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12/7/2016 10:45:08 AM
As a veteran educator and administrator, Eddie Britton has developed a lot of patience. In education, change doesn’t come easily; it’s often a gradual process. So when Britton analyzes the state of the Democratic Party in Franklin County, there’s no panic in his voice. With all four Franklin County Commission races won by Republicans on November 8, Britton believes there need t
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12/7/2016 10:57:38 AM
Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) at Russellville High School held its annual toy drive last Wednesday, November 30. Members collected toys and donations to be used in the Russellville community for families who are in need this Christmas. Rev. Richard Parker spoke to the club on the topic of a “giving heart.” FBLA was able to collect $265.00 and numerous toys to help brighten...read more
12/7/2016 10:55:08 AM
Susan Hall is now the assistant director for the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce. After almost 39 years working in education, Hall sought out another career that would fulfill her love of helping others. Around the time that she was looking, the perfect job came open. Hall worked as an English teacher at the high school and college level. She was also an assistant principal at Russellville E...read more
12/7/2016 10:48:53 AM
Over the past three decades, both as a teacher and an administrator, Gary Williams has spent his life working to provide both students and faculty members of the Franklin County School System with the best possible learning environment. This past Sunday afternoon, numerous friends and family, along with current and former co-workers of Williams, gathered at the A.W. Todd Center in downtown Russel...read more
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
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