Saturday , December 16 2017


Two Weeks Remain if you Want to Change your Voter Registration

The last day to change political part affiliation and be eligible to vote in that political party affiliation’s upcoming primary election, (which is Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018). The last day to do so in County Clerk Sue Popplewell Brockmans office will be Thursday, December 28th, that will be the last ...

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Board of Education Meets Monday Night

The Russell County Board of Education will have their regular monthly meeting on Monday, December 18th beginning at 6:00 pm at the Board of Educations Central Office in Jamestown. Some of the items on the agenda include… NTI Update Comprehensive District Improvement Plan College and Career Readiness Job Description Amendment ...

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Ovalene Garner, age 93, of Jamestown

Ovalene Garner, age 93, of Jamestown, passed away Saturday, December 16th, 2017 at the Fair Oaks Nursing Home in Jamestown. She is survived by: Three Children Mickey Garner of Jamestown Carol Antle of Louisville Brenda Brown of Caneyville One Brother Alford Antle of Jamestown Five grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren ...

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Two Died in a Three Vehicle Accident in Adair County on Thursday


Just before 1:00 pm, emergency officials were dispatched to KY 80 East, also known as Russell Springs Road, to a three vehicle collision with at least one patient entrapped. Preliminary collision results indicate that Jimmie Bennett, 74, of Columbia, was traveling west on KY 80 in a 2010 Hyundai Sonata ...

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Russell Springs City Council Met Last Night

(Photo courtesy of Mike Scales)  A good crowd was on hand for the meeting. Most were in attendance concerning a donation the city was debating to give to the Lake Cumberland Breakaway Project. Mayor Eric Selby discussed that and other items that were approved on last nights agenda. As ...

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Kentucky Office of Highway Safety Honored Over 200 Officers Wednesday

The officers honored were from 185 agencies across the Commonwealth for their efforts to target impaired drivers. The 2017 Governor’s Impaired Driving Enforcement ceremony was held at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Lexington. Awards were presented to officers with the most impaired-driving arrests in each agency and Highway Safety All-Star ...

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Grant Money for the Counties Safe Rooms Recently Arrived

The final cost to the count was a little more than $50,000. Emergency Management Director H.M. Bottom spoke to WJRS News Thursday and told us, the money was a great investment for the county with the total cost of the rooms running more than $400,000 and the majority of that ...

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Casey County Man Injured in Single Vehicle Accident this Morning


The accident happened just before 1:00 am on KY 837 in Casey County. 31-year old Christopher C. Bennett, of Waynesburg, was operating a northbound 2003 Mercury Mountaineer when the vehicle dropped off the right shoulder causing Bennett to lose control of the vehicle .The vehicle jumped a culvert and overturned. ...

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Today is the Final Day to Sign-Up For the Heating Assistance

Application are being accepted ion the basement of the Russell County Court House, and today will be the final day that they will be taken. It’s an open day so anyone that missed their regular scheduled day can turn in an application. For more information contact the Community Action Agency ...

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Edward Keith Olney, age 56, of Nancy

Edward Keith Olney, age 56, of Nancy, passed away Thursday, December 14th, 2017 at his residence. He was a Veteran of the United States Army. He is survived by: His Mother- Joyce Olney of North Carolina One Sister- Susan Hibbard of North Carolina Three Brothers- William, Steven, and Mark Olney ...

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