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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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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 ...

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Roy Eldon Fox, age 57, Russell Springs

Roy Eldon Fox, age 57, of Russell Springs, died Saturday, July 18, 2015 at the UK Medical Center in Lexington. He was a farmer and a member of Ono Community Church. Survivors include his wife, Kathy Jane Flanagan Fox, and the following:   Three sons: Roy Eldon (Heather) Fox, Jr., ...

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Clifton Conner, age 76, of Jamestown

Clifton R. Conner, age 76, of Jamestown passed away on Tuesday, July 7, 2015, at the Jean Waddle Hospice Center, in Somerset, KY. A Memorial Service will be held at 1pm CT on Thursday, July 16, 2015,at Bethesda Community Fellowship, 3133 S Hwy 127, Russell Springs, KY Survived by his ...

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Irene Helm, age 74, of Jamestown

Irene L. Helm, age 74, of Highway 1058 in Jamestown died Wednesday, July 15, 2015, at her home. The funeral service will be at 11am CT, Friday, July 17, 2015, at the H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel in Jamestown with Bro. Jeff Griffen and Bro. Daniel Garrett officiating. Visitation will be ...

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Russell County Man Injured, Vehicle Hits Jamestown Church

A  Russell County man was injured Sunday afternoon after his vehicle left the roadway and struck a Jamestown church.   According to Officer Ken McDaniel of the Jamestown Police Department, 53 year old Toby Grider was operating a PT Cruiser around 2:30 Sunday afternoon, traveling north on North Main Street ...

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Strong, Severe Weather Likely Monday and Tuesday

The National Weather Service says strong, severe weather is likely for much of Kentucky, mainly Monday evening and again on Tuesday.   John Gordon with the NWS told WJRS News Sunday afternoon that very damaging, hurricane like winds can be expected, with winds of 60 to 80 miles per hour, ...

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Ernest Hammond, age 90, of Jamestown

Ernest Lee Hammond, age 90, of Russell County, died Wednesday. Funeral services for Ernest Lee Hammond will be 10amCT, Saturday, July 11, 2015 at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel in Russell Springs with Bro. Bodie Emerson and Bro. Robert Morris . Visitation will be after 5pmCT Friday at the funeral ...

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Jamestown Police Department Warns of Possible Scam

The City of Jamestown police department is advising citizens to be on the lookout for a potential scam which may be underway.    According to a press release by the Jamestown Police department, a person claiming to seal blacktop driveways has approached several residents recently.   The police department claims ...

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High Winds Cause Some Damage in Russell County

High winds from a severe thunderstorm yesterday afternoon left some damage across various parts of Russell County.    Reports were received by WJRS News yesterday afternoon of trees uprooted and some power lines down around the French Valley area, Geneva Drive area in the Middletown community, Fonthill, Bernard Ridge area, ...

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