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Russell County Chamber of Commerce

The Russell County Chamber of Commerce met in their regular monthly meeting for June yesterday. Those who spoke at the meeting involved local tourism. Here’s Chamber President Eric West. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/West-6-22-16-1.mp3 West also praised the host of yesterday’s meeting. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/West-6-22-16-2.mp3

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Russell Springs City Council

The Russell Springs City Council will have a special called meeting Thursday, June 23rd at 7:00 p.m. at City Hall . On the agenda will be acceptance of the Inter local Road Agreement between the city of Russell Springs and Russell County Magisterial district 5 and acceptance of resolution 2016-01 ...

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Boil Water Advisory

A Boil Water Advisory is in effect for persons living on Old Columbia Road from Tonkin Drive down to county line Gentry Mill Road, Woodlawn Drive, Village Drive, Shepherd Drive, and any area that was without water until further notice.

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Child Killed in Hit and Run Accident in Pulaski County

Investigators in Pulaski County say a child has died in what they’re calling a hit-and-run crash. It happened on Monday night on Rock Lick Creek Road near Science Hill. The Pulaski County coroner says a ten-year-old child was hit by a car. He later died at the hospital. Investigators are ...

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Duke University Talent Search

Several students were recognized during last night’s school board meeting for the Duke University Talent Search. The program recognizes academically gifted students nationally. Those local students receiving the honor included. Taylor Abernathy Keegan Fletcher Tyler Ford Sara Grider Samuel Leveridge And Allie Burton Congratulations to each of those students.

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Russell County School Board

Teachers Jason Davidson Rena Turner, and Marla Akin (Not pictured) recognized for their excellence in teaching awards from Campbellsville University. (Photot credited to Mike Scales) The Russell County School Board had a busy night with several items on the agenda. The board heard the first reading of the KSBA policy ...

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4th of July Parade

We are exactly two weeks away from the 4th of July Parade and celebration taking place in Russell Springs that Monday. The parade organizers are especially interested in finding veterans from World War 2. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Irvin-6-20-16-1.mp3 That’s Frank Irvin who is heading the organization of the event. If you’re church or ...

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Board of Education Meeting

The Russell County Board of Education will have their regular monthly meeting this evening. Some of the items on the agenda include. 1st reading of the 2016 KSBA Police Updates 2016-2017 Principal’s Combined Budgets Annual Board Action for Emergency Teacher and Emergency Substitute Teacher Certification Those are just a few ...

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Sunday Morning Car Accident

A single vehicle accident, caused part of Lakeway Drive to be closed yesterday due to a downed utility pole. Lakeway Drive was closed from Bernard Lane to Short Street, while KU put up a new power pole line. According to Officer Matt Parrish with the Russell Springs Police Department, Jeannette ...

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Tractor Accident

Two young Russell County boys were injured Saturday afternoon after the tractor in which they were occupying left the roadway and went over an embankment. According to Deputy Sheriff Ethan Pike, 18 year Everett Davis Jr was operating a 1978 David Brown tractor on East West Wilson Road, just off ...

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