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Local Student Hits All the Right Notes with the Fund for Gifted Musicians

FROM THE FOUNDATION FOR THE TRI-STATE

Lady Devils bash S. Point

STAFF REPORT
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Russell students learn true meaning of Cinco de Mayo

BY RACHEL ADKINS
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Moore returning to Illinois roots

BY ROCKY STANLEY
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Newspaper in Education Design An Ad

Results from: Newspaper In Education, Design An Ad, Write An Editorial and Friendship Drawing Contest

No hiccups in Russell lineup

Lady Devils use thorough effort to down Boyd, 8-2

BY ROCKY STANLEY
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Devils hang loss No. 2 onto Pikeville

BY MATTHEW SPARKS
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Russell's Sparks AD of Year

BY AARON SNYDER
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Russell locks up top seed

BY MATTHEW SPARKS
FOR THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Russell students learn how to work across cultures

BY MIKE JAMES
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

 

 

KOVCCT Championship

Russell boys 2nd to Fairland

STAFF REPORT
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In Lincoln style, Maggie J's dedication, hard work pay off

BY ROCKY STANLEY
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Teens walk away with contest prize

RHS entrepreneurs' idea for high-tech shoes worth $6,500

BY MIKE JAMES
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Finding Treasure

Russell Middle School sixth-grader finds letters, pictures: teacher locates rightful oweners

BY MIKE JAMES
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Russell rocks Valley, Belfry to 6-0 start

STAFF REPORT
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Clarke, Nguyen captivate

PRE-REGION TENNIS

BY AARON SNYDER
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Local Planning Committee Meeting

Local Planning Committee Meeting Information

SISTER ACT: Love finally wins in tennis

KEVIN GOLDY
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Russell brings pain to Wayne, 17-0

Layne deals perfect three innings

BY AARON SNYDER
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Important Message from the Superintendent

District Press Release

Russell romps 12-1 in opener

STAFF REPORT
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Fun time for Lady Devils in opener

BY RAY SCHAEFER
FOR THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Russell second overall in state Governor's Cup academic meet

BY MIKE JAMES
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

King’s Daughters Health Foundation accepting scholarship applications

STAFF REPORT
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Isonville, Russell McDowell win elementary Gov Cup meets

STAFF REPORT
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RHS among local schools offering dual-credit courses through MSU

BY DYLAN KOUNS
FOR THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Lady Devils play on

Defending champions survive Ashland, Robinson's return in OT

BY MATTHEW SPARKS
FOR THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Scoring low, but in control

63rd District Girls
Lady Devils outduel Lewis County, 33-24

 

BY ZACK KLEMME
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

No gray area for Lewis girls, Red Devils

BY ZACK KLEMME
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

High School Tournaments Off and Running

BY AARON SNYDER
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

RHS CyberPatriot team does well at competition

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Russell wins middle school academic meet

BY MIKE JAMES
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

MD smooth operator

Multi-faceted Darnell thrives for Russell

 

BY ROCKY STANLEY
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

'To Kill A Mockingbird'

RMS student Paige Fraley, among other RISD students, are staring in this production.

 

Classic novel, its stage version are centerpiece of reading project

BY MIKE JAMES
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Teacher's gesture helps student through rough time

BY MIKE JAMES
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

 

“Physical appearance is not everything. My hair doesn’t define me. It’s the heart I have that defines me.”

Ashley Keeton, student

Lady Devils sizzle past Menifee Co.

STAFF REPORT
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Devils sink Paintsville, 86-74

STAFF REPORT
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Russell students learn gun safety from expert

BY MIKE JAMES
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Darnell scores 1,500th point

STAFF REPORT
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No Maggie J, no shortage of Russell J’s

STAFF REPORT
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Learning Leadership

Seven-month program exposes youth to government, business, industry, social issues

 

BY MIKE JAMES
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Russell girls secure 11th win

STAFF REPORT
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Grant would boost career ed in state

Russell wants piece of pie

BY MIKE JAMES
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Red Devils come back from the dead

BY ROCKY STANLEY
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Devils 'come to Jesus'

Russell tops Ashland, 54-42, to claim tight rivalry tussle

BY MATTHEW SPARKS

FOR THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Russell Grad to Ring the Bell at NYSE

SUBMITTED INFORMATION

Mad-Mags puts it in the bag

Layne said Lexington tournament helped the Lady Devils

BY MATTHEW SPARKS
FOR THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Keeping on the trails

The Daily Independent All-Area Cross Country

 

