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Vehicle drives through Five Star gas station
First responders were called out to Five Star gas station at around 9:40 last night after a vehicle drove into the gas station. No injuries were reported from the incident. Officers from the Russell Springs Police Department, Russell County Sheriff’s Office, Kentucky State Police and Jamestown Police Department responded to the scene, along with 10 firefighters from the Russell Springs Police Department.
Russell Springs man arrested by KSP on drug charges
A Russell Springs man was arrested by Kentucky State Police on drug charges yesterday afternoon. According to reports, 33-year-old Justin Emerson was arrested by Kentucky State Police and charged with possession of methamphetamine – third or more offense, possession of drug paraphernalia, public intoxication of a controlled substance, and other charges.
Russell County man sentenced for defrauding 2 non-profit organizations
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) - A Russell County man was sentenced last week for defrauding two Russell County area non-profit organizations. U.S. Attorney Michael A. Bennett of the Western District of Kentucky and Special Agent in Charge Michael E. Stansbury of the FBI Louisville Field Office made the announcement. According...
Area Arrests 12/04/23
Justin Emerson,33, of Russell Springs - arrested on Monday afternoon by KSP for Possession of Methamphetamine and Drug Paraphernalia, Public Intoxication, Non-Payment of Court Costs, Fees, or Fines, Contempt of Court, and Failure to Appear. Lodged in the Russell County Detention Center. Ashley Nichole Vibbert, 30, of Manchester, KY -...
Russell Springs Fire Department Responds After Vehicle Strikes 5 Star
Russell Springs Volunteer Fire Department (RSVFD) Vehicle Collides with Business at 40 SK Lane, No Injuries Reported. Russell Springs, KY – The Russell Springs Volunteer Fire Department (RSVFD) was dispatched at approximately 9:42 PM on December 4, 2023, following reports of a vehicle colliding with a business located at 40 SK Lane. Fortunately, there were no injuries reported in the incident.
State Police to perform traffic safety checkpoints
Kentucky State Police Post 15 will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints in the Post 15 area. These checkpoints will be conducted as part of Post 15’s highway safety efforts. Troopers will be checking for violations of Kentucky traffic and regulatory laws relating to motor vehicle equipment safety, licensing of...
Adair County Farm Bureau recognized for outstanding membership and program achievement
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Dec. 1, 2023) – Adair County Farm Bureau was recognized during the 104th Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) annual meeting in Louisville for its outstanding membership and program achievement in 2023. The award honors county Farm Bureau offices that meet the company’s profitability requirements and whose insurance policy growth meets or exceeds its annual growth goal.
Fire Department Dispatched To House Fire On Karen Drive
On Saturday, December 2nd, 2023, Columbia – Adair County Fire Department was dispatched at approximately 14:34 hours to 53 Karen Drive on a report of a bathroom on fire inside of a residence. Upon arrival there was heavy smoke & fire showing from the bathroom & master bedroom area...
Davis sentenced to 2+ years in federal prison for theft from local nonprofits
A Russell Springs man was sentenced to 2 years and 3 months in federal prison for stealing more than $300,000 from two local nonprofits. 57-year-old Charles Davis was sentenced last week after prosecutors say he stole funds from the Russell County Arts Council and ArtWorks Community Arts Education. Davis pleaded guilty to two counts of wire fraud.
Stolen Vehicle Batteries and Burglary Tools Found in Greensburg U-Haul, Driver Arrested
Discover how a U-Haul truck parked illegally in Greensburg led to a surprising discovery. Police found 72 stolen vehicle batteries, burglary tools, and marijuana inside. The driver, linked to a previous theft, was promptly arrested. Tune in for the full story.
Discovering Russell Springs: A Hidden Gem in Russell County, Kentucky
Welcome to Russell Springs, a charming neighborhood located in Russell County, Kentucky. With a population of 2,657, Russell Springs offers residents a sparse suburban feel and is known for its small-town charm. Whether you're a retiree or a family looking for a close-knit community, Russell Springs has something to offer for everyone.
Open Your Homes and Hearts: The Puppies Of gradyville, KY Need You!
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of gradyville..
School board approves plans for new practice field
The Russell County Board of Education approved plans for a new practice field as part of the new athletic complex. Superintendent Michael Ford gave WJRS News more details about the plans. The practice field comes with a price tag of about $116,000. The school is using contingency funds built into...
Russell County Cheer wins Smoky Mtn. Regional, headed to nationals
The Russell County High School Cheer team won both the Large Coed and Game Day Divisions at the Smoky Mountain Regional over the weekend. The victories secure a spot for the Lakers in the National High School Cheerleading Championships in Orlando. The Laker cheer team will also compete in the...
Unveiling Greensburg: A Close-Knit Community with a Suburban Rural Mix Feel
Welcome to Greensburg, a charming town in Green County, Kentucky. With a population of 2,308, Greensburg offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and a close-knit community. In this essay, we will explore various aspects of the neighborhood, including its population, median home value, public and private schools, neighborhood rankings, crime and safety, resident diversity, median household income, similar places, and current resident reviews. Let's dive in and discover what makes Greensburg such a special place to live.
School board to meet this morning
The Russell County Board of Education will hold a special-called meeting this morning. The board is set to meet at 9 a.m. with five business items on the agenda, including a presentation about possible names for the old area technology center, a proposal regarding the new athletic complex, and a discussion about the middle school’s comprehensive improvement plan.
Police Recovers Stolen U-Haul Truck
A man is facing charges after police found a stolen U-Haul truck. According to Greensburg Police, officers located a U-Haul truck in the NorthGate Shopping center illegally parked in a fire lane on Wednesday (11/29) at around 8:48 a.m. Officer Finn and Officer Stevens immediately recognized the U-Haul truck from...
Adair County Man Arrested on Fugitive Warrant
An Adair County Man was arrested on a Fugitive Warrant on Thursday. Johnathan Crawford, 30, of Columbia, KY was taken into custody by KSP Trooper Sharp on Thursday afternoon. He was lodged in the Adair County Regional Jail.
Recent Sheriff Department Arrests
According to Wayne County Sheriff Tim Catron a vehicle traffic stop on November 30, 2023 has resulted in an Alpha, KY. female being arrested on drug trafficking charges and an Albany, Ky. female on drug possession charges. At approximately 5 pm Deputies Jerry Coffey, Brad Tucker and Derek Dennis were...
Two RCHS students receive Heisman High School Scholarships
Two Russell County High School students are recipients of the Heisman High School Scholarship. Xavier Betts-Jimenez and Amy McGowan are recipients of this year’s award. The Heisman® High School Scholarship was created in 1994 through a partnership between Wendy’s® and The Heisman Trophy Trust. The Heisman Trophy is given annually to the top player in college football.