Sunday , December 17 2017
Home / News (page 185)

News

Voter Registration Deadline for May Primary

Russell County Clerk Sue Popplewell Brockman wants to remind everyone that if you want to vote in the May Primary and are not registered. The deadline is coming up on Monday, April 18th, that is the last day to register to vote or make an address change. The primary election ...

Read More »

National Library Week Continued

We continue our series of stories celebrating National Library Week. Today we hear from Marisa Ramsey who is president of the Friends of the Library Organization, Ramsey tells us more about the group. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Marisa-4-14-16-1.mp3 The friends of the library have helped to jump start several programs for the Russell County ...

Read More »

Free Dump Day

The always popular free dump day sponsored by the Russell County Fiscal Court takes place next week. H.M. Bottom the area pride coordinator invited the public to come out and take advantage of this free trash disposal day. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/HM-4-14-16-.mp3

Read More »

Dancing With Our Stars

Dancing with our stars takes place this weekend, Brenda Higginbotham with the Russell County Hospital Auxiliary tells us about this year’s event. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Brenda-DWOS-4-13-16.mp3 The event starts at 6 this Saturday evening at the ANC.

Read More »

Excellence in Teaching Awards

Five Russell County teachers recently received special recognition for their hard work and dedication in the local school system. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Ford-4-13-16-1.mp3 Three teachers were recently selected for Campbellsville University’s excellence in teaching awards. Mr. Ford tells us who those teachers are. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Ford-4-13-16-2.mp3

Read More »

National Library Week Continued

Today we continue celebrating National Library Week. We spoke to Ms. Fill Children’s Librarian for the Russell Count Library. Ms. Fill tells us about the weekly events that take place for the kids at the library. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/MsFill-4-12-16-1.mp3 Several events take place throughout the month with the library having a huge ...

Read More »

Lane Closures

Beginning Monday, April 18th motorists should expect lane closures and delays as contractors install guardrail along U.S. 127 in Casey County starting at mile marker 6.2 (Ky. 910) and ending at mile marker 13.8 (Ky. 70). Work is scheduled to be completed May 31st. Traffic will be controlled by flaggers. ...

Read More »

Other Matter’s During Last Night’s Fiscal Court Meeting

During the detention center report Jailer Bobby Dunbar reported the average inmate population was 132 this month. Magistrates approved budget amendment 1604 which involved funds from the detention center and the general fund. The HRSA account was approved to be closed…. And due to a court ruling the court voted ...

Read More »

Russell County Proposed Budget

The first reading of Russell Counties proposed budget for next fiscal year was heard by county leaders during last night’s fiscal court meeting. The budget proposes less spending when compared to last year’s. County Judge Gary Robertson spoke to WJRS News following the meeting. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Gary-4-12-16-.mp3

Read More »