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Bobby Bunch, 34, of Jamestown

Bobby D. Bunch, age 34, of Melson Ridge Road, Jamestown, died Friday, December 25, 2009 in Adair County.  He is survived by: His Parents Gary and Thomasine Bunch of Russell Springs Three Sisters Felicia Bunch of Russell Springs Latisha Bunch of Russell Springs Bridget Reliford of Columbia Two Brothers Josh ...

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Three Injured During Three Vehicle Crash Monday Morning; One Airlifted From Scene To UK Hospital

A three vehicle wreck Monday morning injured three persons, one critically, and shut down U.S. 127 about five miles north of Russell Springs.  Deputy Sheriff David Cain told WJRS NEWS the chain-reaction collision occured when Cecil McHone, 42, of Columbia, was stopped in the northbound lane in a Plymouth car when ...

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Laker Boys Win, Girls Lose in Holiday Tournament Play

The Russell County Laker Boys improved to 8-0 on the season Monday as they knocked off one of the state’s top-ranked teams, North Hardin, in the opening round of the Shelby County Rocket Invitational in Shelbyville.  The Lakers won 62 to 43.  Coach Willie Feldhaus’ team will now take on Jeffersonville, ...

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Sealed Indictments Coming To Light

At least 5 of the 14 individuals charged last week in “sealed indictments” by the Russell County Grand Jury have been taken into custody.  According to police reports and court records, indictments have been served on the following named persons…. Cherie Killgallin, age 45….charged with 15 counts of Criminal Possession of ...

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New Jail Bids, Other Items On Agenda For Special Fiscal Court Meeting Called For 8:30 a.m. Monday

Discussing building a new jail, building a temporary morgue for the county coroner’s office, and grants for recreational trails and water conservation are just a few of several items of business on the agenda for a “special called meeting” of the Russell County Fiscal Court to be held at 8:30 ...

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Lakers and Lady Lakers in Holiday Tournaments

The Russell County Lakers and Lady Lakers will begin play Monday in holiday tournaments.  The Laker boys, with a record of 7 and 0, will take on one of the state’s top ranked teams, North Hardin, in the Shelby County Rocket Invitational in Shelbyville.  The Laker boys will play at ...

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Pearl Helm, 98, of Russell Springs

“Miss” Pearl Helm, age 98, of Maple Street, Russell Springs, died Saturday morning, December 26, 2009 at the Fairoaks Nursing Home in Jamestown.  She was a retired school teacher.  She is survived by: Three sisters: Orpha Foley of Jamestown Velma Flatt of Jamestown Willodean Shepherd of Louisville Several nieces and ...

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Thearon Collins, 87, of Jamestown

Thearon Collins, age 87, of Jamestown, died Friday night, December 25, 2009 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset.  He was a farmer, a retired employee of the Russell County Board of Education and a veteran of World War II.  He is survived by: His wife: Violet Shearer Collins of ...

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Eddron Eads, 81, of Russell Springs

Eddron Eads, age 81, of Russell Springs, died Thursday, December 24, 2009 at the Russell County Hospital.  He is survived by…. Four children: Margaret Sheffield of Russell Springs Darlene DeHart of Russell Springs Darla Dishman of Pallmall, TN Joseph Eads of Jeffersonville, IN One sister: Vora Calhoun of Columbus, IN ...

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Russell Co. Man Shot To Death Friday Night

A Russell County man was shot to death Friday night in the Cane Valley community of Adair County.  According to State Police, 35 year old Bobby Bunch of Russell Springs was shot by Michael Compton while allegedly attempting to force his way into Compton’s residence located at 2294 Cane Valley ...

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