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Missing Teen Found Safe

Cierra Swodeck Missing Girl 10-7The Russell County Sheriff's Office has confirmed Cierra Swodeck has been located safe.

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Drugs Found at Russell Residence

Russell Police DepartmentRussell Police Officers discovered drug paraphernalia at a Russell home Wednesday night.

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Local Artists Featured in SHPTV Signature Auction

SHPTV Signature AuctionArtists from across Kansas, including Russell County's Warren Koelling, Brian Steinert, Evelyn Wray and Carolyn Bigham, have donated their work to the 2014 Smoky Hills Public Television Signature Auction.

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Waymaster Elected to Friends of Cedar Crest Board

Troy Waymaster - LurayJim Dorsey, President of the Friends of Cedar Crest Association, has announced that Representative Troy L. Waymaster of Luray, 109th Kansas House District, has been elected as a member of the board of directors for the Friends of Cedar Crest.

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Boxberger Named Volunteer of the Year

Don Boxberger and Keith Haberer 3-25-14Russell County Emergency Management and the Russell 911 Communications Advisory Board have named Don Boxberger the 2014 Emergency Worker/Volunteer of the Year.

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Russell County Enacts Burn Ban

Burn BanA countywide burn ban has been placed on Russell County effective immediately and until further notice.

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Steckel Walton Wins Community Service Award

Crystal Steckel Walton John Fletcher and Keith Haberer 3-25-14Russell County Emergency Management and the Russell 911 Communications Advisory Board presented the 2014 Community Service Award to Crystal Steckel Walton Tuesday night during the annual National Weather Service Spotter Meeting.

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