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The Russell Springs City Council Met Last Night

There were several items on the agenda in new business. As the city of Jamestown recently considered a tobacco ban at the city park, Russell Springs council is now considering the same proposal and asking for the public to express their opinion on the matter. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/Selby-4-14-17-1.mp3 That’s Mayor Eric Selby ...

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The Caretaker Riding Club Will Have Their Annual Membership Drive This Weekend

It also raises money for the groups Christmas drive which gives gifts to less fortunate kids in the community during the holidays. Mike Berry President of the group gives us details on what will take place this Saturday. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/MikeBerry-4-14-17.mp3 The cost to participate will be $10 dollars for the rider ...

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Laker Sports Report Friday, April 14th

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The Russell County Lady Laker softball team was in action over the weekend at home in the Lady Laker Classic, the Lady Lakers defeated Adair County 11-0, Addison Loy had a three run homer, the Lady Lakers lost to Green County 10-2, and Russell County was also defeated by Madison ...

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April Is Child Abuse Awareness Month

The Russell County Sheriff’s Department is doing their part to raise money for the local advocacy center. The Sheriff’s Department will host a “Hot Dog Lunch” Friday beginning at 11:00 am till 1:00 pm at Beck Park in Jamestown, just across from the Russell County Courthouse on KY 92. Sheriff ...

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Vernon Blakey, 89, Russell Springs

Vernon Blakey, age 89, of Russell Springs, passed away Wednesday, April 12th, 2017 at the Signature Health Care at Summit Manor in Columbia. He was a veteran of the United States Army. He is survived by: One Daughter- Judy Baldock of Russell Springs One Son- Mark Blakey of Russell Springs. ...

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Laker Sports Report Thursday, April 13th

Lakers

The varsity and JV. Laker baseball team was in action last night against Metcalfe County. In the varsity match up Russell County won 14-2 in 5 innings. Brayton Scales was the winning pitcher pitching a complete game. Scales had three hits, double, and two RBI’s. Peyton Back had two hits, ...

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The Russell County Ministerial Association Is Hosting A Community Wide Good Friday And Easter Sunrise Service This Week

Churches from across Russell County will be coming together to take part in both services. Brother Jim Kingry with the Ministerial Association and Pastor of the Russell Springs United Methodist Church tells us more about the service Friday. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/Kingry-4-13-17-1.mp3 Then on Sunday the community-wide Easter Sunrise service will take place ...

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Russell Springs City Council

The Russell Springs City Council will meet tonight for the regular monthly meeting for April. The meeting takes place at City Hall located on Main Street and will start at 6:00 pm this evening.

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Eugene Gene Cowan, 65, Columbia

Eugene Gene Cowan, age 65, of Columbia, passed away Tuesday, April 11th, 2017 at his residence. He is survived by: His Wife- Carol Cowan of Columbia One Son- Tim Cowan of Columbia One Brother- Winfred Cowan of Columbia Three grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral ...

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