BY AARON SNYDER
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Lady Devils advance at LexCath

IN THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

RPS Dear Santa Letters

FROM THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Devils press button

BY MATT FULTZ
FOR THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

No stopping Lady Devils from repeat

Eastern Kentucky Conference Champions

BY AARON SNYDER
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Russell raids gym

EASTERN KENTUCKY CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS Russell 59, East Carter 50 F West Carter 80, Rowan County 72

Raby gives Devils needed shot in arm

BY ZACK KLEMME
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Lady Devils drive past East

BY MATTHEW SPARKS
FOR THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Local Student Honored by Berea College
Hale bails out Red Devils vs Bath Co

PREP ROUNDUP
STAFF REPORT

Russell, W. Carter look to keep EKC crowns

BY AARON SNYDER
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Class in session

Well-rounded "Maggie J" schooled rest of region in 2015-16

 

BY ZACK KLEMME
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Nothing's automatic

2016-2017 RUSSELL LADY DEVILS

 

BY ZACK KLEMME
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Former Devils now on duty

BY ZACK KLEMME
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

 

Teenager battles back from accident

BY JAMES JUETT
FOR THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Russell recalls '51 Maroon mashers

BY JAMES JUETT
FOR THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

558 turn out for Turkey Trot

Race dedicated to the memory of Melanie Conley

 

BY MARK MAYNARD
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Crafty fundraiser: Russell band benefits from 50 vendors, big crowd

BY CHARLES ROMANS
FOR THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Turkey Trot expects big turnout

THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Devils try to rekindle magic

Russell (10-1) at Belfry (11-1) Kickoff: Friday, 7:30 p.m.

BY ROCKY STANLEY
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Ball Hawkers

Red Devils fly past Pike County Central

BY ROCKY STANLEY
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Russell FRYSC donation

GREENUP BEACON

Devils, Ashland do well

STAFF REPORT
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Red Devils drop Boehm on Comets

Russell lacking in points departments, says Maynard

 

BY ZACK KLEMME
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Devils finding stride

BY ZACK KLEMME
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Russell scratches by LadyCats in shootout

BY ZACK KLEMME
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Commended Students in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BY THE SCHOOL

 

National Merit Scholarship Corporation
Evanston, Illinois 60201

Miller, Howard, Devils on different plane

FAA forces locations switch; results still as expected

BY MATTHEW SPARKS
FOR THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

It's Russell in a rout over Boyd

Red Devils outgain Lions, 379-73, in 37-0 victory

BY ROCKY STANLEY
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

No glitch on pitch

Lady Devils down Ashland, 2-0

BY ZACK KLEMME
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Page designed / edited by AARON SNYDER

Young go 'wild'

Howard, Miller shine in heat; Russell sweeps at Wildwood

BY ROCKY STANLEY
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Case closed by ace

Hieneman serves up match point, lifts Russell

BY AARON SNYDER
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Dust clears for Devils

BY AARON SNYDER
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Devils 'D'rail Ironton, 13-6

Russell allows just one first down in second half, pushes winning score across in fourth quarter

THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Lady Devils win in Adkins' return

BY AARON SNYDER
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

REEF Grants Awarded for 2016-2017 Russell Education Endowment Foundation Logo

Russell Independent School Education Endowment Foundation

Not-so-dead Devils down Greenup, 7-6

Russell brews up late rally on drama-, defense-filled night

BY ZACK KLEMME
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Russell has iHeartMedia radio deal

STAFF REPORT
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Russell builds wall, trumps Lawrence Co

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Allen nets hat trick, Lady Devils cruise

STAFF REPORT
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Musketeers, Red Devils duel to draw

Boys Soccer

BY ZACK KLEMME
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

'Willing' and 'ready'

By Rocky Stanley
The DAILY INDEPENDENT

Friends Face Off

Story by ZACK KLEMME

THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Russell, retooled

Freshman Arrington runs Lady Devils effectively in season opener

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A MESSAGE FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT

Odor Update

2016 Russell High School Athletic HOF Induction Info

SAM SPARKS
RHS ATHLETIC DIRECTOR

Changes in offseason take root

Church shows off strength for Red Devils; Mullins leads Dunbar vs. Grizzle, former program at Greenup Co.

