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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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