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Loan Debt Relief Scam

Kentucky’s Attorney General is warning college students about a loan debt relief scam. During a news conference, Andy Beshear said some companies pressure students into paying a large fee to consolidate student loans. But Beshear says loans can be consolidated for free. He says the scam often costs students thousands ...

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Timmy Ernest Gosser, age 55, of Russell Springs

Timmy Ernest Gosser, age 55, of Russell Springs, died Thursday, January 28, 2016 at his home. He was a fork lift operator at Stephens Pipe & Steel and was a member of Pine Grove United Baptist Church. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a brother, ...

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Boil Water Advisory from City of Russell Springs

There is a boil water advisory for those customers of the City of Russell Springs who reside along highway 80 east, from the junction of highways 76 and 80, all the way to the Casey County line.   this boil water advisory is in effect until further notice.

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Health Fair at Russell County Hospital Coming Up This Weekend

The annual community health and wellness fair will be held this weekend at the Russell County hospital. Teresa Spaw with he local hospital explained to WJRS News all the events and happenings scheduled for Saturday at the hospital.   You can hear her entire interview on WJRS Local News on ...

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Federal Aviation Officials in County Today to Investigate

Officials with the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board will be in Russell County today to investigate the cause of the engine malfunction of a Piper airplane that made an emergency landing Friday afternoon in the Royville community. Charles Monette, age 76 of Versailles, made the emergency ...

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Michael Wayne Flanagan, age 63 of Russell Springs

Michael Wayne Flanagan, 63, of Russell Springs, died Thursday, July 30th at the Hospice of Lake Cumberland Jean Waddle Care Center in Somerset. Funeral service for Michael Wayne Flanagan will be 1:00 pm CT, Tuesday, August 4th at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel in Russell Springs with Bro. Dan Flanagan ...

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Glasgow Man Arrested on Drug Charges in Russell County

On Monday, July 27, 2015 an investigation by Russell County Sheriff Clete McAninch and Detective Joey Hoover resulted in the arrest of a Barren County man for Trafficking in Methamphetamine. Armando Joseph Candela, 32, of Glasgow was arrested just before 8:00 p.m. on Maple Street after arriving in Russell Springs ...

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Thomas W. Polston, age 58, of Jamestown

Thomas W. Polston, age 58 of Jamestown, died July 18th.   Survivors include one brother:  Phillip Polston of Jamestown.   A gathering of friends will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 at H. E. Pruitt Memory Chapels in Jamestown.   Family requests that donations be made to the Thomas W. ...

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Former Russell County Resident Killed Early Sunday Morning

A former Russell County man is dead after being struck by a vehicle early Sunday morning on Highway 80 close to the Russell/Adair county line. State Police say the accident occurred shortly after 1 o’clock Sunday morning when 27-Year-Old Tyler L. Brower of Somerset, formerly of Russell County, was struck ...

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Body of Missing Jamestown Man Discovered

The body of a Jamestown man who was reported missing Wednesday of last week, was found late Saturday afternoon. Thomas Polston, who resided at the Jamestown Manor, was reported missing Wednesday morning when his brother, Phillip Polston, went to check and him and discovered he was not at his apartment. ...

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