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Herman Dwan McCuistion – Obituary

January 18, 2012

Herman Dwan McCuistion, age 79 of Muscle Shoals, died Monday, January 16, 2012. His family will receive friends Friday, January 20, 2012 beginning at 6:30pm, followed by a time of reflection beginning at 7:30pm at Morrison Funeral Home of Tuscumbia. Mr. McCuistion was a native of Beaumont, Texas, and served as CEO with Robbins Tire […]

William T. “Bill” Phillips – Notice

January 18, 2012

William T. “Bill” Phillips, 84, of Florence passed away Wednesday, January 18, 2012. Visitation will be Friday, January 20, 2012 from 6 – 9 p.m. at Greenview Funeral Home. The funeral service will be Saturday, January 21, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. in Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in the adjoining cemetery. Arrangements […]

Humanists Collect Winter Wear For Needy

January 18, 2012

SHEFFIELD – Cassandra Weakley of Heavenly Grace Ministries was happy to see Dick Cooper and Beth Henry last Monday. Cooper and Henry, Humanists of The Shoals members, delivered a car load of warm coats which are in great demand this year from the people she serves. Weakley operates The Heavenly Grace Car Wash on Second […]

Whooping Cranes On Their Way South

January 18, 2012

FRANKLIN COUNTY – Nine Whooping cranes, among the most endangered animals in the world, have finally left their makeshift home of five weeks and have continued on their journey to Florida. The immature birds, on their first migration from Wisconsin where they were hatched, left their pen near the Russellville Airport shortly after dawn. Led […]

Operation Migration – Restoring A 10,000 Year Old Route

January 17, 2012

FRANKLIN COUNTY – A small flock of just 9 Whooping cranes is resting in the rolling farmland in the eastern part of the county. They are the focus of a valiant effort by numerous conservation and naturalist organizations in The United States and Canada. The species, Grus americana, is the tallest bird in North America, […]

New Florence/Lauderdale Booking Photos

January 17, 2012

Check our Law & Order Section for the latest arrest information from Florence/Lauderdale. When in Law & Order, simply click on Florence/Lauderdale and you’ll find all the records. While you are over there, check out all of the material.   Remember, all persons seen here are PRESUMED INNOCENT. These are public records and you have […]

Chief Logan Back On Job

January 17, 2012

TUSCUMBIA – Police Chief Tony Logan is back at his desk after his D.U.I. conviction last week by an Etowah County jury. Logan had appealed his March 2010 Florence Municipal Court conviction to circuit court. A change of venue was granted because of intense media coverage in Northwest Alabama. “I talked twice with Mayor Shoemaker […]

New Florence / Lauderdale Booking Photos and Arrest Reports – Part II

January 11, 2012

Check our Law & Order Section for the latest arrest information from The Florence Police Department and Lauderdale County Sheriff. When in Law & Order, simply click on Florence/Lauderdale and you’ll find all the records. While you are over there, check out all of the material. And don’t forget to look at The Shoals’ Most Wanted!

Deal Goes Bad: Jeweler Shoots Customer

January 10, 2012

  SHEFFIELD – Buddy Zils, 70, of Buddy’s Jewelry on Second Street, has been charged in the Monday shooting  of one of his customers.  Zils, who has for years adorned his business with messages of God’s love, has been charged with First Degree Assault, a Class A felony, according to Sheffield Police Chief, Greg Ray. “We […]

Jewelry Store Owner in Jail Following Shooting

January 10, 2012

SHEFFIELD – Buddy Zils, 70, owner of Buddy’s Jewelty on Second Street is being held as of this hour in Sheffield Jail following a shooting at his store Monday. Zils is accused of shooting Charles Miller, also of Sheffield. The incident occurred in the parking lot of Buddy’s Jewelry before 9:00am Monday, after the business […]

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