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Area holiday celebrations a plenty this Christmas season
In Dec. 13 Issue
Russell County News
From sparkling colored lights on a string to a star shining in the east, if your Christmas spirit needs a lift, you need not travel very far to enjoy traditional holiday celebrations.
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McGaha leaves impression on Campbellsville University, finds success in public office as state senator
In Dec. 13 Issue
Russell County News
Vernie McGaha, a Republican State Senator for Senate District 15, which covers Kentucky counties Adair, Casey, Russell and Pulaski, said he was drawn to Campbellsville University by the music program offered.
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Thoughts from the Lower 40: Sleep talker
In Dec. 13 Issue
Russell County News
Did some catastrophic event happen at 3:40 a.m. at some time in my life?
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Drought drops river, Dale Hollow lowered
In Dec. 13 Issue
Russell County News
Thanks to the dry autumn and continuing repair work on two major dams, water flow in the Cumberland River system has become a tricky business according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
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Holiday safe cruisin' tips
In Dec. 13 Issue
Russell County News
The Holidays are here and for many of us we will be heading to the highways to visit with family and friends
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From my point of view ... by Ron Phillips
In Dec. 13 Issue
Russell County News
All you can do is shake your head! A dear friend told me a while back that he doesn't watch TV, read the paper and seldom listens to the radio.
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RCHS on list of the best schools in U.S.
In Dec. 11 Issue
Late last week, U.S. News & World Report announced Russell County High School among 33 public  Kentucky high schools on their list of 2009's best high schools in the United States, according to RCHS Principal Darren Gossage.

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A&E crew filming 100-year-old story in Russell County
In Dec. 11 Issue
This week it was the 100th anniversary of the brutal killing of a young girl in Russell Count and in the coming week it will be just as long since the man accused of the crime was lynched by a local mob.
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More money in, out during fiscal court meeting
In Dec. 11 Issue
The Airport board was awarded the $5,000 that was already in the fiscal budget, Beckham Wilson will keep his position on the Russell County Ambulance Board and county government is receiving more money than previously expected.
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School gets money to promote good health
In Dec. 11 Issue
Russell Springs Elementary recently received a fitness grant from the Lake Cumberland District Health Department to try and help curb child obesity, according to Assistant Principal Keith Emerson.
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Demolition first steps to start this week
In Dec. 11 Issue
The next steps in the process to bring a new courthouse to the square in Jamestown are underway and demolition is slated to start this week in preparation for the new building.
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Dam work to resume with local input
In Dec. 11 Issue
Things have been quiet on Wolf Creek Dam for the past few months, but that's about to end.
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Kean receives Farm Bureau grant
In Dec. 11 Issue
Bridgett Kean of Jamestown was named recipient of the Kentucky Farm Bureau Women’s Educational Grant.
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Ellis, others lead Lakers to win over Somerset
In Dec. 11 Issue
The Russell County Lakers defeated a scrappy Somerset Briar Jumper team 72-63 Tuesday night to move to 3-0 on the young season.
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Lakers defeat Rebs in rival game
In Dec. 11 Issue
The Lakers downed the rival Casey County Rebels last Thursday night in varsity action, 53-46, at Laker Gym.
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Lady Lakers beat McCreary
In Dec. 11 Issue
Coach Craig Pippen’s Lady Lakers downed McCreary Central Monday night, 51-46, to go 2-0 on the young season.
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Pippen’s bunch scraps to win at Glasgow in season opener
In Dec. 11 Issue
The Russell County Lady Lakers won their opening game last Friday night at Glasgow 56-49.
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RCMS continues winning ways
In Dec. 11 Issue
Coach Michael Carpenter’s Russell County Middle School Lakers have had another good week on the hardwood, winning games against Campbellsville,  Green County and Metcalfe County.
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Laker swimmers get victory
In Dec. 11 Issue
The Laker Swimmers have just completed a very successful week in swimming. 
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May have to disclaim Rudolph!
In Dec. 11 Issue
Where does it end? Will it end? More importantly, how will it end?
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From my window ... by I. C. Toowell
In Dec. 11 Issue
It’s just a few days now until Christmas time will be here and another year will be over and a new one just around the corner.
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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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Jamestown KY 42629
Phone: 270-343-5700
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David Davenport
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Managing Editor:
Greg Wells
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News & Sports Editor:
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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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