Still standing strong

Still standing strong

Community continues to recover, remember, rebuild following April 27, 2011 tornado See our coverage this week to memorialize those lost, their families and the whole ... Read more

Latest news

Pig Squeal set for April 30

The 4-H Pig Squeal Project is coming to a head, and 4-H’ers will be  showing off and selling the pigs they have been raising. The ... Read more

  1. Gargis’ case bound over to grand jury
  2. Mayor Steve Bell reflects on tornado recovery
  3. Casey Stockton Memorial bass tourney set for May 21

The Latest

A bright future: Phil Campbell, East Franklin rebuild, overcome destruction

A bright future: Phil Campbell, East Franklin rebuild, overcome destruction

In many ways, it’s been a long five years since the fateful day of April 27, 2011. But with a spirit that cannot be squashed ... Read more

Reflecting on recovery

Reflecting on recovery

The EF-5 tornado of April 27, 2011, is impossible to forget. It changed Franklin County forever. Each person has his or her own story about ... Read more

Chucky Mullins golf tourney returns for seventh year

In a couple of weeks, golfers from throughout the area can tee off to support students’ education and remember an influential and inspirational athlete. The ... Read more

“Arsenic and Old Lace” set for April 28-30, May 1

“Arsenic and Old Lace” set for April 28-30, May 1

The Bay Tree Council for the Performing Arts’ third and final production of the season, “Arsenic and Old Lace” by Joseph Kesselring, will be performed ... Read more

RCS Engineering reflects on NASA Student Launch

With the NASA Student Launch finally under their belts, the RCS Engineering rocket team members are ready to set their sights on the next challenge ... Read more

  1. RCS hosts Golden Tiger Pride Showcase
  2. WES honors heroes
  3. NACOLG shares redevelopment details in community meeting
  4. RHS students achieve CNA certification
  5. NW-SCC Phil Campbell PTK Chapter receives international awards
  6. NW-SCC offers free Jump Start class to 2016 high school grads
  7. Unemployment rate dips in Franklin County
  8. Russellville recognizes Arbor Day
  9. FCSO recovers Mississippi escapee
  10. County teams compete with underwater robotics
  11. Guinn moves to admin assistant
  12. RMS presents: ‘The Lion King’
  13. County to honor tornado victims
  14. Scholarship dinner draws record crowd
  15. Ronnie McDowell performs for 25th year
  16. THS students consider career possibilities
  17. Belgreen hosts Bulldog Bassin’ tournament
  18. PCHS students make Prom Promise
  19. Southside Baptist hosts car show
  20. County schools announce early registration
  21. Garden Club plans for summer planting
  22. Garden Club donates birdhouses to RES
  23. Tower Loan opens in Russellville
  24. Red Bay students learn canning

Sports

Casey Stockton Memorial bass tourney set for May 21

The time has come again for fishermen and fisherwomen everyone to grab their rods for day of fishing with a good cause. The 3rd Annual ... Read more

  1. Golden Tigers progress to second round playoffs
  2. Cat fight: Bobcats claw down Tigers to progress in playoffs
  3. Vina gets two wins in Mississippi

Lifestyles

Tyra, Hudson to wed May 14

Tyra, Hudson to wed May 14

David and Tracey Tyra of Russellville are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kayla Tyra, to Blake Hudson, son of ... Read more

Keelon, Phillips to wed June 3

Keelon, Phillips to wed June 3

Marilyn and Jerry Keelon of Muscle Shoals are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Anna Katelyn Keelon, to Matthew Kyle ... Read more

Bishop, Caldwell to wed May 21

Bishop, Caldwell to wed May 21

Franklin Eugene and Linda Faye Bishop of Russellville are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Victoria Elizabeth Bishop, to Kody ... 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

Vina students get ‘egg’cellent education

At Vina High School, a person can find all the usual activities going on. Last week, ... Read more

Lifestyles

Tyra, Hudson to wed May 14

David and Tracey Tyra of Russellville are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kayla Tyra, to Blake Hudson, son of ... Read more

Food

Cooking and gardening with Sam

The key to success with winter spinach is planting the seeds early enough so they reach maturity before the first frost. Read more