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Bodies discovered by state troopers during manhunt
ONLINE UPDATE 5:50 a.m. March 7
Kentucky State Police report finding the bodies of a husband and wife after a manhunt that began Thursday afternoon after troopers and a suspect engaged in a gun battle that left one Kentucky State Trooper hospitalized with a gunshot wound in his leg. They say it appears to have been a murder-suicide.
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Trooper wounded woman feared dead manhunt for gunman along the Cumberland

On-line Update 7 p.m. March 6, 2008
A dispute between a man and woman on Manntown Road near the Russell County line resulted in one Kentucky State Police Trooper being shot and reports are that the woman may have been killed. Russell County Deputies Lee Smith and Clete McAninch are part of the man-hunt which is underway.

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Judge seals report pending review of motion to disqualify grand jury
In Mar. 6-12 issue
JAMESTOWN - A grand jury investigation has ended, but their report has not been released. Last year's Russell County Grand Jury was held over into this year to look into allegations by James S, Faller II and others alleging corruption and misconduct by local and state law enforcement officers.
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It’s time again to change time
In Mar. 6-12 issue
Because of the change in dates established in a 2005 decision, the change to Daylight Saving Time is likely to catch many people off guard this year. In fact, THIS is the weekend.
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$8,000 worth of welcome
In Mar. 6-12 issue
RUSSELL SPRINGS - There is a new sign near the Cumberland Parkway to welcome visitors as they travel U.S. 127 north into the city. Mayor Hollis DeHart said the new sign, which reads "Welcome to Russell Springs, Gateway to Lake Cumberland," is long overdue.
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Board moves toward buying land for new judicial center
In Mar. 6-12 issue
JAMESTOWN - After receiving some of the appraisals they were waiting for, the Russell County Project Development Board pushed forward with development of the Judicial Center. The board met Monday night to discuss property appraisals for land on which the board wants to build the new Judicial Center.
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No problems with voting machines here, says clerk
In Mar. 6-12 issue
JAMESTOWN - After spending untold amounts of money on electronic voting equipment, Ohio voters this week marked paper ballots because of fears over the security of electronic voting. There is not any problem with the electronic voting equipment here, reports Lisha Popplewell, this county's clerk and therefore the person responsible for local oversight of elections.
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Jamestown nails down hardware as new store opens at Bypass
In Mar. 6-12 issue
JAMESTOWN - After months of anticipation, Jamestown now has its own hardware store again. Daniel Wilson along with his brother, Tim Wilson, own and operate Wilson & Son's Hardware. The store opened up for business in Jamestown this past Monday.
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Domestic altercation leads to assault, drug charges
In Mar. 6-12 issue
JAMESTOWN - Police responded to an alleged assault Saturday morning on Pike Alley, where a domestic altercation had just occurred. Upon arriving at the home, Lt. Tracy Irvin of the JPD reported that she discovered Lyle Kent Wooldridge had been stabbed in the foot.
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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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