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All Things Russell 12-3
Jeff and Tony talk about Christmas on the Square taking place in Jamestown. 
30:40
December 3, 2021
Laker Sports Talk Episode 12
Laker Sports Talk returns after a week break following Thanksgiving with RCHS alum and Lindsey Wilson College golfer Chase Carpenter joining the show, plus a roundup of Laker Sports News.
28:45
December 2, 2021
WJRS Food for the Needy Drive is Underway
Kem Bell and Pastor Rick Neff stops by to talk about the annual WJRS Food for the Needy Drive. 
09:55
December 1, 2021
Russell Springs United Methodist Church Hosting a Night of Hope
Associate Pastor Dennis Price with Russell Springs United Methodist Church talks about the Night of Hope at the church this Thursday, December 2nd. 
08:28
December 1, 2021
Lakers vs Somerset
Russell County Lakers vs Somerset from Tuesday, November 30th. 
01:25:20
December 1, 2021
Russell County Lady Lakers vs Somerset 11-30
Lady Lakers vs Somerset on Tuesday, November 30th. 
01:18:22
December 1, 2021
Christmas on the Square in Jamestown is this Friday
Marisa Ramsey and Lindsey Westerfield join Sean on the morning show to give more information about this Friday's Christmas on the Square in Jamestown event. 
06:02
November 30, 2021
All Things Russell 11-26
Jeff and Tony talk about the Russell County Jaycees Toys for Tots Radio Auction, the WJRS Food for the Needy Drive, and they preview the Russell Springs Christmas Parade happening Saturday, November 27th. 
48:30
November 26, 2021
Laker Sports Talk Episode 11
Episode 11 features Russell County High School Athletic Director Michael Carpenter joining the show to talk about possible realignment, the upcoming basketball season, and much more. We also recap the week in Laker Sports and name this week's LST Athlete of the Week.
25:02
November 18, 2021
Rook Tournament Returns to Russell County Rescue Squad
Russell County Rescue Squad Commander Rick Godbey stops by to talk about the return of the always popular Rook Tournament that the Russell County Rescue Squad hosts. 
12:43
November 11, 2021
Laker Sports Talk Episode 10
Episode 10 of Laker Sports Talk features football coach Ryan Richardson talking about his decision to step down as Laker Football Coach, along with a look at sports in Russell County.
21:54
November 11, 2021
Vaccine Mandate Update
CEO of Russell County Hospital Patrick Branco stops by to talk about the newest vaccine mandate for healthcare workers. 
22:46
November 10, 2021
The Russell Springs Christmas Parade Returns
Russell Springs Mayor Eddie Thomas and Christopher Ramsey join Sean Hammond on Mornings in Midtown to talk about the return of the always parade Christmas Parade in downtown Russell Springs.
05:46
November 8, 2021
Lakers vs Allen County-Scottsville (Playoffs)
The 2021 football season came to and end for the Russell County Lakers on 11-5. 
02:21:47
November 7, 2021
All Things Russell 11-5
Jeff and Tony go over the history of Duo County Telephone now known as Duo Broadband. Guests including former employees join the program to talk about their experience working for the company. 
01:01:15
November 5, 2021
Coach Ryan Richardson Show 11-4
Coach Ryan Richardson previews Friday night's playoff game against Allen County-Scottsville.
59:34
November 5, 2021
Laker Sports Talk Episode 9
Greg Lundy joins the show to talk about Russell County Laker Basketball, his first high school head coaching job, and more. We also highlight middle school basketball, band, football, and swim and dive.
19:41
November 4, 2021
Lakers vs Larue County
Russell County vs Larue County football from Friday, October 29th. 
01:56:27
October 30, 2021
All Things Russell 10-29
Jeff and Tony broadcast live from the Russell County Public Library. 
59:13
October 29, 2021
Sheriff's Office having Facebook Auction for Lake Cumberland F.O.P.
