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Scott Boyer benefit Thursday night – Ticket sales brisk

January 16, 2013

FLORENCE – Muscle Shoals to Music Row reports that tickets are selling fast for the Scott Boyer Benefit. Boyer, a beloved member of the Muscle Shoals music community, is presently in the hospital suffering from complications in surgery.             The show is certain to contain one of the best lineups […]

Elizabeth Romine – Happy warrior gone at 88 – VIDEO

December 27, 2012

  FLORENCE – Long-time resident, Miss Elizabeth Romine, passed away on Christmas Day. She was 88 years old. Miss Romine was a long-time resident of East Florence and kept watch over the goings on at Florence City Hall. Before she moved to Florence in the ’60’s, Elizabeth served in the Marine Corps., rising to the […]

Sparkey’s Drive-In Destroyed – Domestic dispute blamed

December 26, 2012

TUSCUMBIA – A pickup truck, driven by a man who allegedly was chasing his girlfriend along Old Lee Highway, drove through the front of Sparkey’s Drive-Inn this morning. The destruction was thorough.             Sparkey’s owner of 17 years, Karen Smith was distraught as she surveyed the damage. “The truck moved […]

Muscle Shoals to Music Row benefit raises $3000 – PHOTOS

December 21, 2012

FLORENCE – Thursday evening’s Muscle Shoals to Music Row (MS2MR) at the Conference Center exceeded all expectations. The room was packed, the music was excellent, and Jimmy Wayne’s, “Project Meet Me Halfway”, was given a memorable Christmas Gift, a check for $3-thousand. Singer / songwriters Jimmy Wayne, Tony Arata and Pat Alger provided a great show, and were […]

Helen Keller Hospital ends security lockdown

December 21, 2012

SHEFFIELD – Having been in “lockdown” since Monday for security reasons, Helen Keller Hospital has just issued a media release that the health care facility has returned to normal operation. Julia Boughner, Director of Community Relations for Helen Keller released this statement: “As of 11:45 a.m. on Friday, December 21, 2012, Helen Keller Hospital is […]

Muscle Shoals to Music Row – interview with Jimmy Wayne

December 19, 2012

FLORENCE – This month’s Muscle Shoals to Music Row (MS2MR) is a special benefit show in support of “Project Meet Me Halfway”. Singer/Songwriter/Recording Artist, Jimmy Wayne set out in 2010 to walk 1,660 miles from Nashville to Phoenix to raise awareness about homeless youth and more specifically children aging out of the foster system. Thursday’s show at the Marriott Conference […]

Special musical event next Thursday – Make plans to be there

December 16, 2012

FLORENCE – “Project Meet Me Halfway”  will be the beneficiary of a great lineup of musical talent at the Conference Center. The December 20th edition of “Muscle Shoals To Music Row” (MS2MR) features three award winning songwriters and recording artists, Jimmy Wayne, Tony Arata and Pat Alger.      .  .  . Jimmy Wayne is […]

A very important “Muscle Shoals to Music Row” this month.

December 8, 2012

FLORENCE – Big River Broadcasting’s signature music show, “Muscle Shoals to Music Row” (MS2MR) holds a special performance this Holiday Season. The evening celebrates Country singer/songwriter Jimmy Wayne’s, “Project Meet Me Halfway”. Wayne walked halfway across America in 2010 to raise awareness about kids in foster care who “age out” of the system the day […]

Alexandria Mayor looks forward to re-establishing work with Cypress Moon

November 27, 2012

ALEXANDRIA, LA – Mayor Jacques M. Roy issued a statement yesterday pledging to help Cypress Moon Productions film “The Story of Bonnie and Clyde”. The statement was conditional on filmmaker Tonya Holly’s promise to commence filming in the Southern Louisiana city by late January or early February. Wanting to put to rest the “City’s angst […]

Mayor To Filmmaker Holly: “Start filming, or pay back our money”

November 25, 2012

SHEFFIELD – A Louisiana town’s mayor has reportedly given an ultimatum to Tonya S. Holly. News reports are circulating all around the city of Alexandria, Louisiana that Mayor Jacques Roy wants Cypress Moon Productions to begin filming “The Story of Bonnie and Clyde” by January or return the $50-thousand dollars the City put up as […]

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