Why Do We Yawn?

November 28, 2014
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Have you ever wondered why when someone yawns, the other person follows suit? Yawning is caused due to low levels of oxygen in the air, which makes the body intake large amounts of oxygen. The reason why yawning is said to be contagious is because when we do so, we are actually activating our nervous […]


Larry Stutts Sworn In As New State Senator For District 6

November 28, 2014
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TUSCUMBIA-Larry Stutts has been sworn in as the new state senator for District 6.  Stutts was sworn in on Friday, November 28, 2014  at 9 am on the Colbert County Courthouse steps in Tuscumbia.  Stutts becomes the new state senator over a very narrow margin beating the incumbent Roger Bedford by 17,641 to Bedford’s 17,574 […]


Illegal Drug Investigation Leads To Arrest Of One Man In Decatur

November 28, 2014
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DECATUR-The Decatur Police Department’s Organized Crime Unit has been involved in a drug investigation over the last several months.  Here is how the Decatur Police describe events leading up to the arrest of one man: “SYNOPSIS OF OFFENSE & ARREST: During the past several months the Decatur Police Department’s Organized Crime Unit conducted an investigation, […]


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New! Lauderdale County Arrest Reports 11/13/14 – 11/21/14

November 28, 2014
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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.


Candy Cane Run/Walk….Polar Plunge For CASA

November 28, 2014
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FLORENCE- Are  YOU brave enough to take the plunge?  Get your family moving at the 7th Annual Candy Cane Event.  Join CASA and the community members who will hit the pavement this December 6th to take “Steps” to help protect children from abuse and neglect. The Candy Can Run/Walk and Polar Plunge is a fun […]


New! ECM Hospital Births 11/17/14 – 11/21/14

November 27, 2014
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THE SHOALS – The latest cohort of babies born at ECM Hospital Hospital is published in The Quad-Cities Daily. We hope you find your family and friends’ loved little ones.


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Driver Pleads Guilty to Multiple Federal Counts

November 27, 2014
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OXFORD, MS – On Wednesday, August 6, 2014, a truck driven by Donnie Sartain of Tishomingo, MS, crossed the center line and struck a motorcycle killing both riders. Sartain was arrested on scene for suspicion of Driving Under the Influence. On August 19, 2014, a federal grand jury in Oxford, MS handed-down a four count […]


The Natchez Trace Parkway Presents Traditional Music by the North Mississippi Dulcimer Association

November 27, 2014
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TUPELO– A special program of dulcimer music will be provided by the North Mississippi Dulcimer Association from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 6, 2014, at the Parkway Visitor Center located at milepost 266 near Tupelo, Mississippi. The North Mississippi Dulcimer Association teaches dulcimer history, tradition, craftsmanship, and music by sharing its knowledge […]


4 Alabama metros rank in Top 100 of ‘America’s Smartest Cities’

November 27, 2014
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BIRMINGHAM — Four Alabama metropolitan areas ranked among the nation’s 100 “Smartest Cities” in an analysis that examines which metro areas are gaining brainpower in the 21st Century. To compile its list, researcher NewGeography scored the nation’s 380 Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) based on three criteria related to gains in educational attainment since 2000. The […]


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New! Florence Arrest Reports 11/11/14 – 11/18/14

November 27, 2014
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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.


Shoals Area Jumps Ten Percent in 2014 Economic Strength Rankings for U.S. Metropolitan Areas

November 27, 2014
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THE SHOALS – POLICOM Corporation, an economic analysis organization, ranked the Florence/Muscle Shoals area 276 out of 381 metropolitan areas for economic strength – a ten percent jump in comparison to 2013. POLICOM Corporation releases annual Economic Strength Rankings for both metropolitan and micropolitan areas. According to its study, “the highest ranked areas have had […]


President Obama and Governor Bentley present Thanksgiving greetings – VIDEO

November 27, 2014
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THE SHOALS – Governor Robert Bentley and President Obama this week recorded their annual Thanksgiving messages. We present them here. Happy Thanksgiving from The Quad-Cities Daily. . .


Alabama health officials begin investigation of contaminated dietary product…ABC Dophilus

November 26, 2014
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MONTGOMERY-The Alabama Department of Public Health is participating with other local, state and federal health agencies in an investigation of a dietary supplement product following the death of a premature infant in Connecticut from gastrointestinal (GI) mucormycosis. The infant had received ABC Dophilus® Powder, a dietary supplement product containing viable microbial ingredients purchased from Solgar, […]


Coffee With a Cop

November 26, 2014
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DECATUR- The Decatur Police Department is hosting a  get-together….”Join Your Neighbors & Police Officers for Coffee & Conversation!!” at the Cracker Barrel located at 407 Beltline Road in decatur on December 5th from 8 am until 10am. No agenda or Speeches, just a chance to ask questions, voice concerns, and get to know the police […]


Lexington Senior Center Is Not Closing …Official Statement

November 26, 2014
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LEXINGTON-Rumors were circulating last week about budget woes for the town of Lexington’s Senior Center are not true according to town officials.  here is the statement from the town of Lexington: “The following statement is the official Public Information Release from the Town of Lexington, regarding it’s Senior Services and Center. To manage further unwarranted or exaggerated criticism […]


New! Helen Keller Hospital Births 11/17/14 – 11/22/14

November 26, 2014
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THE SHOALS – The latest cohort of babies born at Helen Keller Hospital Hospital is published in The Quad-Cities Daily. We hope you find your family and friends’ loved little ones.


New! Franklin county Arrest Reports 10/28/14 – 11/15/14

November 26, 2014
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FRANKLIN COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Franklin 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.


Bad Mood…Not When You Got Love!

November 26, 2014
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Sometimes we don’t know we are in a bad mood until we’re made aware of it. I was muttering and complaining yesterday as I trudged to the car through the rain, wearing my pajama bottoms, and my husband’s ratty jacket with the hood over my head… I fussed as I walked, hugging my purse to […]