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4-H Shooting Sports Competition

The Russell County 4-H shooting sports team hosted the 13th annual Ralph Pettyjohn Memorial Shooting Sports Competition on Saturday, July 13rd, 2016 at the Russell County Sportsmen’s Club facility. 68 participants from across the state participated in the event. There were participants from the following counties: Adair, Clinton, Cumberland, Russell, Taylor, Wayne, ...

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Summer Concert Series

The city of Jamestown will kick off the Summer concert series this Friday at 6:30 p.m. on the square at Beck Park. Skylar Smith with opening act Ryan Garrett will take to the Trail Town Stage Friday night. Skylar stopped by the WJRS Studios on Tuesday for an interview on ...

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Russell County Library

This morning the Russell County Library will have a special presentation of Kentucky Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. The event is geared toward the kids but it is something the entire family will enjoy according to Phil Cowell with the library. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Mrs.-Fill-7-27-16.mp3 Again Shakespeare Kentucky will start at 10:30 this morning ...

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Indictments

The Russell County Grand Jury met yesterday and handed up the following indictments. Tecee Dalton- Theft by Unlawful Taking over $500, class D felony, 2 counts of fraudulent use of a credit card over $100. Persistent felony offender, 1st degree Holly S. Adams, Robert Jean and Michael J. McKnight- manufacturing methamphetamine, ...

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Charlotte Joan Turner, 68, Russell Springs

Charlotte Joan Turner, age 68, of Russell Springs passed away Monday, July 25th, 2016 at her residence. The family chose cremation and a memorial service will be held at a later date. Burial will be in the Lane Cemetery, Highway 1048, Greensburg. Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of the ...

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Counseling For Veterans

Veterans in need of counseling will have the service available Wednesday at the Russell County Honor Guard building. Frank Irvin, Commander of the Honor Guard tells us more. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/FrankIrvin-7-26-16-1.mp3 Irvin says the local honor guard hopes this service helps local Vets who are in need of this type of assistance. ...

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Jamestown Water Plant

Some changes to the treatment of waste water at the Jamestown Water plant will save the city some money as well as make the treatment process safer. Neal Jackson head of the Jamestown Water Department spoke to WJRS News Monday about the recent approved changes. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/NeilJackson-7-26-16-1.mp3 Jackson tells us the ...

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Russell County Woman Arrested On Marijuana Charges

An investigation by Deputy Ethan Pike has resulted in the arrest of a Russell County woman for growing marijuana. Jennifer R. Dix, age 41, of 1976 Highway 1058, Jamestown, was taken into custody Monday afternoon on a warrant obtained by Deputy Pike charging Dix with Cultivating Marijuana over 5 plants. ...

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Motorcycle Accident Monday Afternoon

A Russell County man was injured after losing control of his motorcycle on KY 76 in the Eli community Monday afternoon. Deputy Nathan Antle’s investigation determined that Jonathan Scott, age 46, of McClendon Lane, Russell Springs, lost control of his 2001 Suzuki near Parks Ridge Road at approximately 2:40 p.m., ...

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Linda Kerns, 74, Columbia

Linda Kerns, age 74, of Columbia passed away Friday, July 22nd, 2016 at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset. Funeral services for Linda Kerns will be held Tuesday, July 26th at 11:00 a.m. at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home with burial in the New Hope Cemetery. Friends may call for visitation after ...

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