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Hospice

Hospice will have their open house of their local office here in Russell County today. Doctor Richard Perkins, co-medical director for the local group explained to WJRS News details on the services Hospice offers. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Hospice-7-21-16-1.mp3 Perkins also told us more about today’s open house. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Hospice-7-21-16-2.mp3  

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KSP Recovers Over $200,000 Of Stolen Equipment

45 year old Lanny D. Allen, of Indianapolis has been arrested and charged with multiple counts of Receiving Stolen Property over $10,000 and Receiving Stolen Property under $10,000, and lodged in the Adair County Jail. On Tuesday, May 17th the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Department recovered a stolen dump truck out of ...

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Anthony Junior Reece, 45, Tammy Renee Reece 44, Columbia

Anthony Junior Reece, 45 and Tammy Renee Reece, 44 of Columbia, both passed away Friday, July 15th, 2016 on Lake Lanier in Georgia as a result of a boating accident. A joint funeral service for Tammy and Anthony will be held Saturday, July 23rd at 10:00 a.m. at the Adair County ...

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Diabetes Class

The next Diabetes 101 class at the Russell County Health Department takes place Monday evening. Destiny Greer who heads the Wellness and Outreach Program with the Lake Cumberland District Health Department shares some statistics with us but reminds us the condition is manageable. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Diabetes-101-7-20-16.mp3 The classes start Monday evening at ...

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ARC Pregnancy Center

The recent fundraiser for the ARC Pregnancy and Support Center was success, but the group could always use assistance to help serve the areas parents and those expectant parents as well. Geraldine Johnson who heads the center told WJRS News she wanted to thank brother Rick Neff and the members ...

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Two Vehicle Accident

Deputy Nathan Antle investigated a two vehicle collision Tuesday afternoon (July 19) that sent four persons to the Russell County Hospital. The collision occurred at 3:25 p.m., about two miles west of Russell Springs, when a 2009 Nissan pulled onto KY 1729 from Edmonds Lane and into the path of ...

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Employment Specialist

The Russell County School board discussed the hiring of an employment specialist last evening to employ an employment specialist to work with students in Special Education at the high school, to get them work ready. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Dick-7-19-16-1.mp3 That’s Sandra Dick, Director of Special Education and Pre-school. Who tells WJRS News she ...

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Russell County School Board

  (Photo Courtesy of Mike Scales) The Russell County School Board met last evening for the regular monthly meeting, last night’s agenda was shorter than usual due to the recent special called meeting wrapping up the fiscal school year at the end of June. The upcoming school years student supply ...

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Whitney Copley

There has been a renewed search to find a Russell County mother who has been missing since late September 2015. Whitney Copley’s sisters says that the family believes Whitney’s remains are somewhere off of U.S. 127 in Casey County. Almost a month after she went missing, a pair of jeans ...

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Sunday Sales In The County Failed To Pass

  (Photo courtesy of Mike Scales) Magistrates voted in a special called meeting of the Fiscal Court this morning and voted down Sunday sales on the 3-2 vote. Before the vote took place Magistrate Larry Holt stated that he wouldn’t be voting based on personal or religious beliefs but would ...

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