Latest Local News

Crime PhotoSome tools and a handgun have been reportedly stolen from a Russell garage.

FireworksAs the Fourth of July nears, the Russell Police Department wants to remind citizens of the times fireworks can be discharged and limitations of personal fireworks being discharged.

TheftA stock trailer was recently reported stolen from rural Barton County.

School FundingThe Kansas Supreme Court has signed off on a new education funding law that boosts state aid to poor school districts.

USD 407 BOE 7-13-15The USD 407 Board of Education held a special meeting Tuesday afternoon for year end business.

Latest Local Sports

K-18 BaseballThe Russell Red K-18 baseball team split a doubleheader with Victoria at the Memorial Park Complex in Russell on Monday, June 27.

SoftballRussell High School softball coach Jeff Florian and his staff will host a free clinic for any girls in grades 7-12 interested in playing softball on Saturday, July 16 at the Memorial Park Complex in Russell.

Russell Legion Baseball PatchThe Russell Post 99 American Legion baseball team split a doubleheader in Ellis on Sunday, June 26.

K-18 Baseball LogoBoth Russell K-18 baseball teams were in action on Friday, June 24.

K-18 BaseballThe Russell Red and Blue K-18 baseball teams met up for the first time this summer on Thursday, June 23 at the Memorial Park Complex.

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