Lucas has been named a Community of Excellence for 2016 through 2018 by the Kansas PRIDE program.
Martha Smith Kennedy has a display at the Russell Public Library of jewelry caskets she has collected over the course of her lifetime.
The USD 407 Board of Education met Monday evening for its regular monthly session.
The Russell County Area Community Foundation (RCACF) has awarded $7,500 in grants to USD 407.
The lucky winner of the Russell Main Street, Inc. hand-crafted Santa is Jim Schwien of Russell.
Connor Driscoll has been selected as the Parks Superintendent and Cemetery Sexton for the City of Russell with his appointment being effective December 18, 2015.
Outstanding fall 2015 graduates were announced in a ceremony Friday by the Department of Nursing at Fort Hays State University.
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