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“The leader of the band is tired and his eyes are growing old, But his blood runs through my instrument and his song is in my soul. My life has been a poor attempt to imitate the man. I'm jus...read more
How Are You Inspired by America?   (The following essay was written by Phil Campbell High School 7th grader Melodie Riley as an entry in the Veterans of Foreign Wars' annual Patriots Pen Essay ...read more
(The following is an opinion column. The views expressed herein are those of the writer, and not necessarily those of the publication, its employees or affiliates. We invite your response to this or a...read more
Christmas Day is almost here. Some folks are looking forward to it. Others are dreading it. There are even those who have mixed feelings about it. I'm one with mixed feelings. I'm glad to see the smi...read more
A few of us from our Phil Campbell High School senior class have been talking about having a class reunion for many years. Some from this “ever-talked-about-planning-committee” are no lon...read more
  All employees of the Russellville Electric Board received the first of two 2022 'Performance and Safety Incentive' bonuses last week. These incentive payments are nothing new—REB emplo...read more
Since his arrival two months ago, Northwest-Shoals Community College President Dr. Chris Cox has been an 'open book' when it comes to media access. Cox, who started August 17, 2021, is no stranger to...read more
Hi everyone! I have some exciting news to tell you. As you know, Phil Campbell and Littleville have closed their senior dances but you won’t have to sit up with nothing to do anymore, oh no! ...read more
When Chris Heaps was hired nine years ago, nobody knew exactly what to expect from Russellville High School's new varsity baseball coach. For 15 years, Heaps served as assistant baseball coach at Har...read more
Hello again! I don’t know about you, but I am so excited about the beginnings of a new year, new challenges await us. In-school-classes, could become a thing of the past. Virtual learning coul...read more
When Kevin Touchstone was appointed to the Russellville Industrial Development Board last month, the Russellville City Council knew what it was doing. Touchstone, the complex manager for Pilgrim's Ru...read more
I’ve got a lot on my mind today. You know how memories are so special and become even more meaningful when someone we love is taken from us.  A shock takes over and you feel numb and don&r...read more
Hello to my faithful followers!     I’d just like to remind you how much I appreciate your kindness you have shown me throughout the past years. Please know that your continued ...read more
What is it with people in today’s world? We have gone through a shortage of toilet paper, hand sanitizer, lysol spray, and most of all, good ole ground beef. Of course, the list goes on and on....read more
  03-29-2020     Not to whom it may concern because this CONCERNS EVERYONE:   About two weeks ago, I came down with a cold that quickly went to my chest, with not much fever...read more
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