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Cline Named Elementary Principal, MINUTES INCLUDED

Adam ClineAdam Cline of Russell has been named the new principal of Simpson and Bickerdyke Elementary Schools in Russell.

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Russell County Fireworks Ban Lifted

Russell County Commissioners 3-17-14The Russell County Commissioners voted to lift the Russell County fireworks ban for the July 4 weekend at their regular meeting Monday.

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Senator Moran Accepting Applications for Fall 2014 Internships

Senator Jerry MoranUS Senator Jerry Moran announced Tuesday he is accepting applications for congressional internships in his Washington, D.C. and Kansas offices for fall 2014.

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Local Wheat Harvest May Begin This Week

wheat seedWarmer temperatures and windy conditions are in the forecast for most of this week, leading local officials to predict the annual wheat harvest in Russell County may start later this week.

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RCACF Supports Natoma Community

Russell County Area Community Foundation LogoThe Russell County Area Community Foundation recently announced several projects and opportunities helping the Natoma community.

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Mississippi Court Orders New Sentencing for Gillett

Roger GillettThe Mississippi Supreme Court has thrown out the death sentence handed down to Roger Lee Gillett and ordered him re-sentenced.

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Longtime City of Lucas Employee Dies of Electrocution

ElectrocutionLucas Mayor Jennifer Bates has confirmed a 65-year-old City of Lucas employee has died as a result of electrocution Wednesday morning.

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