News Democrat Leader- RSS NEWS Feed http://newsdemocratleader.com/section/NEWS http://newsdemocratleader.com/section/NEWS Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:41:47 EST 1800 Faster, easier website unveiled today http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news-notice_box/325165/Faster-easier-website-unveiled-today The News-Democrat & Leader is today unveiling a significant upgrade of its website, making newsdemocratleader.com easier to navigate, faster to load and more effective for advertisers. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Escaped inmate captured http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/324012/Escaped-inmate-captured The inmate who escaped from the Logan County Detention Center on July 6 was caught on Monday thanks to the combined efforts of the Logan County Sheriff's Department and the South Central Kentucky Drug Task Force. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Getting your child active during the summer http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news_agricultural/317203/Getting-your-child-active-during-the-summer Many children do not get the recommended 60 minutes of physical activity each day. It has been shown that about one-third of children spend more than 3 hours a day on television or screen time, robbing them of much needed activity. Physical activity... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Balloons, Tunes and BBQ Hosted by United Way announce plans http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/317284/Balloons-Tunes-and-BBQ-Hosted-by-United-Way-announce-plans United Way of Southern Kentucky is pleased to announce the 24th annual U.S. Bank Balloons, Tunes and BBQ festival will take place September 4-7, 2014 at the Bowling Green / Warren County Regional Airport. The festival is designed for the enjoyment and... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Kemp honored for distinguished service http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/316583/Kemp-honored-for-distinguished-service Last week, retired Logan County Schools superintendent Marshall Kemp was given the Kentucky Association of School Administrators (KASA) Distinguished Service Award at the association's annual summer leadership institute in... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Logan’s landfill closes in less than one year http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/316527/Logans-landfill-closes-in-less-than-one-year The closure of Logan County's landfill is less than a year away and much preparation is expected from now until July 4, 2015, when Waste Management, Inc., closes the gates. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST New Cloverville to make its state fair debut http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news_agricultural/317144/New-Cloverville-to-make-its-state-fair-debut As state fair attendees enter the West Hall of the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville this August, they are going to notice something new. Due to donations from businesses and individuals across Kentucky, 4-H has a new... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST New office offers services, support for children and adults with autism http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/317241/New-office-offers-services-support-for-children-and-adults-with-autism The Commission for Children with Special Health Care Needs (CCSHCN) has announced a new Office of Autism has been established at the agency. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Accident at Bypass intersection http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/317074/Accident-at-Bypass-intersection On Thursday, July 17, 2014, the Russellville Police Department responded to an accident with injuries at 9:11 a.m. at the intesection of US 68/80 and the Bypass. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST New student registration scheduled for Russellville district http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news_education/317175/New-student-registration-scheduled-for-Russellville-district Registration for new students in the Russellville Independent School District will be held on Monday, July 28, 2014, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at both Stevenson Elementary School and Russellville Junior/Senior High School. Please note that this... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST A new look, thanks to you http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/317112/A-new-look-thanks-to-you The News-Democrat & Leader is today launching a new look designed to make the newspaper easier to read, more dependable in its layout, and more effective for our advertisers. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Auburn’s Chief Higgins nabs Dollar General suspect http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/316827/Auburns-Chief-Higgins-nabs-Dollar-General-suspect On Friday, July 18, the Auburn Police Department arrested Steven D. Hollars, a 24 year old male from 157 J Wilson Road in Auburn. Hollars was charged with indecent exposure first degree for allegedly exposing himself in the Dollar Store. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Jenny Brown-Todd, new vet in familiar town http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/features-home_top/316619/Jenny-Brown-Todd-new-vet-in-familiar-town There's a new vet in town, but she's no stranger to this community. Dr. Jenny Brown-Todd, who recently moved back home, hung out her shingle earlier this year as Logan County's newest veterinarian, located on 153 Summer Street in... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Republican essay winners http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/features/316857/Republican-essay-winners Winners of the essay contest “What America Means to Me” read their essays at the Tuesday, July 15th meeting of the Logan County Republican Women's Club. This is the ninth annual contest sponsored by the LCRWC. Total money awarded was... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Logan County Jail Report http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/316758/Logan-County-Jail-Report Aguilar, Ramiro- 07/12/2014- operating a motor vehicle sub impaired alc/drugs/etc- bond: 0- failure to notify address change to dept bond: 0 Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Tourism commission hosting entertainment at the fair http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/5327562/Tourism-commission-hosting-entertainment-at-the-fair The Logan County Tourism Commission, in cooperation with the Logan County Fair Board, will be sponsoring two nights of quality family entertainment during the 2014 Logan County Fair next week. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Logan’s landfill closes in less than one year http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/5327437/Logans-landfill-closes-in-less-than-one-year The closure of Logan County's landfill is less than a year away and much preparation is expected from now until July 4, 2015, when Waste Management, Inc., closes the gates. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Kemp honored for distinguished service http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/5327242/Kemp-honored-for-distinguished-service Last week, retired Logan County Schools superintendent Marshall Kemp was given the Kentucky Association of School Administrators (KASA) Distinguished Service Award at the association's annual summer leadership institute in... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Jenny Brown-Todd, new vet in familiar town http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-local_features/5327318/Jenny-Brown-Todd-new-vet-in-familiar-town There's a new vet in town, but she's no stranger to this community. Dr. Jenny Brown-Todd, who recently moved back home, hung out her shingle earlier this year as Logan County's newest veterinarian, located on 153 Summer Street in... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Republican essay winners http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/local_features/5327447/Republican-essay-winners Winners of the essay contest “What America Means to Me” read their essays at the Tuesday, July 15th meeting of the Logan County Republican Women's Club. This is the ninth annual contest sponsored by the LCRWC. Total money awarded was... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST