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In the News: City says: Take pride in Russellville

Originally published in the Franklin County Times.

The city of Russellville this week announced its new Take Pride Initiative.

Initiative is defined as “an act or strategy intended to resolve a difficulty or improve a situation; a fresh approach to something.” That fresh approach in Russellville is a revamped focus on cleanliness and beautification in the city, backed by a desire to Take Pride in the community. Read more…

Aug 24 2017

37th Annual Watermelon Festival

Aug 22 2017

In the News: City council recognizes local boys for clean-up efforts

Originally published in the Franklin Free Press.

The Russellville City Council convened last Monday night to discuss and approve a number of items on the meeting’s agenda. The action got started during the work session when Chris Ozbirn, who serves as the chief archivist at the Franklin County Archives, asked the council for its help in restoring two of the oldest cemeteries in the city.

“Old Town Cemetery and Sadler Cemetery are a mess,” Ozbirn told the council. “I don’t know what it is, but something has to be done.” Read more…

Aug 16 2017

In the News: U.S. Senate candidate visits Franklin County

Photo by Alison James | Franklin County Times

Originally published in the Franklin County Times.

As the Aug. 15 special election for U.S. senator fast approaches, candidates are making their final efforts to meet the people and spread their campaign messages. One candidate made a visit to Franklin County this week to reach voters locally. Read more…

Aug 09 2017

In the News: Expressing gratitude

Photo by Alison James | Franklin County Times

Originally published in the Franklin County Times.

The Russellville City Council often approves resolutions to honor people and groups for their hard work or success in some area of life. Monday, the councilmembers honored one of their own for his efforts. Read more…

Jul 19 2017

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