As the Russell County Commissioners continue to discuss and formulate the 2016 budget, it's estimated tax valuations in the county are down by approximately one-third due to the low price of oil.
US Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) will visit Stockton in Rooks County as part of his Kansas Listening Tour on Friday, July 10.
The Russell County Free Fair kicks off with Pre-Fair activities beginning Sunday, July 12 at the Lucas Community Theater. The 2015 Style Revue "4-H Fashion Fun in the Sun" will begin at 1:30 PM.
Fireworks are to blame for two minor structure fires in Russell Saturday night.
Three men were arrested for possession of drugs over the holiday weekend at Wilson Lake.
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Russell's two K-18 youth summer baseball teams both opened the Russell Sub-Regional Tournament with wins on Monday, July 6.
The installation of the new track surface at the Shaffer Field in Russell continues.
The Russell American Legion baseball team improved to 17-6 on the summer with a sweep in Hoisington on Wednesday, July 1.
The Russell Blue K-18 youth summer baseball team played a pair of make-up games against Ness City at the Memorial Park Complex in Russell on Wednesday, July 1.
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