Sunday's "A Reason for Hope" Benefit Concert in Lucas has been Postponed

United Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Milberger and Olive Branch Chapel and First Southern Baptist Church in Russell are cancelling Sunday services due to weather.

Natoma Christmas Celebration on Sunday is postponed.

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Russell Area Retailers Encouraged to Participate in Plaid Friday

Plaid FridayThe Friday after Thanksgiving means Black Friday to most, but Encore Antiques & Collectables in Russell and other locally-owned, independent businesses across the country, are urging citizens to celebrate Plaid Friday instead.


Commodity Distribution is Nov. 18, 19 in Russell

foodGovernment surplus commodities will be distributed in Russell at two locations next week, one on Wednesday and the other on Thursday.


Russell VFW Hosts Annual Veterans Day Program

VD 2015 1Russell VFW Post 6240 hosted the annual Veterans Day Program in Russell Wednesday morning.


Head-On Collision Injures Two Russell People

CrashTwo Russell people were injured in a two-vehicle head-on collision Tuesday evening about four miles south of Russell on US Highway 281.


Pheasant, Quail Hunting Season Opens Saturday

Pheasant HuntingPheasant and quail hunting season opens this Saturday in Kansas and officials say bird numbers are up from the last couple years.

Read more... Special: Former Russell County Sheriff Starts Unique Hauling Company

HaulyaWichita Eagle - The same group of Wichita entrepreneurs who started Point-Bee, a local competitor to the Uber driving service, are now starting a similar company to haul items instead of people.


USD 407 BOE Discusses Food Service Options

USD 407 BOE 7-13-15The USD 407 Board of Education discussed the possibility of outsourcing the district's food service at its regular monthly meeting Monday evening.


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