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Houck Named Sergeant

Sergeant Karl Houck Sworn In 1-13-16Karl Houck has been promoted to Sergeant of the Russell County Sheriff's Office.

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USD 407 BOE Discusses Bus Barn, RMS Boiler

USD 407 BOE 7-13-15The USD 407 Board of Education met Monday night and discussed an addition to the district's bus barn at Russell High School and the broken boiler at Ruppenthal Middle School.

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Drawn to Illusion Opens Jan. 15

Drawn to Illusion 1The next show opens at the Deines Cultural Center in Russell Friday, January 15 from 5 to 8 PM. Drawn to Illusion features the imaginative art of Robert Joy of Ellinwood and Mike Whelan of Great Bend.

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Knights of Columbus Free Throw Winners Announced

KofC Free Throw 2016 1The Russell Knights of Columbus Council 3034 held its 2016 local free throw competition Saturday, January 9 in Russell High School's Amos Morris Gymnasium.

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RCACF Awards $6,000 to Russell Community Theater

RCT Grant 1-11-16The Russell County Area Community Foundation (RCACF) in 2014 and 2015 awarded $6,000 in grants to the Russell Community Theater (RCT) to help with lighting infrastructure improvements.

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Hays, Russell File Application to Transfer Water from R9 Ranch

Russell City Council Meets with Hays 6-23-15After decades of study, research and planning, Hays and Russell are a step closer to obtaining an adequate and dependable water supply.

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Former KRSL Owner Dies

Fred ThompsonFred Lindon Thompson, former resident of Russell and former owner of KRSL Radio, died January 5, 2016 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He was 87 years old.

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