Sunday's "A Reason for Hope" Benefit Concert in Lucas has been Postponed

United Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Milberger and Olive Branch Chapel and First Southern Baptist Church in Russell are cancelling Sunday services due to weather.

Natoma Christmas Celebration on Sunday is postponed.

Local News

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Collision Near Victoria Injures Two Women

CrashTwo women, one from Hays and the other from Great Bend, were hospitalized Wednesday night after their vehicles collided on Kansas Highway 255 between Interstate 70 and Victoria.


Russell Man Arrested for Meth Possession, Distribution

Russell Police DepartmentThe Russell Police Department says a Russell man was arrested Tuesday evening in the 400 Block of West 7th for possession and distribution of methamphetamine.


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