BY RAY SCHAEFER

FOR THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Okoro zeroing in on Rio

Russell product to compete in discus for Nigeria

BY AARON SNYDER

THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

When Devils go marching in

Saints camp impresses Russell players

BY ROCKY STANLEY

THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Russell rockets to State

R-Flatwoods cruises past Morehead, 9-1

BY AARON SNYDER
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

HONORS

STAFF REPORT
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314 named to dean's list at ACTC

BY GAYLE FRITZ
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16th Region All-Stars reign supreme again

Four pitchers yield combined 1 run in sweep

BY MATTHEW SPARKS
FOR THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

2 from area in state teen pageant

STAFF REPORT
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All-Area Track & Field Teams

BY ZACK KLEMME
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT 

KY Softball Coaches Association East-West All-Star Game

Photos by BRAD LAUX
1016 SPORTS 

Gov. Bevin announces dual credit scholarship program

Information from KEDC

Ison loud leader for Lady Devils

By James Collier

The Daily Independent

Senior Awards

List of Scholarships Awarded to the Class of 2016

Russell regains spot as 63rd softball champ

BY MATTHEW SPARKS
FOR THE DAILY INDEPENDENT
 

Lady Devils in total control

By: James Collier
For the Daily Independent

Russell High graduation Saturday

STAFF REPORT
FOR THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Toying around with marketing

Russell students take on festival project; profits will go toward Paramount education programs

BY MIKE JAMES
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Russell senior hopes to help others

BY MIKE JAMES
FOR THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

 

Russell rockets back to beat Raceland

STAFF REPORT
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Russell AFJROTC earns Distinguished Unit Award

Submitted by Lt Col William L Campbell, USAF (Ret)

ROTC Members offer assistance

GREENUP BEACON

Craft Academy students experiment on way to ISS

BY JACOB LINDBERG
FOR THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

H + H = HRs

Hieneman, Hartman go deep; Lady Devils clear Raceland

BY MATTHEW SPARKS
FOR THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Russell's Layne locks up Lewis

BY MATTHEW SPARKS
FOR THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

20-year-old from Russell on ballot for Morehead City Council

Russell graduate and current Morehead State University student, Josh Riley, on Morehead City Council ballot.

 

BY JORDAN ABRAMS
FOR THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Nick's Knack

Competitive Conley's been a natural at RB

BY ROCKY STANLEY
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Russell High School takes regional Goveronr's Cup

BY ADAM BLACK
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Devils have extra fun topping Raceland

BY JAMES COLLIER
FOR THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Russell rakes way past Lewis

63rd District Softball

BY ZACK KLEMME
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Russell revs it after half

STAFF REPORT
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Shows will go on

Local theater troupe winning audiences, awards

BY LEE WARD
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Style, stroke earn Barnhill stripes

Russell swimmer sign with NAIA Tigers

BY AARON SNYDER
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

 

Haven saves

Layne helps lift Russell over Ashland

BY ROCKY STANLEY
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

 

 

RMS Science Olympiad

This was one of the most successful Nationals for our team.  

Submitted Information

New Coaches get kicks at State

KHSAA GIRLS STATE SOCCER TOURNAMENT Today Russell (17-4) at Corbin (12-10) Perry County Central (18-5-1) at Lawrence County (17-2-2)

 

BY AARON SNYDER
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Landing among stars

Russell boys place fifth; Miller, Howard, Thornburg finish strong individually

BY ROCKY STANLEY
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

 

Russell reverses trend vs Ashland

Lady Devils deliver payback in rematch

BY MATTHEW SPARKS
FOR THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

UK dancers to take international stage

2 Russell High School alumni get opportunity of a lifetime

BY DON MCREYNOLDS
FOR THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Finalists chosen for AK Steel Self-Reliance Awards

STAFF REPORT
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Lady Devils stick landing

Russell routs East, 5-0, to complete unbeaten region run

BY ROCKY STANLEY
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

 

 

'Rivals,' friends team up for cause

BY AARON SNYDER
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Bus 20 Incident

A Message from Mr. Horne

Devils sit dead red

Russell racks up 19 runs to bring down Boyd County

BY MATTHEW SPARKS
FOR THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Well, it's U of L for Pierce

BY AARON SNYDER
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

 

Taking flight

Hieneman, Barfield power Russell past Fairview, 3-2

BY ROCKY STANLEY
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Devils, Ashland win Russell Inv.

