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6/24/2016 11:52:53 AM
Kathy Rodgers hears downtown Russellville described as one of Franklin County's 'best kept secrets.' As the owner of a downtown gift shop, Byler Station Gift Exchange, Rodgers hopes to see the day that description no longer fits. And with unique stores like Byler Station, Lizzy Claire and This and That, along with Destination Restaurant offering delicious meals, there's reason to be excited about
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6/22/2016 1:39:32 PM
Helen Keller Hospital and the Helen Keller Hospital Volunteer Auxiliary recently announced the recipients of the 2016 Louise Isbell Ashe Scholarships. These $1,000 scholarships are provided by the Volunteer Auxiliary to local high school students who are pursuing careers in healthcare. 2016 recipients included: Ciara Pilkinton, Central High School; Mija Newsome, Colbert County High School; Jorda...read more
6/22/2016 10:57:53 AM
The Rock Bridge Equestrian Park Rodeo is set for this Friday and Saturday, June 24-25, at the rodeo arena at the park in Hodges. Activities begin Friday at 6 p.m., with the Kids Rodeo, including sheep riding, steer riding, junior bull riding and mini bronc riding. Main events began at 7 p.m., and include bull riding, team roping, bareback horse riding, saddle bronc horse riding and cowgirl's barr...read more
6/21/2016 10:11:12 AM
Kids of all ages are invited to attend Vacation Bible School at Jonesboro Baptist Church. This year's VBS will begin Monday, June 27 and run through Friday, July 1. Church is located at 5061 Waterloo Road. Pastor Kent Walker and congregation invite kids of all ages to participate!...read more
6/21/2016 6:52:30 AM
As the Spruce Pine community grows, so do  the concerns of residents about maintaining a safe neighborhood.  That's why a group of Spruce Pine neighbors are working to reactivate the Spruce Pine neighborhood watch patrol, officially known as the Spruce Pine Watch Twenty (SPWT).  The SPWT formed as a non-profit corporation in 1986, but the group became inactive several years ago, a...read more
6/21/2016 6:51:15 AM
Franklin County students will see a more liberal cellular phone policy when they return to school in August after the Franklin County Board of Education approved revisions to the Student Code of Conduct/Handbook last Monday night. The new policy allows students to talk and text during class changes, lunchtime and while riding school buses. Cell phones are required to be off and not visible during...read more
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