Opinion

Never underestimate mother nature

I know I have rattled on about the weather in my last couple of articles on this page, but this particular story is of a ... Read more

The Education Budget is a slap in the face of educators and taxpayers

For the past three years state employees, educators and our entire public education system has taken it on the chin. Unfortunately, it seems next year ... Read more

Careful what you wish for

By: Rep. Craig Ford We’ve all heard the old saying, “Be careful what you wish for because you just might get it.” It seems that ... Read more

Seniors beware

This week I talked to a precious lady right here in the area who had been the victim of a scam attempt last week. She said ... Read more

Ugly bill passed in ugly way

It is amazing to read what some legislators have written in the weeks since the state legislature passed the so-called Alabama Accountability Act. The Republicans in ... Read more

More Articles

  1. Setting the record straight on the Accountability/Flexibility bill
  2. Another look at HB 84
  3. Outdoor sports rely on weather
  4. Capitol report for March 16, 2013
  5. Why we have to slow down the legislative process
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Columnists

Oh the things you’ll read

This week, in elementary schools all across America, students will be participating in Read Across America in celebration of Dr. Seuss’ birthday. Students will ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Thanks to Community Spirit Bank

We would like to thank Community Spirit Bank for partnering with the EverFi - Financial Literacy Program and allowing Russellville High School to be part ... Read more

‘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