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RCHS Softball Field Design Approved by School Board

An architect’s design of a softball field on the campus of the Russell County High School has received approval from the Board of Education. Kevin Cheek, an architect with Sherman, Carter & Barnhart, presented the company’s design during a...

Monica Rhymer, 35, of Russell Springs

Monica Rhymer, age 35, of Russell Springs, died Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at Vanderbilt University Hospital. She is survived by: Her Parents Larry Matthews and Connie Bland Two Daughters Katila Rhymer & Nevaeh Widmeyer Her Maternal...

Pearl Mae Irvin, 73, of Russell Springs

Pearl Mae Irvin, age 73, of Russell Springs, died Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at her residence. She is survived by: Five Children Vickie Redmon, Lisa Hadley & Frankie Irvin (all of Russell Springs) Belinda Rice & Donna Jean Willis...

Three Arrested in Connection With Jamestown Pharmacy Burglary

Three persons have been arrested and charged in connection with Wednesday morning’s break-in at Jamestown Pharmacy. Jamestown Police Chief Derek Polston told WJRS NEWS a collaborative effort among city, county and state police officers...

Jamestown Pharmacy Burglarized Early Wednesday

Breaking news this morning in Jamestown….the Jamestown Pharmacy was broken into earlier this morning, around 4:30 a.m. Police continue to investigate that scene and report that video surveillance revealed what appeared to be two males, dressed...

Russell County Grand Jury Meets

The Russell County Grand Jury held its last session of the year on Tuesday, December 16th, returning indictments against five individuals. According to Circuit Court records, the following persons were indicted and now face formal criminal...

Outgoing School Board Members Honored

Two members of the Russell County School Board were honored Monday night prior to the board’s regular monthly meeting. A dinner was held in honor of board Chairman Julie Beckmann and longtime board member Steve Kerr. Superintendent Michael...

Doyle Marion Popplewell, age 70

Doyle Marion Popplewell, age 70, of Russell Springs died Monday at Somerwoods Nursing and Rehab Center in Somerset. He is survived by three children: Patricia Ewing, Lisa Popplewell, and Doyle Popplewell, Jr., all of Indiana. Several...

Anthony Lee Wooten, age 48

Anthony Lee Wooten, age 48, of Jamestown, died Saturday at his home. He is survived by two sons:  Josh Wooten of Elkhorn, Kentucky, and Corey Wooten, of Radcliff, Kentucky. One grandchild and one sister, Sue Conner, of Jamestown, also survive....

Several Charged With Drug Possession

Local and state police made four separate arrest Sunday involving illegal drug possession. Police reports show that Dana Anderson, 34, of Russell Springs was arrested by Deputy Sheriff David Cain on a warrant for Flagrant Non-Support of a...
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