Environmental concerns cause temporary delay in repair work on Wolf Creek Dam
In May 15-21 issue WOLF CREEK DAM - Work stopped on grouting of Wolf Creek Dam last weekend because of ecological problems, and bore holes into the dam continue to drink in grout, meaning there is still no answer on if or when the level of Lake Cumberland may be increased.
In May 15-21 issue NEAR ROWENA - Last weekend marked a first this year for Lake Cumberland. According to reports Cory Bankemper, 22, from northern Kentucky, was seriously injured in a boating accident.
In May 15-21 issue JAMESTOWN - Special Judge Cletus Miracle returned to Russell County this week to hear matters either brought by or against James Stewart Faller II, as well as his wife and pharmacist Leon Grider.
In May 15-21 issue JAMESTOWN - Fiscal Court members took exception to the jailer's absence during the jail report and the amount of overtime in the jail. In a unanimous vote, the magistrates approved the purchase of a computer-operated time clock system that will log in employees by their fingerprints, both for the staffs of the jail and the county road department.
In May 15-21 issue RUSSELL SPRINGS - The monthly meeting of the City Commission on Thurs., May 8, was highlighted by a 30-minute discussion between commissioners and two groups of citizens over a noise complaint.
Jamestown police going ‘aggressive’ over unleashed dogs
In May 15-21 issue JAMESTOWN - An ongoing dog problem is forcing the city's police department to take "aggressive" action towards locating animals and even citing their owners, according to Police Chief Mike Keaton.
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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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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