Federal program provides free breakfast and lunch to all 19 and under
In June 12-18 issue RUSSELL SPRINGS - Through federal funds and the USDA, Russell County children ages 19 and under can eat breakfast or lunch free with the "Summer Grub Feeding Program" at Russell Springs Elementary.
MAE HOOVER 1938-2008: Community loses leader who aided many
In June 12-18 issue JAMESTOWN - It was truly standing room only as friends from far and near came to pay their last respects to Mae Hoover Tuesday afternoon. "We tried to make it a celebration of her life," said one of her sons, Jeff Hoover, currently the Minority Leader in the Kentucky House of Representatives.
In June 12-18 issue JABEZ - Lake Cumberland’s newest marina is officially open. U.S. Congressman Ed Whitfield joined with Russell County Judge-Executive Mickey Garner and owners Ed and Esty Slusser in “cutting the ribbon” last Saturday at Cave Springs Marina.
Record number participate in Kids Catch A Rainbow fishing derby
In June 12-18 issue The 22nd annual event, held at the Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery, drew what was called a record number of participants this year. James Gray, Director of the WCNF Hatchery, estimated that around 1,650 young people took part and over 4,000 were in attendance.
New Judicial Center building will have gabled roof
In June 12-18 issue JAMESTOWN - "We got the gabled roof," said Circuit Clerk Tony Kerr referring to the plans for the Russell County Judicial Center. It was a change that Judge Vernon Miniard had pressed hard for.
ONLINE UPDATE, June 8 The beauty pageants were held Saturday night, June 7, at the Russell County Fair, underway in Russell Springs. This article includes photos of the winners in the competition categories.
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