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Lucas City Council Minutes from Oct. 9 Meeting

city of lucas logoThe Lucas City Council met Tuesday, October 9 at the downtown Civic Center for its regular monthly meeting.

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Commissioners Decide NOT to Reinstate Burn Ban

Russell County CourthouseRussell County Commissioners decided to continue the allowance of burning within the county borders, despite persistent dry conditions, at their meeting Monday.

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Wheat Important for Garden Winterizing

wheat seedPlanting wheat in your garden's soil before the cold months hit is a great way to put your garden "to sleep" for the winter.

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Former SHPTV Chief Engineer Lloyd Mintzmyer Dies in Crash

Fatal CrashFormer Smoky Hills Public Television Chief Engineer, Lloyd Mintzmyer was killed in a head on crash with a semi-truck Sunday evening.

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RHS Grad, Former Senator Arlen Specter Dies

Dean Banker greets Arlyn Specter with Bob DoleRussell High School graduate and former Pennsylvania Senator Arlen Specter died Sunday from complications of non-Hodgkins Lymphoma, according to a statement released by his family.

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"Kitchen Witches" Production to Kick Off Tuesday

Russell Community TheaterThe Russell Community Theater's final production of 2012 will begin Tuesday, October 16 and run through Saturday, October 20.

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"Two Ways Out" the Theme of Fire Prevention Month

Russell City Fire DepartmentFirefighters this month are urging folks to have two ways out of their homes in case of an emergency.

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