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Holiday weekend brings in lots of tourists
In July 10-16 issue
It was a good weekend in a not-so-good summer. That is the consensus of at least three of the marina operators in the county. James Flatt, manager of Indian Creek Alligator 2 Marina, said the recent holiday and memorial day were both very busy on the lake, but it is the other weekends and especially the weeks that have been not-so-good.
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ONLINE SPECIAL: Lakefest photo gallery
View photos made by Times Journal / Russell County News photographers during the 2008 Jamestown Lakefest July 3-5 in our special online galleries. Also included are photos of the winners in the Lakefest pageants. Click on the PHOTO GALLERIES in the center column on this page to view them.
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Jamestown’s annual summer event draws many to town square
In July 10-16 issue
JAMESTOWN - With Lakefest over and Monument Square cleaned up, business in the city is back to normal this week, according to Councilwoman and Lakefest Chair Marcelene Taylor. The four-day event began last Wednesday, July 2, with what she said was a well-attended prayer service and singing. It lasted through Saturday night's free concert by the group Confederate Railroad and a fireworks display
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Dispute over operation of dispatch center surfaces at meeting
In July 10-16 issue
JAMESTOWN - Officials met Tuesday night to consider melding the operation of the county ambulance and dispatch services. Mayors Hollis DeHart of Russell Springs and Brooks Bates of Jamestown, along with County Judge-Executive Mickey Garner, brought a document to the board asking them to take over the oversight and funding for the Emergency Dispatch Center and the 911 addressing program.
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Teams from six counties playing ball at RCHS
In July 10-16 issue
RUSSELL SPRINGS - Babe Ruth teams from six different counties, including Russell, ascended this past weekend to Laker Field to participate in the Babe Ruth Leagues of Kentucky District 5 baseball tournaments.
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Man dies riding ATV
In July 10-16 issue
JAMESTOWN - One person was killed and two others injured in an ATV accident late Saturday night, July 5, in the Caney Fork Creek area of eastern Russell County. Russell County Coroner Larry Skaggs said Christopher L. Robertson, 45, of Jamestown, was killed when the all-terrain "mule" type vehicle he was riding in, flipped backward while it was going up a steep incline.
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Teen drowns in Big South Fork river
In July 10-16 issue
Jordan Redmon, 16, of Russell Springs, reportedly went under the water in the Big South Fork of the Cumberland River Monday afternoon while swimming. Divers recovered the teen's body in seven feet of water about two hours later.
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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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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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