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Russellville baseball announces winter camp - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

Russellville High School is hosting a winter baseball camp Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan. 21, for first- through sixth-grade children in Russellville and the ...



High School Football: New-look Russellville thrives for coach John Ritter  Times Daily

RUSSELLVILLE – The football stadium at Russellville High School is large, with about 30 rows of bleachers running goal line to goal line on one side and nearly ...



RHS Golden Tigers rev up for 2018 season - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

By Brannon King / For the FCT. After months of anticipation, the 2018 high school football season is finally here. The players, coaches, cheerleaders and band ...



Russellville hosts adult prom - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

Prom is one of the biggest events, aside from graduation, that students get to experience during their high school careers, but what about the adults whose high ...



Russellville set to hire West Morgan's John Ritter as football coach  Times Daily

John Ritter is set to become the new head football coach at Russellville High School, according to a press release from Russellville City Schools.



Standout High School: Russellville High ranks as state's No. 1  Times Daily

RUSSELLVILLE -- Russellville High School has been ranked as the No. 1 Standout High School in Alabama by the nationally recognized school ranking site ...



RCS board approves personnel changes - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

The June 26 Russellville City Schools Board of Education meeting saw several personnel changes. There were three resignations. Jennifer Warhurst, who was ...



Area school systems' bells to ring soon | Education  Times Daily

The days of sleeping in late in the morning will come to a grinding halt this week as school bells ring in a new year — the first of which.



Kristi Wilbanks opens boutique in Russellville - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

Sept. 15 Kristi Wilbanks reached a new career milestone when she opened her first brick-and-mortar boutique selling women's clothing and accessories.



Home for Christmas: Book Lovers present annual Tour of Homes - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

FRANKLIN LIVING— The halls will be decked with boughs of holly in houses across the Russellville area when they throw open their doors for the annual Tour ...



Russellville vet's dance video gets rave reviews - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

In a sea of dance challenge videos online, all set to the Drake song “In My Feelings,” a few have stood out and become viral sensations. One video from Franklin ...



Antique store opens in Russellville - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

Five and Dime Antiques and Collectibles is a two-fold business, providing a trip through the past while also giving downtown Russellville a step toward ...



Doe's comes to Russellville - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

High-quality food and a one-of-a-kind experience are what general manager Seth Roark said he wants to serve up to the people of Franklin County and the ...



Russellville High recognized as state leader in AP course involvement  whnt.com

RUSSELLVILLE, Ala. – A celebration was held Thursday morning at Russellville High School. Students and teachers were recognized on the state level for ...



Russellville High School seniors make the traditional walk through the schools  Times Daily

RUSSELLVILLE – As the countdown to next week's graduation continues, the members of the 2016… Facebook · Twitter · SMS · Email; Print; Save. × ...



Niche ranks Russellville as top standout high school in Alabama  WAFF

Niche has ranked Russellville High School as the number one standout high school in Alabama.



Russellville soccer teams make debut Tuesday | High School  Times Daily

RUSSELLVILLE — Trey Stanford says he gets stopped every day on the campus of Russellville High School, and someone asks him about soccer.



JROTC program's loss a blow for Sheffield High  Times Daily

When the decision was made in June to end the JROTC program at Sheffield High School after 13 years, it signified the end of an era, but also drew concern.



Club Chronicles: Christmastime comes for downtown Russellville - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in downtown Russellville. Cultura Garden Club members have been working like elves getting the decorations ready to ...



Primary results: Tuesday election goes to Moore, Kiel - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

The June 5 primary was a close race for some candidates and a sweeping win for others. There was a total of 18,283 registered voters in Franklin County; 4,509 ...



Hoover band prepares for 2018 Invitational Marching Festival  Hoover Sun

Fifteen high school marching bands are expected to participate in Hoover High School's 2018 Invitational Marching Festival on Oct. 20 at Hoover Metropolitan ...



Students at 2 Russellville area schools charged with separate bomb threats  AL.com

Russellville Police Chief Chris Hargett said a threat toward Russellville High School was made overnight through Yik Yak, an anonymous social media app.



Knowing your neighborhood - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

“I think it's important to know your surroundings. You need to know your neighborhood and know who's around you, just for safety precautions.” Those are the ...



New school year to emphasize career tech | Education  Times Daily

RUSSELLVILLE — City schools Superintendent Heath Grimes said the district is placing a greater-than-ever emphasis on career technical education, beginning ...



2018 Tennessee Valley high school graduation ceremony dates and times  WHNT News 19

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- WHNT has compiled a list of most Tennessee Valley high school's graduation ceremony with their date and time. They are listed ...



