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Betty Joyce Richardson – Obituary

February 3, 2012

Betty Joyce Richardson, 72, of Lexington, AL, passed away February 3, 2012, after an extended illness. She was a retired waitress at Tourway Inn and a Baptist.   Survivors for Mrs. Richardson are her husband, Jerry I. Richardson; daughter, Theresa Carr and husband Jack of Lexington, AL; step-sons, Frankie, Clay, and Wade Richardson.   She […]

Alabama Joining Southeastern ‘Move Over’ Law Campaign

February 3, 2012

MONTGOMERY – More than 170 law enforcement officers in the United States have died after being struck by motor vehicles since 1999.*  Thousands have been injured. In an effort to make roadways safer for everyone, the Alabama Department of Public Safety is partnering with Florida and Georgia in February to promote what is known as […]

Mild Weather Impacts TVA’s First Quarter 2012 Results

February 3, 2012

     KNOXVILLE, Tenn. ― Milder weather than last year in the Tennessee Valley Authority’s service region drove sales of electricity down 5 percent for the three-month period ended Dec. 31, 2011, compared with the same period last year, TVA said Friday in its quarterly report to the Securities and Exchange Commission.   The lower-than-expected sales […]

Breaking News – Whooping Cranes Find Home

February 2, 2012

 WINSTON COUNTY, ALABAMA –  The nine Whooping cranes that have been stranded in North Alabama since December 11 will be taken to  Wheeler Wildlife Refuge, located in Decatur, Alabama.  This according to Liz Condie Operation Migration spokesperson.  She said more information will be available as decisions on when and how the birds will be moved […]

Olly Olivia Malone – Obituary

February 2, 2012

Olly Olivia Malone, 96, of Allsboro, Alabama, passed away Thursday, February 2, 2012, at the Carrington House in Iuka, MS. She was a lifelong resident of Allsboro, AL and a member of Allsboro Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Along with her husband, she ran A. P. Malone General Merchandise until their retirement in 1982. Funeral services are […]

Former Hospice Owner Sentenced For Health Care Fraud

February 2, 2012

BIRMINGHAM—A federal judge today sentenced a Muscle Shoals man to 28 months in prison for taking part in a health care fraud totaling more than $3 million in connection to a hospice care program he operated, announced U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance, FBI Special Agent in Charge Patrick Maley and Health and Human Services, Office […]

Bentley Awards $100,000 To Curtail Underage Drinking

February 2, 2012

MONTGOMERY—The Alabama chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving has received a grant from Gov. Robert Bentley to continue a program to prevent underage drinking.The $100,000 grant will help MADD continue school-based educational programs, assemblies and DVD presentations to help teenagers understand the dangers of consuming alcohol and driving while intoxicated.“MADD is doing excellent work with […]


February 2, 2012

Washington, D.C.  – Today Congressman Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville) announced that staff from his District Ofwill hold three Mobile Office opportunities in February. Constituents who may not be able to travel to one of Brooks’three existing District Offices are encouraged to attend. “Caseworkers from my district staff will be in various locations throughout the district to meet with […]

Mildred Elaine Aday – Obituary

February 1, 2012

      Mildred Elaine Aday, 82 of Leighton, passed away January 31, 2012 Visitation will be Thursday February 2, 2012 from 9-11 a.m. at Colbert Memorial Chapel. Funeral services to begin at 11:00 A.M. in the chapel, with burial to follow at Shaw Cemetery. Brother Gerald Davis officiating.   She was preceded in death […]

ECM – Births – 01/24/12 Through 01/31/12

February 1, 2012

Zai ‘Keria Na’ Shae Jordan, daughter, born to Erica Jordan of Florence, Alabama, on January 24, 2012. Lawson Guage Allen, son, born to Stephen and Nikki Thompson of Muscle Shoals, Alabama on January 25, 2012. Lily Joy, daughter, born to Shane and Heather Stancil of Muscle Shoals, Alabama on January 25, 2012. Alivia Elyse  Lash, […]

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