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Russell Springs man charged with manslaughter in deadly collision
ONLINE UPDATE-Feb. 20

A Russell Springs man was involved in a deadly crash on Thursday in Green County and criminal charges, including second degree manslaughter, have been filed against him, according to Billy Gregory of the Kentucky State Police.

Fatality arre
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Money from Washington: What will the county get?
In Feb. 19 Issue
The stimulus bill signed this week by President Barack Obama could mean money for local projects like roads, sidewalks, water lines and possibly even a jail.
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Fewer Ky farms, more acres
In Feb. 19 Issue
Russell County farmers took in more than $43 million from the sale of products in 2007, according to the newly released 2007 Census of Agriculture by the United States Department of Agriculture.
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Clean up ordered after neighbors complain
In Feb. 19 Issue
Joyce Hill said she and her neighbors were incensed when they noticed what they said looked like a trash dump near the entrance to their subdivision.
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Wendy’s joins ranks of local restaurants clearing the air
In Feb. 19 Issue
As of February 1st, Wendy's in Russell Springs, in the interest of public health, voluntarily chose to go smoke free.
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RS Council donates for tourism
In Feb. 19 Issue
The Russell Springs City Council donated $1,250 to the Russell County Baseball Boosters at their regular monthly meeting last Thursday and agreed to give that amount again after June 30 if the city's budget can take the hit.
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Lakers defeat Madison Southern; Amy Gossage named Basketball Queen
In Feb. 19 Issue
The Russell County Lakers defeated Madison Southern on Tuesday night at Laker Gym by a score of 53-42 to move to 20-5 on the season.

Amy Gossage was crowned the 2009 Basketball Queen on Tuesday night. Gossage is the daughter of James and Sherry Gossage. Her escort was Nick Rizenbergs, who is the son of David and Penny Rizenbergs.
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Lady Lakers throttle Lady Maroons, 63-42
In Feb. 19 Issue
The 14-10 Lady Lakers pulled off a much needed win on Monday night, 63-42, over the Lady Maroons of Pulaski County at Laker Gym.
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RCHS teams lose at Adair County
In Feb. 19 Issue
The Russell County Lakers and Lady Lakers were both defeated on the road Friday night at rival Adair County.
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Laker freshmen win district title, Lady Lakers are runner-up
In Feb. 19 Issue
The Russell County Laker freshman boy’s team captured the 16th district title this past weekend in Cumberland County while the freshman Lady Lakers were runner-up for their district title.
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Russell County downs Madison Southern

ONLINE UPDATE-Feb. 17

The Russell County Lakers defeated Madison Southern Tuesday night at Laker Gym, 53-42. Before the game Amy Gossage was crowned the 2009 Basketball Queen.

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Lady Lakers throttle Pulaski, 63-42
ONLINE UPDATE-Feb. 17

The 14-10 Lady Lakers pulled off a much needed win on Monday night, 63-42, over the Lady Maroons of Pulaski County at Laker Gym.

The Lady Lakers had three players in double figures, led by LeeAnn Grider's 18 points followed closely by Lindsay Ramage's 17 points. Both players also grabbed nine rebounds each.
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Lakers, Lady Lakers fall at rival Adair Co.

ONLINE UPDATE-Feb. 14

The Russell County Lakers and Lady Lakers were both defeated on the road Friday night at rival Adair County.

The Lakers lost 59-44 to the Indians. Bryon Ellis led Russell County with 19 points in the game. Adair County's Darren Ballou, who's signed to play at Morehead St. next season, had 23 points.

The Lady Lakers were defeated 43-37 by Adair County in the night's first game. The ladies were led in scoring by LeeAnn Grider with 18 points. Adair County was led by McKenzie Martin's 16 points.

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RC family appears on A&E’s ‘Paranormal State’ to find answers on home’s haunting
In Feb. 14 Issue
Russell County News
A Russell County family was featured on A&E’s hit ghost show “Paranormal State” this past Monday night, looking at the case of a possible haunting at a home in the northern part of the county.
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Russell County Hero: Acting on instinct
In Feb. 14 Issue
Russell County News
It was a Saturday in Somerset and a local family was shopping, when suddenly the whole situation looked like something out of police drama.
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Thoughts from the Lower 40: I, of the storm
In Feb. 14 Issue
Russell County News
First things first…
I must express my sincere appreciation for the many calls and comments concerning last week's column.
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Cruisin': Air Suspension Advantages
In Feb. 14 Issue
Russell County News
I have been asked several times over the past about Air Suspension in classic vehicles. I didn’t know a lot about it so I did some research and this is what I found.
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Debbie does Discourse
In Feb. 14 Issue
Russell County News
Not since that ill-fated summer of 1968 when I was 13 years old, growing up in the mountains of Appalachia, Ky. have I felt such hope (yes, cliché I know) as I do with our new president, Barack Obama.
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In My Opinion ... by Ron Phillips
In Feb. 14 Issue
Russell County News
“A failure to act, and act now, will turn crisis into a catastrophe.” These strong words were uttered by President Obama in an address given on February 4th.
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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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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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