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The Russellville City Schools Board of Education held a special-called meeting Thursday morning primarily to approve salary schedules and job descriptions for the new 21st-Century Community Learning After School Program. The system recently received a grant to reinstate the program at West Elementary and Russellville Elementary Schools. The grant is for three years in the amount of $150,000 per
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9/28/2016 11:29:50 AM
Jeffrey McCormick, a member of the Russellville High School Class of 2016, is walking the halls of RHS once again with an important purpose. McCormick is now the technology assistant and broadcast team coordinator for Russellville High School. What was once a joke between him and the administrators has become his reality. McCormick did what he does now with as much care and pride without pay whi...read more
9/28/2016 11:24:48 AM
A good education will help open doors to a world of unbelievable opportunities. This is the second year for Hamilton Ministries to award the Rev. C.D. Hamilton Memorial Scholarship! Rev. Hamilton’s legacy continues on in 2016. He encouraged the youth to stay in school, to be leaders in their community and to help someone along life’s journey. The 2016 scholarship winners from Russell...read more
9/28/2016 11:20:01 AM
This year marks the third time the Franklin County Extension office has partnered with Franklin County’s 4-H program to inform and teach students to raise chickens. The program teaches the students not only how to raise chickens but also important life lessons such as responsibility and management skills. As part of the 2016 Northwest Alabama 4-H Chick Chain, students sign up to receive 10...read more
9/28/2016 11:17:45 AM
Toomer's Corner in Auburn has always been a special place for Russellville residents Will Barksdale and Jorden Allen. After Auburn's recent win over Arkansas State, it became even more entrenched in their relationship, as Barksdale proposed to his girlfriend of four years amidst a sea of toilet paper streams. When Barksdale, a 2009 Russellville High School graduate, was a student at Auburn Unive...read more
9/27/2016 4:49:26 PM
A Russellville man is being held at the Franklin County Jail after being charged with the rape and sexual abuse of a 13-year-old female. Ivan Lemus-Martinez, 33, 1400 Tyler Ave., Russellville, made an initial court appearance for a bond hearing today. He faces rape first-degree and sexual abuse first-degree charges. Russellville Police Chief Chris Hargett said Martinez will ikely face additional ...read more
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