Three Men Charged In Separate Cases With Sexual Abuse Of A Child And Rape Of A Child

June 27, 2016
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MORGAN COUNTY-Three men have been charged with rape of minor children and are currently being held in the Morgan County Jail: “Sheriff Ana Franklin reports that the Morgan County Sheriff’s Deputies and Morgan County Sheriff’s Special Victims Unit Investigators arrested 35 year old Harlan LaShane NeSmith. The Morgan County Sheriff’s Special Victims Unit received a […]


Governor Bentley Issues Statement Regarding SCOTUS Ruling on Texas Abortion Clinic Regulation

June 27, 2016
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MONTGOMERY–Governor Robert Bentley on Monday issued a statement regarding his disappointment in the ruling issued by the U.S. Supreme Court in Texas abortion clinic regulation. “I am disappointed to see the U.S. Supreme Court make a political decision in their ruling of the Texas abortion clinic regulation. As a physician, I am concerned about the […]


Johnny Depp-Produced ‘Muscle Shoals’ is “In The Works”

June 27, 2016
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HOLLYWOOD – The much bandied-about rumor that Johnny Depp and Sir Richard Branson are going to produce a limited TV series based on the life of music producer, Rick Hall is evidently quite true. According to the website DEADLINE HOLLYWOOD, the music drama series has been put into development by Reliance Entertainment’s TV studio. The studio […]


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University Chevrolet Buick GMC gives away a car – EVENT PHOTOS

June 27, 2016
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TUSCUMBIA –  It almost never happens. But Saturday afternoon a local car dealership gave somebody a car. The dealership: University Chevy Buick GMC. the lucky winner: Mary Ann Francis of Red Bay. She just came over to take part in a special event, have some fun and take a chance on winning the Buick. Mary Ann really didn’t think […]


New! Madison County Arrest Reports 06/16/16 – 06/26/16

June 27, 2016
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MADISON COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Madison County Sheriff (CHECK 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.


Rescue Me! I Will Give You Love

June 27, 2016
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During the month of June, all cats and kittens will be only $45, which includes spay/neuter and rabies vaccine vouchers. 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 […]


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Why is the Pope Struck on the Head with a Hammer Before Being Declared Dead?

June 27, 2016
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Few things are more mysterious in the modern world than the rituals of the Roman Catholic church, particularly those involving the Pope. Such books as Angels and Demons and The DaVinci Code by Dan Brown have raised interest in the Church and its customs that date back thousands of years. Among the most interesting rituals […]


Shooting Death Results In Arrest Of The Victim’s Wife On Murder Charges

June 26, 2016
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DECATUR-The Decatur Police Department released a statement on the shooting death of Edward Owens, II on Saturday, June 26: “SYNOPSIS OF OFFENSE & ARREST: On June 26th, 2016 at 2:46 pm the Morgan County E911 Center received a call from 2907 Lennox Drive Southwest, Decatur. Officers were dispatched to the residence to check the welfare […]


New! Lauderdale County Arrest Reports 06/17/16 – 06/24/16

June 26, 2016
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LAUDERDALE COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Lauderdale County Sheriff (CHECK 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.


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Nurse Case Managers ….What You Should Know

June 26, 2016
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Q: My husband was injured on the job. He went to a couple of doctor visits on his own but after undergoing an MRI, he was told he needs surgery. Now he has been assigned a nurse case manager (NCM) and she is coming to every appointment. She talks to the doctor when he is […]


Black Bear Sightings Likely to Increase in Alabama

June 26, 2016
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MONTGOMERY-Don’t be surprised if a sighting that occurred recently in Oxford, Ala., becomes more commonplace. A young, male black bear strolled through several neighborhoods in the Oxford area and created somewhat of a stir. Thomas Harms, the Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) Division’s Large Carnivore Coordinator, said the state’s black bear population is expanding […]


Box Car Café: A Restaurant Review

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June 26, 2016
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Every City or Town has that restaurant. You know it. Everyone meets there each day to discuss World Problems, Politics and drink coffee. The City of Sheffield has such a place. It is called the Box Car Café. It is located at the corner of Nashville Ave and 3rd Street. The hours of operation are Monday-Friday, […]


