Friday , July 21 2017
Home / WJRS NEWS (page 2)


Columbia Police Department is Investigating the Death of an Infant

Police were dispatched out just after one yesterday afternoon, to 19 Hindman street along with Adair County EMS to a reported unresponsive 6 month old infant child. Upon arrival EMS began life resuscitating efforts and transported the infant to TJ Health of Columbia. Unfortunately the efforts failed and the child ...

Read More »

The Russell County Chamber of Commerce Met Tuesday in a Regular Monthly Meeting

Chamber President Eric West told WJRS News there was a special guest attending and speaking at the meeting. Hoover was presented with a special award at the meeting. Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Chairperson Bill Lear presented Speaker Hoover with the award.

Read More »

This Past Weekend a Local Swim Team Won their Fourth Consecutive Championship

The Russell Rays won their fourth consecutive Lake Cumberland Swim Association Championship. The Rays title came as the culmination of their fourth consecutive undefeated season. Special congratulations go to Trevor Bloyd, Sara Overly, Michael Little, Luke Rich, and Jacob Phillips. These swimmers took home individual High Point awards in their ...

Read More »

Dale Mann, age 77, of Jamestown

Dale Mann, age 77, of Russell Springs, passed away Monday, July 17th, 2017. He is survived by: Two Daughters- Shana Mann of Jamestown and Cheryl Boger of Russell Springs Four Sons- Mike, Billy, Leo, and Shannon Mann all of Russell Springs One Sister- Arlene Mann of Albany One Brother- Toby ...

Read More »

More Details have been Released Concerning a Russell County Man that was Injured in a Motorcycle Accident Sunday Evening

(Photo courtesy of the Russell County Sheriff’s Department)  Deputy Ethan Pikes investigation determined that Kyle Skaggs, 35, of McClendon Ridge Road, Russell Springs, lost control of his 2014 Harley Davidson resulting in the motorcycle leaving McClendon Ridge Road, traveling through a ditch, then striking a concrete block, ejecting Skaggs. Skaggs ...

Read More »

The Russell County Board of Education Met Last Night

Abraham Lincoln (Salem 1st grader, Sidney Galicia) made an appearance before the Russell County School Board Monday night.   New Russell County High School Principal Darren Gossage spoke last night to school board members, and outlined his vision for the upcoming school year. Superintendent Michael Ford shared with WJRS News ...

Read More »