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Former Lady Laker wins State Am at Cherry Blossom
ONLINE UPDATE-June 27
Former Russell County Lady Laker golf standout April Emerson won the 83rd Women's State Amateur at Cherry Blossom Golf and Country Club in Georgetown on Friday in a sudden-death playoff.
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Corps announces work in critical areas likely finished in 2010

The most critical section of the wall at Wolf Creek Dam will be completed by October 2010, the US Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announced this week.

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Fairgrounds celebration site as list of events grows
In June 25 Issue
The city of Russell Springs has finalized its Independence Day Celebration schedule in the wake of Jamestown's Lakefest cancellation and given the festivities a home, Veteran's Fairgrounds in Russell Springs.
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Rasty Andrew: longest serving member of RC farmers market
In June 25 Issue
Gardening is in his blood and his veins course with dark, rich, river soil. Creelsboro native Rasty Andrew has been commercial farming the Cumberland River bottom land he calls home for the last 20 years.
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Local guides to take troops fishing
In June 25 Issue
Lake Cumberland becomes host to a special outing on Sunday morning as between 13-16 active duty troops from the middle east will receive a free day of fishing courtesy of Operation Thank You, a non-profit organization, and local striper guides, according to Matt Eggers, donations coordinator for the Indiana chapter of the organization.
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School sold, band director hired
In June 25 Issue
The Russell County School Board voted unanimously to sell the old Russell Springs Elementary School facility to Somerset Community College.
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Monday wrecks cause havoc, congestion
In June 25 Issue
David Antle said he'd seen the truck was coming straight for him and had swerved as far to the side of the road has he could before the impact.
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Corps to host meeting with marina owners
In June 25 Issue
The US Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District has announced this week that they will host a meeting with Lake Cumberland marina owners on June 25 in Somerset the Corps office. 
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New businesses, budget for Jamestown
In June 25 Issue

It was a routine monthly meeting last Thursday at City Hall for the Jamestown City Council as they accepted the second reading of the amended budget for the 2008-09 fiscal year and the second reading of the budget for the 09-10 fiscal year.
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From My Window ... by IC Toowell
In June 25 Issue
We’re watching “So You’ve Got Talent” while we are writing this week’s column.
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Our friend, Jim Burris
In June 25 Issue
Our friend, and a great friend to this community, Jim Burris passed away this week.
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Lady Laker Holt participates in all-star game
In June 25 Issue
Russell County High School junior Lacy Holt, the Lady Laker’s catcher this past season, was honored by the Kentucky High School Softball Coaches Association by playing in the state East-West junior all-star game at the University of Kentucky.
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Thoughts from the Lower 40: Word to your Mother(ship)
In June 20 Issue
Russell County News
I think I’ve got it figured out...
A few weeks ago (OK, probably more like months ago), I was living out a CCR song ("Do, do, do...lookin’ out my backdoor") when I noticed how tall the grass was.
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In My Opinion ... by Ron Phillips
In June 20 Issue
Russell County News
Can you hear me now! I been writing for some time now that there are people out there that are not going to stand by and let this great country of ours be flushed down the toilet by a bunch of far left loons.
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Cruisin': Classic Car Fun
In June 20 Issue
Russell County News
The past couple of weeks have been full of fun for old car lovers. Just this past Thursday the Power Cruise went through Somerset on it’s way to Bristol, Tenn. from Wisconsin.
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Debbie does Discourse
In June 20 Issue
Russell County News
A dear friend once recommended me for a job at a consignment store.
This lady was told that I was the perfect person for the job—I’m older and I don’t Twitter or anything like that.
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Hatchery plans numerous events

July is officially here, and along with fireworks and fun, why not make plans to spend some time outdoors with you and your family?  Or maybe you are a teacher seeking professional development credits or a nonformal educator in need of CEU’s?  Whatever the case, check out the following events in store at Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery for the month of July!

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Triple Creek Berry Farm hosts tour workshop
In June 20 Issue
Russell County News
School is out for students but some local teachers are attending class out in the field.
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Ohio teen drowns in Lake Cumberland
In June 18 Issue
An Ohio teenager drowned Saturday morning at Jamestown Marina, according to Russell County Coroner Larry Skaggs.
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Russell County toddler dies in swimming pool
In June 18 Issue
A Russell County toddler was found unresponsive in a neighbor's swimming pool on Sunday evening and later pronounced dead at Russell County Hospital, according to Russell County Coroner Larry Skaggs.
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Political moves aimed at improving local economy
In June 18 Issue
Late last week two members of Congress proposed a bill that would reimburse Lake Cumberland marina owners who have seen their business decline due to the lowering of the lake's water level for repair on leaking Wolf Creek Dam, a proposal that's been greeted with open arms by dock owners.
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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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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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