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RACC Annual Awards Banquet is Feb. 7, Tickets Deadline is Wednesday

Russell Chamber of CommerceThe Russell Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its 2013 Annual Awards Banquet Thursday, February 7 at Fossil Creek Hotel & Suites in Russell.

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Park Ranger Internship Offered at Wilson, Kanopolis Lakes

US Army Corp of EngineersThe US Army Corps of Engineers announced Friday the availability of a Park Ranger Internship at Wilson and Kanopolis Lakes through its Pathways Internship Program.

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Area 911 Service Restored After Being Down Early Friday Morning

911 Emergency911 emergency service in Russell County is back to full operation after it was knocked out for about an hour early Friday morning.

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Wilson Lake Water Levels Dropping

Wilson Lake low water levels 2013 coverAt approximately 3.7 feet below conservation level, Wilson Lake in eastern Russell County continues to suffer from the ongoing drought conditions.

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Dollison Honored by VFW

Bill DollisonRussell Police Officer William "Bill" Dollison has being selected as the Veteran's of Foreign Wars Post #6240 Law Enforcement Officer of the Year and as the officer of the year for the VFW's 6th District, according to the Russell Police Department.

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Zoning Regulation Changes will Simplify Process

City of Russell LogoA couple zoning regulation changes on tap for City of Russell commercial and residential properties will simplify the process and eliminate confusion when putting up signs and fences in Russell, according to local officials.

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Apparent Murder-Suicide North of Hoisington

Barton County SheriffTwo people are dead after an apparent murder-suicide north of Hoisington on Tuesday evening.

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