Four term Russell County Judge-Executive Terril Flanagan died Tuesday afternoon at the Ephraim McDowell Hospital in Danville after battling cancer for the past couple of years.
A barber by trade, Flanagan began his lengthy public service career by first being elected to the Russell Springs City Council.
He was later elected County Judge in 1973….serving the first of two consecutive terms, through 1981.
He was again elected County Judge-Executive in 1985 and served from 1986 through the end of 1993.
Funeral arrangements will be announced later by the Bernard Funeral Home.
Terril Flanagan was 78.