Arrests Made In Weekend Shooting

July 7, 2015
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DECATUR-The Decatur Police Department has issued an UPDATE on the shooting that took place on July 5th injuring three people. Here is the statement issued by the Decatur PPolice Department: “SYNOPSIS OF OFFENSE & ARREST: On the morning of July 5th, 2015 at approximately 4:45 am the Morgan County E911 Center received a call that […]


Athens Police Make Arrest In Drug Possession Case

July 7, 2015
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ATHENS-Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson issued a report on an arrest made of a suspect in a Possession Of A Controlled Substance crime.   here is Police Chief Johnson’s statement: “Michael Earl Benefield was arrested yesterday for attempting to commit a controlled substance crime and possession of a forged instrument 2nd degree. Butler attempted to obtain […]


Success begets success… Americana Cool available at Shoals boutique

July 7, 2015
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THE SHOALS – Our home is a big player in the new Americana Music Triangle (CLICK to see our earlier article.) The Triangle is destined to bring lots of music fans through The Shoals, and in so doing will bring in some welcome tourism dollars. Music is a huge part of our culture. Its natural that […]


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ASPCA Opens Emergency Animal Shelter In Lawrence County

July 7, 2015
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MOULTON-The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPC) moved more than 300 dogs and cats from the Lawrence County Animal Shelter on  July 3 and 4. Many of the animals were sick and in need of medical attention.  The pets have been housed and are  their medical needs are being addressed.  The next […]


Man Arrested…Charged With Indecent Exposure

July 7, 2015
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DECATUR-The Decatur Police made an arrest on July 2, 2015 of a Cullman man for indecent exposure.  Here is the satement from the Decatur Police Department: “SYNOPSIS OF OFFENSE & ARREST: On 6/10/2015, an employee of the Sonic Restaurant, located at 2209 Danville Rd SW in Decatur reported to Decatur Police that while she was […]


Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts presents ‘Mostly Blues’

July 7, 2015
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FLORENCE-Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts in Florence presents Mostly Blues, an exhibition of paintings, drawings, photographs, sculptures and mixed media pieces by area artists. The works are in many styles, media, and techniques, but have a common thread  – – –  all have a musical theme or depict scenes from the W.C. Handy Music Festival. […]


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Pet Of The Week…..Gone To The Dogs…Get You One!

July 7, 2015
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THE SHOALS-We have pets from all over the Shoals…Please find just the pet for you and take them home….you both will be happy (Or if you choose more than one…You all will be happy). Check here to see your Pet Of The Week!


Serial Bank Robber Sentenced To 11 Years

July 7, 2015
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FLORENCE-Timothy Bryan Stanfield, 39, of Killen was sentenced in Federal Court late yesterday, July 6. 2015. He received a sentence of 130 months.  Standfield was arrested on August 9th at his home after police determined he robbed the Bank Independent branch on Cox Creek Parkway at gunpoint. Standfield was charged with several  counts of first-degree robbery in the […]


Creating a New Perspective in Geography

July 7, 2015
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FLORENCE– University of North Alabama professors Dr. Lisa Keys-Mathews and Dr. Bill Strong were busy the last several months preparing to host ten states at the Geo-Literacy Leadership Institute at the University of North Alabama campus. Keys-Mathews and Strong are co-coordinators of the Alabama Geographic Alliance which is part of the network of alliances for […]


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Father Of The Intelligence Test….Did Not Approve

July 7, 2015
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Alfred Binet  was a French psychologist who invented the first practical intelligence test, the Binet-Simon scale.His principal goal was to identify students who needed special help in coping with the school curriculum. Binet was forthright about the limitations of his scale. He stressed the remarkable diversity of intelligence and the subsequent need to study it […]


New! Marshall County Arrest Reports 06/24/15 -July 01/15

July 7, 2015
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MARSHALL COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Marshall 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.


Second Man Dies From Drowning In Athens 4th Of July Accident

July 6, 2015
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ATHENS-The second man involved  kayaking accident that happened  on Saturday evening, July 4th in Athens on Summit Lake has died. Calindo Cassavette Fletcher, Jr., 20  a Buckhorn graduate,died Monday, July 6 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. Fletcher was taken to Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville on Saturday night after the accident. He died shortly after 1pm according to hospital […]


Head on Collision with Fatality

July 6, 2015
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CHICKASAW COUNTY, MS – On July 3, 2015, at approximately 12:35 p.m., Natchez Trace Parkway Communications received notification of a head-on collision near milepost 244.5 involving a Honda CRV and a Chevrolet Tahoe. U.S. Park Rangers, Chickasaw County Sheriff’s Deputies, and the Chickasaw County coroner responded to the scene. The driver of the Honda, identified […]


Cypress Creek Drowning Victim Identified

July 6, 2015
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FLORENCE– The Colbert County Coroners Office released the name of the person who drown in Cypress Creek after falling from a boat.  Marie Franklin, 59 from Tuscumbia died on Sunday, July 5 after being taken to the hospital on July 4th. Franklin was pulled from Cypress Creek on Saturday, July 4th after falling from a boat into […]


Athens Receives $400,000 Grant To Provide Needed Sewer Services

July 6, 2015
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ATHENS-A $400,000 grant awarded by Governor Robert Bentley will help a long-time Limestone County industry expand and add 10 new jobs to its existing 115-person workforce. The Community Development Block Grant will enable the city of Athens to provide needed sewer services at Cast Products Inc. in Athens. The company, which manufactures cast-aluminum products for […]


Swamp Fest 2015 Songwriters Series brings four new events to Handy Festival

July 6, 2015
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FLORENCE-Florence/Lauderdale Tourism and Crazy Chester Records will present the Swamp Fest 2015 Songwriters Series during this year’s W. C. Handy Festival. Several famous Shoals songwriters and entertainers from the past and present will perform in the Gallery of the Florence/Lauderdale Tourism Office & Visitor Center, located in McFarland Park in Florence, on four dates during […]


I Am What I Am…..Really

July 6, 2015
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Popeye, the creation of E.C. Segar is based on a real life person.  Frank “Rocky” Fiegel.  Fiegel was a local tough guy in Chester, Illinois and really looks a lot like the cartoon Popeye. “Rocky” Fiegel, was the inspiration for the spinach-eating sailor himself. Fiegel, a lifetime bachelor born in 1868, was a local legend, […]


New! Florence Arrest Reports 06/23/15 – 06/30/15

July 6, 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.