RUSSELLVILLE–Authorities tell Shoals Insider that a sex offender fresh out of prison a month ago has now been arrested on new child sex abuse charges in Franklin County.According to the FCSD, Frederick Montanye, 53, of Russellville, was arrested on Sunday after he was confronted by relatives of the victim. He reportedly apologized and […]

Motorcycle wreck claims life of Russellville man

LEIGHTON–A two-vehicle crash around 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13, has claimed the life of a Russellville man. William Alexander “Alex” Wellman, 24, was killed when the 2006 Suzuki motorcycle he was operating collided with a 2007 Honda Civic.


Russellville police trying to identify two suspected robbers

CRIME OF THE WEEK – The Russellville Police Department is seeking the public’s help identifying two men who robbed Walmart. The crime was caught on surveillance cameras.


Russellville police capture pharmacy burglar

RUSSELLVILLE-. Some speculate as to why the suspect would break in a pharmacy in broad daylight. But quick action by officers led to the capture of the pharmacy burglar, Brandon Kilby, as seen in the video.


Russellville doctor has narcotics license suspended

Dr. Leonides Santos (FB)

RUSSELLVILLE- State medical authorities have recently suspended the controlled substance certificate for a Russellville surgeon.


Bentley in Russellville: meets with doctors and awards grant to sheriff’s dept.

Gov. Bentley at Russellville Hospital

RUSSELLVILLE— Gov. Robert Bentley paid a visit to Russellville on Wednesday. Bentley met with doctors at Russellville Hospital on the challenges facing rural healthcare. He also met with the Franklin County Broadband Taskforce.


Mother and boyfriend in jail after 1-year-old dies

RUSSELLVILLE-(SHOALS INSIDER)-Authorities tell the Shoals Insider a Franklin county woman and her boyfriend are in custody after the early morning death of her one-year-old child.


Wig wearing bank robber from Russellville indicted for string of bank robberies across Alabama

Wig-wearing bank robber Kerry Harbin indicted in federal court

BIRMINGHAM – A federal grand jury today indicted a Russellville man for a string of bank robberies and attempted bank robberies in north Alabama this past fall, announced U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance and FBI Special Agent in Charge Roger C. Stanton.


Do you know this man? Shoals Area Most Wanted

MOST WANTED: Russellville police have arrests warrants for Christopher Lamar Wyatt.