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Russell County Schools Approved for Non ...

Russell County School district along with 43 other school districts have been approved for non-traditional learning during bad weather next school year. The Kentucky Department of Education has approved waivers allowing the districts to use virtual or other non-traditional means of instruction when school is cancelled because of weather or another emergency. In most cases, students...

Water and Sewer Rates to Increase Signif...

A possible water/sewer rate increase could be in store for Russell Springs residents who receive water and sewer service from the city. Last night the Russell Springs Coty Council was presented the first reading of an ordinance which would significantly increase rates for water and sewer service and tap fees provided by the city. According to the details listed in the ordinance, 2,000...

Reba Jones, age 80, of Jamestown

Reba Kathryn Jones, age 80, of Brown Road, Jamestown, died Sunday, June 14, 2015, at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital, in Somerset, KY. The funeral service will be at 1 pm CT, Thursday, June 18, 2015, at the Jamestown Church of the Nazarene with burial in the Jamestown Cemetery.    Visitation will be after 9 am CT, Thursday at the Jamestown Church of the Nazarene.  H. E. Pruitt Memory...

Russell Springs Preschool Moving to Sale...

Russell Springs Elementary preschool students will attend preschool at Salem elementary this upcoming school year.   Acting during last night’s meeting of the Russell County School board, the board accepted and approved the recommendation of Superintendent Michael Ford to move preschool to Salem.  Ford said the move was necessary as Russell Springs elementary has a shortage of...

Faller Convicted in Federal Court of Sev...

A Russell Springs man was convicted last Friday by a jury in federal court in Bowling Green on several criminal charges of tax crimes, including failure to report hundreds of thousands of dollars on his income taxes. James Faller II, age 54, was convicted last week after a two week trial in Bowling Green.  Faller was convicted of one count of corruptly endeavoring to obstruct the IRS ;...

School Board Takes Various Actions

A new assistant principal will be hired for the Russell Springs Elementary and Salem Elementary schools.   The person selected will work four days per week at Russell Springs and one day per week at Salem.  Superintendent Michael Ford said the principals at both schools had made the request and all felt this new assistant principal would be a good move for students. The school board...

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