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Russell County Honor Guard Donation Event
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. 
09:44
May 12, 2021
Russell County vs Cumberland County
Russell County vs Cumberland County from Friday, May 7th 
02:01:04
May 10, 2021
Lindsey Westerfield
Lindsey Westerfield, Director for the Russell County Public Library talks with Sean about the Dolly Parton Imagination Library and how kids here in the community can sign-up. 
08:32
May 4, 2021
All Things Russell 4-30
Josh Branscum, State Representative joins the show today to talk about the recent Legislative Session. 
58:42
April 30, 2021
Nick Armstrong
Nick Armstrong, member with the Lake Cumberland Breakaway Project gives details on an upcoming benefit ride to take place on May 15th. 
08:37
April 29, 2021
Dr. Barrett Bernard
Dr. Barrett Bernard joins us on the morning show to talk about his horse, Obseso, who will be running in the Kentucky Derby this Saturday at Churchill Downs in Louisville. 
05:16
April 28, 2021
Lady Lakers vs Metcalfe County
Listen back to the Lady Laker Softball Game of the Week. Russell County takes on Metcalfe County on Tuesday. April 27th. 
01:56:42
April 28, 2021
All Things Russell 4-23
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. 
55:56
April 23, 2021
Mayor Nick Shearer
Jamestown Mayor Nick Shearer announces John Anderson as the entertainment for Lakefest 2021. 
06:58
April 23, 2021
Lakers vs Clinton County
Listen back to the Russell County vs Clinton County baseball game from Thursday, April 22nd. 
02:35:53
April 23, 2021
Governor Andy Beshear
Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear talked with Sean Hammond about the current state of the COVID-19 pandemic in Kentucky, and encouraged everyone to get vaccinated. 
12:18
April 22, 2021
Zach Grider
Zach Grider with the Lake Cumberland Swim Association gives information on how you can sign up and what Lakewood Country Club is doing to help more for folks sign up. 
04:16
April 22, 2021
Stephen Hill talks about the Bassmasters Fishing Tournament
The Bassmasters Fishing Tournament is once again coming to Russell County on April 30th. Stephen Hill, with the Russell County Chamber of Commerce give details on the tournament. 
05:55
April 21, 2021
Metro Industrial Services
Sandy Johnston, Regional Manager with Metro Industrial Services talks with Sean Hammond about the new staffing agency coming to Russell County. If you are looking for a job, call 855-715-5627. 
07:30
April 20, 2021
Lady Lakers vs Monroe County
Lady Lakers vs Monroe County
01:43:13
April 18, 2021
All Things Russell 4-16
Jeff and Tony broadcast from the Lake Cumberland Regional College and Workforce Center to discuss the upcoming completion of the building. 
49:01
April 16, 2021
Somerset Community College Drive-Thru Open House
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. 
06:15
April 13, 2021
Masonic Lodge Breakfast
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. 
05:10
April 7, 2021
ATR 4-2
Today, Jeff and Tony talk about the devastating F4 tornado that struck Russell County back in April of 1971. 
51:10
April 2, 2021
Lady Lakers vs Marion County
The Lady Laker Softball team won its first game of the season against Marion County on Tuesday night. 
02:12:43
March 31, 2021
RCH CEO Patrick Branco
CEO of Russel County Hospital Patrick Branco was on the morning show Tuesday. Branco discusses COVID-19 vaccines and how you can get yourself on the list to receive one. 
08:22
March 30, 2021
All Things Russell 3-26
Jeff and Tony talk with Commonwealth Attorney Matthew Leveridge and Russell County Attorney Kevin Shearer on this edition of All Things Russell. 
58:37
March 26, 2021
Lady Lakers vs Bowling Green
Listen back to what would be the final game of the season for the Lady Laker basketball team. 
01:25:33
March 26, 2021
Lady Lakers vs Metcalfe County
Russell County Lady Lakers vs Metcalfe County for the 16th District Championship. 
55:07
March 20, 2021
All Things Russell 3-19
Today, Jeff and Tony discuss a wide variety of topics from littering to the Jaycee's Fair. 
54:20
March 19, 2021
Lady Lakers vs Cumberland County
The Lady Lakers clinched their 12th consecutive appearance to the 4th Region tournament Tuesday with a win over Cumberland County. 
01:24:56
March 17, 2021
Lakers vs Metcalfe County
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. 
01:30:25
March 16, 2021
All Things Russell 3-12
Today's edition of All Things Russell is a conversation with Jeff, Tony, and Byron Crawford. Byron has traveled all over the state and shares a lot of stories. 
01:00:28
March 12, 2021
Lakers vs Glasgow
Listen back to the Lakers boys season finale at home against Glasgow. 
01:35:26
March 12, 2021
Lady Lakers vs Green County
Listen back to the Russell County Lady Lakers vs Green Country from Monday, March 8th. 
01:29:23
March 9, 2021
Lakers vs Wayne County
Listen back to the Lakers vs Wayne County game from Friday, March 5th.
