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GED Express Offered at Russell County Ad...

Last week, the Commonwealth of Kentucky started GED-Express.   This allows interested persons to apply for and pursue their GED on their timetable.   Rodney Johnson, Director of the Russell County Adult Ed Center, says persons interested need to come by and visit the local center, which is located in the old Russell Springs elementary school.

Russell Springs Woman Arrested on Drug C...

A Russell Springs woman was taken into custody early this morning on drug related charges.   According to Russell Springs Police officer Jeremy West, he arrested 18 year old Amanda Loudin around two o’clock Tuesday morning, charging her with possession of a controlled substance, first degree, first offense (Methamphetamine), and possession of drug paraphernalia.   Loudin was...

One Person Injured in ATV-Motorcycle Wre...

On Saturday, April 4th, Deputy Sheriff Evan burton investigated an injury wreck in the Eli community of Russell County involving a motorcycle and ATV. According to Deputy Burton, Brian Popplewell, age 41 of J. Tucker Lane, was operating an ATV on Kentucky Highway 1383 and was attempting to turn onto J. Tucker Lane when it was struck by a motorcycle being operated by William Curt...

Russell Springs Woman Arrested on Severa...

A Russell Springs woman was taken into police custody on several charges Friday evening. According to Sheriff Clete McAninch, he arrested 38 year old Crystal Walters of Russell Springs and charged her with five counts of Theft By Deception for cold checks under $500;  Trafficking in a Controlled Substance, First offense;  and Bail Jumping, first degree.   Walters was lodged in the...

Jamestown Father Charged with Assault on...

A Jamestown man has been arrested and charged with Assault, First Degree, in connection with a shooting incident involving his son.   State Police tell WJRS News that 52 year old Mitchell Ballenger was arrested early Saturday morning after law enforcement officials say Ballenger shot his 27 year old son, Damon Ballenger.   Reports are that the younger Ballenger had gone to his...

Benefit Auction Tonight for Jamestown Po...

A benefit auction will be held this evening at the Jamestown Nazarene Church to help long time Jamestown police officer Tony King.   King, who has been with the Jamestown Police Department for 23 years, is facing serious back surgery as a result of his law enforcement duties.   King is well liked and respected by the community and those in law enforcement.   He is the father of six...

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