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Two arrested on animal cruelty charges
ONLINE UPDATE-Feb. 13

Two Jamestown residents were arrested Thursday and charged with second degree animal cruelty, according to Jamestown Police Sgt. Jeff Kerns.

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‘Houseboaters of the year’ on Lake Cumberland
In Feb. 12 Issue
When Dennis Salazar bought his first boat in 1970, he never had a thought about one day being named Houseboat Magazine's National Houseboater of the Year, but that's what the waters of Lake Cumberland can do for people with a dream.
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Hitachi plans to close plant, drop workers
In Feb. 12 Issue
Growth and prosperity were all that they'd known at Hitachi Cable, nationally and especially in Russell County.
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Money, plans at Fiscal Court meeting
In Feb. 12 Issue
The Russell County Fiscal Court received $40,000 in fees from the Sheriff's Department and another $85,000 from the County Clerk's Office at the Monday night meeting.
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Noise hearing sour note
In Feb. 12 Issue
The public hearing on a noise abatement ordinance Monday night started with allegations of discrimination by the audience and broke down into multiple discussions amongst different factions in the crowd.
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Changes to over-budget building
In Feb. 12 Issue
The Russell County Property Development Board reviewed new drawings of the planned Judicial Center Monday afternoon.
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Fighting for respect
In Feb. 12 Issue
"I'd like to see people quit thinking of it as a blood sport," said Brian Taylor. "It really is a sport just like boxing."
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Lakers turn focus to state meet
In Feb. 12 Issue
Last Thursday the Laker swim team traveled to Lexington to compete in the Kentucky High School Athletic Association 2009 Region 3 Swimming and Diving Championship.
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Lakers fall to Barren in 2 OT’s; Lady Lakers defeated at both Green and Barren
In Feb. 12 Issue
Both the Lakers and Lady Laker basketball teams fell victim to defeat on Tuesday night in Barren County.
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RCHS hoops defeat Metcalfe
In Feb. 12 Issue
The Russell County Lakers defeated the host Metcalfe County Hornets 63-46 last Friday night in Edmonton.
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Lakers defeat Clinton Co.
In Feb. 12 Issue
Rebounding from a 20-point loss to rival Casey County earlier in the week, the Russell County Lakers showed their toughness by defeating the visiting Clinton County Bulldogs 49-46 in a tough district matchup last Thursday at Laker Gym.
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Lady Lakers get big win over Clinton
In Feb. 12 Issue
Coach Craig Pippen’s Lady Lakers ended a five-game losing streak last Thursday night in Laker Gym, defeating district rival Clinton County 49-41 in nearly a must-win game for the ladies. The ladies’ season record now stands at 12-7.
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‘Houseboaters of the year’ on Lake Cumberland
In Feb. 12 Issue
When Dennis Salazar bought his first boat in 1970, he never had a thought about one day being named Houseboat Magazine's National Houseboater of the Year, but that's what the waters of Lake Cumberland can do for people with a dream.
Click here to read full story.

Lakers, Lady Lakers defeat Metcalfe Co. on the road

ONLINE UPDATE-Feb. 6

The Russell County Lakers defeated the host Metcalfe County Hornets 63-46 Friday night in Edmonton. The district win gives the Lakers a 19-3 record on the year with a 5-1 district mark.

Meanwhile, in the night's first game, the Lady Lakers picked up a 10-point victory over the Lady Hornets, 41-31, giving them a 13-7 overall record and a 4-2 district mark.

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Farmer’s Market, extension office provide free garden classes
In Feb. 7 Issue
Russell County News
Twenty Russell County food producers ventured  out into the cold this past Wednesday and down to the county extension office for the fourth meeting of a series of lectures entitled “Growing Fruits & Vegetables at Home.”
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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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