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Cruisin': Ford: 1957-1959
In April 18 Issue
Russell County News
For 1957 there was a big new kind of Ford with the touch of what Ford had planned for the future. This brilliant new automotive package was bigger, easier to enter and more roomier than ever.
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‘Stars’ come out again at RCHS
In April 16 Issue
This Saturday night, the Russell County Hospital Auxiliary presents the second annual Dancing with the Stars at Russell County High School, according to event coordinator Brenda Higginbotham.
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New interchange at parkway approved, construction funded
In April 16 Issue
One of the driving hazards in the county will soon be under repair thanks to the Kentucky General Assembly.
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Court makes donations to race, other events
In April 16 Issue
This week the fiscal court approved donations to several local groups and programs.

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Council told of new market location
In April 16 Issue
At last Thursday's meeting of the Russell Springs City Council Anna Robins, the president of the Russell County Farmer's Market, gave a report on the agricultural program and how people in Russell Springs, and the entire county, could benefit from the healthy selection this summer.
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Two die on US-127 after three-car wreck
In April 16 Issue
An Ohio teenager and a 21-year-old Dunnville man were killed in a three-car wreck on Saturday afternoon just north of the Russell County line, according to Kentucky State Police.
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Popplewell denied by court
In April 16 Issue
The Russell County Fiscal Court passed on two measures put forward by Magistrate Greg Popplewell at this week's meeting.
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From My Window ... by I.C. Toowell
In April 16 Issue
We were watching one of the news programs this past week and they were talking about Michelle Obama and her actions as being the First Lady and the new fashion star.
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Why not have monthly reports!
In April 16 Issue
Why would any county magistrate object to the taxpayers knowing how much of their money was spent on road projects in the various districts?
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Lakers put away Hornets, fall twice at River City Classic
In April 16 Issue
Behind the strong pitching of senior Adam Black, the Laker baseball team put away the visiting Metcalfe County Hornets, 3-1 for their first district win of the season.
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Lady Lakers have mixed results
In April 16 Issue
The Russell County Lady Laker softball team traveled to Lexington this past weekend and played in the Tates Creek Invitational Tournament on Saturday.
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Suspect arrested in check forgery case
Online Update - 13 April
Douglas E. Matthews, 50, of Glasgow was arrested by Kentucky State Police Trooper Dewayne Holder; charged with criminal possession of a forged instrument in Clinton County and another count in Cumberland County and was lodged in the Adair County Jail.  
The charges stemmed from  an ongoing investigation involving forged checks.  An unknown individual has been passing checks on TJ Samson Hospital.  The individual was described at being a white male in his mid 50’s with salt and pepper hair.  
The individual has been cashing counterfeit payroll checks from TJ Samson Hospital with the payroll stub still attached. Along with the checks the individual is producing a photo identification card from TJ Samson Hospital. The perpetrator targets Houchens and IGA stores.
The investigation is ongoing with possible criminal charges in the surrounding counties, according to the KSP.

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Travel through Russell County using Google Street View
In April 11 Issue
Russell County News
Now you can take a trip down U.S. 127 without ever having to step foot inside your vehicle thanks to Google Street View, which mapped the roadway and the Louie B. Nunn Cumberland Parkway through Russell County sometime last year.
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Thoughts from the Lower 40: The Crass Menagerie
In April 11 Issue
Russell County News
I cursed myself, didn’t I? You can tell me-I mean, I figured that’s what happened. I just had to go on and on last week about getting a dog.
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Cruisin': The ‘Sonic’ Shivers
In April 11 Issue
Russell County News
The 2009 Cruise in year got off to a good start Friday night April 3rd at The Sonic Drive In at the Key Village Shopping Center in Russell Springs.
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In My Opinion ... by Ron Phillips
In April 11 Issue
Russell County News
President proclaims that there is “Arrogance” in the US!  
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Corps’ commander offers tour of construction, tourism opinion
In April 9 Issue
The President of Triviicos-Soletanche's joint venture at Wolf Creek Dam said his company has assembled nearly all of the equipment to begin the work of installing a wall inside the dam.
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Bikers battle child abuse
In April 9 Issue
Across the country, blue and silver pinwheels are being displayed during Prevent Child Abuse America's Pinwheels for Prevention campaign to bring to light local efforts in preventing child abuse and neglect.
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Jamestown holds open house at city hall
In April 9 Issue
Jamestown City Hall held its community open house in its new location in the former Monin Pharmacy building last Friday with around 150 people taking advantage of the opportunity to catch a glimpse of the remodeled building, according to Mayor Brooks Bates.
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Census starts
In April 9 Issue
More than 2,000 Kentucky census workers began combing the state this week in an effort to complete address lists in preparation for the 2010 Census, which begins in less than a year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
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From RCHS Band to Carnegie hall
In April 9 Issue
There's an old joke which goes something like, "How do you get to Carnegie Hall?", and instead of getting directions, the poor lost man is always told, "Practice! Practice!"
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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
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Russell Springs KY 42642
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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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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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