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Russell County Commissioners OK Hospital Addition

Russell County Commissioners 10-19-15The Russell County Commissioners met with Russell Regional Hospital Board and staff members Monday to discuss the hospital's addition and renovation project.


Two Men Arrested in Russell for Drugs Following Stranded Motorist Report

Drug Arrest 2Two men were arrested Monday night in Russell for possession of drugs following the initial report of a stranded motorist on Interstate 70 west of Russell.


SHPTV Receives Grant from Community Foundation of Southwest Kansas

Smoky Hills Public TelevisionThe Community Foundation of Southwest Kansas has awarded Smoky Hills Public Television with a grant for the station's Literacy Leadership program.


Luray Man Arrested for Outstanding Warrants, Drugs

Drug ArrestA Luray man was arrested in Luray Friday evening for outstanding warrants and possession of drugs.


RCACF Seeks Donations to Support Russell County Area

Russell County Area Community Foundation LogoDuring the month of November, the Russell County Area Community Foundation (RCACF) set a goal of raising $50,000 for the Fund for a Better Russell County Area.


RCCP Adopt-A-Child for Christmas Program Seeking Donations

Adopt a Child for ChristmasRussell County Community Partnership (RCCP) is hosting the 8th Annual Adopt-A-Child for Christmas Program.


Thanksgiving Fire Safety Tips from Kansas Fire Marshal

Kansas Fire MarshalThe Thanksgiving holiday is upon us and Kansas families will be coming together for a time of celebration and thankfulness. The hours spent in the kitchen preparing turkey, mashed potatoes, pies and all the other fixings, however, comes with an increased risk for household fires.


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