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Entries still be accepted for Timmy Horton High School Bass Anglers Challenge on Pickwick Lake

May 31, 2018

SHEFFIELD – There is still time to enter the Timmy Horton High School Bass Anglers Challenge fishing tournament, which has awarded $100,000 in college scholarships since 2013. The tournament, on Saturday, June 2, will be staged out of Riverfront Park in Sheffield. The deadline to enter is at noon, Friday, June 1. The senior division […]


2018 North Alabama African Heritage Festival June 1-2

May 23, 2018

TUSCUMBIA – The North Alabama African Heritage Association will host the 18th Annual North Alabama African Heritage Festival on Friday and Saturday, June 1 and June 2, 2018 at the Willie Green Recreation Park. Organizers of the festival said it has grown from a local gathering to a destination cultural event. “People from all over […]


47th annual Muscle Shoals Street Rod Run June 2 at Spring Park

May 14, 2018

TUSCUMBIA-On Saturday, June 2, Spring Park in Tuscumbia will be filled with some of the greatest vehicles to ever roll off of an assembly line. More than 300 vehicles are expected for the 47th annual Muscle Shoals Street Rod Run, which features all makes and models of cars and trucks made up until 1987. There […]


Recall LaGrange Festival May 4-6

April 29, 2018

LEIGHTON-This year’s Recall LaGrange Festival will feature several new exhibits and events, while continuing to pay homage to the first chartered college in Alabama. The festival is Friday, May 4-Sunday May 6 at LaGrange College Site Park, 1491 LaGrange College Road, Leighton. Among the new exhibits is a barn quilt painting, provided by The Alabama […]


Mortimer Jordan duo wins high school bass tournament on Pickwick Lake

April 23, 2018

SHEFFIELD-While many Pickwick Lake anglers were catching smallmouth bass around Wilson Dam, Aaron Stephens and his teammate Daniel Meadows opted to go in a different direction during an April 21 Alabama Student Angler Bass Fishing Association tournament. The gamble paid off in a big way for the duo from Mortimer Jordan High School in Kimberly. […]


Student anglers will pack downtown Sheffield Saturday

April 19, 2018

SHEFFIELD-A flotilla of bass boats is headed for downtown Sheffield. More than 500 anglers from 50 schools throughout the state are expected  in the Shoals Saturday for an Alabama Student Angler Bass Fishing Association fishing tournament on Pickwick Lake. The tournament will launch from Riverfront Park. The weigh-in, which begins at 2 p.m., will be […]


Historic churches featured on this week’s Tuscumbia walking tour on April 21

April 18, 2018

TUSCUMBIA-This week’s Historic Tuscumbia Walking Tour on Saturday, April 21 will visit two of the oldest churches in the city. Local historian Ron Hudson will lead the tour that will focus on the founders and early members of First Presbyterian Church and St. John’s Episcopal Church.  First Presbyterian Church, built in 1827 to serve a […]


Tourism boom expected following Crappie USA fishing tournament

April 5, 2018

SHEFFIELD – A Crappie USA fishing tournament held on Pickwick and Wilson lakes Saturday, March 31, confirmed what many local anglers have been talking about this spring. Big crappie are more plentiful in the lakes than they have been in years. Henry and Jo Haley of Carmi, Ill., won the pro division of the tournament […]


Crappie Kids Fishing Rodeo Held Saturday At Sheffield’s Riverfront Park -EVENT PHOTOS

April 2, 2018

SHEFFIELD-A Crappie Kids Fishing Rodeo that was held at Riverfront Park in Sheffield Saturday, March 31. About 50 children from throughout the Shoals participated. The rodeo was sponsored by Colbert County Tourism and Convention Bureau, City of Sheffield and Sheffield Parks and Recreation. It was held in conjunction with a Crappie USA fishing tournament that […]


Are you ready to rumble?

March 23, 2018

SHEFFIELD-Registration is underway for the Red Warrior River Rumble on Pickwick Lake on April 14, 2018 out of Riverfront Park in Sheffield.   The annual bass tournament is held in memory on Evan Isbell, a member of the Muscle Shoals Trojan Bass Fishing Team. The tournament features a cash payout and divisions for student anglers, […]


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