RPD arrests former city employee - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

Former Russellville city employee Chris Scott, 42, was arrested June 4 after local officials were made aware of some suspect lawn equipment. According to Sgt.



Russellville High School students win international rocketry challenge  whnt.com

PARIS - Students from Russellville High School have achieved international success -- after winning the Team American Rocketry Challenge last month, they ...



Holly Day returns for fifth year - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

Santa Claus will be making appearances all over Franklin County this year, and one of the most notable occasions will be at the fifth annual Holly Day ...



Bonds seeks to restore Tanner tradition | Local Sports  News Courier

Oscar Bonds knows what it's like to be part of a winning football program. From his time as a player at Russellville High School and Jacksonville State University ...



The Bricks opens in Russellville - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

The Bricks is now open. Opening day for The Bricks Inn and Restaurant, located in downtown Russellville, was Feb. 19. Feb. 16-17, the restaurant had the ...



Roc the Lot returns to Sloss Lake for fifth year - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

For the fifth year in a row, Redemption Outreach Church and the Russellville Dream Center are working together to host Roc the Lot, set for Sloss Lake from 2-8 ...



RHS wins in double OT - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

By Brannon King / For the FCT. The Russellville-Deshler football series has a history of producing great games, and the latest meeting between the two schools ...



Andrea's Arbor opens in Russellville - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

For almost a month now, Andrea's Arbor has been open in downtown Russellville. Andrea's Arbor is a satellite branch of Cramer's Children Center in Florence.



MLBPAA to host baseball camp - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

Organizers of the Second Annual Olan Cunningham Legends of Youth Baseball Camp are now accepting participants for this year's camp, which this year will ...



Franklin County Grand Jury returns indictments - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

Kevin Allen Barret, 27, Vina. Burglary second degree, domestic violence third degree, criminal mischief third degree and harassment. Zachary Edward Bilek, 26, ...



Russellville High School hosts Alabama's largest 1-day blood drive  Times Daily

RUSSELLVILLE — Every two seconds, someone in the U.S. has a need for blood, which means there are more than 41000 blood donations needed every ...



Academic Achievers | Education  Times Daily

Academic Achievers include achievements earned in school-sponsored activities that are based on grades and academic performances. Information comes ...



5 Things to Watch in 2018 High School Baseball season  Times Daily

Baseball season across the state is scheduled to begin today. Here are five things to watch among local teams:



Toy Drive time is here - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

Holiday season is in full swing, and even though Thanksgiving is coming up, it's time to start the necessary early Christmas preparations. One way to do that in ...



FCSO pursues shooting suspect - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

Officials are searching for suspect Leobardo Navarrette Donagustin after a shooting that occurred Aug. 27 around 2 p.m. at a residence in the Mountain Star ...



Alabama number one in nation for Advanced Placement score growth  AL.com

In spring 2017, Alabama public high school students took 49860 AP exams and earned 26279 qualifying scores, earning the equivalent of more than $47 million ...



RPD discovers 13 children in unlicensed daycare center - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

Dec. 3 Russellville resource officers were following up on home visits when they discovered 13 small children inside a residence on Franklin Street. According to ...



Judge sentences Crista Madden to 20 years - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

June 11 Franklin County citizens filed into the courtroom at the Franklin County Courthouse to witness the sentencing of former county administrator Crista ...



Chamber announces Watermelon Festival entertainment - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

Franklin County's 38th annual Watermelon Festival has been set for Aug. 17-18, and the musical entertainment has been secured. Nashville-based Sweet Tea ...



Soccer program kicks off at Russellville - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

In seventh grade a young Trey Stanford was part of the first-ever soccer program at West Limestone High School. Now he'll be part of another inaugural program ...



Brewing business: The Grind provides gathering place for caffeine-lovers - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

FRANKLIN LIVING—Byron Cheek has been in sales and marketing his entire career, but in May 2018 he branched off from his background as an insurance ...



RPD substation opens at Russellville apartments - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

It's been years since the Russellville Police Department has had a substation at the Ridgecrest Apartments on Washington Avenue, but the RPD has just opened ...



TimesDaily Boys Soccer All-Area Team: First-year player makes it count  Times Daily

When Russellville High School announced it was adding a soccer program for the 2017 season, perhaps no one was more excited than Marvin Betancourt.



County hosts 4H STEM Expo - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

More than 120 students from six counties will be coming together in Russellville for the first 4H STEM Expo held in Franklin County March 8. The expo will begin ...



Guinn moves to admin assistant - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

In addition to voting on a credit recovery plan and to join a CNP Consortium that will mean better food rates for Russellville City Schools, the RCS Board of ...



