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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...

RCHS Renovation Pushes Start of Russell ...

Russell County Schools will not open on August 4th as originally scheduled.  The new start date is one week later, August 11th.  Superintendent Michael Ford said although the contractors and management have done an excellent job in keeping the renovation project at RCHS on schedule, it has become evident that there needs to be a delay in the start of the 2014-2015 school year.  Ford...

Motorcycle Accident Claims Life of Russe...

A motorcycle accident around 5:15 Sunday evening on East Ky. 80 claimed the life of a Russell County man.  The victim is Ricky Murray, 56, of Russell Springs. Russell County Deputy Sheriff Bobby Pritchard told WJRS NEWS Murray lost control of his 2005 Harley-Davidson in a curve while eastbound on Ky. 80 near Wade’s Discount, resulting in the bike leaving the roadway and striking a road...

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