Tuesday , March 28 2017
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Commodity Distribution

The monthly Commodity Distribution in Russell County helps many local families who otherwise wouldn’t have the additional food that is supplied through the program. Feeding America (who supplies the food for the program) is a nationwide network of food banks and the nation’s leading domestic hunger – relief charity. The ...

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An Explosion Caused A Fire At Campbellsville University


Officials say around 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, a water heater exploded in H&W Field House, which houses locker rooms for the university’s softball and soccer programs. Three people were in the building at the time – all of theme made it out unharmed. The men’s soccer coaches discovered the fire inside ...

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Russell Springs City Council

The city council meeting for Russell Springs tonight has been cancelled. A special called meeting will be held for the city leaders later this month.

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Projects That Promote Use Of Recycled Waste Tires

The Energy and Environment Cabinet says the grant has been used to fund crumb rubber mulch for landscaping projects in recent years. But the cabinet says it is encouraging applicants to expand the scope of potential projects for the current grant cycle. In addition to landscaping mulch projects, the cabinet ...

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Both The House And Senate Returned Back To Frankfort Tuesday Afternoon

State leaders yesterday convened for the second part of this years session. During his recent town hall meeting here in Russell County, State Senator Max Wise spoke to WJRS News about his priories as the Senate re-starts the session. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/MaxWise-2-8-17.mp3 If you would like to offer feedback on the issues ...

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Lake Cumberland Tourist Commission

The Lake Cumberland Tourist Commission will conduct a regular business meeting Wednesday afternoon at 12:30 at Lake Cumberland Tourist Commission located on 127 in Russell Springs.

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Kentucky Department Of Agriculture’s Hunger Initiative

Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles gave an update of the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s Hunger Initiative and urged all Kentuckians to help fight hunger in a rally to raise awareness of Kentucky’s hunger problem today in the Capitol Rotunda. Commissioner Quarles said at the annual Rally to Solve Hunger. “I hope ...

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Laker Sports Report, Tuesday, February 7th


The Russell County Lady Laker and Lakers were in girl boy double header action last night. Here’s Derek Aaron with the result of last nights double header and a look at the game this evening. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Mixdown.mp3

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Two Vehicle Wreck Monday Afternoon


A two-vehicle collision just before 1 p.m. Monday afternoon  on KY 619 East injured one woman and resulted in one arrest. Lt. David Cain’s investigation determined a 2008 Ford SUV operated by Christopher Manley, 36, of Russell Springs, crossed into the path of a 2001 Mercury car operated by Amanda ...

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