Terry Russell, Public Works Director for the City of Russell Springs talks about the water line repairs happening on 127 across from the Russell County Middle School and what folks in and around that area can expect in terms of water outages and a massive Boil Water Advisory that has been issued.
Russell County Emergency Management Director HM Bottom talks about the Emergency Services activated throughout the county in anticipation of the ice storm and what folks should do in the event their power goes out.
Joy Bullock with South Kentucky RECC was on the morning show Wednesday morning. Bullock talked about procedures in place in the event of power outages, and offered customers tips on how to report those outages and how to track them...
Russell County Emergency Management Director HM Bottom was on the morning show this morning to discuss plans that are in place as a winter storm could impact the region later today and into the early morning hours of Thursday...
Today's edition of All Things Russell is a special one as we pay tribute to Larry "Flash" Wilson who passed away recently. Jeff Hoover, Tony Kerr, Charlie Anderson, David Rexroat, and Ryan Richardson share some stories and memories about Flash.
On today's edition of All Things Russell Jeff and Tony talk about COVID-19 vaccinations in the Lake Cumberland Area and the rollout plan. Congressman James Comer joins the show to discuss the domestic terrorists that stormed that Capitol in Washington DC last week.
Russell County Hospital CEO Patrick Branco joins Sean on the morning show to talk about COVID-19 vaccine distribution, how long does the vaccine offer immunity for, and dispels some rumors going around in the community about the vaccine and vaccine distribution.
Pastor Rick Neff stopped by the WJRS Studios to discuss the need for donations for the local ARC Pregnancy and Support Center. Donations made during the month of January will be matched, for more information call 270-566-0979 or 270-585-3438.
Relive the first basketball game of the season as the Russell County Lady Lakers and Lakers were at home against Campbellsville. We want to give a huge thank you to Lakewood's Appliance and Furniture for being our sponsor of the audio archives on LakerCountry 104.9.
As the WJRS Food Drive is winding down, Brother Rick Neff and Food Drive Coordinator Kem Bell stop by to talk with Sean on the morning show about how donations are going and provide more information on the delivery date for the food certificates.
Russell County Hospital CEO Patrick Branco joins Sean on the morning show to talk about the COVID-19 pandemic and the impact it has had on the local healthcare facility, and when the first batches of the COVID-19 vaccine could arrive here in Russell County.
Jeff and Tony talk today with local businesswoman Leslie Popplewell about a virtual Shop at Home she is hosting. Later on in the program some local business owners come on to talk about their businesses and when they will be on the virtual shop at home. Coach Ryan Richardson also comes on the air to talk about the Laker Discount Cards.
Jeff and Tony are back on the air this week for All Things Russell. First they talk with Calvin Kerr from the Russell County Jaycees about the recent Toys for Tots Radio Auction. Kem Bell, Coordinator of the WJRS Food for the Needy Drive joins the program to talk about the history of the drive and how it looks differently this year. Finally, Lindsey Wilson Gosser, local businesswoman talks about the importance of shopping local and gives information on the Russell County Chamber of Commerce Shop at Home Campaign.
Unfortunately this is the final game of the season as Russell County fell to Warren East in the first round of the playoffs Friday night. Congratulations to Russell County on a fantastic season and good luck to all the seniors.
Jeff and Tony talk with Superintendent Michael Ford about COVID-19 and the effect it is having on the school district, Athletic Director Michael Carpenter about the KHSAA delaying the start of winter sports, and finally Jeff and Tony talk with Matt Cole about REAL I.D. and the regional centers across Kentucky.
The annual Russell County Chamber of Commerce "Shop at Home" campaign gets underway on Monday, November 23rd. Chamber President Nick Shearer talks about the campaign and encourages folks to visit local businesses.
On today's edition of All Things Russell, Jeff and Tony along with special co-host Terry Wariner, talk with Russell County's own Steve Wariner. Tune in to All Things Russell each Friday morning at 8:00 am on LakerCountry 104.9.
Due to COVID-19 the Russell County Rescue Squad is unable to host their big fundraisers that help with expenses for the squad. Rick Godbey, Commander of the Russell County Rescue Squad talked with Sean Hammond on the morning show about what the squad does and how you can donate...
Today's edition of All Things Russell covers wide range of topics. Jeff and Tony talk to Sean Crabtree with the Lake Cumberland District Health Department on COVID-19, Tyler McGowan with the City of Jamestown on the happenings downtown, Matt Gosser on a ministry to help build beds for less fortunate families in the county, and finally Superintendent Michael Ford for an update on school reopening.
On today's edition of All Things Russell, Jeff and Tony talk with Director of the Russell County Library, Lindsey Westerfield. Westerfield discusses programs offered at the library, and Jeff and Tony go over some old newspaper articles.
On today's edition of All Things Russell, Jeff and Tony talk about the 1953 football team at Russell County High School. This was the first team at RCHS although they did not play a single game. Jeff and Tony talk with former players from the 53 team and the 1969 football team which was the first to actually play games.
On today's edition of All Things Russell, Jeff and Tony talk with Chris Godbey and Chris Bell of Russell County High School about virtual learning and how that has gone so far. Mayor Nick Shearer stops by to talk about what is going on in Jamestown, and finally our News Director Zac Oaks joins the program to talk about his decision to join the Laker Country 104.9 staff and his plans for the future of LakerCountry.com.