Russell County Sheriff Derek Polston stopped by to talk about the Facebook Auction the Sheriff's Department is having Friday and Saturday, November 5th and 6th. 
06:31
October 29, 2021
Chamber Banquet is tonight
Rhonda Redmon with the Russell County Chamber of Commerce stops by to promote the Chamber Banquet happening Thursday, October 28th. Lance Burton, Master Magician is the featured entertainment. 
08:21
October 28, 2021
Laker Sports Talk Episode 8
Zac talks with Laker Head Football Coach Ryan Richardson as the Lakers prepare for the regular season finale against Larue County. Zac also announces the Laker Sports Talk Laker Athlete of the week.
19:19
October 28, 2021
Respiratory Care Week
Paula Mann and Brittany Haste stop by to talk about Respiratory Care week and what is has been like working in the profession during the COVID-19 pandemic. 
06:06
October 27, 2021
Free Yard Sale this weekend at Clearfork Baptist Church
Brittany Emerson from Clearfork Baptist Church joins Mornings in Midtown to talk about a free yard sale at Clearfork Baptist Church. Items will given away this Saturday at the church from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 
06:12
October 26, 2021
RCH CEO Patrick Branco Gives a COVID-19 Update
CEO of Russell County Hospital Patrick Branco stops by to update the status of COVID-19 at the Russell County Hospital. Branco also discusses the COVID-19 booster. 
21:36
October 25, 2021
Russell County vs Allen County-Scottsville
Russell County vs Allen County-Scottsville from Friday, October 22nd. 
01:42:02
October 23, 2021
Russell County Middle School Y-Club is taking up canned goods for the community
Jason Davidson, teacher at the Russell County Middle School and with Y-Club stops by to talk about a "reverse" trick-or-treat to take up canned goods here in Russell County. 
06:11
October 22, 2021
Masonic Lodge Hosting Blanket Drive
Tom Ellis with the Russell Springs Masonic Lodge stops by to talk about a blanket drive the lodge is participating in to help out the homeless population in the community. 
06:22
October 21, 2021
Laker Sports Talk Episode 7
We're back with Episode 7 of Laker Sports Talk, discussing volleyball with Lady Laker Head Coach Faith Womack and several members of the Lady Laker Volleyball team. We also catch up on the latest with middle school basketball, football, and other Laker sports.
25:47
October 21, 2021
Halloween Party takes place Saturday, October 30th at Pizza Man in Jamestown
John Gotch, Owner of the Pizza Man restaurant stops by to promote a Halloween Party happening at the restaurant. 
04:51
October 20, 2021
Fresh Off the Farm Tractor Pull Returns to the Fairgrounds in this Saturday
Samuel Gosser with the Russell County Jaycees talks about the Fresh off the Farm Truck and Tractor Pull happening this weekend. 
08:54
October 20, 2021
Funny H.M. Bottom Story
Lou Ann Flanagan joins the morning show to share a hilarious story about H.M. Bottom releasing parakeets at the Russell County Jaycees Fair. 
03:26
October 19, 2021
Tribute to H.M. Bottom
Russell County Judge-Executive Gary Robertson and others who have worked close with H.M. Bottom pay tribute. 
17:02
October 18, 2021
Lakers vs Elizabethtown
Russell County vs Elizabethtown football game from Friday, October 15th.
02:17:38
October 16, 2021
All Things Russell 10-15
Jeff and Tony broadcast live from the new People's Café on the square in Jamestown. 
59:08
October 15, 2021
Coach Ryan Richardson Show 10-14
Coach Ryan Richardson previews Friday's game against Elizabethtown. 
58:51
October 15, 2021
Laker Sports Talk Episode 6
We're back with Episode Six of Laker Sports Talk, discussing basketball with Lady Laker Head Coach Brett Blankenship, middle school basketball, upcoming district tournaments, and all the latest in Laker Athletics, plus a roundup of college football in the bluegrass.
50:05
October 14, 2021
Convoy for Kids is Saturday, October 23rd
Russell County Jaycee Glen Whitis stops by to talk about the upcoming Convoy for Kids fundraiser. The fundraiser is on Saturday, October 23rd will all proceeds going to the Toys for Tots. 
05:40
October 12, 2021
Trunk or Treat Information
Russell Springs Mayor Eddie Thomas stops by to announce the return of Trunk or Treat on Main Street in Russell Springs. 
08:19
October 11, 2021
Laker Sports Talk Episode 5
Russell County Laker Soccer Assistant Coach Ramie Hutchison joins the show to talk about Russell County Soccer winning the 16th District Championship and the future of Russell County Laker Soccer. Zac and Sean talk about the latest in college football, give some upset picks, and the worst college football game of the season this week.
47:02
October 7, 2021
Game Changer Movie to be Shown Tonight at Key Twin Cinema
Joel DeVisser, Writer and Producer for the film "Gamechanger" joins us to talk about the movie and invites everyone to the free showing tonight and tomorrow. 
15:35
October 4, 2021
Lakers vs Franklin-Simpson
Lakers vs Franklin-Simpson from Friday, October 1st. 
01:27:39
October 2, 2021
All Things Russell for Friday, October 1st
Jeff and Tony go over the history of First National Bank in Russell Springs. Charlene Harris and Ronald Hopper join the show to give some stories and share information relating to the history of the bank 
57:09
October 1, 2021
Coach Ryan Richardson Show for Thursday, September 30th.
Coach Richardson talks with Tony Kerr ahead of the Lakers matchup with Franklin-Simpson. 
58:30
October 1, 2021
Laker Sports Talk Episode 4
We're talking golf on Laker Sports Talk this week as girls golf coach Melinda Wright and golfer McKenzie Trautman join the show, as well as boys coach Charlie Anderson. Zac and Sean also talk about the weekend of college football, and we reveal this week's Laker Sports Talk Athlete of the Week.
56:54
September 30, 2021
Hope for Homeless Third Annual Sleep-Out is October 8th
Teresa Murray stops by to talk about the Hope for the Homeless Group and give more information on the upcoming sleep-out. 
05:18
September 29, 2021
Lakers vs Warren-Central
Listen back to the Russell County vs Warren-Central football game from Friday, September 24th. 
01:49:54
September 24, 2021
All Things Russell 9-24
Jeff and Tony talk with Dr. Richard Perkins about the Creelsboro festival this weekend and they go over a little history about Creelsboro. 
43:33
September 24, 2021
Laker Sports Talk Episode 3
Laker Sports Talk is back with Episode 3 as Regan Helm and Bryce Bailey join the show, and Zac and Sean talk about the latest in college football in the bluegrass. Plus, the LST Athlete of the Week is announced, and we talk about the latest in the Laker Sports World.
49:48
September 23, 2021
Russell County vs Warren East
The Lakers played in their first district game of the season on Friday, September 17th. 
02:26:27
September 19, 2021
All Things Russell for Friday, September 17th
Jeff and Tony talk with Janette Marson, Director of Tourism in Russell County about the summer tourism in the county. 
56:11
September 17, 2021
Coach Ryan Richardson Show for Thursday, September 17th.
The Laker football team is back on the road Friday for the first district game of the season. Lakers take on Warren East at 7:00 p.m. 
59:25
September 17, 2021
Governor Andy Beshear Comments on the state of the Pandemic in Kentucky
Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear came on the show to talk about the Special Session that concluded last week and his thoughts on the legislation passed in response to the pandemic. The Governor also gives more details on how dire the situation is for Kentucky hospitals and those who are not vaccinated. 
10:53
September 16, 2021
Amen Sisters Holding a Worship on Main Saturday
Sherri Coffey, with the Amen Sisters stops by to talk about the worship service taking place this Saturday on the Billy Grider Stage on Main Street in Russell Springs. 
09:15
September 16, 2021
Laker Sports Talk Episode 2
Laker Sports Talk is back with Episode 2 as Faith Womack and Michael Carpenter join the show. Zac and Sean also talk about the weekend of college football and the LST Athlete of the Week is revealed.
51:44
September 16, 2021
Fresh Off the Farm Tractor Pull Returns to the Fairgrounds in October
Russell County Jaycee Samuel Gosser stops by to talk about the Fresh off the Farm Truck and Tractor Pull. The pull is happening on Saturday, October 23rd at the Fairgrounds. 
07:26
September 15, 2021
Russell County vs Casey County
The Laker Football team got their first win of the season on Friday, September 10th at Casey County. Lakers are back on the road Friday, September 17th at Warren East. 
01:54:46
September 13, 2021
Movies in Beck Park return Friday, September 10th.
Jamestown Mayor Nick Shearer stops by to talk about the City bringing Movies in Beck Park back after a year off due to the pandemic. 
11:30
September 10, 2021
Coach Ryan Richardson Show for Thursday, September 9th.
Coach Richardson talks about the recent layoff due to COVID-19 and previews Friday's matchup against Casey County.
58:23
September 10, 2021
Laker Sports Talk Episode 1
In the first episode of Laker Sports Talk, Zac talks about the latest in Laker Sports, Ryan Richardson joins the show, Zac and Sean talk about the opening of college football and the first LST Athlete of the Week is revealed.
25:30
September 9, 2021
All Things Russell 9-3
Jeff and Tony talk with Dr. Larson with UK to discuss cicadas and the impact they have had this year. Then, Kentucky Senator Max Wise joins the show to talk about the possible Special Session of the Kentucky Legislature. 
01:02:18
September 3, 2021
Russell Springs Masonic Lodge Holding Gun Raffle Fundraiser
Masonic Lodge Member Tom Ellis talks about the gun raffle the Russell Springs Masonic Lodge is doing to help raise funds for some of their community projects. 
05:00
August 31, 2021
Russell County Schools Switch to Virtual the Rest of the Week
Superintendent Michael Ford stops by to talk about the difficult decision to switch Russell County Schools to an all virtual format the rest of the week. 
10:36
August 31, 2021
New Podcast Coming to Laker Country
A new weekly podcast on Laker Sports coming soon to Laker Country. 
00:20
August 27, 2021
All Things Russell 8-27
Jeff and Tony go over a variety of topics today. Jack Hudson joins the show first to talk about acquiring the Jamestown Café with his partner, Phillip Gaskins. Judy Withers, Chief Nursing Officer with the Russell County Hospital joins the program to talk about the situation at the hospital in regards to COVID-19. WJRS News Director Zac Oakes stops by to talk about an interview he had with leadership at the Russell County Hospital in regards to COVID-19. James Gray with the Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery talks about changes made recently in light of the surge in COVID-19 cases. 
59:40
August 27, 2021
Fall Armyworms are Causing Issues for Farmers
Russell County Ag Extension Agent Jonathan Oakes stops by to give everyone tips on how to treat an infestation of fall armyworms on land. 
06:44
August 27, 2021
Musical this Weekend at Star Theater
The Star Theater Presents "Bright Star" beginning this Friday. Lindsey Wilson Gosser stops by with more information about the musical. 
08:39
August 26, 2021
Sheriff's Charity Ride is this Saturday
The first annual South Central Kentucky Sheriff's Charity Ride is this Saturday. Russell County Sheriff Derek Polston has more details...
07:05
August 26, 2021
Russell County Honor Guard Flag March
The Russell County Honor Guard is holding a Flag March and free concert, this Saturday beginning at 4:30 p.m. Honor Guard Commander Frank Irvin stops by to give more details on the event. 
06:36
August 24, 2021
Russell County vs Adair County
Russell County Laker Football kicked off the 2021 season on the road in Adair County. 
02:29:43
August 21, 2021
All Things Russell Friday, August 20th
Kentucky Education Commissioner Jason Glass joins the program to discuss dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic in Kentucky schools and other issues. Tony and Jeff then preview tonight's Russell County Adair County football game. 
55:59
August 20, 2021
Coach Ryan Richardson Show for Thursday, August 19th.
The 2021 Laker Football season kicks off on Friday, August the 20th. Coach Richardson talks about the offseason and the Lakers opponent on Friday, Adair County. 
59:41
August 20, 2021
Lake Cumberland Bluegrass Festival Starts on Friday
The Lake Cumberland Bluegrass Festival returns this Friday. Moochie Hart stops by the WJRS studios to talk more about this year's lineup. 
09:57
August 18, 2021
All Things Russell, Friday, August 13th
Today on All Things Russell, Jeff and Tony talk with Russell County Schools Superintendent Michael Ford about the mask mandate for Kentucky schools and what parents should expect. Russell Springs Police Chief Tim Pierce then joins the show to talk about his recent experience with COVID-19. 
56:25
August 13, 2021
Russell Springs First Baptist Church Car Show is this Saturday
Russell Springs First Baptist Church will be hosting its first annual car show this Saturday, August 14th. Everything is slated to get underway around 11:00 am with the cars and there will be food vendors on location. At 1:30 p.m. first responders from across the county will stop by to show off their vehicles for the kids. Christian Naylor, Youth Pastor at Russell Springs First Baptist stops by the studios to talk more about the event. 
05:57
August 10, 2021
Russell County Rescue Squad Receives Grant
The Russell County Rescue Squad has received a grant to purchase equipment for swift water rescue. Squad Commander Rick Godbey stops by to give more details about the grant. 
08:32
August 6, 2021
All Things Russell Friday, July 30th
Shanna Tarter, new Principal of Russell County High School joins the program. Tarter talks about her background leading up to becoming Principal, and her goals for the job the local high school. 
51:07
July 30, 2021
12U Softball Team wins again
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. 
04:50
July 27, 2021
Russell County 12U Softball Defeats Illinois in Super Regionals
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. 
02:54
July 26, 2021
All Things Russell Friday, July 23rd
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. 
54:31
July 23, 2021
Russell County 12U Softball wins State!
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. 
05:15
July 19, 2021
BPW Organization is Holding a Fundraiser on Saturday, July 10th
Barbara Sharpe, with the Russell County Business and Profession Women's Organization stops by to tell folks to come out the annual vendors fair on Saturday from 9-2 at the Russell County ANC. 
04:49
July 9, 2021
Russell County 12U Softball is Headed to State
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. 
05:42
July 7, 2021
Mayor Nick Shearer Thanks Everyone for Helping Make Lakefest Possible
Jamestown Mayor Nick Shearer stops by to talk about the success of the 2021 Lakefest. Shearer also gives his appreciation to the hard work of so many to help make this year's celebration possible. 
08:27
July 6, 2021
All Things Russell 7-2
Jeff and Tony are live from the Jamestown Square to talk about Lakefest. They talk about the history of the celebration with all sorts of guests. 
01:01:19
July 2, 2021
Youth League Football Signups Soon
Russell County High School Football Coach Ryan Richardson stops by to talk about sign-ups for youth league football. 
06:08
July 1, 2021
The Driving Eyes Perform this Saturday at Lakefest
Members of The Driving Eyes stop by to talk about their upcoming performance at Lakefest and perform an all time favorite on the morning show. The Driving Eyes take the stage at 6:00 p.m. Saturday. 
08:06
July 1, 2021
Russell Springs First Baptist Church 4th of July Celebration
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. 
04:22
June 30, 2021
All Things Russell 6-25
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.
52:07
June 30, 2021
RCH CEO Patrick Branco
Russell County Hospital CEO Patrick Branco stops by to discuss the relaxing of most restrictions at Russell County Hospital and plans for the Health Fair. 
11:32
June 25, 2021
Free Outdoor Movie Night
Russell Springs United Methodist Church is having a free outdoor movie night on Friday, June 18th. Sherri Coffey comes by to give more information on the event and invites everyone to come on out. 
06:46
June 18, 2021
Carol Burnett Variety Show at the Star Theater
Performers participating in the Carol Burnett Variety Show join the morning show to talk about the specific performances and when folks can come watch. 
06:30
June 15, 2021
All Things Russell 6-11
Today, Jeff and Tony are live from the Russell County Jaycees Fair to talk about the history of the Russell County Fair. Guests include Larry Holt, Lou Ann Flanagan and more. 
01:05:47
June 11, 2021
Sara Simmons performs at the Russell County Jaycees Fair
Sean Hammond talks with Sara Simmons who will be preforming at the Russell County Jaycees Fair Thursday, June 10th beginning at 7:00 p.m. 
07:14
June 10, 2021
Lakers vs Franklin-Simpson
Laker baseball team vs Franklin-Simpson in the 2nd round of the 4th Region tournament. 
02:33:37
June 8, 2021
Lakers vs Barren County 4th Region Tournament
Russell County starts 4th Region tournament play against Barren County. 
02:23:54
June 6, 2021
All Things Russell 6-4
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. 
52:01
June 4, 2021
Russell County Jaycees Fair Starts Saturday
Russell County Jaycees Dustin Adkins and Brad Russell talk about this year's Russell County Jaycees Fair and the work that goes into planning the annual event. 
08:17
June 4, 2021
Russell Springs Masonic Lodge Fundraiser
Tom Ellis with the Russell Springs Masonic Lodge talks about a fundraiser the Russell Springs Masonic Lodge is doing at the Russell County Jaycee's Fair. 
04:57
June 3, 2021
Lakers vs Clinton County 16th District Championship
Russell County vs Clinton County in the 16th District Baseball Championship. 
01:39:54
June 1, 2021
Lady Lakers vs Cumberland County
Lady Lakers vs Cumberland County in the first round of the 16th District Tournament. 
01:51:52
May 31, 2021
All Things Russell 5-28
Jeff and Tony talk with Larry Holt about Horse Racing and the Russell County Jaycees Fair. 
01:00:39
May 28, 2021
The Church at Indian Hills Meets this Sunday
Jeric Devore, one of the Pastors at Russell Springs First Baptist Church discusses the Church at Indian Hills, a Ministry of Russell Springs First Baptist. 
05:12
May 28, 2021
Samuel Gosser on the Fresh-Off-The-Farm Truck and Tractor Pull
Russell County Jaycee, Samuel Gosser joins the morning show to discuss the truck and tractor pull Monday, June 7th at 7:00 pm. 
05:19
May 28, 2021
Dr. Stephanie Jones Answers COVID-19 Vaccine Questions
Dr. Stephanie Jones, with Jamestown Healthcare answers common questions on the COVID-19 vaccines and clears up some common misconceptions on the vaccine. 
10:54
May 27, 2021
All Things Russell 5-21
Jeff and Tony talk with Tony Sloan and David Cross on the history of the Rowena Community. 
01:02:48
May 21, 2021
Hospice COVID-19 Support Group
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. 
06:28
May 20, 2021
Lady Lakers vs Campbellsville
Russell County Lady Laker Softball vs Campbellsville from Wednesday, May 19th. 
01:48:43
May 20, 2021
Lakers vs Casey County
Russell County Laker Baseball vs Casey County from Monday, May 17th. 
01:59:56
May 18, 2021
ATR 5-14
All Things Russell is on each Friday morning at 8:00 on Laker Country 104.9 
53:35
May 14, 2021
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