Cumberland County, KY

Attorney General’s election violation hotline has numerous complaints from Russell, surrounding counties

The Kentucky Attorney General’s Election Violation Hotline received numerous complaints from Russell and surrounding counties during the primary election, either pre-election day, on election day, or after polls closed. In Russell County, the hotline received two complaints pre-election classified as “procedural questions.”. Five complaints were called in Clinton...
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KSP Post 15 to conduct traffic safety checkpoints

Kentucky State Police Post 15 will be conducting periodic traffic safety checkpoints in the Post 15 area, which includes Washington, Marion, Taylor, Green, Casey, Russell, Adair, Metcalfe, Monroe, Clinton, and Cumberland counties. These checkpoints will be conducted as part of Post 15’s highway safety efforts. Troopers will be checking...
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Lawson pitches no-hitter as Lakers defeat Panthers

Nathan Lawson pitched a no-hitter and the Lakers scored 13 runs in five innings as Russell County defeated Cumberland County 13-0 in Burkesville Thursday night. Lawson struck out 14 of 18 batters he faced, as the Lakers avenged an earlier loss to the Panthers just over a week ago. Camden...
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Lady Laker Softball finishes district sweep

The Lady Lakers finished off an undefeated district slate in the regular season with a 7-6 win over Cumberland County at home on Senior Night last night. On Senior night, a couple Lady Lakers had standout performances. Payton Kinnett finished with 4 hits in 4 plate appearances and Tarryn Reynolds picked up 12 strikeouts pitching.

Reynolds K’s 13 as Lady Lakers remain unbeaten

Senior pitcher Tarryn Reynolds struck out 13 batters as the Lady Laker Softball team remained undefeated in district play with a 3-1 win over Cumberland County. The Lady Lakers are now 3-0 in district play on the season and are 12-6 on the season, including winners of their last five.

Laker Baseball, Softball take on Cumberland County tonight

The Laker Baseball and Softball teams will both be in action in district play tonight. The Laker Baseball team will host Cumberland County with first pitch scheduled for 5 p.m. The softball team will go on the road to Cumberland County with first pitch scheduled for 5:30 p.m.

Greenwood run-rules Cumberland County

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) - The Gators continue chomping at the bit. On Friday Greenwood chomped at their rivals from Cumberland County in five innings, 12-1, to win their sixth game in seven outings. The Gators led 6-0 in the second inning and never looked back from there. Greenwood will...

Cumberland Co. to receive state funding for bridge work

Following a request for funding, the Cumberland County Fiscal Court is set to receive $25,600 in County Road Aid emergency funds for a bridge replacement project on Dutch Creek Cemetery Road in neighboring Cumberland County, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has announced. The Cumberland County Fiscal Court is responsible for administering...

Shearer settling in at LCCAA

Nick Shearer is settling into his new role at the area’s largest community-based organization. Shearer talked with WJRS NEWS about how his new position is going…. Shearer, the former mayor of the city of Jamestown, said it was tough leaving a position he had held for seven years…. The...

KY 90 In Cumberland County To Be Temporarily Reduced To One Lane

SOMERSET, Ky. (April 6, 2022) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 8 advises motorists that the KY 90 bridge (mile point 14.1) over the Cumberland River in Burkesville will be temporarily reduced to one lane next week as crews perform routine bridge inspections. The lane closures are scheduled...

Columbia attorney arrested on multiple charges

An Adair County attorney was arrested by Columbia Police on multiple charges Sunday. 48-year-old Bethany Stanziano was arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, and failure to appear charges out of Cumberland County. According to Columbia Police, a traffic stop was initiated on...

Tommy Thurman

Tommy Thurman, age 82 of Burkesville, Kentucky passed away on Monday, March 28, 2022 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset, Kentucky. Tommy was born on February 3, 1940 in Cumberland County, Kentucky, to the late Herriford and Minnie Ebert Thurman. He attended Hanover Church of Christ and was a long time painter.

RCMS Softball moves to 3-0 with win over Cumberland County

The Russell County Middle School Lady Laker Softball team moved to 3-0 on the season with an 8-6 win at Cumberland County Wednesday night. Trailing 5-1 in the 4th inning, the Lady Lakers rallied, scoring six runs in the inning to take the lead. At the plate, Rylen McGowan led...