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Freedom Fest 2016 Patriotic Program Pictures

FF 16 1Freedom Fest 2016 was Monday, July 4 in Russell. One of the great Freedom Fest traditions is the annual Patriotic Program and VFW Community Barbecue at the Russell VFW Post 6240.

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Indiana Man, Woman Arrested on Stolen Property, Drug Charges

Drug ArrestA man and woman from Indiana were arrested Friday morning in Gorham on stolen property and drug charges.

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Emergency Personnel Respond to Rollover on Highway 281

7-1-16 Rollover 1Local emergency personnel and law enforcement responded Friday afternoon to a one-vehicle rollover wreck north of Russell near the US Highway 281 and Land Road intersection.

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Body Cameras Now in Use by Russell Police Department

Russell Police DepartmentThe Russell Police Department has issued body cameras, also known as body cams, to all its officers.

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Tools, Gun Stolen from Russell Garage

Crime PhotoSome tools and a handgun have been reportedly stolen from a Russell garage.

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City of Russell Fireworks Do's and Don'ts

FireworksAs the Fourth of July nears, the Russell Police Department wants to remind citizens of the times fireworks can be discharged and limitations of personal fireworks being discharged.

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Stock Trailer Stolen

TheftA stock trailer was recently reported stolen from rural Barton County.

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