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Tupelo Cop Killer shot dead in Phoenix

December 29, 2013

TUPELO – Tupelo police have scheduled a news conference at 10:00 this morning. The topic is surely to be a report that the suspected cop killer from last week’s bank robbery has himself been killed. Reports have been circulating in Mississippi Television Stations that the suspect was Shot during yet another robbery attempt Saturday morning in […]


Makenzie found safe… Reunited with parents

December 28, 2013

KILLEN- The 15 year old Killen girl who was reported missing Friday afternoon has been found in Muscle Shoals, according to a Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Sergeant. As of this writing, Mackenzie Crosswhite is at the Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office where she has been reunited with her mother and father. According to Deputy Sgt. Joe Hamilton, the […]


Information pending in missing Killen girl story

December 28, 2013

KILLEN – Word just in that the case of missing Makenzie Crosswhite is heating up. The Quad-Cities Daily is on top of this story and we will keep you posted as soon as the story breaks.


BOLO – Florence Police search for missing Killen girl

December 28, 2013

FLORENCE – The Florence Police Department has issues the following BOLO (Be On The Lookout): “BOLO MISSING CHILD: NAM/CROSSWHITE,MACKENZIE SEX/F RAC/W AGE/ 15 HGT/507 WGT/140 EYE/BLU HAIR/ BLN. JUVENILE LEFT RESIDENCE BY WAY OF BACK WINDOW, LEFT BTW 10:00 PM AND 6:00 AM ON 12/27/13, JUV HAS NO CELL PHONE AND HASNT’ MADE ANY CONTACT […]


Boeing narrows list of 777X assembly facility… North Alabama sill in the running

December 21, 2013

HUNTSVILLE – The collective feeling is kind of like the third act of a thriller flick… Governmental leaders and those who are looking for jobs alike are sitting on the edge of their seats waiting for the story’s climax. Will Huntsville land the $7-billion Boeing 777X assembly plant, or will the prize, promising thousands of […]


Athens woman grabs almost $8,000 in just over a minute

December 17, 2013

FLORENCE – Usually, when somebody runs in to a bank; grabs a boatload of cash and runs out they get arrested. But not for Debbie Swain of Athens. Nope. In fact the folks at SunTrust were there cheering her on. So what’s this all about? Well, it turns out that Debbie was the big winner […]


“Somebody told me we could adopt the dogs today”… Colbert Animal Shelter had Sheriff disperse crowd

December 13, 2013

COLBERT COUNTY – Things were getting out of hand this morning (Friday) at the Animal Shelter. At one point over 100 people were standing around at the facility, hoping to adopt one of the pomeranian or Yorkshire terriers. Thursday there had been some rumors, some from media outlets, that the dogs rescued from deplorable conditions […]


Hall earns Trustees Award from Recording Academy

December 12, 2013

SANTA MONICA – Rick Hall, founder of FAME Studio and the central figure of the groundbreaking documentary, “MUSCLE SHOALS”, will receive yet another a special salute from the recording industry. It was just announced this morning in Santa Monica that Hall, Jim Marshall and Ennio Morricone will be honored with Recording Academy’s, TRUSTEES AWARD. A special invitation-only […]


Cooper Reflects on his friend John Wyker (March 14,1945 – December 8, 2013)

December 9, 2013

MUSCLE SHOALS – When John Wyker passed away Sunday, it was a shock felt throughout the music community here in town. Wyker, guitar picker, songwriter, producer… a man of many talents. He also had his demons. That was what made him so special to so many folks. His friend of over 40 years, music insider […]


Gregory Lemont Williams – Makes appearance before Judge

December 5, 2013

TUSCUMBIA – Today marked another chapter in a bizarre scenario of suspected extortion, murder and body disposal in the Tennessee River, and a late-night street-shooting. The man who police say critically wounded Lionell Hankins by shooting him 3 times last Monday night had his first appearance before Judge Chad Coker today. He is Gregory Lemont Williams, […]


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