Sunday , May 1 2016


An Investigation by the Russell County Sheriff’s Department has Resulted in the Arrest of a Russell County Man on Several Drug Trafficking Charges.

Roy Emerson Jones, 53, of Highway 379 South, was taken into custody around 1:30 a.m. Friday on Little Louisville Road, 2 miles outside of Jamestown, and charged with three (3) counts of Trafficking in Controlled Substances including Methamphetamine and prescription pills. Jones was also charged with Promoting Contraband after more ...

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Laker Sports Report Friday, April 29th

Here’s Jim Bean with scores from yesterday and what’s on the schedule for today. Correction the varsity baseball will be in Louisville for the baseball tournament.

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Hatchery Creek Officially Opens This Weekend

The grand opening will happen at 2 this afternoon with a special ceremony. Tourist Director Jannette Marsen tells WJRS News the creek is unique not only in the state, but across the country. Along with the official opening on Saturday everyone has the opportunity to take part in a ...

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World War 1 Solider Given a Victory Medal

Wednesday, after almost 100 year’s one solider of an engineer’s company that served in World War one was given a victory medal with France Service Clasp and American flag was given to his only surviving daughter Mary Alice Clayton of Russell County. That’s Glen Phillips of the Casey County ...

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