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Special Needs Kids Fishing Derby

A Fishing Derbybfor special needs kids will be held Wednesday and Thursday at Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery.   The event is open to those from Russell, Adair, Clinton and Cumberland counties.  Mariah Painter with the Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery gives more details on WJRS Local news on Tuesday.

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Grand Jury Indictments

The Grand Jury met and returned the following indictments Monday. Mitchell Blevins – trafficking in a controlled substance first degree. A class C felony. Possession of drug paraphernalia, a class A misdemeanor. Brian K. Huff – manufacturing methamphetamine, a class B felony. Possession of drug paraphernalia, a class A misdemeanor. ...

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Russell County Special Olympic Students Recognized

Russell County Special Olympics students were honored last night by the Russell County Board of Education.   Special Education teacher Andrew Rexroat presented the students to the board and explained their participation in the state special olympics.   Those present at the board meeting were Bo Begley, Jessie Bray, Angie ...

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“Catch A Smile” Senior Fishing Derby

The annual “Catch a Smile” Senior Fishing Derby will be held Tuesday at Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery.   The fishing derby is open to persons age 62 or over. Maria Painter, Environmental Education specialist with the fish hatchery, told WJRS News a history of the event and what participants ...

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Mighty Laker Band Overall Grand Champion…WATCH VIDEO!!!

Congratulations to the Russell County Mighty Laker Band for winning Overall Grand Champion Saturday night at the Casey County Band Invitational in Liberty.   The Laker band competed against 13 other bands and receive the top recognition as Overall Grand Champion.  Congratulations to Band Director Curtis Ervin and all members ...

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Colt Ford performs at Festival at Springs

A crowd estimated at a few thousand was on Main Street in Russell Springs Saturday night for the Festival at the Springs  sponsored by the downtown revitalization committee.    Huge crowd…great show…big success!

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Board of Education Meets Monday

The regular monthly meeting of the Russell County Board of Education will be held on Monday evening. The meeting will get underway at 7 o’clock and will be held in the library of Russell County High School.   Details from the meeting can be heard on WJRS Local News on ...

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