News Democrat Leader- RSS news Feed http://newsdemocratleader.com/section/news http://newsdemocratleader.com/section/news Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:00:01 EST 1800 Robbery at Lewisburg Bank http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/50421721/Robbery-at-Lewisburg-Bank An armed older man walked into the Lewisburg Banking Company in Lewisburg this morning and robbed the branch. The suspect was later apprehended in Russellville. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:59:08 EST Robbery at Lewisburg Bank http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-news/50416395/Robbery-at-Lewisburg-Bank An armed older man walked into the Lewisburg Banking Company in Lewisburg this morning and robbed the branch. The suspect was later apprehended in Russellville. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:41:13 EST Kentucky’s unemployment rate stays at 7.4 percent http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50400068/Kentuckys-unemployment-rate-stays-at-7.4-percent Kentucky's seasonally adjusted preliminary unemployment rate for July 2014 was unchanged from the revised 7.4 percent in June 2014, according to the Office of Employment and Training (OET), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce... Tue, 26 Aug 2014 12:23:08 EST Russellville School System purchases two additional AEDs http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/50398889/Russellville-School-System-purchases-two-additional-AEDs The Russellville City School System recently purchased two Automated External Defibrillators (AED) through the Logan County Ambulance Service. An AED is a medical device that analyzes the heart's rhythm and if necessary, delivers an electrical... Tue, 26 Aug 2014 10:24:08 EST Auburn Senior Center offers exercise class for those with arthritis http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/50399896/Auburn-Senior-Center-offers-exercise-class-for-those-with-arthritis The Auburn Senior Center in connection Cheryl Kerchenski, director of the Russellville Senior Center will be holding an Arthritis Foundation Exercise Class at the Auburn Senior Center, 160 Wrenwood Drive on Tuesdays and Thursdays, Sept. 2 through Oct. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 13:45:11 EST Schools work to battle the heat http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/50400130/Schools-work-to-battle-the-heat Last week as temperatures were climbing into the high 90s and the heat index was at or over 100, Logan County schools superintendent Dr. Kevin Hub made sure that his students and bus drivers had a bit of relief. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 13:40:07 EST Hosting a yard sale? http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news_agricultural/50399866/Hosting-a-yard-sale Yard sale season has arrived. If you are considering hosting a yard sale, consider the following tips to make your sale a success: Mon, 25 Aug 2014 12:13:18 EST Six from LCHS partipate as Governor’s Scholars http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news_education/50399740/Six-from-LCHS-partipate-as-Governors-Scholars Logan County High School students Madison Alvis, Ashley Binkley, Kelsey Coleman, Sarah Edgar, Maegann Hardison, and Chandler Larson participated in the 2014 Governor's Scholars Program this summer. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 12:09:13 EST Perfect weather conditions portend a great dove season http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle/50399193/Perfect-weather-conditions-portend-a-great-dove-season The diminishing daylight hours, foggy mornings and slightly different angle of the daytime sun informs hunters the best time of year is upon us. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 11:39:10 EST 100 pound watermelon http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle/50398342/100-pound-watermelon Doug Steenbergen grew this 100 pound watermelon in his garden in the north end of Logan County. He plans to share it with his daughter Cass Whitescarver and his grandchildren Camille and Chloe. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 11:07:10 EST Reminders for Labor Day boating safety http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle/50397705/Reminders-for-Labor-Day-boating-safety The Labor Day weekend is the last hurrah of the boating season. Boaters, kayakers and canoeists will swarm waters all over Kentucky during the holiday weekend, squeezing the last bit of fun out of what many consider the last weekend of... Mon, 25 Aug 2014 10:20:08 EST Easton Corbin gives free ‘thank you’ concert http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/50363584/Easton-Corbin-gives-free-thank-you-concert Country music artist and former National FFA Organization (FFA) member Easton Corbin is helping RAM Truck Brand and the Freeland Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram dealership thank the Logan County FFA chapter and their friends and family for participating in a... Mon, 25 Aug 2014 09:07:13 EST Logan County Jail Report http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50383501/Logan-County-Jail-Report Ballard, Steven J.- 08/14/2014- operating on suspended/revoked operators bond: $1,500- fail of owner to maintain req ins/securi bond: 0 Sat, 23 Aug 2014 14:16:18 EST Logan boy has supreme champion lamb http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news_agricultural/50384428/Logan-boy-has-supreme-champion-lamb Jackson Campbell of Logan County FFA is honored for showing the supreme champion market lamb at the 2014 Kentucky State Fair during the 4-H/FFA Sale of Champions on Aug. 21 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville. Jackson's lamb brought... Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:05:16 EST C2G program comes to LCHS http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news_education/50367156/C2G-program-comes-to-LCHS When Logan County High School opened its doors this school year, principal Casey Jaynes and staff already had some good ideas in place. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:16:23 EST Logan school board keeps taxes level http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50318523/Logan-school-board-keeps-taxes-level Last week the Logan County School Board held its first meeting with new superintendent Dr. Kevin Hub and took care of some much needed business. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 12:40:10 EST (No heading) http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50366270/ The Adairville city council voted this week to go ahead and proceed with plans for a new municipal building which will eventually replace both the existing fire hall and city hall. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 12:26:09 EST (No heading) http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50367107/ Thank you Lord for the much needed rain. It was so wonderful seeing the rain pour down and knowing that the plants, grass and flowers were being nourished. God is good! Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:15:13 EST Six down, four more to go http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/50365897/Six-down-four-more-to-go In December of 2012, the Russellville Lion's Club, along with contributions from individuals, began working on a project of restoring windows at the Logan County Archives building. The archives serves as home to a great deal of the... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:13:08 EST Russellville receives $100K from ‘Safe Routes to School’ program for sidewalks http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/50366379/Russellville-receives-$100K-from-Safe-Routes-to-School-program-for-sidewalks The City of Russellville recently received $100,000 for renovating sidewalks as part of the “Safe Routes to School” program enabling children to safely walk or ride their bikes to school. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:42:07 EST