Schedule Change: Due to cancellation, Russell Co. Free Fair will feature open karaoke tonight from 7-9pm followed by Kevin Morris from 9:30-11pm on Free Entertainment Stage .

UPDATE: Due to rain, Wednesday's Russell / Iola game at "AA" State Legion Baseball Tournament in Marysville now will be played Thursday around 3:30pm. The game will be broadcast on KRSL AM 990, 98.1 FM and streaming on!

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Homecoming Week at Russell High School

Russell Champion MascottIt is homecoming week at Russell High School and a full week of events awaits students, parents and fans.

RHS students will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities from float building to lip sync and class skit competitions. Also, there will be spirit days. Monday is "Tribal Day." Tuesday is "Animal / Animal Print Day." Wednesday is "Duck Dynasty Day." Thursday is "PJ Day." Friday is "Red and Blue Day."

Parents and fans are encouraged to join students on Thursday evening for the traditional pep rally and bon fire around 8pm next to Shaffer Field.

Friday's events include the parade at 2:30pm, booster club tailgate party at 5:30pm, crowning of king and queen at 6:40pm and the football game between Russell and Republic Co. at 7pm.

The events wrap up Friday night with the homecoming dance for students.

The homecoming game, coronation ceremony and parade will be broadcast on Classic Hits 95.9 and here on Click on the listen live link below the Classic Hits 95.9 logo above.

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