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Blake Allen Gadberry, 29, of Russell Springs

Blake Allen Gadberry, age 29, of Russell Springs, died Monday, January 16, 2012 at his residence.  He is survived by: His Wife Emily Gadberry Four Children Kelly Marie, Michael Blake, Hailey Ann and Payton Gadberry One Step-Daughter Brooklyn Farrell His Father Michael Gadberry Three Brothers Bronson Gadberry Brandon Gadberry Kelly ...

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Lucille Smith Wilson, 92, of Russell Springs

Lucille Smith Wilson, age 92, widow of Judge Terrill Wilson, died Sunday evening, January 15, 2012 at her residence.  She is survived by: Two Children Terry Wilson of Russell Springs James Terrill Wilson of Bronston Other Survivors 2 grandchildren Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. at the ...

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Wendell Witham, 97, of Jamestown

Wendell Witham, age 97, of Jamestown, died Monday, January 16, 2012 at the Fairoaks Nursing Home.  He is survived by: Two Children Vida Withers of Norwood, OH Shelby Witham of Cincinnati, OH Other Survivors 12 grandchildren numerous great-grandchildren Funeral services will be held Friday at 1:00 p.m. at the Bernard ...

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Ted Rikard, 62, of Jamestown

Teddy R. Rikard, age 62, of Jamestown died Sunday morning, January 15, 2012 at the Audubon Hospital in Louisville.  He is survived by: Two Son Cliff Rikard of Indiana  Brandon Rikard of Russell Springs Two Daughters Amanda Phelps and Julie Rikard, both of Jamestown One Brother Randy Rikard of Indiana ...

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Nine Arrested On Charges of Manufacturing Meth, Endangering Children in Melson Ridge Home

Nine persons have been charged with “Manufacturing Methamphetamine” and “Endangering Children” after law enforcement authorities from Adair and Russell counties found “two active meth labs” in a residence in the Melson Ridge community. Adair County Sheriff Harrison Moss told WJRS NEWS the nine were taken into custody around 11:30 Sunday ...

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Two Charged With Burglarizing The Mantle

A Jamestown man and woman were arrested late Sunday night after they allegedly broke into The Mantle Florist and Gift Shop in the Middletown community. Anthony Popplewell, age 23, and Amanda Stephens, age 26, are charged with Burglary, Theft and Criminal Mischief. Police accuse the two of breaking-into The Mantle by ...

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Lawrence Everet Adkins, 35, of Russell Springs

Lawrence Everet Adkins, age 35, of Russell Springs, died Sunday morning, January 15, 2012 at the Russell County Hospital emergency room.  He is survived by: His Wife Angie Johnson Adkins Three Children Tristan, Lauren Olivia and Justin Trey Adkins, all of Russell Springs His Parents Charles & Jean Adkins of ...

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Girl-Boy Doubleheader Tuesday Night at RCHS

The Russell County Lady Lakers and Lakers will play host to the girls and boys teams from Southwestern High School on Tuesday night at Laker gym.    Both Southwestern teams are ranked among the top teams in the 12th region.   The girls contest is scheduled to get underway around 5:30 with ...

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Joann Bottom, 76, of Russell Springs

Joann Bottom, age 76, of Russell Springs, died Saturday, January 14, 2012 at the Fairoaks Nursing Home in Jamestown.  She is survived by: One Daughter Sherri Daniel of Russell Springs Other Survivors 2 grandchildren 1 great-grandchild several nieces & nephews Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. at ...

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Crash Near Russell-Adair Line Kills One, Injures Two; Texting Possible Contributing Factor To Cause

One person is dead and two others are recovering from injuries sustained in a two vehicle crash Friday afternoon that closed KY. 80 for several hours near the Russell-Adair county line. According to State Police….the collision occurred just after 3 o’clock when a Saturn car being driven by Travis Fair of ...

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