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Local magician on television

Aron Houdini has been doing his best on the small screen and locally.
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Antle's recovery

It has been a long hard road back but Ernest Antle is recovering from a spinal injury.
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Lakers shock Somerset, 27-23

ONLINE UPDATE-Oct. 18

The Lakers, led by 100 yard rushing efforts by quarterback Bryon Ellis and halfback Landon Meece, upended the Somerset Briar Jumpers Friday night in Pulaski County, 27-23.

The Lakers controlled the clock for much of the game and outlasted the Briar Jumpers, who were favored in the game. Meece scored the go-ahead touchdown late in the game to put Soerset away.

The Lakers (3-5, 1-2 in district play) return to district action next Friday at Laker Field when they host Allen County-Scottsville.

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Cyber-sex sting gets Russell Springs man; Locally a warrant arrest leads to discovery of over 1,000 prescription pills

In Oct. 16-22 Issue

Arrests of local residents over the last week involved illegal sex charges and the seizure of a large quantity of prescription drugs.
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Local gas prices remain high
In Oct. 16-22 Issue
Following a second week of falling prices, regular unleaded gasoline in Russell County is as low as $3.05 a gallon at some stations, but prices in this county still remain higher than in many Kentucky counties.
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Russell Springs gives $1,000 to ‘Doughboy’ project fund
In Oct. 16-22 Issue
The Russell Springs City Commission gave $1,000 to the “Doughboy” restoration project that’s underway in Jamestown after contemplating for nearly a month on how much to give to the project.
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Alliant tells court a contract likely with Anthem, debt is not out of line
In Oct. 16-22 Issue
Jeff Buckley told the members of the Russell County Fiscal Court he believed there would be no interruption in coverage of Anthem patients, because the insurer and the hospital were in the final stages of negotiation for a new contract.
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Summer of rest on Lake Cumberland

In Oct. 16-22 Issue

Things were better on Lake Cumberland, but not that much, according to local marina operators.
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Asbestos, buried tank found in inspection of buildings set to be razed
In Oct. 16-22 Issue
Work is proceeding, though the meeting isn't, regarding the new Russell County Judicial Center.
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Lakers downed at Warren East, will visit Somerset Friday
In Oct. 16-22 Issue
The Lakers (2-5, 1-2 in district play) traveled to Warren East (4-3, 2-2 in district play) Friday night looking for a second district win, but it was not to be as they were downed 43-7 in a lopsided affair.
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Lady Laker volleyball wins 45th district title
In Oct. 16-22 Issue
The Russell County Lady Laker volleyball team won the 45th District Girls Volleyball tournament after defeating McCreary Central and Wayne County on Monday in Monticello.
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RCMS destroys Hart Co., 42-8, move on to CKMSAC title game
In Oct. 16-22 Issue
The Russell County Middle School Lakers overpowered visiting Hart County 42-8 on Tuesday.
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Lady Lakers place 4th in state tourney
In Oct. 16-22 Issue
The Lady Laker Golf team is 4th in the state of Kentucky. 
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Lady Laker volleyball wins district title
ONLINE UPDATE-Oct. 14

The Russell County Lady Laker volleyball team won the 45th District Girls Volleyball tournament after defeating McCreary Central and Wayne County on Monday in Monticello.

Four Lady Lakers were named to the all-district tournament team: Tyla Bailey, Bethany McQueary, Kasey Keaton and Tara Johnson. The team has one senior, Stephanie Rizenbergs.

Congratulations to the Lady Lakers and their coaches, Sarah Roy and Kelly Pierce.
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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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Business Manager:
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Production Manager:
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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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