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Area Historical Projects Chosen for Grants

Sylvan Grove DepotAt the regular quarterly meeting held at the Kansas Historical Society in Topeka on Saturday, February 14, a committee of the Kansas Historic Sites Board of Review made its recommendations for the 2015 round of Heritage Trust Fund (HTF) grants.


Natoma NHS Collects Items for Hospitals, Nursing Facilities

NHS Entertainment Drive 2015Students of Natoma High School's National Honor Society recently conducted a month-long Entertainment Drive to benefit hospitals and nursing facilities in Russell, Plainville, Osborne and Alton.


Cotterill Named a National Winner

Patriots PenEmily Cotterill, an eighth grade student at Paradise Junior High School, has been named a winner in the 2015 National Patriot's Pen Contest and recipient of the 29th place $500 Department of Idaho and its Ladies Auxiliary National Patriot's Pen Award.


Incentive Transfer Discussed by Russell City Council

Russell City Council 10-7-14A proposed economic development incentive transfer from Russell startup business and RV chassis manufacturing company American Power Chassis (APC) to newly formed American Chassis (AC) was discussed in depth Tuesday by the Russell City Council.


Kentucky Man Arrested in Russell County Following High Speed Chase

Drug ArrestA Kentucky man was arrested on drug charges following a high speed chase Tuesday that began just west of Hays on Interstate 70 and ended near the Gorham exit.


Russell County Commissioners Reject Overlay Bids

Russell County Commissioners 3-17-14The Russell County Commissioners rejected two asphalt overlay bids for work on the Luray bypass at their meeting Tuesday.


"Paint with PRIDE" Applications Available

Paint with PrideApplications are now available for low income seniors or people with permanent physical disabilities to sign up for the Russell "Paint with PRIDE" program.


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