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Bob Stickley

It is important to vote this November

If you don’t make a practice of voting, it will be very important to you to vote this year. The race for governor in Alabama has ... Read more

14 years ago by Staff Reports.

We were just poor folks when I was young

Being the youngest of nine children growing up, things weren’t always the best — these were the days just after the Great Depression. We fuss today ... Read more

14 years ago by Staff Reports.

Looking forward to Watermelon Festival

Well another year has come and gone and the annual Watermelon Festival will soon be upon us — August 20-21 as a matter of fact. This ... Read more

14 years ago by Staff Reports.

Archives preserve county’s history

Over 14 years ago Chris Ozbirn envisioned a place where historic records of Franklin County could be preserved and housed for future generations — a ... Read more

14 years ago by Staff Reports.

Home sweet home Alabama

Some 41 years ago, I made my first trip to the state of Alabama to visit my in-laws. I had no idea then that northwest Alabama ... Read more

14 years ago by Staff Reports.

Four-star general pays visit to city

Most of us know that our city has its share of problems at this time. Read more

14 years ago by Staff Reports.

I’ve had several careers over the years

Most folks don’t know about the many job titles I have had over the years gone past. Read more

14 years ago by Staff Reports.

A devotion to her daylilies

Each June, the beautiful summer colors begin to shine brightly in yards around Franklin County. One of the most colorful and vibrant yards in Russellville can ... Read more

14 years ago by Staff Reports.

Where has dedication to marriage gone?

There was once a couple — Lilly and Charles Thompson — who had been married for 60 years and said they had never been apart ... Read more

14 years ago by Staff Reports.

If I could be half the man Grandpa was

One of the most wonderful men in my life was my dear Grandpa. If he were living today, he would be 121 years old. He passed ... Read more

14 years ago by Staff Reports.

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