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Tharptown splits with Athens Bible

Published on April 19th, 2014 by in Sports

Mike Self Franklin Free Press Allen Bohannon pitched well and drove in a run on Friday as Tharptown beat No. 4 Athens Bible 5-3 in game one of their first-round series in the Class 1A playoffs. Riley Nolen pitched even better in game two, but one bout of wildness in the third inning cost him

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Lady Bulldogs break out the bats in rout of Phillips

Published on April 18th, 2014 by in Sports

Staff reports Cortny Williams hit a three-run homer and Kylie Murray added a three-run triple on Thursday as Belgreen improved to 5-2 in Class 1A, Area 15 by pounding Phillips 16-5. The Lady Bulldogs (16-9 overall) grabbed the early lead with three runs in the top of the second inning. They added to the lead

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Golden Tigers split doubleheader on Senior Night

Published on April 18th, 2014 by in Sports

Mike Self Franklin Free Press Austin Kitterman’s walk-off double gave Russellville a 5-4 win over James Clemens in the first game of Thursday’s doubleheader, but a seventh-inning rally by the Jets in game two spoiled a terrific outing by senior Aaron Jackson as the Golden Tigers lost 4-3 and settled for a split on Senior

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Bragwell strikes out 14 as Belgreen wins area game

Published on April 17th, 2014 by in Sports

Staff reports Laken Bragwell struck out 14 batters in a complete game on Wednesday, and Shellie Barber drove in the go-ahead run in the sixth inning as Belgreen rallied for a 4-3 win over Hackleburg. The Lady Bulldogs (15-9, 4-2 in Class 1A, Area 15) trailed 2-1 going into the top of the sixth inning.

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Smith transferring to Ole Miss

Published on April 16th, 2014 by in Sports

Mike Self Franklin Free Press The next stop on Terence Smith’s basketball journey will be the SEC. Smith, a 2010 graduate of Russellville High School who was an All-Conference selection in the Ohio Valley at UT-Martin as a junior this past season, has announced that he will transfer to Ole Miss. Smith will play his

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Service providers gathering info on broadband options

John Pilati Franklin Free Press Representatives of five Internet service providers met with the Franklin County Broadband Task Force at a meeting last Thursday designed to provide more information as the companies consider expansion into Franklin County’s rural areas. In attendance were officials from Verizon Wireless, Cyber Broadband, Complete Wireless Systems, AT&T and Charter Communications.

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Formans bid farewell to friends and family in Russellville

Megan Barber Franklin Free Press Leaving Russellville will not be easy for Charles and Jane Forman. But the opportunity to be nearer their children and grandchildren in Texas was just too good to pass up. On Sunday, April 6, friends and family gathered at Russellville First Baptist Church for a going-away party for the Formans to

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Family member ‘saddened’ upon visit to Overton Farms

John Pilati Franklin Free Press As a member of the Overton family, Trisha Overton Montgomery shares a lifetime of memories about Overton Farms, her family’s homestead. But Montgomery’s recent visit to the property stirred different emotions, as she described seeing it in “desperate need of repair.” That motivated Montgomery to contact Rep. Johnny Mack Morrow

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Tharptown ready for rematch with Athens Bible

Published on April 15th, 2014 by in Sports

Mike Self Franklin Free Press Since the second week of March, not many teams in Class 1A have been as hot as Athens Bible and Tharptown. After this weekend’s showdown in the first round of the state playoffs, however, one of them will be headed home for good. The Trojans, ranked No. 3 by the

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Mitchell, Wildcats set sights on redemption

Published on April 15th, 2014 by in Sports

Mike Self Franklin Free Press Colbert Heights won the Class 2A, Area 16 title this season with a sophomore-heavy roster, but head coach Scott Hunter doesn’t feel as though his team has arrived ahead of schedule. He thinks they’re right on time. “Winning the area was our goal to start the season. I’m sure it’s

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