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5/31/2016 12:31:52 PM
Ed Crouch wasn't sure he'd ever see the day the Bear Creek Education Center reopened its doors. That day came last month, and Crouch was emotional as he described the impact Overton Farms, the Education Center and the new restaurant housed therein will have on his community. “I was Chairman of the Bear Creek Development Authority for 12 years and I fought five years to keep this facility
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5/28/2016 3:47:06 PM
Although a push to remove Ala. Governor Robert Bentley comes from fellow elected Republicans, the state GOP is steadfastly opposed to judicial efforts to oust Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore. The Alabama Republican State Executive Committee passed a resolution last week to voice its objection to efforts by the Alabama Judicial Inquiry Commission to remove Moore from his post as Alabama's top juri...read more
5/27/2016 3:49:35 PM
Greg Batchelor knows he's been blessed in his life and it has nothing to do with his recent promotion to Chairman of the Board of CB&S Bank. With his new position, Batchelor will work hand-in-hand with his 91-year-old father, Cecil. Although Cecil has moved into the position of Chairman Emeritus, he still comes to his office at CB&S Bank's main downtown Russellville branch every day. And ...read more
5/27/2016 2:23:12 PM
It was a day to honor students and retiring faculty at the May 26th meeting of the Russellville City Schools Board of Education. The board hosted a reception for the 12 employees who retired effective the end of the 2015-16 school year. Those individuals included: Lynn Bolton, Melody Fergerson, Carolyn Hubbard, Betty McKinney, Gary McNutt, Ed Nicholson, Jimmy Rea, Gina Robbins, Doris Searcy, John...read more
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
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