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The news and the newsmen: RCN's Wade Daffron & WJRS' Joey Hoover
In Oct. 4 Issue
Russell County News
Wade Daffron said he'd taken a few shots growing up, but it showed him who his friends were and one of them was Joey Hoover.
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Local tax rate set, real estate assessment up from last year
In Oct. 4 Issue
Russell County News
This year’s total real estate assessment in Russell County is more than $727 million, up from over $672 million just one year ago, according to Rodney Owens, the county’s property valuation administrator.
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Thoughts from the Lower 40: The ‘P’ word
In Oct. 4 Issue
Russell County News
Yes, Ladies and Gentlemen, no socks this week-I'm finally going to talk about the "P" word.
And by that I mean POLITICS.

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From My Point of View…
In Oct. 4 Issue
Russell County News
I'm sure by now that everyone is wondering what happened to our economy and how did we get into this mess?
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Drive-In movies
In Oct. 4 Issue
Russell County News
For those of us who grew up in the 50's and 60 "Cruisin" was a big part of that era.

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Lakers fall at Wayne County, 35-27

ONLINE UPDATE-Oct. 3

The Russell County Lakers fell to the host Wayne County Cardinals on Friday night by a score of 35-27.

The Lakers struggled in the second half but managed to score late in the final quarter as QB Bryon Ellis found wideout Taylor Hutchison to put them within one score of the Cardinals, but it was too late for the big blue.

The game is the first of a three-game road stretch for the Lakers as they visit district foe Warren East next Friday and then travel to Somerset the following week.

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From my window by I. C. Toowell
In Oct. 2-8 Issue
We do not know about you, but we have just about heard all we can stand about this presidential election.
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The economy and you!
In Oct. 2-8 Issue
Congress has the duty to make the hard decisions. None have apparently been more difficult that the $700 billion financial bailout bill now being proposed and just weeks before the election.
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Drought leads to fire worries’ realization
In Oct. 2-8 Issue
A burn ban was put into effect Monday afternoon by Judge-Executive Mickey Garner, ordering that all outdoor burning, even in burn barrels, be prohibited in Russell County until further notice.
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No bids on roadwork at Wolf Creek Dam
In Oct. 2-8 Issue
The temporary barriers are still up in the rock-fall area at the southern end of Wolf Creek Dam.
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U.S. 127 work halted
In Oct. 2-8 Issue
The massive project to change the path of US-127 from the southern end of the recently completed bypass in Jamestown to the bypass being constructed at Albany is on hold.
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Go-fast lessons on the lake
In Oct. 2-8 Issue
Unlimited Marine is bringing the popular Tres Martin Performance Boat School to Russell County next week, according to John Stivers, owner of Unlimited Marine, Inc.
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Lady Lakers win regional title, head to state next week
In Oct. 2 Issue
The Lady Laker golf team will be heading to the KHSAA Girls High School State Golf Tournament next week at Bowling Green Country Club after becoming 9th Region Champions on Monday evening.
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Lakers win Homecoming game against Logan County, 62-20
In Oct. 2 Issue
The Russell County Lakers sent district opponent Logan County home on Friday after whipping the Cougars 62-20 during the annual Homecoming game.
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RCMS moves to 10-0 on season; Victoria Graham is crowned queen
In Oct. 2 Issue
The RCMS Lakers defeated visiting Campbellsville on Tuesday afternoon, 46-8, to move to 10-0 on the season.
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RCHS Volleyball continues to win
In Oct. 2 Issue
The Lady Lakers defeated visiting Monticello on Tuesday night in both JV and varsity contests.
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Laker golf ends season at Dix River
In Oct. 2 Issue
The Laker boys golf team finished sixth out of 19 teams at Dix River in Stanford on Tuesday.
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RCMS Lady Lakers have mixed results during the past week
In Oct. 2 Issue
The RCMS girls basketball teams won two of three from Clinton County on Tuesday evening.
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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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