News Democrat Leader- RSS NEWS Feed http://newsdemocratleader.com/section/NEWS http://newsdemocratleader.com/section/NEWS Mon, 27 Apr 2015 23:06:12 EST 1800 RHS students build bridges http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/153154686/RHS-students-build-bridges Russellville High School math teacher Scott Blackerby held a special event at the school Friday to show off some of his students bridge building skills. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:51:41 EST What can happen to the Amish at trial http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/153154605/What-can-happen-to-the-Amish-at-trial On May 6th sometime after 8:30 a.m., two members of the Amish community that live in Logan County will face a jury trial by their choice to decide if they are guilty of violating an ordinance set forth by the Auburn City Council. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:46:41 EST deGraffenried Chorale to perform selections from Broadway http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/153150873/deGraffenried-Chorale-to-perform-selections-from-Broadway The annual deGraffenried Chorale spring concert will be this weekend and will feature popular showtunes that everyone can enjoy. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:31:41 EST Regional Tennis Tournament this Saturday http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/153153540/Regional-Tennis-Tournament-this-Saturday The regional tournament will be held at Bowling Green High School this Saturday, May 2. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:01:41 EST Stevenson Night at Lady Panthers Game http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/153153200/Stevenson-Night-at-Lady-Panthers-Game The Russellville High School Athletic Department has announced that the Tuesday night, April 28, Lady Panther softball game will be designated, “Stevenson Night.” Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:51:41 EST R’ville soccer park thriving, brings out plethora of players http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/153152370/Rville-soccer-park-thriving-brings-out-plethora-of-players Russellville's Sports Complex, located on Armory Drive, is seeing a great deal of support lately, and is being utilized by the youth at least three nights a week during spring and fall by soccer and football programs. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:46:43 EST Community kids act in Peter Pan http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/153151868/Community-kids-act-in-Peter-Pan The combined efforts of Logan County's five middle schools were on display over the weekend as students performed “Peter Pan, Jr.” at Crossroads Church. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:46:41 EST Football Time Machine http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/153152706/Football-Time-Machine The weather was perfect. The stands were filled with football hungry fans. The players were familiar—maybe a bit longer in the tooth—but everyone recognized them. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:31:41 EST E-Scrap event fills three trucks http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/153152532/E-Scrap-event-fills-three-trucks Friday's E-Scrap event was once again a successful venture, filling three tractor trailer trucks. The event, which was held this past Friday behind the historic Logan County Courthouse, is scheduled twice a year and allows citizens to bring... Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:16:41 EST Antioch News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/153151873/Antioch-News Greetings from The Antioch Community. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:01:41 EST The S-300 slap down http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/153151722/The-S-300-slap-down The Russian-built S-300 anti-aircraft/anti-ballistic missile (AA/ABM, carrying the NATO designation SA-10, codenamed “Grumble”), while not the world's most advanced surface-to-air defensive weapon, roughly equates to the American... Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10:56:47 EST Cougars lose two key Region 4 games http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/153151728/Cougars-lose-two-key-Region-4-games In a game that had been rescheduled because of bad weather, the Logan County Cougars lost a close one to the South Warren Spartans, 1-4, at LCHS on Wednesday night. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10:56:45 EST Common Core wrongly ignores higher-level courses http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/153116307/Common-Core-wrongly-ignores-higher-level-courses There's been a lot of discussion about how the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) are moving Kentucky education forward. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10:56:43 EST To the men in blue (or brown) as the case may be http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/letters/153151576/To-the-men-in-blue-(or-brown)-as-the-case-may-be Dear Editor: Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10:51:45 EST Flory, Masters to wed http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/engagements/153151708/Flory-Masters-to-wed Mr. and Mrs. Donald Flory of Russellville, Ky., are pleased to announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter Cassie Donelle to Kenneth Wayne Masters, Jr., son of Donna Masters of Eaglerock, Va. and the late Kenneth Wayne Masters. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10:41:41 EST Panthers lose two close games http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/153151109/Panthers-lose-two-close-games The Russellville Panthers lost to Region 3 McLean County 6-8 on Thursday April 23 then to Allen County-Scottsville the following evening, 9-13. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10:31:42 EST Lady Cougars and Lady Panthers win one and lose one http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/153150893/Lady-Cougars-and-Lady-Panthers-win-one-and-lose-one The Russellville Lady Panthers made their way back into the win column on Friday, splitting a doubleheader against Hart County. The win, 2-1, and the loss, 4-9, brought Coach Brandy Trimble's Lady Panthers to an 8-7 overall record and 5-4 in... Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10:21:41 EST Logan County Jail Report http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/153150723/Logan-County-Jail-Report Abner, Brittany Renee- 04/16/2015- trafficking in a controlled substance-1st degree-1st offense-coc bond: 0Barnett, Lorenzo M.- 04/22/2015- here for court bond: 0 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10:01:41 EST Chandlers’ Spears selected for leadership training http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/153094835/Chandlers-Spears-selected-for-leadership-training The Logan County Board of Education announced this week that Chandler's School principal Caycee Spears has been selected to participate in the 2015-16 Leadership Institute for School Principals through the Center for Creative Leadership... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 11:51:45 EST Campbellsville’s Meg Brown named Mid-South Conference Champions of Character http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-sports/153116414/Campbellsvilles-Meg-Brown-named-Mid-South-Conference-Champions-of-Character The awards for character keep rolling in for Campbellsville University as women's tennis player Meg Brown was named the Mid-South Conference Champion of Character tonight at the annual conference tennis banquet held at the Corvette... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 11:01:41 EST