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WJRS Food For The Needy Drive

If you know of a family needing assistance with food this holiday season… the WJRS Food for the Needy Drive is now accepting names for the program. The drive which delivers food boxes on Christmas Eve, to needy families throughout Russell County is now in full swing. Drive Chairman Kem ...

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Kentucky Utilities

A proposed increase by Kentucky Utilities will effect customers in Russell Springs and Jamestown, as well as in communities across the state. The detailed document, submitted to the Kentucky Public Service Commission November 23rd, in laymen’s terms means KU is asking for $103.1 million, a 6.4 percent increase. The rate ...

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Kentucky Speaker Of The House

According to the AP Kentucky’s first Republican House Speaker in nearly 100 years says his biggest job will be managing the expectations of the state’s restless GOP leaders- starting with the Governor. Speaker Elect, Jeff Hoover says the state’s first Republican-controlled government will act swiftly to pass a right-to work ...

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Carolyn Kell Wesley of Louisville

Carolyn Kell Wesley of Louisville formerly of Russell Springs passed away Monday, November 28th, 2016 at Norton Pavilion Hospital. She was cremated at Neptune Society Cremation Services in Louisville. Memorial services will be held in Russell Springs at the Russell Springs Church of the Nazarene on Highway 80 on Saturday, ...

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Now Through December 7th Is Winter Weather Awareness Week In Kentucky

As the winter weather season approaches, Kentucky Emergency Management, The National Weather Service and the Kentucky Weather Preparedness Committee would like to remind you to “Be aware, Be Prepared!” Mike Scales WJRS News Director spoke with Russell County Emergency Management Director H.M. Bottom Thursday about steps that can be taken ...

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Laker Sports Report Friday, December 2nd


On Thursday, the Laker Bowling Team traveled to Campbellsville to take on the Campbellsville Eagles. The Lady Lakers finished with 0 wins and 5 losses. The Laker Boys finished with 4 wins and 3 losses. High games for the girls were Kayla Kean 146 and Brooklynne Carroll 115. High games ...

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Safety Checkpoints

State Police issued a press release Thursday reminding listeners that they will be setting up safety checkpoints throughout the region. Kentucky State Police, Post 15 will be conducting safety traffic checkpoints in the Post 15 area which includes several counties in the region including Russell County. Troopers will be checking ...

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