News Democrat Leader- RSS Feed http://newsdemocratleader.com/ http://newsdemocratleader.com/ Mon, 22 Sep 2014 23:12:31 EST 1800 Drug bust at self storage unit http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50716851/Drug-bust-at-self-storage-unit A large amount of drugs were recovered Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, at a self storage unit off of 68-80 West in Russellville. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:56:08 EST New leadership classes starting for Logan schools http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50719706/New-leadership-classes-starting-for-Logan-schools When Logan County schools superintendent Kevin Hubb came on board back in the summer, one of his top priorities was the growth of new leaders in his school system. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:23:14 EST Security system now activated at Auburn City Hall http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50717992/Security-system-now-activated-at-Auburn-City-Hall Crime, vandalism and terrorism have many cities looking at video surveillance systems. Video surveillance plays an important role in deterring and helping solve crime if it occurs by monitoring city property. Many large cities have had these systems... Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:38:13 EST Accidents sends four to hospital http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50719321/Accidents-sends-four-to-hospital Four people were taken to the hospital recently for injuries sustained in an automobile and motorcycle accident. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:37:16 EST Auburn Police now has body cameras http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50717572/Auburn-Police-now-has-body-cameras With the recent problems in Ferguson, Mo., concerning altercations between law enforcement and the public, it has shed light on the necessity of surveillance for all parties involved. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:37:13 EST Panthers still perfect through five games http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/50718053/Panthers-still-perfect-through-five-games The Russellville High School football team is still perfect through half the season. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:14:11 EST Beshear proclaims Adult Education Week http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50717537/Beshear-proclaims-Adult-Education-Week Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear has designated Sept. 22-28 as Kentucky Adult Education Week. Local adult education centers will sponsor community events and activities to raise awareness of free, academic skill-building services available to qualified... Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:28:12 EST Scouting for a successful deer hunt http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/50716969/Scouting-for-a-successful-deer-hunt Work, family and school commitments can leave little free time in a day, but hunters can help themselves by carving out some time to scout an area. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:04:08 EST God and science: Considering evolution through the eyes of faith http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/50716637/God-and-science:-Considering-evolution-through-the-eyes-of-faith In our mainstream understanding of evolution, the denial of a personal God who designs and superintends every aspect of creation is all too typical. For the typical evolutionist, the thought of having God (or, for the Christian, Jesus Christ) in the... Mon, 22 Sep 2014 10:45:13 EST Restoring government by the people, for the people http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/50716602/Restoring-government-by-the-people-for-the-people One of the many privileges of living in a democracy is the ability of each of us to have an equal say about how we are governed. Through elections, our lawmakers can be held accountable for how well they fight for the interests of the people they... Mon, 22 Sep 2014 10:44:22 EST Canadian born vet joins Logan County Animal Clinic http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50717138/Canadian-born-vet-joins-Logan-County-Animal-Clinic A long way from his home town of New Brunswick, Canada, Michael Rennick has joined the ranks at one of Logan County's prosperous veterinarian establishments. He began his employment for the Logan County Animal Clinic the first of September and... Mon, 22 Sep 2014 10:36:09 EST Boswell, Cooper to wed http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/engagements/50716246/Boswell-Cooper-to-wed Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Boswell of Russellville are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their son Jeffrey Alexander Boswell to Kayla Marie Cooper, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Barry Cooper of Independence. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 10:25:16 EST Will EPA rules leave Americans out in the cold this winter? http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/50716087/Will-EPA-rules-leave-Americans-out-in-the-cold-this-winter Imagine what good could have occurred if the United States Senate had followed suit last year after the House of Representatives passed the Regulations from Executive In Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act? Mon, 22 Sep 2014 10:09:17 EST Logan County Chamber to honor festival contributors http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50716057/Logan-County-Chamber-to-honor-festival-contributors In celebration of the Logan County Chamber of Commerce's 75th Anniversary, the Festival Steering Committee and Chamber Board of Directors voted to honor many people who have made a substantial contribution to the organization, the Festival and... Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:26:08 EST Logan County Jail Report http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50702187/Logan-County-Jail-Report Barnett, Kevin D.- 09/12/2014- criminal trespassing-3rd degree bond: $1,000- tbut or disp shoplifting u/500 bond: 0 Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:27:05 EST The President and congress should work together on military intervention http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/50676440/The-President-and-congress-should-work-together-on-military-intervention In his speech last week outlining his plans to use military force against the jihadists of the Islamic State, President Obama gave Congress only passing mention. “I have the authority to address the threat from ISIL,” he said. “But I... Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:48:04 EST Auburn News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50673881/Auburn-News Greetings Auburn and surrounding communities. Boy has this been a busy week, what with the granddaughter's wedding tomorrow. You know, make sure your dress fits, get the hair done and don't dare break a fingernail, find the right jewelry,... Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:05:18 EST Tennessee man arrested for indecent exposure http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50699167/Tennessee-man-arrested-for-indecent-exposure A Tennessee man was arrested for indecent exposure on Thursday evening in Adairville after the Logan County Sheriff's Department was dispatched to a disturbance at the Adairville Arms apartments. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:20:15 EST Kentucky’s unemployment rate falls to 7.1 percent http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50683971/Kentuckys-unemployment-rate-falls-to-7.1-percent Kentucky's seasonally adjusted preliminary unemployment rate for August 2014 dropped to 7.1 percent from a revised 7.4 percent in July 2014, according to the Office of Employment and Training (OET), an agency of the Kentucky Education and... Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:47:13 EST Sheriff Whittaker warns of scam http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/50686855/Sheriff-Whittaker-warns-of-scam Logan County Sheriff Wallace Whittaker is warning residents of an apparent phone scam that is making the rounds in and around Logan County. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:57:06 EST