News Democrat Leader- RSS Feed http://newsdemocratleader.com/ http://newsdemocratleader.com/ Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:51:07 EST 1800 Right-to-work’s hand up better than government handouts http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/50379077/Right-to-works-hand-up-better-than-government-handouts As a result of increased pressure achieved by a perfect storm of increasing competition from other energy sources along with the Environmental Protection Agency's mandate that Kentucky reduce its CO2 emissions by 18 percent within the next 15... Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:11:10 EST (No heading) http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50367107/ Thank you Lord for the much needed rain. It was so wonderful seeing the rain pour down and knowing that the plants, grass and flowers were being nourished. God is good! Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:15:13 EST Six down, four more to go http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/50365897/Six-down-four-more-to-go In December of 2012, the Russellville Lion's Club, along with contributions from individuals, began working on a project of restoring windows at the Logan County Archives building. The archives serves as home to a great deal of the... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:13:08 EST Russellville receives $100K from ‘Safe Routes to School’ program for sidewalks http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/50366379/Russellville-receives-$100K-from-Safe-Routes-to-School-program-for-sidewalks The City of Russellville recently received $100,000 for renovating sidewalks as part of the “Safe Routes to School” program enabling children to safely walk or ride their bikes to school. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:42:07 EST Fall sports teams get going http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-sports/50366458/Fall-sports-teams-get-going The fall high school sports season got under way this week with several local teams having a great start to the season.LCHS girls soccer wins big Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:38:09 EST L’burg adjusts water-sewer rate schedule http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/50365293/Lburg-adjusts-water-sewer-rate-schedule The City of Lewisburg passed a few changes in its water/sewer rate schedule during the Monday, Aug. 18 city council meeting. Some customers will see a decrease, while others will experience the opposite. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:28:16 EST United Way invites residents to share thoughts on issues impacting the community http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/announcements/50364323/United-Way-invites-residents-to-share-thoughts-on-issues-impacting-the-community United Way of Southern Kentucky is looking to engage community members across Southern Kentucky to create a shared vision for the future and set goals for collective action. In order to accomplish these goals, United Way is reaching out to community... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:12:04 EST Why government openness matters http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/50365866/Why-government-openness-matters One of the fundamental lessons of the 9/11 tragedy was that our government carried a share of blame for the failure to stop the attacks. Not because it was asleep at the switch or ignorant of the dangers that Al Qaeda posed, but because the agencies... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:56:05 EST The Obama economic record: the worst five years since World War II http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/50365822/The-Obama-economic-record:-the-worst-five-years-since-World-War-II In spite of the claims by President Obama's Council of Economic Advisors regarding his administration's economic accomplishments, the U.S. economy has grown very slowly in the years since the Great Recession of 2008-09. After four years of... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:53:07 EST Solar power gets hot, hot, hot http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/50365727/Solar-power-gets-hot-hot-hot With so many homeowners and businesses making greener energy choices, private utilities — along with big oil, gas, coal, and nuclear companies — see the writing on the wall. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:46:12 EST FaceBook or Face-to-Face? http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle-religion/50365096/FaceBook-or-Face-to-Face When Jesus spoke of the rule of law, he always did two things. First, he always embraced the law. Second, he enhanced the rule of law with the “rule” of love. In Matthew 5:38-42, Jesus cited the “law,” both scriptural and... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:09:09 EST 3000 Souls Saved http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle-religion/50365073/3000-Souls-Saved On the day of Pentecost some 2000 years ago, the apostle Peter preached a sermon. He preached Jesus Christ and him crucified. For many centuries the Jews had anticipated the Anointed One of God, the Messiah, the Christ. Now Peter explains that this... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:04:15 EST Blake, Higgins http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/engagements/50364388/Blake-Higgins Ricky and Bonnie Blake of Lewisburg would like to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Angela Michele Blake to Paul Andrew Higgins, son of John and the late Meryl Higgins of Russellville. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:15:08 EST Steenbergen, Anderson http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/engagements/50364756/Steenbergen-Anderson Randy and Dana Steenbergen of Russellville announce the engagement of their daughter, Alesha Rene' Steenbergen, to Wesley John Anderson, son of Glenn and Theresa Anderson of Russellville. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:04:11 EST Lake Malone http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50363999/Lake-Malone You have heard the old saying “you are in for a treat instead of a treatment”? Well, you have had it today! I am going to give you a treatment instead of a treat!!! You really can't call it spring fever because spring has come and... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:03:20 EST Logan County http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50363828/Logan-County Since December 2013 I have been hospitalized off and on with a series of ailments. One thought to be fatal at first. In fact for several months it was surmised by the doctors at two different hospitals that I had one to three years to live. Some type... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:59:14 EST Auburn http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50363746/Auburn To all the faithful followers of the Auburn Column, who actually read the newspaper and not on line, we will begin today's column where the last portion of the August 15 column was inadvertently omitted in print ending mid-sentence in an... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:53:14 EST USDA Farm Service Agency reminds producers: farm bill allows early termination for certain CRP contracts http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news_agricultural/50363879/USDA-Farm-Service-Agency-reminds-producers:-farm-bill-allows-early-termination-for-certain-CRP-contracts USDA Kentucky Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, John W. McCauley reminds producers that as of Aug. 6, producers with acres under contract through the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) can apply for early contract termination, as required... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:11:11 EST (No heading) http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50356803/ Greetings from The Antioch Community.Sure am thankful for the good rain that we received.My cousin Omanell Robertson called me from Florida. She is still having Health problems. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:31:10 EST Spa http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion_columns/50355369/Spa It is that time again. How was your week? Did you get rain? I hear Glynn and Sue Copeland of Mayfield, former pastor, attended services last Sunday at Elk Lick. I know everyone enjoyed getting to see them. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:27:16 EST