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Renovations Begin on Courthouse First Floor

Russell County CourthouseAlong with the ongoing construction of a new addition, renovation work has now begun inside the existing Russell County Courthouse.

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Multiple Departments Respond to Large Grass Fire

3-7-15 Fire 1Multiple fire departments from Russell County responded to a large grass fire Saturday afternoon northwest of Russell just east of Canyon Road.

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RCACF Grant Applications Due March 15

Russell County Area Community Foundation LogoThe Russell County Area Community Foundation is accepting applications for spring grants until March 15. Area non-profit organizations, municipalities, schools and other qualified charitable recipients are encouraged to apply.

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Friday Traffic Stop Results in Drug Arrest

Drug Arrest 2An early Friday morning traffic stop in Russell led to the arrest of one man on multiple drug charges.

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Huelskamp Asks for Artistic Entries from the Big First

Congressman Tim HuelskampEach spring, a nationwide high school arts competition is sponsored by the Members of the US House of Representatives. The Artistic Discovery Contest is an opportunity to recognize and encourage the artistic talent across the US as well as in each congressional district.

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Rollover Injures One

3-5-15 RolloverAt approximately 12:30 AM Thursday Russell County Sheriff's Deputies along with the Russell City Fire Department were dispatched to a rollover wreck in southeastern Russell County according to the Sheriff's Office.

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Erratic Driver Report Leads to Drug Arrest

Drug ArrestA report of an erratic driver on Interstate 70 in Ellis County Wednesday afternoon led to the arrest of three men on drug and stolen property charges and the location of a runaway juvenile.

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