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Rexroat’s popular fall decor at French Valley Farms
In Oct. 25 Issue
Russell County News
At French Valley Farms, this is a busy time of year. With Halloween less than a week away and the fall decorations season at its peak, David Rexroat says his farm, across from Minit Mart in Jamestown, has had a most productive fall despite the current economic woes.
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Houdini's Hauntings
In Oct. 25 Issue
Russell County News
"The woods are lovely dark and deep," and Aron Houdini had miles to go, deep into them to return to a graveyard.


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Lakers fall to Allen County-Scottsville, 20-13

ONLINE UPDATE-Oct. 24

The Lakers held their own against visiting Allen County-Scottsville Friday night, even going ahead early in the fourth quarter, but eventually lost to the district foe, 20-13.

The Lakers host the rival Adair County Indians next Friday on Senior Night at Laker Field. Halloween game time is set at 7 p.m.

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Thoughts from the Lower 40: Cold-Hearted
In Oct. 25 Issue
Russell County News
"Here," I said, thrusting my forehead toward my wife, "does it feel like I have a fever?"
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The Good Old Days
In Oct. 25 Issue
Russell County News
Summer has come to an end and there are very few Car Shows and Cruise Ins or Block Parties left in the area till next year. All summer long we have talked about cars, cruisin' and shows. I thought it might be fun to take a trip back in time once again and remember the good old days.
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Local news media to conduct candidates forum
ONLINE UPDATE-Oct. 24
Next Thursday night, Oct. 30, a "Candidates Forum," sponsored by the news media of Russell County will be held at 6 p.m. at Loy's Midtown Restaurant.

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October indictments handed down

ONLINE UPDATE-Oct. 23

The Russell County Grand Jury returned indictments against 13 individuals this month ranging from assault and burglary charges to marijuana charges, according to Russell Circuit Court.

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Short-term loans flowing during the credit crunch, but what is the cost?
In Oct. 23-29 Issue
Payday lenders are seeing a jump in popularity nationwide, according to economic experts, but to many locals these businesses remain a mystery.
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McConnell, other Republicans come to courthouse
In Oct. 23-29 Issue
Some of the Republican candidates facing competition in the coming election made their way to the steps of the Russell County Courthouse Monday to appeal for votes.
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Jamestown Council bids farewell to City Hall with last meeting before Monin move
In Oct. 23-29 Issue
The Jamestown City Council held their final regular monthly meeting in the current city hall last Thursday as the city is slated to move into the "new" city hall on North Main St., which is the old Monin Building, early next month.
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Internet predators and other dangers
In Oct. 23-29 Issue
During last week's Partners in Prevention Parent Night at the middle school, the topic of discussion centered around Internet safety, more specifically online sexual predators, cyber-bullying and cyber-stalking.
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Lindsey taking it to the web; professors speaking to international audience
In Oct. 23-29 Issue
Addiction, politics and other topics are fodder for discussion by faculty at Lindsey Wilson, but those conversations have spread across the world, through the Internet
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Lakers upset Somerset, 27-23
In Oct. 23-29 Issue
After a shocking 43-7 defeat at the hands of district rival Warren East a week earlier, Coach Bill Sharp said his Lakers (3-5, 1-2 in district play) should have never gotten off the bus ... they must have gotten the message as they went into Somerset last Friday and shocked the favored Briar Jumpers, 27-23, at Clark Field.
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RCMS Lakers win conference title, go undefeated at 13-0
In Oct. 23-29 Issue
The Russell County Middle School Laker football team won the Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference championship on Saturday at Laker Field.
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Emerson is all-state
In Oct. 23-29 Issue
April Emerson has earned a spot for the 3rd year in a row
on the Kentucky All-State Golf Team. April, the Lady Laker standout, finished in 4th place this year on the All-State point standings.
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Lady Laker volleyball see their season end in Somerset with loss to South Laurel
In Oct. 23-29 Issue
The Russell County Lady Lakers volleyball team saw their season come to an end Tuesday night in the opening round of the regional play.
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Russell Springs KY 42642
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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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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
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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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