Baskins Shot Multiple Times…Double Homicide Update

January 26, 2015
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MUSCLE SHOALS-Update in the Baskins/Glover double murder case; An informed source close to the case has  directly confirmed to The Quad Cities Daily that Baskins was shot multiple times with most of the shots  were to the head. Kayla Glover was shot once as she was fleeing the scene.  Glover  was approximately 25 feet from the car […]


Burt Pleaded Guilty To Capital Murder Charge

January 26, 2015
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COLBERT COUNTY-Derek Burt who was charged with capital murder for the 2008 shooting death of Harry Ricks pleaded guilty to the charges. Burt was originally charged with five counts of capital murder. He’s accused of shooting and killing Harry Ricks in Colbert County during a home invasion in 2008. In November 2008, three men armed with guns […]


George Morris Indicted For The Death Of His Father And Robbery First-Degree

January 26, 2015
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TUSCUMBIA-George Henry Morris III  who was  charged by the Colbert County District Attorney’s Office with murder in the death of this father and who was also charge with 1st degree robbery,  has been indicted for on both charges of robbery and murder according to officials at the Colbert County Courthouse. Morris is accused of killing his […]


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AMHOF to launch monthly “Third Tuesday” music event

January 26, 2015
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TUSCUMBIA-Beginning the third Tuesday of February, February 17, and continuing each third Tuesday during the year, the Alabama Music Hall of Fame will host a new and entertaining event titled “Third Tuesday.” Each event will feature live musicians during the “Brown Bag” hours of 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. The first show features guest artists […]


Call For Fosters And Forever Homes For Cats From FLAS

January 26, 2015
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FLORENCE-The Florence/Lauderdale Animal Shelter has pets who need you. This week The Florence/Lauderdale Animal Shelter features these lovely furbabies. Take your pick they all will give you unconditional love! Call (256) 760-6676 to adopt or foster any of these pets.


Protect and serve chili

January 26, 2015
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  Athens police officers support community event by making a tasty dish ATHENS-Athens police officers support community event by making a tasty dish Athens police officers take the police term “protect and serve” another step by serving up award-winning batches of chili. For the past two years, the Athens Police Department has won the Best […]


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New! Florence Arrest Reports 01/13/15 – 01/20/15

January 26, 2015
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FLORENCE-New Booking Photos from Florence Police (Click Here). A defendant is presumed innocent of the charges, and it will be the government’s burden to prove a defendant’s guilt beyond a reasonable doubt at trial. Don’t judge. The Quad-Cities Daily publishes this public service.


Sheffield Education Foundation winter fundraiser features chicken stew and music

January 26, 2015
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SHEFFIELD-The Sheffield Education Foundation is cooking up chicken stew and some awesome entertainment. The foundation’s annual winter fundraiser is Saturday, Jan. 31 at Sheffield High School, 2800 19th Ave. Chicken stew will be served 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. in the school’s cafeteria. A concert featuring Jimmy Johnson and Will McFarlane of the Swampers along with Doctors, […]


Ben Franklin Sure Knew How To Perpetuate A Practical Joke

January 26, 2015
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In Franklin’s “Poor Richard’s Almanack” published in 1733, Franklin predicted the day and time of the death of his good friend Titan Leeds. When the date came and Leeds survived, instead of giving up the joke, Franklin wrote in the 1734 Almanack that Leeds had died and someone had stolen his identity. When Leeds finally died […]


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BREAKING: Federal Judge Issues Two-Week Hold On Same-Sex Marriage

January 25, 2015
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 MONTGOMERY-Several media sources have reported that  a Federal Court has put a temporary hold on implementing the overturning of Alabama’s ban on same-sex marriage. The court ruled that Attorney General Strange has not shown enough cause for an indefinite stay.  The court believes that it should hear the appeal made by the Attorney General before allowing […]


Sheffield Man Jailed on Suspicion Of Burglary In Florence

January 25, 2015
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FLORENCE-The Florence Police have arrested one man on suspicion of burglary a burglary that took place on Monday, January 19th.  Here is how the Florence Police describe the event: “Local Man Jailed In Early Morning Burglary; Florence Police arrested William Brian Glidden, 28, of Sheffield this morning following an alarm call at Always Money in […]


To Breathe Or Not To Breathe..Now That Is The Question

January 25, 2015
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Some of your more pretentious wine-loving friends may have waxed poetic to you before about always letting red wine breathe before you drink it…but is this good advice? Red wine was first invented in Armenia, in the Stone Age.  As far as we can tell, people weren’t worried about letting their wine breathe back then. […]


Alabama job growth gains momentum in December

January 25, 2015
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MONTGOMERY – Job growth in Alabama during 2014 reached a pace not seen since 2007, and the state’s December unemployment rate fell to 5.7 percent, the lowest rate in six years. During 2014, employment in Alabama swelled by 31,800 jobs, with significant gains in manufacturing and construction, one of the hardest hit sectors during the […]


New! Lauderdale County Arrest Reports 01/09/15 – 01/16/15

January 25, 2015
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LAUDERDALE COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Lauderdale County Sheriff (Click Here). A defendant is presumed innocent of the charges, and it will be the government’s burden to prove a defendant’s guilt beyond a reasonable doubt at trial. Don’t judge. The Quad-Cities Daily publishes this public service.


Will I Need To See A Doctor To File For Social Security If I Visit A Nurse Practitioner

January 25, 2015
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Q: I have filed for Social Security because I can’t work anymore. I go in every month for my medicine but I rarely see the doctor. At every visit I am seen by my nurse practitioner. She is great and has said she will help me because she knows I cannot work. Will Social Security […]


Reselling Prescribed Medications ….Arrests Made

January 24, 2015
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MORGAN COUNTY-The Morgan County Sheriff’s Department arrested on suspicion of stealing patients prescribed medications and reselling them.  Here is how Sheriff Ana Franklin describes the situation: “Thursday, January 22nd, 2015, Morgan County Drug Task Force Agents along with Hartselle Police Officers executed a narcotics search warrant at 100 Puckett Rd. Apt C in Hartselle. Agents had […]


Lauderdale County young adults found murdered in Muscle Shoals… PHOTOS

January 24, 2015
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MUSCLE SHOALS – Two young adults, one from Killen, one from Florence, were shot to death this morning at 1460 Highway 72 in Muscle Shoals. Police Chief  Robert Evans emphasized at a hastily called media conference today, that his Department is just at the earliest stages of the investigation. “We got the call from Colbert County […]


Cains Trio to perform at AMHOF In February

January 24, 2015
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TUSCUMBIA-The Cains Trio, a dynamic young vocal group hitting the charts for the first time with their debut single “Be Yourself with Me,” will be appearing at the Alabama Music Hall of Fame at 7 p.m. Tuesday, February 17, 2015. Natives of Hartselle, AL, the group is composed of siblings Taylor, Madison and Logan Cain, […]