News Democrat Leader- RSS NEWS Feed http://newsdemocratleader.com/section/NEWS http://newsdemocratleader.com/section/NEWS Sat, 29 Nov 2014 02:06:12 EST 1800 Auburn News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/150687289/Auburn-News Gobble, gobble, gobble….consuming too much turkey, causes a language change, gobble, gobble; so no Black Friday for me. Even if I had the money, I wouldn't be able to waddle around the stores. Fri, 28 Nov 2014 13:10:08 EST Logan County News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/150685440/Logan-County-News Hello again from historic Peach Blossom Hall in the heart of Logan County. The original home was built in 1830 with the house almost doubling in size in 1860. The great house has 15 rooms at the present time but in my family we always like to add a... Fri, 28 Nov 2014 11:43:10 EST Being thankful to God http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle-religion/150685070/Being-thankful-to-God Even though I clutch my blanket and growl when the alarm rings, thank you, Lord, that I can hear. There are many who are deaf. Even though I keep my eyes closed against the morning light as long as possible, thank you, Lord, that I can see. Many are... Fri, 28 Nov 2014 11:26:12 EST County having boiler problems, searches for cleanup http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/150685964/County-having-boiler-problems-searches-for-cleanup With the weather turning cold the county had some trouble lighting the pilot lights on two boilers that heat the historic Logan County Courthouse. The boilers date back to the early 1970s, but according to Judge-Executive Logan Chick they are supposed... Fri, 28 Nov 2014 11:10:07 EST Auburn fire chief questions court on forming substation committee http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/150684660/Auburn-fire-chief-questions-court-on-forming-substation-committee Questions concerning where to place future fire substations and the forming of a committee to help with those decisions came about during Tuesdays fiscal court meeting, when Auburn Rural Fire Chief Jim Kutzman addressed the... Fri, 28 Nov 2014 10:08:12 EST Auburn hosts Merchant’s Christmas Open House Dec. 6 http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/150683452/Auburn-hosts-Merchants-Christmas-Open-House-Dec.-6 The City of Auburn will be featuring its annual Merchant's Christmas Open House on Saturday, Dec. 6 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. This is a day set aside during the holiday season where shoppers can park their cars and walk around the town, visiting the... Fri, 28 Nov 2014 09:00:18 EST 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