01:13:44
March 8, 2021
Lady Lakers vs Greenwood
Relive Thursday night's game between Russell County and Greenwood. 
01:41:09
March 5, 2021
All Things Russell 3-5
Today's edition of All Things Russell talks about a murder in 1908 that led to a mob taking the suspected murder from prison and hanging him. 
59:30
March 5, 2021
Patrick Branco
CEO of Russel County Hospital Patrick Branco talks about Russell County Hospital being the first hospital in Kentucky to receive the Johnson and Johnson vaccine. 
07:36
March 4, 2021
Reel Java
Reel Java and Creamery is hosting a Murder Mystery Night through the month of March. Heather and Elizabeth give more insight and talk about where the idea came from. 
04:21
March 2, 2021
All Things Russell 2-26
Jeff and Tony discuss last week's program and talk with Superintendent Michael Ford about COVID-19 vaccinations and getting back to in-person learning. 
57:20
February 26, 2021
Terry Russell
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. 
04:05
February 26, 2021
Russell County vs Garrard County
Laker sports is always on LakerCountry 104.9 and online at lakercountry.com 
01:17:19
February 23, 2021
All Things Russell 2-19
Today, Jeff and Tony talk about a mystery surrounding a former Jamestown business that was recently demolished by the city. 
59:37
February 19, 2021
HM Bottom
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. 
05:14
February 15, 2021
All Things Russell 2-12
On today's edition of All Things Russell Jeff Hoover is joined by WJRS News Director Zac Oakes who reveals the winners of the 2021 Best of Russell County Awards. 
46:15
February 12, 2021
Amber Hale
Amber Hale with the KYTC District 8 in Somerset was on the morning show to talk about the department's plans in the event that ice does get onto the roadways
07:56
February 10, 2021
Joy Bullock
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...
05:22
February 10, 2021
HM Bottom
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...
05:27
February 10, 2021
All Things Russell 1-22
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. 
57:42
January 22, 2021
Laker Boys vs Cumberland County
Audio Archives brought to you by Lakewood's Appliance and Furniture in Russell Springs. 
01:04:18
January 19, 2021
Lady Lakers vs Cumberland County
Audio Archives are brought to you by Lakewood's Appliance and Furniture in Russell Springs. 
01:03:40
January 19, 2021
Lady Lakers vs Green County
Go back and listen to the Lady Lakers vs Green County game from January 16th. Audio Archives is brought to you by Lakewoods Appliance and Furniture. 
01:27:26
January 17, 2021
All Things Russell 1-15
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. 
58:24
January 15, 2021
Patrick Branco
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. 
11:09
January 12, 2021
Laker Boys vs Barren County
Listen back to the Russell County Lakers Boys vs Barren County game from Monday, January 11th.
01:36:59
January 12, 2021
Lady Lakers vs Barren County
Listen back to the Russell County Lady Lakers vs Barren County game from Monday, January 11th. 
01:18:17
January 12, 2021
ARC Pregnancy Center
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. 
13:16
January 7, 2021
Russell County Lady Lakers and Lakers vs Taylor County
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. 
02:41:26
January 6, 2021
WJRS Food Drive
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. 
06:12
December 14, 2020
RCH CEO Patrick Branco
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.
07:42
December 14, 2020
All Things Russell 12-11
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. 
01:01:23
December 11, 2020
All Things Russell 12-4
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. 
50:48
December 4, 2020
Calvin Kerr
Calvin Kerr with the Russell County Jaycees joins Sean Hammond on the morning show to discuss the annual radio auction and previews some of the items up for grabs...
05:28
November 25, 2020
Governor Andy Beshear
Governor Andy Beshear joins Sean Hammond to talk about the current state of COVID-19 in Kentucky. 
11:29
November 25, 2020
Russell County vs Warren East (Playoffs)
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. 
01:40:49
November 21, 2020
All Things Russell 11-20
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. 
01:00:25
November 20, 2020
Chamber President Nick Shearer
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. 
08:43
November 17, 2020
Food for the Needy
Brother Rick Neff and Kem Bell stopped by the morning show to talk about this year's WJRS Food for the Needy Drive. 
08:22
November 12, 2020
All Things Russell 11-6
Jeff and Tony spotlight Veteran's Day which is coming up next week and talk with some local veterans and about the Doughboy monument in Jamestown. 
59:48
November 6, 2020
Russell County vs Perry County Central (Partial)
Relive Russell County's victory over Perry County Central from Friday night. 
01:44:08
October 31, 2020
All Things Russell 10-30
Today's edition of All Things Russell is a special one. Tony and Jeff are joined with author, storyteller, and Russell County Native Roberta Simpson Brown. 
58:46
October 30, 2020
All Things Russell Preview for 10-30
Jeff Hoover previews All Things Russell for Friday, October 29th. A Russell County native who is also an author will be on show to tell some scary short stories. 
06:07
October 29, 2020
Russell County vs Allen County
Relive Russell County's victory over Allen County to claim the District Championship. 
