The Times Journal & Russell County News
Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014 — RUSSELL SPRINGS & JAMESTOWN, KENTUCKY — russellcounty.net
Get online news updates FREE - Subscribe:  [?]
Google

CHILDREN HAVING CHILDREN special report prompts active discussion on Topix web forum
ONLINE UPDATE - Apr. 4
Since the publication of the Times Journal special report, an extensive discussion about the issue has developed on the popular online forum on Topix.net. This discussion can be found at the following link (note: the Times Journal is not responsible for the content on thatexternal site, and has no control over it):CLICKHERE
Click here to read full story.

Current owner will not open Lake Cumberland Dragway this season
ONLINE UPDATE - Apr. 3
Unless there's a change of ownership, the popular dragstrip located between Jamestown and Russell Springs will be silent this year. According to a news report from WJRS-104.9 radio station, the current owner, Gene Barker, cites the economy and gas prices as the reason to not open. During the fall, there were a number of protests to the county government by neighbors that the business is "too noisy." Barker says, however, that the decision to close was based solely on the economic aspect.
Click here to read full story.

CHILDREN HAVING CHILDREN: A Special Report
In Apr. 3-9 issue
There are as many as 25 teen-aged girls who are pregnant in Russell County public schools as these articles are published. In surrounding counties, there are a total of 39 pregnant teens in public schools. In Adair County there are three pregnant teenagers, Casey County has 11 including four in middle school, and Wayne County also has 25 pregnant teens.
Click here to read full story.

Numerous risks involved to baby, mother, family in teen pregnancy
In Apr. 3-9 issue
CHILDREN HAVING CHILDREN

With Teen pregnancy so prevalent in society, an important issue being faced is the health of the child and the ability of the young parents or most often, the teen mother's ability to provide for the physical, emotional and developmental needs of the child.
Click here to read full story.

Groups promote abstinency as means to prevent teen pregnancies
In Apr. 3-9 issue
CHILDREN HAVING CHILDREN

"Several years ago, you never heard of 12-year-olds dating," said Shirley Roberson, Health Educator for Lake Cumberland Regional Health Department's Russell County office. "Kids have more independence now and are allowed to date at earlier ages."
Click here to read full story.

Teen mother at Russell County High School expecting second child before she turns 17
In Apr. 3-9 issue
CHILDREN HAVING CHILDREN

Her course seemed charted early in life for a meeting with destiny as the mother of two at 17 years of age.
Click here to read full story.

Teen couple happily expecting birth of child though they know of potential difficulties
In Apr. 3-9 issue
CHILDREN HAVING CHILDREN

There are two area teenagers who face daily the consequences of their choice to have sex at a young age. They are expecting a son in a couple of months. "It's not a wise choice to have sex before you're married," said the expectant young mother. "It's wrong and I knew that."
Click here to read full story.

Content Management Powered by CuteNews
SUBSCRIBE to The Times Journal: CLICK HERE

SPONSORED LINKS


Publish Yourself PUBLISH YOURSELF
You can publish news about your group or organization directly to our site, using your computer.
CLICK HERE
Laker Band LAKER BAND
Visit the award-winning official web site for the Russell County Marching Band.
CLICK HERE
Lake Cumberland Web Cams LIVE WEB CAMS
Views of Lake Cumberland as it is right now, from a number of web cams.
CLICK HERE
Lake Cumberland LAKE CUMBERLAND
lakecumberland.com
Official site for Lake Cumberland with everything for the lake visitor and fisherman.
CLICK HERE
The Times Journal is a weekly newspaper issued on Thursdays. It was first published on October 13, 1949, by Andrew J. and Terry Norfleet.
-
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.
-
404 Monument Square
Jamestown KY 42629
Phone: 270-343-5700
Publisher:
David Davenport
(publisher@tjrcn.com)
Managing Editor:
Greg Wells
(editor@tjrcn.com)
News & Sports Editor:
Derek Aaron
(sports@tjrcn.com)
Advertising Manager:
Stephanie Smith
(ads@tjrcn.com)
Business Manager:
Kim Haydon
(business@tjrcn.com)
Production Manager:
Renee Daffron
(people@tjrcn.com)
Jamestown Office:
Kim Graham
(rcnoffice@tjrcn.com)
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
LOCAL & AREA
NEWS SITES
The links below open new windows. We are not responsible for the content of the sites.
Laker Country WJRS
(Russell Springs)
lakercountry.com/
WKYM-1017 (Monticello)
wkym.com/
Adair Progress (Columbia)
adairprogress.com/
Casey County News (Liberty)
caseynews.net/
Clinton County News (Albany)
clintonnews.net/
Cumberland County News (Burkesville)
burkesville.com/ccn/
Wayne County Outlook (Monticello)
wcoutlook.com/
Somerset
Commonwealth-Journal
somerset-kentucky.com/
Danville
Advocate-Messenger
amnews.com/
Lexington Herald-Leader
kentucky.com/
Louisville Courier-Journal
courier-journal.com/
WKYT-TV, Lexington
wkyt.com/
WBKO-TV, Bowling Green
wbko.com/
USEFUL SITES
The links below open new windows. We are not responsible for the content of the sites.

RUSSELL CO. OFFICIALS
RUSSELL COUNTY SCHOOLS
RUSSELL CO. LIBRARY

LAKE CUMBERLAND
STATE RESORT PARK
TV LISTINGS:
Choose your service and provider
SOMERSET MOVIE SHOWTIMES

.