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Two Men Arrested After a Traffic Stop

Two men were arrested on drug chargers last evening after a traffic stop by the Russell County Sheriff’s Department. At approximately 9:45 pm Wednesday evening, Deputy Nick Bertram, Deputy Mark Cromwell and Detective Joey hoover of the Russell County Sheriff’s Department stopped a 2001 GMC pickup truck on U.S. 127 ...

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Deadline to Register to Vote

With the local wet/dry vote set to take place January 19th the deadline to register to vote is coming up soon. Ruth Hill with the Clerk’s office reminds listeners of the deadline and gives details about absentee voting. For more on this story, tune into our next scheduled news casts ...

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Santa Clause is Coming to Town

Santa Clause was in town this past weekend. If you missed him or if you just want one last chance to plead your case that you’ve been good this year, you’ll have another opportunity this Friday night. Santa will be on the square in Jamestown this weekend, at an event ...

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Hadleigh and Friends Annual Free Yardsale

Hadleigh and friends 3rd annual FREE yard sale take place this Saturday morning in the Union Chapel Community. With the hope of being able to serve more people this year in the former Union Chapel Elementary Gym, the group will start up the event at 10 am. We spoke with ...

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Russell County’s Wet/Dry Vote

Russell County’s wet/dry vote is coming up January 19th, several wet options are being considered all across Kentucky. Last night in neighboring Green County in a very close vote, the sale of alcohol by the drink was approved by apparently one vote in North Greensburg. Absentee voters helped push a ...

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Lake Cumberland Tourist Commission

The Lake Cumberland Tourist commission will meet Wednesday, December 9th for their regular monthly meeting. The meeting will take place at the Lake Cumberland State Resort Park and will be a shortened board meeting from 12:30 pm- 1:00 pm and followed by a private luncheon.

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Deputy Sheriff Discusses Safety When Being Pulled Over

With the recent incident in Adair County where a citizen was pulled over by someone impersonating an officer, WJRS News recently sat down with Deputy Sheriff, Nick Bertram, to discuss what our listeners should do if they feel they’re being stopped by someone who isn’t a legitimate officer. For more ...

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WJRS Food for Needy Drive Well Underway

There’s still plenty of time to help out with this years WJRS Food for the Needy drive. Food drive chairman Kem Bell reminds everyone that the deadline to add names to the list for deliveries is December 18th. You can phone those in at (270)866-3487 or (270)343-4444 during regular business ...

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Christmas Parade Winners

The Russell Springs Christmas parade was held Saturday in downtown Russell Springs.   Again, the parade was a huge success with a large crowd on hand.  Laker Country 1-0-4-9 also broadcast live from Main Street in Russell Springs during the parade. H. M. Bottom was the Grand Marshal of this ...

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November Traffic Analysis

During the month of November 2015, there were 33 traffic accidents investigated by the State Police working in the Post 15 area serving 11 counties of including Russell County. There were no fatal collisions during the month of November in the Post 15 area. This brings our yearly fatality count ...

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