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Hunting for bodies deep at the base of dam
In June 19-25 issue
WOLF CREEK DAM - Gene and Sandy Ralston made a return trip to Lake Cumberland recently, and again they were searching for the body of a drowning victim. They were also asked to hunt for a possible murder victim. The Ralstons run a very successful recovery service, which quickly located the body of Shane Pierce in December of 2006 in the dark depths of Lake Cumberland.
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Movement on jail: not much
In June 19-25
JAMESTOWN - No decisions, no recommendations, no movement at all came from the Russell County Fiscal Court in regard to the question of whether to build a jail or not. The members of the court received the report they'd asked for from the consulting company hired to study the options for building a new jail.
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Russell Springs says no to ATV riders
In June 19-25 issue
RUSSELL SPRINGS - Upon hearing the reading of a letter by City Attorney Matthew DeHart concerning the riding of all-terrain vehicles on city property, city leaders decided it best not lease property to citizens for ATV use during last Thursday's meeting of the Russell Springs City Commission.
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Residents raising own food to save $$
In June 19-25
RUSSELL SPRINGS - With much of the Midwest experiencing record flooding and the loss of million of dollars worth of crops in recent weeks, Kentucky farmers and vegetable garden growers including those in this county are looking at how they can help themselves shore up from the loss, according to E. Raymond Thompson, Russell County's extension agent for agriculture.
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Fuel prices fuel local farmers' concerns
In June 19-25 issue
RUSSELL SPRINGS - Russell County's farmers are being hit hard by rising diesel fuel costs, which as of Tuesday are around $4.70 per gallon, nationwide, according to E. Raymond Thompson, Russell County's extension agent for agriculture and natural resources.
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Three seriously injured in head-on collision
In June 19-25 issue
JAMESTOWN - A head-on collision Monday afternoon east of Jamestown sent three people to UK Medical Center via Air-Evac helicopter with serious injuries. Two otheres were treated at the Russell County Hospital for non-life threatening injuries.
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Better road, new building for more jobs
In June 19-25 issue
RUSSELL SPRINGS - Construction is progressing on the realignment of French Valley Road. So is construction on the Russell County Industrial Authority’s new “spec” building.
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Leveridge announces plea agreements, sentencings
In June 19-25 issue
Commonwealth Attorney Matthew Leveridge announced plea agreements and sentencings in cases at Russell Circuit Court.
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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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