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Sylvia Mae Tompkins, 97, Jabez

Sylvia Mae Tompkins, age 97, of the Jabez community of Russell County, died Tuesday, June, 23, 2015 at the Hospice of Lake Cumberland Jean Waddle Care Center in Somerset.  She is survived by: Seven Children Judith Floyd, Steven Tompkins and Charles Tompkins all of Nancy Charlotte Prather, Janice Watson and David Tompkins all of Somerset Thomas Tompkins of Columbia Other Survivors 16...

Traffic Stop Leads to Search Warrant and...

An investigation by the Russell County Sheriff’s Department has resulted in the arrest of a Russell Springs man and the seizure of approximately one pound of marijuana. On Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at approximately 6:40 p.m. a Jeep Cherokee being operated by Kevin Smith, 36, of McClendon Ridge Road was stopped by Deputy Bobby Pritchard on the Louie B. Nunn Cumberland Parkway about 1 ½...

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 at the funeral home.     Burial in the Dixon Cemetery in Jamestown, KY....

Elder Kenneth Hammond, age 91, of Russel...

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, and Bro. David Hammond officiaitng. Visitation will be after 4pm CT Thursday, June 25th.  ...

Russell County Schools Approved for Non ...

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 another emergency. In most cases, students...

Water and Sewer Rates to Increase Signif...

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 provided by the city. According to the details listed in the ordinance, 2,000...

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