Thursday , April 27 2017


Joe David Acree, Age 68, Russell Springs

Joe David Acree, age 68, of Russell Springs, passed away Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 at the Fair Oaks Nursing Home in Jamestown. He is survived by: His Wife- Bonnie Acree of Russell Springs Three Sisters- Peggy Whitaker and Paulette Acree both of Tennessee, Phyllis Babak of Indiana Two Brothers- Jimmy ...

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Billy Joe Allen, Age 70, Of Russell Springs

Billy Joe Allen, age 70, of Russell Springs, passed away Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 at the Russell County Hospital. He was a Veteran of the United States Air Force. He is survived by: One Son- Scott Allen of Russell Springs One Brother- James Allen of Indiana Two grandchildren and two ...

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The Russell County High School Has A New Principal

The Russell County High School Site Based Council yesterday voted and hired the new principal for the high school that will take over at the beginning of the 2017-2018 school year. That’s Superintendent Michael Ford who explains to WJRS News how the process works for the site based council ...

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A Former Russell County School District Teacher Pleaded Guilty Monday In United States District Court To A Single Charge Of Sexual Exploitation Of Children

According to the factual basis of the plea agreement, Jeffrey McGaha, 49, of Russell Springs, admitted to attempting to receive materials that contained child pornography between September 23, 2012, and September 5, 2014. McGaha used a cellular telephone and various social media applications to communicate with an individual in an ...

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