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Flurry of Candidate Filings on Final Day

Eight persons filed candidacy papers on the final day to enter local non-partisan city and school board races for this November’s General Election. There will be contested races for the offices of Mayor in Jamestown and Russell Springs, both local towns have numerous individuals seeking a seat on the six-person city councils and both school board seats up for election are also...

Ralph Wayne Holt, 77, of Russell Springs

Ralph Wayne Holt, 77, of Russell Springs, died Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at the Russell County Hospital. He is survived by: Two Daughters Glenda Shepherd (Franklin, OH) Sandra Tritt (Cincinnati, OH) Two Brothers Donnie Holt & Gary Holt (both of Cincinnati, OH) Two Sisters Wanda Estes (Somerset) Shirley Godbey (Cincinnati, OH) Other Survivors 7 grandchildren 9 great-grandchildren...

Joann R. Roy, 67, of Russell Springs

Joann R. Roy, age 67, of Russell Springs, died Monday, August 11, 2014 at Jane Todd Crawford Hospital.  She is survived by: One Son Mark Wright of Russell Springs One Daughter Karen Wright of Russell Springs One Sister Shirley Rebennack of Bargersville, IN. Four Brothers David Bunch and Marshall Bunch both of Columbia Michael Bunch of Jamestown Doug Bunch of Russell Springs Other...

News Headlines for Tuesday, August 12

Be listening to WJRS NEWS at 12:05 and 4:05 for full details of the following stories: The Deadline To File For Public Office in November Election Is Today The “Rocket Docket” Program Will Continue Property Tax Rates in Russell County Remain the Same Then at 4:05 here a full list of all the candidates that have filed for public office....

Gary Stargel, 60, of Russell Springs

Gary Stargel, age 60 of Russell Springs, died Saturday, August 9, 2014 at his residence.  He is survived by: One Son Samuel Stargel of Columbia Five Sisters Joyce Wilson, Linda Miller and Royce Smith all of Russell Springs Wanda Murray of Columbia Pearl Crockett of Cincinnati, OH. Three Brothers Alpha Stargel of Louisville J.D. Stargel of Shepherdsville Wayne Stargel of Columbia...

J.C. Popplewell, 52, Jamestown

J.C. Popplewell, age 52, of Jamestown, died Saturday, August 9, 2014 at the Russell County Hospital. He is survived by: One Brother Joe Bill Popplewell of Jamestown Four Sisters Wanda Russell and Debbie Russell both of Jamestown Carol Hall of Russell  Springs Barbara Popplewell of Somerset Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. at the H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel with burial...

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