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Responsibility is with everyone
In Oct. 21 Issue

Only a few days left before voters will go to the polls and elect leaders for the upcoming years.

This year, more than ever before, voters should make certain they express their opinions by placing their votes.

A large change is expected nationwide as the economy remains the number one issue and change appears to be the number one objective.

Nationwide, career politicians appear to be in serious problems. Republican or Democrat, most voters are calling for less and less government.

Locally, voters this past primary voted change for top leadership when they denied the county judge executive re-election.

Russell County must have dedicated leadership for these coming years. Jamestown, Russell Springs and Russell County are going to face many tough challenges in the years to come. Several jobs have been lost here in the area and we expect we will see more diminish before a turn around is felt on the local level.

Leadership is so much more important that just meeting once  a month and passing a motion to pay the bills,

Our leadership had better be prepared to be innovative and creative, and dedicated. It is going to take new ideas and total commitment to pull Russell County from this declining economy. With the reduction of local jobs, the loss of thousands in property values, we must expect some adjustments.

While this is our leadership responsibility it is our responsibility to make sure we get out and vote and make sure our vote is directed to elect the most qualified leadership.

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P.O. Box 190
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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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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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