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Jamestown City Council Met Thursday Evening

The Jamestown City Council had a short, but productive meeting on Thursday evening. Here’s Mayor Nick Shearer following last night’s meeting…

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Local Hospital Names New CEO

The Russell County Hospital Board of Directors met last evening, and the big new coming out of the meeting is the hiring of a new…

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Medical Marijuana Bill Passes House

Medical marijuana took a step forward yesterday in The Kentucky House of Representatives to becoming law.    The House approved the measure on a vote of…

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Library to Remain Closed the Rest of the Day

Library Director Lindsey Westerfield has the details…

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Burn Ban in Effect

A burn ban is now in effect now and will run through April 30th. According to the Kentucky Divison of Forestry, during this time no…

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Couple of Local Meetings this Evening

The Russell County Hospital Board of Directors will meet at 6:00 pm, the meeting will take place in the conference room at the Russell County…

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Record Number of Registered Voters in Kentucky

A record total of just over three point four six million Kentuckians are now registered to vote as of January 31. According to Secretary of…

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Bill to Cap Insulin Costs has Support from the Governor

Governor Beshear throws his support behind legislation that would cap the cost of insulin. The bill would cap the cost for prescription insulin at $100…

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RC Man Arrested on Drug and Other Charges

54-year-old Bill Peterson of Russell County was arrested by Trooper Billy Begley and charged with Possession of a controlled substance, second degree; possession of drug…

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Medical Marijuana Bill Could be Voted on this Week

Momentum continues to build in the push to legalize cannabis for treatment of some medical conditions, after a House committee gave initial approval last week….

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