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Students travel to ‘Europe’

Students travel to ‘Europe’

PHIL CAMPBELL – Students at Phil Campbell Elementary School took a trip to Europe recently, but thanks to several volunteers and organizations, they didn’t even ... Read more

Latest news

New district lines for Franklin County

Franklin County voters will have some new faces to vote for on the state level this November due to redistricting changes that were passed in ... Read more

  1. Meet the Candidates: State Senate – District 6
  2. Meet the Candidates: Franklin County Revenue Commissioner
  3. Grand jury indictments

The Latest

Cattlemen donate beef to schools

Cattlemen donate beef to schools

Keeping with a longstanding tradition that goes hand-in-hand with National Beef Month every year, the Franklin County Cattlemen’s Association recently donated more than 400 pounds ... Read more

Relay For Life kick-off next week

Relay For Life kick-off next week

It may seem like May 2015 is a long ways away, but plans for the 2015 Franklin County Relay For Life are already underway. With a ... Read more

Affordable Care Act info sessions available

Helen Keller Hospital, along with the Muscle Shoals Public Library, is pleased to announce a partnership with Enroll Alabama to host Affordable Care Act education ... Read more

Zombie Walk and Movie this weekend

Zombie Walk and Movie this weekend

Legions of Zombies are making their way to the small town of Russellville on Oct. 25 as the Russellville Public Library hosts the 2nd Annual ... Read more

Shoals Ambulance now operating

Starting this morning, Shoals Ambulance will officially begin operations in Franklin County. Shoals Ambulance received the contract on Sept. 15 to be the exclusive provider of ... Read more

  1. ARC plants trees at PCHS
  2. Cattlemen give back through reading
  3. Meet the Candidates: Franklin County Sheriff
  4. Meet the Candidates: State Representative – District 7
  5. Cattlemen promoting beef
  6. Royal to perform at NW-SCC dinner
  7. Know your Neighborhood: Staying informed
  8. Man arrested for armed robbery
  9. McClellan sentenced to 25 years
  10. Storms cause damage in Red Bay
  11. New polling place in Tharptown
  12. Meet the Candidates: State Representative-District 18
  13. Meet the Candidates: County Board of Education-District 3
  14. Council supports RFD’s T-shirt sale
  15. Toy drive applications now available
  16. Farmers Federation applauds Bedford, Morrow
  17. Update: Kitterman showing signs of improvement
  18. Court upholds Scott conviction
  19. Woman indicted for giving child alcohol
  20. Commission passes $12 million budget
  21. RFD promoting smoke detector program
  22. McKinney indicted for sex abuse
  23. Students build robots for class project
  24. RFD selling shirts for breast cancer screening fund

Sports

Russellville picks up 21-13 win

Russellville picks up 21-13 win

The Russellville Golden Tigers slogged their way through another sloppy game Friday night in front of a homecoming crowd on their way to a 21-13 ... Read more

  1. Tigers gear up for final games
  2. Hatton blanks Tharptown
  3. PCHS falls to Sulligent

Lifestyles

RHS Marching Hundred competes in Pirate Classic

RHS Marching Hundred competes in Pirate Classic

The Russellville High School Marching Hundred participated in the Pirate Classic Marching Competition in Winfield on Oct. 4. The Band, Color Guard, Dance Line, Drum Line, ... Read more

PCHS Band brings home trophies

PCHS Band brings home trophies

The Phil Campbell High School Marching Bobcat Band recently competed at Curry's Marching Band competition where PCHS received the following awards: Drum Major - Superior Rating; ... Read more

RCS Engineering holding community night

RCS Engineering holding community night

RCS Engineering, which is also known as Russellville's robotics team, will be hosting a community night on Oct. 27 from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. ... 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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