The Russell County Laker Marching Band closed out its season by finishing third in the state 3A competition held Saturday night at Papa John’s Stadium in Louisville. Laker Band Director Curtis Ervin called it a “magical season”, one of the best in Laker Band history. You can hear Director Ervin’s comments and the full story on WJRS News at 5:30, 6:30 and 7:30 a.m. and 12:05 and 4:05 Monday afternoon. Congratulations to the Laker Band!!!