News Democrat Leader- RSS Feed http://newsdemocratleader.com/ http://newsdemocratleader.com/ Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:40:35 EST 1800 Barrow Eye Center moves to new location Monday http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/152071099/Barrow-Eye-Center-moves-to-new-location-Monday Jon and Dr. Darla Barrow will be working this weekend moving into their new office in preparation for opening Monday, March 2. The Barrow Eye Center is moving from East Fourth Street in Russellville, where it has operated since the Barrows opened in... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 11:46:42 EST Logan County News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/152057369/Logan-County-News Hello again from historic Peach Blossom Hall overlooking downtown Russellville, the county seat, in Logan County, Kentucky. One of the most unique towns and counties in the commonwealth. A place of gracious ladies, highly intelligent men and lots of... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 16:36:42 EST Schochoh News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/152057315/Schochoh-News Greetings from Schochoh! Hope ya'll have had a great week. I think we all have had our fill of snow this week, but I still get a little excited about the idea of snow in the forcast! There was a large farm equipment auction this past weekend and... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 16:36:41 EST Going off the rails http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/152054614/Going-off-the-rails When 27 CSX tanker cars loaded with fracked North Dakota crude tumbled onto a West Virginia riverbank on President's Day, the ensuing fireballs leveled a house and forced hundreds of people to flee amid a heavy snowstorm. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:21:42 EST Salvation outside the church? http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle-religion/152053884/Salvation-outside-the-church I recently read on face book where someone stated that it is not necessary to be a member of any church to be saved. According to this person, it is just a private deal between God and man, and the church has absolutely nothing to do with our... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:01:43 EST Constables to use mutual aid channel http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/152069799/Constables-to-use-mutual-aid-channel Constables having access to a radio channel belonging to the sheriff's department was once again brought to the Logan County Fiscal Court's table this week. Two weeks ago, Butch Inman, constable for the Fourth District, asked the court for... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 12:26:41 EST Willis takes felony pre-trial diversion deal http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/152070646/Willis-takes-felony-pre-trial-diversion-deal A young man who found himself in trouble last year for threatening to kill a fellow student at Logan County High School accepted a five year felony pre-trial diversion Monday, Feb. 16 in a Logan County Circuit Court. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 12:21:41 EST Russellville tech center vandalized, burglarized http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/152068633/Russellville-tech-center-vandalized-burglarized The Russellville school district is working together with the Russellville Police Department in order to find out who broke in, vandalized and stole from the district's tech center. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 12:16:41 EST Adairville News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/152067464/Adairville-News Sometimes God speaks where we all have to listen. This past week He said, “Slow down, stay at home, don't go to meetings, ballgames, and other activities at night. Enjoy some time at home.” I think He knows that at times He has to... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 09:51:45 EST Spa News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion_columns/152067523/Spa-News Well, here we are trying for Spa in the paper for the 5th week. I blame the weather for last week's not getting in print. The mail didn't go Monday. The mail carrier couldn't get to the box on Tuesday, so it didn't get picked... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 09:26:41 EST Swimming Panthers do well in regional meet http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/152065320/Swimming-Panthers-do-well-in-regional-meet The Russellville High School Swimming Panthers traveled to Owensboro on Friday, February 13 to compete in the Region 1 Swimming & Diving Championships. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 02:46:41 EST Top Seeds Advance in District 13 Tournament http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/152065312/Top-Seeds-Advance-in-District-13-Tournament Rob Rose | NDLRob Rose | NDL Thu, 26 Feb 2015 02:41:42 EST District 13 First Round: Panthers defeat Wildcats 80-66 http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/152065298/District-13-First-Round:-Panthers-defeat-Wildcats-80-66 The Russellville Panthers soundly defeated the Franklin-Simpson Wildcats 80-66 in their opening round game of the 2015 District 13 Tournament. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 02:36:42 EST District 13 opening round: Cougars 76, Rebels 57 http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/152065263/District-13-opening-round:-Cougars-76-Rebels-57 On Tuesday night, the Logan County Cougars faced the Todd County Central High School Rebels on their home court in the opening game of the opening round of the 2015 District 13 Tournament. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 02:31:41 EST District 13 opening round: Lady Cougars 85, Lady Panthers 61 http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/152065232/District-13-opening-round:-Lady-Cougars-85-Lady-Panthers-61 On Tuesday night the Lady Cougars squared off for the third time this season against the talented and hardworking Lady Panthers in the opening game of the opening round of the 2015 District 13 Tournament. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 02:16:41 EST Auburn News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/152057120/Auburn-News Good morning Auburn. We have a bright sunny vitamin D day. Might be a good time to get out, go to the grocery and run errands. We haven't had this opportunity for several days. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 16:31:41 EST Lake Malone News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/152057016/Lake-Malone-News Just a quick note to let you know that old TG is still here; way down south where there is no SNOW and lots of sunshine. Well, there is no snow but it has not been WARM. Today was the first day that I dug out a pair of shorts and went outside. It has... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 16:26:43 EST Here’s the guy Rudy is talking about http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/152054861/Heres-the-guy-Rudy-is-talking-about Rudy Giuliani is being roundly criticized for several recent statements he has made about President Barack Obama, including the claim that Obama in his youth was influenced by a literal communist. I cannot address all of Giuliani's remarks, but... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:26:41 EST Single-gender bathrooms now controversial http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/152054468/Single-gender-bathrooms-now-controversial Fairness Campaign director Chris Hartman called passage of SB 76 which maintains single-gender restrooms in Kentucky public schools “prioritizing discrimination.” He's right. Requiring girls to use the girls room and boys to use the... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:16:42 EST Fear of the Storm http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle-religion/152054366/Fear-of-the-Storm Fear is something that is common to all of us. Truth be told, many of our fears are baseless - we are afraid of and worry about things that never happen. But there are times when our worst fears are realized. How can we deal with it? Where can we find... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:16:41 EST