02:30:57
October 25, 2020
All Things Russell 10-23
On today's edition of All Things Russell, Jeff and Tony interview the two candidates for school board, Gerald Murray and the challenger James Gray. 
59:60
October 23, 2020
All Things Russell 10-16
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. 
01:03:37
October 16, 2020
Rescue Squad in Need of Donations
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...
10:07
October 13, 2020
All Things Russell 10-9
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. 
01:00:47
October 11, 2020
Hope for the Homeless Information
Teresa Murray and Connie Foster discuss the homeless sleepout happening this Friday. For more information check out the groups Facebook page "Hope for the Homeless". 
06:22
October 5, 2020
Russell County vs Franklin Simpson
Relive Friday nights victory for the Russell County Laker Football team over Franklin Simpson. Lakers now 4-0 on the season. 
02:13:53
October 3, 2020
All Things Russell 10-2
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. 
58:54
October 2, 2020
Trunk or Treat Information
Russell Springs Mayor Eddie Thomas and Jamestown Mayor Nick Shearer discuss plans for Trunk-or-Treat in the Cities of Jamestown and Russell Springs. 
06:34
September 28, 2020
Lakers vs Warren Central
Russel County vs Warren Central 
02:46:28
September 26, 2020
All Things Russell 9-25
Superintendent of Russell County Schools Michael Ford joins Jeff and Tony to discuss the current reopening plan for Russell County Schools. 
59:02
September 25, 2020
Rick Godbey
The Caretaker Riding Club is sponsoring a fundraiser for the Russell County Rescue Squad this weekend. Squad Commander Rick Godbey provides additional details of the event...
06:49
September 21, 2020
All Things Russell 9-18
All Things Russell Friday, September 18th 
59:07
September 18, 2020
All Things Russell 9-11
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. 
59:19
September 11, 2020
Chamber President Nick Shearer
Russell County Chamber of Commerce President Nick Shearer talks about the annual Chamber Golf Scramble taking place Thursday at Lakewood Country Club...
04:30
September 9, 2020
Athletic Director Michael Carpenter
Russell County High School Athletic Director Michael Carpenter gives Laker Football fans information about COVID-19 restrictions. 
08:20
September 8, 2020
All Things Russell 9-4
All Things Russell 
58:41
September 4, 2020
Wayne Belcher
Wayne Belcher with the Kentucky Horseshoe Pitching Association is our guest this morning to discuss the state championships being held in Russell County this weekend, 
06:28
September 3, 2020
Neil Thornbury
CEO of TJ Sampson Neil Thornbury discusses the opening of the new clinic on 127 in Russell Springs. 
03:36
September 1, 2020
Nick Shearer
Jamestown Mayor Nick Shearer discusses the beginning of the water project in Jamestown. 
04:52
August 31, 2020
All Things Russell
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.
01:00:45
August 28, 2020
Lindsey Westerfield
Russell County Library Director Lindsey Westerfield discusses what the local library is doing to help kids around the area with virtual learning. 
05:52
August 25, 2020
Michael Ford
Superintendent Michael Ford discusses the start of school virtually on Wednesday for Russell County Schools. 
11:48
August 25, 2020
ATR 8-21
All Things Russell with Jeff Hoover and Tony Kerr every Friday morning at 8:00 on Laker Country 104.9 
59:44
August 21, 2020
Keith Emerson
Russell County Schools Food Service Director Keith Emerson discusses the meal plan as Russell County Schools will start the school year virtually. 
04:46
August 20, 2020
ATR 8-7
On today's program Jeff and Tony talk about a variety of topics including the light removal in Russell Springs, the water situation in Jamestown, and the recent Russell County Jaycees Fair.
01:03:16
August 7, 2020
Dr. Bill Luckey
President of Lindsey Wilson College, Dr. Bill Luckey talks about the upcoming school year at LWC and precautions the administrators are taking. 
08:06
August 7, 2020
Lieutenant Governor Jacqueline Coleman Interview
Lt. Governor Coleman talks about the need to follow safety guidelines during the 127 yard sale. 
05:48
August 6, 2020
Joe Michael Irvin Final Call to Dispatch
Here's the full audio of Joe Michael Irvin with Russell County Dispatch as he enters retirement. 
02:10
August 3, 2020
RC Jaycees Fair Truck and Tractor Pull
Samuel Gosser gives listeners details on the Truck and Tractor Pull taking place this evening. 
03:04
July 31, 2020
All Things Russell Friday, July 31st
Today's program features Roger Blankenship, who is retiring after 55 years of barbering on the square in Jamestown. 
01:05:13
July 31, 2020
Mayor Eddie Thomas
Mayor Eddie Thomas discusses the stop light being removed from Russell Springs. 
06:11
July 30, 2020
RC Jaycees Fair
Brad Russell talks about the shortened Russell County Jaycees Fair. 
03:50
July 30, 2020
Jonathan Oakes Interview on CAIP Program
Jonathan Oakes stopped by the WJRS Studios to give listeners more information on the CAIP applications for local farmers. 
03:44
July 28, 2020
All Things Russell 7-10
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52:14
July 23, 2020