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One Vehicle Accident Over The Weekend

A Bowling Green woman was injured in a single vehicle accident Saturday evening on the parkway. Just after 6 Saturday evening, Sherri Marine age 24 of Bowling Green, was traveling westbound on the Cumberland Parkway 2 miles east of Russell Springs, when her vehicle hydroplaned causing the vehicle to leave ...

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Reward Offered For Information On Mobile Home Fire

A $500 reward is being offered for information on who set a mobile home on fire Wednesday night located on West Cumberland Avenue in Jamestown. If you have any information contact 270-866-1965. The mobile home had just been moved to the property according to Jamestown Fire Chief Martin Wesley, with ...

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Fire Saturday Evening

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The Russell Springs Fire Department was dispatched out to a structure fire around 8:30 Saturday evening. The home was located at 2382 West Highway 80. The residence is owned by Jerry Irvin but being rented by Margret Robertson. The fire was contained to the upstairs of the home with moderate ...

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March Of Dimes

Thursday we spoke with Lauren Higginbotham with the March of Dimes and she shared with us what will take place at the event this Saturday. On today’s newscast we hear about this year’s ambassador Jaxon. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Lauren-MOD-.mp3 The events start at 5:00 p.m. Saturday evening at the auditorium natitorium complex.

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Adult Learning Center

The Russell County Adult Learning Center was recently awarded a special recognition. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Gossage-1.mp3 That’s Darren Gossage who heads the center. He tells WJRS news the honor was due to to the hard work of a lot of people. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Gossage-2-.mp3 The center offers many services to the community and Gossage says ...

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Jamestown City Council

(Photo courtesy of Mike Scales) It was a brief meeting last night for the Jamestown City Council as only a few budget amendments were on the agenda. The city leaders approved the changes and Mayor Nick Shearer spoke to WJRS News about the amendments following the meeting. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Nick-.mp3

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Laura Lee Kennard, 87 Jamestown,

Laura Lee Kennard, age 87 of Jamestown, passed away Sunday, September 4th, 2016 at the Fair Oaks Nursing Home in Jamestown. Funeral services for Laura Kennard will be held Saturday, September 17th at 6:00 p.m. at the H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel. Friends may visit after 5:30 Saturday at the H.E. ...

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Bethel Tarter, 77 Russell Springs,

Bethel Tarter, age 77, of Russell Springs, passed away Wednesday, September 14th, 2016 at the Somerwoods Nursing and Rehab Center in Somerset. Funeral services for Bethel Tarter will be held Friday, September 16th at 2:00 p.m. at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel with with visitation at 1:00 p.m. Friday up ...

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A Mobile Home In Jamestown Was Destroyed By Fire Wednesday Night

According to fire chief Martin Wesley, the department was called out around 8:45 Wednesday evening to West Cumberland Avenue, just across from Vaughn Drive. The mobile home had just been moved to the property according to Wesley with no utilities hooked up to the residence. The home was a total ...

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