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Jamestown Water Plant

Some changes to the treatment of waste water at the Jamestown Water plant will save the city some money as well as make the treatment process safer. Neal Jackson head of the Jamestown Water Department spoke to WJRS News Monday about the recent approved changes. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/NeilJackson-7-26-16-1.mp3 Jackson tells us the ...

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Russell County Woman Arrested On Marijuana Charges

An investigation by Deputy Ethan Pike has resulted in the arrest of a Russell County woman for growing marijuana. Jennifer R. Dix, age 41, of 1976 Highway 1058, Jamestown, was taken into custody Monday afternoon on a warrant obtained by Deputy Pike charging Dix with Cultivating Marijuana over 5 plants. ...

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Motorcycle Accident Monday Afternoon

A Russell County man was injured after losing control of his motorcycle on KY 76 in the Eli community Monday afternoon. Deputy Nathan Antle’s investigation determined that Jonathan Scott, age 46, of McClendon Lane, Russell Springs, lost control of his 2001 Suzuki near Parks Ridge Road at approximately 2:40 p.m., ...

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Linda Kerns, 74, Columbia

Linda Kerns, age 74, of Columbia passed away Friday, July 22nd, 2016 at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset. Funeral services for Linda Kerns will be held Tuesday, July 26th at 11:00 a.m. at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home with burial in the New Hope Cemetery. Friends may call for visitation after ...

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Ann Thomas Burchett, 45, Russell Springs

Ann Thomas Burchett, age 45, of Russell Springs passed away Saturday, July 23rd, 2016 at the University Of Louisville Hospital. Funeral services for Ann Burchett will be held Tuesday, July 26th at 11:00 a.m. at the H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel with burial in the Jamestown Cemetery. Friends may call for visitation ...

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Diabetes 101 Class

The Russell County Health Department will host the diabetes 101 class this evening. Destiny Greer who heads the outreach program with the Lake Cumberland District Health Department gives WJRS News the details on tonight’s class. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Destiny-LCDHD-7-25-16.mp3 The class will start at 5 if you have any questions contact the health ...

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6th Grade Camp

This afternoon a 6th grade camp will begin at the auditorium/natatorium complex. This will be for all incoming 6th grade students. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Hannah6thGradeCamp-7-25-16.mp3 That’s Hannah England with the middle school who tells us students who are interested can show up and sign in each evening at 4 p.m.

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Home Invasion Leads To Stolen Vehicle And Attempted Suicide

Saturday morning at 7:25 a.m. Adair County Deputy Aaron Rainwater responded to a residence on T. Rice Road, where it was reported that a male had entered the residence while the owner was in bed. The owner was woke up by the sound of an intruder, who was later identified ...

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One Person Killed In Wayne County

An Ohio man is dead after falling from a boat in Wayne County. It happened around 1:30 a.m. Saturday at Lake Cumberland. According to the Wayne County Coroner, 27 year old Travis Hamilton fell between two boats on the Lake. Hamilton did not resurface after falling. Wayne County Rescue recovered his ...

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Russell Springs Woman Seriously Injured

A Russell Springs woman was seriously injured when she was forced out of a moving vehicle. Deputy Ethan Pike continues to investigate the incident which occurred at approximately 7:30 p.m. Saturday (July 23) near the Dollar General Store on KY 910. Deana Kerns, age 28, of Mt. Olive Road, Russell ...

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