Pigskins and page-turners

Pigskins and page-turners

RBHS senior football player Reed Holt reads to Leslie Thorne's kindergarten class while sophomore cheerleader Harlee Raper looks on. Read more

Latest news

Appeals court upholds rape conviction

The conviction was upheld for a Franklin County man convicted of forcibly raping a woman at her home in February 2013, officials said. Aug. 14 was ... Read more

  1. Police arrest one for fake calls
  2. Red Bay sets sights on new sidewalks
  3. Race for a cure

The Latest

PCHS’ Hardy takes a hit

PCHS’ Hardy takes a hit

Phil Campbell High School head football Coach Ryan Swinney calls it a freak accident. Sophomore wingback Joe Hardy was knocked off his feet by a ... Read more

Man pleads guilty to business burglary

A man charged with burglary and theft of a local business pleaded guilty to burglary, third degree Aug. 14. Curtis Henry Kennedy, 24, of Russellville, was ... Read more

Woman pleads guilty to jewelry theft

Monday saw a jury selection ended before it began as an alleged jewelry thief changed her plea. Lisa Winsted, 45, of Russellville, was originally indicted for ... Read more

PCHS students learn flag etiquette

PCHS students learn flag etiquette

The fight over the display of the Confederate flag has been brewing since mid-summer, when 21-year-old Dylann Roof admitted to killing nine people at the ... Read more

NARA promotes stroke support group

NARA promotes stroke support group

Stroke awareness and prevention is a global health concern. That’s why Eliza Coffee Memorial Hospital in Florence is partnering with the Northwest Alabama Reading Aides ... Read more

  1. City school board holds meeting
  2. Woman attempts midnight jail break-in
  3. City, county students, teachers return to classrooms
  4. County hears road quarrel
  5. National Relay conference impacts two local volunteers
  6. Pilgrim’s grill masters weather storm
  7. PCHS seeks funds for library
  8. City to participate in ‘silent killer’ awareness
  9. School nurse attends summer workshop
  10. City to demolish two downtown buildings
  11. Bank Independent, partners collect over 16,000 school supplies
  12. Northwest-Shoals reveals president’s, dean’s lists honorees
  13. Extension announces contest winners
  14. County conservation district hosts state meeting
  15. Music takes center stage
  16. Watermelon Festival returns, bigger than ever
  17. Jarred Pierce to shoot music video at festival
  18. Festival to feature headliner Jamie O’Neal
  19. RFD to kick off T-shirt pre-orders at Watermelon Festival
  20. BBQ cook-off joins festival events
  21. Local Educators Installed as ACTA Officers
  22. Courthouse, annex open regular hours Friday
  23. NW-SCC to offer Direct to Paramedic program this fall
  24. Civil rights march begins

Sports

Tharptown Wildcats fall to Red Devils

Tharptown Wildcats fall to Red Devils

The Vina Red Devils shut out the Tharptown Wildcats in a preseason game Thursday night at Vina. The game was played by regular football rules ... Read more

  1. Red Bay Tigers clench 25-13 win in season opener
  2. Second half surge propels RHS to 14-7 jamboree win
  3. Bobcats fall to Falkville, 24-21

Lifestyles

Bain, McLemore to wed

Bain, McLemore to wed

Van and Wanda Baker of Phil Campbell and Ken Bain of Russellville are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Magen ... Read more

Lindsey, Pharr to wed

Lindsey, Pharr to wed

Gary and Kim Lindsey of Red Bay are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Lexy Leigh-Ann Lindsey, to Adam James ... Read more

Cooking and Gardening with Sam: Tomatoes

I was doing research on tomatoes and trying to decide which ones I want to plant next year. Well here goes: with all the varieties, ... Read more

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Editorials

He daily bears us up

Conviction poured heavy over my heart and mind. All the ways I try to bear myself up. All the times I lean into my own ... Read more

Columns & Opinions

A reminder for the days when life is hard

We’re going to have hard days, hard seasons. Honestly, life is just going to be hard. Read more

Lifestyles

Wilkinson and Scott to wed

Marie Cole of Red Bay is pleased to announce the engagement of her granddaughter Katelyn Brooke Wilkinson to Austin Travis Scott, son of Kevin Scott ... Read more

Food

Cooking and gardening with Sam

The key to success with winter spinach is planting the seeds early enough so they reach maturity before the first frost. Read more