My turn to join in the fun

For the past few weeks I have been getting people across the county to answer questions for our “Getting to Know Your Neighbor” feature in ... Read more

Summer camps are a great way for kids to stay active

Ahh, the days of summer. Summertime means a lot of things, but to the youth of Franklin County, the months of June and July mean ... Read more

Take care of your pets this summer

It has been ridiculously hot the past few weeks, but that really doesn’t come as any surprise because this is typical of summertime in Alabama ... Read more

Governor playing politics with people’s livelihoods

Alabama’s state employees work hard. They make our state and local governments function. They keep our courts running and our streets safe. And for the ... Read more

Parents, fans, players out of hand with criticism

Sports have been a large part of my life since I was five years old. Whether I was watching NCAA football or MLB on TV, ... Read more

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Should college athletes be paid?

There is a drama unfolding in college athletics, but isn’t there always? But unlike other sports dramas, this drama could affect the game many of ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

‘Go local’ and support your community bank

Dear Editor, The word “sustainability” can be linked to a lot of our local activities these days – whether it’s reusing or recycling products that ... Read more

Thanks for all the help

The Chucky Mullins Memorial Scholarship committee would like to thank all those who helped to make the fourth annual Chucky Mullins Memorial golf tournament a ... Read more

Thanks for all the support

The Russellville City Schools Education Foundation is very grateful for the wonderful support shown by those who bought dinner tickets and attended our first annual ... Read more

Law Day is designed to educate on legal system

Each year the nation observes Law Day on May 1. Law Day is designed to educate people of all ages about the legal system and ... Read more

The governor should listen to Franklin County

I was in disbelief when Gov. Bentley vetoed a bill from Rep. Johnny Mack Morrow and Sen. Roger Bedford that would allow Franklin County to ... Read more