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Russell County Administrator Lyon Resigns, Retains Appraiser Position

Russell County CourthouseIt was announced at Monday's Russell County Commissioners meeting that County Public Service Administrator Kenton Lyon has resigned from the position effective immediately.

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Car Burglary Spree Hits Lucas

Crime PhotoSeven incidents of car burglary and theft of items were reported to the Russell County Sheriff's Office Saturday in Lucas.

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Drug Arrest Occurs at Russell Hotel

Drug ArrestAn Oklahoma man was arrested on drug charges early Sunday afternoon at Russell's Inn on South Fossil Street in Russell.

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Midway District Youth Celebrate National 4-H Week

National 4-H Week 2013More than 6 million young people across the country today will be celebrating National 4-H Week, which takes place annually during the first full week of October.

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Reed Sworn In as County Treasurer

Cindy Reed Sworn InCindy Reed of Russell was sworn in Monday morning as Russell County's new Treasurer upon the retirement of Judy Corley.

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UPDATE: Missing Russell Girl Found

Russell Police DepartmentA 13-year-old girl from Russell that was reported missing Thursday morning has been found.

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Kitchen Safety Stressed During Fire Prevention Month

Fire Prevention MonthNationwide, October is Fire Prevention Month and firefighters all across the country throughout October are stressing the importance of kitchen safety to help prevent cooking fires.

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