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American Dream: still coming true today

Bernardo Castillo came to Tuscumbia in 1992 from Guatemala after being asked by a friend to come help him. He was 24 years old.  He ... Read more

Other side of dying

“I was only supposed to live 24 hours.” My brother-in-law Josh said this to me over a steak at Doe’s last weekend. “That’s what the ... Read more

Homefolks U.S.A.

Hi friends, Sometimes we all need to stop and think about the things we should be so thankful for. Other than our material and spiritual ... Read more

Homefolks U.S.A.

Hi folks, The summer of 2019 has been a warm one, but most everyone seems to have enjoyed the hot days. The last summer holiday, ... Read more

Unity in our community

Sometimes the most complex-looking situation, once examined, turns out to be relatively simple. Older, long-established community members in Franklin County often ask me questions like ... Read more

We will never run out of stories

In case you missed it: Our September/October issue of Franklin Living came out last week.  If you did miss it, I can forgive you. It ... Read more

There’s a Way

“She’s gonna kill me for sharing this, but I think it’s a good pic of my beautiful wife.” My cousin posted this on Facebook the ... Read more

FC athletes demonstrate sportsmanship

What is sportsmanship? We are always talking about it. Parents want to instill it in their children. Children want to see their parents show it ... Read more

Homefolks U.S.A.

Hi folks, More than 20 years ago, I wrote this story in a church bulletin for the Quinn Memorial Church of Christ. Maybe readers of ... Read more

Examining the ‘miracle of Russellville’

In 1995 the Latino population of Russellville was essentially zero percent. Today we believe it to be 50 percent. If you were to ask a ... Read more

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