Friday , October 21 2016


Laker Sports Report Friday, October 21st


Tonight is Senior night for the Mighty Laker Football team. The Lakers are at home against district opponent Clay County with the winner getting a spot in the playoffs. Tony Kerr caught up with head coach Bill Sharp. If you cannot attend the game you can hear all the ...

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Myrtle Blakey, age 88 Russell Springs,

Myrtle Blakey, age 88, of Russell Springs, passed away Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 at the U.K. Medical Center in Lexington. Funeral services for Myrtle Blakey will be held Sunday, October 23rd at 2:00 p.m. at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel with burial in the Blakey Cemetery. Friends may call for ...

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Jamestown City Council

The Jamestown City Council met last night approving the transfer of funds for a new cruiser (which had previously been approved) and set the new property tax rate. Jamestown Mayor Nick Shearer spoke to WJRS News following last night’s meeting.

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Lucille Gosser, age 86, Russell Springs

Lucille Gosser, age 86, of Russell Springs passed away Wednesday, October 19th, 2016, at her residence. Funeral services for Lucille Gosser will be held Friday, October 21st at 2:00 p.m. at the Wilson Funeral Home Chapel with burial in the Pine Grove United Baptist Church Cemetery, on Gosser Ridge. Friends ...

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Claudette McGowan, 80, Jamestown,

Claudette McGowan, age 80, a resident of Fair Oaks Nursing Home, died there Tuesday, October 18th, 2016. Graveside services for Claudette McGowan will be held Friday, October 21st at 10:00 a.m. at the Russell Springs City Cemetery. There will be no visitation. Bernard Funeral Home in Russell Springs is in ...

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Child Passenger Seats

A Free Child Passenger Safety Seat Check will take place tomorrow afternoon in the Kroger Parking Lot in North Ridge Shopping Center. The Kentucky Office Of Highway Safety, Eli Volunteer Fire Department, Russell Springs Police Department, and the Lake Cumberland Health Department are all sponsoring the event. Amber Hale with ...

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Absentee Voting

The absentee voting machine is now available at the County Clerks Office. Anyone that will be out of town and unable to vote on Election Day can stop by the office and cast their ballot. You can stop by during regular business hours at the County Clerks Office from 8 ...

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Two Vehicle Injury Accident Wednesday Morning


Two children were taken to the hospital for observation following a two vehicle accident on Main Street Russell Springs Wednesday morning. The accident took place just before 11:00 a.m. at the intersection of Short Street and Main Street. According to Assistant Chief, Jamie Rogers with the Russell Springs Police Department, ...

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Casey County Felon Sentenced

A Casey County, Kentucky felon recently pleaded guilty in United States District Court before District Judge Greg N. Stivers, to multiple charges including being an armed career criminal, possession and distribution of a controlled substance, and possession of firearms by a convicted felon. Jerry Wayne Threatt II, age 39, of ...

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