New Born Tests Positive For Meth…..Mother Charged With Endangerment

October 22, 2014
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DECATUR-A Decatur woman gave birth to a baby boy on October 14th.  The child tested positive for amphetamines and opiates.  Here is how Decatur Police describe the events: “On October 14th, 2014 Breanna Magdaleina Lopez gave birth to a baby boy at Decatur Morgan Hospital. At the time of the infant’s birth he tested positive […]


Florence Couple Sentenced to Hundreds of Years in Prison for Producing Child Pornography

October 22, 2014
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BIRMINGHAM—A federal judge today sentenced a Florence couple to hundreds of years in prison for exploiting and sexually abusing a minor child in their custody to produce images of child pornography, announced U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance and FBI Special Agent in Charge Richard D. Schwein Jr. U.S. District Judge L. Scott Coogler sentenced PATRICIA […]


Medicare Open Enrollment Is Underway

October 22, 2014
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MONTGOMERY – The Alabama Department of Senior Services (ADSS), along with the 13 Area Agencies on Aging (AAA), encourage Alabamians with Medicare to take the opportunity during the Medicare Open Enrollment (October 15 – December 7) to review their current health and prescription drug coverage plans to ensure their Medicare plan is still the right […]


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New! Helen Keller Hospital Births 10/12/14 – 10/16/14

October 22, 2014
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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.


Pickwick and Wilson lakes ranked among America’s best

October 22, 2014
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THE SHOALS-Local anglers tout Pickwick and Wilson lakes as two of the best places in the country to fish for largemouth and smallmouth bass. A leading fishing website agrees. In its listing of the top 100 bass lakes in America, Fishhound.com ranked Pickwick 15th and Wilson 45th. California-based Fishound.com is one of the most popular […]


Sweet Tea And Tire Swings….This Must Be Heaven

October 22, 2014
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We sweeten our tea And butter our bread, Plant lots of  petunias, Wear caps on our head. Hang up old tires So we can swing, We don’t walk inside A fairy ring.  ****************************************************************************************************************************     We’ll cook us some beans (Add a little ham) And take a stroll To see the Wilson Dam.     […]


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New! Florence Arrest Reports 10/07/14 – 10/14/14

October 22, 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.


My Ex-Wife Agreed To Cut Child Support ….Now She Wants More

October 22, 2014
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Q: When my ex-wife and I got divorced our two children were in private school. I agreed to pay extra child support to help pay for school. My children were put in public school after my wife moved and she told me that I could pay less child support. Now she is taking me back […]


Upcoming Events In November At Florence-Lauderdale Public Library

October 22, 2014
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FLORENCE-Upcoming  HistoryEvents for Florence-Lauderdale Public Library in November :     Concert at Courtview Friday, November 14, 7:00 pm Rogers Hall Front Lawn Gather on the front lawn of historic Rogers Hall and enjoy some of the same music that was performed there 150 years ago. The Olde Towne Brass band, which plays Civil War-era […]


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NWTF Donates More Than $91,000 for Wildlife Management in Alabama

October 22, 2014
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MONTGOMERY-The Alabama Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) recently allocated $91,289 for wild turkey projects in Alabama. The funding was made possible through the NWTF Hunting Heritage Super Fund program. Close to $29,000 of the total allocation was approved for a variety of projects statewide including funding the improvement of wild turkey habitat […]


Pathfinder’s Dinner an excellent evening – EVENT PHOTOS

October 21, 2014
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THE SHOALS – Monday evening, The Northwest Shoals Community College Foundation held its 22nd Pathfinder’s Dinner. It was an opportunity for the Members to celebrate the excellent work being done every day in preparing students for fulfilling careers and lifetimes of service to their community. The Foundation’s slogan is, “Helping Students Unlock Their Potential”. And from […]


New! Lauderdale County Arrest Reports 10/03/14 – 10/10/14

October 21, 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.


Sweet Kitty…Soft Kitty….FLAS Has A Cat For You

October 21, 2014
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FLORENCE-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.


Daughters of the DAR dedicate a monument in honor of Chickasaw Chief George Colbert

October 21, 2014
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COLBERT COUNTY-The Chief Colbert Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution will dedicate a monument in honor of Chickasaw Chief George Colbert, for whom the chapter is named, at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 25 at Colbert Ferry Park on the Natchez Trace Parkway north of Cherokee.  The monument will be placed near the new visitor […]


Voter Registration Deadline……TODAY Is The Last Day To Vote

October 20, 2014
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THE TENNESSEE VALLEY-The2014 elections are two weeks away, but the deadline to register to vote or update your voter registration in Alabama is today! You can register to vote today at your local board of registrars office. You can find details about voter registration or download a voter registration form to deliver to your local […]


Natchez Trace Parkway Reports Single Motor Vehicle Accident with Fatality

October 20, 2014
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WEBSTER COUNTY, MS – On October 18, 2014, at approximately 12:00 a.m., Lee County 911 received notification of a single motor vehicle accident near milepost 211 near Dancy, MS. U.S. Park Rangers and Webster County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the scene. The vehicle, a 2010 Honda Accord, was operated by Deep Bharucha, age 26, of […]


Rogersville Fall Festival – EVENT PHOTOS

October 20, 2014
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ROGERSVILLE – It was an excellent Saturday for Rogersville’s Fall Festival. One could stroll through Downtown and see a slew of Halloween-style scarecrows. While there, the town visitor could take a look at some really nice old cars. Wafting through the air was the distinct aroma of Bar Be Que and hear some music at […]


Shoals Dragon Boat Festival 2014 – EVENT PHOTOS

October 20, 2014
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MCFARLAND PARK – The second edition of the Shoals Dragon Boat Festival was big. Really big. The proceeds from the festival and races  went to benefit Kilby School, and from all accounts, it was a big success. The Quad-Cities Daily was on hand to record the festivities with EVENT PHOTOS and we present them here. […]