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Vernice A. Wisdom, age 86, of Jamestown

Vernice A. Wisdom, age 86 of Jamestown, died Friday at the Fair Oaks Nursing Home in Jamestown. Survivors include her husband:  Wilbur Wisdom of Jamestown; Two sons:  Gary (Margie) Wisdom of Russell Springs, and Terry (Pam) Wisdom of Louisville. Five Grandchildren, Five great-grandchildren, and two great great grandchildren also survive. Funeral services will be at 2 o’clock...

Russell County Hospital Gets Good Audit ...

A statewide audit of hospitals was recently conducted in Kentucky and the Russell County Hospital did extremely well.   Mike Scales with WJRS News talked with local hospital CEO Bill Kindred and Chief Financial Officer Janie Landis about the audit report and the good news for the local hospital.  Hear the complete story and audio comments of Kindred and Landis on WJRS Local News at...

Russell County Man Arrested on Drug Char...

Another person has been arrested on drug related charges.   According to Deputy Sheriff Nick Bertram, after a routine traffic stop on Thursday afternoon inside the Jamestown city limits, he arrested 44 year old Dagan Hatter after officers discovered 8 grams of methamphetamine and a quantity of marijuana.  Bertram said the meth and a small set of scales was located in the engine...

Lt. Colonel O.D. Robertson, 82, of Russe...

Lt. Colonel O.D. Robertson, age 82, of Russell Springs, a retired veteran of the United States Air Force, died Monday, April 6, 2015 at the Hospice of Lake Cumberland Jean Waddle Care Center in Somerset.  He is survived by: Three Children Cheryl Smith, Carla Lopez and Lt. Colonel Jeffery Robertson all of Texas Other Survivors 2 grandsons 1 great grandson Funeral services will be held...

Two Drug Related Arrests Wednesday

Local authorities report a couple of drug related arrests Wednesday in Russell County. Ronald D. Bunch, age 40 of Jamestown, was taken into police custody and charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance, 1st degree, 1st offense (methamphetamine) and public intoxication.  Deputy Sheriff Nick Bertram made the arrest of Bunch.  He was lodged in the Russell County Detention Center...

Bomb Threat in Neighboring Clinton Count...

Kentucky State Police is still investigating an incident over the weekend in neighboring Clinton County which involved a bomb threat.   State Police say they received a call Saturday night around 10:30 that there was a possible bomb in a truck parked at a Shell Convenience store in Albany.   Two troopers, Jason Warriner and Brian Gibson, responded to the scene and discovered a vehicle...

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