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Adair County Couple Killed in Friday Mor...

An Adair County couple was killed in a two-vehicle crash late Friday morning in Columbia. The victims are John & Martha Boggs. Columbia Police say a 2005 Dodge Neon operated by Martha Boggs pulled into the path of a 2005 Chevy truck being driven by Ed Grider, also of Columbia, while Grider was traveling north on Ky. 55. The collision occurred at the intersection with the Columbia...

Parents’ Night Out

Poplar Grove Baptist Church in Russell Springs is having a Parents’ Night Out on Friday, August 22nd, from 6:00-9:00 p.m.  Parents may bring children aged pre-school through 5th grade.  Adults at the church will babysit the children while parents go out for the evening.  Children will be provided with food and activities.  For more information, call Pastor Byron VanArsdale at...

Joyce Pickett, 81, of Russell Springs

Joyce Pickett, age 81, of Russell Springs, long time co-owner of Pickett’s Shoe Store, died Thursday, August 7, 2014 at the UK Medical Center in Lexington.  She is survived by: Two Sons Kenny Pickett of Jamestown Rodney Pickett of Nashville, TN. Two Sisters Maydell Moran of Greensburg Nancy Dillingham of Prospect, KY. Other Survivors 2 grandsons Funeral services will be held...

Crash on Bottoms Road Seriously Injures ...

Two persons were seriously injured in a one vehicle crash on Ky. 1545 just before 5:00 p.m. Thursday. Russell County Sheriff’s Deputy Nick Bertram told WJRS NEWS that Sandra Hill, age 45, of Russell Springs lost control of her 2005 Chevrolet Malibu when she swerved to miss a deer, resulting in the car leaving the roadway and striking a tree. Hill was airlifted from the scene and...

Community Blood Drive

The Russell County Monthly Community Blood Drive will be held tomorrow, August 7 from 12:00 – 5:00 p.m. at the South Ky. RECC  community room.  The Lake Cumberland State Park is the sponsor for tomorrow’s event and will be giving away certificates to the seafood buffet which takes place on the 3rd Friday of each month at the State Park.  In addition, all donors will...

Eva Mae Kimbler, 85, of Jamestown

Eva Mae Kimbler, age 85, of Jamestown, died Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at the Jean Waddle  Hospice Care Center in Somerset.  She is survived by: Two Sons Franzel and Kenny Dale Kimbler both of Jamestown Other Survivors 4 grandchildren 5 great grandchildren Funeral services will be held Friday at 2:00 p.m. at the Stotts-Phelphs-McQueary Funeral Home with burial in the Hadley Cemetery. ...

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