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5/23/2016 4:42:11 PM
Days after its local high school team earned a second consecutive state baseball championship, the City of Russellville hit a home run Monday with the announcement of a $10 million distribution center that will occupy the former Heilig-Meyers building in the Russellville Industrial Park.The news means up to 80 jobs will be created in the city.Georgia-based Farmers Home Furniture made the announcem
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5/25/2016 12:00:55 PM
Russellville High School officials recently began the process of replacing the turf on their football field with synthetic turf. The process has been long, but it stands to be a positive development for the school. When beginning a process like this one, the school had to weigh its options. Such a large project would no doubt affect the day-to-day operations of the school, and the impact would be...read more
5/25/2016 11:55:05 AM
Phil Campbell senior Noah Williams had one goal in mind throughout his high school career: To become the valedictorian of his class. Williams was nervous during the release of his high school class rankings, but he knew he would be in the running for it and was confident he would achieve his goal. When the announcements reached the top of the list, Williams’ name was number one. &ldqu...read more
5/25/2016 11:53:29 AM
Bernard Moussad, Russellville High School’s 2016 valedictorian, has and will continue to reach high levels of success. Moussad moved to Russellville at the age of one from Mississippi. His parents are Rizk Moutagaly and Irene Samy. He has one younger brother, Max, who will be attending Russellville High School next year. Moussad is very active in several school clubs and extracurricular ac...read more
5/25/2016 11:51:14 AM
The race for the top spot of the Tharptown High School Class of 2016 was an extremely close one. The top three students in the class were separated by a small margin, but the honor of valedictorian would end up belonging to Makayla Franks. The rankings for the senior class were announced during the National Honor Society induction ceremony in March, and Franks said that while she knew it was goin...read more
5/25/2016 11:48:37 AM
When the rankings came out for the Colbert Heights High School senior class in April, guidance counselor Deahna Jackson was not surprised at the student who sat atop the class. That student was Caitlyn Morgan. Jackson, who has been the guidance counselor for the past two years, has known Morgan and her family for a long time and said there was no doubt in her mind that Morgan would be the valedic...read more
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