More movies planned at Roxy

More movies planned at Roxy

The historic Roxy Theatre in downtown Russellville opened its doors on Aug. 15, not to host a typical concert or recital, but to actually show ... Read more

Latest news

Sessions, Aderholt visit IHP

United States Senator Jeff Sessions and Congressman Robert Aderholt visited one of Franklin County’s leading employers, International Hearth Products (IHP) this past week. Due ... Read more

  1. RBPD offering handgun class for women
  2. Men arrested for 92 meth labs
  3. Local woman killed in crash

The Latest

Courthouse closing at 5 p.m.

At their recent business meeting, members of the Franklin County Commission voted to approve the closing of the Franklin County Courthouse at 5 p.m. each ... Read more

Woman found unconscious in burglarized home

A local woman was arrested last Saturday after she was found passed out in the floor of a home she had broken into, police said. Kayla ... Read more

NW-SCC unveils new facility

NW-SCC unveils new facility

State and local officials gathered at the new Injection Molding Technology building on the Shoals campus of Northwest-Shoals Community College Aug. 22 to announce the ... Read more

Local students win essay contest

Local students win essay contest

State and local officials met at Northwest-Shoals Community College’s Shoals campus on Aug. 18 to honor the winners of the Dr. Fredric Rosemore 4-H Patriotism ... Read more

RBHS SADD chapter receives national recognition

RBHS SADD chapter receives national recognition

The Red Bay High School chapter of Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) is one of the most active organizations on campus. The awards and recognition of ... Read more

  1. Purpose holding anniversary celebration
  2. School Share items donated by local bank
  3. McLemore pleads to capital murder
  4. Watermelon Festival a success
  5. Man pleads guilty in mother’s killing
  6. New ambulance ordinance approved
  7. Damage Sunday caused by microburst
  8. Parents arrested on drug, endangerment charges
  9. Ellison warns of potential scam
  10. Renovation to courthouse steps complete
  11. Unemployment rises in July
  12. Bentley joins in on SEHomes grand opening
  13. Car crashes into business
  14. Domestic violence cases settle
  15. Drug unit seizes 38 lbs. of marijuana
  16. Students, teachers head back to school
  17. Movie to be shown at Roxy
  18. Smith chosen as DYW for Franklin County
  19. NW-SCC names academic achievers for summer semester
  20. RMS receives RC&D grant
  21. Tigerettes hosting dance camp
  22. BTCPA announces new season
  23. County schools roll out new safety training program
  24. 34th Annual Watermelon Festival set next weekend

Sports

Red Bay routes Colbert Heights 59-28

Red Bay routes Colbert Heights 59-28

Tiger fans are breathing a little easier after Friday nights’ 59-28 pouncing of Colbert Heights. Worries about graduating 10 seniors and replacing Red Bay’s head coach ... Read more

  1. Russellville hosts ‘Meet the Tigers’ event
  2. RHS cheerleaders to host mini-cheer clinic
  3. Golden Tigers win jamboree 14-6

Lifestyles

Local KFC employees receive scholarships

Local KFC employees receive scholarships

This month, 609 hourly restaurant employees at KFC restaurants across the country will receive over $1.2 million in college tuition assistance from the Kentucky Fried ... Read more

Red Bay native completes internship

Federal public lands budgets have tightened, jobs have been cut, and positions have not been backfilled when employees move or retire. Interns are the answer ... Read more

Watermelon artwork on display

Watermelon artwork on display

Students who are part of the Russellville High School art department will have their watermelon-themed artwork on display at this year’s Franklin County Watermelon Festival. Art ... 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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