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Russell County Commissioners 3-17-14As 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.

Senator Jerry MoranUS Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) will visit Stockton in Rooks County as part of his Kansas Listening Tour on Friday, July 10.

4-H pictureThe 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.

7-4-15 Garage Fire 1Fireworks are to blame for two minor structure fires in Russell Saturday night.

Drug ArrestThree men were arrested for possession of drugs over the holiday weekend at Wilson Lake.

Latest Local Sports

K-18 Baseball LogoRussell's two K-18 youth summer baseball teams both opened the Russell Sub-Regional Tournament with wins on Monday, July 6.

RHS Shaffer FIeld Track 5 7-2-15The installation of the new track surface at the Shaffer Field in Russell continues.

Russell Legion Baseball PatchThe Russell American Legion baseball team improved to 17-6 on the summer with a sweep in Hoisington on Wednesday, July 1.

K-18 Baseball LogoThe 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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