News Democrat Leader- RSS Feed http://newsdemocratleader.com/ http://newsdemocratleader.com/ Thu, 27 Nov 2014 12:26:28 EST 1800 Gregory organizes church services at jail, 28 inmates attend http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/150686527/Gregory-organizes-church-services-at-jail-28-inmates-attend Newly elected jailer Phil Gregory is making good on one of his campaign promises and holding church services at the detention center. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:48:08 EST Lake Malone News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/150685480/Lake-Malone-News I have been told “EVERYTHING MUST COME TO AN END”! Well, the end is here. It is not spring, summer or fall. I have to admit it is fast approaching winter! Ooops, I have said that bad word and I admit it is officially WINTER. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:44:13 EST Faith is the Victory http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle-religion/150685156/Faith-is-the-Victory No matter where we may live, work, go to school, or whatever else might fill our day, temptation is all around us, continually. Each of us must individually deal with the temptations of this world. The issues that I struggle with may not tempt you in... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:30:08 EST Spa News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion_columns/150685746/Spa-News Greetings on this beautiful Saturday morning, however, I don't like the weatherman's predictions for tomorrow. As of now he is giving 100 percent rain. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:19:14 EST What lies ahead http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/150683048/What-lies-ahead Given all the words and images devoted to the midterm elections over the past few weeks, you'd think the results had told us something vital about the future of the country. In reality, they were just a curtain-raiser. It's the next few... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:29:16 EST Rotary’s Operation Warm delivers coats http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/150649242/Rotarys-Operation-Warm-delivers-coats For the fourth straight year, the Russellville Rotary Club's Operation Warm recently distributed over 200 coats to Family Resource Centers at all local schools in both the Logan County and for the benefit of disadvantaged children in preschool... Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:28:13 EST Five arrested in Adairville drug bust http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/150667687/Five-arrested-in-Adairville-drug-bust While serving a bench warrant on Monday, the Logan County Sheriff's Department made a substantial drug bust that resulted in the arrest of five individuals. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:05:18 EST Community Action’s Heating program under way http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/150648819/Community-Actions-Heating-program-under-way With expectations of a very cold winter ahead and the expenses of the up-and-coming holiday season, people are concerned about how they will pay their heating bills. This matched with the cold weather already here, heating a home is becoming a problem... Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:28:07 EST November is national caregivers month http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news_agricultural/150649889/November-is-national-caregivers-month Caregiving touches every individual and family at some point and in some capacity. You may want to consider, recognizing caregivers in your family or community by hosting an event or get together to honor and support the hard work they provide. You... Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:57:10 EST Help clean up your watershed http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news_agricultural/150649812/Help-clean-up-your-watershed Water is one of our most important natural resources, and many people take it for granted. Our actions on land can greatly impact aquatic life miles away. Knowing and understanding where your water comes from can help you take measures to provide a... Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:53:11 EST Pennyrile Electric names new President/CEO http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/150649589/Pennyrile-Electric-names-new-President/CEO The Pennyrile Rural Electric Board of Directors last week announced the hiring of Greg Grisson as the new President/CEO, which will be effective on March 2, 2015. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:45:13 EST Old hospital bid packets now available http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/150647198/Old-hospital-bid-packets-now-available The city of Russellville released bid packages Monday, Nov. 24 for selling the old Logan County Hospital. The city decided to sell the property the first of November, giving up on a renovation idea brought about by a former administration. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:15:14 EST Sheriff’s Department receives $6,500 grant to purchase body armor http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/150649820/Sheriffs-Department-receives-$6500-grant-to-purchase-body-armor The Logan County Sheriff's Department received word recently they were the recipient of a $6,500 Kentucky Homeland Safety grant which will go to purchase body armor for bailiffs at the Logan County Justice Center. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:12:05 EST Old fashioned Christmas brought back to the square http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/150646255/Old-fashioned-Christmas-brought-back-to-the-square Russellville's Mayor Mark Stratton wants to see Christmas brought back to the square and has scheduled an event on Dec. 22 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. that will do just that. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:02:12 EST We all have something to be thankful for http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/150647998/We-all-have-something-to-be-thankful-for Well, another Thanksgiving has rolled around… I like to think that all of us have something to be thankful for… home, family, friends, and yet, I suppose there are those who would seem to have lost everything, have nothing to be thankful... Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:37:10 EST Stevenson Elementary holds Veterans Day ceremony http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news_education/150647855/Stevenson-Elementary-holds-Veterans-Day-ceremony The Stevenson Singers, led by Mrs. Elaine Blythe, performed the patriotic songs “Red, White and Blue” and “On Veterans Day” at a school-wide assembly recognizing Veterans Day in mid-November. Special guest Mr. Brian Brown of... Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:32:05 EST Fishing remains productive during deer season http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/150647733/Fishing-remains-productive-during-deer-season Kentucky offers some of the finest deer hunting found anywhere, and the modern gun deer season stands as one of the most anticipated opportunities each year.Its allure draws many anglers away from the water in November. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:27:13 EST Is the GOP the Religion Party? http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/150647640/Is-the-GOP-the-Religion-Party National exit polling from Congressional races tells us some interesting things about the role of religious values in the 2014 midterm elections. It also sends a signal to the Republican Party about its supporters now and in the future. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:23:15 EST Cashing in on the ISIS crisis http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/150647519/Cashing-in-on-the-ISIS-crisis Maybe you think the U.S. air war on the Islamic State is a fine plan. Maybe you don't. Either way, have you considered how little Washington's latest military foray in the Middle East has to do with America's welfare? Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:20:09 EST Fear not criminal-justice reforms http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/150647278/Fear-not-criminal-justice-reforms Politicians often opine about how the latest election results indicate that “the people want us to get something done.” Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:11:09 EST