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‘Hard to interpret’ reading of gauge almost causes emergency drawdown of Lake Cumberland
In July 3-9 issue
WOLF CREEK DAM - There was an attempt to notify emergency officials late last week, which the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers now said took too long. That notice was caused -- according to the agency's district engineer -- by a bad instrument reading. Because of that reading the Corps came close to quickly drawing down the water level in Lake Cumberland with an emergency release.
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Police use Taser on woman after she points gun
In July 3-9 issue
JAMESTOWN - There allegedly had been incidents of harassing and yelling at neighbors which were reportedly intensifying. Her cousin in a neighboring county agreed to swear out a mental health warrant for Mary JoAnn Haynes to be evaluated and if need be treated.
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Hospital board seeks details
In July 3-9 issue
RUSSELL SPRINGS - An operating loss of $91,800 put the last month of the Russell County Hospital's fiscal year more than $52,000 in the red. This means the hospital will finish somewhere around $207,000 to the good for the year according to the papers provided at this week's hospital board meeting.
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School day may start later, be longer
In July 3-9 issue
JAMESTOWN - Proposed changes for the Russell County school district next year includes different school hours, different start and end dates and fewer days of school. At their Monday night meeting, the school board approved a tentative schedule that will be passed along for state approval.
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Fireworks for sale; safety urged
In July 3-9 issue
JAMESTOWN - Friday is Independence Day, which means the night sky across Russell County this weekend will most likely be filled with fireworks blasts and beautiful colors. With all the fun to be had, it is sometimes easy to forget firework safety practices, according to H.M. Bottom, Russell Springs Fire Chief and the county's emergency management director.
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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
(publisher@tjrcn.com)
Managing Editor:
Greg Wells
(editor@tjrcn.com)
News & Sports Editor:
Derek Aaron
(sports@tjrcn.com)
Advertising Manager:
Stephanie Smith
(ads@tjrcn.com)
Business Manager:
Kim Haydon
(business@tjrcn.com)
Production Manager:
Renee Daffron
(people@tjrcn.com)
Jamestown Office:
Kim Graham
(rcnoffice@tjrcn.com)
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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