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Russell County School Board

Teachers Jason Davidson Rena Turner, and Marla Akin (Not pictured) recognized for their excellence in teaching awards from Campbellsville University. (Photot credited to Mike Scales) The Russell County School Board had a busy night with several items on the agenda. The board heard the first reading of the KSBA policy ...

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4th of July Parade

We are exactly two weeks away from the 4th of July Parade and celebration taking place in Russell Springs that Monday. The parade organizers are especially interested in finding veterans from World War 2. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Irvin-6-20-16-1.mp3 That’s Frank Irvin who is heading the organization of the event. If you’re church or ...

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Board of Education Meeting

The Russell County Board of Education will have their regular monthly meeting this evening. Some of the items on the agenda include. 1st reading of the 2016 KSBA Police Updates 2016-2017 Principal’s Combined Budgets Annual Board Action for Emergency Teacher and Emergency Substitute Teacher Certification Those are just a few ...

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Sunday Morning Car Accident

A single vehicle accident, caused part of Lakeway Drive to be closed yesterday due to a downed utility pole. Lakeway Drive was closed from Bernard Lane to Short Street, while KU put up a new power pole line. According to Officer Matt Parrish with the Russell Springs Police Department, Jeannette ...

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Tractor Accident

Two young Russell County boys were injured Saturday afternoon after the tractor in which they were occupying left the roadway and went over an embankment. According to Deputy Sheriff Ethan Pike, 18 year Everett Davis Jr was operating a 1978 David Brown tractor on East West Wilson Road, just off ...

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Jamestown City Council

The Jamestown City Council held their regular monthly meeting last evening. The meeting was brief with just a couple of items on the agenda. Council woman Marcelene Taylor head the meeting as Mayor Nick Shearer was unable to attend. The council approved the upcoming audit of the city as well ...

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Indictments

A couple of Russell Springs residences were indicted by the Adair County Grand Jury this week. Shelton Ray Grider, age 54, of Russell Springs Assault 2nd Degree; DUI second offense; Persistent Felony Offender. Angela Leah Smith, age 43, Russell Springs Possession of a Controlled Substance 1st Degree, 1st Offence; Possession ...

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Drug Round-up

The Drug Round-up continues in Russell County. 44 year old Chad Short of Russell Springs was arrested at 4:00 a.m. Monday by Russell County Deputy Sheriff Nathan Antle on a warrant charging Short with one count of Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st degree. 29 year old Daniel Ray Rogers ...

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Felony Fugitive Arrested in Adair County

On Thursday at 3:30 a.m. officers from the Adair County Sheriff’s Office, Russell County Sheriff’s Office and Russell Springs Police Department were dispatched to a residence on A Jones Road in Adair County for a possible home invasion. Once at the scene, 52 year old Tony Gregory was taken into ...

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Russell County Detention Center Audit

Jailer Bobby Dunbar spoke Monday night at the Fiscal Court about an audit that was conducted recently by the state. The counties Detention Center was written up on one item by the state. Dunbar tells us more about the discrepancy. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Dunbar-6-17-16-1-.mp3 Dunbar told us he just wanted to make everyone ...

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