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Rescue Squad Fundraiser and Activities P...

The Russell County Rescue Squad is currently undertaking a fundraising drive and also have activities planned for the summer.    New Squad Commander Michael Bray explains to WJRS News the reason for the fundraisers and some events upcoming soon for the squad.   You can hear the entire interview with Bray on WJRS Local News at 5:30, 6:30, and 7:30 Wednesday morning and 12:05 and 4:05...

Smoking Cessation Classes at RCH

The Cooper Clayton smoking cessation classes will be offered at Russell County Hospital.   The classes are a great way to stop smoking.  For more information, contact Teresa Spaw at the Russell County Hospital at 270.866.4141.

Salem Elementary Site Based Decision Mak...

The Site Based Decision Making (SBDM) council at Salem Elementary school will meet Monday afternoon to begin the process of selecting a new school principal.   The meeting will get underway at 3 o’clock in the school’s conference room

Cyberbullying Presentation Tonight at AN...

A cyber bullying and cellphone presentation for parents, grandparents and community residents will be held this evening at the Russell County High School Auditorium.   Kentucky State Police Public Affairs Officer Billy Gregory will present the program.  Superintendent Michael Ford discussed the program, what it would contain, and why it is important with Mike Scales of WJRS News.  You...

Sheriff’s Department Seeks Public ...

The Russell County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s assistance in solving three residential burglaries that occurred in the Gosser Ridge community.   According to reports, each of the three burglaries occurred during times the homeowners were at church and similar items were taken in each burglary. On Sunday, April 26th, someone entered the home of Trent and...

Glenn Holt, age 86 of Jamestown

Glenn Holt, age 86 of Jamestown, died Tuesday in Bowling Green after a short illness.  Glenn Holt was long time Chief of the Jamestown Fire Department and for many years was manager at Burdette Motor Company in Jamestown. He is survived by his wife:  Peggy Bottom Holt, and a daughter, Glenna Helm of Jamestown.  Three grandchildren also survive. Funeral services will be Saturday morning...

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