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Turkey season in full swing
In April 25 Issue
Russell County News
With the spring wild turkey season one week in, Russell County turkey hunters have already had a successful first few days in the woods, according to state turkey biologists.
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Cruisin': When did it all start?
In April 25 Issue
Russell County News
Looking back to answer the question, Where did the motor vehicle come from? When did it all start? 
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OSS race first of its kind on Lake Cumberland
In April 23 Issue
All is finally set for the first ever Offshore Super Series Powerboat Racing Association event on Lake Cumberland, according to event director Hilda Legg.

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Keaton retiring, Polston named interim chief
In April 23 Issue
Jamestown Police Chief Mike Keaton is retiring effective May 31 and Jamestown police officer Derek Polston has been appointed interim chief upon Keaton's departure, according to Jamestown Mayor Brooks Bates.
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Racing returns to dragway
In April 23 Issue
Spring sports will once again include drag racing in Russell County. Lake Cumberland Dragway is under new ownership and open for hot rod, high performance competition.
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Stars came out Saturday night
In April 23 Issue
Last Saturday night the Russell County Hospital Auxiliary presented the second annual Dancing with the Stars at Russell County High School with Greg Hammond and Kim Haydon coming away with the top prize.
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Local 911 Dispatcher killed in automobile crash
In April 23 Issue
A Russell County 911 Dispatcher was killed in a late night auto wreck on Tuesday.
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Last day of school, graduation dates set
In April 23 Issue
Unlike the state’s university educators, the teachers in Russell County can expect a 1 percent raise next year, after a vote by the school board Monday night.
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From My Window ... by I.C. Toowell
In April 23 Issue
We normally try to keep this column on a happy note and a place to go for a few laughs or a lighter moment or two.
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Big race is on ...
In April 23 Issue
Official announcements came this week although plans have been underway for months.
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Lakers rebound from E-town defeats with shutout of Clinton County
In April 23 Issue
Coach David Rexroat’s Laker baseball team rebounded from a tough trip to E-town for the Cool Springs Wooden Bat Classic with a shutout of visiting Clinton County on Tuesday afternoon.
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Lady Lakers struggling to pick up wins as season progresses
In April 23 Issue
The Lady Lakers have fallen on hard times as of late, going just 1-5 since last Thursday.
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RCMS Lakers finds success at Boyle County Invitational
In April 23 Issue
The RCMS baseball team had three big wins this weekend when they defeated Oldham County 22-4, West Jessamine 7- 4 and Boyle County, 23-13, according to RCMS Head Coach Chris Taylor.
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RCHS Boy’s track team wins at Larue, Girl’s take second
In April 23 Issue
The boy’s track team takes away a win at Larue County on April 16th. There were seven teams in the competition and having the overall win was very exciting.
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RCMS Girls take Green County track meet
In April 23 Issue
The Russell County Middle School track team traveled to Green County on April 14th and the girl’s team ran away with an overall win.
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Tough week for Laker tennis teams
In April 23 Issue
The Laker Boys and the Laker Girls Tennis Teams tasted defeat for the first time this year.
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RCHS NJROTC academic teams rank high in area, country
In April 18 Issue
Russell County News
Each year the Naval Service Training Command conducts their National Academic Exam for Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps around the country and this year Russell County High School’s three NJROTC academic teams finished 4th, 6th and 7th, respectively, in Area 9.
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Not all bullies carry chainsaws
In April 18 Issue
Russell County News
"Wearing a black T-shirt and carrying a chainsaw," is what one student volunteers as his description of a bully.
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Thoughts from the Lower 40: The Pact
In April 18 Issue
Russell County News
The two of us sat there...not saying much.
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Debbie does Discourse
In April 18 Issue
Russell County News
I am not a creature of change.
I believe most of us tend to look back on our childhood with nostalgia and view it as a better, more wholesome, a simpler life.
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In My Opinion ... by Ron Phillips
In April 18 Issue
Russell County News
I’m Not Alone!  I am happy to find that I’m not alone. 
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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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Jamestown KY 42629
Phone: 270-343-5700
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Managing Editor:
Greg Wells
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News & Sports Editor:
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Business Manager:
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Production Manager:
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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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