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Dunstan, Holcomb lead RHS girls past Phillips

Published on November 26th, 2014 by in Sports

Staff reports RUSSELLVILLE – Ashley Dunstan scored 23 points and Abby Holcomb added 12 on four three-pointers Tuesday night as Russellville bounced back from a season-opening loss to beat Phillips 55-27. Dunstan, held to eight points in Monday’s loss at Phil Campbell, started fast on Tuesday with six early points as Russellville (1-1) jumped out

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Phillips pulls away from Russellville with big fourth quarter

Published on November 26th, 2014 by in Sports

Mike Self Franklin Free Press RUSSELLVILLE – Tyler Crumpton scored 20 points and Jake Bonner went a perfect 10-for-10 at the foul line in the fourth quarter on Tuesday night as Phillips pulled away from Russellville for a 63-46 win. Senior guard Tyler Willis finished with 20 points to lead the Golden Tigers (1-1), who

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Local Blog Misquotes Local Business Owner on Immigration

John Pilati Franklin Free Press The recent executive actions by President Barack Obama came as good news to most Hispanics in Northwest Alabama, including local business owner Juan Roman. Roman, owner of Tortilleria Daisy in downtown Russellville, sees the president’s plan to allow up to five million undocumented immigrants who have lived in the United

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Goodwin humbled to receive Hall of Fame honor

Published on November 25th, 2014 by in Sports

Luke Shepherd Franklin Free Press Former Russellville High School head football coach Doug Goodwin finds himself standing in the Hall of Fame. Well, not yet, but the Alabama High School Sports Hall of Fame’s 2015 class includes Goodwin, whose 27 years of high school coaching success paved the way for his induction. Goodwin’s elite coaching

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Bank Independent joins WAFF 48 to collect toys for local charities

Submitted to the FFP Bank Independent has teamed up with WAFF 48 for the fourth year to offer its Toy Share toy drive. Toy Share, formerly known as Joy of Sharing, offers all Bank Independent locations as convenient collection points for the donation of toys that will be distributed to local families by Bank Independent

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Committee reviewing applicants for EMA director

John Pilati Franklin Free Press Twelve applicants were interviewed last week for the vacant Franklin County Emergency Management Agency director position, but a hiring is not expected until next week, Franklin County probate judge Barry Moore said Monday. “We’re still reviewing those applications and checking references. We’ve narrowed the list down some, but I want

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Dream Center celebrates seven years of life-changing ministry

John Pilati Franklin Free Press A room full of 250 teary-eyed people might not sound like a time of celebration. But from those misty eyes flowed tears of thanksgiving as guests at the Russellville Dream Center’s recent seventh anniversary banquet heard testimonies from three graduates of the life recovery program. The Russellville Dream Center, under

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Grants help local teachers upgrade classroom technology

Megan Barber Franklin Free Press In order to teach young people, teachers need to have the technology and equipment available to challenge them. However, it can be difficult for teachers to find funding to purchase the technology and equipment necessary to teach their lesson plans. A few Franklin County teachers found a way to fund

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Tips for staying fitness faithful during the winter months

Megan Barber Franklin Free Press As the temperature drops, so does the motivation to exercise. However, with Freemon’s Fitness, no one has to stop his or her fitness goals just because the days are getting shorter and the air is turning chillier. Evonne Freemon, the owner of Freemon’s Fitness, located on Highway 24 in Russellville,

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Superintendent race already a hot topic in Franklin County

John Pilati Franklin Free Press While Franklin County voters await a recount to determine who will represent them in the Alabama Senate, one local race is already generating interest, even though the position doesn’t open until 2016. Dr. Larry Stutts leads Sen. Roger Bedford by 63 votes in the general election results for Senate District

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