News Democrat Leader- RSS Feed http://newsdemocratleader.com/ http://newsdemocratleader.com/ Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:27:21 EST 1800 Some thoughts on governing http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/150345244/Some-thoughts-on-governing I have been working in or around government for over 50 years, and if you asked me to boil down what I've learned to one sentence, it is this: Governing is much harder work than most people imagine. This doesn't excuse its lapses or... Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:10:06 EST Spa News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion_columns/150360113/Spa-News Aren't we having beautiful days? Chilly in the morning, warming up in the afternoon. Guess farmers are getting things ready for winter. But remember to set your clocks next Sunday, Nov. 2. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 09:41:08 EST Russellville falls to South Warren 22-45 http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/150372624/Russellville-falls-to-South-Warren-22-45 The Russellville Panthers were defeated by the South Warren Spartans 45-22 at the Spartans' field Thursday night in their non-district match-up. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 08:13:05 EST Logan unemployment drops lower http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/150363382/Logan-unemployment-drops-lower Unemployment in Logan County continued to drop according to the latest statistics released by the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet last week. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:59:04 EST ‘Do’s and Don’ts’ of general election http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/150363052/Dos-and-Donts-of-general-election Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is reminding voters of Election Day “Do's and Don'ts” in advance of Kentucky's General Election on Nov. 4. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:39:10 EST Stokes resigns as commissioner, takes over temporary management of East Logan Water http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/150361546/Stokes-resigns-as-commissioner-takes-over-temporary-management-of-East-Logan-Water East Logan Water Commissioner Bill Stokes announced his resignation Tuesday at the Logan County Fiscal Court meeting saying he would be taking over management of the water district until a replacement for C.K. and Jana Hanks could be found. The Hanks... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:28:10 EST Bob Holmes coming to schools and Crossroads church http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/local_features/150361864/Bob-Holmes-coming-to-schools-and-Crossroads-church Popular evangelist Bob Holmes will be speaking at the Russellville High School gymnasium at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 1 and on Sunday, Nov. 2 at 10:30 a.m. at the Crossroads Church. Bob travels around the country entertaining the youth, military,... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:47:04 EST McConnell stumps in R’ville http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/150333692/McConnell-stumps-in-Rville One of the most heated and nationally talked about races this election season has been the one for the Kentucky seat in the U.S. Senate currently held by Republican Mitch McConnell. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:38:13 EST Clerk reminds voters in R’ville to flip over their ballots http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/150361777/Clerk-reminds-voters-in-Rville-to-flip-over-their-ballots When citizens of the City of Russellville go to the voting booths on Tuesday, Nov. 4 Clerk Scotty Harper wants to remind them to pay special attention to the back of their ballots for the council race. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:16:05 EST Antioch News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/150360427/Antioch-News Greetings from The Antioch Community.Sorry that I missed last week, but I had to keep an appointment with my Doctor. Thanks to those who told me that they missed it. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:05:04 EST Halloween can be a dangerous night for children http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/150360363/Halloween-can-be-a-dangerous-night-for-children Nationally, twice as many kids are killed while walking on Halloween than on other days of the year. But with some simple precautions, kids can stay safe. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:59:16 EST A Difficult Season http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/150360230/A-Difficult-Season My brother would have turned 29 the other day. Thus begins the season of difficult anniversaries. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:50:34 EST A challenge to college students: Be a full-time student http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/150360089/A-challenge-to-college-students:-Be-a-full-time-student Full-time employment across the developed world is generally defined as 40 to 44 hours per week. The expectations are lower in some countries, such as France, where full-time employment is set at 35 hours per week. The typical college student in... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:39:14 EST Auburn man rearrested for indecent exposure http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/150359522/Auburn-man-rearrested-for-indecent-exposure Steven D. Hollars, a 24 year old male from 157 J Wilson Road in Auburn, was rearrested Oct. 28, 2014, and charged with indecent exposure first degree for allegedly exposing himself in the Dollar Store in Auburn. Hollars is being held on a $50,000... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:56:07 EST Journalism class receives inspirational gift http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news_education/150358953/Journalism-class-receives-inspirational-gift Mr. Jeff Jones called Mrs. Bonnie Hartley about two months ago and said, “I have some monies that I would like to give to the Journalism Class as a memorial to Don Beauchamp.” A call of this nature has never been received by Mrs. Hartley;... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:27:07 EST Olmstead Honor Roll http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news_education/150267606/Olmstead-Honor-Roll 4th gradeAll A'sGracie BordersRachel DezarnKinsey HayesKyndall McIntoshSophie MorrisIsadora PerezElizabeth Phelps Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:50:09 EST Lady Cougars’ season ends http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/150357665/Lady-Cougars-season-ends The South Warren Lady Spartans defeated the Logan County Lady Cougars 3-0 (25-23, 25-21, 25-18) in their semi-final game in the 2014 4th Region Volleyball Tournament Wednesday night at the Warren County Central High School Gym. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:26:08 EST Share your stories of faith http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle-religion-news/150345101/Share-your-stories-of-faith Do you have a positive story of inspiration and good will you would love to share, one that will bring hope and encouragement to others? Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:05:08 EST Auburn Honor Roll http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news_education/150345279/Auburn-Honor-Roll 4th Grade - A Honor Roll:Jenna ColesConner CovingtonSarah HowardMalachi HumbleEmma JacksonMadison KempfMadison McCall Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:16:14 EST Logan County advances- will play South Warren next http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/150341506/Logan-County-advances--will-play-South-Warren-next The Logan County Cougars defeated Allen County Scottsville 3-0 (25-9, 25-14, 25-20) in the opening round of the 2014 4th Region Volleyball Tournament. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 08:38:06 EST