News Democrat Leader- RSS news Feed Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:39:02 EST 1800 (No heading) Thank you Lord for the much needed rain. It was so wonderful seeing the rain pour down and knowing that the plants, grass and flowers were being nourished. God is good! Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:15:13 EST Six down, four more to go In December of 2012, the Russellville Lion's Club, along with contributions from individuals, began working on a project of restoring windows at the Logan County Archives building. The archives serves as home to a great deal of the... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:13:08 EST Russellville receives $100K from ‘Safe Routes to School’ program for sidewalks$100K-from-Safe-Routes-to-School-program-for-sidewalks The City of Russellville recently received $100,000 for renovating sidewalks as part of the “Safe Routes to School” program enabling children to safely walk or ride their bikes to school. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:42:07 EST L’burg adjusts water-sewer rate schedule The City of Lewisburg passed a few changes in its water/sewer rate schedule during the Monday, Aug. 18 city council meeting. Some customers will see a decrease, while others will experience the opposite. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:28:16 EST FaceBook or Face-to-Face? When Jesus spoke of the rule of law, he always did two things. First, he always embraced the law. Second, he enhanced the rule of law with the “rule” of love. In Matthew 5:38-42, Jesus cited the “law,” both scriptural and... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:09:09 EST 3000 Souls Saved On the day of Pentecost some 2000 years ago, the apostle Peter preached a sermon. He preached Jesus Christ and him crucified. For many centuries the Jews had anticipated the Anointed One of God, the Messiah, the Christ. Now Peter explains that this... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:04:15 EST Lake Malone You have heard the old saying “you are in for a treat instead of a treatment”? Well, you have had it today! I am going to give you a treatment instead of a treat!!! You really can't call it spring fever because spring has come and... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:03:20 EST Logan County Since December 2013 I have been hospitalized off and on with a series of ailments. One thought to be fatal at first. In fact for several months it was surmised by the doctors at two different hospitals that I had one to three years to live. Some type... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:59:14 EST Auburn To all the faithful followers of the Auburn Column, who actually read the newspaper and not on line, we will begin today's column where the last portion of the August 15 column was inadvertently omitted in print ending mid-sentence in an... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:53:14 EST USDA Farm Service Agency reminds producers: farm bill allows early termination for certain CRP contracts USDA Kentucky Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, John W. McCauley reminds producers that as of Aug. 6, producers with acres under contract through the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) can apply for early contract termination, as required... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:11:11 EST (No heading) Greetings from The Antioch Community.Sure am thankful for the good rain that we received.My cousin Omanell Robertson called me from Florida. She is still having Health problems. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:31:10 EST Used or new? Sheriff’s department looks into two cruisers The Logan County Sheriff's Department wants to rotate two of its older, high mileage cruisers to help keep up with the battle of ensuring the fleet is up-to-date and up-to-par. The department has 16 cruisers on the road and three... Mon, 18 Aug 2014 13:03:10 EST Oberhausen receives prestigious Hadden scholarship Caitlynn Oberhausen, of Auburn, recently received the prestigious Eloise Hadden Scholarship to go towards finishing her degree at Western Kentucky University. The $1,000 scholarship is awarded to students who exemplify not only scholastic achievement,... Mon, 18 Aug 2014 12:57:09 EST Logan unemployment still among lowest The unemployment rate in Logan County continued to be well below the state average and among the lowest in the region according to the most recent statistics from the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and... Mon, 18 Aug 2014 12:39:11 EST R’ville Lion’s prepare for ‘Variety Musical Concert’ The Russellville Lions Club will be hosting its “Variety Musical Concert & Bake Sale” on Saturday, Aug. 23 at the old Logan County Courthouse. The doors will open at 2 p.m. with the concert being from 3-9 p.m. The show will be in the... Mon, 18 Aug 2014 12:07:10 EST Emergency drill planned for Logan County On Wednesday, Sept. 17 at 9 a.m., members from several emergency response agencies, along with the Logan Memorial Hospital, will be having a “mock emergency drill” to help better prepare these agencies that would have to work together in... Mon, 18 Aug 2014 11:59:09 EST Top Reasons to Shop at a Kentucky Farmers Market This month was the 15th Annual National Farmers Market Week, where we celebrate the abundance of summer and the farmers and ranchers who make it possible. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 11:53:07 EST Snack better after school As most parents know, children tend to be ready to eat as soon as the school bell rings. But with dinner still a few hours away, it's too easy to let kids reach for convenient snacks that are packed with calories, excess sugar and too much fat. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 11:49:10 EST Logan County Jail Report Bennett, Mark S.- 08/11/2014- operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc. .08 bond: $5,000- fail of owner to maintain req ins/securi bond: 0- terroristic threatening, 3rd degree bond: 0 Mon, 18 Aug 2014 10:43:08 EST Local writer tells tall tales Russellville readers may find some things familiar in Douglas W. Daech's newest novel, Seedy Hills, An Odd Little Town. Although he is quick to point out in a tongue in cheek disclaimer that the novel is a work of fiction and any similarities... Mon, 18 Aug 2014 10:22:11 EST