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Family Fun Day

The Russell County High School FFA is sponsoring a Family Fun Day this weekend at the French Valley Farms in Jamestown. Faith Durkin Vice President of the local FFA invites everyone to come out and bring the entire family. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/FaithDurkin-9-21-16.mp3

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Assault At Lindsey Wilson College Park

Campus officials have released a warning to students of Lindsey Wilson College saying that a student was assaulted by a man at a park near campus. They say that the student was assaulted at the Christian Church Park, which is near the J.L. Turner Leadership Building. In the alert, they ...

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Rachael A. McKinney, 98 Russell Springs,

Rachael A. McKinney, age 98 of Russell Springs, passed away Monday, September 19th, 2016 at the Fair Oaks Nursing Home in Jamestown. Funeral services for Rachael McKinney will be held Wednesday, September 21st at the H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel with burial in the Mt. Pleasant Church Cemetery in Russell Springs. ...

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4-H Shooting Sports Results

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The Russell County 4-H shooting sports team competed recently in the state 4-H shooting sports competition at the Bluegrass Sportsman Club in Wilmore. Fifteen 4-H youth from Russell County registered for this event. Individual awards are given for the top three high scorers in each age division. Russell County had ...

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Missing Toddler Found Safe

After about 11 hours of searching. a 21-month old boy who had walked away from his home was found safe and sound last night. KSP says that 21-month-old Logain “Bubba” Chumbley walked away from his home on Upper Brush Creek Road in Casey County around 9:00 a.m. Monday. The search ...

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Russell County Board Of Education

Members of the Board of Education Monday night approved the working budget for the Fiscal Year 2017. Superintendent Michael Ford spoke to WJRS News following last night’s meeting. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Ford-1-.mp3 During a recent special called meeting the board approved the tax rates for this year keeping most of them same, with ...

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Lake Cumberland Cleanup

  (Photo’s courtesy of Debbie Schumann) The Lake Cumberland clean up this past weekend sponsored by the Friends of Lake Cumberland was a huge success. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Debbie-9-19-16-1.mp3 That’s Debbie Schumann who heads the group. She wanted to thank everyone that helped make this year’s event a success… http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Debbie-9-19-16-2.mp3

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Mighty Laker Marching Band

(Photo courtesy of Rebecca Stargel) WJRS would like to say congratulations to the Mighty Laker Marching Band as they earned reserve grand champion and best overall color guard at their very first regular season competition Saturday. The band competed at Madison Southern. Complete results: Prelims- 1st in class 3A, best ...

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Russell County Board Of Education

The Russell County Board of Education will have their regular monthly meeting Monday night at 7:00 p.m. Some of the items on the agenda include. Fundraisers Out of state and/or over night trips Department of Education training mandate for school district. The meeting will be held at the Russell County ...

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