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Glasgow Man Arrested on Drug Charges in ...

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 to deliver “crystal meth”. The investigation resulted in the seizure of...

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. Polston Memorial Fund and those can be made at the funeral home.

Former Russell County Resident Killed Ea...

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 by a vehicle while apparently walking in the roadway.   Brower was...

School Board Honors Retirees, Discuss Su...

The Russell County board of education recognized several teachers who retired from the school system this past school year. Retiring staff were treated to a special dinner before last nights meeting and presented with a plaque. Superintendent Michael Ford praised the retiring employees for their hard work and dedication to the school system. The board heard results of two recent...

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. Members of the Russell County Rescue Squad, Jamestown Police Department, Russell...

Diabetes Classes at RC Health Department

The Lake Cumberland District Health Department will offer more classes on diabetes.   New Diabetes 101 will start Tuesday with other classes scheduled in August and September. Destiny Greer, a registered nurse and certified diabetes educator with the health department, explained more on the disease and upcoming classes.   The complete interview can be heard on WJRS Local News on...

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