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School year extended to June 4 after state disallows local plan
In Mar. 20-26 issue
JAMESTOWN - Russell County School Supt Scott Pierce told the board that the school year will end June 4th this year. He said the previous plan the administration had put together to make up the missed days of school was rejected by Frankfort.
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Garner pushes to build new county jail
In Mar. 20-26 issue
Mickey Garner brought an off-agenda item to the members of the fiscal court at last Friday's meeting, Mar. 14. He proposed spending between $5,800 and $6,500 on a feasibility study regarding construction of a new county jail.
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Alarming talk main topic at fiscal court
In Mar. 20-26 issue
JAMESTOWN - The bulk of a fiscal court meeting Friday morning, Mar. 14, was devoted to the purchase of emergency sirens for the county. Emergency Services Director H.M. Bottom and County Judge-Executive Mickey Garner told the members of the court that the county has a unique opportunity because of the sirens being purchased by the state to alert those living below the dam should the dam ever fail.
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Whipping the water woes
In Mar. 20-26 issue
JAMESTOWN - Jamestown's water treatment plant suffered a rupture in its main intake line just after midnight on Sunday resulting in a water conservation advisory, according to Mayor Brooks Bates.
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Some fireworks at Russell Springs Commission meeting
In Mar. 20-26 issue
RUSSELL SPRINGS - A heated, verbal exchange between Russell Springs Mayor Hollis DeHart and resident Lillard Pettyjohn highlighted Thursday's Russell Springs City Commission meeting.
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Jamestown in good shape
In Mar. 20-26 issue
JAMESTOWN - The city was commended by their auditor, Jerry Hensley, for being in good financial condition at Monday's monthly meeting of the city council.
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WJRS radio station investing in severe weather protection
In Mar. 20-26 issue
There’s a new radar in town and just like the sitcom character this radar knows just what’s coming and is willing to tell, before it arrives.
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Indictments handed down
In Mar. 20-26 issue
The Russell County Grand Jury true-billed charges against 16 people last week. This was the first meeting of the newly empanelled grand jury for this year.
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KET films at RCHS
In Mar. 20-26 issue
This week, Russell County High School was featured in the final phase of a literacy strategy project for teachers put on by the Kentucky Department of Education along with Kentucky Educational Television (KET).
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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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Phone: 270-343-5700
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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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