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At 107, Oldest Russell Resident Dies

Kora Marie HollingerSpending all but the last two years of her life in Russell County, 107-year-old Kora Hollinger - the oldest Russell resident - died Wednesday, January 16 in Houston, Texas.

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Interim Russell Police Chief Announced

Russell Police Captain Dale WeimasterDale Weimaster has been appointed Interim Russell Police Chief.

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Semi Truck with Loaded Cattle Trailer Catches on Fire

Cattle Truck Fire 1-21A semi truck fire involving a loaded cattle trailer on an onramp at the Dorrance exit of Interstate 70 was reported to Russell Dispatch at just after 10:15 Monday morning.

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Agreement Just the First Step in Development of Water Sources

Water DropAt its regular monthly meeting Tuesday, January 15 the Russell City Council voted to move forward with an agreement of water use for the city involving 62 acre feet of well water with a property owner in Ellis County.

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Quinday Named Russell City Manager, Water Deal Reached

Jon QuindayInterim Russell City Manager Jon Quinday will officially remove the "interim" tag from his title on January 19 after the Russell City Council voted Tuesday to offer him a two year contract for the job.

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Create a Video, Win Technology Money for Your School

Nex-TechThe Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) and Discovery Education have teamed up to bring a "Connected Community" Video Contest, with a grand prize of $2,500 towards classroom technology.

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Mader Running for Mayor

Curtis MaderCurtis Mader has filed for election to the office of Mayor of the City of Russell.

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