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Live Jamestown Square ‘videocam’ now streaming 24/7 on Web
In Dec. 13 Issue
Russell County News

If you have a computer connection, you can check into what’s happening right now on the Jamestown Monument Square from anywhere in the world.

The Russell County News is now featuring a live video feed on our web site, watchable 24 hours a day, with visible images all night long as well as during daylight hours. It’s full-motion live video, just like watching a small TV screen. You can see the big flag waving in the center of the square, cars driving past, and folks parking and getting out of the cars in front of the county courthouse.

And for the next several months, you can watch work on the new Judicial Center as old structures are torn down and the large new facility is constructed on the northeast corner of the square, opposite the current courthouse.

The live “videocam” is optimized for streaming onto many types of computer connections, but it’s best viewed by those with a broadband connection. It works on a dialup internet connection, but images may occur in brief jumps as it loads, shows and catches up.

On a high speed connection, the image flows smoothly. However, when the camera automatically switches to night-vision, the flow becomes slightly jerky because the exposures of each video frame are extended slightly to make the scene clear even in the dark.

Due to the amount of web traffic necessary to transmit that much “net” information at the same time, at present there is a limit of 15 simultaneous viewers. When the limit is reached, the system will not successfully connect, but waiting a few minutes and trying again will usually let you find an available slot. The live video is currently the only public one of its kind in the Lake Cumberland area, notes lakecumberland.com director G.K. Gibson, whose site also features a connection to the video feed along with the dozen other web cams overlooking the lake.

It can be found online at our home page: http://russellcounty.net or on the lakecumberland.com home page. 

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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
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Managing Editor:
Greg Wells
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News & Sports Editor:
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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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