News Democrat Leader- RSS Feed http://newsdemocratleader.com/ http://newsdemocratleader.com/ Fri, 25 Apr 2014 03:48:37 EST 1800 Champion Petfoods USA to open in Auburn; create 147 jobs http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/4572204/Champion-Petfoods-USA-to-open-in-Auburn;-create-147-jobs Today it's official, said Tom Harned, Executive Director for Logan Economic Alliance for Development (LEAD).Champion Petfoods USA is bringing their new U.S. production and distribution to Logan County. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Freeland dealership partners with local FFA http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/4570001/Freeland-dealership-partners-with-local-FFA Freeland Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram has proudly partnered with Ram and the Logan County Future Farmers of America (FFA) by offering a fundrasing opportunity held Saturday, April 26 from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. at their dealership location on 68-80 right down from... Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST County allocates substantial increase to rural fire department in proposed budget http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/4568264/County-allocates-substantial-increase-to-rural-fire-department-in-proposed-budget Although the 2014-2015 county budget is far from finalized, it looks as if the five rural fire departments of Adairville, Auburn, Lewisburg, Olmstead and Russellville will be seeing a substantial increase in funding, however, the way it will be... Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Logan County to be ‘Sustainable Community’ http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/4567533/Logan-County-to-be-Sustainable-Community Logan County has been accepted to participate in the Valley Sustainable Communities Program, which is in its second year being sponsored by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Lake Malone http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion_columns/4569775/Lake-Malone Well, here it is the day after Easter and we are on our way to Wayne's Place. Yep, finally the boat is in the water; the Hubby has the battery charged; His fishing pole has been inspected and we are on our way to get bait. He has been waiting... Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Lady Cougars get big win over Lady Panthers http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-sports/4569259/Lady-Cougars-get-big-win-over-Lady-Panthers The Logan County Lady Cougars and the Russellville Lady Panthers faced each other for the second time this season in the Clash of the Cats game. The two teams had a close start to the game, but the Lady Cougars would take off in the third inning of... Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Cougars win second Clash in extra innings http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-sports/4568940/Cougars-win-second-Clash-in-extra-innings The second Clash of the Cats baseball game was held on Tuesday afternoon. The Logan County Cougars and the Russellville Panthers battled hard in a game that went into extra innings. The two teams would tie up the game in the sixth inning, but the... Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Logan County http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion_columns/4568931/Logan-County Hello from the “Land of Logan.” One of the oldest and largest counties in square miles in the commonwealth. It is one of the most historic counties as well. It is one of the top ten counties in agricultural production. Unemployment is... Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Adairville http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion_columns/4568816/Adairville Hope everyone had a blessed Easter. All of our kids and grandkids came for dinner and then an Easter Egg Hunt. I am so blessed. The kids rode the golf cart and the mini bike around in the yard and our dog Punkin couldn't keep up with them. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Spa http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion_columns/4567817/Spa Good Saturday morning and how was your week? Have anything out to get frost bitten? Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Apathy, sympathy and empathy http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle-religion/4567756/Apathy-sympathy-and-empathy Ap, Sym and Em went on a cruise. They departed from a wonderful sunny spot of the world and expected to arrive at another sunny spot of the world. All three were experiencing a great time until they encountered a tragedy and reacted in different ways. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST What shall we say? Part 1 http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle-religion/4567694/What-shall-we-say-Part-1 27 Now is my soul troubled; and what shall I say? Father, save me from this hour: but for this cause came I unto this hour. 28 Father, glorify thy name. Then came there a voice from heaven, saying, I have both glorified... Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Antioch http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion_columns/4561730/Antioch Greetings from the Antioch Community.Hope you all had a very Happy Easter. We had some visitors at church Sunday morning. Sure had a pretty day. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Auburn School Honor Roll http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news_education/4561311/Auburn-School-Honor-Roll 4th GradeAll A'sKaylea MajorAlexis PulleyCalloway BillsMcKenzie BrownKatie Crump Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST The golden age of radio http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion_columns/4531804/The-golden-age-of-radio Listening to the radio meant more to us of the pre-TV generations than all of the images that now flash into our hands and homes, marvelous as they are. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Obamacare is no Kentucky success story http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/4543567/Obamacare-is-no-Kentucky-success-story President Obama and his liberal allies in Washington and in the media are patting themselves on the back for a so-called “successful” implementation of Obamacare. But many Kentucky families and small business owners I've heard from... Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Of Bowling Green Connie Faye Hines, 61 http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/obits/4560915/Of-Bowling-Green-Connie-Faye-Hines-61 Connie Faye Hines, 61, of Bowling Green, passed away Monday, April 21, 2014 at her home. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Cougars add two more wins http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-sports/4534487/Cougars-add-two-more-wins The Logan County Cougar baseball team had two big wins and a tough loss last week. The Cougars played the Daviess County Panthers on Thursday. The Cougars were down early in the game but would come back to win 3-2. The Cougars faced the Graves County... Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Maddox named WBKO ‘Hometown Hero’ http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/local_features/4534164/Maddox-named-WBKO-Hometown-Hero Kathy Maddox, Logan County's Humane Society Director and Animal Control Officer (ACO), was selected recently as one of WBKO's Hometown Heroes. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Panthers go 1-2 in Panther Classic http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-sports/4533966/Panthers-go-1-2-in-Panther-Classic The Russellville Panthers played three tough games last week during their Panther Classic tournament. On Thursday the Panthers played a close game against the Muhlenberg Mustangs but fell 2-3. The Panthers had a big comeback game against the Grayson... Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST