News Democrat Leader- RSS Feed http://newsdemocratleader.com/ http://newsdemocratleader.com/ Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:40:36 EST 1800 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 EPB to begin trimming trees http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50090561/EPB-to-begin-trimming-trees The Russellville Electric Plant Board is starting on a tree-trimming project to help make sure its customers have the best reliability possible. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Happy Feet program seeking funding http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50089836/Happy-Feet-program-seeking-funding The Russellville Rotary Foundation is starting up its fund drive for the upcoming school year and the Happy Feet = Learning Feet program, which gives free shoes to needy children. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST 2014 wheat harvest has mixed outcomes http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news_agricultural/50088760/2014-wheat-harvest-has-mixed-outcomes Mother Nature threw some curve balls to the wheat crop over the growing season. Now at harvest time, some growers are finding out their crop safely weathered the season, while others are discovering they struck out. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Excessive compensation can ruin a CEO’s judgment. http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/50088523/Excessive-compensation-can-ruin-a-CEOs-judgment. Narcissists don't happen to be particularly nice people. They preen. They grab. And they never ever really feel our pain. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Your huddled masses http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/50088339/Your-huddled-masses The recent news coverage about immigrants, and the predictable political remarks, has inspired me to write this column. As a state senator I certainly don't have any influence on the federal-level issue. I don't have a vote on border... Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Curse or cure? Online debate explores charter schools http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/50088304/Curse-or-cure-Online-debate-explores-charter-schools There are two kinds of ignorance: One is genuine unawareness; the other is willful. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST County contributes toward fresh produce program in Logan http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/50087542/County-contributes-toward-fresh-produce-program-in-Logan Leaders of three non-profit organizations came to the Tuesday, July 22 fiscal court meeting to educate magistrates about the “Feeding Americans: From Farm to Table” program. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Auburn traffic stop sends one to jail for drugs http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/50086956/Auburn-traffic-stop-sends-one-to-jail-for-drugs A routine traffic stop turned into a drug arrest for the Logan County Sheriff's Department Friday, July 25, 2014. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Wayne and Mary Katherine Powell celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/anniversaries/50086342/Wayne-and-Mary-Katherine-Powell-celebrate-their-50th-wedding-anniversary Wayne and Mary Katherine Powell celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on July 16, 2014. They were married in Russellville by Bro. L. C. Gray. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST 2014 Kentucky Artisans Quilt Challenge http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle/50086429/2014-Kentucky-Artisans-Quilt-Challenge Kentucky Artisans at the Saddle Factory is sponsoring a quilt challenge for all area quilters. Participants will be asked to incorporate a specific challenge fabric and a pre-determined design into the quilt. While those two requirements must be met,... Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Lady Cougars setting big goals http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-sports/50085409/Lady-Cougars-setting-big-goals The Logan County Lady Cougar soccer team has been working hard to get ready for the upcoming season. The Lady Cougars went to camp this summer and are expecting to have a great season. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST How easy we have it http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion_columns/50055113/How-easy-we-have-it We have so many kitchen aids today to help us with daily tasks. Just reach in a drawer and the job becomes easier. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Logan County Jail Report http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50068186/Logan-County-Jail-Report Ballard, Terry John- 07/17/2014- non-payment of fines bond: $1,064 Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Lake Malone http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion_columns/50058397/Lake-Malone Grab your coffee because I have a funny story to tell you. I am sure most of you out there have one just as funny but here goes. You see I have been talking about “washing the car” for a few WEEKS now. Did you get that…..talking... Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Scottish dancers coming to Logan County Fair http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50057842/Scottish-dancers-coming-to-Logan-County-Fair The Murphy family from Nashville, take Scottish Highland Dance from the Glengarry School of Highland Dance in Brentwood, Tenn., and will be performing next week at the Logan County Fair. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Judging others http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle-religion/50048438/Judging-others 3 The scribes and the Pharisees brought a woman who had been caught in adultery; and making her stand before all of them, 4 they said to him, “Teacher, this woman was caught in the very act of committing adultery. 5 Now in the law Moses... Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Champion Petfoods breaks ground for new industry http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/50056146/Champion-Petfoods-breaks-ground-for-new-industry Governor Steve Beshear joined company officials and community leaders in Logan County on Wednesday to break ground on Champion Petfoods' first U.S. kitchen. which is to be located in Auburn. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Hub excited to begin school year http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/50058004/Hub-excited-to-begin-school-year With students returning to class next week in Logan County, new superintendent Dr. Kevin Hub has been on the job for a little over three weeks now. And he is looking forward to starting the school year as the head of the district. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST County receives appreciation for being smoke/tobacco free http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50057147/County-receives-appreciation-for-being-smoke/tobacco-free Kathy Thweatt, Health Educator for the Logan County Health Department, presented the Logan County Fiscal Court Tuesday with a plaque of appreciation for promoting a smoke/tobacco free environment. The county went smoke/tobacco free less than a year... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST