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Houck Named Sergeant

Sergeant Karl Houck Sworn In 1-13-16Karl Houck has been promoted to Sergeant of the Russell County Sheriff's Office.


USD 407 BOE Discusses Bus Barn, RMS Boiler

USD 407 BOE 7-13-15The USD 407 Board of Education met Monday night and discussed an addition to the district's bus barn at Russell High School and the broken boiler at Ruppenthal Middle School.


Drawn to Illusion Opens Jan. 15

Drawn to Illusion 1The next show opens at the Deines Cultural Center in Russell Friday, January 15 from 5 to 8 PM. Drawn to Illusion features the imaginative art of Robert Joy of Ellinwood and Mike Whelan of Great Bend.


Knights of Columbus Free Throw Winners Announced

KofC Free Throw 2016 1The Russell Knights of Columbus Council 3034 held its 2016 local free throw competition Saturday, January 9 in Russell High School's Amos Morris Gymnasium.


RCACF Awards $6,000 to Russell Community Theater

RCT Grant 1-11-16The Russell County Area Community Foundation (RCACF) in 2014 and 2015 awarded $6,000 in grants to the Russell Community Theater (RCT) to help with lighting infrastructure improvements.


Hays, Russell File Application to Transfer Water from R9 Ranch

Russell City Council Meets with Hays 6-23-15After decades of study, research and planning, Hays and Russell are a step closer to obtaining an adequate and dependable water supply.


Former KRSL Owner Dies

Fred ThompsonFred Lindon Thompson, former resident of Russell and former owner of KRSL Radio, died January 5, 2016 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He was 87 years old.


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