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Royce Hart, 77, of Salem

Royce Hart, age 77, of the Salem community of Russell Springs, died Friday evening, April 18, 2014 at his residence.  He is survived by: His Wife Rhodena Hart Three Children Wayne Hart, Rhonda Hammond & Rodney Hart (all of Russell Springs)...

Four Charged With Making Meth, Endangering Child

Four persons were arrested late Thursday night in Jamestown for allegedly making meth and endangering a child while doing so.  According to police reports, the following persons were charged and lodged in the Russell County Detention Center:...

Brenda C. Houston, 48, Of Russell Springs

Brenda C. Houston, age 48, of Russell Springs, died Monday, April 14, 2014 at her residence.  She is survived by: Her Father William Edgar Stanton of Junction City One Daughter Amber Houston of Russell Springs One Sister Gladys Foley of...

A & S Proteins Ordered to Cease Operations at Controversial Meat Rendering Facility

A & S Proteins has been ordered to cease operations at its meat rendering facility and to remove all animal carcasses, offal and other noxious odor producing substances and objects from its property in Russell Springs. That order was...

Two Killed, Three Injured During Early Morning Crash

A two vehicle crash early this morning in the Font Hill community claimed the lives of two men and injured three others. Coroner Larry Skaggs told WJRS NEWS that Jose F. Otanendi, 36, of Russell Springs died at the scene of the crash at the...

Morgan Reunion

There will be a Morgan reunion on Sunday, April 27th beginning at 10:30 a.m. at the R.E.C.C. building.  Everyone is asked to please bring a covered dish and an item to auction off.  All the proceeds will go to the Reagan Cemetery Fund.  For...

Revival At Fairview Separate Baptist Church

Fairview Separate Baptist Church will have revival services beginning April 23rd at 6:30 p.m.  The evangelist will be Bro. Richie Curtis and there will be special singing each night.  The church is located at the intersection of Hwy 55/379. ...

Fiscal Court Votes Unanimously to File Civil Suit Against A & S Proteins Over Meat Rendering Facility

In a unanimous vote during its monthly meeting Monday night, the Russell County Fiscal Court authorized County Attorney Kevin Shearer to file a lawsuit against A & S Proteins, Inc., the company operating a controversial meat rendering...

Four Charged in Residential Burglary Investigation

An investigation by members of the Jamestown Police Department has resulted in the arrest of four persons and the recovery of several items stolen from the home of Michael Burton on Monk Springs Road.  Burton’s home was broken into...

Fire Destroys One Home, Damages Another Friday Morning in Russell Springs

One home was destroyed and another damaged by fire Friday morning in Russell Springs. Fire Chief H.M. Bottom told WJRS NEWS the residence of Jeff Pierce on Creelsboro Street was totally destroyed by fire that broke out just before 7:00 a.m....
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