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Betty Lou Branscum, 80, of Russell Sprin...

Betty Lou Branscum, age 80, of Russell Springs, died Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at the Jean Waddle Care Center in Somerset.  She is survived by: Two Daughters Lisa Branscum & Connie Branscum Coston (both of Russell Springs) One Son Joseph Branscum (Russell Springs) One Brother Jimmy Kent Bowmar (Russell Springs) Other Survivors 3 grandchildren 5 great-grandchildren Funeral services...

John E. Ashbrook, 70, of Jamestown

John E. Ashbrook, age 70, of Jamestown, died Sunday, July 27, 2014 at his residence.  He is survived by: Two Sisters Eva Tucker and Flora Grider both of Russell Springs Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. at the Wilson Funeral Home with burial in the Humble Cemetery.  Friends may call for visitation after 11:00 a.m. Wednesday at the Wilson Funeral Home in Russell...

Feeding America & The Russell Count...

Thursday, July 31st, there will be a produce give away from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. or until all produce is gone.  This will take place at the Hwy. 80 Auto Auction on North 127 in Russell Springs. For more information contact the Russell County Judge Executive’s Office at 270-343-2112.  Sponsored by Feeding America and the Russell County Fiscal Court.  This is for low income...

Motorcycle Rider Walks Away From Collisi...

An Adair County man walked away with only minor injuries after being ejected from his motorcycle when it struck a car that turned into its path. Russell County Sheriff’s Deputy Bobby Pritchard told WJRS NEWS the incident occurred at 5:41 Sunday evening at the intersection of KY 80 & 76, about 3 miles east of Russell Springs. According to Deputy Pritchard, 17 year old Haley Acree of...

Norine Lawrence Johnson, 91, of Jamestow...

Norine Lawrence Johnson, age 91, of Jamestown, died Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at the Fair Oaks Nursing Home.  She is survived by: Her Husband Grover Johnson Two Sons Joel Johnson (Jamestown) Eddie Johnson (Findlay, OH) One Daughter Kay Harris (Russell Springs) One Brother Edward Lawrence (North Vernon, IN) Other Survivors 8 grandchildren 10 great-grandchildren Funeral services will be...

Russell Springs Man Facing Long List of ...

A Russell County man is facing multiple charges after fleeing from county and state law enforcement officers twice Tuesday afternoon. Brandon C. Roy, 33, of Russell Springs is charged with numerous felony and misdemeanor offenses. Charges against Roy filed by Casey County Deputy Sheriff Chad Weddle include: Speeding in excess of 26 m.p.h. over the limit, Fleeing or Evading Police, DUI,...

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