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Brooks Says Keystone Blockage Hurts Jobs – Environmentalists: Not So Fast

January 23, 2012

HUNTSVILLE – U.S. Congressman Mo Brooks said that oil from the Keystone XL pipeline project, which was just nixed by President Barack Obama, could have eliminated America’s dependence on Middle Eastern oil. In a statement, Brooks said, “H.R. 1938, the North American-Made Energy Security Act, sought to compel approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline. I supported and […]


Parts 1 and 2 Published: Florence/Lauderdale Booking Photos 1/10 – 1/17/2012

January 23, 2012

The second half of  last week’s booking photos and Arrest reports are now published. Check our Law & Order Section for the latest arrest information from Lauderdale County Detention Center Sheriff and Florence P.D. Check out all the stuff in Law & Order! Remember, all persons seen here are PRESUMED INNOCENT. These are public records […]


Storm: Dodged A Bullet Last Night

January 23, 2012

THE SHOALS – Major damage was averted last night as strong storms moved through the area after midnight. A check with local police agencies showed that The Shoals “dodged a bullet” when the line of severe thunderstorms failed to produce any widespread tornado or wind events. The only area that saw significant weather last night […]


New Sheffield and Tuscumbia Booking Photos

January 20, 2012

Check our Law & Order Section for the latest arrest information from Sheffield and Tuscumbia P.D. Check out all the stuff in Law & Order! Remember, all persons seen here are PRESUMED INNOCENT. These are public records and you have a RIGHT TO KNOW!  


New Colbert County and Muscle Shoals Booking Photos and Reports

January 19, 2012

Check our Law & Order Section for the latest arrest information from Colbert County and Muscle Shoals P.D.  Check out all the stuff in Law & Order! Sorry, but Muscle Shoals does not provide us with photos of any kind. Remember, all persons seen here are PRESUMED INNOCENT. These are public records and you have a RIGHT TO KNOW!


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, […]


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