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Charter Schools

After hours of debate, the Kentucky Senate and House passed a revised bill to allow charter schools to operate in the state, beginning with the 2017-18 year. Representative John “Bam” Carney, R-Campbellsville (who represents Adair and Taylor County) is the sponsor of House Bill 520. Keith West files this report ...

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Home Electronic Monitioring

The Fiscal Court this week approved to allow electronic monitoring for those inmates that qualify at the Russell County Detention Center. Jailer Bobby Dunbar stopped by our studios Wednesday and discussed the program. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Dunbar-3-16-17-1.mp3 Dunbar says the monitoring will save the county money and would have a strict policy on ...

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Severe Weather Season

Joe Sullivan a Meteorologist with the National Weather Service has been in town a couple of days. Sullivan took part in the spotters class Tuesday night which was sponsored by Emergency Management in Russell County and Laker Country 104.9. Sullivan tells us this is the time of year to be ...

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A Couple Of Local Meetings Will Be Taking Place Tonight

The March meeting of the Russell County Hospital District Board of Directors Meeting will begin at 6:00 p.m. in the Hospital Conference Room. The Jamestown City Council will also have their regular monthly meeting this evening. That will also take place at 6:00 p.m. at the Jamestown City Hall.

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Needle Exchange Program In Pulaski County

Monday night Russell Counties Fiscal Court have their approval of the needle exchange program in our community and now neighboring Pulaski County is one step closer to a needle exchange program with magistrates approving a resolution from the local health department. During Tuesday’s Fiscal Court meeting, magistrates voted 4-1 to ...

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The Fiscal Court Has Approved The Needle Exchange Program

Last after a lengthy discussion the Russell County Fiscal Court voted 3-2 to support the needle exchange program that has been presented to our city and county leaders by the Russell County Health Department. Dr. Rick Miles spoke to the court in support of the program and told members why ...

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Storm Spotters Class

Tonight is the annual Weather Spotters Class sponsored by Russell County Emergency Management and Laker Country 104.9. Emergency Management Director H.M. Bottom encourages everyone to come out and take part in the free class. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/HM-SpottersClass-3-14-17.mp3

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George & Joan White Howell Environmental Education Scholarship

The deadline to apply for the George & Joan White Howell Environmental Education Scholarship is April 1. The scholarship is for high school seniors interested in pursuing a degree in environmental science at Campbellsville University (CU). Students graduating from Adair, Casey, Clinton, Cumberland, Green, McCreary, Pulaski, Russell, Taylor and Wayne ...

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A Fatal Accident Occurred Saturday In Adair County

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Tpr. Adam Likins is investigating a collision that occurred on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 3:27 PM CST. 52-year-old Samuel Edwards, of Columbia, was operating a northbound 2002 KIA on KY 61 when he lost control of the vehicle and left the shoulder of the roadway. The vehicle then began ...

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Needle Exchange Program

The Russell County Fiscal Court will meet tonight in the regular monthly meeting, one of the items on the agenda this evening is the needle exchange program that the Russell County Health Department is looking to bring to the community. At a meeting late last year of the county leaders, ...

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