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Updated 12:00 a.m., Sun May 20, 2018

New Russellville parks director marks 20 years in department

Terry Thomas knew two things when he considered a career: He didn’t want to wear a tie, and he wanted to do something outdoors. He’ll celebrate his 20th work anniversary this week at the Russellville Recreation and Parks Department, and in April, he was named director. “I was hoping that would happen,” Thomas said of the director’s job. “I’ve never left since I went to college here, and my girl goes to college here. We didn’t want to mo... READ MORE

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