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Jamestown Man Arrested on Drug and Other Charges

According to jail records, Cody Dix, age 31, of Jamestown was arrested by Deputy Bradshaw and charged with Public Intoxication Controlled Substance (Excludes Alcohol), Drug…

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Vehicle Fire in Russell Springs Monday

Crews were dispatched to a vehicle fire in Russell Springs on Monday. Here was the call as it came through scanner traffic… The fire was…

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Home Destroyed by Fire Sunday Evening

A house trailer, located just outside of Russell Springss, was totally destroyed by fire early last evening.    WJRS News spoke with Russell Springs Fire Chief…

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Funeral Services Limited to Number of Individuals

In the wake of the Coronavirus, funeral homes are now having to take more drastic measures to keep people safe. An order was issued back…

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Courts to Remain Closed Except for Special Matters At least Until April 24th

Chief Justice John D. Minton Jr. announced the new rules on Friday.   The Chief Justice noted the ongoing effort by public health officials encouraging all persons…

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Gas Prices Dropping Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Prices at the pump continue to plummet as people hunker down in their homes and avoid driving during the Coronavirus pandemic. Here’s Paul Miles… Here…

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Notaries Can Use Video Conferencing

It’s going to be easier for notaries across the state to practice social distancing. Secretary of State Michael G. Adams announced notaries can use video…

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State of Emergency in Russell Springs

Mayor Eddie Thomas declared a State of Emergency in Russell Springs on Wednesday. WJRS News spoke with Thomas, who provided more information on the declaration…

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Bill to Provide Economic Relief During Virus Passes State House

Economic relief for COVID-19-impacted businesses and workers–including extended eligibility for unemployment–has received final passage in the Kentucky House and is now headed to Governor Beshear…

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Unemployment Filings Surge Due to Virus

Kentucky residents filing for unemployment benefits have drastically increased in the last week. According to the U.S. Labor Department, 48,847 Kentucky residents applied for unemployment…

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