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Florida trucker drives hundreds of feet down Caney Creek after electronic GPS points him in the wrong direction
In May 22-28 issue
"Up a creek without a paddle," became a saying Jesus Jardon can truly understand, after following his electronic GPS navigation system's instructions along West Wilson Road, and then down Caney Creek … literally … in his tractor-trailer truck.
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Hoping for improvement in tourism
In May 22-28 issue
Like many states Kentucky has started a program to promote local tourism, given the expected impact of high gas prices.
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Russell Countians like Hillary in ‘very low’ primary turnout
In May 22-28 issue
JAMESTOWN - A light turnout of around 20 percent of Russell County voters participated in Tuesday's primary election, according to Court Clerk Lisha Popplewell. Democrat Hillary Clinton received 1,026 local votes while Barack Obama managed 168 votes in the county's Democratic race for president.
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18 emergency warning sirens have been placed throughout Russell County, await connections
In May 22-28 issue
The installation of the 18 new advanced warning emergency sirens throughout the county and below Wolf Creek Dam is complete, according to Judge-Executive Mickey Garner, Emergency Management Director H.M. Bottom and Lake Cumberland Community Action Agency Executive Director Bruce B. Brown.
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Considering cost of building a new county jail
In May 22-28 issue
JAMESTOWN - The members of the Russell County Fiscal Court, other local officials and county employees were treated May 15th to a number-intensive presentation regarding the future of the county jail.
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Jamestown mayor describes city budget
In May 22-28 issue
JAMESTOWN - During the City Council's May meeting, Mayor Brooks Bates gave his annual budget address to the council saying, "As everyone knows that runs a household, the basic expenses have gone through the roof."
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Grand jury returns several indictments
In May 22-28 issue
The Russell County Grand Jury returned numerous indictments at the end of last week.
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Russell County Hospital says it has 'better' month
In May 22-28 issue
RUSSELL SPRINGS - It was a better month in April for Russell County Hospital than in some recent months.
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IRS warns of scam
In May 22-28 issue
"The IRS never initiates contact by email," warned Internal Revenue Service spokesperson Jodie Reynolds. "It is a scam."
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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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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
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Advertising Manager:
Stephanie Smith
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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
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