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Two Vehicle Injury Accident Wednesday Morning


Two children were taken to the hospital for observation following a two vehicle accident on Main Street Russell Springs Wednesday morning. The accident took place just before 11:00 a.m. at the intersection of Short Street and Main Street. According to Assistant Chief, Jamie Rogers with the Russell Springs Police Department, ...

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Casey County Felon Sentenced

A Casey County, Kentucky felon recently pleaded guilty in United States District Court before District Judge Greg N. Stivers, to multiple charges including being an armed career criminal, possession and distribution of a controlled substance, and possession of firearms by a convicted felon. Jerry Wayne Threatt II, age 39, of ...

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Ronald McDonald House Continued

The Russell and Adair County Chamber of Commerce wanted to say a special thank you to everyone who participated Wednesday in the Ronald McDonald Donation Drive. According to the Chambers together the counties filled a U-Haul truck with donated items as well as $470. All of the items and money ...

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Ronald McDonald House

The Adair and Russell Chambers of Commerce are sponsoring a donation drive to collect needed items from granola bars to paper products and many things in between by the Ronald McDonald Houses in Lexington and Louisville. Of course cash or gift cards are always welcome. The drop off date for ...

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“Come As You Are Project”

A new group has been formed in Russell County to help those with addiction in the community. WJRS News spoke with Emily Huddleston about the “Come as You Are” project. Huddleston say the group will have a special event coming up in November for anyone that would like to ...

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Injury Accident In Pulaski County Tuesday

A Pulaski County woman was injured in a single-vehicle accident early Tuesday morning after falling asleep at the wheel. According to the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office, the accident took place at approximately 8:20 a.. Tuesday, near the intersection of Hickory Nut Road and Hopeful Church Road in the Nancy area. ...

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Soccer Program

Would you like to see the Soccer Program back in Russell County? A meeting will take place on Wednesday, October 19th at 4:00 p.m. in the Russell County High School Library. The athletic department is having a student meeting to see if there is enough interest to have a team. ...

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Chamber Of Commerce

Senator Max Wise was recognized at yesterdays Chamber Of Commerce meeting as one of the legislatures of the year. Each year 6 legislatures are recognized with the honor. Senator Wise chose the Russell County Chamber meeting as the location to receive the special recognition. Russell County Chamber President Eric ...

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Needle Exchange Continued

Today we continue our conversation with Dr Rick Miles on WJRS news concerning the needle exchange program being proposed by the Russell County Health Department… We ask Dr Miles how the exchange would work. Another advantage of the exchange would be public safety. The goal of the health department is ...

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