-cleanup-of-property Two weeks ago, Dickie Carter said he wanted to start an initiative to clean up the county. The first district magistrate said he wanted the citizens to help their neighbors if there were cleaning to be done. One of the main problems magistrate Carter... Thu, 30 Apr 2015 09:26:42 EST