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Torbett named Mr. Baseball Finalist

(WCYB) — Science Hill's Cole Torbett has been named a Mr. Baseball Finalist in Class 4A, as announced by The Tennessee Baseball Coaches Association. The Toppers staff ace has been solid all year on the mound but also at the plate. Torbett has had multiple strikeout games this season,...
SCIENCE HILL, KY
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Sports Update: Wednesday, May 18th

High school baseball: Somerset knocked off Pulaski Co. in the opening game of the 47th District baseball tournament 6-3. The Jumpers advance to the championship game against Rockcastle Co. Wednesday at 5:30pm. The Rockets advanced by shutting out Casey Co. 6-0 in the first game. Southwestern Warriors 11-1 winners over...
SOMERSET, KY
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Russell Springs Police releases April activity report

The Russell Springs Police Department released its monthly activity report for the month of April. The police department made 10 drug-related arrests, 28 warrant service arrests, and 8 other arrests. The department performed 14 traffic stops, issued 13 traffic citations, and worked 15 auto collisions. The department also performed 38...
RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY
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Russell Springs woman arrested on drug, other charges

A Russell Springs woman was arrested Sunday morning by the Russell Springs Police Department on drug and other charges, according to jail records. Brandie Asher, age 28, was arrested by RSPD Officer Debra Necessary for trafficking in a controlled substance first degree first offense (greater than or equal to two grams of methamphetamine), possession of a controlled substance third degree (drug unspecified), endangering the welfare of a minor, and operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license.
RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY
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Sheriff’s office arrests two for drug trafficking in church parking lot

The Russell County Sheriff’s Office made a pair of arrests Sunday evening after deputies were called to investigate a suspicious person in a church parking lot. According to Sheriff Derek Polston, deputies were called to the parking lot of Mt. Olive Church in the Sano community Sunday evening. Upon arrival, they found a man and woman with a 13-month-old child.
RUSSELL COUNTY, KY
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This is National EMS Week

The Community is very grateful to our local EMS Crews, perhaps this statement from the Monticello Police Department says it best:. We are very thankful for everyone at Wayne County EMS and hope they make time to enjoy special moments together as part of National EMS Week!. Overworked, underpaid, never...
MONTICELLO, KY
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Today is Election Day in Russell County

Today is Election Day in Russell County. Polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. and voters from across the county can vote at one of 3 locations in the county, regardless of precinct. South Kentucky RECC Community Room, 2405 N. Main Street, Jamestown KY. Salem Elementary, 1409...
RUSSELL COUNTY, KY
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Somerset Fire Department chief, firemen take oath

SOMERSET, KENTUCKY (May 16, 2022) — Somerset Fire Department’s new chief and nine firefighters took the oath Sunday afternoon during a swearing-in ceremony at Station 1. Standing before their families, friends, fellow firefighters, and local officials, these first responders swore to uphold the constitutions of their state and country while protecting the residents of Somerset and Pulaski County.
SOMERSET, KY
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New women's ministry and transition consultant joins KBC

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (KT) — Sara Robinson, who has served in ministry roles at First Baptist Church in Somerset since 2008, has been named women’s ministry and transition consultant for the Kentucky Baptist Convention. She was elected unanimously at Tuesday’s Mission Board meeting. She announced the transition to...
SOMERSET, KY
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‘Kevin’s Kids’ concert brings in over $87,000

The ‘Kevin’s Kids’ benefit concert, the first one since 2019 due to the pandemic, brought in more than $87,000 in donations on Saturday night for the children of Russell County through the school district’s family resource and youth service centers. Gaither musician and Russell County native...
RUSSELL COUNTY, KY
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Jamestown Utilities to begin flushing water distribution system

Jamestown Utilities will be flushing their distribution system in the Bernard Ridge and Pleasant Hill areas beginning today, Monday, May 16th, according to city officials. The process should take three to four weeks. Customers could experience some drop in water pressure in the mornings due to this operation. It will...
JAMESTOWN, KY
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Fire Department Run Report for Tuesday

Monticello Fire Department responded to 3 calls for service Tuesday evening. At approximately 7:00 PM fire personnel responded to a smell of smoke in a residence in Green Acres. At approximately 8:30 PM fire personnel responded to a rescue call where a patient had fallen and been injured in a...
MONTICELLO, KY
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Election Day is tomorrow

Tomorrow will be Election Day in Russell County. Polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. and voters in any precinct can cast their ballot at one of three locations in the county. South Kentucky RECC Community Room, 2405 N. Main Street, Jamestown KY. Salem Elementary, 1409 KY...
RUSSELL COUNTY, KY
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Weekend Wrap-Up: Monday, May 16th

Somerset Christian School 15-0 and 15-11 over Buckhorn. Softball- Somerset Lady Briar Jumpers 11 West Jessamine 6. Pulaski County Lady Maroons 8 North Laurel 3. Southwestern Lady Warriors 15 Casey Co. 2. Southwestern 15 Cumberland Co. 0. Pulaski County Lady Maroons 4 Johnson Central 1. Somerset Christian School Lady Cougars...
PULASKI COUNTY, KY
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Monticello Police Call Log

5/10/2022 N. MAIN ST VEHICLE VS DEER- REPORT TAKEN. N. MAIN ST REQUEST SPEAK TO OFFICER- INFORMATION TAKEN. N. MAIN ST REQUEST SPEAK TO OFFICER- INFORMATION TAKEN. CRAIG ST ARREST-LISA HUNLEY-53-BENCH WARRANT FAILURE. TO PAY. N. MAIN ST REQUEST FOR ASSISTANCE-ADVICE GIVEN. 5/11/2022 ROLLING ACRES DR ASSAULT-SPOKE WITH BOTH PARTIES-ADVICE...
MONTICELLO, KY
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Betty Ann Ashbrook

Betty Ann Ashbrook, of Russell Springs, passed away on Friday, May 13, 2022, at T.J. Samson Hospital, in Glasgow. She was 75 years of age. Betty was born at home, in Russell County, on November 23, 1946, the daughter of the late Lewis and Dorothy Richards Robertson. She became a widow at a young age and became a mother and father to seven children. Betty worked away from home doing factory work, grocery work, and housekeeping for people, providing for her family all while running a tight ship at home. She was a nurturing, loving mother. As her children grew up and were married, Betty considered her sons and daughters-in-law as her own.
RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY
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