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Dangerously Cold Conditions For Next Several Days

LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AND FLURRIES WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE AREA…ONLY A SLIGHT DUSTING OF SNOW IS LIKELY.  THE MAIN HAZARD WILL BE WIND CHILL READINGS TODAY AND TONIGHT. THE COMBINATION OF TEMPERATURES IN THE TEENS AND LOWER 20S…AND 10 TO 15 MPH NORTHWEST WINDS WILL FORCE WIND CHILL READINGS DOWN ...

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Laker and Lady Lakers in District Action Saturday

The Russell County Lakers and Lady Lakers will be in action Saturday night in Edmonton for a district boy-girl doubleheader with Metcalfe County.   The girls game will get underway at 6 o’clock, followed by the boys game around 7:30.  Join Jeff Hoover, Derek Aaron, and John Burdette for all the ...

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Trooper Saves Life In Washington County

On Wednesday, December 30, 2009 at 4:10 PM EDT, KSP Post #15 received a littering complaint on Chaplin Road in Washington County.  Senior Trooper Fred Cornett was dispatched to the caller’s residence where he was told someone had been dumping trash on the caller’s property at Tatum Springs Road, also in Washington County.  Tpr. Cornett was following ...

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Laker Swim Team Takes 1st Place At Ft. Knox Meet

The RCHS Swim Team competed in a meet at Ft. Knox on Wednesday, December 30th and won 1st place over 6 other teams.  Final results were: Russell County – 966, Ft. Knox-718, Bullitt East-459, North Hardin-284, North Bullitt-197, John Hardin-97 and Bullitt Central-69.  The Laker swim team will host a home meet against Danville ...

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Linda Rush, 70, of Jamestown

Linda Rush, age 70, of Kinnett Avenue, Jamestown, died Wednesday, December 23, 2009 at the Russell County Hospital.  She is survived by: Her Husband Erbie Rush of Jamestown Two Children Michael Rush of Jamestown Nicole Clements of Liberty Two Sisters Carolyn Dixon and Louisa Reynolds Four Brothers Morris Chumbley of ...

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Frank Shoultz, 66, of Russell Springs

Frank Shoultz, age 66, of Webb Ridge Road, Russell Springs, died Thursday, December 31, 2009 at his residence.  He is survived by: His Wife Tenna Shoultz Two Daughters Christina Holt of Russell Springs Angela Pennington of Russell Springs One Son Michael Shoultz of Russell Springs Two Sisters Lucille Shultz of ...

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Lady Lakers Win, Boys Lose First Game

The Russell County Lakers and Lady Lakers finished play yesterday in their respective Holiday tournaments.   The Laker boys were defeated in the championship game of the Shelby County Rocket Invitational, losing to Shelby County, 45 to 35.  It was the first loss of the season for the Lakers, making their ...

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Dudley Conner, Sr., 79, of Russell Springs

Dudley O. Conner, Sr., age 79, of Woodland Drive, Russell Springs, died Monday, December 28, 2009 at the V.A. Medical Center in Louisville.  He is survived by his wife of 60 years….Ernestine Conner. Two Children Jean Grawemeyer and Dudley Conner, Jr., both of Louisville Two Sisters Ellen Upchurch of Russell ...

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Lakers and Lady Lakers Both Win on Tuesday

The Russell County Lakers advanced to the championship game of the Shelby County Rocket Invitational tournament as they knocked off Jeffersonville, Indiana 51 to 48 Tuesday afternoon in Shelbyville.  The Lakers, who defeated North Hardin on Monday, are 9 and 0 on the season and will play 8th Region favorite ...

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Wreck Monday Night East of Jamestown Injures One

A Laurel County man was slightly injured last night in a single vehicle wreck just east of Jamestown.  Deputy Sheriff Cary York told WJRS NEWS the mishap occured at 9:55 p.m. when Joseph C. Smith, 29, of Brodhead, lost control of his 2005 GMC Sierra pickup while traveling east on ...

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