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Four Arrested on Main Street RS on Meth Charges

An investigation early Friday morning by Deputy Nick Bertram led to four persons being arrested on meth charges after a search warrant was executed on Main Street in Russell Springs.    According to the Sheriff’s office, Deputy Bertram obtained a search warrant for an apartment on Main Street in Russell ...

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Electronic Filing Now Available in Circuit Clerk’s Office

Electronic filing of court documents, also known as e-filing, is now available in the office of Circuit Clerk Tony Kerr.   Kerr says the new system will allow access to the courts 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.   You can hear the full interview with Kerr and ...

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State Police and Sheriff’s Office Accepting Outdated Prescriptions

The Kentucky State Police, in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Agency, is urging residents to dispose of old, outdated prescription bottles and containers.   Since 2010, more than 6700 pounds of old prescription bottles and contents have been discarded under the program.   State Police in Columbia will accept the ...

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Fall Festival at Jamestown Elementary

Fall Festival will be held this evening at Jamestown Elementary school.   According to Principal Diane Blankenship, there will be a good meal, snacks, games, activities including a hay ride, and just lots of fun.  The Fall Festival is from 4 to 7 today at JES.   You can hear ...

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Another Day of Cash Giveaway at Laker Country

It was another cash giveaway of $104.90 with Sherri at Sunrise!!   This morning Sherri showed up at Lawless and Smith True Value in Russell Springs.  Sherri is shown here with owners Mitchell Richards and Drew Richards. And to make it even more exciting…Lawless Smith gave away a freezer!   

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Russell Springs Increases Sewer Rates

The Russell Springs City Council has voted to increase sewer rates for city residents.   Meeting last night, the council voted unanimously to increase sewer rates 14.3%.   WJRS Local News talked with Mayor Eric Selby about the increase, which came after several weeks of discussion and previous failed attempts ...

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Academic Help Available for RCHS Students

Academic help both before and after school is now available for Russell County High School students.   Sarah Roy with RCHS told WJRS News that help is available for various subjects for students who need assistance.   The extended services are available both before and after school hours.    You ...

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Russell Springs Council Set to Raise Sewer Rates Tonight

The Russell Springs City Council will meet tonight and consider the second and final reading of an ordinance that would raise sewer rates in the city.   The council heard the first reading of the ordinance on Monday.  Tonight’s meeting is at 6 o’clock at Russell Springs City Hall.

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