News Democrat Leader- RSS Feed http://newsdemocratleader.com/ http://newsdemocratleader.com/ Sun, 29 Mar 2015 18:05:28 EST 1800 Antioch News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/152565112/Antioch-News Greetings from The Antioch Community. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:06:41 EST Availability of Logan County emergency food & shelter funds http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/152563921/Availability-of-Logan-County-emergency-food--shelter-funds Logan County has been selected to receive an award of $11,533 in Federal Funds through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/Federal Emergency Management Agency under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program to supplement emergency... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:01:42 EST Logan County News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/152584105/Logan-County-News Hello again from Logan County, Kentucky. One of the most beautiful and historic counties in our great state. A great place to raise a family, go to church, retire and live a long and wonderful life. A place that I call home. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:36:40 EST KTC: Bypass could open by end of 2017 http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/152582924/KTC:-Bypass-could-open-by-end-of-2017 The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet told the NDL this week that the opening of the Southern Russellville Bypass will not likely take place until late 2017. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:51:41 EST Task Force warns of crystal meth in Logan and surrounding areas http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/152579015/Task-Force-warns-of-crystal-meth-in-Logan-and-surrounding-areas There is a high amount of crystal methamphetamine coming into Logan County and surrounding areas and authorities are on high alert trying to make sure the drug, which is coming out of Mexico, doesn't end up in epidemic proportions. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:06:44 EST New venue open in R’ville http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/152581831/New-venue-open-in-Rville There is a new venue open in Russellville that is actually featuring the “old,” as in historic, called The Loft, located on East Fourth Street. This beautifully decorated establishment is the prayer answered of Lisa Haley-Miller, whose... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:06:41 EST Gov. Beshear calls legislative session a remarkable success http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/152581637/Gov.-Beshear-calls-legislative-session-a-remarkable-success Despite snow days that interrupted legislative action in February and March, Gov. Steve Beshear declared this legislative session a success for producing meaningful legislation for strengthening Kentucky's families, particularly with bills aimed... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:01:44 EST Kentucky’s jobless rate drops to 5.2 percent http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/152580435/Kentuckys-jobless-rate-drops-to-5.2-percent Kentucky's seasonally adjusted preliminary February 2015 unemployment rate plunged to 5.2 percent, the lowest rate since November 2004, and remained below the national rate, according to the Office of Employment and Training (OET), an agency of... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 12:11:41 EST Gregory making many changes at the jail http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/152579462/Gregory-making-many-changes-at-the-jail Phil Gregory has been serving as Logan County's jailer for the past few months, and has been making many changes at the county's detention center since he took office in January. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 12:06:41 EST Researchers find pesky lawn weeds good for pollinators http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news_agricultural/152474164/Researchers-find-pesky-lawn-weeds-good-for-pollinators For many homeowners, dandelions and white clover are nothing more than a nuisance, but University of Kentucky entomology researchers have found they are a welcome presence to many pollinator species. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:56:43 EST A magical evening for Logan County moms and sons http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news_education/152579477/A-magical-evening-for-Logan-County-moms-and-sons The evening of March 10th brought lots of smiles for moms and sons at the Family Resource Youth Service Center's second annual Mother/Son Date Night. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:41:43 EST Collecting bears for a good cause http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news_education/152579378/Collecting-bears-for-a-good-cause The Stevenson Elementary K-Kids are sponsoring a Teddy Bear Round-up. This program, which runs through March 31, will benefit children served through our local Department of Protection and Permanency. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:36:41 EST Can you type? http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/152578741/Can-you-type Do you have a little leisure time? Desire to help your community? Want to work at home or with a fun group? Then the Logan County Archives has just the job for you. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:26:43 EST Russellville earns NCA CASI accreditation http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news_education/152579076/Russellville-earns-NCA-CASI-accreditation Principal, Kim McDaniel announced today that Russellville Junior/Senior High School earned accreditation from the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA CASI), an accreditation division of AdvancED. This... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:26:41 EST Community Ed offering two classes http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news_education/152578945/Community-Ed-offering-two-classes Community Education will be offering a pair of classes this spring for anyone in Russellville or Logan County that wants to take part. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:16:43 EST Five elections that mattered for conservatism http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/152578867/Five-elections-that-mattered-for-conservatism In 1970, a young conservative who once played professional football and served as an aid to California governor Ronald Reagan was elected in an upstate New York congressional district. He was a different kind of Republican from New York. Neither the... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:16:42 EST Saving tax dollars by treading more lightly http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/152578807/Saving-tax-dollars-by-treading-more-lightly I can't easily reduce my own footprint on the planet in some of the ways that I'd like. Sure, I can walk and take the bus instead of driving some of the time, and I can turn off the lights when I leave a room. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:16:41 EST Governing by crisis isn’t governing at all http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/152578551/Governing-by-crisis-isnt-governing-at-all After Congress came a hair's breadth from shutting down the Department of Homeland Security a few weeks ago, members of the leadership tried to reassure the American people. “We're certainly not going to shut down the government or... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:06:41 EST Have we lost our genuine love? http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle-religion/152578270/Have-we-lost-our-genuine-love Consider the status of the modern church. It seems that the most vocal of Christian leadership follow the same playbook. Within the modern church we find money. I'm not particularly referring to the charlatans on TV with their... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:51:40 EST If Paul came back http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle-religion/152578151/If-Paul-came-back If the great apostle Paul came back to this earth today, what would he think of the spiritual condition of our world? First of all he might notice all the division, with literally hundreds, if not thousands of different denominations. We cannot be... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:46:41 EST