July 3, 2012
Lights at the new Russellville Track, located next to the high school, were in the process of being installed by Meyer Electric Inc., Jefferson City, Thursday afternoon, a finishing touch on the new track, which was officially open March 20. At the ribbon-cutting ceremony March 20, Cole R-I School District Jerry Hobbs said, "The community was very excited to see the track finished and officially open for use by the school and community. We hope everyone enjoys the use of the facility and hope they will help us care for and maintain it. We are very proud of this facility."