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A traffic stop made by a Cloud County Sheriff's Office deputy on Thursday resulted in the arrest of a Belleville woman on drug charges.

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The Community Foundation for Cloud County grants committee approved awarding more than $23,000 in grants during its meeting this week.
Grants approved by the committee include:


Amy Bridwell as been hired as the new Cloud County Community College assistant volleyball coach for the 2019-2020 school year.

LUCAS — Concordia F&A Food Sales tumbled 14-11 to Ellis in the championship game of the 68th Annual K-18 Baseball State Tournament Wednesday night.

LUCAS — Posting a pair of shutouts, Concordia F&A Food Sales advanced to the championship game of the 68th Annual K-18 Baseball State Tournament.


The Old Testament prophet Jonah disobeyed God. He refused to do what God had specifically told him to do; go to the great city Nineveh and preach repentance to the Assyrians.

Dear Editor:
The 2019-2020 school year is upon us and we are right in the middle of our annual Booster Club membership drive.


Sister Christina Brodie made her final Profession of Lifelong Vows as a canonical Sister of St. Joseph of Concordia at 4 p.m. Aug.

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When Annie Bergmann first approached me about this idea for a RUSSELL IS... story, she wanted me to be a lifeguard for a day.

There was just one problemI can't swim.

Nicole LaVonne Ballard and Isaac Vaughan Sprague were united in marriage, June 2, 2019, at the Haviland Friends Church, Haviland, Kan. Pastor Tom Brown, Vintage Faith, Wichita, officiated.


Joseph Francis Pellant, 76, of Salem, Virginia, passed away at The Oaks on Thursday, August 8, 2019, with his family by his side.

Lucile M. Cyr, age 92, of Clyde, passed away at home on Thursday, August 8, 2019.

Cylus A. Johnson, age 83, passed away on Sunday, August 4, 2019, at his residence in rural Concordia, Kansas. Cy was born September 6, 1935, to Albert and Elsie (Chapman) in rural Salina, Kansas.

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