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OSS race this weekend
In May 14 Issue
For those with a need for speed, Lake Cumberland is the place to be this weekend as Offshore Super Series Powerboat Racing Association makes its Kentucky debut with the Lake Cumberland Grand Prix, May 15-17, at Halcomb's Landing adjacent to Wolf Creek Dam on US 127 just south of Jamestown.
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Many firsts for exchange students
In May 14 Issue
Numerous countries from across the globe were represented by foreign exchange students at Russell County High School this school year and three of those young ladies sat down recently and talked about their experiences this year.
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Big crowd for auditorium's first event
In May 14 Issue
The first-ever community event held in the new Russell County Schools’ Auditorium/ Natatorium Complex was a community prayer service that coincided with the 58th annual National Day of Prayer, according to Bro. Tony Stephens, minister at Jamestown Christian Church and a member of the Russell County Ministerial Association, which organized the event.
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Court, conflict
In May 14 Issue
The simmering dispute between County Judge-Executive Mickey Garner and Magistrate Greg Popplewell came briefly to the surface at this week's fiscal court meeting, and Jamestown was criticized by members of the court.
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Cost up, bid delay?
In May 14 Issue
Members of the Russell County Property Development Board heard this week that there are more costs and possible delays in construction of a new courts' building in Jamestown.
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From my Window ... by I.C. Toowell
In May 14 Issue
Ah! The Good Ole days.....
THE YEAR 1909
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Honor for their services!
In May 14 Issue
When we were a young man, we were always so impressed with the members of our armed forces.
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12th region girls tennis action begins Friday
In May 14 Issue
The Lady Laker Tennis team will be traveling to Berea College this Friday, May 15th, to begin play in the Girls 12th Region Tennis Tournament.
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Laker Boys tennis show improvement at regional
In May 14 Issue
The Boys 12th Region Tennis Title came down to the finals of the Boys Singles as undefeated and No. 1 seed Kyle Jeffries of Casey County faced No. 2 Seed Kyle Chadwick of Mercer Co.  As the last day of competition began, Casey and Mercer were tied for the team lead with 11 points apiece.  
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‘Bob from Jamestown’ gives his take on Calipari’s new look Cats
In May 9 Issue
Russell County News
Russell County’s most famous Kentucky Wildcat basketball fan, “Bob from Jamestown,” says he is looking forward to the program’s direction under new head coach John Calipari and said he believes UK will be back in the Final Four within two years.
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Happy Mother's Day
In May 9 Issue
Russell County News
There is no way to quantify, qualify or otherwise itemize what a mother means in anyone’s life. Others have tried and some have come near to the mark.
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Thoughts from the Lower 40: Daddy Sang Bass
In May 9 Issue
Russell County News
"But dad..."
Man, I wish I had a dollar for every time I’ve heard that lately.
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In My Opinion ... by Ron Phillips
In May 9 Issue
Russell County News
It’s starting to become clear that the party’s not over!  “Tea Party” that is! 
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Debbie does Discourse
In May 9 Issue
Russell County News
President Obama recently passed his first 100 days in office, and so far, so good. Not one to rest on his laurels, President Obama has hit the ground running.
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Cruisin': Pride in Your Ride Car Show
In May 9 Issue
Russell County News
The Masonic Lodge 941 of Russell Springs is holding a car show today in downtown Russell Springs.
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Big Race to hit lake next weekend
In May 7 Issue
Jasper, president of State Dock, said there will be sufficient space for boats to tie up along the race course during the upcoming Lake Cumberland Grand Prix.
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ESPN to hit local airwaves on revamped WJKY
In May 7 Issue
ESPN Radio is coming to Russell County. Jeff Hoover with Laker Country WJRS 104.9 FM said this week that WJKY 1060 AM will soon become ESPN Radio 1060, covering both national, regional and local sports.
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Murder suspect surrenders in Tennessee
In May 7 Issue
A Russell Springs man wanted for murder surrendered to police in Tennessee last Friday afternoon, according to Trooper Billy Gregory with the Kentucky State Police.
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Roberto De Jesus Gomez
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Center opens: Ribbon cut at auditorium / natatorium
In May 7 Issue
The county's largest meeting facility, its premier entertainment venue, and the biggest competition swimming facility all opened last Sunday.


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Sheriff featured in magazine
In May 7 Issue
Local Sheriff Larry Bennett was featured recently in Kentucky Law Enforcement Magazine.

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Sheriff Larry Bennett
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Chase ends in wreck, injuries, charges
In May 7 Issue
Responding to a reckless driving complaint Deputy Sheriff Nick Bertram said he  attempted to make a routine traffic stop on a Camaro, and the chase was on, but it ended quickly in a wreck.

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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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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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