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Russell County Burn Ban Remains On

Russell County Commissioners 3-17-14A countywide burn ban in Russell County remains in effect following discussion by the Russell County Commissioners Monday at their bimonthly meeting.


Waymaster Awarded Fellowship for Legislative Leadership Development

Troy Waymaster - LurayThe Council of State Government's Midwest has announced that Representative Troy L. Waymaster of Bunker Hill has been selected to participate in the Bowhay Institute for Legislative Leadership Development (BILLD), which is a leadership program for legislators from 11 states, including Kansas, and provinces from Canada.


Teens Arrested on Drug Charges

Drug ArrestTwo area teens were arrested Saturday evening on drug charges following a traffic stop in Russell.


Suspicious Persons Report Leads to Drug Arrest

Drug Arrest 2A suspicious persons report Friday night in Russell led to the arrest of a Russell man for possession of drugs.


Fund Established for Sylvan Grove, Lucas Storm Relief

Sylvan-Lucas press box damage 4-24-15The Sylvan Alumni Association has established an account at Bennington State Bank to collect donations to assist the schools in Sylvan Grove and Lucas concerning recent storm damage and to help cover the gap that insurance can't.


FHSU Business College Ceremony Recognizes Award Winners

Fort Hays State UniversityAbout $285,500 in financial assistance - scholarships and graduate fellowships for the 2015-2016 academic year - were awarded at the annual scholarship award ceremony of Fort Hays State University's College of Business and Entrepreneurship on April 30.


RHS Students Win at League Art Competition

2015 League Art WinnersRussell High School students Katie Barney, Danielle Pickens, Natasha Hare, Jennifer Matthews, Alaina Gfeller, Kaycie Hogan, Timothy Krug, Chandler Reich and Nichole Crowell qualified and attended the League Art Competition in Beloit Wednesday, April 29.


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