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The New Kentucky State Maps are out and Jamestown/Trail Town are on this Year’s Latest Edition

http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Marsen-4-27-16-1.wav That’s Janette Marsen, Russell Counties Tourist Director, who tells us the new signs promoting the trail town will be up on the parkway soon. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Marsen-4-27-16-2.wav Marsen tells us one of the reasons we were able to have Jamestown become a trail town was due to Lake Cumberland. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Marsen-4-27-16-3.wav Jamestown ...

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Congressman Hal Rogers of Somerset Has Cut Funding Which Could Have Enabled the Corp of Engineers to Possibly Charge Cities Like Jamestown Who Use Water From Lake Cumberland

Since the competition of the Wolf Creek Dam in 1951, Lake Cumberland has supplied water to surrounding cities in southern Kentucky. But unlike other corps-managed reservoirs elsewhere in the country, its users got free water. The corps wants to bring the users of Lake Cumberland’s water in line with federal ...

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Update on Wayne County Murder

A Wayne County man accused of killing his wife the hiding her body in a well went in front of a judge for the first time Monday morning. Joseph A. Jones, 29, entered a not guilty plea to murder through his public defender in Wayne District Court. Sheriff’s Deputies arrested ...

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Russell County Schools Parent Survey

Russell County Schools Title I Parent Survey for 2015-2016 will open till May 6th. If you didn’t get the opportunity to fill out the survey that was sent home to parents and guardians, have the chance to do so online at the schools website. Superintendent Michael Ford encourages parents to ...

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Tire Amnesty Collection

Last week’s free trash disposal day was a success for the county. This week the tire amnesty collection takes place with the opportunity of disposing of old tires at no charge for three days taking place. H. M. Bottom Pride Coordinator tells us about the program, which like the trash ...

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Legal Alcohol Sales Resumed Monday in Russell County

After being halted a couple weeks back due to an error by the state ABC office, at least 3 stores received deliveries yesterday with the sales resuming at the various locations. According to reports one store received their license to legally sell alcohol outside the city limits into the county. ...

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Official Opening of the New Wolf Creek Fish Hatchery

The official opening of the new Wolf Creek Fish Hatchery takes place this weekend. A couple of events will take place to celebrate the opening. First a special ceremony on Friday afternoon and then a 5K on Saturday morning. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/WolfCreek-4-25-16-.mp3

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