Sunday , March 26 2017


Laker Sports Report, Friday, March 24th


The Laker Baseball team hosts Lincoln County this evening at 5:00 p.m. The Major League Division of Russell County Little League will be recognized during pre-game and also donations to God’s Food Pantry will be accepted at the admission gate. The weather forecast is great and the grill will be ...

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Real I.D. Continued

As mentioned Thursday on WJRS News, Governor Matt Bevin earlier this week approved Real I.D. Act (Bill) that the state legislature passed during the session. We spoke Thursday to Tony Kerr who told us he was glad the bill was finally approved. Kerr went on to tell us that ...

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Vada Faye Blankenship, Age 86, Russell Springs

Vada Faye Blankenship, age 86, of Russell Springs, passed away Thursday, March 23rd, 2017 at the Fair Oaks Nursing Home in Jamestown. Funeral services for Vada Blankenship will be held Sunday, March 26th at 1:00 p.m. at the Wilson Funeral Home Chapel with burial in the Bethlehem Cemetery. Friends may ...

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Illness Due To The Cold And Flu Continues To Be An Issue In Area Schools

Some schools are even canceling classes due to the large number of students unable to attend due to being sick. Barren County canceled classes this week due to the large number of students out, but locally Russell County is still running steady in attendance numbers. According to Superintendent Michael Ford, Russell ...

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Zachary McDonald, Age 2, Of Jamestown

Zachary McDonald, 2 years old of Jamestown, passed away, Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 at the Russell County Hospital. Funeral services for Zachary McDonald will be held Friday, March 24th at 1:00 p.m. at Wilsons Funeral Home with burial in the Square Oak Cemetery. Friends may call for visitation after 5:00 ...

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Russell County PVA Tim Popplewell Spoke Before The Chamber of Commerce At This Months Regular Meeting

Popplewell shared with those in attendance how tourism is helping with property and boat registration taxes in the county. Popplewell says documented boats brings in a huge amount of money to Russell County through taxes. Popplewell tells us more on the amount of money coming in through boat ...

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Real I.D.

Governor Matt Bevin has signed a law allowing Kentuckians to purchase voluntary travel ID’s to replace their standard drivers’ licenses. Records show Bevin signed House Bill 410 on Tuesday. The law seeks to comply with the federal Real ID act of 2005, passed in response to the 2001 terrorist attacks. ...

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