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Boy operating ATV seriously injured
ONLINE UPDATE - Mar. 3
Thirteen-year-old Stefan Smith was seriously injured Sunday afternoon when the ATV he was operating struck a tree after he swerved to miss a dog in the road. The incident happened on Decatur-Spur Road. The boy was reportedly wearing a helmet. After stabilizing treatment at Russell Co. Hospital, he was airlifted by helicopter to the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington.
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Faller files motion to disqualify Grand Jury
ONLINE UPDATE - Mar. 2
A motion to disqualify the Russell County Grand Jury currently investigating police practices involving cases against James Faller and Leon Grider has been filed in Russell Circuit Court by Faller. It was filed on Thursday, Feb. 28, and also seeks to have the court disqualify the Kentucky Bureau of Investigation and Kentucky Attorney General's Office from their participation in the cases.
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CRUISIN': One of the cleanest '55s around
In Mar. 1 issue, Russell County News
By Ron Cowell, Columnist

This week we take a look at one of the cleanest "55s around. Dwayne Esau and his wife Michaela had been going to Classic Car Shows with friends and really having a good time. They were bitten by the Classic Car bug and decided that they were going to get a car of their own to work on and put into shape for the shows. Instead of being a spectator they would now be a participant in the shows.
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THE WAY I SEE IT: Of idiots, icons and inconceivables
In Mar. 1 issue, Russell County News
By Barbara Sharp Zimmerman, Columnist

Like many of us who grew up in the Norman Rockwell-like village that was Jamestown in the 1940s, 50s and 60s, I was devastated when I heard that the World War I doughboy on the memorial green in the center of town had been destroyed by some idiot driving both very drunk and way too fast.
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Flagpole around square must also be replaced
In Mar. 1 issue, Russell County News
A replacement for the damaged Jamestown “Doughboy” monument could cost as much as $25,000 if the American Legion decides to go that route, according to Judge-Executive Mickey Garner. Jamestown Mayor Brooks Bates said the flagpole that stands behind the monument also needs to be replaced as it was also damaged by Danny Wilson’s pickup.
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It's the magic of snow, man
In Mar. 1 issue, Russell County News
Braden, 3, enjoyed the freezing air and white stuff that painted Russell County on Wed., Feb. 27, closing schools and giving youngsters something fresh to play in. And for older kids, an unplanned day of vacation from the winter drudge of schoolwork.
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Curves sponsors food drive
In Mar. 1 issue, Russell County News
Curves, the largest fitness franchise in the world, Russell Springs location will begin taking up bags of groceries for God’s Food Pantry, beginning on March 3. The food drives goes through March 15, said owner Gina Pruitt.
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CRUISIN': Car clubs active in Russell County
In Feb. 23 issue, Russell County News
By Ron Cowell, Columnist

I'm sure most of us don't remember Dad getting the horse hooked up to the carriage so we could jump in and go for a ride, but we no doubt remember Dad pulling the choke, pushing the starter button and getting the car started so we could head out on an adventure in the family automobile. Today as we look back it seems that the old cars have style and personality.
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THE WAY I SEE IT: The printer's ink continues to flow
In Feb. 23 issue, Russell County News
By Barbara Sharp Zimmerman, Columnist

My family goes back a long time with the Russell County News. When my Dad was a starting guard on the Jamestown High School team for five years in the 1920s, beginning as an eighth grader, he would go play the games, then come back to the newspaper office and handset an account of the game directly into type without writing the story first.
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P.O. Box 190
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Russell Springs KY 42642
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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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