The Madison Police Department charge Madison resident with Possession of Child Pornography

May 5, 2016

MADISON-On April 23, 2016, the Madison Police Department received information that 58 year old Phillip Spencer Owens was possibly in possession of child pornography. Following up on the information provided, Madison Police began an investigation and learned that Owens was in violation of the Alabama Sex Offender Registration and Community Notification Act. Owens was arrested […]

Possible Kidnapping…Missing Child

May 5, 2016
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ROGERSVILLE.TN-A Middle and East Tennessee AMBER Alert has been issued for 9 year-old Carlie Marie Trent. Carlie was removed from school yesterday by her uncle by marriage, Gary Simpson under false pretenses. He has no custodial rights to Carlie. Currently their whereabouts are unknown. Carlie is 4’8″ tall, weighs 75lbs with blonde hair and blue […]

Madison County Man Charged With Child Porn After Exchanging Nude Photos With 13-Year-Old Girl

May 5, 2016
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MADISON COUNTY-Madison County Sheriff Blake Dorning released a statement on the arrst of a suspect charged with Child Pornography on April 29, 2016: “Sheriff Blake Dorning announced today that on April 29th, 2016 the Madison County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division (CID) executed a search warrant on Jody Wade Witt, white male, born on March […]

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New! Lee County Arrest Reports 04/14/16 – 05/02/16

May 5, 2016
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LEE  COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Lee 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.

Ava’s Place Held The Shoals Chamber After Hours…Showcasing Jill’s Sweet Memories

May 5, 2016

ST. FLORIAN-Jill’s Sweet Memories located at 16770 County Road 8 in Florence held a ribbon cutting and grand opening on Tuesday, May 3.  Jill Larkin, Owner, Jill’s Sweet Memories was on hand and Ava’s Place  a fully renovated barn that serves as the focal point of any gathering was the perfect backdrop to showcase Jill’s Sweet Memories catering. […]

Octopuses…Did You Know?

May 5, 2016

Octopuses are sea animals famous for their rounded bodies, bulging eyes, and eight long arms.  Octopus is a cephalopod mollusc of the order Octopoda. Octopuses are considered the most intelligent of all invertebrates. Scientific studies are increasingly confirming that they are sentient creatures. Facts about octopuses The environment and lifestyle of cephalopods means that they […]

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New! Helen Keller Hospital Births 04/24/16 – 04/29/16

May 5, 2016

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

Suspect Indicted For Assault 2nd…Bound Over To Athens Police For Trial

May 5, 2016

ATHENS-Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson released a statement on the Grand Jury Indictment of a suspect charged with Assault 2nd Degree: “Valentino Houston was arrested last night on a Grand Jury indictment for Assault 2nd degree. The indictment was from an incident that occurred in October of 2015. On October 25, 2015 Houston was at […]

Oh sure… the HORSE-LESS RODEO is a fun event – But it generates a great outcome

May 5, 2016

ZIP CITY – Yes… Last year’s Horseless Rodeo was a fun and unique event. No doubt! A rodeo without horses? What? How can that be? In all truth who says a rodeo has to have horses anyway? The Quad-Cities Daily was out there last year. The reporters observed hundreds of people in their cowboy hats […]

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Bentley Commends Passage of Office of Minority Affairs

May 5, 2016

MONTGOMERY—Governor Robert Bentley on Wednesday praised the final passage of HB534, which creates in statute the Governor’s Office on Minority Affairs (GOMA). “Alabama has a unique history in promoting civil rights for minorities, and the courage and boldness of our citizens is a testament to the principles on which our state and country were founded,” […]

Governor Signs Leni’s Law

May 4, 2016

MONTGOMERY—Governor Robert Bentley on Wednesday announced that he has signed HB61, also known as Leni’s Law. “As a physician, I believe it is extremely important to give patients with a chronic or debilitating disease the option to consider every possible option for treatment, Governor Robert Bentley said. “With Leni’s Law, citizens in Alabama will have […]

BOLO For Lauderdale County Teen Missing Since April 29

May 4, 2016
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LAUDERDALE COUNTY-The Lauderdale County, Alabama Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Sharron Nicole Adams. Sharrun Nicole Adams is a 17 year old white female. She was last seen wearing blue jeans, grey t-shirt, and tennis shoes at Lexington School in Lexington, Alabama on 29 April 2016. If you have any information […]

