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School is Now Less than One Week Away from Starting for Russell County Students

Superintendent Michael Ford spoke Thursday to WJRS News about the preparation that is underway to have everything ready for students as they head back next week. Open House was held last evening for the Russell County High School, the rest of the schedule goes like this…. Russell County Middle ...

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The 127 Yard Sale Officially Kicked off Thursday

Traffic and shopping with the many vendors in the community is in full swing. News Director Mike Scales was out and about with the travelers and spoke with a couple of the vendors setup in the county. The first one we spoke with has taken part in the sale for ...

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The Russell County Community Blood Drive is being Held Today

Blood Drive Chairman Tony Kerr tells WJRS News this is a very important drive. All donors today will receive a $10 dollar Amazon gift card. To schedule an appointment call the blood center toll free at 1-800-775-2522.

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Traffic Safety Checkpoints

It’s going to be a big weekend for traffic in the area and the Kentucky State Police out of Post 15 say they will be conducting safety traffic checkpoints in the Post 15 area, which includes Russell County. Troopers will be checking for impaired drivers, children that are not properly ...

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Bruce A. Ballenger, age 71, of Russell Springs

Bruce A. Ballenger, age 71, of Russell Springs, passed away Sunday, July 30th, 2017 at the VA Hospital in Lexington. He was a Veteran of the United States Navy. He is survived by: One Daughter- Dawn Ballenger of California One Son- Adrian Ballenger of California One Step-Son- Gregory Papke of ...

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The 127 Yard Sale Means a lot of Additional Income Coming into the Area

WJRS News spoke Tuesday to a couple of business managers concerning what the additional traffic flow will mean to the stores they run. Pam Brown, General Manager of Minit Mart in Jamestown told us that it was amazing the effects it has on her store. News Director Mike Scales ...

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