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Russell County Hero: The doctor is out and about
In Feb. 7 Issue
Russell County News
Doctor James Monin set up his first office in Russell County July 15th of 1958, he was just going to stay a little while.
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Thoughts from the Lower 40: Get it? Got it? Go(o)d
In Feb. 7 Issue
Russell County News
I used to think about religion like this…
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Cruisin': Back in the 1960's
In Feb. 7 Issue
Russell County News
This was a big year for the United States, a presidential election took place and as usual everyone has been looking at the last eight years and all the changes.
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In My Opinion ... by Ron Phillips
In Feb. 7 Issue
Russell County News
Don’t pay your taxes and you might be considered for the President’s Cabinet!
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Lady Lakers, Lakers defeat visiting Clinton Co.

ONLINE UPDATE-Feb. 5

Coach Craig Pippen's Lady Lakers ended a five-game losing streak Thursday night in Laker Gym, defeating district rival Clinton County 49-41.

In the night's second game, Russell County's boys defeated the visiting Bulldogs 49-46 in a tough district matchup. Coach Willie Feldhaus' team rebounded from a drubbing at Casey County earlier this week.

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Local woman killed in collision
In Feb. 5 Issue
"I hate that it turned out the way that it did," said Rick Courtney. "But we were afraid it would."
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Restaurants squeezed but still cooking
In Feb. 5 Issue
Several of Russell County's premier dine-in restaurants agree that business, despite the economic downturn, has stayed about the same for this time of year, according to owners, managers and workers at the businesses.
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Court accepts land from RS, approves pay raises
In Feb. 5 Issue
At a called meeting, the Russell County Fiscal Court approved the purchase of land for a new jail last Friday morning.
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Moving toward a new Russell Co. Jail
In Feb. 5 Issue
There are plans to have an architect at the next meeting of the Russell County Fiscal Court on Feb. 9th to present plans for a new jail.
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2004 RCHS graduate dies in automobile crash
In Feb. 5 Issue
A 2004 graduate of Russell County High School was killed in a single vehicle crash last Thursday night in Warren County, according to the Kentucky State Police.
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Heritage weekend attendance thin
In Feb. 5 Issue
"I've been coming to this for 12 years," said Larry Grigsby. "Normally they were booking 40 or 50 packages, that includes a room and the buffalo dinner, this year I think they booked 19."
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The fast boats could be on Lake Cumberland in mid-May
In Feb. 5 Issue
A major powerboat-racing event could be coming to Lake Cumberland just before the Memorial Day weekend.
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A great community asset?
In Feb. 5 Issue
We are a big supporter of the new natatorium/auditorium as we feel this new facility will have a great impact upon this community.
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From my window ... by I. C. Toowell
In Feb. 5 Issue
Talked with Steve Wariner this week. He is considering an European tour later this year and according to present plans will appear in concert in several countries.
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Lakers fall to rival Rebels 63-43
In Feb. 5 Issue
Coach Willie Feldhaus' Lakers were defeated Tuesday night by the Rebels of Casey County in a heated, high intensity game, 63-43, in Liberty.
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Casey County downs Lady Lakers in Liberty
In Feb. 5 Issue
The Russell County Lady Lakers fell to the host Lady Rebels of Casey County on Monday night in Liberty, 66-34.
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Lakers make statement in signature victory
In Feb. 5 Issue
Coach Willie Feldhaus’ Russell County Lakers picked up a huge win over Madison Central last Friday night, defeating the visiting Indians 58-51 at Laker Gym.
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Lady Cards slide past RCHS, 49-44
In Feb. 5 Issue
Last Friday night the Lady Lakers traveled to Taylor County and dropped a close one to the Lady Cardinals, 49-44, after making a tremendous fourth quarter comeback.
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Casey County outlasts Lakers in Liberty

ONLINE UPDATE-Jan. 3

Coach Willie Feldhaus' Lakers were defeated Tuesday night by the Rebels of Casey County in a heated, high intensity game, 63-43, in Liberty.

The Lakers were led in scoring by senior Bryon Ellis with 17 points. The loss gives Russell County its second loss in the last three games and gives them a 17-3 record on the year.

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Lady Lakers fall to Casey County

ONLINE UPDATE-Feb. 2

The Russell County Lady Lakers fell to the host Lady Rebels of Casey County on Monday night in Liberty, 66-34.

Russell County is now 11-7 on the season and currently has a five-game losing streak. LeeAnn Grider was the lone Lady Laker in double figures with 10 points.

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Corps open to input
The US Army Corps of Engineers reports they are asking for comments on the Lake Cumberland Master Plan.
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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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