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RHS Announces Homecoming Week Schedule

Russell Champion MascottRussell High School's 2016 Homecoming Week is Monday, October 3 through Friday, October 7. This year's theme is Rock 'n' Roll.

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Hunting, Fishing and Trapping Amendment on November Ballot

kansas wildlife and parksIn addition to voting for their chosen candidates and other important matters in the November 8, 2016 general election, voters will decide whether to amend the Kansas Constitution's Bill of Rights to add a constitutional right to hunt, fish and trap wildlife.

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Candidate Forums to Air on SHPTV

Kansas CandidatesLearn more about the candidates vying for state elections through Smoky Hills Public Television's Kansas Candidates program.

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North Water Tower Maintenance to Begin

City of Russell LogoAs part of the City of Russell's ongoing preventative maintenance program, Utility Services Group of Pittsburg, Kansas will perform maintenance on Russell's north water tower.

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Man Arrested for Meth Possession

Drug Arrest 2A man walking along Highway 40 just west of Russell Saturday afternoon was arrested for possession of meth.

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FHSU Grows Into Third Largest University in Kansas

Fort Hays State UniversityWith an all-time high enrollment of 14,658, Fort Hays State University has become the third-largest university in Kansas, public and private.

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Russell Community Weekend Food Bag Program Seeks Donations

Canned GoodsThe Russell Community Weekend Food Bag Program, an effort started two years ago to help hungry children in Russell, is growing and seeking donations.

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