SPORTS IN BRIEF

STAFF REPOT
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An education on elections

Partisan positions filter down to Russell Middle Schools politics

 

BY MIKE JAMES
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Conley heads for Georgetown's daylight

BY AARON SNYDER
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

EKC Tennis Championships

Doubles the fun

Clarke / Hayes comback highlights final day

STAFF REPORT
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Russell drives 'Mayn' street

BY ROCKY STANLEY
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Morgan County girls, Russell boys race to titles

ROY WRIGHT INVITATIONAL

BY RAY SCHAEFER
FOR THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Kiwanis Bowl reset to Monday

SPORTS IN BRIEF


STAFF REPORT
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Scott finds ways to make it 'fine'

DAILY INDEPENDENT 30 UNDER 40

25-year-old teacher was born without arms, legs

BY LEE WARD
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

 

Russell Preschool is a 5 STAR program

SUBMITTED INFORMATION

EKC tennis heads to finish

STAFF REPORT
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Madeline McCloud receives Grawmeyer Scholarship
63rd District Soccer Champions

Sprain can't subdue Johnson in shutout

 

BY ROCKY STANLEY
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Red Devils defense handcuffs Panthers

BY RAY SCHAEFER
FOR THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Russell gains vengeance as East drops LadyCats

16th Region Girls Soccer Semifinals

BY RAY SCHAEFER
FOR THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Packing in the achievements

Layne's basketball mementos piling up

BY RAY SCHAEFER
FOR THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Russell student among those participating in NASA briefing

SUBMITTED PRESS RELEASE

Wizardry of Osborn saves Russell

Right fielder makes pivotal play as Lady Devils stave off Raceland, 8-7

BY ZACK KLEMME
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Will Casto works with Space Tango rocket launch
Announcement from the Superintendent

From Superintendent Mr. M. Sean Horne

It's Russell, Morgan in EKC

BY BRAD LAUX
FOR THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Russell, Ashland girls crack into 16th Region semifinals

Lawrence-Johnson Central the 15th title matchup

STAFF REPORT

LexCath bedevils Russell in Elite 8

BY RAY SCHAEFER
FOR THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Layne throws up road block

Russell junior tosses no-hitter

BY JAMES COLLIER
FOR THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Russell catcher G-Town bound

BY AARON SNYDER
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Devils stay sizzlin'

Russell wins sixth game of last seven to eliminate Tomcats in district

BY MATTHEW SPARKS
FOR THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Red Devils dodge 'em

BY ZACK KLEMME
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

 

Ashland scratches through, Russell racks up another

Cross Country Region Championships
Class 2A, Region 6

BY AARON SNYDER
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Cheering for the comback kid

BY JAMES JUETT
FOR THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Solid "B" another "W" for Russell

BY RAY SCHAEFER
FOR THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Hensley emotional in match at ATC

BY ROCKY STANLEY
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Runners tune up at Boyd for regionals

Area 7 Cross Country Meet

BY MATTHEW SPARKS
FOR THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Russell, Lawrence County look to crack quarters

STATE SOCCER
STAFF REPORT
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Tri-State Softball Showcase

BY MATTHEW SPARKS
FOR THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Lady Devils crash party

Hieneman connect for biggest blow on Boyd's Senior Night

BY MATTHEW SPARKS
FOR THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Russell junior perfect on ACT, SAT

Liu's scores put her in rare company

BY MIKE JAMES
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Red Devils' Conley marks territory, busts out for 229

BY MATTHEW SPARKS
FOR THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Having lunch at Hogwarts

Russell Primary students treated to ‘magical’ lunch dreamed up by cafeteria workers

 

BY RACHEL ADKINS
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Russell walks off vs Cabell Midland

STAFF REPORT
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Lady Devils bash past J. Central

STAFF REPORT
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Russell-McDowell to host 5k on Saturday for new playground

BY RACHEL ADKINS
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Perfect scores

Russell student brings pride with ACT, SAT results

IN OUR VIEW
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Piecing together

Devils build deep offense around Conley

BY ZACK KLEMME
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

 

Russell survives in 10 innings

STAFF REPORT
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Newspapers in classroom: Artists, writers honored

IN THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

"Pack mentality" propels Devils

Atkins, Downs, Goodman on course for 5th straight region

 

BY AARON SNYDER
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Hartman, Lady Devils roll 18-2

BY MATTHEW SPARKS
FOR THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

 

Russell drops Kittens

BY ZACK KLEMME
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Primetime preparation

Russell, Ashland, Greenup hosting event that features 18 games, highly ranked teams

BY ZACK KLEMME
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

16th Region Tennis Tournament

BY ROCKY STANLEY
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

16th Region Tennis Tournament

BY ROCKY STANLEY
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

Might Casey walks off: Kensley lifts Russell

Red Devils top West, reach 20 wins for first time since 2006

BY ZACK KLEMME
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT