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PHOTO BY MARÍA CAMP - Miss RHS 2023, Sarah Morgan, crowns Annie Willis in the 42nd  annual Miss RHS pageant March 1 in the Russellville City Schools auditorium.  

42nd annual Miss RHS pageant names winners 

Annie Willis, daughter of Heather Willis and Nick Willis, was crowned Miss RHS 2024 during the 42nd annual Miss RHS Pageant held March 1 at ... Read more

4 hours ago by María Camp.

Miss RHS pageant takes place Friday

The Russellville High School Annual Staff will sponsor the 42nd Annual Miss RHS Pageant this Friday, March 1, at 7 p.m. in the RCS Auditorium. ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Political announcement: David Hester speaks about run for reelection as county commissioner

Thank You, citizens of Franklin County for the privilege to serve as your Commissioner the past seven years. Working along with other county and state ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

BTCPA auditions for final production of season take place March 3-4 

The Bay Tree Council for the Performing Arts in Red Bay has announced auditions for its third and final performance of the season, “Suite Surrender,” by ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

PHOTO BY MARÍA CAMP - Aaron Freeman directs Russellville Middle School Students in singing the national anthem as part of the annual Russellville City Schools Black History Month program.  

RCS holds annual Black History Month program 

A number of students spoke and sang in the Russellville City Schools auditorium Feb. 26 as part of the annual RCS Black History Month program. ... Read more

4 days ago by María Camp.

PROGRESS 2024: American Legion Posts 64 and 120 – ‘Veterans Strengthening America’

According to the organization’s website, The American Legion was chartered by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization. Focusing on service to veterans, servicemembers ... Read more

7 days ago by Alison James.

RHS graduate crowned Miss Northwest Shoals

Russellville High School graduate Silvie Miller, a freshman at Northwest Shoals Community College, has been crowned Miss Northwest Shoals. The competition, an official preliminary for ... Read more

2 weeks ago by María Camp.

RHS graduate crowned Miss UNA

University of North Alabama junior Madeline Cooper, of Russellville, was crowned Miss UNA 2024 at the Miss UNA program Saturday evening in Norton Auditorium on ... Read more

2 weeks ago by María Camp.

PROGRESS 2024: In memoriam – Monuments honor the fallen of Franklin

Patriotism is a strong value in Franklin County, where there is a rich tradition of honoring veterans. Among many who cherish a deep gratitude for ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alison James.

RHS senior chosen as Bryant-Jordan Region 8 Scholar winner

Russellville High School senior student-athlete Avery Watts was recently chosen as the 2024 Bryant-Jordan Region 8 Scholar winner. Watts first received the honor of being ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Brannon King.

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