News Democrat Leader- RSS Feed http://newsdemocratleader.com/ http://newsdemocratleader.com/ Sat, 22 Nov 2014 04:47:05 EST 1800 Logan Memorial Hospital earns ‘top performer’ recognition http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/150547299/Logan-Memorial-Hospital-earns-top-performer-recognition Logan Memorial Hospital today announced it has been recognized as a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in the United States. Logan Memorial Hospital was... Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:23:11 EST Russellville Rotary Club distributes dictionaries to local schools http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/150611060/Russellville-Rotary-Club-distributes-dictionaries-to-local-schools The Russellville Rotary Club recently distributed A Student's Dictionary to third graders at all local elementary schools. Besides being a complete dictionary, the books are a comprehensive reference containing the United States Constitution,... Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:12:06 EST Grace Ann asks for help in making kids stay in hospital special during the holiday http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-local_features/150611363/Grace-Ann-asks-for-help-in-making-kids-stay-in-hospital-special-during-the-holiday Last year we did a story on a little girl with a great big heart who wanted to collect gifts to bring to all the sick children in the hospital for Christmas. Well, this year she's at it again. Now one year older, eight-year-old Grace Ann Warren,... Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:27:11 EST Sensus Precision Die Casting changes ownership http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/150623760/Sensus-Precision-Die-Casting-changes-ownership Sensus Precision Die Casting on Hopkinsville Road will be known in the future as Precision Die Casting, Inc. The business was sold at the end of October to Die Cast Holdings Inc. (an investment group) who also own a Brillcast Inc., a Zinc Die Casting... Fri, 21 Nov 2014 09:09:05 EST R’ville schools gains district accreditation http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/150609786/Rville-schools-gains-district-accreditation The Russellville Independent school district recently underwent the successful process of accreditation through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and will Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:56:12 EST Lewisburg to have Christmas parade after all http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/150612410/Lewisburg-to-have-Christmas-parade-after-all It looks as if the City of Lewisburg's Christmas parade and festivities have been saved for one more year at least thanks to individuals who stepped up and helped keep the spirit and tradition alive. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 12:22:11 EST Firchow named Hometown Hero http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/local_features/150609794/Firchow-named-Hometown-Hero Don Firchow, of Russellville, was honored Oct. 28, 2014, as our “Hometown Hero” by Modern Woodmen of America. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:45:04 EST Auburn to bring waste water line to Champion Petfoods http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/150612110/Auburn-to-bring-waste-water-line-to-Champion-Petfoods The Auburn City Council approved to allow mayor Mike Hughes to contact Kentucky Rural Water about getting short term funding to construct a high pressure waste water line from the city's treatment plant to the new Champion Petfood kitchen... Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:42:14 EST LOGAN LINKS wins state award http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/150611922/LOGAN-LINKS-wins-state-award Exciting news was bestowed recently for the Logan County Genealogical Society. LOGAN LINKS, a magazine of sorts, was recognized as the best e-zine in the state in the education division of the Kentucky Historical Society awards program. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:39:08 EST Russellville Beat inducts new members http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news_education/150611183/Russellville-Beat-inducts-new-members Both the Russellville High School Beta Club and the Russellville Junior High School Jr. Beta Club recently inducted new members into their ranks. Tanya Mullen is the sponsor of the high school club, and Vicky Mathis and Lauren Fynboe are co-sponsors... Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:20:12 EST My come back will be greater than my set back http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle-religion/150610991/My-come-back-will-be-greater-than-my-set-back Haggai 2:3-9Prophecy is a powerful Word that the Lord allows us to receive. It ushers us out of our reality and into our possibilities and takes you from your right now into your not yet. Prophecy takes us... Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:08:11 EST Bro. Joe’s Family Christmas Country Ham Breakfast planned http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/150610513/Bro.-Joes-Family-Christmas-Country-Ham-Breakfast-planned This year the annual Bro. Joe's Family Christmas Country Ham Breakfast will be Friday, Nov. 21 from 5:30-11 a.m.It will again be held at the Logan County Extension Office at 255 John Paul Road in Russellville. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:56:11 EST Shop local on Small Business Saturday http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/150609694/Shop-local-on-Small-Business-Saturday Gallup did a survey this summer. It asked people how much confidence they had in various institutions. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:48:11 EST There has to be a better way http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/150609642/There-has-to-be-a-better-way Like virtually every voter, I thought the most recent election season was especially tiring and trying. There has to be a better way, I said. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:44:10 EST Nepotism under any name is not a good thing http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/letters/150609593/Nepotism-under-any-name-is-not-a-good-thing Dear Editor: Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:39:08 EST Logan County News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/150609550/Logan-County-News Hello to you where ever you may be. Did you know that this newspaper is considered the oldest in Kentucky. It has subscribers in many counties throughout Kentucky and more than 30 states throughout America. It has a lot to do with people moving to... Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:36:07 EST Adairville News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/150609514/Adairville-News Old Man Winter has definitely reared his ugly face this week. First snow of the year and then temperatures in the teens. I have to admit though I still get excited when we have snow. I know all the problems it causes but it is so beautiful. Hope this... Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:34:06 EST Lake Malone News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/150609457/Lake-Malone-News If you think it gets hot at the lake, let me tell you Baby it gets COLD ALSO! Usually BY THIS time of the year we are on our way south. But the Hubby said, “Let's just stay until Thanksgiving!” So here we are. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:29:10 EST (No heading) http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/150609393/ HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Jack Hughes, a young 90 years old today. Jack and his wife Rosa Catherine will celebrate both Jack's birthday and their 69th wedding anniversary tomorrow at New Friendship Baptist Church. All relatives and friends are cordially... Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:26:15 EST Antioch News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/150609236/Antioch-News Greetings From The Antioch Community.Sure did turn winter. I had 14 degrees at my house this morning. We also had snow Sunday night and Monday. Sounds like we might have a rough winter. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:14:06 EST