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Looking at a past future?
In Jan. 3 Issue
Russell County News
"When in the course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve…"
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In my opinion ... by Ron Phillips
In Jan. 3 Issue
Russell County News
“You’re Killing Me! Those were the words from a caller that I spoke with last Saturday about my opinion articles.
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Lakers, Lady Lakers defeat rival Metcalfe

ONLINE UPDATE-Jan. 3

Both the Russell County Lakers and Lady Lakers defeated district rival Metcalfe County in a doubleheader Friday night at Laker gym.

The 8-2 Lady Lakers, coached by Craig Pippen, won by six, escaping with a 49-43 victory while Coach Willie Feldhaus' Lakers sent Metcalfe County home a 75-43 loser. The Lakers' record on the season now stands at 12-1.

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2008 Year in Review
In Jan. 1 Issue
One thing that can be said of 2008 is it is over, another thing is that it won’t soon be forgotten.
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Fair Oaks five-star rated
In Jan. 1 Issue
A new nursing home ranking system released by the federal government late last month ranked Fair Oaks Health Systems, LLC "much above average" after receiving five out of five stars using their criteria.
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FSA office closes
In Jan. 1 Issue
The Farm Service Agency office in Jamestown is closing.
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Gas prices still low locally
In Jan. 1 Issue
Gas prices in Russell County and the nation have hit a five-year low as prices at the pump continued to fall this week, according to motorist group AAA.
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From my window ... by I. C. Toowell
In Jan. 1 Issue
The New Year always brings the new resolutions. This year we are sure will be no exception and we, along with most of you will again make a big list of resolves that we surely will not keep.
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Cooperation a must in the New Year
In Jan.1 Issue
As we prepare for the new year, our thoughts are directed   to what is the best for Russell County or what can we expect for Russell County.
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RCHS basketball holiday tourney update
ONLINE UPDATE-Jan.1
RCHS basketball teams get wins, losses in holiday tournaments.
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Thoughts from the Lower 40: HO-HO HOLD ON A MINUTE!
In Dec. 27 Issue
Russell County News
I'm a worrier...that's just what I do. I also "fret" on occasion.
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Cruisin': The early Thunderbirds
In Dec. 27 Issue
Russell County News
If Chevy had not introduced the first Corvette in 1953 chances are Ford would have never developed the Thunderbird. The Thunderbird was a two-seater sports car but it was completely different from the Corvette.
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Baahhhh, huh?
In Dec. 27 Issue
Russell County News
Syrup is best left to pancakes. When the letters and emails I get this time of year are dripping with syrupy sentimentality I honestly have a hard time stomaching it.
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In my opinion ... by Ron Phillips
In Dec. 27 Issue
Russell County News
I Quit! Well, maybe. I had to do some soul searching this week to continue with my “Opinion” articles, but here’s at least one more.
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Property owner questions judge’s motives
In Dec. 25 Issue
“‘You guys want to sell that rock quarry,’” Jerry Loy said was the question he got from Russell County Judge Mickey Garner last October.
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Fire subscription service in J-town?
In Dec. 25 Issue
Jamestown Mayor Brooks Bates said that residents that live outside of Jamestown's city limits that receive services from the fire department could soon face a fire subscription fee, much like residents outside Russell Springs now face.
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Winners and losers in this economy
In Dec. 25 Issue
As the recession claims more casualties, many look to pawn brokers, consignment and used merchandise stores to remedy thin wallet syndrome.
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O'Dell in critical condition after wreck
In Dec. 25 Issue
Two Russell County men were injured, and one was flown to the University of Louisville Hospital, last Friday morning when their pickup trucks collided at the newly reconstructed intersection of Blair's School Road and Hales Highway.
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December indictments brought
In Dec. 25 Issue
The Russell County Grand Jury returned indictments against 8 people in their session this week.
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Lakers capture holiday tourney in Fleming County
In Dec. 25 Issue
The Russell County Lakers swept three games this past weekend to capture the Covered Bridge Classic holiday tournament title in Fleming County.
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Lady Lakers blow out Burgin, 77-46, at Laker Gym
In Dec. 25 Issue
The Russell County Lady Lakers defeated Burgin by a score of 77-46 at Laker Gym to improve to 5-1 on the year on Friday night.
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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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Phone: 270-343-5700
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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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