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Scenic Russell Co., KY: Monument Square by Larry Smith

2013-07-24 - Jamestown, Russell County, KY - Photo by Larry Smith, The WAVE, FM 92.7 radio.
Larry Smith was in Jamestown, KY on a special assignment to cover the local option election for FM 92.7 The WAVE, and FM 99.9, The Big Dawg and this scene caught his eye in one of the prettiest downtowns in America. He commented on signs, the shade, and the many comfortable places for folks to just sit and talk, or cogitate all by themselves, and something missing from too many downtowns today, beautiful, mature shade trees. Incidentally, the local option election was went counter-trend. It was won by those for keeping Russell County bone-dry. No alcoholic beverages with meals in Jamestown - for now. But just a couple of dozen votes decided the two precinct election. - CM

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