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Wednesday is Last Day of School

Wednesday is officially the last day of school for the 2014-2015 school year.   WJRS News talked with Superintendent Michael Ford about the school year and you can hear his entire interview on WJRS Local News on Wednesday.

Russell County Grand Jury Returns Indict...

The Russell County Grand Jury returned several indictments while in session on Tuesday.   The following persons were indicted: * Jesse Daniel…Bail Jumping, First Degree and Persistent Felony Offender, First Degree * Nathan P. Harden…Burglary, third degree;  Theft by Unlawful Taking under $500 * Jacob Sizemore…Bail Jumping, First Degree and Persistent Felony Offender,...

Bank of Jamestown Honors 16 Seniors with...

The Bank of Jamestown last night honored 16 graduating Seniors at Russell County High School who will graduate this week with perfect 4.0 grade point averages.   The bank annually hosts the dinner at Lake Cumberland State Park.   WJRS News talked with Bank of Jamestown employee Patti Lamb about the event and this year’s honorees.   You can hear the entire interview with Patti...

Region Softball and Baseball Games Cance...

The opening round of the 4th Region girls softball and boys baseball tournaments were cancelled on Monday due to heavy rain in the Bowling Green area.   The Lady Laker softball team will now play Tuesday night at 7:30 against Franklin-Simpson.   The Laker baseball team will take on Glasgow at 7 o’clock Tuesday night.   You can hear play by play coverage of the Laker baseball game...

Veno Popplewell, age 75, of Russell Spri...

Veno Popplewell, age 75, of Russell Springs, died Sunday at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset.   He is survived by two sons:  Ronnie Popplewell of Russell Springs, and Adrian Popplewell of Somerset.   Also surviving are three grandchildren and a sister, Garmaleen Ivey of Jellico, Tennessee. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2pm at the Wilson Funeral Home in Russell...

Lady Laker Softball and Laker Baseball O...

The Russell County Lady Laker softball and Laker baseball teams will both open 4th region play Monday at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green.   The Lady Lakers will take on Franklin Simpson at 11 o’clock and the Laker boys will take on Glasgow at 1pm.    If you cannot attend, you can hear play by play of both games with Eddie Thomas and John Burdette on Laker Country...

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