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Russell Springs City Council Action

Just a few items were on the agenda last night at a special called meeting of the Russell Springs City Council. The 2nd reading was held for the pay classification ordinance. It will be based on .8% for city employees and was approved by all members of the council. The first reading was held on the budget ordinance for 2015-16 and an amended budget ordinance for 2014-15. The 2nd...

Curtis Luttrell, age 88, of Russell Spri...

Curtis Luttrell, 88, of Russell Springs, KY, died Saturday, June 6, 2015 at the VA Medical Center in Lexington, KY. Funeral service for Curtis Luttrell will be 10amCT, Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, with Bro. Larold Gosser officiating. Visitation will be after 5pmCT, Tuesday, June 9, 2015. Burial in the Pine Grove...

High Winds Cause Severe Damage to Alliga...

Severe storms moved thru parts of Russell County Monday county and with it came very strong winds.   One Russell County business received significant property damage.   Alligator Two Marina, owned by the Peck family, received very extensive damage.  WJRS Severe Weather Storm Team member Jim Bean files a report for WJRS News.   You can hear more details with that report on WJRS Local...

Illegal Gambling Devices Seized in Pulas...

A late Sunday evening and early Monday morning raid by law enforcement officials in Pulaski County has led to the confiscation of more than 60 illegal gambling machines.   Pulaski Sheriff Greg Speck, along with Kentucky State Police, Somerset police, and several other county law enforcement agencies, confiscated the machines, book keeping ledgers, and several thousand dollars in cash...

Russell Springs Man Arrested on Drug Rel...

A Russell Springs man was arrested Sunday evening on drug related charges.   According to reports, just after 6 o’clock last night the Russell Springs police department was dispatched to Laker One Stop in Russell Springs.   When officers arrived, they reportedly found 34 year old Ashley Denney under the influence.   Upon his arrest, officers reportedly searched Denney and found...

Roger Dean Coffey, age 73, of Russell Sp...

Roger Dean Coffey, 73, of Russell Springs, KY, passed away Thursday, June 4th, at Norton Hospital Audubon, Louisville He is survived by his wife Jane Ann (Cruse) Coffey of Russell Springs, KY Roger was born in Glasgow, Kentucky on November 11, 1941, a son of the late Ella Mae (Rippetoe) and Orvin G. Coffey. He was a member of Liberty Baptist Church and a retired Construction Worker. He...

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