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Governor Says 5 Killed in Auto Accidents That Were Weather Related

January 29, 2014

BIRMINGHAM– Governor Robert Bentley says there has been at least five people who have died from weather-related traffic accidents across the state.  He confirmed that the deaths he is aware of were caused from motor vehicle accidents, not exposure from the extreme cold . Alabama State Troopers have identified five people who have lost their […]


Controlled Burning along the Natchez Trace Parkway

January 29, 2014

TUPELO – Weather depending, the Natchez Trace Parkway is planning to conduct two prescribed fires (controlled burns) in Lee County, MS on January 30 and January 31. The prescribed fires are located at: Prescribed Fire Name Milepost Confederate Gravesites 270 Headquarters 266   Prescribed fire is a useful and cost effective tool for managing the forests […]


Three counts of rape added to charges against Russellville man

January 22, 2014

RUSSELLVILLE -Gaspar Perez-Bartolo, 26 of Russellville has three counts of rape in addition to the charges of burglary second-degree and attempted rape first-degree. Perez-Bartolo was charged initially  with the burglary and attempted rape charge after authorities accused him of breaking into a 12 year old girl’s bedroom and demanding she remove her clothes . Investigators said […]


Always Money…Robbed At Knife Point In Muscle Shoals

January 18, 2014

MUSCLE SHOALS-The Muscle Shoals Police are looking for a man, armed with a knife who robbed a clerk at the Always Money Store located at 1502 Woodward Avenue in Muscle Shoals.   The robbery occurred around 1:30 pm on Friday. Police are looking for a black man who is tall, dressed all in black, with […]


Florence Man Arrested for December Burglary

January 17, 2014

FLORENCE-The Florence Police have just made an arrest in a burglary that took place in December of 2013.  Here is what the police have to report: ” Florence Police have arrested Joseph Demetrius Rice, 45, of Redbud Street in Florence and charged him with Burglary and Theft of Property. He is accused of burglarizing a […]


Anonymous Call Leads to Arrest

January 15, 2014

MORGAN COUNTY-On Tuesday, January 14, 2014 Morgan County Deputies responded to a possible drug activity call.  Here is what Sheriff Ana Franklin has to say on her FaceBook page: “On Tuesday evening, January 14, 2014, the Morgan County Deputies responded to an anonymous call of possible drug activity at the property located at 813 Cotaco […]


Forever Wild Land Trust to Hold Three Public Listening Sessions to Aid in Long-Range Planning

January 15, 2014

-On behalf of the Forever Wild Land Trust Board of Trustees, the Alabama State Lands Division will host three public listening sessions in 2014 to assist in the development of a long-range plan for the Forever Wild Land Trust program. This initial five-year plan will be updated thereafter on five-year increments. The focus of this […]


Cold Weather Coming…Possible Snow

January 4, 2014

THE SHOALS/TENNESSEE VALLEY-From the U.S. National Weather Service.   Dangerous cold and snow warnings: Check HERE for school closings and delays. DANGEROUSLY COLD WEATHER AND ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL TO IMPACT THE REGION LATE THIS WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK…   A POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS WINTER WEATHER SITUATION IS UNFOLDING FOR SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING AS A STRONG […]


BREAKING: Cody Compton in Custody

January 3, 2014

MORGAN COUNTY–Update on search for Cody Compton – Compton has been located and is in custody according to Morgan County Sheriff Ana Franklin. Compton was being sought in the murder of Jonathan Bowling  on January 2nd in Morgan County. Sheriff Ana Franklin made this statement: ” I cannot comment at this time with any details about […]


Dead Horses Lead Phil Campbell Man To Animal Cruelty Charges

December 31, 2013

PHIL CAMPBLL-A man was arrested and charged with twelve counts of animal cruelty in Franklin County on Saturday.  Franklin County Sheriff Shannon Oliver reported that the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department received a call from a neighbor who noticed dead and unhealthy animals on someone’s property.  When deputies arrived, they found four dead animals, including three […]


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