News Democrat Leader- RSS NEWS Feed http://newsdemocratleader.com/section/NEWS http://newsdemocratleader.com/section/NEWS Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:19:33 EST 1800 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 Students participate in Progressive Ag ‘Safety Day’ http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/50636626/Students-participate-in-Progressive-Ag-Safety-Day A little over 350 fourth grade students from each of the county's elementary schools, along with students from Stevenson Elementary took part in the annual Progressive Ag “Safety Day” held Sept. 11 all day at the Logan County... Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:30:04 EST Cash Express in Russellville honors emergency service workers http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50637418/Cash-Express-in-Russellville-honors-emergency-service-workers On Sept. 10th, employees from the Cash Express store in Russellville delivered cakes to the police station, sheriff's office, fire department and EMS technicians, as well as the court house in Russellville and Logan County. The business has done... Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:27:12 EST Logan Memorial Relay for Life Team hosting Glow Run/Walk http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50637126/Logan-Memorial-Relay-for-Life-Team-hosting-Glow-Run/Walk Logan Memorial Hospital (LMH) is excited to announce it is hosting a 5K Glow Run/Walk on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, starting at 6:30 p.m. to benefit Relay for Life. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:27:10 EST New youth choir being formed by Arts Council http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50637510/New-youth-choir-being-formed-by-Arts-Council After holding an informational meeting last week, the Russellville Arts Council will be starting up a new choir for children in Russellville and Logan County. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:26:16 EST Adopt-a-Highway groups ready to ‘fall sweep’ roadsides http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50636412/Adopt-a-Highway-groups-ready-to-fall-sweep-roadsides Volunteers will be out in force next week to “fall sweep” Kentucky highways. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) announced today that Sept. 15-21 is Adopt-a-Highway Fall Sweep Week. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:06:18 EST Logan County Jail Report http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50635169/Logan-County-Jail-Report Arnold, Jakita L.- 09/04/2014- Bond: $143Beard, Stacy Devon- 09/10/2014- violation of Kentucky E.P.O./D.V.O. Bond: 0 Mon, 15 Sep 2014 10:08:18 EST Contest takes it to the (piggy) bank http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news_agricultural/50635109/Contest-takes-it-to-the-(piggy)-bank It's time for Kentucky's young people to exercise their financial creativity by entering the Piggy Bank Design Contest. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:34:11 EST 25th Sears Reunion http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle/50635040/25th-Sears-Reunion The 25th Sears Reunion was held Sunday, September 7, 2014 at the Sharon Grove Community Room at the Sharon Grove Volunteer Fire Department. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:29:11 EST Doorway into Thanks http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle-religion/50595194/Doorway-into-Thanks The beauty of our world is so abundant that we don't need to search far to find something for which to be thankful. Many say a prayer of thanksgiving before eating a meal, and there are multiple other moments when if you stop, look, and listen,... Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:49:16 EST Migrant Program helps county’s farm worker http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/50605752/Migrant-Program-helps-countys-farm-worker For years now, Logan County School System is helping to educate young migrant workers on the county's many farms thanks to the federal Migrant Education Program. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:58:18 EST Three more arrested on marijuana charges http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/50606754/Three-more-arrested-on-marijuana-charges The Logan County Sheriff's Department continued getting drugs off the streets by making another series of arrests this week - all involving marijuana. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:29:10 EST Logan County News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50606171/Logan-County-News Railroads have played a major role in the development of America for more than 150 years. The growth and progress can be shown with the expansion of the railroads north and south and then westward all the way to the Pacific Ocean. The term... Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:04:11 EST Head-on collision sends two to hospital http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50603205/Head-on-collision-sends-two-to-hospital On Sept. 9, 2014, at 2:11 p.m., the Logan County Sheriff's Department responded to a two vehicle accident around the 8000 block of Morgantown Road. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:12:18 EST Adairville News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50605008/Adairville-News Another City Wide Yard Sale has come and gone. Hope everyone got some great treasures and others purged their home of unwanted things. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:00:11 EST