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Russell County Man Injured, Vehicle Hits...

A  Russell County man was injured Sunday afternoon after his vehicle left the roadway and struck a Jamestown church.   According to Officer Ken McDaniel of the Jamestown Police Department, 53 year old Toby Grider was operating a PT Cruiser around 2:30 Sunday afternoon, traveling north on North Main Street in Jamestown, when he apparently lost control of the vehicle, left the roadway,...

Strong, Severe Weather Likely Monday and...

The National Weather Service says strong, severe weather is likely for much of Kentucky, mainly Monday evening and again on Tuesday.   John Gordon with the NWS told WJRS News Sunday afternoon that very damaging, hurricane like winds can be expected, with winds of 60 to 80 miles per hour, plus torrential rainfall, and the chance of tornadoes.   You can hear Gordon’s interview on...

Alvin Hitch, age 76, of Russell Springs

Alvin Hitch, age 76, of Russell Springs, died Friday at the Russell County Hospital Hospice Unit. Funeral service for Alvin Hitch will be 10amCT, Monday, July 13, 2015 at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, with Bro. Larry Johnson officiating. Visitation will be 4pm-8pmCT, Sunday, July 10, 2015. Burial in the Haven Hill Cemetery, 1276 Liberty Road,...

Ernest Hammond, age 90, of Jamestown

Ernest Lee Hammond, age 90, of Russell County, died Wednesday. Funeral services for Ernest Lee Hammond will be 10amCT, Saturday, July 11, 2015 at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel in Russell Springs with Bro. Bodie Emerson and Bro. Robert Morris . Visitation will be after 5pmCT Friday at the funeral home with burial in the Dixon Cemetery with full military honors. He was born December 5,...

Jamestown Police Department Warns of Pos...

The City of Jamestown police department is advising citizens to be on the lookout for a potential scam which may be underway.    According to a press release by the Jamestown Police department, a person claiming to seal blacktop driveways has approached several residents recently.   The police department claims the sealant is not good and is defective.   The person is reported as a...

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