The 12U All Star softball team is two wins away from qualifying for the Little League World Series. Coach Reggie Roy joins the morning show once again to talk about the game and previews tonight's matchup against Indiana.
The Russell County 12U softball team won its first game on Sunday in the Super Regionals. The team is back in action Monday morning against Nebraska at 9:00 a.m. Coach Reggie Roy calls into the morning show to talk about the win Sunday.
Tony Kerr talks today with Regina Haugen and the President of Somerset Community College, Dr. Casey Castle discuss how Somerset Community College will utilize the new Lake Cumberland Regional College and Workforce Center and what the college is offering. Next, Superintendent Michal Ford joins the show to discuss the upcoming school year.
The Russell County 12U softball team won the state championship on Friday night. The team now heads to Super Regionals this Sunday in Indiana. Coaches and members of the team stop by the thank the community for support and promotes a couple of fundraisers this week.
RCHS Athletic Director Michael Carpenter and members of the Russell County 12U Softball team stop by to talk about their upcoming state tournament in Grayson, Kentucky. A car wash will be at Fivestar on Thursday, July 8th from 9:00 am to 1:00 p.m. taking up donations for the trip.
Christian Naylor, Youth Pastor for Russell Springs First Baptist Church comes on the morning show to talk about the 4th of July Celebration happening at the church on Sunday, July 4th. The event gets underway at 6:30 p.m. with free food, inflatables, and fireworks.
Today, Jeff and Tony talk with Russell Springs Mayor Eddie Thomas and Russell Springs City Park Pool Manager Hollie Miller. Mayor Thomas discusses projects happening in Russell Springs and Miller gives information on activities at the city pool.
All Things Russell covers the first round of the 4th region baseball tournament as Coach David Rexroat talks with Jeff and Tony about the season and the coming post-season. Jeff and Tony then shift gears and talk with Dustin Adkins with the Russell County Jaycees about the upcoming fair.
Hospice of Lake Cumberland's Euretha Godby and Jamestown First Baptist Church Pastor Scott Russell join Sean Hammond to discuss a support group starting on Monday, May 24th at 5:00 pm. The support group will be for people who lost someone due to COVID-19. The group will be at Jamestown First Baptist Church.
The Russell County Honor Guard will be setup this Friday, May 14th from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm at the intersection of 127/80 in Russell Springs. Please come out and help support the local honor guard. The Russell County Honor Guard is also looking to add new members to the group. For more information, call Billy Carroll at 270-585-0943.
Jeff and Tony talk with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet on driver licensing services being moved to regional offices. All Things Russell also talks with RCHS Assistant Principal Anthony Darnell on graduation and prom.
Director of the SCC Russell and Casey Center, Regina Haugen joined the morning show on Tuesday. Regina discussed the drive-thru open house at all SCC campuses coming up on Thursday, April 15th from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m.
The Russell Springs Masonic Lodge is holding a breakfast fundraiser to help raise money to pay for batting cages for Russell County Little League. Tom Ellis joins the morning show to discuss the fundraiser.
The Laker boys basketball season came to an end with a loss in the opening round of the 16th District Tournament on Monday night. Listen back to the final game of the season for the Lakers. Congratulations to Coach Bill Carson and all the players on another good season.
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.