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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 ...

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Elder Kenneth Hammond, age 91, of Russell Springs

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, ...

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Russell County Schools Approved for Non Traditional Learning

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 ...

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Water and Sewer Rates to Increase Significantly in Russell Springs

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 ...

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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 ...

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Russell Springs Preschool Moving to Salem

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 ...

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Faller Convicted in Federal Court of Several Criminal Charges

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 ...

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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 ...

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Russell Springs City Council Meets in Executive Session

The Russell Springs city council met again last night and went into executive session to discuss litigation.   This was the second such meeting for the council lately and the council is scheduled to meet again this Thursday evening for the same purpose.  No information has been released by the ...

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Terry Gene Antle, age 56, Russell Springs

Terry Gene Antle, 56, of Russell Springs, died Friday. Survivors include his wife: Versie Mae Luttrell Antle, Russell Springs 3 children: Stephanie Rae (Joe) Gregory, Rockville, Ky Melanie Jane Deel, Haysi, VA Justin Antle, Russell Springs 3 step children: Joshua (Hilary) Murphy, Russell Springs Joshua Hadley, Russell Springs Joey (Dannile) Murphy, ...

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