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Russell County Property Tax Collections ...

Due to the upcoming transition in the Russell County Sheriff’s office, all property tax collections will be temporarily suspended as of the close of business on Wednesday, December 31st. Between January 1st and January 15th, Department of Revenue representatives will be working with outgoing Sheriff Lee Smith and incoming Sheriff Clete McAninch to ensure an accurate accounting of...

John William McGuire, 52, of Jamestown

John William McGuire, age 52, of Jamestown, died Monday, December 22, 2014 at his residence. He is survived by: His Wife — Shannon Johnson McGuire Four Children — Rebekah Nicole McGuire & Jonah Cole McGuire, both of Jamestown; John Earl McGuire of Westport, IN and Jared Alan McGuire of Batavia, OH Three Sisters — Regina Owens of Russell Springs, Jennifer Harrell...

Maxine Mirl LaFavers, 84, of Russell Spr...

Maxine Mirl LaFavers, age 84, of Russell Springs, died Saturday, December 20, 2014 at the Jean Waddle Hospice Care Center in Somerset. She is survived by: Two Sons — Perry LaFavers of Russell Springs & Vernard LaFavers of Somerset Two Brothers — Gilbert Polston of Louisville & Royce Polston of Austin, TX Two Sisters — Peal Dunbar & Yvonne Johnson, both of...

Collision Involving Two SUVs Sends One t...

One man was injured and six others escaped with no serious injuries when two SUVs collided just before 3:00 p.m. Monday in southern Russell County. Deputy Sheriff Evan Burton told WJRS NEWS the wreck occurred at the intersection of Kentucky highways 379 & 55 when a 2003 Ford operated by William Priddy of Stanford was attempting to cross Ky. 55 and reportedly pulled into the path of...

Janice Carol Priddy Shade, 70, of Russel...

Janice Carol Priddy Shade, age 70, of Russell Springs, died Saturday, December 20th (2014) at the Georgetown Community Hospital. She is survived by: One Sister — Bobbie Cundiff of Russell Springs Two Brothers — Terry “Sonny” Priddy of Russell Springs & William Priddy of Stanford A host of nieces & nephews also survive Funeral services will be held Monday...

Melinda Bernard, 43, of Russell Springs

Melinda Bernard, age 43, of Russell Springs died Sunday, December 21st (2014) at the Russell County Hospital. She died from injuries sustained in the April 27, 1971 tornado that came through Russell County. She is survived by: Her Parents — Ronnie Bernard & Linda Brown Bernard Two Sisters — Amber Bernard of Russell Springs & Robin Redmon of Liberty There are no...

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