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Laker Band to receive new, much-needed uniforms
In Feb. 28 Issue
Russell County News
How long has it been since you have had a new pair of pants, slacks or a coat?  A month,  six months, maybe a year?
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RC fighters successful in MMA event at Center
In Feb. 28 Issue
Russell County News
Last Saturday night Somerset’s Center For Rural Development saw some of Russell County’s finest athletes competing in a cage in Mixed Martial Arts action.
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Lakers are finals bound after hard fight
In Feb. 26 Issue
In Monday night's first round of the 16th district basketball tournament, the 22-5 Russell County Lakers defeated the Metcalfe County Hornets in a highly competitive game, 70-57, and now turn their focus toward the district title game on Friday at 7 p.m. against Cumberland County who defeated Clinton County on Tuesday.
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Rescue operator accused of abusing animals
In Feb. 26 Issue
The Facebook page, the blog and the Web page are all gone and the man who ran the Clean Slate Animal Rescue stands accused of nearly 300 counts of cruelty to animals.
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Manslaughter charge comes after wreck
In Feb. 26 Issue
A Russell Springs man involved in a deadly crash last Thursday in Green County has been arrested and had second degree manslaughter charges, among others, filed against him, according to Billy Gregory of the Kentucky State Police.
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Jamestown going for stimulus money
In Feb. 26 Issue
During last Thursday's meeting of the Jamestown City Council, City Clerk Kim Weston red aloud a resolution of authorization on the Jamestown water transmission line.
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One million ahead of last year
In Feb. 26 Issue
The Russell County Hospital Board meeting this month began with a presentation on the new Senior Life Solutions program and was highlighted, along with figures comparing last year's operational loss to this year's profit.
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Lady Lakers see season end at hands of Metcalfe County
In Feb. 26 Issue
Despite a late game surge, the 14-12 Russell County Lady Lakers fell to the Metcalfe County Lady Hornets, 48-41, in the first round of the 16th district tournament on Monday night, ending their season.
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Hoops teams split ACS doubleheader at RCHS
In Feb. 26 Issue
The Russell County Lakers and Lady Lakers ended the regular season last Friday night by splitting a boy-girl doubleheader with visiting Allen County-Scottsville.
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RCHS Swim Team celebrates season, says goodbye to seniors at banquet
In Feb. 26 Issue
The RCHS Swim team banquet was held last Sunday at the Jamestown Christian Church. 
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Fire destroys home in eastern Russell County over the weekend
In Feb. 26 Issue
A fire at a eastern Russell County home on Saturday proved a total loss for its owner, according to Eli Fire Chief Ronnie McGaha.
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Ten indicted by Grand Jury this week
In Feb. 26 Issue
Ten individuals indicted this week in the regular session of the Russell County Grand Jury.
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School board takes care of business
In Feb. 26 Issue
In a short noon meeting this Monday the Russell County School Board approved a state-recommended extension on the date for setting staffing levels and approved a school schedule for the coming year.
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From my window ... by I. C. Toowell
In Feb. 26 Issue
The best twitter in town! Someone told us yesterday, “Hey, I sure like your twitter!”
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Taking care of the problems!
In Feb. 26 Issue
Our nation is facing many, many tough issues. Practically everywhere we turn we are hearing of one problem after another.
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Lakers move on, Lady Lakers have season ended
ONLINE UPDATE-Feb. 24

The Lakers and Lady Lakers opened the 16th District tournament on Monday as they took on Metcalfe County. The Lakers defeated the Hornets in a highly competitive game, 70-57, and now turn their focus toward the district title game on Friday at 7 p.m. against the Cumberland County Panthers.

The Lady Lakers fell to Metcalfe County in the night's first game, 48-41, despite a late comeback attempt, ending their season.

The 16th District tournament is being hosted Cumberland County High School in Burkesville.
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RCHS teams split with Allen County-Scottsville

ONLINE UPDATE-Feb. 21

The Russell County Lakers and Lady Lakers ended the regular season on Friday night by splitting a boy-girl doubleheader with visiting Allen County-Scottsville.

Russell County's boys, 21-5, defeated ACS 59-51 in the night's first game. Senior Bryon Ellis led the way on Senior Night with 17 points.

In the girls game, the Lady Lakers fell behind early and lost 55-33. Russell County, 14-11, was led in scoring by LeeAnn Grider with 15 points.

The Lakers and Lady Lakers open the 16th District tournament on Monday when they take on Metcalfe County. The 16th District tournament is being hosted Cumberland County High School in Burkesville. The Lady Lakers will play at 6 p.m with the boys game to follow at approximately 7:30 p.m..

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