News Democrat Leader- RSS news Feed http://newsdemocratleader.com/section/news http://newsdemocratleader.com/section/news Wed, 3 Sep 2014 01:20:41 EST 1800 Abramson touts success of ‘Close the Deal’ http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50457401/Abramson-touts-success-of-Close-the-Deal Lieutenant Governor Jerry Abramson joined state and local business and education leaders to launch the third round and tout the success of “Close the Deal,” a yearlong initiative that challenges high school seniors to pursue additional... Tue, 2 Sep 2014 21:05:07 EST Keltner graduates from the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle/50453907/Keltner-graduates-from-the-Graduate-School-of-Banking-at-Colorado Alex Keltner, Senior Vice President at First Southern National Bank, recently graduated from the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado (GSBC), a 25-month banking school which provides senior management and leadership education for community-banking... Tue, 2 Sep 2014 16:32:11 EST Construction begins at Champion Petfoods kitchens http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50488241/Construction-begins-at-Champion-Petfoods-kitchens Champion Petfoods is pleased to announce that site preparation at the new kitchen begins this week. The kitchen is located at 12871 Bowling Green Road – that's across the road from Shaker Equipment Sales. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 10:15:22 EST Living history program on Civil War planned at Jefferson Davis monument http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50453013/Living-history-program-on-Civil-War-planned-at-Jefferson-Davis-monument The Jefferson Davis State Historic Site will host a United States Colored Troops Living History program on Sept. 20, 2014, in observation of the Civil War Sesquicentennial. Mon, 1 Sep 2014 15:55:07 EST Sam Northern visits China http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle/50451754/Sam-Northern-visits-China Sam Northern, the 7th and 8th grade language arts teacher at Lewisburg School and a graduate of Russellville High School, was selected to participate in the 2014 Fulbright-Hays Summer Seminars Abroad: History and Culture in China. Mon, 1 Sep 2014 14:06:14 EST Happy Feet enters fifth year http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/50456650/Happy-Feet-enters-fifth-year Approximately 310 students from both the Logan County and Russellville school districts were fitted for shoes on Thursday thanks to the Russellville Rotary Foundation and its Happy Feet = Learning Feet program. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 19:39:09 EST Logan County Jail Report http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50451207/Logan-County-Jail-Report Anderson, Shannon M.- 08/27/2014- violation of Kentucky E.P.O./D.V.O. bond: 0 Sat, 30 Aug 2014 13:40:08 EST Westerfield named Legislator of the Year http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50455007/Westerfield-named-Legislator-of-the-Year Third District State Senator Whitney Westerfield (R-Hopkinsville) was selected as the 2014 Legislator of the Year by the Kentucky County Attorney Association (KCAA) at the annual Prosecutors Conference in Lexington. The award was made by Christian... Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:27:13 EST RHS looking into new sports http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50452367/RHS-looking-into-new-sports Russellville High School will be starting a series of meetings this week to gauge interest in three possible new sports that the athletic department may begin offering in the future. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:31:35 EST Change http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle-religion/50437931/Change Change is inevitable. It is the only constant. Each day moves us forward through the seasons – from the cold of winter to springtime's flowers – to summer's play and autumn's leaves. The cycle then repeats itself, but it... Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:37:16 EST RPD arrest two for bad checks http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50450394/RPD-arrest-two-for-bad-checks On Monday, Aug. 18, the Russellville Police Department was dispatched to the Auburn Bank branch after receiving a call that an unruly man was attempting to cash a fraudulent check. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:59:06 EST RPD to conduct safety checkpoints http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50450250/RPD-to-conduct-safety-checkpoints The Russellville Police Department will be increasing the safety of the motoring public through sobriety checkpoints over the Labor Day weekend. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:52:06 EST EPB to offer state’s fastest home internet http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50447931/EPB-to-offer-states-fastest-home-internet Starting next week, residents of Russellville will be the first in the state to have access to 1GB internet as the Electric Plant Board Smartnet will begin offering that service. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:43:11 EST Taxing Districts sets rates, county acknowledges http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/50447964/Taxing-Districts-sets-rates-county-acknowledges Three taxing districts presented their 2014 tax rates at the Tuesday, Aug. 26 Logan County Fiscal Court meeting as part of a new requirement bringing them to the largest county meeting to present the rates. Although the Logan County Fiscal Court has... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:11:08 EST Adult Ed presents skills testing program to county http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/50446749/Adult-Ed-presents-skills-testing-program-to-county Sheryl Markham, coordinator with Logan County Adult Education, attended Tuesday's Logan County Fiscal Court meeting to talk about the the Talent Assessment Program and the Test for Adult Basic Education (TABE). Before delving into the program,... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:10:11 EST Lake Malone News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50448422/Lake-Malone-News It is early at the lake and all is quiet. Yesterday, I saw the most beautiful ballet show on the water that I have ever seen since I have been here. There was the average “in board” motor boat flying through the water and on the back were... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:01:17 EST Adairville News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50448378/Adairville-News The Adairville Baptist Church is sponsoring a blood drive on Friday, September 5th from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. It takes at least 15 donors for the Red Cross to justify having a blood drive in any given area. Last year Adairville only produced 3... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:59:14 EST Auburn News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50448348/Auburn-News Hello Auburn, get your September calendar out. Those of you who have arthritis may be able to find relief from pain and stiffness through the Arthritis Foundation Exercise Class at the Senior Citizens Center, beginning next Tuesday. The class will be... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:58:04 EST Logan County News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50448329/Logan-County-News Hello my friends in Logan County, many counties throughout Kentucky and some 27 other states. I am pleased that the community columnists for the paper help keep so many people informed. Without this paper hundreds of transplanted Logan Countians would... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:56:12 EST Antioch http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community_news/50448215/Antioch Greetings from The Antioch Community.Bro. Rob Johnson preached for us Sunday morning in the absense of our Pastor. We were glad to have him.Tammy Sears did the special Sunday morning. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:46:14 EST