News Democrat Leader- RSS Feed http://newsdemocratleader.com/ http://newsdemocratleader.com/ Fri, 22 May 2015 23:27:16 EST 1800 SES students perform Aristocats http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/153672362/SES-students-perform-Aristocats Parents and members of the community were treated to a special performance of “The Aristocats – Kids” on Thursday night at Stevenson Elementary. Fri, 22 May 2015 18:56:41 EST Logan County loses to Franklin-Simpson 0-4 http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/153667014/Logan-County-loses-to-Franklin-Simpson-0-4 Logan County fell to Franklin-Simpson 4-0 in seven innings on Thursday at LCHS.Seth Johnson, with the shutout, got the complete game win for Franklin-Simpson. He struck out nine, walked six, and allowed four hits. Fri, 22 May 2015 16:01:41 EST Russellville Middle School is site of 2015 Lady Panthers Basketball Camp http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/153665816/Russellville-Middle-School-is-site-of-2015-Lady-Panthers-Basketball-Camp Calvin Head, Russellville High School Athletic Director, and Head Coach of the Lady Panthers Basketball team, has announced dates and times of the 2015 Lady Panther Basketball. Fri, 22 May 2015 15:31:41 EST Seven brothers? A remarkable World War II story http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/153656045/Seven-brothers-A-remarkable-World-War-II-story This time last year I did a commentary on five brothers who served in World War II. Very impressive. Imagine my surprise when someone who caught the commentary sent me a package with this note: Fri, 22 May 2015 09:06:43 EST A fossil-fueled fantasy http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/153656007/A-fossil-fueled-fantasy Newfangled carbon-capture power plants supposedly burn coal without poisoning the planet. They don't. Fri, 22 May 2015 09:06:41 EST Antioch News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/153655405/Antioch-News Greetings from the Antioch Community.We sure did have the rain. Fri, 22 May 2015 08:41:41 EST Kentucky’s jobless rate falls to 5 percent in April 2015 http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/153655091/Kentuckys-jobless-rate-falls-to-5-percent-in-April-2015 Kentucky's unemployment rate continued to decrease as it fell to a seasonally adjusted preliminary April 2015 level of 5 percent from a revised 5.1 percent in March 2015, and well below the national rate, according to the Office of Employment... Fri, 22 May 2015 08:26:41 EST Spa News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion_columns/153622282/Spa-News Hello, hello, hope you had a good week, got your garden planted or whatever else you needed to do. Thu, 21 May 2015 16:01:41 EST Rain delays District 13 Baseball Championship game http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/153634446/Rain-delays-District-13-Baseball-Championship-game Rain on Wednesday caused the delay of the District 13 Championship game between the Logan County Cougars and the Franklin-Simpson Wildcats. Thu, 21 May 2015 14:31:41 EST A Temple Kiss http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/153475808/A-Temple-Kiss A kiss is an affectionate sign of love. We kiss family and friends, and even our pets, as an outward sign of our heart's intent. With the exception of Judas betraying Jesus with a kiss, the kiss is usually a positive expression of loving... Thu, 21 May 2015 13:56:41 EST Adairville News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/153635654/Adairville-News Strawberry Festival came and went with its usual rain but we were still able to have most of the events. The crowds were down. I guess some people think they will melt. Both bands were fabulous and the karaoke was fun. People are going to have to get... Thu, 21 May 2015 12:01:42 EST The beds are in, soon the inmates will follow http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/153635285/The-beds-are-in-soon-the-inmates-will-follow The 41 bunk beds ordered by Logan County Jailer Phil Gregory came in this week and it is his goal to fill them soon.Gregory is expanding the jail to house additional inmates on the Class D side of the jail to increase revenue. Thu, 21 May 2015 11:46:44 EST Summer drama camp to hold auditions http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/153635127/Summer-drama-camp-to-hold-auditions Auditions for the annual summer drama camp sponsored by the Russellville Arts Council are coming up soon and the date has recently changed. Thu, 21 May 2015 11:46:41 EST Diamond vs Big League will be broadcast on internet http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/153635130/Diamond-vs-Big-League-will-be-broadcast-on-internet The Eighth Grade Diamond All Stars game, in which Russellville Middle School standout Teon Morris is participating, will be broadcast live over the internet, according to Middle School Coach Stacey Morris. Thu, 21 May 2015 11:36:43 EST Turnout low in primary election http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/153634337/Turnout-low-in-primary-election As expected, voter turnout was low in Logan County for Tuesday's primary election. Thu, 21 May 2015 11:36:42 EST Local teams fair well in National Competition http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/153634777/Local-teams-fair-well-in-National-Competition The National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) held the annual Nationals Tournament in Louisville on May 7 thru May 9. Thu, 21 May 2015 11:26:41 EST R’ville board honors retiring educators http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news_education/153634589/Rville-board-honors-retiring-educators At the monthly scheduled Russellville Independent District Board Meeting on Tuesday, May 19, a special time was allotted to recognize and honor those within our schools whom have chosen to retire from their dedicated respective positions. Each retiree... Thu, 21 May 2015 11:21:41 EST Stevenson preschoolers move up http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news_education/153634572/Stevenson-preschoolers-move-up Thursday, May 14, 2015, was a beautiful day for the preschoolers and their families to enjoy a terrific picnic together and possibly their last fun-filled time together out at the preschool playground. Thu, 21 May 2015 11:16:44 EST Amish woman cited in Auburn, court date set http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/153633070/Amish-woman-cited-in-Auburn-court-date-set Clara Mast, an Amish woman, was cited recently in the city of Auburn for violating the animal ordinance. Mast will be joining two other Amish individuals who were recently found guilty by a jury in Logan County District Court for the same infraction. Thu, 21 May 2015 11:16:42 EST Biking for God: Man sells everything to spread the gospel http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/153633852/Biking-for-God:-Man-sells-everything-to-spread-the-gospel In the Bible in the book of Luke Jesus tells his disciples to sell everything, give it to the poor, and follow Him. Thu, 21 May 2015 11:11:43 EST