News Democrat Leader- RSS Feed http://newsdemocratleader.com/ http://newsdemocratleader.com/ Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:41:59 EST 1800 Lisa White chosen as next SES principal http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/4481739/Lisa-White-chosen-as-next-SES-principal On Monday night, the Stevenson Elementary School site-based decision making council reached a decision on the school's next principal, voting to select Russellville High School assistant principal Lisa White as the next principal at the... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST ‘Kelly Russell Day’ planned at RHS http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/4442883/Kelly-Russell-Day-planned-at-RHS The 40th anniversary of Kelly Russell's death will be celebrated this year with Russellville High School's baseball team and the Russellville Alumni Association hosting the first-ever “Kelly Russell Classic” on Saturday, April... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Auburn sets ‘Cleanup Days’ http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/4508163/Auburn-sets-Cleanup-Days With temperatures rising and spring cleaning in full bloom, where to take what you no longer want is a question answered in the City of Auburn. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Old voting box found in old courthouse http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-local_features/4506674/Old-voting-box-found-in-old-courthouse While taking some Lion Club members on a tour of the bell tower in the historic Logan County Courthouse, judge executive Logan Chick found a very old voting box that once held paper ballots for the city of Auburn. Chick admits his knowledge of the box... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Auburn to brink back ordinance requiring horses to have collection devises http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/4507304/Auburn-to-brink-back-ordinance-requiring-horses-to-have-collection-devises It looks as if the Auburn City Council has tired of giving the Amish who travel through town anymore chances to clean up after their horses. At a recent council meeting it was decided to bring back to the table an ordinance amendment once discussed to... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Adairville to be featured in reality show http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/4499806/Adairville-to-be-featured-in-reality-show Adairville will be featured in a new reality program that debuts this weekend on CMT, and the locals are anxious to see how life in southern Logan County is portrayed. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Logan County http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion_columns/4508769/Logan-County Hello again from the land of Logan. A very special and unique county with lots of history in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. I always loved teaching my hundreds of students about our history, our culture and why we exist as we do today. Several of my... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Lady Cougars make comeback to win district game http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-sports/4508334/Lady-Cougars-make-comeback-to-win-district-game The Logan County Lady Cougars hosted the Todd County Lady Rebels for the first time this season. The two 13th district teams battled through seven innings, and even though the Lady Rebels held the lead throughout the entire game, the Lady Cougars... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Cougars get big win over the Rebels http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/4507854/Cougars-get-big-win-over-the-Rebels The Logan County Cougars headed to Todd County Central on Wednesday to compete in a 13th district game. The Cougars faced the Rebels and took the lead early in the game. With an explosive fifth inning, the Cougars would end the game early with a 16-2... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Dangerous chase, hide-out in motel; leads to three arrests http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/4507590/Dangerous-chase-hide-out-in-motel;-leads-to-three-arrests The Logan County Sheriff's Department made three arrests last weekend involving two cases, the first a dangerous car chase, the second having to do with illegal drugs. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST The white bass runs are finally here http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/outdoors/4507989/The-white-bass-runs-are-finally-here It is now April. If you asked most Kentuckians what it feels like weather wise, they would say it is the first of March. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Lewisburg School Honor Roll http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/4507780/Lewisburg-School-Honor-Roll 4th Grade Honor RollA Honor RollIlana DuncanBrooke JenkinsCade JohnsonRuthie MorrisKelly Price Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Chandlers School Honor Roll http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news_education/4507717/Chandlers-School-Honor-Roll All A's4th GradeKailyn ShrumTheresa CrispRhianna MathewsCameron MatthewsCole Ramsey Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST A Loaded Gun http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion_columns/4495592/A-Loaded-Gun Fear can take a prominent place in our religious life. During the hot and cold wars against communism in the 1950's a slogan by religious people was, “Kill a commie for Christ.” Violence against the enemy was accepted as an... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Revolutionary War Patriot William Addison honored http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-lifestyle/4495904/Revolutionary-War-Patriot-William-Addison-honored On Saturday, March 22, compatriots of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) gathered in the Gant Cemetery in Sharon Grove, Todd County from different sections of Kentucky to welcome ladies of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), history... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Amos, Chestnut to wed http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/engagements/4506585/Amos-Chestnut-to-wed Elana and Larry Amos of Russellville announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Heather Amos to Cory Brett Chestnut, son of Angela Holloway and Bobby Chestnut of Russellville. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Government as innovator? You bet! http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/4507371/Government-as-innovator-You-bet Five years ago, the federal government spent $169 billion to fund basic research and development. This fiscal year, it's down to $134 billion. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Bacon is not a vegetable http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/4507348/Bacon-is-not-a-vegetable As a vegetarian, I have to walk a fine line. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Adairville http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion_columns/4506756/Adairville Old Man Winter seems to want to hang on and I for one want him to let go. Enough already, I mean snow flurries on April 15th. Oh well, it is what it is and completely out of our hands. Lots of activity in Adairville. The Easter festivities were a... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Career Fair at Auburn School http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news_education/4499717/Career-Fair-at-Auburn-School On April 24th from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Auburn School will be hosting a College and Career Family Night. The title of this event is Lead Today. Succeed Tomorrow. All Auburn students (Kindergarten through eighth grade) and their parents are welcome to... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST