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11/30/2016 10:35:27 AM
Moments after William Stone was named Franklin County Citizen of the Year last Monday evening, he stood at the podium in the A.W. Todd Centre and reflected on his life in Russellville. “I’m very fortunate to live my life here in Franklin County and in Russellville,” Stone said. “My family lived in four different homes around where we are now. This place means a lot to me.
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11/30/2016 10:48:34 AM
Russellville mayor David Grissom and city council members will be busy elves during this year’s Russellville Christmas Parade as they walk the parade soliciting toy and gift donations for Russellville’s “Helping Santa” Toy Drive. Local law enforcement and firemen placed donation boxes throughout the city last week to collect toys for needy children. “Helping Santa&rd...read more
11/30/2016 10:42:09 AM
Phil Campbell sixth-grade elementary students held their third annual “Famous Americans” Living Wax Museum last Tuesday night. The community was encouraged to take a walk through history as the students brought famous figures from the past to life and shared their stories. There were students as historical figures from sports, music, science and history. Each student wrote a one-minut...read more
11/30/2016 10:38:34 AM
Franklin County’s largest employer was honored last Monday at the annual Franklin County Farm-City Banquet for its contribution in community development in and around Franklin County. Pilgrim’s representatives Jose Guerrero and Laura Lou accepted the award on behalf of the company for its high-level collaborative efforts with Franklin County residents, community and charitable organiz...read more
11/23/2016 10:07:26 AM
It’s often a traumatic experience for children when law enforcement is involved in a domestic situation that leads to the child being removed from the home. For years, the women of Russellville’s North Highlands Church of Christ have made stuffed bears for officers to give to children in these difficult times. Recently, they decided to do something different and started making blanket...read more
11/23/2016 10:05:20 AM
Once again, the city of Russellville is ‘Helping Santa’ with toys for all the boys and girls of Russellville this Christmas. Our goal is that no child in the city will go without Christmas gifts this year. During these rough economic times, we are seeing more and more children who will go through Christmas without food, clothing or toys. We are asking that those who can help please do...read more
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