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Charles McKinney, age 71, Russell Springs

Charles McKinney, age 71, of Russell Springs, passed away Monday, August 29th, 2016 at Hardin County Memorial Hospital. Funeral Services for Charles McKinney will be held Thursday, September 1st at 1:00 p.m. at the Wilson Funeral Home Chapel. Friends may call for visitation from 12 until 1:00 p.m. Thursday at ...

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Summer Reading Program

The Summer Reading program wrapped up recently and three local participants received great prizes for their participation. Fill Cowell with the Russell County Library told us who they were. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/MsFill-8-30-16-1.mp3 While the summer program is over the fun continues for kids at the library with special events lined up throughout ...

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Injury Accident In Casey County

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State Police continue their investigation into a single vehicle accident over the weekend in Casey County, in which one person was flown out due to their injuries. Trooper Adam Likins is investigating a collision that occurred Sunday at approximately 3:45 CST 4 miles south of Liberty on KY 837. 67-year ...

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Labor Day Celebration

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We’re less than a week away from the Labor Day celebration at the city park in Russell Springs. the event came about due to the cancellation of this year’s 4th of July fireworks due to rain in the area. Frank Irvin who organized the event spoke to us Monday about ...

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One Person Was Killed After Being Hit By A Boat Propeller

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Russell County Coroner Michael Reynolds earlier today (monday) released the name of the Louisville man who died over the weekend after falling into the lake and being struck by a propeller. Gary Michael Burnett, age 64 was pronunced dead Saturday after the incident occured at the Lake Cumberland State Dock. ...

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Mark Andrew McFarland, age 56, Russell Springs

Mark Andrew McFarland, age 56, of Russell Springs passed away Sunday, August 28th, 2016 at his residence. Funeral services for Mark McFarland will be held Thursday, September 1st at 10:00 a.m. at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel with burial in the Square Oak Cemetery. Friends may call for visitation from ...

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Little Mermaid

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For those wanting to see the Star Theaters presentation of the Little Mermaid… you’ll be getting one last opportunity to see it. Due to the overwhelming response there will be an encore performance of Disney’s Little Mermaid this Friday, September 2nd, at 7:00 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at www.startheater.org. ...

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Wounded Warrior Fishing Event

The Wounded Warrior fishing event at Wolf Creek Fish Hatchery is only a couple of weeks away. All wounded veterans that were injured during service are invited to attend and take part. Moriah Painter with the hatchery fills us in on all the activities taking place that day. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Moriah-8-29-16.mp3

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