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Russell Springs City Council Meets in Executive Session

The Russell Springs city council met again last night and went into executive session to discuss litigation.   This was the second such meeting for the council lately and the council is scheduled to meet again this Thursday evening for the same purpose.  No information has been released by the ...

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Terry Gene Antle, age 56, Russell Springs

Terry Gene Antle, 56, of Russell Springs, died Friday. Survivors include his wife: Versie Mae Luttrell Antle, Russell Springs 3 children: Stephanie Rae (Joe) Gregory, Rockville, Ky Melanie Jane Deel, Haysi, VA Justin Antle, Russell Springs 3 step children: Joshua (Hilary) Murphy, Russell Springs Joshua Hadley, Russell Springs Joey (Dannile) Murphy, ...

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City of Russell Springs Adopts Road Fund Ordinance

During last night regular meeting of the Russell Springs City Council both the 2015-16 budget ordinance and the 2014-15 amended budget ordinance received second readings and were approved by council members. The council accepted the road agreement with the transportation department, which will give the city $47,000 for the road ...

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New Public Library Takes Significant Step

The first step in the building of a new Russell County Library happened at the Russell Springs city council meeting last night. The city has began the process of donating a tract of land for the new library, which would be located on Brian Walters Drive in the Middletown community. ...

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Vickie Cowan, 64, of Russell Springs

Vickie Cowan, age 64, of Russell Springs, died Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somersest.  She is survived by: Her Mother Edith Murrell Brown Wilson of Columbia Her Husband Bro. Clifton Cowan of Russell Springs Two Children Matthew Cowan of Houston, TX. Rebecca Smith of ...

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Trail Town Kicks Off this Weekend

The kick off for Trail Town is this weekend in Russell County… WJRS News talked recently with Janette Marsen, Tourism Director for Russell County, who shared with us that everyone is encouraged to get involved with the event. After everything wraps up Sunday morning, guests will be invited to fill ...

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Construction Hopefully Resume Soon on Overpass

Construction should resume before long on the Louie B Nunn/Cumberland Parkway. WJRS News  spoke Tuesday with Amber Hale, Public Information Officer with the transportation department to find out when contractors would be getting back to work on the project. We ask Hale if there was any reason that work had ...

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One Arrested After Police Chase Early Wednesday

On Wednesday, June 10 (2015) at approximately 2:34 a.m. Stevie L. Peterson, 24, of Russell Springs was arrested on multiple charges following a vehicle pursuit in parts of Russell & Adair counties. Peterson’s charges include: Fleeing/Evading Police 1st Degree-1st Offense, Operating Motor Vehicle Under The Influence 1st (Aggravator), 3 Counts ...

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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 ...

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Curtis Luttrell, age 88, of Russell Springs

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. ...

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