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More From Monday Nights School Board Meeting

On Tuesday’s edition of local news, Superintendent Michael Ford told us about items that were approved by our local school board at Monday nights regular monthly meeting. One of those items mentioned was the agreement between the school system and Cumberland Family Medical Center for medical care for students and ...

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4.0 Banquet

Last night the Bank of Jamestown hosted a recognition dinner at the Lake Cumberland State Park for the students at the Lake Cumberland State Park for the students of the Russell County High School 2017 graduating class that had a perfect grade point average. There are nine students in this ...

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A Russell County Teacher Assistant Has Been Named A Finalist For The 2017 Fred Award

Connie Wolford, a Kindergarten Instructional Assistant, with the Russell County School System was named as one of the three finalists this year. This statewide, competitive award recognizes non-administrative staff, students, and volunteers whose daily efforts are deemed extraordinary and integral to a positive learning atmosphere in their school communities. This ...

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Russell County Fiscal Court

The Russell County Fiscal Court will have a special called meeting at 10 Thursday morning. The items on the agenda are…. Pay bill for 911 grant Correct length of G. Brown Road Fuel Bid  

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Scam Alert

Tuesday, Attorney General Andy Beshear issued a Scam Alert to warn Kentuckians of an email scam that relies on spoof government email addresses to defraud Kentuckians. Five recent reports to Beshear’s office indicate the spoof email appears to come from a current Kentucky state government employee and solicits money in ...

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Three Residential Burglaries Occurred Monday

Deputy Evan Burton and Deputy Ethan Pike are investigating. Two of the homes burglarized are located on KY 619 South (Moores Schoolhouse Road) and the other on KY 1058 in southern Russell County. The thief(s) forced their way into each residence, then stole jewelry and coins. Anyone with any information ...

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The Russell County School Board Met Last Evening In The Regular Session For May

Last night several items were discussed by board members and passed including… contracts / memorandums of agreement, Non-Traditional Instruction, the 2017-18 tentative budget and the adult education program. WJRS News spoke to Mr. Ford about each following last nights meeting. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Ford-5-16-17-1.mp3 Ford also tells WJRS funding for the area technology ...

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