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Lakers upset top-seeded Warren Central in region play

ONLINE UPDATE-March 7

The Laker basketball team upset top-seeded Warren Central, 65-57, Saturday night in the opening round of the 4th region tournament at E.A. Diddle Arena in Bowling Green.

Coach Willie Feldhaus' team shot 59 percent from the field against the 25-5 Dragons and were led in scoring by Bryson McFall with 17 points, the game's MVP.

The Lakers move on to face Franklin-Simpson on Monday night at 8 p.m. in Bowling Green.

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Friday afternoon parkway crash kills two

ONLINE UPDATE-March 6

A Friday afternoon two-vehicle crash killed two, and injured three others, on the Louie B. Nunn Cumberland Parkway, about seven miles east of Russell Springs, according to emergency officials.

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Contractor soon to begin installing wall into dam
In March 7 Issue
Russell County News
The money recently announced for re-construction of Wolf Creek Dam is not, according to Army Corps of Engineer officials, a new appropriation. It is authorization for this year's appropriation for the multi-year plan.

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City begins Main St. beautification project
In March 7 Issue
Russell County News
Russell Springs city employees began this week the initial stages of preparation and construction on the new decorative and street lighting project on the city’s Main St., according to city employee Jeremy Coffey.
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Thoughts from the Lower 40: Getting pushed around
In March 7 Issue
Russell County News
Can you keep a secret?
OK, good, because guilt is consuming my very soul, and I’ve got to get this off my chest.
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Cruisin': Masonic Lodge Car Show is May 9
In March 7 Issue
Russell County News
As we get closer to the Car Show season upcoming shows are rolling in to tell you about.
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In my Opinion ... by Ron Phillips
In March 7 Issue
Russell County News
Go figure! That’s what a friend of mine use to say when he witnessed something happen that was just plain stupid! 
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Feldhaus, Ellis receive top regional honors
ONLINE UPDATE-March 6

Russell County Head Boys Basketball Coach Willie Feldhaus has been selected by the Kentucky Association of Basketball Coaches as the KABC Regional Coach of the Year representing the 4th Region and Russell County Boys Basketball Senior Bryon Ellis has been selected by the Kentucky Association of Basketball Coaches as the 4th Region KABC Regional Player of the Year.
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Russell Springs man killed in weekend wreck
In March 5 Issue
South of the intersection of Ky-379 and French Valley Road Saturday this morning a single vehicle wreck claimed the life of a local driver and sent his brother to hospital.
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Panthers chew up Lakers’ title dream
In March 5 Issue
The Russell County Lakers (22-6) traveled to Cumberland County High School in Burkesville Friday night looking for back-to-back 16th district championships but ran into a determined Cumberland County Panther basketball team on its home floor that sent them home with a 57-41 loss.
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Bunch appointed Russell County PVA
In March 5 Issue
Brooke Bunch, of Russell Springs, is the new Property Valuation Administrator for Russell County.
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Weather watchers wanted
In March 5 Issue
The annual Russell County Emergency Management and WJRS 104.9 FM severe storm spotter class is scheduled for Thursday, March 5, at 7 p.m. in the circuit courtroom of the Russell County Courthouse to train locals to be official sources for the National Weather Service.
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Budget bucks proposed
In March 5 Issue
In addition to expected benefits from the previously enacted stimulus bill, the House of Representatives has passed the $410 billion Omnibus Appropriations Act (HR 1105) by a vote of 245-178. The U.S. Senate is expected to act on it this week or next.
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Smith honored for service
In March 5 Issue
“I’m surprised and don't have the words,” said Bascum Smith. “When I came on this board in 1959, I never dreamed I'd be at this meeting.”
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‘Kentucky at work’
In March 5 Issue
Gov. Steve Beshear recently unveiled what has been called the "Kentucky at Work" initiative - the details of an estimated $3 billion in stimulus funding from the federal government promised to be invested in Kentucky over the next 28 months.
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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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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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