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Weekend Accident in Adair County Injured a Russell Springs Man

KSP released the details on Tuesday. Trooper Allen Shirley is investigating a collision that occurred on Saturday, just after 5:00 pm, nine miles east of Columbia on KY 80. 66-year-old Edward Irvin, of Russell Springs, was operating an eastbound Chevy Colorado when the vehicle left the right side of the ...

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Winter Driving Tips

Today, Amber Hale, Information Director for the Transportation Department in our district, shares some important tips for winter driving. As with driving, anytime eliminating your distractions is important.

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Laker Sports Report Wednesday, December 13th


The Laker middle school boys team headed to Hart Co. last night for a 7th and 8th grade double header. They came away with one loss and one win in the evening. The 7th grade Lakers lost by a score of 50-19 to Hart. Scoring for the Lakers was Clay ...

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Betty Chaney, age 61, of Jamestown

Betty Chaney, age 61, of Jamestown, passed away Tuesday, December 12th, 2017 at the Green Hill Nursing and Rehab Center in Greensburg. She is survived by: Her Husband- Mark Chaney of Jamestown One Daughter- Rachel Hash of Liberty Two Sons- Shannon Johnson of Russell Springs and Steven Chaney of Jamestown ...

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A County Wide Drug Roundup in Pulaski County Occurred Tuesday Morning


The roundup was a result of a six month joint investigation by the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department and the Lake Cumberland Area Drug Task Force. Officers from various law enforcement agencies divided up into teams early Tuesday morning in search of approximately 48 individuals wanted on Pulaski County District Warrants ...

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Mayme Parrigin, age 90, of Columbia

Mayme Parrigin, age 90, of Columbia, passed away Monday, December 11th, 2017 at the Signature Summit Manor Nursing Home. She is survived by: Two Sons- David and Tim Parrigin both of Columbia Two grandchildren also survive. Funeral services for Mayme Parrigin will be held Wednesday, December 13th at 11:00 am ...

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The Russell County Fiscal Court Met Last Night

The Russell County Fiscal Court voted to send an invoice to the Russell County Ambulance Service for money loaned to the service several years ago. County Judge Gary Robertson discussed the loan with WJRS News after the meeting. No discussion was held on the 911 agreement last night. Judge ...

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