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Helmets….Not Just For Sports Anymore

February 14, 2012

Birmingham-As the TV weather forecasters urged viewers in Pleasant Grove, Ala., to head to their safe place, Lisa Stewart told her 8-year-old son Noah to fetch his baseball helmet from his gear bag. She’d never had him take such a protective measure during storm warnings before – but this storm looked bad. It was April […]

Ray Chester Puckett – Obituary

February 14, 2012

Ray Chester Puckett, 83, of Cherokee, died Monday, February 13, 2012.  Visitation will be 5-9 on Wednesday at Cherokee Pentecostal Church.  The service will be at 11:00a.m. on Thursday at the church with the burial to follow at Cherokee Memorial Park.  Pastor Fay Crowe and Rev. Joe Ball will officiate. Mr. Puckett was a native […]

Ella Lorene Eaves Graben – Obituary

February 14, 2012

Mrs. Ella Lorene Eaves Graben, 93, a native of Lauderdale County, passed away Monday, February 13, 2012 at her residence. She was a member of the East Florence Church of Christ, and Shoals Artists Guild.   Visitation will be Thursday, February 16, 2012 from 12 – 2 p.m. at Greenview Funeral Home with the funeral […]

UAB And UA Probe Gene That Helps Protect Against Parkinson’s

February 14, 2012

Birmingham-The mechanism by which a gene that may provide a neuro-protective effect for Parkinson’s disease has been identified, say researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and the University of Alabama. Findings published Feb. 8, 2012, in the Journal of Neuroscience advance understanding of VPS41, a gene previously discovered to have a protective function in a worm model for […]

Helen Keller Births 02/06/12 – 02/09/12

February 14, 2012

­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_________________________________________________________________________________ Kameron Renee Swinney, daughter, born to Gregory Swinney and Doni Haggard of Haleyville, Alabama on February 6, 2012. Kollin Tucker Ragan, son, born to Jimmy and Kerlly Ragan of Tuscumbia, Alabama on February 6, 2012. Seth Michael Romans, son, born to Jason and Laura Romans of Cherokee, Alabama on February 6, 2012. Kinzlee Marie […]

Franklin County Arrest Reports 02/06/12 – 02/13 12

February 14, 2012

Inmate name:  Terry Flippo DOB:  09/17/55 City:  Phil Campbell Arrest Date:  02/06/12 Arresting Agency:  Franklin County Charges:  Public Intoxication _________________________________________________________________ Inmate Name:  Brittney Carroll DOB:  02/23/84 City:  Phil Campbell Arrest Date:  02/07/12 Arresting Agency:  Franklin County Charges:  Probation Violation _________________________________________________________________ Inmate Name:  Richard Christian DOB:  09/06/59 City:  Russellville Arrest Date:  02/07/12 Arresting Agency:  Franklin County […]

David Morris Mitchell – Obituary

February 13, 2012

David Morris Mitchell, age 84 of Tuscumbia died Sunday, February 12, 2012.  Visitation will be Wednesday 11-12 p.m. at Morrison Funeral Home of tuscumbia.  His funeral service will follow in the funeral home chapel with Rev. John Powell officiating.  Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery, Tuscumbia. David was preceded in death by his father, William […]

Robert Thurston Hodges – Obituary

February 13, 2012

Visitation will be Tuesday, February 14, 2012, at Elkins East Chapel 5-8 PM.  Funeral services will be Wednesday, February 15, 2012, 11 AM at Elkins East Chapel, with Bro. Tommy Ruple officiating.  Burial will be at Butler Cemetery. Mr. Hodges was retired from TVA as a Truck Driver and was the son of the owner of Hodges […]

Talma Ruth Glover – Obituary

February 13, 2012

  Mrs. Talma Ruth Glover, of Florence. passed away Sunday, February 12, 2012 after an extended illness. She was 84.   Mrs. Glover was a devoted wife and mother and was loved by all who knew her. She was a member of CrossPoint Church of Christ and had retired as a secretary for Ryder Freight […]

Muscle Shoals Music To Be Featured

February 13, 2012

Florence/Lauderdale Tourism is excited to be involved in a cultural partnership with the Orange Beach Festival of Art this year in showcasing two talented musicians from the Shoals! The Festival is March 10th and 11th. Check out the schedule and bios of our performers below. Barry Billings has been a staple of the Muscle Shoals […]

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