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Russell Water Rates May Adjust

Russell City Council 1-7-14The Russell City Council discussed possible adjustments to residential, commercial and industrial water rates at its first work study session of 2014.

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Community Foundation Receives $2 Million Gift for Joshua Scholarship Fund

Russell County Area Community Foundation LogoThe Russell County Area Community Foundation has announced a $2 million gift from the Starr F. Schlobohm Trust for the Joshua Scholarship Fund.

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Ruppenthal Middle School Celebrates 75 Years

RMS 75 1Ruppenthal Middle School in Russell turns 75 years old this month and to celebrate the milestone, a special assembly was held Wednesday in the RMS Auditorium.

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County Commissioners Continue Courthouse Addition Planning

Russell County CourthouseThe Russell County Commissioners met Monday and spent a majority of their time discussing the recently approved courthouse addition project.

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Wanted Man Captured in Russell

Zack PfaffRussell Police arrested Zachary Gregg Pfaff Sunday in the 300 Block of East 15th Street in Russell according to a recent press release. Pfaff was wanted on a probation violation for possession of methamphetamine.

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Victoria Man Arrested on Eight Charges Following Traffic Stop

Drug ArrestA Victoria man was arrested early Saturday morning in Russell on eight charges, including meth possession, after being pulled over for driving with a defective headlight.

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It's All About Local at the DCC This Month

Deines Cultural CenterThe exhibits this month at the Deines Cultural Center in Russell will feature local artists of the past and present.

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