News Democrat Leader- RSS NEWS Feed http://newsdemocratleader.com/section/NEWS http://newsdemocratleader.com/section/NEWS Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:25:24 EST 1800 EPB to begin trimming trees http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50090561/EPB-to-begin-trimming-trees The Russellville Electric Plant Board is starting on a tree-trimming project to help make sure its customers have the best reliability possible. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Happy Feet program seeking funding http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50089836/Happy-Feet-program-seeking-funding The Russellville Rotary Foundation is starting up its fund drive for the upcoming school year and the Happy Feet = Learning Feet program, which gives free shoes to needy children. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST 2014 wheat harvest has mixed outcomes http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news_agricultural/50088760/2014-wheat-harvest-has-mixed-outcomes Mother Nature threw some curve balls to the wheat crop over the growing season. Now at harvest time, some growers are finding out their crop safely weathered the season, while others are discovering they struck out. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST County contributes toward fresh produce program in Logan http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/50087542/County-contributes-toward-fresh-produce-program-in-Logan Leaders of three non-profit organizations came to the Tuesday, July 22 fiscal court meeting to educate magistrates about the “Feeding Americans: From Farm to Table” program. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Auburn traffic stop sends one to jail for drugs http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/50086956/Auburn-traffic-stop-sends-one-to-jail-for-drugs A routine traffic stop turned into a drug arrest for the Logan County Sheriff's Department Friday, July 25, 2014. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST 2014 Kentucky Artisans Quilt Challenge http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle/50086429/2014-Kentucky-Artisans-Quilt-Challenge Kentucky Artisans at the Saddle Factory is sponsoring a quilt challenge for all area quilters. Participants will be asked to incorporate a specific challenge fabric and a pre-determined design into the quilt. While those two requirements must be met,... Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Logan County Jail Report http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50068186/Logan-County-Jail-Report Ballard, Terry John- 07/17/2014- non-payment of fines bond: $1,064 Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Scottish dancers coming to Logan County Fair http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50057842/Scottish-dancers-coming-to-Logan-County-Fair The Murphy family from Nashville, take Scottish Highland Dance from the Glengarry School of Highland Dance in Brentwood, Tenn., and will be performing next week at the Logan County Fair. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Judging others http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle-religion/50048438/Judging-others 3 The scribes and the Pharisees brought a woman who had been caught in adultery; and making her stand before all of them, 4 they said to him, “Teacher, this woman was caught in the very act of committing adultery. 5 Now in the law Moses... Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Champion Petfoods breaks ground for new industry http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/50056146/Champion-Petfoods-breaks-ground-for-new-industry Governor Steve Beshear joined company officials and community leaders in Logan County on Wednesday to break ground on Champion Petfoods' first U.S. kitchen. which is to be located in Auburn. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Hub excited to begin school year http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/50058004/Hub-excited-to-begin-school-year With students returning to class next week in Logan County, new superintendent Dr. Kevin Hub has been on the job for a little over three weeks now. And he is looking forward to starting the school year as the head of the district. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST County receives appreciation for being smoke/tobacco free http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50057147/County-receives-appreciation-for-being-smoke/tobacco-free Kathy Thweatt, Health Educator for the Logan County Health Department, presented the Logan County Fiscal Court Tuesday with a plaque of appreciation for promoting a smoke/tobacco free environment. The county went smoke/tobacco free less than a year... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Vaught asks for finacial support from county for the arts http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/50057846/Vaught-asks-for-finacial-support-from-county-for-the-arts Larry Vaught, chairman of the Russellville Arts Council, addressed the Logan County Fiscal Court Tuesday asking for financial support for the arts. Vaught and other volunteers organize productions throughout the year for the community's youth,... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Small debate breaks out in fiscal court over sealing roads http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50057365/Small-debate-breaks-out-in-fiscal-court-over-sealing-roads A minor disagreement between second district magistrate Jack Crossley and county road supervisor Paul Lyne occurred at Tuesday's Logan County Fiscal Court. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Thoughts, Words and Deeds http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle-religion/50055960/Thoughts-Words-and-Deeds Most, if not all things that we say or do, begins with a thought in our hearts. What can it hurt if we keep our thoughts to ourselves and never act on them, then who will know? “But I say unto you, whosoever looks on a woman to lust after her,... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Brian Rogers graduates from Indiana University School of Optometry http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle/50055327/Brian-Rogers-graduates-from-Indiana-University-School-of-Optometry Brian Rogers, son of Don and Alecia Rogers of Auburn, graduated from Indiana University School of Optometry on May 9, 2014. Brian graduated from Logan County High in 2004 and Western Kentucky University in 2008. He is planning to practice locally. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Couple graduates, to do residency at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo. http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle/50055348/Couple-graduates-to-do-residency-at-Washington-University-in-St.-Louis-Mo. Benjamin Rogers, son of Don and Alecia Rogers of Auburn, graduated from the University of Louisville Medical School on May 10, 2014. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Escaped inmate captured http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/50024012/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. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Nearly 1,000 participate in sixth annual Day of Caring http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/features/50055056/Nearly-1000-participate-in-sixth-annual-Day-of-Caring Wednesday, July 23, 2014, marked United Way of Southern Kentucky's sixth annual Day of Caring. As a result of this program, nearly 1,000 volunteers representing 70 companies across Allen, Barren, Logan, Simpson, and Warren Counties joined local... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Russellville ready to welcome back students http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news_education/50047438/Russellville-ready-to-welcome-back-students There will be a Back-to-School Bash at Stevenson Elementary School on July 29 from 4-6 p.m. for preschool through fifth grade students. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST