News Democrat Leader- RSS NEWS Feed http://newsdemocratleader.com/section/NEWS http://newsdemocratleader.com/section/NEWS Sat, 30 Aug 2014 22:58:35 EST 1800 Logan County Jail Report http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50451207/Logan-County-Jail-Report Anderson, Shannon M.- 08/27/2014- violation of Kentucky E.P.O./D.V.O. bond: 0 Sat, 30 Aug 2014 13:40:08 EST Westerfield named Legislator of the Year http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50455007/Westerfield-named-Legislator-of-the-Year Third District State Senator Whitney Westerfield (R-Hopkinsville) was selected as the 2014 Legislator of the Year by the Kentucky County Attorney Association (KCAA) at the annual Prosecutors Conference in Lexington. The award was made by Christian... Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:27:13 EST RHS looking into new sports http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50452367/RHS-looking-into-new-sports Russellville High School will be starting a series of meetings this week to gauge interest in three possible new sports that the athletic department may begin offering in the future. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:31:35 EST Change http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle-religion/50437931/Change Change is inevitable. It is the only constant. Each day moves us forward through the seasons – from the cold of winter to springtime's flowers – to summer's play and autumn's leaves. The cycle then repeats itself, but it... Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:37:16 EST RPD arrest two for bad checks http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50450394/RPD-arrest-two-for-bad-checks On Monday, Aug. 18, the Russellville Police Department was dispatched to the Auburn Bank branch after receiving a call that an unruly man was attempting to cash a fraudulent check. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:59:06 EST RPD to conduct safety checkpoints http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50450250/RPD-to-conduct-safety-checkpoints The Russellville Police Department will be increasing the safety of the motoring public through sobriety checkpoints over the Labor Day weekend. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:52:06 EST EPB to offer state’s fastest home internet http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50447931/EPB-to-offer-states-fastest-home-internet Starting next week, residents of Russellville will be the first in the state to have access to 1GB internet as the Electric Plant Board Smartnet will begin offering that service. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:43:11 EST Taxing Districts sets rates, county acknowledges http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/50447964/Taxing-Districts-sets-rates-county-acknowledges Three taxing districts presented their 2014 tax rates at the Tuesday, Aug. 26 Logan County Fiscal Court meeting as part of a new requirement bringing them to the largest county meeting to present the rates. Although the Logan County Fiscal Court has... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:11:08 EST Adult Ed presents skills testing program to county http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/50446749/Adult-Ed-presents-skills-testing-program-to-county Sheryl Markham, coordinator with Logan County Adult Education, attended Tuesday's Logan County Fiscal Court meeting to talk about the the Talent Assessment Program and the Test for Adult Basic Education (TABE). Before delving into the program,... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:10:11 EST Lake Malone News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50448422/Lake-Malone-News It is early at the lake and all is quiet. Yesterday, I saw the most beautiful ballet show on the water that I have ever seen since I have been here. There was the average “in board” motor boat flying through the water and on the back were... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:01:17 EST Adairville News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50448378/Adairville-News The Adairville Baptist Church is sponsoring a blood drive on Friday, September 5th from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. It takes at least 15 donors for the Red Cross to justify having a blood drive in any given area. Last year Adairville only produced 3... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:59:14 EST Auburn News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50448348/Auburn-News Hello Auburn, get your September calendar out. Those of you who have arthritis may be able to find relief from pain and stiffness through the Arthritis Foundation Exercise Class at the Senior Citizens Center, beginning next Tuesday. The class will be... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:58:04 EST Logan County News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50448329/Logan-County-News Hello my friends in Logan County, many counties throughout Kentucky and some 27 other states. I am pleased that the community columnists for the paper help keep so many people informed. Without this paper hundreds of transplanted Logan Countians would... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:56:12 EST Antioch http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community_news/50448215/Antioch Greetings from The Antioch Community.Bro. Rob Johnson preached for us Sunday morning in the absense of our Pastor. We were glad to have him.Tammy Sears did the special Sunday morning. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:46:14 EST The enemies attack http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle-religion/50448171/The-enemies-attack Matthew 4:1-11 Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:44:25 EST 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