At a special meeting Tuesday afternoon, the Russell City Council approved a land purchase contract for moderate income housing development in Russell.
The Russell County Commissioners continued planning the 2017 budget at their meeting Tuesday.
Russell residents who have downed tree limbs from Tuesday night and Wednesday morning's storm are asked to place the limbs curbside and call the City Building at 483-6311 with your name and address.
A structure fire Tuesday evening in Russell damaged an apartment building.
The Russell City and Russell Grant Fire Departments responded early Tuesday afternoon to a wheat stubble fire near the east Russell city limits.
The Russell Police Department responded to 33 fireworks complaints in Russell during the Independence Day holiday weekend.
Freedom Fest 2016 was Monday, July 4 in Russell. One of the great Freedom Fest traditions is the annual Patriotic Program and VFW Community Barbecue at the Russell VFW Post 6240.
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