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Casey County Woman Injured

A single vehicle accident injured a Casey County woman Wednesday afternoon. 33 year old Rebecca Joines of Liberty, was traveling 4 miles west of Liberty on KY 70, at 12:40 eastern time yesterday afternoon. Joines according to police ran off the roadway and struck a parked car and garage. Joines was admitted to Casey County Hospital and cited to appear in court for DUI 1st, No...

Two Public Meetings on Monday

Two local governmental bodies will meet today.   The Russell County Board of Education will meet at 12 noon in special session for its annual end of fiscal year meeting.   Also, the Russell County Fiscal Court will meet in special session today.   Details on both meetings tomorrow on WJRS Local News.

Ruby Mae Flanagan, age 87, of Russell Sp...

Ruby Mae Flanagan, 87, of Russell Springs, passed away Saturday, June 27, 2015, at the Russell County Hospital in Russell Springs. Funeral Services for Ruby Mae Flanagan will be at Wilson Funeral Home in Russell Springs at 10amCT, on Tuesday, June 30th, with Bro. Joe Sullivan officiating. Visitation will be after 5pmCT, on Monday at Wilson Funeral Home in Russell Springs with burial in...

Sylvia Mae Tompkins, 97, Jabez

Sylvia Mae Tompkins, age 97, of the Jabez community of Russell County, died Tuesday, June, 23, 2015 at the Hospice of Lake Cumberland Jean Waddle Care Center in Somerset.  She is survived by: Seven Children Judith Floyd, Steven Tompkins and Charles Tompkins all of Nancy Charlotte Prather, Janice Watson and David Tompkins all of Somerset Thomas Tompkins of Columbia Other Survivors 16...

Traffic Stop Leads to Search Warrant and...

An investigation by the Russell County Sheriff’s Department has resulted in the arrest of a Russell Springs man and the seizure of approximately one pound of marijuana. On Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at approximately 6:40 p.m. a Jeep Cherokee being operated by Kevin Smith, 36, of McClendon Ridge Road was stopped by Deputy Bobby Pritchard on the Louie B. Nunn Cumberland Parkway about 1 ½...

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