Former standout athlete arrested over weekend

Former standout athlete arrested over weekend

A former Russellville High School and University of Alabama student-athlete was arrested over the weekend stemming from drug charges. Brent Calloway, 22, of Florence, was arrested ... Read more

Latest news

Spring has sprung

After enduring a February filled with school closings and snow days and the first week of March, which brought ice to the area, Franklin County ... Read more

  1. Student’s injuries bring out her fighting side
  2. Career Tech students rack up awards at NWSCC competition
  3. Franklin County Extension Service is more than just contests

The Latest

Officials stress safety with coming of warmer weather

Many local schools are currently having their spring breaks and others will be coming up in the next few weeks. Between now and the end ... Read more

Rotary Club gets RES update

Rotary Club gets RES update

At Monday's Rotary Club meeting, Rex Mayfield, superintendent of Russellville City Schools, invited Dr. Karen Thorn, Assistant Principal and Paula Young, 4th grade teacher at ... Read more

Local bank welcomes new addition

Local bank welcomes new addition

Bank Independent introduced the addition of Ben Alexander to the Russellville Main sales office as Sales Officer earlier this month. Read more

Unemployment in county down from year ago

The adjusted unemployment rate for Franklin County for Jan. 2015 is 7.1 percent, which is up from Dec. 2014 when the unemployment was sitting at ... Read more

Fundraising events for Franklin County Relay for Life

South Side Baptist Church has cookbooks on sale for $10 and candy bars for $1. They will be having a car show in April as well ... Read more

  1. McDowell concert returns for 25th year
  2. CHOICES program puts students on path to smart decisions
  3. Franklin County gas station robbed
  4. Woman identified after cell phone theft at Walmart
  5. Russellville hotel robbed at knifepoint
  6. NWSCC Chorale to perform free concert
  7. Fine motor skills? There’s an app for that
  8. Envirothon competition gets students in touch with nature
  9. RHS and Cultura team up for the birds
  10. Red Bay book fair hosts family night
  11. Belgreen students visit the state capital
  12. Single-vehicle wreck claims local man’s life
  13. 50 years later: Local man returns to Selma’s Edmund Pettus Bridge
  14. Local man charged with raping young girl
  15. Talented youngster to join Kerry Gilbert and the KGB at Roxy this weekend
  16. Bridge scheduled for repair March 16; closed to traffic
  17. Winter weather causes blood shortage
  18. Fuel Your School Program Benefits More Than 5,500 Students
  19. East Franklin Junior High School receives $5,000 grant
  20. Kiwanis to host annual pancake event
  21. Correction to Wal-Mart robbery story from 3-4-15
  22. Council approves work
  23. NWSCC, RCS and FCS closed Friday, March 6
  24. Local man will deploy to Italy

Sports

RHS golf snags two wins

RHS golf snags two wins

by Randy Seal for the FCT The Russellville boys golf team won the Lawrence County Invitational March 16, shooting a team score of 304. Eli ... Read more

  1. Belgreen softball wins Tharptown Invitational
  2. Former PCHS student wins race
  3. Young RHS girls golf team snags first win

Lifestyles

Rotary Club gets RES update

Rotary Club gets RES update

At Monday's Rotary Club meeting, Rex Mayfield, superintendent of Russellville City Schools, invited Dr. Karen Thorn, Assistant Principal and Paula Young, 4th grade teacher at ... Read more

Fundraising events for Franklin County Relay for Life

South Side Baptist Church has cookbooks on sale for $10 and candy bars for $1. They will be having a car show in April as well ... Read more

Dr. Seuss reading week across the county

Dr. Seuss reading week across the county

A Russellville man joined in the fun of Dr. Seuss week. 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

He daily bears us up

Conviction poured heavy over my heart and mind. All the ways I try to bear myself ... Read more

Lifestyles

Rotary Club gets RES update

At Monday's Rotary Club meeting, Rex Mayfield, superintendent of Russellville City Schools, invited Dr. Karen Thorn, Assistant Principal and Paula Young, 4th grade teacher at ... Read more

Food

Soup the perfect choice for cold winter nights

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