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Betty Kinnett, Age 88, Jamestown

Betty Kinnett, age 88, of Jamestown, passed away Saturday, January 14th, 2017 at her residence. Funeral services for Betty Kinnett will be held Tuesday, January 17th at 1:00 p.m. at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel with burial in the Jamestown Cemetery. Friends may call for visitation from 5-8:00 p.m. Monday ...

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Russell County Courthouse

The Russell County Courthouse will be closed Monday, January 16th in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The courthouse will resume normal hours on Tuesday, January 17th.

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Vernon Ray Kimble, Age 79, Of Georgia Formerly Of Russell County

Vernon Ray Kimble, age 79, of Georgia formerly of Russell County passed away Wednesday, January 11th, 2017 at his residence. Graveside services for Vernon Kimble will be held Monday, January 16th at 11:00 a.m. at the Clear Springs Cemetery. There will be no local visitation. Bernard Funeral Home in Russell ...

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Lou White, Age 72, Russell Springs

Lou White, age 72, of Russell Springs, passed away Thursday, January 12th, 2017 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset. A celebration of life for Lou White will be held Sunday, January 15th at 4:00p.m. at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel. Friends may call for visitation from 2-4:00 p.m. at ...

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Laker Sports Report, Friday, January 13th


The Russell County Middle School boys played host to Hart County on Thursday night. The 7th grade won 59-40. Leading the lakers were Grant King 12 points and 1 steal Maxon Gosser with 11 points and 7 rebounds The 8th grade also won their matchup 50-31. Leading the 8th graders ...

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Marilyn Roberts, Age 62, Jamestown

Marilyn Roberts, age 62, of Jamestown, passed away Friday, October 7th, 2016 at Christ Hospital in Cincinatti, Ohio. Graveside services for Marilyn Roberts will be held Saturday, January 14th at 1:00 p.m. at Glenwood Cemetery in Casey County. Burial will follow the service. She is survived by: Her Husband- Darwyn ...

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Human Remains Found In Adair County Have Been Positively Identified

The remains were found at the intersection of Campbellsville Road and Veterans Memorial Bypass last month. The remains were identified as Lawrence R. Chrisman, 68, of Lexington according to Adair County Coroner Todd Akin. Akin confirmed Thursday morning that the remains, found December 19th, had been positively identified and the ...

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A Lot Of Kentuckians Are Suffering From The Flu

As mentioned on Thursdays edition of WJRS News there have been several flu cases reported in the Lake Cumberland area. The health department on Thursday afternoon raised the influenza level in the state to “widespread”. It’s the highest level of flu activity, and indicates flu outbreaks in at least half ...

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