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Fast ice storm causes bunch of accidents
ONLINE UPDATE - Feb 22
A quickly evolving mix of icy rain covered Russell County on Thursday morning, prompting the 10 a.m. dismissal of the county school system. A number of traffic accidents caused by slick highways happened within minutes of each other, including an overturned pickup truck on the Cumberland Parkway that involved two other vehicles. Several persons were also injured by falls. The weather cleared and roads were relatively normal by mid-afternoon.
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16th District games, times set for Lady Lakers, Lakers at RCHS

In Feb. 21-27 Issue

The 2008 boys and girls 16th district basketball tournaments will take place at Laker Gym at the Russell County High School on Monday, Feb. 25 through Friday, Feb. 29.

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Lakers get tough road victory, 61-60
In Feb. 21-27 Issue
Russell County (10-12) defeated 6-20 Madison Southern Tuesday night in Richmond in exciting fashion, sqeaking out a one-point victory, 61-60.
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Ladies lose at home to Green
In Feb. 21-27 Issue
The Lady Lakers (11-15) were beaten by the Lady Dragons (18-7) of Green County in their final home game of the season, 46-43, on Monday night.
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Lady Lakers squeak past Adair by one
In Feb. 21-27 Issue
The Russell County Lady Lakers (11-14, 3-3) pulled out an exciting one-point victory over the host Adair County Lady Indians, 46-45, Friday night.
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Lakers beaten by 34 at Adair

In Feb. 21-27 Issue
The Russell County Lakers (9-13) traveled to Adair County last Friday night to take on the Indians, the 5th region’s top-ranked team.

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Jamestown's historic "Doughboy" statue is seriously damaged by flying truck
In Feb. 21-27 issue
"All I saw was a cloud of dust," said Jamestown Police Lt. Tony King. The officer said he was about to chase a truck he'd seen speeding down U.S. 127 toward the square in Jamestown when the vehicle launched into the air, careened off the metal doughboy statue and then the flag pole before coming to rest on the other side of the monument.
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City’s statue dedicated in 1937
In Feb. 21-27 issue
Jamestown’s "Doughboy" statue was one of more than 150 located around the United States as memorials to the local communties’ war dead, honoring those who gave their lives in service.
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Discord at Dispatch: Who runs, pays for it?
In Feb. 21-27 issue
JAMESTOWN - The question remains: Who will have oversight of the county's 9-1-1 emergency dispatch center and who will pay for it, according to some of those on the board. Jamestown Fire Chief Tony Wright said the finances are his major concern at the moment.
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Judge, EM director tout sirens for county
In Feb. 21-27 issue
JAMESTOWN - Judge-Executive Mickey Garner and Emergency Management Director H.M. Bottom were surprise attendees at Monday night's City Council meeting. Both were there to urge the council to support an emergency warning system in Russell County by installing as many as 10 new sirens in the county's most populated areas, much like the five below Wolf Creek Dam. They have been approved but are yet to be installed.
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The Times Journal is a weekly newspaper issued on Thursdays. It was first published on October 13, 1949, by Andrew J. and Terry Norfleet.
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P.O. Box 190
120 Wilson St.
Russell Springs KY 42642
Phone: 270-866-3191
Fax: 270-866-3198
Russell County News is a weekly newspaper issued on Saturdays, and is mailed free to every address in Russell County, Ky. It was first published on February 1, 1913.
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404 Monument Square
Jamestown KY 42629
Phone: 270-343-5700
Publisher:
David Davenport
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Managing Editor:
Greg Wells
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News & Sports Editor:
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PUBLIC MEETINGS
Members of the public may attend meetings. Boards or agencies may schedule other meetings at special times, but are required to notify the public.
FISCAL COURT: 2nd Monday of month, 6 p.m. in the Courthouse
RUSSELL SPRINGS CITY: 2nd Thursday of month, 6 p.m. in the City Hall Municipal Room
JAMESTOWN CITY: 3rd Thursday of month, 6 p.m. in basement meeting room at City Hall
SCHOOL BOARD: 3rd Monday of month, 6:30 p.m., Board of Education office in Jamestown
LIBRARY BOARD: 2nd Tuesday of month, 5 p.m. at Jamestown Library
AIRPORT BOARD: 1st Tuesday of month, 5 p.m. at Airport
TOURISM COMMISSION: 2nd Wednesday of month, 12:30 p.m. at Tourism Office
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: 3rd Tuesday of month, noon at The Cove restaurant
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