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Karen Isbell, 68, Russell Springs

Karen Isbell, age 68, of Russell Springs, passed away Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016 at the T.J Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow. Funeral services for Karen Isbell will be held Saturday, June 25th at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel with burial in the Russell Springs Cemetery. Friends may call for visitation ...

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Farm Service Agency

USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Tony Corbin announced that produces who file accurate and timely reports for all crops and land uses, including failed acreage can prevent the potential loss of FSA program benefits. “In order to comply with FSA program eligibility requirements, all Adair and Russell County ...

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Cumberland Tap

The grand opening of the Cumberland Tap is this Friday at The Jamestown Marina. WJRS News spoke with Nick Lorado VP of operations with Service Systems Associates, who tells us more about his group. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/CumberlandTap-1.mp3 Lorado says the group will be investing over one 1,300,000 dollar investments to the Jamestown ...

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Alcohol Sales Statistics

With data from both the city of Russell Springs and the Russell County ABC office, over $300,000 in alcohol sales have been made since the legalized sales began in the city and county. Gross sales for the county according to the news release are $102,592.08. With the total license application ...

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Pulaski County Hit-and-Run Update

A few more details are being released involving the hit and run accident in Pulaski County in which a 10 year old child died. According to Pulaski County Sheriff Greg Speck, at approximately 7:30 p.m. Monday evening, Sheriff’s deputies answered a 911 dispatched call of a vehicle/pedestrian accident on Rock ...

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Russell County Chamber of Commerce

The Russell County Chamber of Commerce met in their regular monthly meeting for June yesterday. Those who spoke at the meeting involved local tourism. Here’s Chamber President Eric West. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/West-6-22-16-1.mp3 West also praised the host of yesterday’s meeting. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/West-6-22-16-2.mp3

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Russell Springs City Council

The Russell Springs City Council will have a special called meeting Thursday, June 23rd at 7:00 p.m. at City Hall . On the agenda will be acceptance of the Inter local Road Agreement between the city of Russell Springs and Russell County Magisterial district 5 and acceptance of resolution 2016-01 ...

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Boil Water Advisory

A Boil Water Advisory is in effect for persons living on Old Columbia Road from Tonkin Drive down to county line Gentry Mill Road, Woodlawn Drive, Village Drive, Shepherd Drive, and any area that was without water until further notice.

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Child Killed in Hit and Run Accident in Pulaski County

Investigators in Pulaski County say a child has died in what they’re calling a hit-and-run crash. It happened on Monday night on Rock Lick Creek Road near Science Hill. The Pulaski County coroner says a ten-year-old child was hit by a car. He later died at the hospital. Investigators are ...

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Duke University Talent Search

Several students were recognized during last night’s school board meeting for the Duke University Talent Search. The program recognizes academically gifted students nationally. Those local students receiving the honor included. Taylor Abernathy Keegan Fletcher Tyler Ford Sara Grider Samuel Leveridge And Allie Burton Congratulations to each of those students.

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