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The Jamestown Fire Department Was Called Out Monday Afternoon

Firemen responded to the home of Joyce Gaines on Virginia Avenue. According to Fire Chief Martin Wesley, a furnace fan had caught fire… Causing smoke to spread throughout the home. No damage occurred to the structure. The actual fire was put out before the arrival of the fire department. Wesley ...

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Russell County Extension Office

Recently Johnathan Oakes was named the new AG agent for Russell County at the local extension office. Oakes who’s from Russell County tells us about his educational background in Agriculture. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/Oakes-1-.mp3 Oakes discussed with WJRS News the many tasks that the local AG agent does in the community. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/Oakes-2-.mp3 If ...

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Special Called Meeting

The Russell County High School will be conducting a Special Called Site Based Decision Making Meeting on Tuesday, December 6th, 2016 at 3:30 p.m. in the school’s library. The main topics are Achievement, School Improvement, and possible Schedule Changes for the 2017-2018 School Year.

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Non-Traditional Days

On Friday, Russell County students should have brought a binder home with them from their teachers. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/Damron-1.mp3 That’s Cindy Damron – Director of Student Support Services for the school district, who tells WJRS News that again this year staff will be available at each school to help students with the ...

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Flags Will Be At Half Staff Today

Governor Matt Bevin has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff today, in honor of Staff Sergeant Kevin J. McEnroe and Staff Sergeant James F. Moriarty, Fort Campbell Soldiers who died while supporting Operation Inherent Resolve. Governor Bevin encourages individuals, businesses, organizations and government agencies ...

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Tonight Is The Special Literacy Night At The Russell County ANC

Lynae Riggins, with the Russell County Early Childhood Development Council stopped by the WJRS Studios last week and discussed the event. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/Lynae-1-.mp3 Riggins tells WJRS News while kindergarten readiness has been a problem of the past, improvements continue to be made in Russell County and across the state. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/Lynae-2-.mp3

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Food For The Needy Drive Continued

In-case you missed the story from this weekend… The WJRS Food for the Needy Drive is now in full swing with names being accepted for those in need during the holiday season. Listeners can call the WJRS business office Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. till 4:00 p.m. each day, ...

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