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ATV Wreck Claims Life of Albany Man

A Clinton County man was killed in an ATV wreck Saturday evening.  According to State Police, John Eric Cravens, 38, of Albany was operating a 2000 model Polaris ATV northbound on KY. 696, about 4 miles east of Albany, when Cravens lost control of the four-wheeler resulting in it overturning and ...

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Laker Band Places 3rd In Weekend Competition

This past Saturday, the Mighty Laker Band traveled to Hodgenville to compete in the Lincoln Days Competition at LaRue Co. High School.  In Preliminary competition, the band placed 2nd in class AAA.  Later, in finals competition, the band placed 3rd overall.  Congratulations to the Laker Band!  Next Saturday, the band will travel ...

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2010 Football Homecoming Queen & Court

2010 RCHS Football Homecoming Queen & Court (L-R) 3rd runner-up Victoria Graham, 1st runner-up Julie Wethington, 2010 Homecoming Queen Donavyn Coffey, 2nd runner-up Madelaine Blankenship, 4th runner-up Chloe Lawson.  Russell County was victorious over Logan County 50-21.  (photo courtesy of Derek Aaron–The Times Journal)   HOMECOMING QUEEN — Donavyn Coffey is the daughter ...

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Darrell Cundiff, 49, of Russell Springs

Darrell Cundiff, age 49, of Russell Springs, died Thursday, September 30, 2010 at the Russell County Hospital.  He is survived by: His Wife Kathy Lawless Cundiff One Daughter Kaley Ann Cundiff of Russell Springs His Mother Hazel Cundiff of Russell Springs One Brother Larry Cundiff of Russell Springs Funeral services ...

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Frank Arles Dykes, 88, of Russell Springs

Frank Arles Dykes, age 88, of the Clear Springs community of Russell Springs, died Thursday, September 30, 2010 at his home.  He was a veteran of the United States Army and served during World War II.  He is survived by: His Wife Beatrice Dykes One Brother and Two Sisters James ...

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Penny Lawless, 61, of Jamestown

Penny Lawless, age 61, of Town Branch Road, Jamestown, died Tuesday, September 28, 2010 at the Russell County Hospital.  She is survived by: Her Husband Meredith Lee Lawless One Son Tyler Lawless of Jamestown One Sister Rita Floyd of New Mexico Four Brothers Russell Hutchison of Somerset Bobby Hutchison of ...

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One Person Injured in Single Vehicle Rollover Accident

One person was injured in a single vehicle, rollover accident Thursday evening in eastern Russell County.  Deputy Sheriff Lee Smith told WJRS NEWS that 23 year old Benjamin Lovelace of Russell Springs was traveling west on Ky. 910 when he lost control of his Nissan car after striking a dog….resulting in the ...

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Carl Hadley, 82, of Jamestown

Carl Hadley, age 82, of Jamestown, died Wednesday, September 29, 2010 at the Fairoaks Nursing Home in Jamestown.  He is survived by: One Son Jimmy Hadley of Jamestown Two Brothers and One Sister Herman Hadley of Jamestown; J. T. Hadley and Rema Burchett, both of Albany Other Survivors one grandchild ...

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Hubert Weston, 83, of Jamestown

Hubert Weston, age 83, of Jamestown, died Wednesday morning, September 29, 2010 at the Fairoaks Nursing Home in Jamestown.  He was a veteran of the United States Navy.  He is survived by: His Wife Lillian Weston Two Children Mark Weston of Jamestown  Maria Welch of Northbrook, Illinois Other Survivors 4 ...

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Fiscal Court, Both City Governments Agree On Proposal For Funding, Restructuring EMS-911 Services

The  Russell County Fiscal Court is in favor of totally restructuring the make-up of the EMS Board and the Board that oversees the “use of” the state and national crime computer system in the 911 Dispatch.  Meeting Monday morning in special session, the Fiscal Court approved a 12-step plan that calls ...

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