2018 High School Baseball preview capsules | High School  Times Daily

Brooks Lions. Coach: Jacob Fowler. Career record / record at school: 18-18/18-18. Last year: 18-18, Lost to Springville in first round of playoffs. Returning ...



Bound by business: The Keeton family - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

PROGRESS 2018— For many families, making time to see each other can be a challenge, made complicated by everyone's busy schedules. For the Keeton ...



Jason Goodwin moves to RHS principal - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

At a board meeting last week, the RCS Board of Education voted to transfer Jason Goodwin from Russellville High School assistant principal to principal.



Rapid recovery continues for Russellville team leader Austin Kitterman after ATV accident  The Huntsville Times - al.com

The Russellville football team has bonded this week after the life-threatening injuries sustained by team leader Austin Kitterman in a four-wheeler accident.



Russellville businessman Jamie Kiel seeks GOP nomination in State House District 18 - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

Political newcomer Jamie Kiel formally announced this week his candidacy for State House District 18, hoping to represent the voters of Franklin, Colbert and ...



Small town Saturday night: Hee Haw brings live music to Phil Campbell - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

FRANKLIN LIVING—Gene Welch Sr. first opened the Mountain Valley Hee Haw in 1983. Thirty-five years later, it's still going strong in its original location on ...



Oakman hires two new head coaches  Daily Mountain Eagle

Oakman has continued its busy summer of replacing coaches, hiring two head basketball coaches and a football assistant. The moves were made official at ...



Russellville Fire Department offers free smoke alarms - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

As the seasons change, the primary causes of fires change as well, but one fact remains the same: structure fires are a potential all year round. One key to ...



Open letter to Franklin County citizens from probate judge, commission chair Barry Moore - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

It has come to my attention that there are people throughout the county who still have questions and concerns in regards to the theft of county funds by former ...



Health ratings | Business  Times Daily

The following businesses were inspected by the Alabama Department of Public Health before Feb. 23. Scores are based on a 100-point system. Restaurants ...



Joe Mansell announces run for probate judge - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

With the June primary only four months away, two Franklin County residents have stepped forward and announced their candidacy for probate judge of Franklin ...



Industry locates in Russellville - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

MS Industries, a research and mining development company and a direct mining source for its customers, is the newest industry to call Russellville home.



REX NELSON: King Cotton returns  Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Someone posted a photo on social media last week of a fancy scoreboard going up inside the Pine Bluff Convention Center, and the memories came flooding ...



Overton Farm designated as Place in Peril - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

When the Alabama Trust for Historic Preservation and the Alabama Historical Commission consider the historic structures across the state that deserve to be ...



Former Reedtown school named to historic register - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

A building that played a very influential role in the lives of many people in the Reedtown community was officially deemed a historical landmark this past ...



Cottontails Children's Boutique opens in Russellville - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

Russellville High School graduates Tamera Lane and Haley Sparks weren't sure how successful their monogramming and applique business would be. But with ...



Son's role a tribute to father, Mullins | Local News  Times Daily

Jacob Hamilton recalls a visit he once made to his father's office as a child.



RCS vocal students perform at state - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

The state's best youth vocal talents gathered in Montgomery over the weekend for a one-of-a-kind performance, and voices from Russellville were among them.



Self-service corn machine comes to FC - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

Farmers work long hours, and hunters are often up and about their business before the sun breaks open the day. These early and late hours can make it difficult ...



BLOG: National Signing Day coverage in the Tennessee Valley  whnt.com

Check our various coverage of National Signing Day, including your pictures.



15 most diverse high schools in Alabama  AL.com

Which Alabama high schools have the most diverse student bodies? Homewood for cover.JPG. Photo: Homewood High School. Alabama's diverse high schools.



36th Annual Miss RHS Pageant - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

The RHS Annual Staff will sponsor the 36th annual Miss RHS pageant March 2 at 7 p.m. in the RHS auditorium. The pageant offers an array of talent and beauty.



Russellville approves loan to purchase fire truck - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

In early December, Russellville City Council voted to enhance the city's fire department with the purchase of a used rescue pumper – “something we had to ...



Russellville taps Heaton as new football coach | Top News Rotator  Times Daily

Russellville High School filled its head football coaching vacancy today, hiring Mark Heaton, who spent the past two seasons as Halevyiile's head coach.



Updated: One shot in Russellville, three arrested - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

By Bart Moss for the FCT. A Friday shooting in Russellville has resulted in three arrests by the Russellville Police Department. One man was reportedly shot in ...



Local baseball lovers visit every MLB stadium - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

By Bart Moss for the FCT. In Summer 2009, Derek Ergle and Chad Green set out on an adventure that is every baseball lover's dream. They wanted to visit every ...



