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Olympics bring special feeling
In Aug. 9 issue, Russell County News
At the mention of Lori Pearson's name, beaming smiles radiate from the faces of Russell County's Special Olympians Missy Carter, Martha Carter and Beth Stephens. "Lori is a loving caring and compassionate person and they love her dearly," said Missy and Martha's mother Sue Carter.
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From potatoes to tomatillos, a community feeds its own
In Aug. 9 issue, Russell County News
When you’re worried about putting food in your children’s mouths, the American Dream can be just that a dream. But in Russell County, the Hispanic Gardening Project led by the Cooperative Extension Services of both University of Kentucky and Kentucky State University is making each day a little bit easier for a few families.
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RUSSELL COUNTY HEROES: Ginny Lengel and her 5 four-legged friends give reason for people to smile
In Aug. 9 issue, Russell County News
One Russell County woman and her dogs are making people smile, but these dogs aren’t your average canines, they’re huge, thus making Ginny Lengel this week’s “Russell County Hero.”
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With school in session and practices underway, construction continues
In Aug. 9 issue, Russell County News
With children waiting at bus stops and more traffic visible of a morning and afternoon on U.S. 127 it means only one thing, Russell County schools are back in session.
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Students and instructor give up summer break time to stay in classroom
In Aug. 9 issue
Russell County News
What summer vacation are you talking about? Students returned to the classrooms of Russell County schools this week and very likely the main question passed along the halls was simply, “did you have a good summer vacation?” This group would very likely reply, “what summer vacation are you talking about?”
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RC 14-year-olds go 2-2 in Ohio Valley Region play
In August 7-13 Issue
Russell County’s 14-year-old Babe Ruth All-Stars went 2-2 in Ohio Valley Regional play in Shelbyville, Ind. over the weekend.
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Russell County 15’s win one, lose two in region play
In August 7-13 Issue
The 15-year-old Russell County Babe Ruth All-Stars received an invitation to play as a wild card team in the 15-year-old Ohio Valley Regional in Somerset last weekend.
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Lady Lakers start season with two top 5’s
In August 7-13 Issue
The Lady Laker Golf team placed second in tournament action on Saturday, August 2 in the Russellville Lady Panthers Invitational Tournament.
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Lakers place second in invitational at Lakewood
In August 7-13 Issue
Russell County Team #1 combined for a total of 301 to claim second place out of 22 teams in the Laker Invitational last weekend at Lakewood Country Club.  
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Rays make splash for Cystic Fibrosis
In August 7-13 Issue
On July 22, the Russell Rays swim team hosted a swim-a-thon to raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
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Shooting long and putting clean at the Links
In August 7-13 Issue
The Links Golf Club at Lily Creek Resort recent match results:
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CRUISIN': Themie Shepherd photographing old cars
In July 26 issue, Russell County News
By Ron Cowell, Columnist
This week we feature Themie Shepherd, better known as the photographer of the Classic Cars. Themie, who was raised in Russell County has been a member of the Ol Boys Toys Car club for close to two years now.
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I.C. TOOWELL: In July 24-30 issue
Everyone has their big fishing story. We use to have a huge mounted rockfish in our office that was our story and now our band director, Andy Critz, has his fishing story. Andy’s story begins with realizing there is a big step between the dock and the boat, especially since the boat has a habit of moving, most of the time away from the dock. Yep, he missed the boat.
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THE WAY I SEE IT: When our readers write
In July 26 issue, Russell County News
By Barbara Sharp Zimmerman, Columnist
Readers often respond to this column; when they do, perhaps they deserve a response, or at least some notice.
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14-year-old Babe Ruth All-Stars win state tourney
In July 24-30 Issue
Russell County was crowned state champions Monday night after sweeping through four games in the 14-year-old Babe Ruth East Kentucky state tournament in Lexington.
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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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