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Pearl Mae Irvin, 73, of Russell Springs

Pearl Mae Irvin, age 73, of Russell Springs, died Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at her residence. She is survived by: Five Children Vickie Redmon, Lisa Hadley & Frankie Irvin (all of Russell Springs) Belinda Rice & Donna Jean Willis (both of Columbia) One Sister & One Brother Helen Rigney & Roy Shepherd Other Survivors 13 grandchildren host of great-grandchildren Funeral...

Three Arrested in Connection With Jamest...

Three persons have been arrested and charged in connection with Wednesday morning’s break-in at Jamestown Pharmacy. Jamestown Police Chief Derek Polston told WJRS NEWS a collaborative effort among city, county and state police officers resulted in the arrest of Troy Pierce, Denishia Brown and Charlton Wooldridge, all of Russell Springs, and the recovery of tools used and clothing...

Jamestown Pharmacy Burglarized Early Wed...

Breaking news this morning in Jamestown….the Jamestown Pharmacy was broken into earlier this morning, around 4:30 a.m. Police continue to investigate that scene and report that video surveillance revealed what appeared to be two males, dressed in all black, gaining entry by breaking glass doors with a hammer. Jamestown Police and other local officers are still on the scene and continue...

Russell County Grand Jury Meets

The Russell County Grand Jury held its last session of the year on Tuesday, December 16th, returning indictments against five individuals. According to Circuit Court records, the following persons were indicted and now face formal criminal charges: Carson Dugger, age 29 — Theft by Failure to Make Required Disposition of Property Over $10,000 Jeffrey Hayes, age 40 and Kathryn...

Outgoing School Board Members Honored

Two members of the Russell County School Board were honored Monday night prior to the board’s regular monthly meeting. A dinner was held in honor of board Chairman Julie Beckmann and longtime board member Steve Kerr. Superintendent Michael Ford presented both with a plaque commemorating their service to the Russell County School District and thanked each for their support of students,...

Doyle Marion Popplewell, age 70

Doyle Marion Popplewell, age 70, of Russell Springs died Monday at Somerwoods Nursing and Rehab Center in Somerset. He is survived by three children: Patricia Ewing, Lisa Popplewell, and Doyle Popplewell, Jr., all of Indiana. Several grandchildren also survive, as does a sister, Mary Ann Tolbert of Illinois, and two brothers, Ricky Popplewell of Michigan and Lozier Popplewell, Jr. of...

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