As redshirt freshman, Austin Stidham embracing challenge of becoming Troy’s starting left tackle  Dothan Eagle

Troy head football coach Neal Brown has good reason to mention left tackle Austin Stidham's size when he discusses the redshirt freshman's recent ...



Vina hosts Junior Olympic Qualifier - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

Several young Franklin County shooting athletes recently participated in a Junior Olympic Qualifier in Vina. This year's Junior Olympic Qualifier was co-hosted ...



RCS, FCS school boards hold June meetings - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

Despite the summer break for local schools, the county and city boards of education stay busy in June and July with a variety of school business from personnel ...



MS Industries provides update on construction of silica processing plant - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

MS Industries, the Alabama research and mining development company currently establishing operations in Franklin County, announced last week that ...



New inn, restaurant comes to downtown Russellville - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

Another step toward revitalizing Russellville's downtown area is underway. The Bricks Inn and Restaurant began its construction at the end of the summer and is ...



Russellville Middle School inducts National Junior Honor Society students - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

Last Friday, Russellville Middle School welcomed a new crop of high-achieving eighth graders to the ranks of the National Junior Honor Society. The NJHS is ...



Alabama Boasts Most-Improved AP Test Scores  Alabama Public Radio

Once again, the state of Alabama has the most improved advanced placement scores in the country. Al.com reports Alabama has had the highest percentage of.



Bear Creek financial situation comes under scrutiny - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

When Daniel Green accepted a city councilman position in nearby Bear Creek in November 2016, he said he had no knowledge about the city's financial state.



Mountain Breeze reunite for 30th anniversary, benefit for Kerry Gilbert  Times Daily

In 1985, four Franklin County teenagers came together to form a quartet that became known as Mountain Breeze.



Farmers Home Furniture brings distribution center to Russellville - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

Russellville Mayor David Grissom got the chance to utter one of his favorite phrases Monday: “It's a great day in the City of Russellville.” In front of a ...



Artistic Renderings of Youth | Arts and Theater  Times Daily

Artistic Renderings of Youth, in its 26th year, is a juried show at Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts in Florence featuring works of students in seventh through ...



Russellville preps for July 4 - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

Jam on Sloss Lake, held at Sloss Lake on Highway 24, begins the morning of July 4 at 7:30 a.m. with the Cotton Flats Cruisers car show until 2 p.m. Live music ...



Local 80’s band makes comeback for a cause  whnt.com

LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ala. - Kerry Gilbert, Trent Stevenson and Kelly Cole started singing together in high school.​ "We were giddy teenagers starting out,” ...



Russellville's Austin Kitterman shows encouraging signs after traumatic injury  The Birmingham News - al.com

Kitterman is a promising baseball and football player at Russellville. He had one of the best games of his career last Friday against Sparkman. (Russellville High ...



7-on-7, scrimmage matches prepare Golden Tigers - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

By Brannon King for the FCT. Football players and coaches from several schools across the state of Alabama came to Russellville July 14 for the annual ...



Heaton hired as head coach, AD at Russellville - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

By Bart Moss. For the FCT. The Russellville Golden Tigers coaching search is over and they didn't have to look far to find new leadership.



Community mourns passing of Bill Moss - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

A person's legacy can live on long after they leave this world, and that's true in the case of Bill Moss, who passed away Aug. 22. Moss was a former teacher, ...



RPD arrests one for child endangerment - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

Oct. 20 the Russellville Police Department was called to do a welfare check that later ended in arrest for a Russellville woman. Brittany Barnett was possibly in ...



Farm-City awards community members - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

By Bart Moss / For the FCT. Among a number of Franklin County Farm-City banquet honorees Monday, a Russellville man received top recognition. Bret Gist ...



Madden pleads guilty to ethics violations on $753K - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

March 19 Franklin County received answers in a case that hit close to home. Former county administrator Crista Madden pleaded guilty to ethical violations ...



West Point High 1 of 5 AL schools named A+ College Ready Schools of Excellence  CullmanSense

The number of AP classes at WPHS has increased almost nine times since 2014. / Amanda Yearwood. WEST POINT - In September, West Point High School ...



Mission Medical hosts grand opening Friday - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

It's been two months nearly to the day since Mission Medical opened its doors to patients. Friday, the Russellville clinic will host a grand opening and ribbon ...



Renfroe pleads guilty to hindering prosecution - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

According to the Franklin County District Attorney's office, a settlement has been reached in charges against Hailey Rose Renfroe. Renfroe, 22, of Phil Campbell, ...



NFL's Fluker visits Russellville camp - Franklin County Times  Franklin County Times

By Matt Fuller. For the FCT. The Russellville Parks and Recreation Department hosted their fifth annual youth basketball camp July 15-17 and a surprise guest ...



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