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Indictments

The Russell Count Grand Jury met this morning and handed up the following indictments. John Thompson, Jeremy Vanfleet and Brittany Dunn were indicted for Trafficking in a Controlled Substance, 1st degree (a class D felony) Tampering with Physical Evidence (a class D felony) Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon (a class ...

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Mighty Laker Football Kicks Off Tonight

The 2016 High School Football season gets underway tonight when the Russell County Lakers will play host to the Dragons of Green County at Ron Finley Field. You can hear all the action of the game with Tony Kerr and Derek Aaron, on your home for Laker Sports for 50 ...

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Drive Sober Or Get Pulled Over

The Kentucky State Police and local law enforcement across the state, will take part in the impaired-driving national enforcement crackdown ” Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” which starts today and will run through the Labor Day Holiday weekend, September 5th. The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety and police officers ...

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Disney’s The Little Mermaid Is Now Playing At The Star Theater

The presentation started Thursday night at the Star and will run the next couple of weekends. Two of the actors with the group, Brad Barnes and Fletcher Bell stopped by our studios Thursday and talked to us about the production. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/BradFletcher-8-19-16.mp3 For ticket information check out the website startheater.org or ...

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Wet-Dry Vote In Casey County

Our neighbors in Casey County will head to the polls in less than a week and decide whether to remain a dry county or allow legal alcohol sales. If legal sales are approved, Casey County will join adjacent counties Russell and Adair who approved legal sales over the past year. ...

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Jamestown City Council Met Last Night

It was a busy night for the Jamestown City Council with several items on the agenda. The Jamestown Fire Department will be getting two new trucks and new gear from sale of a truck currently owned by the department. Mayor Nick Shearer spoke to WJRS News about the sale and ...

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Jamestown City Council Will Meet Tonight

The agenda includes… The annexation of property owned by Marvin Hill. Billy Selby will speak concerning Active Day Care. The Interlocal agreement for roads and 911 as well as an amendment to the Interlocal Regulatory Agreement and Budget Amendment concerning the Fire Capital Vehicle. The meeting starts at 6:00 p.m. ...

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Jamestown Marina Annexation

An effort to resolve the lawsuit against the city of Jamestown continues but the annexation of the Jamestown Marina is complete. WJRS News spoke with Jamestown attorney H.K. Cooper Wednesday concerning both. Cooper told us he is hopeful that it’s resolved soon. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/HK-8-18-16-1.mp3 As far as the annexation goes that ...

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Two Vehicle Injury Accident Tuesday Afternoon

The accident occurred just after 3 o’clock on 619 in front of the Cumberland Lodge. According to Officer Bobby Prichard with the Russell Springs Police Department, Shelia Gordon age 30 of Russell Springs, was traveling west on 619, when her vehicle, a 2010 Chevy Silverado traveled into the path of ...

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