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Russellville equine therapy visits library program

“Adventure begins at your public library- and that’s what we’re trying to teach kids,” explained Amanda Arrington, librarian ... Read more | Add your comment

Steam locomotive delivery to Red Bay delayed, arrives July 1

July 1 – or thereabouts – a 1923 restored steam locomotive engine and tinder will be delivered to ... Read more | Add your comment

Presenting: Miss Phil Campbell

Abigail Faith Bell, recent graduate and salutatorian of Phil Campbell High School, was crowned Miss Phil Campbell in ... Read more | Add your comment

Black Sox off to undefeated start as travel baseball season heats up

The summer travel baseball season got off to a winning start for the Black Sox 17-U team. The ... Read more | Add your comment

Franklin County

NWSCC receives $18,000 in grants from Dollar General Literacy Foundation

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation (DGLF) recently awarded Northwest Shoals Community College (NWSCC) $18,000 in grants to support adult and family literacy. NWSCC received a ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Russellville equine therapy visits library program

“Adventure begins at your public library- and that’s what we’re trying to teach kids,” explained Amanda Arrington, librarian at Helen Keller Public Library in Tuscumbia. ... Read more | Add your comment

by Harleigh Borden.

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Local author holds book signing at RPL

Born and raised in Phil Campbell, Jason A. Davis, author of “Dad’s Notes,” his first book, had a signing June 6 at the Russellville Public ... Read more | Add your comment

by María Camp.

Franklin County

Former Russellville resident performs ‘Miracle Worker’

Formerly of Russellville, Elizabeth Ragsdale is playing the role of Aunt Ev in this year’s production of “The Miracle Worker,” performed on the grounds of ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

High School Sports

Central board selects next AHSAA executive director

Oxford High School principal Heath Harmon was approved Thursday by the AHSAA Central Board of Control to become the sixth executive director of the Alabama ... Read more | Add your comment

by Bart Moss.

Franklin County

All American Tang Soo Do students recognized

Students of All American Tang Soo Do participated in a championship competition in Houma, Louisiana, April 20. All American Tang Soo Do is a martial ... Read more | Add your comment

by María Camp.

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Russellville High School students sign to pursue fine arts careers

Seven RHS students recently signed to indicate their intentions to pursue careers in fine arts. They include Yoseline Diaz (University of North Alabama, UNA Marching ... Read more | Add your comment

by María Camp.

Franklin County

Football Funday, special needs probowl take place June 15

The RHS Class of 1988 – Chucky Mullins Scholarship Committee is presenting a probowl for students with special needs, for ages seven and up, June ... Read more | Add your comment

by María Camp.

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Russellville member named among finalists for GFWC Jennie Award

The General Federation of Women’s Club, International (GFWC) is one of the world’s largest and oldest nonpartisan, nondenominational, women’s volunteer service organizations. It is dedicated ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

East Franklin

East Franklin Junior High celebrates May 21 graduation

East Franklin Junior High celebrates graduation May 21: Drake Pruett, Jeremiah Smith, Jonah Stancil, Isaac Duboise, Canyon Davis, Christian Mendez, Melvin Gutierrez, Eric Gutierrez, Kye ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Belgreen

Belgreen Class of 2024 celebrates graduation

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by Staff Reports.

Franklin County

Local churches plan Vacation Bible School programs

Vacation Bible School is a cornerstone of summertime for many, and the following churches are preparing to host their special programs. Want to see your ... Read more | Add your comment

by Alison James.

High School Sports

Russellville High School athletes make North-South All-Star sports rosters

Player rosters and coaching staff for the 2024 North-South All-Star Sports Week teams have been announced, and Russellville High School will be represented during the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Brannon King.

Galleries

PHOTOS: Tharptown High School Wildcats graduate

PHOTOS BY HAYDEN MOSS Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Galleries

PHOTOS: Phil Campbell High School students graduate

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by Staff Reports.

High School Sports

Russellville High School standouts sign to play college baseball

Two Russellville Golden Tigers signed to play baseball at the next level during a celebration held May 21. Senior infielder Daniel Askew signed with the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Brannon King.

Franklin County

NEMCC announces more than 400 to spring vice president’s list

Four hundred and eleven Northeast Mississippi Community College students achieved a grade point average of 3.5-3.9 on a 4.0 scale for the spring semester and, ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Franklin County

UNA releases spring dean’s, president’s lists

Dean’s List Phil Campbell Robyn Leigh Amerson, Kara Bryn, Barton Sheyenne, LaShae Gray, Paisley Raeden Holaway, Ethan Grant Leser, John Paul Russell, Katelee Paige Smith ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

High School Sports

Spring sports classifications revealed

The Alabama High School Athletic Association Central Board of Control approved school alignments for the spring sports of baseball, softball, soccer, tennis, golf and outdoor ... Read more | Add your comment

by Bart Moss.

News

Roxy holds June 15 concert, plans other events

Lucas A. Shepherd will be performing at the Historic Roxy Theatre in downtown Russellville June 15 at 7 p.m. A native of Russellville, he is ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Franklin County

Free summer meal program available at Franklin County Schools

All schools in the Franklin County Schools system will provide a Seamless Summer meal program. Meals will be served at Belgreen, East Franklin, Phil Campbell, ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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PHOTOS: Red Bay High School graduates celebrate

PHOTOS BY MARÍA CAMP Read more | Add your comment

by María Camp.

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PHOTOS: Russellville High School Class of 2024 graduates

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by María Camp.

College Sports

NWSCC Patriots finish baseball season at NJCAA Division I South District Tournament

The Northwest Shoals Community College Patriots finished the baseball season by competing in the NJCAA South District Division I Tournament May 9-12. NWSCC was the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Brannon King.

College Sports

NWSCC Patriots finish softball season at ACCC Tournament

The Northwest Shoals Community College Patriots finished the 2024 softball season at the ACCC Division I Championship Tournament held at Veterans Park in Alabaster, Alabama. ... Read more | Add your comment

by Brannon King.

College Sports

Three Patriots selected for ACCC All-Conference honors

Three freshmen Northwest Shoals Community College Patriots received Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) all-conference first or second team honors. Patriots Softball player Kennedi Clark was ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Franklin County

RPD, FCSO raise funds through softball game

The Russellville Police Department and the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office competed in an inaugural softball game May 18 at the Lee Sports Complex by Sloss ... Read more | Add your comment

by María Camp.

Franklin County

Tharptown rocketry team blasts into first place in nation 

Tharptown’s rocketry team blasted off to victory, all the way from their home in Russellville, Ala., to securing first place in the nation in the ... Read more | Add your comment

by María Camp.

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US-43 traffic lights in front of Walmart malfunctioning

Earlier this afternoon, the Russellville Police Department reported on their Facebook page that the traffic lights on US-43 in front of Walmart in Russellville have ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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