News Democrat Leader- RSS NEWS Feed http://newsdemocratleader.com/section/NEWS http://newsdemocratleader.com/section/NEWS Thu, 27 Nov 2014 14:21:59 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 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 Logan Farm Bureau outstanding youth http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle-local_features/150646924/Logan-Farm-Bureau-outstanding-youth Logan County Farm Bureau was represented at the District Four Outstanding Youth and Variety Competition by (left to right) Lilly Robertson, daughter of Jeremy and Tabitha Robertson. Lilly was the winner of the female division. She will be competing on... Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:57:06 EST Kentucky’s jobless rate plunges to 6.2 percent in October http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/150645327/Kentuckys-jobless-rate-plunges-to-6.2-percent-in-October Kentucky's seasonally adjusted preliminary unemployment rate dropped to its lowest rate in more than six years in October 2014 at 6.2 percent from a revised 6.7 percent in September 2014, according to the Office of Employment and Training (OET),... Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:53:08 EST Logan County High School Placed on the College Board’s 5th Annual AP® District Honor Roll for Significant Gains in Student Access and Success http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news_education/150645343/Logan-County-High-School-Placed-on-the-College-Boards-5th-Annual-AP-District-Honor-Roll-for-Significant-Gains-in-Student-Access-and-Success The Logan County school district is one of 547 school districts in the U.S. and Canada being honored by the College Board with placement on the 5th Annual AP District Honor Roll for increasing access to AP course work while simultaneously maintaining... Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:49:05 EST Auburn lodge holds fundraiser for Auburn Fire Department http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/150645660/Auburn-lodge-holds-fundraiser-for-Auburn-Fire-Department Auburn's Lodge F&AM #374 held a soup social at the Auburn Senior Center on Nov. 8, 2014, and raised $150 for the Auburn Fire Department. Dan Maglothlin (left) is pictured handing the donation to Randy Rust (right). Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:24:05 EST Logan Memorial Hospital earns ‘top performer’ recognition http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/150547299/Logan-Memorial-Hospital-earns-top-performer-recognition Logan Memorial Hospital today announced it has been recognized as a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in the United States. Logan Memorial Hospital was... Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:23:11 EST Russellville Rotary Club distributes dictionaries to local schools http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/150611060/Russellville-Rotary-Club-distributes-dictionaries-to-local-schools The Russellville Rotary Club recently distributed A Student's Dictionary to third graders at all local elementary schools. Besides being a complete dictionary, the books are a comprehensive reference containing the United States Constitution,... 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