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Site Based Nominations at RCMS

Today is the final day for persons to be nominated to serve on the site based decision making council (SBDM) at Russell County Middle School.   Wayne Ackerman, principal at RCMS, explains to WJRS News the importance of the position and the process.   You can hear Mr. Ackerman’s entire interview with WJRS News and Mike Scales at 5:30, 6:30, 7:30 this morning, and 12:05 and 4:05...

Fiscal Court to Meet in Special Session

The transfer of money from the county’s general fund to help fund 9-1-1 center will be among several items discussed during special called meeting Thursday of the Russell County Fiscal Court.    The meeting will start at 10 o’clock in the Fiscal Court meeting room at the courthouse.  WJRS will have complete details on Thursday’s 12:05 and 4:05 newscasts.

Russell County Hospital Receives Top Rat...

More good news for the Russell County Hospital.   This past week, the local hospital received a 5 Star rating for patient satisfaction from the Center for Medical Services (CMS), which puts the local hospital in a select group of hospitals from across the country.   Bill Kindred, CEO of Russell County Hospital, explains in more detail on WJRS Local News at 5:30, 6:30, and 7:30...

Non Traditional School Days Possible for...

A plan for non traditional school days may be a reality next year in Russell County schools.   This will allow possibility of up to 10 days be made up in a non traditional setting, such as internet based learning on snow days or inclement weather.   Tonya Adams, curriculum director for Russell County schools, talked with Mike Scales of WJRS News about the new approach.  Her entire...

Mary Lou Robertson, 78, of Russell Sprin...

Mary Lou Robertson, 78, of Russell Springs, died Monday, April 20, 2015 at the Russell County Hospital.  She is survived by: Five Children Martie Robertson, Amy Maynard, Delila Robertson and Garnett Robertson all of Russell Springs Darris Robertson of Burkesville One Sister Ovalene Bernard of Russell Springs One Brother John Irvin of Russell Springs Other Survivors 9 grandchildren 9...

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