News Democrat Leader- RSS NEWS Feed http://newsdemocratleader.com/section/NEWS http://newsdemocratleader.com/section/NEWS Mon, 30 Mar 2015 19:28:45 EST 1800 Logan County Jail Report http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/152606709/Logan-County-Jail-Report Ashley, Ryan- 03/20/2015- contempt of court, libel/slander, resist bond: $25,000 Mon, 30 Mar 2015 14:06:41 EST Russellville Ambassadors attend national conference http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news_education/152637545/Russellville-Ambassadors-attend-national-conference A team of Russellville Junior/Senior High School Ambassadors traveled to the National School Board Conference in Nashville on Sunday, March 22, in order to present a session on student leadership. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 12:31:41 EST Lewisburg School Honor Roll http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news_education/152637304/Lewisburg-School-Honor-Roll 4th Grade Honor Roll“A” Honor RollLandon BordersReagan ChristianBreanna Greenwood Mon, 30 Mar 2015 12:21:42 EST R’ville prepares for mowing season, asks that cemetery plots be cleared http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/152635849/Rville-prepares-for-mowing-season-asks-that-cemetery-plots-be-cleared Beginning on Monday, April 13 the Russellville City Parks Department will begin its mowing season. The city has numerous properties to mow and the season can last into the fall depending on the rain and weather. One of the most time consuming... Mon, 30 Mar 2015 12:16:41 EST RPD looking for info about ATV theft http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/152633159/RPD-looking-for-info-about-ATV-theft The Russellville Police Department is looking for information about an ATV theft that occurred after the victim was contacted through Facebook. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 12:11:42 EST Vehicle registration changes at clerk’s office offer more efficiency http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/152636611/Vehicle-registration-changes-at-clerks-office-offer-more-efficiency Changes are taking place at the Logan County Clerk's office involving vehicle registration, says clerk Scottie Harper.He is asking the public to have patience while the process is going on. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 12:01:41 EST Logan gets prelim approval for incentives http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/152636481/Logan-gets-prelim-approval-for-incentives Last week the Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority gave preliminary approval to Logan Aluminum for incentives regarding a possible expansion project. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 11:56:41 EST Spring has sprung, and thus follows bad weather http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/152635006/Spring-has-sprung-and-thus-follows-bad-weather With the spring in full bloom, sever weather is not far behind. The Logan County Emergency Management office wants to inform the public before it hits of the importance of following instructions in the case of dangerous spring weather such as... Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:36:41 EST 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