Building Plans Tabled, Football Coaching Candidates Interviewed at USD 407 BOE Meeting
Plans to build a new Kindergarten through Eighth Grade facility in Russell were tabled and four men were interviewed for the currently vacant Russell High School Head Football Coaching position at the June regular monthly meeting of the USD 407 Board of Education on Monday.
UPDATE: Suspicious Cylinder Found North of Russell High School Destroyed, Rendered Safe
Barton Co. Escapee Back in Custody
Law enforcement officers have an inmate back in custody after he walked away from the Barton County jail Sunday night.
UPDATE: Woman Injured when Car Runs into Russell McDonald's
An elderly woman was loaded onto a stretcher and transported by Russell County EMS ambulance to the hospital Friday afternoon after suffering injuries when the car she was in ran into the side of the McDonald's building in Russell.
Faces and Places Tour to Stop in Russell
Electric Department Projects Continue, Near Completion
Russell Electric Utilities Director Duane Banks and his crews have been busy the past few months improving the city's power grid, and while much of their work still continues, some of it is nearing completion.
Russell City Council Bans Fireworks, Allows Freedom Fest Display
The sale and discharge of fireworks in the city limits of Russell is now illegal following a vote by the Russell City Council on Tuesday at a special meeting to ban all fireworks, with an exception to allow the city's public display during Freedom Fest.