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**UPDATE** 911 Call Thought to be False Has been Resolved

Update to a story reported earlier on WJRS NEWS. State Fish and Wildlife officers have confirmed to WJRS NEWS this morning that there will be…

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Two Arrested Sunday

Two persons were lodged in the Russell County Detention Center early Sunday morning in separate incidents. 34-year-old Cody W. Murray of Jamestown was arrested by…

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New COVID-19 Cases in Russell County

The weekend was not good for COVID-19 cases in Russell County.    On Saturday, County Judge-Executive Gary Robertson announced that Russell County had FIVE new confirmed…

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Hay Barn Caught Fire Saturday

Thanks to the quick response of the Eli Fire Department Saturday night, a barn full of hay was saved from total loss. Eli Fire Chief…

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2020 State Real Property Tax Rate Has Been Set

The Kentucky Department of Revenue has set the 2020 State Real Property Tax Rate at 12.2 cents per $100 of assessed value. The state property…

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One Person Charged with Murder after a Deadly Shooting in Pulaski County

One person is dead following a shooting Wednesday night in neighboring Pulaski County According to reports, just before 9:30 Wednesday night Bobby Ross shot and…

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Black Lives Matter Protest in Jamestown Wednesday Evening

It started as a peaceful protest by two persons on the square in Jamestown yesterday afternoon, but led to a heated exchange of words and…

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Structure Fire in Russell County Wednesday

The Eli Fire Department was called out yesterday afternoon to a report of a structure fire on Pine Top Road in eastern Russell County. According…

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RC Schools Asking for Public Input on Plans for the Upcoming School Year

Superintendent Michael Ford and the Russell County school district is seeking input from parents as plans are being made for the upcoming school year. In…

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Josh Branscum Elected State Representative

 Josh Branscum is the new State Representative-Elect for Russell County and the 83rd district. Final vote results were released yesterday in Russell, Clinton and Cumberland…

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