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One Arrest Made in Home Burglaries in Gosser Ridge Community

Saturday, July 4, 2015 – An ongoing investigation into several recent burglaries in the Gosser Ridge community has resulted in one arrest and the recovery of some stolen items. Deborah Gosser, age 46, was arrested Saturday afternoon by Deputy...

Russell Springs Man Arrested on Drug and other Charges

Friday, July 3, 2015 — A traffic stop and roadside investigation conducted by Deputy Sheriff Evan Burton resulted in the arrest of a Russell Springs man on DUI and drug related charges. Chad Short, 43, of Russell Springs was taken into...

Wilbur Garner, age 54, of Jamestown

Wilbur L. Garner, 54, Jamestown, died Thursday, July 2, 2015, at the Russell County Hospital. Funeral services will be at 11amCT, Saturday, July 4, 2015, at the H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel in Jamestown with Bro. Eric Antle and Bro. Garnett...

Lakefest in Jamestown This Weekend

The annual Lakefest celebration returns to Jamestown this weekend.    The event, which began about 40 years ago by Welby and Mae Hoover and WJRS Radio Station, was cancelled last year due to the Fruit of the Loom closing.   However, a full...

Weather Service Confirms Tornado in Nancy

Heavy Rain and Thunderstorms moved through the area yesterday afternoon… While no damage was reported locally The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado touched down in Pulaski County Wednesday afternoon. The weather...

Casey County Woman Injured

A single vehicle accident injured a Casey County woman Wednesday afternoon. 33 year old Rebecca Joines of Liberty, was traveling 4 miles west of Liberty on KY 70, at 12:40 eastern time yesterday afternoon. Joines according to police ran off...

Two Public Meetings on Monday

Two local governmental bodies will meet today.   The Russell County Board of Education will meet at 12 noon in special session for its annual end of fiscal year meeting.   Also, the Russell County Fiscal Court will meet in special session...

Ruby Mae Flanagan, age 87, of Russell Springs

Ruby Mae Flanagan, 87, of Russell Springs, passed away Saturday, June 27, 2015, at the Russell County Hospital in Russell Springs. Funeral Services for Ruby Mae Flanagan will be at Wilson Funeral Home in Russell Springs at 10amCT, on Tuesday,...

Sylvia Mae Tompkins, 97, Jabez

Sylvia Mae Tompkins, age 97, of the Jabez community of Russell County, died Tuesday, June, 23, 2015 at the Hospice of Lake Cumberland Jean Waddle Care Center in Somerset.  She is survived by: Seven Children Judith Floyd, Steven Tompkins and...

Traffic Stop Leads to Search Warrant and One Arrest on Felony Drug Charge

An investigation by the Russell County Sheriff’s Department has resulted in the arrest of a Russell Springs man and the seizure of approximately one pound of marijuana. On Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at approximately 6:40 p.m. a Jeep Cherokee being...
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