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8/23/2016 8:06:24 PM
It was a good night for incumbents in local municipal elections, as mayors won reelection in Russellville and Phil Campbell, while the Littleville mayor finds himself in a runoff. Russellville Mayor David Grissom received 75 percent of the vote, with 1189 votes, to 305 (19%) for Donnie Horton and 101 (6%) for Randy Bray. In Russellville City Council District One, David Palmer earned 75 percent o
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8/18/2016 7:48:21 PM
What looked to be a rapidly-developing union between the City of Russellville Parks and Recreation Department and the Russellville Special Needs Therapeutic Activities and Recreation Group, or STAR, took a nasty turn Wednesday when one of STAR's founding members says she was told the city would no longer be affiliated with her group. Kim Adams, whose granddaughter Makynzie has been diagnosed with...read more
8/17/2016 10:48:04 AM
City council is an important position wherever you go. Those who hold a seat on the city council are required to become a liaison of sorts between different departments and the rest of the council. In addition, the city council must work diligently with the mayor in order to get the budget together for the entire city for the upcoming year. The council is also responsible for aiding in the day-to...read more
8/17/2016 10:44:35 AM
The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) has announced that student Emma Russell from Red Bay has been selected to become a member of the esteemed organization.  The Society recognizes top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship and community commitment. The announcement was made by NSHSS founder and chairman Claes Nobel, senior member of the family tha...read more
8/17/2016 10:41:55 AM
Hello, I am Michael McQuary. I am running for Phil Campbell City Council Place One. I am 45 years old and married to the former Tina Isom. If elected, I will work hard for Phil Campbell. There is a lot that still hasn’t been cleaned up since the 2011 tornado. We also need to bring in more business instead of running it off. Water has gone up so much that people on a fixed income are having...read more
8/17/2016 10:39:47 AM
For a town with a population of 1,011, there's a crowded field seeking the position of mayor of Littleville in the August 23 municipal election. Incumbent Gene Strait is seeking a full term. Strait, a long-time city councilman, was appointed to complete the term of mayor Kenneth Copeland last year after Copeland stepped down due to health issues.Strait is challenged by Scott Howard, Phillip Pace ...read more
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