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Fight at Russell Residence Leads to Drug Arrest

Russell Police DepartmentA 911 call reporting a fight Friday evening in Russell eventually landed a local woman in jail after she was found to be in possession of marijuana.

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City Councilman Reacts to Hays Pullout

City of RussellRussell City Councilman Chuck Bean told the Hays Daily News that he thinks the decision by the Hays City Commission to pull out of the cooperative water-search venture probably was a wise one.

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Hays Votes to Dissolve Water Partnership with Russell

City of HaysThe Hays Daily News reports that Hays city commissioners voted at Thursday night's regular meeting to part ways with the city of Russell on the two communities' joint wholesale water district.

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Local Youth Earn Top Honors at Livestock Show

Kansas Livestock14 Russell County students earned honors at the 80th Annual Kansas Junior Livestock Show September 21 through 24 in Wichita.

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Langhofer, Farmer Win RHS Homecoming King, Queen

2012 Homecoming King and QueenSeniors Matt Langhofer and Courtney Farmer were announced the Russell High School Homecoming King and Queen at a Pep Rally Friday morning.

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Academic Success Continues at RHS

Russell Champion MascottThe school year has now been underway for only about a month, but academic excellence is already being exhibited at Russell High School according to school officials.

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Luray Boy Places in National Competition


Javon Letsch after placing at 2012 NationalsJavon Letsch competed in the National Pedal Tractor Pull in Mitchell, South Dakota on Saturday, Sept. 22.

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