Opinion

Governor, Legislature treating state employees like second-class citizens

I never thought that I would live to see a governor brag about how he has eliminated 4,000 jobs — especially in the middle of ... 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

PC officers go above and beyond

I would like to commend Merrell Potter and Terrell Potter with the Phil Campbell Police Department for the great job they do. They both worked on ... Read more

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

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Capitol Report for June 27

It was really a thrill to recently see so many World War II Fighter Planes fly into the Muscle Shoals airport. It was great ... 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