New program provides breakfast for elementary students

New program provides breakfast for elementary students

It has long been said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and officials with the Russellville City School System are making ... Read more

Latest news

Duo indicted for armed robbery

Two men accused of robbing a local convenience store at gunpoint were indicted by a recent grand jury, officials said. Kenneth Gregory West, 44, 77 Wedgewood ... Read more

  1. Overton Farm still an issue
  2. Broadband bill headed to ballots
  3. FBLA students headed to state competition

The Latest

Grand jury indictment list released

The following are the most recent indictments returned by the Franklin County grand jury: Read more

RMS presents ‘Once on this Island Jr.’

RMS presents ‘Once on this Island Jr.’

“Our hearts hear the song. Our feet move along, and to the music of the Gods, we dance!” On the evenings of April 24 and 25, ... Read more

Relay for Life luminaries now available

Relay for Life luminaries now available

The annual Franklin County Relay for Life event is just around the corner and luminary bags used during the special luminaria ceremony are now available ... Read more

Foundation supports teachers, students

Foundation supports teachers, students

Money isn’t something that grows on trees – a fact that most everyone has figured out during the past several years of tough economic times. But ... Read more

Spencer indicted for killing mother

Spencer indicted for killing mother

A Russellville man accused of killing his mother in September 2013 was indicted by a recent grand jury, courthouse officials said. James Chris Spencer, 46, of ... Read more

  1. Foster grandparents recognized
  2. Couple arrested on meth charges
  3. 877th holds deployment ceremony
  4. NW-SCC Chorale headed to Carnegie Hall
  5. Clark Pulley celebrates 25 years
  6. TVHS hosts successful competition
  7. Unemployment rises slightly
  8. Accepting the differences
  9. Father, son arrested for thefts
  10. Percussion ensemble presenting concert
  11. Students selected for camp
  12. Students use technology in new ways
  13. Vina woman dies in crash
  14. ‘I’m with Phil’ meets base goal
  15. Painting the county purple
  16. JAG students learn important life skills
  17. Local facilities honored with national distinction
  18. Mays named to workforce council
  19. Community mourns loss of ABI investigator Faulkner
  20. RBCEP director injured in horse riding accident
  21. Students attend career workshop
  22. City passes $8.7 million budget
  23. Local man arrested in stabbing incident
  24. Unemployment rises significantly in January

Sports

Wildcats clinch county title

Wildcats clinch county title

The Tharptown Wildcats won their second straight Franklin County baseball tournament on Saturday. The Wildcats defeated Phil Campbell and Red Bay in route to the ... Read more

  1. Lady Wildcats win county tourney
  2. Tigers end regular season strong
  3. Vina splits series with Phillips

Lifestyles

Church to present special Maundy Thursday play

Church to present special Maundy Thursday play

For the past two years, Russellville First United Methodist Church has presented a special Maundy Thursday service during holy week that depicted Jesus’ Last Supper ... Read more

Reception held in Parker’s honor

Reception held in Parker’s honor

How do you sum up 25 years of ministry at First Baptist Church in Russellville and 35 years of ministry as a whole? "I count it ... Read more

Fabianke honored at Arbor Day ceremony

Fabianke honored at Arbor Day ceremony

The Red Bay Garden Club held their annual Arbor Day ceremony on Friday, March 14. Each year, the Garden Club plants a tree in Bay Tree ... 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

Have ball, will travel

Travel ball in the United States has seen a large growth in participation over the past several years. Both high schoolers and youngsters alike have taken ... Read more

Food

Soup the perfect choice for cold winter nights

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

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