Tuesday , May 23 2017
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A Russell Springs Man Was Arrested On Drug And Other Charges

A vehicle roadside investigation by members of the Russell County Sheriff’s Department resulted in the discovery of three types of illegal drugs. Deputy Nathan Antle stopped a vehicle at approximately 8:20 pm Wednesday being operated by Roger Pendelton, 45, in response to complaints of the vehicle going in and out ...

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Summer Youth Basketball Camp

Both Russell County Laker Head Coach Billy Carson and Lady Laker Head Coach Craig Pippen recently stopped by the WJRS Studios discussing the youth camp. Any interested 1st-6th graders that want to sign up, those will be taking place next week. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Coach-Pippen-5-18-17-1.mp3 Then the camp dates will be held on ...

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A Couple Of Local Meetings Will Be Taking Place Tonight

The Jamestown City Council will hold their regular monthly meeting this evening at 6 at the Jamestown City Hall. Also the Russell County Hospital District Board of Directors meeting will be taking place at 6 this evening, in the hospital conference room. Both meetings are open to the public.

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Laker Sports Report, Thursday, May 18th


In Varsity action on Wednesday the Laker baseball team defeated Campbellsville 13-3. Will Dando had a double with 4 RBI’s. Justin Womack and Lucas Bault both with 2 hits. Hayes Coffey 2 hits and a double. Ben Stephens a double, Brayton Scales with 1 hit. Henry Bertram was the winning ...

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Richard Dean Garner, 53, Jamestown

Richard Dean Garner, age 53, of Jamestown, passed away Tuesday, May 16th, 2017 at the Russell County Hospital. He is survived by: One Son- Layton Garner of Jamestown A host of aunts, uncles, and cousins also survive. Graveside services for Richard Garner will be held Saturday, May 20th at 11:00 ...

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More From Monday Nights School Board Meeting

On Tuesday’s edition of local news, Superintendent Michael Ford told us about items that were approved by our local school board at Monday nights regular monthly meeting. One of those items mentioned was the agreement between the school system and Cumberland Family Medical Center for medical care for students and ...

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4.0 Banquet

Last night the Bank of Jamestown hosted a recognition dinner at the Lake Cumberland State Park for the students at the Lake Cumberland State Park for the students of the Russell County High School 2017 graduating class that had a perfect grade point average. There are nine students in this ...

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