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Jamestown Man Accused of Making Meth

A Jamestown man was arrested by Russell County Sheriff’s Deputies Thursday night for allegedly making methamphetamine. Adam Warriner, 32, was taken into custody by Deputies Nick Bertram and Dustin Bunch after the Deputies found “precursors” and “apparatus” used for “making meth” in the cab and bed of a truck and outside a residence on Wooldridge...

General Election Results for Russell Cou...

More than half of Russell County’s registered voters cast their ballots on General Election Day. 6,933 of the county’s 13,480 registered voters went to the polls Tuesday for a 51.4% turnout. Russell County Judge Executive Gary Robertson won a second term by defeating his Republican challenger, Darrell McQueary, by 803 votes. Robertson received 3,772 votes to McQueary’s 2,969. Current...

Ronnie Lee “Bubby” Wilson, 6...

Ronnie Lee “Bubby” Wilson, age 68, of Russell Springs, died Monday, November 3, 2014 at the home of his mother. He was a veteran of the United States Navy. Survivors include: His Mother Lucy Gaskins Wilson (Russell Springs) One Sister Linda Glover (Russell Springs) Funeral service will be held Friday at 1:00 p.m. at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel with burial in the Russell...

Fruit of the Loom Building Sold to Local...

The Fruit of the Loom building in Jamestown has been sold…and Russell County’s largest employer is the new owner. As WJRS News first reported Saturday morning, local businessman Terry Stephens confirmed Friday night that he and his business, Stephens Pipe and Steel, have purchased the Jamestown facility for an undisclosed sum. Stephens told WJRS News he was “really...

Russell Springs Man Accused of Possessin...

A Russell Springs man has been indicted on child pornography, rape and sodomy charges by a Russell County Grand Jury. Rusty Weddle, 34, is accused through indictments of four counts of Possession of Matter Portraying Sexual Performance by a Minor, Rape and Sodomy involving a minor less than 14 years of age and two counts of Unlawful Transactions with a Minor. Weddle is also charged...

Verlene Flanagan, 86, of Russell Springs

Verlene Flanagan, age 86, of Russell Springs, died Monday, October 27, 2014 at the Russell County Hospital. She is survived by: Four Children Lydia Sue Kinnett Jimmy Flanagan Kim Byrom Shanna Tarter (all of Russell Springs) One Sister & Two Brothers Jean Hill Ronnie Rexroat H.F. Rexroat (all of Russell Springs) Other Survivors 8 grandchildren 8 great-grandchildren Funeral services...

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