Indictment: 26 Pounds of Methamphetamine Hidden in Driver’s Spare Tire

GavelA California man was indicted Thursday on a federal charge of transporting approximately 26 pounds of methamphetamine hidden in a spare tire, US Attorney Barry Grissom said. The man was arrested in Russell County.

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Plunging Oil Prices Hurt Independent Operators

Oil WellPlunging crude prices are hitting oil producers especially hard in Kansas.

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Midway Extension Agent Offers Tips to Prevent Frozen Pipes

Water Drop from FaucetThis time of year, frozen water pipes in your home can be a very big problem. Across the nation, approximately a quarter of a million homes are damaged each year by frozen water pipes.

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City of Russell Alters Sanitation Route Schedule for Christmas Week

City of Russell LogoThe City of Russell offices will be closed late Christmas week and sanitation routes will be altered.

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R9 Ranch Development Moves Forward with Interlocal Agreement Approval

Russell City Council 10-7-14The Russell City Council approved an interlocal agreement with the City of Hays Tuesday afternoon to move forward with the development of the R9 Ranch wellfield in Edwards County as a long term water source for both communities.

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Drug Runner Sentenced to 18 Years

SentencingA driver stopped in Russell County with more than five pounds of methamphetamine was sentenced Monday to 18 years in federal prison.

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State Agencies Work to Combat Cattle Theft

CattleKansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt and the Kansas Department of Agriculture have entered into a joint agreement to increase the state's efforts to combat cattle theft, the agencies announced Monday.

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