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Unemployment in Russell County Went up in May

According to the latest numbers from the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training unemployment went up by .8% here in Russell County. In the region, unemployment fell in Adair, Metcalfe, and Taylor Counties, and remained unchanged in Casey and Cumberland. Unemployment was up slightly in Green County year over year, ...

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A Man Found Dead in a Burnt Trailer has been Identified


Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department are asking for help from people in Pulaski and surrounding counties to be on the look out for a pickup belonging to the victim that may have been stolen. The victim in a burned out trailer in Pulaski County has been identified as a 72-year old ...

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The Location for the Relay for Life Has Been Changed

Due to the heavy rain and severe weather that is expected to hit the area Friday, that prompted officials with the relay to change the location. Zack Grider spoke this WJRS News about moving the location. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Grider-6-22-17.mp3

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This Friday Night is the Relay for Life Here in Russell County, With Events Planned Till the Early Hours Saturday

Zack Grider with the organization encourages everyone in the community to come out and show your support. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Grider-6-21-17-1.mp3 Also Friday evening cancer survivors will be honored with a meal and taking part in an event just for them. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Grider-6-21-17-2.mp3

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Hunting Access Program

The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is holding a public hearing to discuss the possibility of a hunting access program in south central Kentucky which would include Russell County. The department’s Wildlife Division Assistant Director Ben Robinson says the discussion will focus o a proposed pilot program in ...

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