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RS Council offers land to county for new jail
In Jan. 29 Issue
If there is a new Russell County Jail to be built it would seem to have found a home.
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Weather wallop
In Jan. 29 Issue
Before dawn Tuesday, homes were losing power to an ice storm that was sending tree limbs and power lines crashing down.
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Local car sales mixed
In Jan. 29 Issue
Russell County's new and used car businesses have seen varied sales recently amidst the current economic recession, according to local dealership owners and managers.
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Fix or repair, not trade-in
In Jan. 29 Issue
It isn't good news for Detroit, or for local dealers but repair shops and parts dealers are happy with a trend they are noticing.
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Digital delay
In Jan. 29 Issue
As television stations and consumers prepare to transition to an all digital broadcast system, viewers and stations may have additional time to get ready for the changes.
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Firefighters work blaze at Russell Springs home
In Jan. 29 Issue
An early morning house fire in Russell Springs on Sunday sent five people to the local hospital with smoke inhalation and destroyed the home, according to Russell Springs Fire Chief H.M. Bottom.
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Business as normal for school board at monthly meeting
In Jan. 29 Issue
Despite the state missing a payment for food service last month the school district has a $3.7 million balance and approved an $18.4 million tentative budget for the coming fiscal year.
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That warm and secure feeling?
In Jan. 22 Issue
News from Washington  gave us another eye opener this week.
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Snow is here; travel is hazardous and unsafe
ONLINE UPDATE-Jan. 28

The snow has arrived in Russell County. Late this morning, the precipitation changed over to snow and forecasts predict a total of 1-3 inches in the Lake Cumberland area.

Numerous wrecks have been reported already this morning and officials are urging everyone to stay off the roads while the winter storm passes through the region.
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Local emergency shelters are open
Online Update 27 January
Those people who face a night without electricity have a safe haven. Russell County Emergency Services Director H.M. Bottom said the Emergency Operations Center will remain up and running through the night to monitor conditions.
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Gov. Beshear declares state of Emergency
Online Update 27 January

Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear has declared an emergency in Kentucky because of a powerful winter storm. The declaration enables state resources to be mobilized to assist cities and counties in coping with power outages and other damage wrought by ice and snow.

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Technology changes how to locate tax forms
Officials with the Department of Revenue in Frankfort reported that paper tax forms are no longer available in local libraries or post offices.
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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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