Service member returns home

Service member returns home

As the holiday season is here, we often get too caught up in our own busy lives that we fail to remember the ones that ... Read more

Latest news

RHS program first in state

The Russellville High School Junior ROTC program recently completed their semester of partnership with the University of North Alabama in a Geographic Information System (GIS) ... Read more

  1. Arrests made following investigation
  2. Blood drive hosted in honor of classmate
  3. Russellville City Council

The Latest

RHS team builds toward bright future

Six years ago, in 2008, Russellville Middle School teacher, Lee Brownell, won the Von Braun Aerospace Educator of the Year award. At the award ... Read more

New Allstate agency opens

A new Allstate Insurance agency has opened in Russellville, Ala. Owner and operator, Jon Oliver, offers a complete line of products and services at ... Read more

RMS clubs collect record amount of canned goods

Students of Russellville Middle School have been busy collecting canned goods and getting into the giving spirit of the season. The FCCLA (Family Career and Community ... Read more

Fire safety and prevention tips

Decorating homes and businesses is a long-standing tradition during the holiday season, unfortunately, the addition of lights and decorations increases the chance of a house ... Read more

Garden Club hosts Veteran event

Garden Club hosts Veteran event

The “Every Light a Prayer for Peace” ceremony was held Dec. 4 on the steps of the Franklin County Courthouse by the Cultura Garden Club ... Read more

  1. Local man killed in wreck
  2. Alabama Fire College Training
  3. RHS Show Choir to perform
  4. Commission goes with Hitt for EMA Director
  5. S.P.A.N. program honors Mayfield
  6. Local groups display holiday cheer at Christmas parade
  7. Vina teacher case settled
  8. Stutts sworn in as state senator amid recount
  9. Turnout great for Red Bay Parade
  10. Council moves on hiring
  11. RFD fundraiser brings in money for breast cancer treatments
  12. Local mission group gathers food, other goods
  13. Toy drive reminder
  14. Local board members honored
  15. EMA Director Roy Gober retires
  16. Wright retires after 29 years as city clerk
  17. Russellville Hospital acquired by Curae Health
  18. Gilbert named Citizen of the Year
  19. Arias sentenced for tax fraud
  20. S.P.A.N. holding open house
  21. Unemployment down in October
  22. Annual community-wide prayer event set
  23. Mistletoe Market this weekend
  24. Bags of Hope event to be held

Sports

Girls basketball round-up

The Phil Campbell Bobcats got a big area win over the Sulligent Blue Devils 46-41. In a critical matchup in the three-team area the Bobcats ... Read more

  1. Boys basketball round-up
  2. Free throws sink Lady Tigers
  3. Red Bay Tigers lose grip late

Lifestyles

Russellville Fire Department brings Santa to local nursing home

Russellville Fire Department brings Santa to local nursing home

Just another way that the RFD spreads some Christmas cheer in the community this holiday season. Read more

Book Lovers Study Club end of the year party

Members of Book Lovers Study Club were treated to an end of the year Christmas dinner at the home of Michelle Sibley. Her home ... Read more

Local group hold Christmas luncheon

Local group hold Christmas luncheon

Members of the local Franklin County Ralph Bishop Chapter of the Alabama Retired State Employees Association/Alabama Public Employee Advocacy League (ARSEA)/APEAL) met recently for the ... Read more

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Editorials

Quarterly chamber breakfasts could make a difference

The next quarterly Chamber Breakfast will be held Thursday, Sept. 12, at 7:30 a.m. at Fourth Street Grill in Red Bay. Franklin County Chamber of Commerce ... Read more

Columns & Opinions

Providing the best community news is still our mission

Today’s paper may look quite different than it has in recent years, but those of us ... Read more

Lifestyles

Local group hold Christmas luncheon

Members of the local Franklin County Ralph Bishop Chapter of the Alabama Retired State Employees Association/Alabama Public Employee Advocacy League (ARSEA)/APEAL) met recently for the ... Read more

Food

Soup the perfect choice for cold winter nights

Soups are the perfect choice for cold winter nights. Read more