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Updated 12:00 a.m., Sun February 22, 2015
PHOTO BY: Eilish Palmer

Tonya Gosnell, president of The Rotary Club of Russellville, said she learns so much from guest speakers during the club’s meetings, which are held at the Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center Annex. Gosnell was named Red Coat of the Year in January by the Russellville Area Chamber of Commerce.

Tonya Gosnell

Red Coat enjoys representing Russellville

If people didn’t know better, they might think Tonya Gosnell had cloned herself. She’s everywhere. The Russellville native grew up knowing at least one thing she wanted to do — be a Red Coat for the Russellville Area Chamber of Commerce. “Ever since I was a little girl, I knew what a Red Coat was — an ambassador,” she said. “I just always wanted to represent Russellville.” When people ask Gosnell where she lives, she usually tells them ... READ MORE

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