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Toby Dougherty speaks to Russell City Council 4-15-14Hays officials were in Russell Tuesday to discuss with the Russell City Council development of the R9 Ranch wellfield in Edwards County as a regional water source.

Electrocution19-year-old Drew Barber of Russell was electrocuted behind the old Catholic church in Russell and life watched to Wichita Monday morning.

USD 407 BOEA presentation regarding an ongoing facilities study of USD 407 buildings dominated Monday evening's discussion at the regular monthly meeting of the Russell County Board of Education.

Crime PhotoA storage container behind Stoppel Supply in Russell was broken into sometime over the weekend according to authorities.

Drug ArrestA New York man and woman were arrested Monday afternoon on Interstate 70 in Russell County after initially being pulled over for speeding, but then being found to be in possession of drugs.

Latest Local Sports

RHS Track and FieldThe Russell High School track and field teams both continued their strong starts to the spring on Tuesday, April 15 at the Ellsworth Invitational.

RHS BaseballThe Russell High School baseball team opened an eight-game road trip on Tuesday, April 15 with a split in Colby.

RHS SoftballThe Russell High School softball team earned their first two wins of the spring on Tuesday, April 15 after sweeping Republic Co. in Belleville.

RHS Boys GolfThe Russell High School boys golf team finished fifth out of 10 teams at the Osborne Invitational on Tuesday, April 15.

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