News Democrat Leader- RSS Feed http://newsdemocratleader.com/ http://newsdemocratleader.com/ Sat, 18 Apr 2015 22:13:58 EST 1800 Ellington, Boswell http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/engagements/152948364/Ellington-Boswell Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Ellington of Boaz, Ky., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Jessika Shay Ellington, to Mr. Hunter Benjamin Boswell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Boswell of Russellville, Ky. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 15:16:45 EST 119th State Conference of the Daughters of the American Revolution http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/152946315/119th-State-Conference-of-the-Daughters-of-the-American-Revolution On March 26-29 Darlene Gooch, Regent Elect; Carolyn Mallory, Registrar; Judy Wilcutt, Treasurer, and Bobbie Jean Cook Burnett, President Regent, represented the Russellville Chapter NSDAR at the 119th State Conference of the Daughters of the American... Thu, 16 Apr 2015 14:16:41 EST Baird joins Logan central office http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/152965150/Baird-joins-Logan-central-office The Logan County schools central office will soon be getting another administrator as superintendent Dr. Kevin Hub announced Thursday that Finley Baird will be the district's new Director of Student Services. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 13:16:41 EST Logan County Fiscal Court news http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/152961309/Logan-County-Fiscal-Court-news The Logan County Fiscal Court met Tuesday for its bi-monthly meeting. The following are tidbits of news that were discussed. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 12:36:42 EST Gregory to add additional beds, makes way for more state inmates http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/152961838/Gregory-to-add-additional-beds-makes-way-for-more-state-inmates Logan County's Detention Center will soon be expanding to house 41 additional inmates on the Class D (state) side of the jail. Phil Gregory is trying to make right on a promise that was made before he even came aboard as the county jailer this... Thu, 16 Apr 2015 12:36:41 EST Litter Abatement program making impact on county http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/152963304/Litter-Abatement-program-making-impact-on-county Every year millions of dollars are spent picking up litter in Kentucky. In 2013, Kentucky counties removed 580,069 bags of litter on 155,536 miles of roadways. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 12:31:45 EST Carter asks citizens to help neighbors and clean up county http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/152964014/Carter-asks-citizens-to-help-neighbors-and-clean-up-county Keeping Logan County clean is a community effort and is something that takes everyone working together to accomplish. This is what Logan County Magistrate Dickie Carter would like to see happen, and he is willing to take the first step in showing good... Thu, 16 Apr 2015 12:31:44 EST Carter, Orange want changes made to recycling center to save money http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/152964797/Carter-Orange-want-changes-made-to-recycling-center-to-save-money Magistrate Jo Orange and Dickie Carter want to close the county's recycling center located on Morgantown Road, accept on Fridays. Both feel the county is wasting money unnecessarily by keeping the center open five days a week when it... Thu, 16 Apr 2015 12:31:42 EST Adairville gets grant money http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/152963629/Adairville-gets-grant-money Kentucky Lieutenant Governor Crit Luallen was in Adairville on Wednesday to award a ceremonial check to the city for money from a Community Block Development Grant (CBDG) that will be used for water and sewer improvements. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 12:11:41 EST Child abuse awareness walk http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/152962807/Child-abuse-awareness-walk The annual Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness walk took place on the Russellville town square on Monday with students from Stevenson Elementary and Olmstead School taking part, along with many members of the community. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 12:01:41 EST Humane Society meets fiscal court demands http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/152964166/Humane-Society-meets-fiscal-court-demands The Logan County fiscal court voted Tuesday to have a committee attend a Humane Society board meeting and try to get it to begin making drastic changes pertaining to the county animal shelter. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 11:51:42 EST Where have all our values gone? http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle-religion/152961912/Where-have-all-our-values-gone Did you know that The Ten Commandments contain 6 commandments about people relations and the other 4 are related to God/ Worship? I believe this means God places a higher value on our relationships with each other than Himself. And isn't this... Thu, 16 Apr 2015 10:56:41 EST Lake Malone News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/152961681/Lake-Malone-News It is now three o'clock in the afternoon on Tuesday and I was supposed to have my article to Mr. O.J. yesterday. As the old saying goes, “I am a day late and a dollar short”! Thu, 16 Apr 2015 10:46:41 EST Dickerson, Walker to wed http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/engagements/152939821/Dickerson-Walker-to-wed Victoria Dickerson and Michael Walker are pleased to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 10:21:41 EST Adairville News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/152961084/Adairville-News What a week for Adairville. We were honored to have Lt. Governor Crit LuAllen come to Adairville on Wednesday to present us with a check for $577,770 for our water and sewer project. This was a CDBG grant administered through the Department of Local... Thu, 16 Apr 2015 10:16:43 EST Chandlers Students of the Month http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news_education/152938695/Chandlers-Students-of-the-Month Congratulations to the students pictured who were chosen as Leaders of the Month at Chandler's School. Each teacher chose one student who best demonstrated the traits of a leader during that month. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 10:16:42 EST Farm safety poster contest winners http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news_agricultural/152937316/Farm-safety-poster-contest-winners Fourth grade students from Logan, Allen, Butler, and Warren counties were eligible to participated in the Farm Safety Poster Contest after attending the 2014 Progressive Ag Safety Day in their county. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 10:16:41 EST Cougars excel at Hopkinsville track meet http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/152960191/Cougars-excel-at-Hopkinsville-track-meet The Logan County track and field teams had a long day last weekend at the Hopkinsville Invitational.Many of the runners and athletes had personal records and coach Greg Howard was pleased with the results. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 10:11:43 EST 2015 Logan County Chamber of Commerce Awards http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/152960351/2015-Logan-County-Chamber-of-Commerce-Awards The Logan County Chamber of Commerce recently held its annual dinner and awards ceremony. This year's theme was “Mardis Gras.” Thu, 16 Apr 2015 10:06:41 EST Spa News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion_columns/152960594/Spa-News Hello, hello, this is Saturday and a most beautiful day. A wee bit cool at 40. When it got up to 75 yesterday at least we knew spring was here. It won't be long till we are “gosh” it sure is hot. We are a complaining... Thu, 16 Apr 2015 09:46:43 EST