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Russell County Farm Bureau recognized with top honors in KFB’s Safety Challenge Awards competition

November 23, 2022

  Louisville, KY (November 23, 2022) – Russell County Farm Bureau won top honors for its region of the state in the 2022 Safety Challenge Awards competition during Kentucky Farm Bureau’s annual meeting in Louisville. The award was given to Russell County Farm Bureau for its support of the Russell County Extension Office “Farm Safety…

Gov. Beshear, Kentucky State Police Welcome Thirty-Eight New Troopers to Enhance Public Safety throughout the Commonwealth Cadets complete more than 1,000 hours of training to strengthen the safety of Kentuckians

November 18, 2022

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 18, 2022) — Today, Gov. Andy Beshear and the Kentucky State Police (KSP) announced that 38 cadets have graduated the agency’s training academy and are now ready to report for duty across the commonwealth with a focus on creating a better and safer Kentucky. “The Kentucky State Police has a long history of serving…

Doctor of Physical Therapy program at University of the Cumberlands receives Candidate for Accreditation status New DPT program begins January 2023

November 10, 2022

Williamsburg, Ky. – November 10, 2022   The new Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program at University of the Cumberlands recently received Candidate for Accreditation status by the Commission on Accreditation on Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE). Classes for the DPT program begin January 2023, with students able to finish their degree in just six semesters.…

Commodities Given Thursday at First Baptist Church

November 9, 2022

Thursday November 10, 2022 Judge Gary D. Robertson and the Russell County Fiscal Court in conjunction with the Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland program will be giving out commodities at the First Baptist Church in Russell Springs beginning at 11:00 until all commodities are given away. Next month’s location will also be at First Baptist Church…

LWC to Hold 20th-Annual Veterans Appreciation Luncheon on Friday

November 9, 2022

COLUMBIA, KY – The Lindsey Wilson College community will hold its 20th-Annual Veterans Appreciation Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. CT on Friday, Nov. 11, at the VFW Post 6097, 500 Greenhills Drive, Columbia, Kentucky. The luncheon is free and open to all area veterans and their spouses. A special presentation will be given by U.S. Marine Corps-Lance Corporal, Retired, Chaplain…

Russell Springs City Officials Receive KLC Training Awards

November 8, 2022

LEXINGTON, KY – The Kentucky League of Cities (KLC) recently recognized three Russell Springs city officials for their achievements in city governance. KLC presented Mayor Eddie Thomas, Code Enforcement Officer Brian Stephens, and Planning and Zoning Administrator Jeramy Coffey each with a Level III Master of City Governance award.   KLC administers the City Officials…

Project to Realign U.S. 127 in Russell and Clinton Counties Entering New Phase

October 27, 2022

Will include 5 new bridges, surfacing work SOMERSET, Ky. (Oct. 27, 2022) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 8 Office announces the start of a new phase of a long-awaited project to put U.S. 127 in a new alignment in Russell and Clinton Counties. The next phase, which will cost $105 million, involves a 6 mile…

LWC presents the 28th-annual Safe Halloween

October 25, 2022

COLUMBIA, KY. – Area children and their family members are invited to the 28th-annual Lindsey Wilson College “Safe Halloween.” The annual trick-or-treat event for children will begin in the Doris and Bob Holloway Health & Wellness Center, 299 Williams St., on Monday, October 31. Groups will leave around every five minutes during the 6 –…

Russell County High School Seniors Participate in Governor’s Scholars

October 25, 2022

      FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 21, 2022) — In its 40th year, 1,051 outstanding Kentucky seniors representing 119 counties completed the Kentucky Governor’s Scholars Program (GSP) this summer. The residential program focuses on enhancing Kentucky’s next generation of civic and economic leaders through educational and career opportunities. Fellow scholar Gov. Andy Beshear, a GSP…

Bear hunting regulations streamlined

October 20, 2022

Bear harvest quotas eliminated; changes in effect Oct. 20 FRANKFORT, Ky. (Oct. 20, 2022) — Simplified bear hunting regulations are now in place in Kentucky. Regulation changes proposed by the Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission received final legislative approval on Oct. 20. Gone are the eight zones and harvest quotas that shut down a season once…

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