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Additional Information On The Cumberland Tap

Today we continue our conversation with Nick Laredo of the SSA group which is bringing Cumberland Tap and other improvements to the Jamestown Marina. Laredo tells us details on the $1,000,000 improvements being planned during the off season this year. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Larado-6-24-16-1.mp3 Laredo says the group has retained many former employees ...

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Relay For Life

The Russell County relay for life takes place tonight at the fairgrounds. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Zack-Grider-6-24-16-.mp3 That’s Zack Grider with the local Relay for Life. Zack Smith tells us more about where the money is spent that is raised by the group and encourages everyone to come out tonight. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Zack-Smith-6-24-16.mp3

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Russell Springs City Council

The Russell Springs City Council met early yesterday morning to consider a couple of road related resolutions. The council approved the road agreement between the city and county, which is done yearly to work together on needed repairs and construction on roads in the city limits. The city leaders also ...

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Tractor Accident Update

A 9 year old Russell County boy injured in a tractor accident this past weekend continues to improve but remains at the UK Hospital for treatment of his injuries. Ronald Eli Eads is listed in fair condition at the University Of Kentucky Hospital, according to family members he has had ...

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Ralph Edward Coffey, age 64, Jamestown

Ralph Edward Coffey, age 64, of Jamestown passed away Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016 at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville. Funeral services for Ralph Coffey will be held Sunday, June 26th at 1:00 p.m. at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel with burial in the Freedom Lawless Cemetery. Friends ...

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Elizabeth Lee Roy, age 76, Dunville

Elizabeth Lee Roy, age 76, of Dunville passed away Tuesday, June 21st, 2016 at the University Of Louisville Hospital. Funeral services for 76 year old Elizabeth Roy will be held Friday, June 24th at 10:00 a.m. at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel with burial in the Roy Family Cemetery in ...

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Karen Isbell, 68, Russell Springs

Karen Isbell, age 68, of Russell Springs, passed away Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016 at the T.J Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow. Funeral services for Karen Isbell will be held Saturday, June 25th at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel with burial in the Russell Springs Cemetery. Friends may call for visitation ...

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Farm Service Agency

USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Tony Corbin announced that produces who file accurate and timely reports for all crops and land uses, including failed acreage can prevent the potential loss of FSA program benefits. “In order to comply with FSA program eligibility requirements, all Adair and Russell County ...

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Cumberland Tap

The grand opening of the Cumberland Tap is this Friday at The Jamestown Marina. WJRS News spoke with Nick Lorado VP of operations with Service Systems Associates, who tells us more about his group. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/CumberlandTap-1.mp3 Lorado says the group will be investing over one 1,300,000 dollar investments to the Jamestown ...

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Alcohol Sales Statistics

With data from both the city of Russell Springs and the Russell County ABC office, over $300,000 in alcohol sales have been made since the legalized sales began in the city and county. Gross sales for the county according to the news release are $102,592.08. With the total license application ...

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