News Democrat Leader- RSS NEWS Feed http://newsdemocratleader.com/section/NEWS http://newsdemocratleader.com/section/NEWS Thu, 5 Mar 2015 23:45:17 EST 1800 News-Democrat & Leader delivery delayed http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/152204957/News-Democrat--Leader-delivery-delayed Due to the snow and ice covering most of the roads in Russellville and Logan County, delivery of the Friday edition of the News-Democrat & Leader will be delayed. The newspaper should be available for purchase in racks and at local retailers by early... Thu, 5 Mar 2015 15:41:40 EST Schools close early in advance of storm http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/152198970/Schools-close-early-in-advance-of-storm Both the Logan County and Russellville school systems called off classes well in advance of the latest storm on Tuesday night, but even though students could have safely attended on Wednesday, both contend it was still the best... Thu, 5 Mar 2015 13:16:41 EST Here we go again http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/152197937/Here-we-go-again Well here we go again! This seems to the the general statement heard throughout cold and snowy south central Kentucky, and definitely around Logan County. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 12:11:41 EST (No heading) http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/152195867/ An exciting event occurred at Logan County High School Thursday, Feb. 26 with the opening of the “Cougar Cave.” The store, which is located within the school, will provide opportunities for students to learn not only educationally, but... Thu, 5 Mar 2015 12:06:47 EST Preschool registration beginning for Logan County http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/152197022/Preschool-registration-beginning-for-Logan-County Getting children off to a great start in their educational journey is vitally important - and one of the best ways to do that is through the preschool programs offered in the schools all across Kentucky. Children who are 3 and 4 years old have the... Thu, 5 Mar 2015 12:06:42 EST Kentucky unemployment below national average http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/152196450/Kentucky-unemployment-below-national-average Kentucky's seasonally adjusted preliminary January 2015 unemployment rate of 5.5 percent came in below the U.S. rate of 5.7 percent, according to the Office of Employment and Training (OET), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce... Thu, 5 Mar 2015 11:36:43 EST Transition, Part 1 http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle-religion/152196135/Transition-Part-1 Isaiah 43:18-19 (KJV) Remember ye not the former things, neither consider the things of old. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 11:26:41 EST Wal-Mart does something right http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/152195941/Wal-Mart-does-something-right Once, I indirectly forced a neighbor to drive far out of her way for a head of broccoli. I think she's forgiven me, but I'm not sure the love is still the same. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 11:16:42 EST Community Action scholarship offered http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/152194421/Community-Action-scholarship-offered The Community Action of Southern Kentucky, Inc. Community Services Office is accepting applications for a $500 Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Scholarship. The CSBG Scholarship helps provide training or retraining required for the Logan County... Thu, 5 Mar 2015 10:51:43 EST Snow causes accident http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/152194512/Snow-causes-accident On February 19, 2015, the Russellville Police Department received a call of a single vehicle collision with injury on West Ninth Street at the Maple Grove Cemetery. Upon arrival officers found a 2002 Honda CRV had left the roadway and struck the... Thu, 5 Mar 2015 10:46:43 EST Hanks Construction continues management of East Logan Water http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/152195104/Hanks-Construction-continues-management-of-East-Logan-Water For several months now, there has been a lot of talk and questions regarding East Logan Water District and its management parting ways. Manager C.K. Hanks and wife Jana gave East Logan's board of commissioners their resignation of management to... Thu, 5 Mar 2015 10:46:41 EST Adairville News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/152194749/Adairville-News The first big snow of 2015 didn't have time to become a memory until number 2 hits. I am so ready for sunshine, daffodils, crocus, and hyacinths. The beauty of spring is absolutely amazing. The buds on the trees, even the grass starting to grow... Thu, 5 Mar 2015 10:21:42 EST Logan County News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/152194676/Logan-County-News Hello again from one of the friendliest places on earth. What a great place to grow up, raise a family or retire to. Overall the cost of living is pretty good with the exception of the cost of water. If you have plants that need watering, a pool to... Thu, 5 Mar 2015 10:16:46 EST Auburn News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/152194503/Auburn-News Well Auburn, here we go again with the winter storms. Be prepared for power outages. Do we have shelters in Auburn to take in families who have no power or heat? If so please get the word out. And remember to check on your neighbors. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 10:06:41 EST Lake Malone News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/152193914/Lake-Malone-News Before I continue with my great discovery here at my “home away from home”, I want to discuss something with you people who read my column every week. You remember, I do believe it was year before last that we had a dry spell and I asked... Thu, 5 Mar 2015 09:36:41 EST Antioch News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/152126538/Antioch-News Editor's note: The Antioch News did not arrive at the News-Democrat & Leader office in time to make Friday's print edition.Greetings from the Antioch Community. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 12:46:41 EST Man allegedly attacks another with tire tool http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/152123365/Man-allegedly-attacks-another-with-tire-tool On February 26, 2015, a Russellville man allegedly assaulted another man with a tire tool causing severe injuries to his eye and nose. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 12:26:42 EST Black fly treatment to begin this month http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/152123707/Black-fly-treatment-to-begin-this-month The county opened the only bid received for treating black flies in Logan County at the Tuesday, Feb. 24 fiscal court meeting. Enscience, a locally run company, operated by Mark Hopkins, was awarded the job once again. Hopkins has been treating the... Mon, 2 Mar 2015 12:26:41 EST Drug arrests jail three for meth http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/152124352/Drug-arrests-jail-three-for-meth Three Logan Countians were arrested last week within a two day period by the Logan County Sheriff's Department on illegal drug charges. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 12:21:42 EST Logan’s Emergency Management a vital part of the community http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/152125315/Logans-Emergency-Management-a-vital-part-of-the-community During the unusual winter weather recently that dumped numerous inches of snow throughout the region, many got out to help their neighbors including Logan County's Emergency Management agency. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 12:21:41 EST