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Urias “Deedle” Stephens, 85,...

Urias “Deedle” Stephens, age 85, of Russell Springs, a veteran of the United States Air Force, died Saturday, July 12, 2014 at the Russell County Hospital Hospice Unit.  He is survived by: His Wife LaVerne B. Stephens Five Children Richard Stephens of Jamestown Lanny Stephens, Kyle Stephens and Deidre Richardson all of Russell Springs Shannon Billard of Lexington Two...

Blood Drive

Area donors can save a life at an upcoming blood drive and also be entered to win a trip to Las Vegas.  Faith in Action will hold a blood drive on Wednesday, July 23rd from 3:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Jamestown Christian Church in the gym located at 65 S. Main Street in  Jamestown.  Every donor will receive a $10.00 Walmart gift card and also be entered  to win a blue Toyota Corolla...

VBS at Pine Grove Separate Baptist Churc...

Pine Grove Separate Baptist Church will be having Bible School starting Sunday, July 20th through Wednesday, July 23rd at 6:00 p.m.  There will be classes for all ages.  Bro. Casey Davis and the congregation invites you to come out, bring your family and join them for “Jesus Works Miracles”.

Russell County Man Arrested

A Russell County man was arrested early Sunday morning on numerous charges.  Police reports show that 30 year old Ronald McQueary of Russell Springs was taken into custody by State Trooper Adam Likens for alleged DUI, Fleeing or Evading Police and Resisting Arrest.  McQueary was also charged with several traffic violations and served with a Parole Violation warrant. He was lodged in...

Residential Burglary

State and local police are investigating a residential burglary that occurred during the middle of the day Sunday.  The home of Shane and Larimee Richardson on Rexroat-Butcher Road near Eli was broken into and ransacked between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.  Numerous items were stolen and many others were damaged during the burglary. Anyone with any information pertaining to this break-in...

One Killed, One Critically Injured in Ro...

A one vehicle accident on the Louie B. Nunn Cumberland Parkway just before 4:30 p.m. Sunday claimed the life of a Jefferson County man and critically injured his wife. Russell County Coroner Larry Skaggs told WJRS NEWS that Kenneth Bell, 54, of Louisville died at the scene of the crash about 9 miles east of Russell Springs. Bell’s wife Dana was airlifted from the scene to the U.K....

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