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Applications for RCACF Grants Due March 15

Russell County Area Community Foundation LogoThe Russell County Area Community Foundation (RCACF) is accepting applications for spring grants until March 15.

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Russell Tornado Siren Malfunctioned Thursday Evening

Tornado SirenRussell officials are trying to determine the cause of a malfunction that caused at least one tornado siren to go off in the southern part of the City of Russell Thursday evening.

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Russell City Council Votes to Return Main Street Stoplights to Regular Operation

Russell City Council 2-7-17The Russell City Council, by a 4-2 margin Tuesday afternoon, voted to return the Main Street stoplights to regular operation and end the four-way flashing lights.

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Hays Man Injured in Motorcycle Wreck Near Wilson Lake

Motorcycle CrashA Hays man was injured Wednesday afternoon in a motorcycle wreck near Wilson Lake in Russell County.

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Construction of Joiner Brothers Properties Group Townhomes Now Underway

Joiner Groundbreaking 2-22-17Through the housing study completed in 2013 and the development of the 20-year community comprehensive plan, it is clear that housing is in immediate demand in the community of Russell.

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Russell County Commissioners Discuss Noxious Weed Plan, Hospital Addition

County Commissioners 1-16-17The Russell County Commissioners met Tuesday and discussed the County's Noxious Weed Department and Russell Regional Hospital's addition project.

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Schmidt Honored for Retirement

Sam Schmidt Retirement 2-21-17Former Russell City Fire Chief and member of the Russell City Fire Department Sam Schmidt was honored at Tuesday's Russell City Council meeting for his retirement.

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