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The Chambers Membership Blitz is Underway

Russell County Chamber of Commerce President Eric West stopped by WJRS yesterday to discuss the Chambers membership blitz that’s underway through the month of March. West also talked about some of the benefits of being a member of the chamber. Be sure and listen to WJRS news at 4:05 this ...

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Vietnam Veterans Honored on Tuesday

The National Society of the Daughter’s of the American Revolution honored the Vietnam veterans of the Russell County Honor Guard and several others Tuesday Night at their headquarters. Honor Guard Commander Frank Irvin said the special recognition was greatly appreciated. Also earlier this week, The Lake Area Foundation announced the ...

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Russell County Rescue Squad Membership Drive

The annual membership drive for the Russell County Rescue Squad is now underway. Squad Commander Michael Bray encourages anyone interested in becoming a member of the squad to stop by one of their monthly meeting which is the first Monday of each month at 6 o’clock. If you have any ...

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The Kentucky State Police Will Be Getting Help From a NonProfit

A statement from police headquarters in Frankfort says the mission of the Kentucky State Police Foundation is to support the agency, its employees, and families of troopers who die in the line of duty. The foundation plans to build public and corporate partnerships for financial support so that it can ...

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Gusty Winds Expected Today

A strong low pressure system will bring gusty winds in addition to showers and thunderstorms today. Winds will be coming out of the south to southwest in excess of 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 to 35 mph. Be sure to use extra caution if you ...

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The Republican Caucus Takes Place This Weekend

The Republican caucus will take place across Kentucky this weekend. Here in Russell County voting will be held at the Russell Springs Elementary School. Nick Shearer who heads the party locally says the caucus is somewhat like the voting that normally takes place in the May primary. To cast your ...

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