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RCACF Grant Applications Due March 15

Russell County Area Community Foundation LogoThe Russell County Area Community Foundation is accepting applications for spring grants until March 15. Area non-profit organizations, municipalities, schools and other qualified charitable recipients are encouraged to apply.


Friday Traffic Stop Results in Drug Arrest

Drug Arrest 2An early Friday morning traffic stop in Russell led to the arrest of one man on multiple drug charges.


Huelskamp Asks for Artistic Entries from the Big First

Congressman Tim HuelskampEach spring, a nationwide high school arts competition is sponsored by the Members of the US House of Representatives. The Artistic Discovery Contest is an opportunity to recognize and encourage the artistic talent across the US as well as in each congressional district.


Rollover Injures One

3-5-15 RolloverAt approximately 12:30 AM Thursday Russell County Sheriff's Deputies along with the Russell City Fire Department were dispatched to a rollover wreck in southeastern Russell County according to the Sheriff's Office.


Erratic Driver Report Leads to Drug Arrest

Drug ArrestA report of an erratic driver on Interstate 70 in Ellis County Wednesday afternoon led to the arrest of three men on drug and stolen property charges and the location of a runaway juvenile.


Generator, Air Compressor Stolen

Crime PhotoA generator and an air compressor were reported stolen from a southern Russell County shed Tuesday.


Ladder Fire Truck Replacement Discussed by Russell City Council

Russell City Council 10-7-14The Russell City Council discussed replacement of the Russell City Fire Department's ladder fire truck at its Tuesday afternoon work study.


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