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Two Public Meetings on Monday

Two local governmental bodies will meet today.   The Russell County Board of Education will meet at 12 noon in special session for its annual end of fiscal year meeting.   Also, the Russell County Fiscal Court will meet in special session today.   Details on both meetings tomorrow on WJRS Local News.

Ruby Mae Flanagan, age 87, of Russell Sp...

Ruby Mae Flanagan, 87, of Russell Springs, passed away Saturday, June 27, 2015, at the Russell County Hospital in Russell Springs. Funeral Services for Ruby Mae Flanagan will be at Wilson Funeral Home in Russell Springs at 10amCT, on Tuesday, June 30th, with Bro. Joe Sullivan officiating. Visitation will be after 5pmCT, on Monday at Wilson Funeral Home in Russell Springs with burial in...

Sylvia Mae Tompkins, 97, Jabez

Sylvia Mae Tompkins, age 97, of the Jabez community of Russell County, died Tuesday, June, 23, 2015 at the Hospice of Lake Cumberland Jean Waddle Care Center in Somerset.  She is survived by: Seven Children Judith Floyd, Steven Tompkins and Charles Tompkins all of Nancy Charlotte Prather, Janice Watson and David Tompkins all of Somerset Thomas Tompkins of Columbia Other Survivors 16...

Traffic Stop Leads to Search Warrant and...

An investigation by the Russell County Sheriff’s Department has resulted in the arrest of a Russell Springs man and the seizure of approximately one pound of marijuana. On Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at approximately 6:40 p.m. a Jeep Cherokee being operated by Kevin Smith, 36, of McClendon Ridge Road was stopped by Deputy Bobby Pritchard on the Louie B. Nunn Cumberland Parkway about 1 ½...

Marie Hill, age 85 of Jamestown

Marie Hill, 85, of Jamestown, passed away on Sunday June 21,2015, at Jean Waddle Hospice Care Center, Somerset. Funeral Services for Marie Hill will be at H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel in Jamestown at 2pmCT on Wednesday, June 24th with Bro. Barry Bradshaw officiating. Friends may visit after 10:30amCT on Wednesday at the funeral home.     Burial in the Dixon Cemetery in Jamestown, KY....

Elder Kenneth Hammond, age 91, of Russel...

Elder Kenneth Hammond, 91, of Russell Springs, died Monday, June 22, 2015 at the Jean Waddle Care Center in Somerset, KY. Funeral service for Elder Kenneth Hammond will be 10:30amCT, Friday, June 26, 2015 at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel in Russell Springs with Bro. Jason Shanks, Bro. Paul Roy, and Bro. David Hammond officiaitng. Visitation will be after 4pm CT Thursday, June 25th.  ...

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