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Rollover North of Gorham Injures Hays Woman

Rollover AccidentA one vehicle rollover wreck five miles north of Gorham on a sand road on Tuesday evening injured an elderly woman, sending her to the hospital.

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Large Grass Fire Occurs Tuesday Near Russell County Landfill

3-26 Fire Pic 3According to emergency personnel scanner traffic, a large grass fire near the Russell County Landfill caused multiple area fire departments to respond Tuesday afternoon.

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USD 407 AD Job Description Discussed at BOE Meeting, MINUTES NOW INCLUDED

USD 407 BOEAt a special meeting Monday evening, the USD 407 Board of Education discussed the newly opened Activities and Athletics Director district position and began talks on what they want to change about the job's description and daily duties before they hire a replacement.

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Pfiefer Well Levels Rise Two to Five Feet After Water Release

Water DropAfter only about a week of time to soak in, the recent Cedar Bluff Reservoir water release requested by the Russell City Council to replenish its wells near Pfiefer is already making a positive impact on the levels of the wells.

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Russell Area Chamber of Commerce Names New Executive Director

Jenny ConnJenny Conn has been named the new Executive Director for the Russell Area Chamber of Commerce. She will officially begin her duties April 1.

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City Officials Say Water Release Went Well

Water DropBy all indications from City of Russell officials, the recent release of water from Cedar Bluff Reservoir to benefit Russell's Pfiefer well field near the Smoky Hill River went well and should improve the condition of all the wells in that field.

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State Representative Waymaster Carries Bill on House Floor

Troy Waymaster - LurayState Representative Troy Waymaster (R-Luray) on Thursday carried an agriculture bill on the House Floor.

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