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Representative Waymaster Recognized for Perfect Voting Record

Troy Waymaster Sworn In 2015Representative Troy L. Waymaster (R-Bunker Hill) has been recognized for his 100 percent voting record during the 2015 Legislative Session.

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Housing Development Project Would Bring Duplexes to Russell

Russell City Council 5-19-15A housing development project discussed at Tuesday afternoon's Russell City Council work study would bring a proposed three residential duplex units to Russell within the next year or two.

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Ochs Earns K-State Outstanding Senior Award

Taylor OchsSix spring 2015 graduating seniors in mechanical engineering, including Taylor Ochs of Russell, have been honored by their department at Kansas State University.

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Tax Credit Purchase Opportunity Offered

Russell County Economic Development and CVBRussell County Economic Development and CVB is currently in the process of applying to become an E-Community through the NetWork Kansas program.

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Traffic Stop for Speeding Leads to Drug Arrests

Drug Arrest 2Two men were arrested for drug possession Tuesday morning on Interstate 70 in eastern Russell County.

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Russell County Tax Valuations Down by a Third

Russell County Commissioners 3-17-14As the Russell County Commissioners continue to discuss and formulate the 2016 budget, it's estimated tax valuations in the county are down by approximately one-third due to the low price of oil.

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Pre-Fair Activities Kick Off with Style Revue

4-H pictureThe Russell County Free Fair kicks off with Pre-Fair activities beginning Sunday, July 12 at the Lucas Community Theater. The 2015 Style Revue "4-H Fashion Fun in the Sun" will begin at 1:30 PM.

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