News Democrat Leader- RSS Feed http://newsdemocratleader.com/ http://newsdemocratleader.com/ Fri, 1 Aug 2014 00:10:34 EST 1800 Davenport Bridge project making changes to the landscape http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/50133054/Davenport-Bridge-project-making-changes-to-the-landscape A dangerous section of roadway on Hwy. 79 north is being straightened out a bit, changing a large portion of the landscape to make traveling in that area safer for school buses and others on the curved road. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Beshear celebrates opening of Custom Cooler Inc. in Elkton http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50134951/Beshear-celebrates-opening-of-Custom-Cooler-Inc.-in-Elkton Governor Steve Beshear joined company officials and local leaders to celebrate the opening of Custom Cooler Inc. in Todd County this week. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST School back in session http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/50131896/School-back-in-session Students began classes for a new school year on Wednesday in the Logan County School District and new superintendent Dr. Kevin Hub made a point to visit all six schools in the district to see what was happening on opening day. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Logan man charged with sexually abusing minor http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/50132505/Logan-man-charged-with-sexually-abusing-minor David L. Curtis, 56, was arrested Monday, July 7, 2014, on a charge of first degree sexual abuse. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Resurfacing on 68-80, speed limit temporally back to 55 mph http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/50133818/Resurfacing-on-68-80-speed-limit-temporally-back-to-55-mph If you've traveling between Auburn and Russellville lately you have noticed the orange cones cutting a four lane highway down to two lanes. This is due to a resurfacing project which has temporally lowered the speed limit of 65 mph to 55 mph. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Antioch http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion_columns/50133276/Antioch Greetings from The Antioch Community.The weather sure is nice and cool this morning. But we sure do need some rain. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Logan County http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion_columns/50133242/Logan-County Hello again from my home, historic Peach Blossom Hall, to yours. I appreciate your reading my column. Hopefully I will have some good information for you to read. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Adairville http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion_columns/50133223/Adairville Greetings from the south end of the county. Lisa White, principal at Stevenson Elementary, initiated a “Character Works” program about a year ago and the county implemented it for all of Logan County. Each month there is a character word... Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Looking for lost dog http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle/50132929/Looking-for-lost-dog This little fury friend got loose on July 29, 2014, from one of the local veterinarian's office. She was last seen close to Dairy Queen on Hopkinsville Road in Russellville. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Lake Malone http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion_columns/50133216/Lake-Malone Have you ever looked back over your life and wonder, “WHERE DID ALL THE TIME GO?” Well, it is July and I wonder where on earth did the summer go? Really! The old saying is, when July 4th rolls around, and then the year is half... Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Auburn http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion_columns/50133039/Auburn Salutations from Auburn and surrounding communities. This has been an exciting ten days in our county. Champion Pet Food brought us to the attention of Kentucky, Tennessee and the rest of the country. They “let it all out for the ground breaking... Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Two men arrested after burglary http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/50131892/Two-men-arrested-after-burglary Two men were arrested on Sunday, July 27 by the Russellville Police Department for breaking in the home of Jose Luis Ovando-Diaz of 518 East 1st Street. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Hillary Clinton’s real scandal is Honduras, not Benghazi http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/50132873/Hillary-Clintons-real-scandal-is-Honduras-not-Benghazi Is it too soon to predict who will be the next president of the United States? Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Spa http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion_columns/50133275/Spa Another new baby Anniston Grace Wright arrived Friday, July 11, 2014, at the Medical Center in Bowling Green. She weighed 8 pounds and 1 ounce and was 20 and a half inches long. Her parents are Wesley and Janet Barrow Wright. She has an older brother... Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Making the world safe for trust fund babies http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/50132761/Making-the-world-safe-for-trust-fund-babies Real wages have stagnated for decades. Homeownership rates are down. College debt is weighing down young people entering the workforce. Millions of low-wage workers eke by on a minimum wage of $7.25 an hour. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Expectations http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle-religion/50131344/Expectations Expectations are as common as bread on the table. We imagine what we want out of life for ourselves and others. We make plans and each new day is a step into that future. What will it be like? What would I like it to be? Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Lady Cougars striving for success http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-sports/50130832/Lady-Cougars-striving-for-success The Logan County Lady Cougar volleyball team has been hitting up the court this summer to prepare for the upcoming season. The Lady Cougars had a very successful season last year, and they are hopeful that they will have another season like... Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Stages http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle-religion/50131515/Stages Every hope and dream is released in stages s your maturity level increases. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST County Ambulance Service to get Lifepak heart monitor http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/50088723/County-Ambulance-Service-to-get-Lifepak-heart-monitor Logan County's Ambulance Service is expected to have another state-of-the-art Lifepak 12 heart monitor as soon as additional quotes come in at the first regularly scheduled meeting of the fiscal court in August. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Practice safety at the shooting range http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/outdoors/50088103/Practice-safety-at-the-shooting-range The cooler temperatures and lower humidity that spread across Kentucky recently made it feel more like early fall than the dog days of summer. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST