Local News


2 people were lodged in the Russell County Detention Center on Assault Charges Thursday night.


  • Robert Bledsoe, 70, of Russell Springs was taken into custody by Officer Justice with the Russell Springs Police Department just after 8pm last evening. Bledsoe was charged with Assault, 4th Degree (Domestic Violence; no Visible Injuries) and Resisting Arrest.


  • Tony Russell, 52, of Jamestown was taken into custody by KSP Trooper Brumley and charged with Assault, 4th (Domestic Violence) Minor Injuries and Violation of a Kentucky EPO/DVO.