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Ellis County SheriffA Russell man was arrested Tuesday morning in eastern Ellis County following a high speed chase.

Gary PendergrassDriving through a quiet neighborhood in Wichita one comes upon a magical land filled with birds, engines, masks and statues, often Victorian looking, which make up the yard art of Gary Pendergrass. He is considered a "Steampunk" artist.

Pool Party 9The City of Russell Duke Johnson Municipal Swimming Pool at Memorial Park is set to open Saturday, May 27 for the summer 2017 season.

VoteThe filing deadline for the fall 2017 city council and school board election is June 1 at Noon.

Police ChaseA domestic disturbance late Tuesday night in Luray led to a high speed vehicle pursuit and foot chase that ended near Russell.

Latest Local Sports

2017 KSHSAA State Boys Golf LogoRussell's Ryan Birky placed 25th at the Class 3A State Boys Golf Tournament on Monday, May 22 at the Independence Country Club.

2017 KSHSAA State Track Logo212 athletes from Russell High School have qualified in 12 events for the state track and field meet.

RHS BaseballCade Evans matched star Concordia pitcher Cole Larsen zero for zero for four innings, but ultimately a run crossing the plate on a sacrifice bunt in the fifth frame proved to be the difference as the Panthers edged Russell/Victoria 1-0 in the Class 4A Division ll Regional Championship game Thursday, May 18 at the American Legion Field in Hoisington.

RHS Softball Team at 3A Regional 5-18-17The Russell High School softball team had its season come to an end after losing to TMP-Marian 11-1 in five innings in the championship game of their 3A Regional on Thursday, May 18 at the TMP Field in Hays.

RHS Softball Megan Peeler HR 5-16-17One day after snapping a 37-game losing streak, the Russell High School softball team continued their postseason magic with a 7-3 win over Hugoton in the semifinals of the Russell Class 3A Regional on Tuesday, May 16 at the Memorial Park Complex.

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