Opinion

You never know until you try

Most people who know me know that I have a slight aversion to small children, so when I was asked this week to come to ... Read more

Can Alabama survive sequestration

The politicians in Montgomery are always quick to tell you how bad the federal government is, but those same politicians are more than happy to ... Read more

Capital report for Feb. 22, 2013

As I drove home from Montgomery this week on Hwy 24 from Moulton to Russellville I was very pleased to see the new asphalt layer. ... Read more

School flexibility bill should be fixed or it must be rejected

Public education is one of the most important services our state and local governments provide. All of us want to see our schools improve, and ... Read more

From the Statehouse

The 2013 regular legislative session begins this week. There are a myriad of issues that must be dealt with during their four-month journey. Read more

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Columnists

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

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

Can we afford such debts?

I voted for President Obama in 2008 mainly because he promised if he were elected he would reduce the national debt. Instead it has about ... Read more