News Democrat Leader- RSS Feed http://newsdemocratleader.com/ http://newsdemocratleader.com/ Tue, 31 Mar 2015 07:33:38 EST 1800 Logan County Jail Report http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/152606709/Logan-County-Jail-Report Ashley, Ryan- 03/20/2015- contempt of court, libel/slander, resist bond: $25,000 Mon, 30 Mar 2015 14:06:41 EST Russellville Ambassadors attend national conference http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news_education/152637545/Russellville-Ambassadors-attend-national-conference A team of Russellville Junior/Senior High School Ambassadors traveled to the National School Board Conference in Nashville on Sunday, March 22, in order to present a session on student leadership. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 12:31:41 EST Lewisburg School Honor Roll http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news_education/152637304/Lewisburg-School-Honor-Roll 4th Grade Honor Roll“A” Honor RollLandon BordersReagan ChristianBreanna Greenwood Mon, 30 Mar 2015 12:21:42 EST R’ville prepares for mowing season, asks that cemetery plots be cleared http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/152635849/Rville-prepares-for-mowing-season-asks-that-cemetery-plots-be-cleared Beginning on Monday, April 13 the Russellville City Parks Department will begin its mowing season. The city has numerous properties to mow and the season can last into the fall depending on the rain and weather. One of the most time consuming... Mon, 30 Mar 2015 12:16:41 EST RPD looking for info about ATV theft http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/152633159/RPD-looking-for-info-about-ATV-theft The Russellville Police Department is looking for information about an ATV theft that occurred after the victim was contacted through Facebook. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 12:11:42 EST Vehicle registration changes at clerk’s office offer more efficiency http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/152636611/Vehicle-registration-changes-at-clerks-office-offer-more-efficiency Changes are taking place at the Logan County Clerk's office involving vehicle registration, says clerk Scottie Harper.He is asking the public to have patience while the process is going on. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 12:01:41 EST Logan gets prelim approval for incentives http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/152636481/Logan-gets-prelim-approval-for-incentives Last week the Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority gave preliminary approval to Logan Aluminum for incentives regarding a possible expansion project. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 11:56:41 EST Hopeful rhetoric adorns wall of school-choice obstructionism http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/152635533/Hopeful-rhetoric-adorns-wall-of-school-choice-obstructionism House Education Committee Chairman Derrick Graham's recent op-ed reveals his clear understanding of Kentucky's education deficiencies. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 11:11:44 EST RHS and LCHS compete in Great Gator http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/152635291/RHS-and-LCHS-compete-in-Great-Gator The Great Gator Invitational track meet was held this past weekend at Greenwood High School in Bowling Green.The event featured teams from schools from all around the area and was a big success for all involved. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 11:01:44 EST Cougars lose one, win one http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/152635206/Cougars-lose-one-win-one On an Friday, March 27, the Logan County Cougars lost to the Christian County Colonels 3-1, but quickly got back into the win column with a victory over Metcalfe County at home on Saturday afternoon, 6-2. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 11:01:41 EST Lady Cougars drop fourth straight http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/152635132/Lady-Cougars-drop-fourth-straight The Logan County Lady Cougars travelled to Hartford, KY on Friday and lost a tough game 13-3 to the Ohio County Lady Eagles. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:56:41 EST Session leaves many in business community disappointed http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/152635113/Session-leaves-many-in-business-community-disappointed The 2015 session of the General Assembly is being heralded by some as a great success due to the passage of bills addressing heroin, the road fund and other issues. Without question, there is cause to acknowledge and celebrate those... Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:51:42 EST We must put an end to inappropriate teacher-student relationships in Kentucky http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/152634901/We-must-put-an-end-to-inappropriate-teacher-student-relationships-in-Kentucky –One of the key components of public education is the fact there should be a high level of public trust. The faculty and staff of our schools are entrusted daily with the lives and safety of our most vulnerable and impressionable citizens, the... Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:46:41 EST Panthers lose to Raiders 2-12 http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/152634935/Panthers-lose-to-Raiders-2-12 The Russellville Panthers drop to 1-6 on the season with a loss to the Warren East Raiders on Friday, 12-2.The win gives Coach Wes Sanford's squad its third win in a row and improves their overall record to 4-5. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:46:41 EST Lady Panthers off to best start ever http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/152634734/Lady-Panthers-off-to-best-start-ever Due to inclement weather, the Lady Panthers have had a few days to rest and practice after last week's victory over the Logan County Lady Cougars 3-2. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:41:43 EST Spring has sprung, and thus follows bad weather http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/152635006/Spring-has-sprung-and-thus-follows-bad-weather With the spring in full bloom, sever weather is not far behind. The Logan County Emergency Management office wants to inform the public before it hits of the importance of following instructions in the case of dangerous spring weather such as... Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:36:41 EST Antioch News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/152565112/Antioch-News Greetings from The Antioch Community. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:06:41 EST Availability of Logan County emergency food & shelter funds http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/152563921/Availability-of-Logan-County-emergency-food--shelter-funds Logan County has been selected to receive an award of $11,533 in Federal Funds through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/Federal Emergency Management Agency under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program to supplement emergency... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:01:42 EST Logan County News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/152584105/Logan-County-News Hello again from Logan County, Kentucky. One of the most beautiful and historic counties in our great state. A great place to raise a family, go to church, retire and live a long and wonderful life. A place that I call home. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:36:40 EST KTC: Bypass could open by end of 2017 http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/152582924/KTC:-Bypass-could-open-by-end-of-2017 The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet told the NDL this week that the opening of the Southern Russellville Bypass will not likely take place until late 2017. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:51:41 EST