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Two Men were Arrested on Felony Drug Possession Charges Tuesday

Cody Overby, 25, of Russell Springs, and Cory Stone, also 25, of Columbia, were taken into custody by Deputy Evan Burton & Deputy Ethan Pike while the Deputies were at a residence on Wooldridge Schoolhouse Road to serve an arrest warrant on another individual. Overby and Stone were both charged ...

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KSP Monthly Activity Report for August

During the month of August 2017, there were 15 traffic accidents investigated by the State Police working in the Post 15 area in the 11 counties of Adair, Casey, Clinton, Cumberland, Green. Marion, Metcalfe, Monroe, Russell, Taylor, and Washington. There was one fatal collision during the month of August in ...

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Boil Water Advisory


There is a Boil Water Advisory in effect for Bluebird Drive, a section of Lakeway Drive, Jimmy Avenue, and Remington Estates. This is due to a water line being hit and will be until further notice.

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The Recent Health Fair put on by the Russell County Hospital was a Huge Success

Folks throughout the community took advantage of the reduced cost on blood work offered by the hospital, and a good crowd was on hand during the health fair itself. Teresa Spaw, Director of Administrative Services tells us details about the event. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Spaw-9-13-17-1.mp3 There were many vendors set up and Spaw ...

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The Russell County Fiscal Court Met Last Night

Last night at the Fiscal Court meeting it was announced that the county will be saving a lot of money after redoing the bonds on the Russell County Detention Center. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Robertson-9-12-17.mp3 County Judge Gary Robertson tells us the county saved over $270,000.

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A Burkesville Industry Has Announced that they will be Expanding to a Location in Jamestown

Jomel Industries which currently has a factory in Cumberland County is expanding and adding an additional location in the former GGF building in Jamestown. Plant Manager Steve Sanders spoke to WJRS News about the expansion. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Sanders-9-12-17-1.mp3 Sanders says applications will be available soon for those looking for a position at ...

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