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Illness Due To The Cold And Flu Continues To Be An Issue In Area Schools

Some schools are even canceling classes due to the large number of students unable to attend due to being sick. Barren County canceled classes this week due to the large number of students out, but locally Russell County is still running steady in attendance numbers. According to Superintendent Michael Ford, Russell ...

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Zachary McDonald, Age 2, Of Jamestown

Zachary McDonald, 2 years old of Jamestown, passed away, Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 at the Russell County Hospital. Funeral services for Zachary McDonald will be held Friday, March 24th at 1:00 p.m. at Wilsons Funeral Home with burial in the Square Oak Cemetery. Friends may call for visitation after 5:00 ...

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Russell County PVA Tim Popplewell Spoke Before The Chamber of Commerce At This Months Regular Meeting

Popplewell shared with those in attendance how tourism is helping with property and boat registration taxes in the county. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Tim-3-23-17-1.mp3 Popplewell says documented boats brings in a huge amount of money to Russell County through taxes. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Tim-3-23-17-2.mp3 Popplewell tells us more on the amount of money coming in through boat ...

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Real I.D.

Governor Matt Bevin has signed a law allowing Kentuckians to purchase voluntary travel ID’s to replace their standard drivers’ licenses. Records show Bevin signed House Bill 410 on Tuesday. The law seeks to comply with the federal Real ID act of 2005, passed in response to the 2001 terrorist attacks. ...

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A Body Was Found In Pulaski County


Officers with the Somerset Police Department, Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office, Pulaski County Coroner’s Officer and Somerset-Pulaski EMS are investigating the discovery of a dead body off Easy Ky. 80 just east of Pumphouse Road. Pulaski County Coroner Clyde Strunk says that the body has been identified as Jeremiah Childers, 29, ...

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