Cattlemen give back through reading

Cattlemen give back through reading

There aren’t many organizations that are more active in the county than the Franklin County Cattleman’s Association. Even though their community activities take place all year-long, ... Read more

Latest news

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

  1. Shoals Ambulance now operating
  2. ARC plants trees at PCHS
  3. Meet the Candidates: Franklin County Sheriff

The Latest

Meet the Candidates: State Representative – District 7

This week’s featured candidates are seeking the state office of Alabama House of Representatives, District 7, an office that is currently held by incumbent Republican ... Read more

Cattlemen promoting beef

Members of the Franklin County Cattlemen’s Association will be at local restaurants in the coming weeks to promote National Beef Month and the beef and ... Read more

Royal to perform at NW-SCC dinner

Royal to perform at NW-SCC dinner

Northwest-Shoals Community College's (NW-SCC) Foundation will feature entertainer and renowned musician, Billy Joe Royal, at their 22nd Annual Pathfinder's Dinner Monday, Oct. 20, at the ... Read more

Know your Neighborhood: Staying informed

Know your Neighborhood: Staying informed

It’s always important to be aware of your surroundings no matter what type of situation you may find yourself in, but Franklin County Sheriff Shannon ... Read more

Man arrested for armed robbery

Man arrested for armed robbery

A Russellville man was arrested last week after authorities said he robbed a local restaurant at gunpoint. Mebratu Ogbazgi Mehur, 27, 100 Holiday Plaza Apartments, Russellville, ... Read more

  1. McClellan sentenced to 25 years
  2. Storms cause damage in Red Bay
  3. New polling place in Tharptown
  4. Meet the Candidates: State Representative-District 18
  5. Meet the Candidates: County Board of Education-District 3
  6. Council supports RFD’s T-shirt sale
  7. Toy drive applications now available
  8. Farmers Federation applauds Bedford, Morrow
  9. Update: Kitterman showing signs of improvement
  10. Court upholds Scott conviction
  11. Woman indicted for giving child alcohol
  12. Commission passes $12 million budget
  13. RFD promoting smoke detector program
  14. McKinney indicted for sex abuse
  15. Students build robots for class project
  16. RFD selling shirts for breast cancer screening fund
  17. Vina recognized for historical contributions
  18. Students participate in SYATP
  19. Red Bay Elementary receives grant
  20. Chevron sponsoring ‘Fuel Your School’ program
  21. Community rallies behind Kitterman
  22. SAA now in Franklin County helping local animals
  23. Agee found guilty of rape
  24. ‘Muscle Shoals’ showing at Roxy this weekend

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

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

Smith crowned Russellville Homecoming Queen

Smith crowned Russellville Homecoming Queen

Anna Catherine Smith was crowned the 2014 RHS Homecoming Queen at the pep rally on Friday. Smith is the daughter of Mike and Stephanie Mayfield ... 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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