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Courthouse Offices will be Opened Today

The heat issue has not been resolved yet, but County Judge Executive Gary Robertson told WJRS News the offices would be opened. Robertson went on to say that the doors will be closed to the offices, so that the heat from space heaters that have been setup inside, can be ...

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The Extreme Cold is Keeping State Police Extra Busy

Troopers in Kentucky say they’ve been getting more calls because of the weather. Most of the calls are from stranded drivers or about abandoned cars. Police say common problems include running out of gas or cars breaking down. They’re working with Kentucky’s SAFE Patrol to get drivers back on the ...

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First Community Blood Drive of 2018 Takes Place Today

The drive will be going on at the Community Room of South Kentucky RECC Donors will receive a nice gift and also eligible for a great prize that will be given away when the drive wraps up this afternoon. Chairman Tony Kerr gives us more information on today’s blood drive. ...

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Congressman James Comer Filed for Re-Election Tuesday

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Comer, of Thompkinsville, filed for the Republican nomination in the Office of Secretary of State Allison Lundergan Grimes. According to the Secretary of State Office, Samuel Gaskins of Hopkinsville filed for the Democratic nomination back in November. Comer defeated Gaskins in the last election in 2016 for his first term ...

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The New Russell Springs City Clerk was Sworn in Over the Weekend

Christopher Ramsey, who will be leaving his position as Deputy County Judge for the county, tells us that while he enjoyed his position with the County Judges Office, he looks forward to his new position with the City of Russell Springs. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Ramsey-1-3-18.mp3

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The Local NJROTC Received Great Grades from a Recent Inspection

Chief Kinder with the Russell County High School NJROTC told WJRS News Director Mike Scales he was very proud of the group especially with the short time that they had to get prepared for the inspection. http://lakercountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Cheif-1-3-18-1.mp3 Chief Kinder discussed the outstanding ratings the group received and the categories they ...

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International Friendship Program

Lindsey Wilson College/International Student Programs is seeking area families to sign on as host parents for Spring 2018. The school is looking for area families to participate in the International Friendship Program and serve as host families for LWC’s international students. The liberal arts college usually has an enrollment of ...

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