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Lynn McMillen

Possible Tornadoes Sited

March 2, 2012

Possible tornadoes touchdown in Madison and Limestone Counties. Tornadoes possibly touched down around 9:30 a.m. in North Alabama.  Athens downtown without power to more than 13,000 homes and businesses.  A gas leak has been reported at Cranebrake and authorities are asking people to stay away from the area.  Traffic lights are out and authorities are […]


School Closings

March 2, 2012

School closings in The Shoals area due to threat of bad weather: Covenant Christian School Florence:  Closing at 12:30 PM Covenant Christian School Tuscumbia:  Closing at 12:00 PM Cherokee County Schools:  Closing at 12:30 PM Florence City Schools:  Closing at 1: PM Hartselle City Schools:  Closing at 11:00 AM Fayetteville City Schools: Closing at 1:00 PM Franklin […]


James Franklin Clark – Death Notice

March 1, 2012

James Franklin Clark, age 70 of Tuscumbia, died Thursday, March 1, 2012.  Arrangements will be announced by Morrison Funeral Home of Tuscumbia .


Brenda Sue Hovater Wallace- Obituary

March 1, 2012

Brenda Sue Hovater Wallace, age 67, of Sheffield died Wednesday, February 29, 2012.  Visitation will be Saturday 1-3 at Morrison Funeral Home of Tuscumbia.  Her funeral service will follow in the funeral home chapel with Steven Hovater officiating.  Burial will be in New Bethel Cemetery. Brenda was preceded in death by her parents, Elizabet Ann […]


Governor Bentley And Children’s Health Insurance

March 1, 2012

MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley on Thursday discussed his efforts to maintain health insurance services for children of the working poor. “It is important for people to understand that my budget proposal to the Legislature calls for a $10 million increase in funding forAlabama’s Children’s Health Insurance Program,” Governor Bentley said.  “Despite the financial challenges facing […]


Hellena Diana Hooper Zills – Obituary

March 1, 2012

Hellena Diana Hooper Zills, age 59 of Muscle Shoals, died Tuesday, February 28, 2012.  Visitation will be Friday 1-2 p.m. at Morrison Funeral Home of Tuscumbia.  Her funeral service will follow in the funeral home chapel with James Cole officiating.  Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Tuscumbia. She was a wonderful Mother and Nana and […]


George Bernard Manush – Obituary

March 1, 2012

George Bernard Manush, age 84 of Sheffield, died Wednesday, February 29, 2012.  Visitation will be Saturday 10-11 at Our Lady of the Shoals Catholic Church with funeral mass following.  Father Don Forsythe will officiate and burial will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery. George was a native of Sheffield and served in the U.S. Navy during […]


Opal M. Frederick – Obituary

March 1, 2012

Opal M. Frederick, age 85, passed away Wednesday, February 29, 2012. She was a member of Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church, worked at Sears Department Store for 20 years, volunteered at ECM Hospital, and worked with a Grief Support Group in Florence. Visitation will be from 12 – 2 p.m. Saturday, March 3, 2012 at […]


Opal M. Frederick – Death Notice

February 29, 2012

Opal M. Frederick, 85, of Florence, passed away Wednesday, February 29, 2012. Visitation will be Saturday, March 3, 2012 from 12 – 2 p.m. at Greenview Funeral Home with the funeral service beginning at 2 p.m. in Greenview Memorial Chapel. Burial will follow in Tri-Cities Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by Greenview Funeral Home.


February 29, 2012

These are the latest school closings due to the threat of severe weather this afternoon, Wednesday, February 29th. Colbert County – Dismissing all students at 1:15 Franklin County (AL) – Dismissing all students at 1:30 Lauderdale County – Dismissing all students at 1:30 Legacy Christian Academy – Dismissing all students at 1:00 Russellville City – […]


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