News Democrat Leader- RSS NEWS Feed http://newsdemocratleader.com/section/NEWS http://newsdemocratleader.com/section/NEWS Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:49:17 EST 1800 Logan unemployment drops lower http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/150363382/Logan-unemployment-drops-lower Unemployment in Logan County continued to drop according to the latest statistics released by the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet last week. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:59:04 EST ‘Do’s and Don’ts’ of general election http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/150363052/Dos-and-Donts-of-general-election Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is reminding voters of Election Day “Do's and Don'ts” in advance of Kentucky's General Election on Nov. 4. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:39:10 EST Stokes resigns as commissioner, takes over temporary management of East Logan Water http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/150361546/Stokes-resigns-as-commissioner-takes-over-temporary-management-of-East-Logan-Water East Logan Water Commissioner Bill Stokes announced his resignation Tuesday at the Logan County Fiscal Court meeting saying he would be taking over management of the water district until a replacement for C.K. and Jana Hanks could be found. The Hanks... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:28:10 EST Bob Holmes coming to schools and Crossroads church http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/local_features/150361864/Bob-Holmes-coming-to-schools-and-Crossroads-church Popular evangelist Bob Holmes will be speaking at the Russellville High School gymnasium at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 1 and on Sunday, Nov. 2 at 10:30 a.m. at the Crossroads Church. Bob travels around the country entertaining the youth, military,... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:47:04 EST McConnell stumps in R’ville http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/150333692/McConnell-stumps-in-Rville One of the most heated and nationally talked about races this election season has been the one for the Kentucky seat in the U.S. Senate currently held by Republican Mitch McConnell. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:38:13 EST Clerk reminds voters in R’ville to flip over their ballots http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/150361777/Clerk-reminds-voters-in-Rville-to-flip-over-their-ballots When citizens of the City of Russellville go to the voting booths on Tuesday, Nov. 4 Clerk Scotty Harper wants to remind them to pay special attention to the back of their ballots for the council race. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:16:05 EST Antioch News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/150360427/Antioch-News Greetings from The Antioch Community.Sorry that I missed last week, but I had to keep an appointment with my Doctor. Thanks to those who told me that they missed it. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:05:04 EST Halloween can be a dangerous night for children http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/150360363/Halloween-can-be-a-dangerous-night-for-children Nationally, twice as many kids are killed while walking on Halloween than on other days of the year. But with some simple precautions, kids can stay safe. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:59:16 EST Auburn man rearrested for indecent exposure http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/150359522/Auburn-man-rearrested-for-indecent-exposure Steven D. Hollars, a 24 year old male from 157 J Wilson Road in Auburn, was rearrested Oct. 28, 2014, and charged with indecent exposure first degree for allegedly exposing himself in the Dollar Store in Auburn. Hollars is being held on a $50,000... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:56:07 EST Journalism class receives inspirational gift http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news_education/150358953/Journalism-class-receives-inspirational-gift Mr. Jeff Jones called Mrs. Bonnie Hartley about two months ago and said, “I have some monies that I would like to give to the Journalism Class as a memorial to Don Beauchamp.” A call of this nature has never been received by Mrs. Hartley;... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:27:07 EST Olmstead Honor Roll http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news_education/150267606/Olmstead-Honor-Roll 4th gradeAll A'sGracie BordersRachel DezarnKinsey HayesKyndall McIntoshSophie MorrisIsadora PerezElizabeth Phelps Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:50:09 EST Share your stories of faith http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle-religion-news/150345101/Share-your-stories-of-faith Do you have a positive story of inspiration and good will you would love to share, one that will bring hope and encouragement to others? Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:05:08 EST Auburn Honor Roll http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news_education/150345279/Auburn-Honor-Roll 4th Grade - A Honor Roll:Jenna ColesConner CovingtonSarah HowardMalachi HumbleEmma JacksonMadison KempfMadison McCall Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:16:14 EST Ark of safety http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle-religion/150336474/Ark-of-safety In this troubled dangerous world, where can we possibly go for safety? In Genesis Chapter 6, we read how God looked upon man and saw that he did only evil and wickedness continually. This grieved God and he decided to destroy man, whom He had created,... Tue, 28 Oct 2014 16:57:16 EST The Message to the Church at Philadelphia http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle-religion/150336348/The-Message-to-the-Church-at-Philadelphia Revelation 3:7-11 Tue, 28 Oct 2014 16:54:16 EST Chandlers School honor roll http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news_education/150335165/Chandlers-School-honor-roll 4th grade All A'sAndrew DuncanTanna FulghamAvery HaleyChanning HuffinesKadin SwitzerBethany ThompsonThomas Warren Tue, 28 Oct 2014 16:11:07 EST Local offices to be decided on Election Day http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/150312590/Local-offices-to-be-decided-on-Election-Day Election day is just one week from today and this year there is going to be several local races on the ballot - including state representative and district judge. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 12:52:10 EST Lewisburg Honor Roll http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news_education/150312981/Lewisburg-Honor-Roll Lewisburg 4th Grade“A” Honor RollReagan ChristianBreanna GreenwoodKyle LutzBrock Repsher Mon, 27 Oct 2014 13:13:07 EST R’ville and Logan bands move on to semi-finals http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/150310260/Rville-and-Logan-bands-move-on-to-semi-finals Both the Russellville and Logan County high school marching bands advanced to the semi-finals on the state level last weekend. This is a very big accomplishment having competed in their scheduled seasons well enough to move on to the second highest... Mon, 27 Oct 2014 12:52:13 EST Logan County Jail Report http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/150309145/Logan-County-Jail-Report Bendlin, Tanya A.- 10/21/2014- speeding, 26 mph or > over limit bond: 0- reckless driving bond: $2,500- wanton endangerment-2nd degree bond: 0- operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc. .08 bond: 0-... Mon, 27 Oct 2014 11:50:13 EST