News Democrat Leader- RSS Feed Thu, 29 Jan 2015 10:22:32 EST 1800 Russellville woman dies from automobile accident On Monday, Jan. 26, Russellville resident Nancy Baugh died this week after an automobile accident which occurred on Jan. 23 at approximately 5:30 p.m. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 10:16:42 EST Beware of advertising scams On Jan. 22, 2015, an advertisement was placed in the News-Democrat & Leader detailing a job sitting with an elderly man. The pay rate for the position was $18 per hour. A citizen reported that they had responded to the ad and could not communicate... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 09:56:43 EST Fiscal court runs long again, magistrates hire Amanda Warren as treasurer Tuesday's Logan County Fiscal Court was another long one (a little over three hours), beating out the last meeting two weeks ago by a few minutes. This year's meetings seem to be running an hour and a half longer than meetings last... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 09:56:41 EST Task force takes five off street after recovering 23 grams of meth The South Central Kentucky Drug Task Force (SCKDTF) in a combined investigation with the Logan County Sheriff's Department, obtained a warrant recently for the residence of Billy Hightower at 6395 Highland Lick Road, Lewisburg. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:01:41 EST Tractor stolen in Adairville The Logan County Sheriff's Department is looking for information about a theft that occurred in south Logan County on Thursday. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 14:21:42 EST Park Rangers travel to community garden Last week the Stevenson Elementary School “Park Rangers” went on a field trip to the Russellville Community Garden. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 14:16:42 EST Accident sends one to Nashville hospital in critical condition On Jan. 23, 2015, at approximately 5:30 p.m., the Logan County Sheriff's Department was notified of a motor vehicle accident with injuries on Deerlick Road. Upon arrival, deputies determined that a 2002 Dodge Dakota pickup truck, being driven by... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 14:06:41 EST Alumni football game to benefit high school programs There will be a special “alumni football game” coming in in April at Russellville's historic Rhea Stadium. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:41:41 EST (No heading) The 29th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Unity Walk was held on Friday morning. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:31:41 EST Auburn Rural sets 2015 membership dues The Auburn Rural Fire Department has released it's 2015 annual membership application and you can find it on their website at Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:06:42 EST R’ville given extension from state on Steetscape project The City of Russellville recently received paperwork from the State's Transportation Department for an extension on the Streetscape project through December of 2015. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:06:41 EST Olmstead holds spelling bee The Olmstead School recently held a spelling bee. The winners were: first place, Erin Kemp, daughter of Dan and Aline Kemp of Olmstead; second place, Blake Wood, son of Jason and Rhonda Wood of Russellville and third place, Alexis Davis, daughter of... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 12:31:41 EST Has the President exceeded his authority on immigration? In the State of the Union address, President Obama declared: “We can't put the security of families at risk by taking away their health insurance, or unraveling the new rules on Wall Street, or refighting past battles on immigration when... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 12:21:41 EST Inequality is costing us big-time Have you ever wondered what inequality costs the average American family?That is, what price do we pay — in actual dollars and cents — for tolerating an economy fixated on pumping our treasure to the top? Mon, 26 Jan 2015 12:16:42 EST Charter-school opponents need to turn the page National Fun at Work Day. National Kazoo Day. National Blueberry Pancake Day. They all occur on Wed., Jan. 28.Who knew so much could happen on a single “Hump Day?” Mon, 26 Jan 2015 12:16:41 EST Logan County Jail Report Barnett, Lorenzo M.- 01/21/2015- operating on suspended/revoked operators bond: 0Baskerville, Edora Jane- 01/15/2015- TBUT OR DISP shoplifting u/500 bond: 0 Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:51:41 EST Lewisburg Honor Roll 4th Grade Honor Roll“A” Honor RollReagan ChristianBreanna GreenwoodLillian Harris Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:46:41 EST Auburn Honor Roll 4th GradeAJenna ColesConner CovingtonSarah HowardMalachi HumbleElla MooreMariah Perdue Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:36:42 EST Lose it! Logan County Are you interested in losing weight and becoming more physically fit? Join us at the Logan County Extension Office on February 2, 2015 at 4 p.m. for our Lose It! Logan County program kick off. This program will be a 6 week program that will focus on... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:36:41 EST Help young people be good digital citizens Social media has made it easier than ever to share information with a large group of people, but that ability comes with a lot of responsibility. Oftentimes, young people can get into trouble on social media by sharing too much private information or... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:31:41 EST