Athens Hosts Blood Drive for former Mayor

May 4, 2016
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ATHENS-It is Paint the Town Purple Week for Relay for Life of Limestone County. As part of the Relay celebration, the City of Athens Relay for Life Team, Dan Williams family and LifeSouth are hosting the blood drive at the new city hall. Williams served as mayor for 18 years and was serving as state […]

AMHOF Celebrates New Bluegrass Exhibit With Ribbon Cutting And Open House

May 4, 2016
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TUSCUMBIA-The music community of The Shoals came together for a celebration at the Alabama Music Hall of Fame for the grand opening of a new exhibit on Monday, May 3.  Alabama’s Bluegrass was honored with this new exhibit. “Since May is Bluegrass Month, this will be a great time to open the exhibit and honor this […]

Pet Of The Week…Cats And Dogs…Get You One

May 4, 2016

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!

Alabama to celebrate National Emergency Medical Services for Children Day May 18

May 4, 2016

MONTGOMERY-The Alabama Department of Public Health Office of Emergency Medical Services joins in the celebration of National Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) Day on May 18 by recognizing Alabama’s prehospital providers and the critical impact they make on the lives of children throughout the state. To raise awareness of the important functions emergency medical […]

Prehistoric Fish Of The World

May 4, 2016

The oceans, rivers and lakes  of the world hold some beautiful, exotic and ancient species of fish. Some fish that were around in remote, prehistoric times and have survived to our time, still keeping their “prehistoric” looks to prove it. Here are 10 of some of those most ancient fish swimming in our oceans today: According to the […]

New! Franklin County Arrest Reports 04/11/16 – 05/02/16

May 4, 2016

FRANKLIN COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Franklin 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.

Auto Accidents With Stolen Cars…What Are The Options If You Only Have Liability Insurance?

May 4, 2016
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Q:        I was in an automobile accident and the other driver left the scene of the accident.  The police found the car but the person it was registered to said it must have been stolen.  I have broken bones in my foot and my car is not drivable.  All I have is liability insurance.  What […]

Three Pot Meth Lab Found…Suspect Arrested

May 3, 2016
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HARTSELLE-Morgan County Sheriff Ana Franklin released a statement on the arrest of a suspect for the Manufacture of a Controlled Substance: “Monday evening, May 2nd 2016, Larry Alan Kube (W/M) of Hartselle was arrested for Unlawful Manufacture of a Controlled Substance 1st- Methamphetamine, Trafficking in Methamphetamine, and Felony Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Morgan County Drug […]

Man In Custody After Attack On His Brother Which Resulted In The loss Of His Brother’s Eye

May 3, 2016
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ATHENS–Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson released a statement regarding the arrest of a man on Assault Charges stemming from an assult on September 30 of this year.: “On September 30, 2015 patrol was called to the emergency room at Athens Limestone Hospital about an assault that had occurred at 1410 East Elm Street Apartment C […]

WFF Asks, “How Was Your Spring Turkey Season?”

May 3, 2016

Hunters Encouraged to Participate in Turkey Survey MONTGOMERY-The Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division (WFF) encourages turkey hunters who hunted for at least 10 days during the 2016 spring turkey season to participate in the Avid Turkey Hunter Survey. To participate in the survey, contact WFF at 334-242-3469. In addition to contributing directly to the […]

‘Riding With Outlaws’ Trolley Tour Planned For May 7

May 3, 2016

FLORENCE-On Saturday, May 7, the Tennessee Valley Historical Society is offering a trolley tour of downtown Florence sites that were of associated with the notorious outlaw Thomas Marion “Mountain Tom” Clark.  The “Riding With Outlaws” tour will be conducted by Lee Freeman from the Florence/ Lauderdale Public Library Heritage Department. The trolley will depart from the Florence/Lauderdale Tourism & Visitor Center in […]

Scale Back Alabama winning teams announced

May 3, 2016
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MONTGOMERY-Eighteen men and women from across the state won cash prizes in the grand prize team prize drawing for Scale Back Alabama participants.  The participants’ names were drawn from a group of 1,018 teams on which each participant lost at least 10 pounds.  In addition, 40 individual winners were drawn from a list of individuals […]