UNA Professor Works to Advance Project Say Something

June 26, 2016
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FLORENCE – According to their website, Project Say Something is a nonprofit organization new to the Shoals with a mission to unify, educate, heal and empower communities in the mid-south to realize social justice through non-violent communication and direct action against racism, poverty and related forms of oppression. “They ask faculty from time to time […]


Bees Learn While They Sleep

June 26, 2016
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A new study suggests that bees can store information in long-term memory while they sleep, just like humans do when we dream…For all our obvious differences, humans and honeybees share some common threads within the fabric of life. We are both social species. While humans speak and write to communicate, honeybees dance to one another; […]


The Cardiovascular Institute of the Shoals celebrated their grand opening June 23

June 25, 2016
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FLORENCE-The Cardiovascular Institute of the Shoals celebrated their grand opening on Thursday, June 23 with a tour of the offices and plenty of good food. Friends and family were on hand to help with the celebration.  The Shoals Chamber helped with the festivities by hosting a ribbon cutting and welcoming Cardiovascular Institutes of the Shoals […]


Where Are All The Baby Pigeons?

June 25, 2016
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Run-of-the-mill city pigeons, known as rock doves, build their nests in the nooks and crannies of the concrete cityscape, reminiscent of their native European and Middle Eastern cliffside habitats. Parents typically keep babies, or squabs, hidden and safe until they can survive on their own, usually a month after hatching. As a result, youngsters are […]


Read with a Ranger at the Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center

June 25, 2016
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TUPELO, MS – The Natchez Trace Parkway invites children and their families to come and enjoy “Pitter Patter” as part of the Read with a Ranger program. The program starts at 10:00 am on Saturday, July 9, 2016 at the Parkway Visitor Center, milepost 266.  Read with a Ranger is a new 45-minute program that is […]


Independence Day Information from the City of Athens

June 25, 2016
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ATHENS-The City of Athens has released an update on events scheduled for the 4th of July: Athens Fireworks Show The annual Athens Fireworks Show sponsored by Athens-Limestone County Tourism Association, City of Athens and Limestone County will be July 4 at Athens High School’s stadium. The stadium will not be open for seating. Spectators should […]


Huntsville Police Department Releases STAC 2016 Update

June 25, 2016
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HUNTSVILLE-STAC 2016 UPDATE from the Huntsville Police Department as  they near the half way in ridding North Alabama Of drugs: “The Madison-Morgan County HIDTA Drug Task Force (STAC) is funded through the Gulf Coast HIDTA under the local leadership of the Huntsville Police Department. The STAC Unit is comprised of law enforcement agents from the […]


New! Muscle Shoals Arrest Reports 06/17/16 – 06/21/16

June 25, 2016
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MUSCLE SHOALS-New Booking Photos from Muscle Shoals Police  (CHECK 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.


Decature Man Indicted On Rape And Sodomy Charges

June 24, 2016
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  DECATUR-The Decatur Police Department released a statement on the alleged rape of a 15 year-old-girl: “On July 23rd, 2015 a report was filed with the Decatur Police Department in reference to a Rape. The suspect 48-year-old Thomas Harvey Chaffee III had allegedly raped 15-year-old female. During the course of the investigation a forensic interview […]


New! ECM Hospital Births 06/14/16 – 06/19/16

June 24, 2016
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THE SHOALS-The latest cohort of babies born at ECM Hospital is published in The Quad-Cities Daily. We hope you find your family and friends’ loved little ones.


Fourth of July, Fireworks and Fun…ALEA Encourages Alabamians to Make Safety Part of their Holiday Plans

June 24, 2016
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MONTGOMERY – Across Alabama, families and friends will gather to celebrate Independence Day with parades, parties and fireworks. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) reminds Alabamians safety is important when traveling Alabama roadways or waterways, and when celebrations involve fireworks. “Safety is always a priority, particularly as Independence Day weekend festivities may involve alcohol and […]


Red Cross urges blood donations to maintain summer supply

June 24, 2016
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THE TENNESSEE VALLEY-The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood in the weeks surrounding Independence Day to help ensure a sufficient blood supply for patients now and throughout the summer.   Blood donations often decline in the summer months, especially around summer holidays when donors are less available to give. The need for […]