News Democrat Leader- RSS Feed http://newsdemocratleader.com/ http://newsdemocratleader.com/ Sat, 26 Jul 2014 07:12:27 EST 1800 Lake Malone http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion_columns/50058397/Lake-Malone Grab your coffee because I have a funny story to tell you. I am sure most of you out there have one just as funny but here goes. You see I have been talking about “washing the car” for a few WEEKS now. Did you get that…..talking... Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Scottish dancers coming to Logan County Fair http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50057842/Scottish-dancers-coming-to-Logan-County-Fair The Murphy family from Nashville, take Scottish Highland Dance from the Glengarry School of Highland Dance in Brentwood, Tenn., and will be performing next week at the Logan County Fair. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Judging others http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle-religion/50048438/Judging-others 3 The scribes and the Pharisees brought a woman who had been caught in adultery; and making her stand before all of them, 4 they said to him, “Teacher, this woman was caught in the very act of committing adultery. 5 Now in the law Moses... Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Champion Petfoods breaks ground for new industry http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/50056146/Champion-Petfoods-breaks-ground-for-new-industry Governor Steve Beshear joined company officials and community leaders in Logan County on Wednesday to break ground on Champion Petfoods' first U.S. kitchen. which is to be located in Auburn. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Hub excited to begin school year http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/50058004/Hub-excited-to-begin-school-year With students returning to class next week in Logan County, new superintendent Dr. Kevin Hub has been on the job for a little over three weeks now. And he is looking forward to starting the school year as the head of the district. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST County receives appreciation for being smoke/tobacco free http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50057147/County-receives-appreciation-for-being-smoke/tobacco-free Kathy Thweatt, Health Educator for the Logan County Health Department, presented the Logan County Fiscal Court Tuesday with a plaque of appreciation for promoting a smoke/tobacco free environment. The county went smoke/tobacco free less than a year... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Vaught asks for finacial support from county for the arts http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/50057846/Vaught-asks-for-finacial-support-from-county-for-the-arts Larry Vaught, chairman of the Russellville Arts Council, addressed the Logan County Fiscal Court Tuesday asking for financial support for the arts. Vaught and other volunteers organize productions throughout the year for the community's youth,... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Small debate breaks out in fiscal court over sealing roads http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50057365/Small-debate-breaks-out-in-fiscal-court-over-sealing-roads A minor disagreement between second district magistrate Jack Crossley and county road supervisor Paul Lyne occurred at Tuesday's Logan County Fiscal Court. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Adairville http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion_columns/50056500/Adairville The “Hope for Adairville” Revival went on all last week and I understand the spirit of the Lord was felt in wonderful ways. I wasn't able to attend any night because of previous commitment but know the only hope for our town and our... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Auburn http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion_columns/50056470/Auburn My apologies for the condition of the Auburn column last week. My computer was in a “not to today” mood. After typing the column three times and it not going through, I called the Senior Center and begged the use of their computer. They... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Why incumbents keep getting reelected http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/50056107/Why-incumbents-keep-getting-reelected It's no news that Congress is unpopular. In fact, at times it seems like the only real novelty on Capitol Hill would be a jump in its approval rating. In June, a Gallup poll found members' standing with the American people at a historic... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST The darker side of sunblock http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/50056074/The-darker-side-of-sunblock This time of year, sunblock is part of the daily routine for many Americans. Wake up, slather it on, and go outside. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Thoughts, Words and Deeds http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle-religion/50055960/Thoughts-Words-and-Deeds Most, if not all things that we say or do, begins with a thought in our hearts. What can it hurt if we keep our thoughts to ourselves and never act on them, then who will know? “But I say unto you, whosoever looks on a woman to lust after her,... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Brian and Rogers wed http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/weddings/50055228/Brian-and-Rogers-wed Amanda Marie Brian and Benjamin Dale Rogers were united in marriage on May 17, 2014.The ceremony took place at Broadway Baptist Church in Louisville with the Rev. Eugene Reynolds, grandfather of the groom, officiating. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Brian Rogers graduates from Indiana University School of Optometry http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle/50055327/Brian-Rogers-graduates-from-Indiana-University-School-of-Optometry Brian Rogers, son of Don and Alecia Rogers of Auburn, graduated from Indiana University School of Optometry on May 9, 2014. Brian graduated from Logan County High in 2004 and Western Kentucky University in 2008. He is planning to practice locally. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Couple graduates, to do residency at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo. http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle/50055348/Couple-graduates-to-do-residency-at-Washington-University-in-St.-Louis-Mo. Benjamin Rogers, son of Don and Alecia Rogers of Auburn, graduated from the University of Louisville Medical School on May 10, 2014. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Escaped inmate captured http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/50024012/Escaped-inmate-captured The inmate who escaped from the Logan County Detention Center on July 6 was caught on Monday thanks to the combined efforts of the Logan County Sheriff's Department and the South Central Kentucky Drug Task Force. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Cougars rebuilding their team http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-sports/50054597/Cougars-rebuilding-their-team The Logan County Cougar soccer team is working hard this summer to prepare for their season which starts in less than a month. The Cougars have been practicing for two weeks to prepare for their first game on August 19 at Hopkins... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Spa http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion_columns/50055528/Spa Remember very soon the big ole yellow school buses will be out and they will be carrying precious cargo- our children- back and forth to school. So be very watchful, a kid might just dart across the road right in front of you. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Nearly 1,000 participate in sixth annual Day of Caring http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/features/50055056/Nearly-1000-participate-in-sixth-annual-Day-of-Caring Wednesday, July 23, 2014, marked United Way of Southern Kentucky's sixth annual Day of Caring. As a result of this program, nearly 1,000 volunteers representing 70 companies across Allen, Barren, Logan, Simpson, and Warren Counties joined local... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST