News Democrat Leader- RSS Feed http://newsdemocratleader.com/ http://newsdemocratleader.com/ Tue, 26 May 2015 06:43:30 EST 1800 General Motors to invest $439 million in Bowling Green Corvette Assembly Plant http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/153673606/General-Motors-to-invest-$439-million-in-Bowling-Green-Corvette-Assembly-Plant A major expansion is in the works at the Bowling Green Corvette Assembly Plant. Mon, 25 May 2015 20:01:41 EST Keep safety in mind this boating season http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/outdoors/153673567/Keep-safety-in-mind-this-boating-season Memorial Day weekend serves as the unofficial start to summer and draws boaters to Kentucky's lakes and rivers in droves. Mon, 25 May 2015 19:56:42 EST Choosing the right kayak for fishing and safety http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/outdoors/153673389/Choosing-the-right-kayak-for-fishing-and-safety The first time I fished a stream out of a kayak, you may have heard the oaths I swore in Tennessee. It was a short, cockpit or sit-in style kayak. I had a hard time controlling its tippy tendencies. Mon, 25 May 2015 19:46:41 EST Pair of events for students planned this weekend http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/153672835/Pair-of-events-for-students-planned-this-weekend This coming Saturday will be a big day for children in the community as there will be a pair of events taking place. Mon, 25 May 2015 19:16:41 EST Auburn knows importance of arts in school http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/153670107/Auburn-knows-importance-of-arts-in-school This past week Auburn School offered a fun and exciting dance and movement class to its 4th, 5th and 7th grade students. Lots of fun was had as kids were able to exercise, as well as learn about different cultures. Mon, 25 May 2015 16:31:41 EST Jeff Gregory earns First Responder of the Year http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/153669487/Jeff-Gregory-earns-First-Responder-of-the-Year Jeff Gregory of Auburn was recently recognized by Air Evac and the Bowling Green Hot Rods as the 2015 First Responder of the Year. Mon, 25 May 2015 16:11:41 EST Logan County Jail Report http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/153665265/Logan-County-Jail-Report Adams, Darren Thomas- 05/16/2015- assault, 4th degree (domestic violence) bond: $1,000Auberry, William F.- 05/14/2015- criminal possession forged instrument-2n bond: 0 Mon, 25 May 2015 14:11:41 EST Running towards her goal: Cobb finishes Boston Marathon http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/153679517/Running-towards-her-goal:-Cobb-finishes-Boston-Marathon Two years after a bomb that killed three people and injured an estimated 264 others, Auburn's Angela Cobb crossed the finish line at the Boston Marathon, completing a goal she had made for herself years before. Mon, 25 May 2015 09:01:41 EST EPA rules threaten aluminum’s revival http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/153654983/EPA-rules-threaten-aluminums-revival Aluminum may not cost as much as it did when special guests at banquets hosted by Napoleon III were offered a prized set of cutlery made from the metal while less-favored guests used knives and forks laden only with gold. Mon, 25 May 2015 08:21:42 EST Cougars draw Bowling Green for Region 4 Tourney http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/153689103/Cougars-draw-Bowling-Green-for-Region-4-Tourney The Logan County Cougars will open their Region 4 Tournament in the final game of opening day, Monday May 25, as they square-off against the District 14 Champions Bowling Green Purples. The game is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. at Nick Denes Field... Mon, 25 May 2015 01:16:41 EST Lady Panthers draw Cumberland County for Region 4 Tourney http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/153689092/Lady-Panthers-draw-Cumberland-County-for-Region-4-Tourney The Russellville Lady Panthers will open their Region 4 Tournament in the final game of opening day, Monday May 25. At 7 p.m. at WKU's Softball Complex Russellville will square-off against the District 16 Champion Cumberland County Lady... Mon, 25 May 2015 01:06:41 EST SES students perform Aristocats http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/153672362/SES-students-perform-Aristocats Parents and members of the community were treated to a special performance of “The Aristocats – Kids” on Thursday night at Stevenson Elementary. Fri, 22 May 2015 18:56:41 EST Logan County loses to Franklin-Simpson 0-4 http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/153667014/Logan-County-loses-to-Franklin-Simpson-0-4 Logan County fell to Franklin-Simpson 4-0 in seven innings on Thursday at LCHS.Seth Johnson, with the shutout, got the complete game win for Franklin-Simpson. He struck out nine, walked six, and allowed four hits. Fri, 22 May 2015 16:01:41 EST Russellville Middle School is site of 2015 Lady Panthers Basketball Camp http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/153665816/Russellville-Middle-School-is-site-of-2015-Lady-Panthers-Basketball-Camp Calvin Head, Russellville High School Athletic Director, and Head Coach of the Lady Panthers Basketball team, has announced dates and times of the 2015 Lady Panther Basketball. Fri, 22 May 2015 15:31:41 EST Seven brothers? A remarkable World War II story http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/153656045/Seven-brothers-A-remarkable-World-War-II-story This time last year I did a commentary on five brothers who served in World War II. Very impressive. Imagine my surprise when someone who caught the commentary sent me a package with this note: Fri, 22 May 2015 09:06:43 EST A fossil-fueled fantasy http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/153656007/A-fossil-fueled-fantasy Newfangled carbon-capture power plants supposedly burn coal without poisoning the planet. They don't. Fri, 22 May 2015 09:06:41 EST Antioch News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/153655405/Antioch-News Greetings from the Antioch Community.We sure did have the rain. Fri, 22 May 2015 08:41:41 EST Kentucky’s jobless rate falls to 5 percent in April 2015 http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/153655091/Kentuckys-jobless-rate-falls-to-5-percent-in-April-2015 Kentucky's unemployment rate continued to decrease as it fell to a seasonally adjusted preliminary April 2015 level of 5 percent from a revised 5.1 percent in March 2015, and well below the national rate, according to the Office of Employment... Fri, 22 May 2015 08:26:41 EST Spa News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion_columns/153622282/Spa-News Hello, hello, hope you had a good week, got your garden planted or whatever else you needed to do. Thu, 21 May 2015 16:01:41 EST Rain delays District 13 Baseball Championship game http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/153634446/Rain-delays-District-13-Baseball-Championship-game Rain on Wednesday caused the delay of the District 13 Championship game between the Logan County Cougars and the Franklin-Simpson Wildcats. Thu, 21 May 2015 14:31:41 EST