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Motorcycle Rider Walks Away From Collisi...

An Adair County man walked away with only minor injuries after being ejected from his motorcycle when it struck a car that turned into its path. Russell County Sheriff’s Deputy Bobby Pritchard told WJRS NEWS the incident occurred at 5:41 Sunday evening at the intersection of KY 80 & 76, about 3 miles east of Russell Springs. According to Deputy Pritchard, 17 year old Haley Acree of...

Norine Lawrence Johnson, 91, of Jamestow...

Norine Lawrence Johnson, age 91, of Jamestown, died Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at the Fair Oaks Nursing Home.  She is survived by: Her Husband Grover Johnson Two Sons Joel Johnson (Jamestown) Eddie Johnson (Findlay, OH) One Daughter Kay Harris (Russell Springs) One Brother Edward Lawrence (North Vernon, IN) Other Survivors 8 grandchildren 10 great-grandchildren Funeral services will be...

Russell Springs Man Facing Long List of ...

A Russell County man is facing multiple charges after fleeing from county and state law enforcement officers twice Tuesday afternoon. Brandon C. Roy, 33, of Russell Springs is charged with numerous felony and misdemeanor offenses. Charges against Roy filed by Casey County Deputy Sheriff Chad Weddle include: Speeding in excess of 26 m.p.h. over the limit, Fleeing or Evading Police, DUI,...

Ricky Murray, 56, of Russell Springs

Ricky Murray, age 56, of Russell Springs, died Sunday, July 20, 2014 at the Russell County Hospital Emergency Room from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.  He is survived by: Two Sons Nicholas Murray (Lexington) Christopher Murray (Columbia) Two Brothers Larry Stone (Columbia) Anthony Reece (Columbia) Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at the Grissom-Martin...

Bernice Gaskin, 87, of Russell Springs

Bernice L. Gaskin, age 87, of Russell Springs, died Saturday, July 19, 2014 in Louisville.  She is survived by: One Daughter Carma Weston (Louisville) One grandson and one step-granddaughter also survive Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. at the H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel with burial in the Russell County Memorial Gardens.  Friends may call for visitation after 5:00...

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