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Double Shooting in Pulaski County

Police are investigating after a double shooting in Pulaski County. It happened around 11:30 pm Saturday at a home on Scenic Vista Drive in Somerset. Firefighters say two men were shot after an argument. Their conditions have not been released at this time. According to firefighters, both men had to ...

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Deadline for Mail-In Ballots

Tomorrow is the deadline for mail-in ballots to vote in the upcoming general election. Ruth Hill from the County Clerks office told WJRS news, if you’re able to make it out to the clerks office, the absentee voting machine is now available during regular office hours and will remain open ...

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Program Available to Help Seniors Attend College

The Russell County High School will host a special program next Tuesday night to help seniors and their parents with the federal financial aid program and provide information on available scholarships and grants.    According to Robin Rixon, college and career readiness counselor at the high school, the program will ...

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Volunteers Needed for Cleanup

The annual cleanup campaign with the PRIDE program is underway.   The roadside PRIDE campaign encourages volunteers to pick up litter near their homes, churches, businesses and favorite places to visit.    County Coordinator H. M. Bottom explains more about the program to WJRS Local News during Local News broadcasts ...

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Department of Fish and Wildlife Surplus Auction

The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is holding its fall auction of surplus and confiscated items next week. The auction will be Monday at the department headquarters in Frankfort. The agency said in a news release that surplus items to be auctioned include boats, motors, trucks, a backhoe, ...

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Road Construction Continues

Progress continues on the 127 road construction in Southern Russell County, as the first phase of that work is now wrapping up. Amber Hale, information officer with the transportation department tells us the purchasing of property that will be used to do the construction is being completed and should be ...

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Russell County Tourism Wins Award

The Lake Cumberland-Russell County Tourism won awards recently at the Kentucky Travel Industry Associations 2015 Traverse Awards in Bowling Green. Tourism Director, Janette Mason, stopped by our studios to give us details on the awards won by the local tourist commission. For more on this story, tune into the WJRS ...

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South Central Job Fair This Thursday

The South Central Kentucky Job Fair will be held Thursday in Adair County.   Lisa Gosser, with the Lake Cumberland Area Development District, tells WJRS Local News this job fair is an excellent opportunity for those looking for a job or looking to change careers.   You can learn more ...

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County Homemakers to Sponsor Bean Luncheon

The Russell County homemakers will sponsor a Bean Luncheon this Thursday to help raise money for their annual scholarship fund. County Extension Agent Pam York explains to WJRS News the details of the luncheon and the purpose.   You can hear the interview with Agent York and learn more on ...

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