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Lakers take district crown

ONLINE UPDATE-May 20

The Russell County Lakers took home the 16th district baseball title at Laker Field Wednesday evening after defeating Clinton County 8-0 in the championship game.

Quinton Warriner picked up the win on the mound for the Lakers who picked up the eight runs on eight hits. Coach David Rexroat said he was proud of his team's performance as well as their 1-0 semifinal win over Metcalfe County.

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Lake Cumberland Grand Prix hailed as success
In May 21 Issue
Despite Saturday's thunderstorms and Sunday's cold winds, Lake Cumberland Grand Prix by all accounts drew surprisingly large crowds and was a successful inaugural event.
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Cooperative writes checks
In May 21 Issue
A record nearly three-quarters of a million dollars in dividends were paid to members of the Duo County Telephone Cooperative, according to one of the board's directors.
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Russell Springs Elementary honored
In May 21 Issue
Russell Springs Elementary was recently recommended by the Kentucky Department of Education Instructional Equity Team as a statewide resource, or “model school,” according to Principal Kathy I. Hammond.
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Taste of Japan comes to local schools
In May 21 Issue
Keiko Fukuzaki, a Japanese Outreach Coordinator from the University of Kentucky, recently spent May 5th and 6th with students and teachers in Russell County.
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Russell Springs nails down grant
In May 21 Issue
The city of Russell Springs was recently awarded $1,000 in "Let's Paint the Town" funds to go toward paint and awnings that will be used for the ongoing revitalization of downtown, according to Russell Springs Mayor Hollis DeHart.
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Baseball & Softball teams slam the first round
In May 21 Issue
Coach David Rexroat's Laker baseball team found a way to win by the slimmest of margins over visiting Metcalfe County at Laker Field on Monday afternoon in the opening round of the 16th District baseball tournament. On Tuesday, Coach Trent Tarter's Lady Laker softball team picked up a shutout victory over visiting Cumberland County, 5-0, at Lady Laker Field in the opening round of their district tournament.
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DeHart gives annual budget talk at council meeting
In May 21 Issue

Russell Springs Mayor Hollis DeHart gave what he called his "annual budget talk" at last Thursday's Russell Springs City Council meeting following the first reading of the city's budget ordinance for 2009-2010, ordinance 2009-04.
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Be informed about your government
In May 21 Issue
My name is Megan Chapman and for the past three years I have been attending Liberty University, and while it is not the political Mecca it once was my passion for government and political issues has been nurtured and grown there.
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From my Window ... by I.C. Toowell
In May 21 Issue
An elderly woman walked into the local country church. The friendly usher greeted her at the door and helped her up the flight of steps.
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Why not a master plan?
In May 21 Issue
A master plan for the Lake Cumberland area is to be reviewed and discussed next week by the U.S. Corps of Engineers.
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Ellis, Wilson make state track championships
In May 21 Issue
This past weekend, the Russell County High School track team traveled to  West Jessamine for the Class AA Region 5 Championships.
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Lady Lakers do well at weekend tennis regional
In May 21 Issue
For Ce Ce Witten, the Girls 12th Region Tennis Tournament was all love and bagels.  The sophomore from Boyle County served up four straight 6-0, 6-0 wins as she marched unscathed to her fifth straight 12th Region Singles Title.
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See our Lake Cumberland Grand Prix 'Pix'
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23rd Annual Catch A Rainbow Kids Fishing Derby Planned for Sat, June 6th, 2009
What began as a small event in 1986 has now blossomed into one of the largest events of it’s kind in the country, and as in past years, volunteers and staff are excitedly gearing up for the 23rd Annual Catch A Rainbow Kids Fishing Derby.  This year’s event is scheduled for Sat, June 6th, 2009.  Location will be at Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery.
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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Presents 2009 Southeastern Regional Director’s Honor Awards

Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery Biological Science Technician Chris Murphy and Friends of Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery, Inc Vice President Tony Thomas were among employees and volunteers honored with Southeast Regional Director’s Honor Awards by Sam D. Hamilton, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Southeast Regional Director.  The awards were presented in Atlanta on Monday, May 5th, 2009.

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Event Schedule for May at Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery

School will be coming to a close at the end of the month, but there’s still time to visit Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery for a great day of hands-on learning!  So if you are an educator looking to bring a group of students out for the day, there’s still time to make your plans!  Whether you have an hour to spare or an entire day free, our staff will work to ensure you enjoy a wonderful day of fun-filled activities that will better connect your students to the aquatic world around them.  For more information, or to schedule a date, please contact Amanda Patrick, Environmental Education/Outreach Specialist, at 270-343-3797 or via email:  Amanda_Patrick@fws.gov

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Fair Oaks celebrates National Nursing Home Week
In May 16 Issue
Russell County News
Residents of Fair Oaks Nursing Home in Jamestown spent the week in recreational and social activities as National Nursing Home Week took center stage, according to Carol Newcom, activities director at the facility.
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Thoughts from the Lower 40: A Wild Hair
In May 16 Issue
Russell County News
(Oh boy, this is gonna’ be a good one!)
Irony.
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In My Opinion ... by Ron Phillips
In May 16 Issue
Russell County News
CDC Confirms Lexington Man’s H1N1 Virus!  H1N1 Virus is the politically correct name for the Swine Flu, but is this a medical crisis or an economic one?
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Debbie does Discourse
In May 16 Issue
Russell County News
I have stared at a blank piece of paper all week, trying so hard to think of something to write about.
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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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