News Democrat Leader- RSS Feed http://newsdemocratleader.com/ http://newsdemocratleader.com/ Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:03:56 EST 1800 A free-market economist’s take on Ken Burns’ ‘The Roosevelts’ http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/150211217/A-free-market-economists-take-on-Ken-Burns-The-Roosevelts By now, you've probably seen or heard about Ken Burns' 14-hour documentary on the three most famous Roosevelts: Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor. I have to confess that I almost didn't watch it. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:26:12 EST Fall breeding season increases deer movement http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/150232135/Fall-breeding-season-increases-deer-movement Cooler temperatures and shorter days bring out the fall colors that paint Kentucky's landscape in warm hues before winter arrives. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:18:06 EST I will not be welcoming the circus to my town http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/150081104/I-will-not-be-welcoming-the-circus-to-my-town I wrote a column four years ago when the “circus came to town” in attempts to inform the good folks of Logan County exactly where they would be taking their children to watch exotic animals performing spectacular tricks. I did this because... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:56:09 EST Lady Cougars 3-peat http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/150226959/Lady-Cougars-3-peat The Logan County High School girls' soccer team won a third straight District 13 soccer championship last week, knocking off Todd County Central on Thursday night in Franklin. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:29:13 EST Anti-Bullying Task Force to hold first meeting http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/150232165/Anti-Bullying-Task-Force-to-hold-first-meeting The Kentucky Youth Bullying Prevention Task Force will hold its first meeting Oct. 22, beginning its work to study bullying in schools and recommend practices and policies to help foster safer, harassment-free school environments. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:19:27 EST ‘We’re drinking from the saucer…’ http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news_agricultural/150231661/Were-drinking-from-the-saucer My grandparents' generation used to “saucer” their coffee to cool it. In fact, many tea drinkers did the same thing. They didn't use a mug like I do. They poured some of their “piping hot” coffee from the cup into a... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:57:13 EST Cougars finish as district runners up http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/150228884/Cougars-finish-as-district-runners-up On Thursday night, the Logan County High School boys soccer team fell 8-0 to Franklin-Simpson in the championship game of the District 14 tournament. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:00:13 EST County declares surplus list, sale scheduled for Oct. 25 http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/150228743/County-declares-surplus-list-sale-scheduled-for-Oct.-25 A Logan County surplus sale has been scheduled for Oct. 25 at 10 a.m. in the side lot next to the Logan County Detention Center. The sale will consist of vehicles confiscated by the sheriff's department and various pieces of office... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:39:18 EST Panthers win big over Fulton City http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/150228243/Panthers-win-big-over-Fulton-City The Russellville High School football team won on Homecoming, beat Fulton City 56-0 on Friday night at historic Rhea Stadium.The Panthers led 31-0 at halftime and cruised to the victory against their Class A, District 1 foe. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:31:18 EST Kentucky Department for Public Health leading state’s ebola preparedness efforts http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/150228099/Kentucky-Department-for-Public-Health-leading-states-ebola-preparedness-efforts The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) is coordinating multiple efforts related to Ebola preparedness to increase the level of readiness for hospitals, local health departments, other health providers and partners to deal with any potential... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:22:12 EST County buys back wrecked ambulance, gives old one to Burden Bearers http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/150228980/County-buys-back-wrecked-ambulance-gives-old-one-to-Burden-Bearers Members of the Logan County Fiscal Court voted to buy back an ambulance that was wreaked recently in Springfield, Tenn., for a little less than $5,000. The ambulance was totaled by the insurance company, however, Shane Johnson, director of the Logan... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:22:11 EST Retired teachers recognized http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/150228455/Retired-teachers-recognized A proclamation was read at the Tuesday, Oct. 14 meeting of the Logan County Fiscal Court by magistrate Jo Orange calling for Oct. 19-25 as Kentucky Retired Teachers' Appreciation week in Logan County. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:19:10 EST Three decades, Hanks duo moving on http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/150226315/Three-decades-Hanks-duo-moving-on The husband and wife team of Hanks Construction Company in Auburn officially gave their 60 day management resignation of East Logan Water District on Sept. 30, 2014, at the utilities regular monthly board meeting. C.K. and Jana Hanks have managed East... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:16:10 EST Chevrolet fights breast cancer for fourth year http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/announcements/150226640/Chevrolet-fights-breast-cancer-for-fourth-year For the fourth consecutive October, Chevrolet and General Motors' employees, dealers and customers are uniting to battle breast cancer. They hope to exceed the $1.1 million raised by the American Cancer Society in 2013 through Chevrolet's... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:26:17 EST Tobacco Festival Little Mr. and Miss Winners http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/local_features-photo_gallery/150225414/Tobacco-Festival-Little-Mr.-and-Miss-Winners Pictured Left to Right- Boys 0-6 months3rd Naythaneal Haycraft1st Rustin Martin2nd Jackson LynePictured Left to Right Boys 3-4 years2nd Josiah Haycraft1st Ethan Scarbrough Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:13:12 EST Logan County Jail Report http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/150225675/Logan-County-Jail-Report Bailey, David W.- 10/13/2014- non-payment of fines bond: $1,193Benjamins, Gerald A.- 10/15/2014- murder bond: $1,000,000 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:05:18 EST Antioch News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/150225185/Antioch-News Editor's Note: The Antioch News did not arrive at the News-Democrat & Leader office in time to be included in Friday's newspaper.Greetings from The Antioch Community. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:32:10 EST Ebola: Coming to a neighborhood near you http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/150224978/Ebola:-Coming-to-a-neighborhood-near-you Dear Editor:The White House recently announced they will send 4,000 U.S. soldiers to Liberia to fight Ebola - you know, the viral disease which has no cure, no vaccine and a 70 percent death rate. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:13:25 EST God’s way or no way http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle-religion/150193163/Gods-way-or-no-way Our worship of God is the most humble and reverent action to our Creator for the debt we owe Him. In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth and all that are therein and He also created us in his own image. (Gen. Chapter I) God very much... Sun, 19 Oct 2014 00:05:09 EST Kentucky’s jobless rate sees biggest one-month drop since 1976 http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/150196093/Kentuckys-jobless-rate-sees-biggest-one-month-drop-since-1976 Kentucky's seasonally adjusted preliminary unemployment rate dropped to its lowest rate in more than six years in September 2014 at 6.7 percent from a revised 7.1 percent in August 2014, according to the Office of Employment and Training (OET),... Sat, 18 Oct 2014 14:44:18 EST