Power of Purple

Power of Purple

Members of the Franklin County Relay For Life Committee have signed a proclamation marking April as the “Power of Purple Month,” in a ramp up ... Read more

Latest news

Former RHS student wins Mrs. Alabama America

A former Russellville High School student has been named Mrs. Alabama America, just four years after being crowned Miss Alabama USA. Madeleine Mitchell Gwin won the ... Read more

  1. Revamping city’s social media
  2. Undercover drug bust nets three
  3. Man identified in liquor store theft

The Latest

Jenkins and Spearman Chosen for All-Alabama Academic Team

Jenkins and Spearman Chosen for All-Alabama Academic Team

Phil Campbell, Ala.—Tyler Jenkins and Markisha Spearman were recently selected to the 2015 All-Alabama Academic Team for Northwest-Shoals Community College and will be honored at ... Read more

Ala. State Trooper shortage

A recent study by the University of Alabama’s Center for Advanced Public Safety, which is independent of ALEA and the former Alabama Department of Public ... Read more

Survey issued by Broadband Taskforce

The Franklin County Broadband Internet Taskforce is issuing surveys for citizens to share their level of internet service so the group can compile information in ... Read more

Aderholt named NADO Legislator of the Year Award

Aderholt named NADO Legislator of the Year Award

Congressman Robert Aderholt was recently selected as the National Association of Development Organizations' (NADO) Legislator of the Year. “It is such an honor to be chosen ... Read more

Outdoor spring cleaning for fire safety

With the arrival of the spring season many people will be doing some cleaning around the house. Often times people spend so much time ... Read more

  1. Spring-cleaning safety tips
  2. Gas prices in state remain lower than the national average
  3. Spring has sprung
  4. Student’s injuries bring out her fighting side
  5. Former standout athlete arrested over weekend
  6. Career Tech students rack up awards at NWSCC competition
  7. Franklin County Extension Service is more than just contests
  8. Officials stress safety with coming of warmer weather
  9. Rotary Club gets RES update
  10. Local bank welcomes new addition
  11. Unemployment in county down from year ago
  12. Fundraising events for Franklin County Relay for Life
  13. McDowell concert returns for 25th year
  14. CHOICES program puts students on path to smart decisions
  15. Franklin County gas station robbed
  16. Woman identified after cell phone theft at Walmart
  17. Russellville hotel robbed at knifepoint
  18. NWSCC Chorale to perform free concert
  19. Fine motor skills? There’s an app for that
  20. Envirothon competition gets students in touch with nature
  21. RHS and Cultura team up for the birds
  22. Red Bay book fair hosts family night
  23. Belgreen students visit the state capital
  24. Single-vehicle wreck claims local man’s life

Sports

Phil Campbell and Red Bay win junior high county tournaments

Phil Campbell and Red Bay win junior high county tournaments

The Phil Campbell Bobcats defeated the Red Bay Tigers to claim the 2015 junior high baseball county championship. Read more

  1. Varsity softball roundup
  2. Phil Campbell sweeps Sulligent in three-game beauty
  3. Vina gets sweep and Tigers edge Bobcats

Lifestyles

Free basic boating classes

The ALEA Marine Patrol Division is offering a free boating class this month. Read more

Red Bay High School Honor Roll 2nd 9 weeks

Red Bay High School Honor Roll 2nd 9 weeks 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

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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