Bickerdyke 5th Grade Concert Scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 19 Postponed to Thursday, Jan. 26 at 6:30 PM at RMS.

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Huelskamp Asks for Artistic Entries from the Big First

Congressman Tim HuelskampEach spring, a nationwide high school arts competition is sponsored by the Members of the US House of Representatives. The Artistic Discovery Contest is an opportunity to recognize and encourage the artistic talent across the US as well as in each congressional district.


Rollover Injures One

3-5-15 RolloverAt approximately 12:30 AM Thursday Russell County Sheriff's Deputies along with the Russell City Fire Department were dispatched to a rollover wreck in southeastern Russell County according to the Sheriff's Office.


Erratic Driver Report Leads to Drug Arrest

Drug ArrestA report of an erratic driver on Interstate 70 in Ellis County Wednesday afternoon led to the arrest of three men on drug and stolen property charges and the location of a runaway juvenile.


Generator, Air Compressor Stolen

Crime PhotoA generator and an air compressor were reported stolen from a southern Russell County shed Tuesday.


Ladder Fire Truck Replacement Discussed by Russell City Council

Russell City Council 10-7-14The Russell City Council discussed replacement of the Russell City Fire Department's ladder fire truck at its Tuesday afternoon work study.


Russell Students Participate in State Honor Choirs

Sierra KaufmanTwo Russell students were selected and participated in state honor choirs this past weekend at the Kansas Music Educators In-Service Workshop and Convention held at Century II in Wichita February 26 through 28.


County Commissioners Purchase Road Signs, Discuss Tax Valuations

Russell County Commissioners 3-17-14The Russell County Commissioners approved a bid Monday at their regular meeting to purchase new road signs and they also discussed how the price of oil is affecting tax valuations.


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