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Russell Volunteers Attend Operation Christmas Child Conference

Operation Christmas Child 2015 1Alice Hammack and LuAnn Walters, both of Russell, recently attended the 2015 Operation Christmas Child Connect Conference held in Dallas, Texas, March 11 through March 14.

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Russell County Commissioners Canvass Mail Ballot Results

Russell County Commissioners 3-17-14The Russell County Commissioners canvassed the USD 407 Local Option Budget mail ballot election results at their meeting Monday.

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Fire Burns More Than 1600 Acres of Russell County Pastureland

3-13-15 Grass Fire 1A massive grass fire Friday evening in northwestern Russell County burned an estimated 1600 to 1700 acres of pasture and cropland.

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Commodity Distribution is March 18, 19

foodGovernment surplus commodities will be distributed in Russell at two locations this week, one on Wednesday and the other on Thursday.

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Girl with Local Ties Accused of Murder in Wisconsin

Ashlee MartinsonA family embroiled in a double murder in Wisconsin last weekend has ties to Hays and Russell.

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Russell Man Arrested for Possession of Marijuana

Drug ArrestA Russell man was arrested Thursday evening in Russell for marijuana possession following a traffic stop.

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Believed Stolen Pickup Burned in Barton County

Crime PhotoA 2004 Ford F-350 diesel pickup believed to be stolen from Russell County was destroyed by a fire early Wednesday in Barton County.

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