News Democrat Leader- RSS NEWS Feed http://newsdemocratleader.com/section/NEWS http://newsdemocratleader.com/section/NEWS Fri, 19 Sep 2014 02:52:31 EST 1800 Sheriff Whittaker warns of scam http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/50686855/Sheriff-Whittaker-warns-of-scam Logan County Sheriff Wallace Whittaker is warning residents of an apparent phone scam that is making the rounds in and around Logan County. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:57:06 EST Adairville News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50686363/Adairville-News Anyone planning on going to the Finding Favour concert tonight, it has been cancelled due to sickness of one of the members. They tried to find another group but were unable to get anyone on such a short notice. Bro. Brent Johnson and the church are... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:29:11 EST Arrest made in year-long stolen property case http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/50684255/Arrest-made-in-year-long-stolen-property-case On Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2013, at approximately 2:45 p.m., a red 2009 Kawasaki Four wheeler was reported stolen tot he Logan County Sheriff's Department from a residence on Rector Avenue in Auburn. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:25:07 EST Mock disaster drill held in Logan, preparing for real emergency http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/50684476/Mock-disaster-drill-held-in-Logan-preparing-for-real-emergency Logan County's Emergency Management along with Logan Memorial Hospital partnered with other emergency agencies to hold a mock disaster drill Wednesday, Sept. 17. The drill is to better prepare emergency agencies such as fire, police, ambulance... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:23:08 EST RHS competes in first academic match http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news_education/50685532/RHS-competes-in-first-academic-match The Russellville High School Academic Team had their first meet of the season on Monday night, playing Owensboro Catholic and Madisonville North Hopkins in Pennyrile Academic Association league play in Madisonville. In Mathematics, Wesley Stratton... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 12:36:19 EST LCHS Marching Cougars to host band show Saturday, Sept. 20 http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/50685331/LCHS-Marching-Cougars-to-host-band-show-Saturday-Sept.-20 The Logan County High School Band is growing in numbers (74), along with growing in accomplishments as the group has taken two Reserve Grand Championships this season so far. With only four more shows until regionals, the LCHS Marching Cougars are a... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 12:35:10 EST Antioch News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50684574/Antioch-News Greetings from The Antioch Community. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:21:09 EST Looking into a Mirror http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle-religion/50684206/Looking-into-a-Mirror You must understand this, my beloved: let everyone be quick to listen, slow to speak, slow to anger; for your anger does not produce God's righteousness.(James 1:19-20) Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:01:22 EST God is Able http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle-religion/50684163/God-is-Able Often we do not comprehend the power of God or recognize his workings. His plan for mankind was foreordained even before the foundation of the world. (Eph.1) God is fully capable of carrying out his plan and uses man as a tool to accomplish his... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 10:59:06 EST Three arrested on separate drug busts, one at large http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/50683833/Three-arrested-on-separate-drug-busts-one-at-large Three individuals have been arrested on drug related charges within a five day period in Logan County by the Logan County Sheriff's Department and the South Central Kentucky Drug Task Force. One is wanted and suspected to be in... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 10:09:11 EST Auburn Autumn Days Saturday, Sept. 20 http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/50683551/Auburn-Autumn-Days-Saturday-Sept.-20 As the weather starts to turn cooler, visions of fall festivals begin taking the place of summer events. Logan County has a plethora of fall festivities including the annual Auburn Autumn Days. The Auburn Tourism's Auburn Autumn Days is... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:47:14 EST Logan County News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50682833/Logan-County-News Hello again from the independent county of Logan located in the heart of southwestern Kentucky. Thank you Don Neagle for allowing me to do the radio show on WRUS last Friday from the confines of Peach Blossom Hall in the heart of Russellville. I do... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:43:13 EST Quilt Challenge winner to be selected by public vote http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle/50683132/Quilt-Challenge-winner-to-be-selected-by-public-vote Kentucky Artisans at the Saddle Factory invites the public to help select the winner of the Kentucky Artisans' 2014 Quilt Challenge. Judging will take place from Sept. 19-Oct. 4 at the Saddle Factory Museum located at 321 East 4th Street,... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:37:11 EST Garden connects community through ethnic food ways http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle/50683235/Garden-connects-community-through-ethnic-food-ways On Wednesday, October 15, 2014, at 4 p.m., the Logan County Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon cutting ceremony for Russellville Urban Gardening Project Inc., (RUGP) which manages a community/youth garden located at 594 East 5th Street in... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:36:11 EST Conservation District state cost share program announced http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news_agricultural/50670361/Conservation-District-state-cost-share-program-announced The Logan County Conservation Districts will be accepting requests for cost share funding under the Kentucky Soil Erosion and Water Quality Cost Share Program through September 30, 2014. Applications received after this date will be held until the... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 11:34:11 EST High Attendance Day Thursday, September 18, emphasizes importance of class time for Kentucky students http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news_education/50652790/High-Attendance-Day-Thursday-September-18-emphasizes-importance-of-class-time-for-Kentucky-students Karen Kirby, Director of Pupil Personnel for Fleming County Schools, says “For students to learn and achieve at a high level, they have to be in class.” Ford, the current president of the Kentucky Directors of Pupil Personnel, added... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:09:18 EST Governor signs bills supporting farmers, food banks http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50640051/Governor-signs-bills-supporting-farmers-food-banks On Monday, Governor Steve Beshear joined state officials and community leaders to recognize two bills that support the state's farm families and food banks. In particular, the budget bill provided funding for the Farms to Food Banks initiative. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:12:12 EST Logan unemployment remains among lowest http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50639862/Logan-unemployment-remains-among-lowest Logan County continued to have one of the lowest unemployment rates in the region and the state as a whole, according to the most recent statistics released by the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and... Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:03:13 EST ‘Crime Scene’ inspires Russellville Junior High School students to read http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/50639171/Crime-Scene-inspires-Russellville-Junior-High-School-students-to-read Two years ago, Mrs. Lauren Fynboe's classroom at Russellville Junior High School was the stage for a lovely wedding. The marriage of Subject and Predicate, complete with flowers and wedding cake, left a lasting impression on... Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:34:12 EST Goody’s gives back to Logan with ‘30 Days of Giving’ to local humane society http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50635697/Goodys-gives-back-to-Logan-with-30-Days-of-Giving-to-local-humane-society Goody's is launching its fall “30 Days of Giving” campaign. All Goody's customers who visit the Russellville store between Sept. 12-Oct. 12, will be invited to donate to the Logan County Humane Society, a valued organization in... Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:31:09 EST