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Tuscumbia Man Found Guilty Of Bank Robbery

February 18, 2012

BIRMINGHAM—A federal judge today sentenced RICKY WALTER DENTON to 21 years and four months in prison for a 2009 armed bank robbery, less than a month after another federal judge sentenced the Tuscumbia man to nearly six years in prison for a federal tax fraud conspiracy in which he took identifying information of fellow prison […]


Rev. George Edward Bracey- Obituary

February 17, 2012

Rev. George Edward Bracey, 85, of Rogersville died Thursday, February 16,2012.   Visitation will be Sunday, February 19, 2012, 1-3PM at Center Star United Methodist Church.  Funeral services will follow with Rev. Tommy Heap and Bro. Tommy James officiating.  Burial will be at Florence City Cemetery. Rev. Bracey was born June 6, 1925 in Florence, […]


Beatrice “Bee” Prather – Obituary

February 17, 2012

Beatrice “Bee” Prather, 90, of Iuka, Mississippi, died February 17, 2012, at Tishomingo Manor Nursing Home. She loved working in her yard, and spending time with her family. Visitation is scheduled for 2 until 4 PM on Sunday, February 19 at Cutshall Funeral Home in Iuka. Funeral services are scheduled for 4 PM on Sunday, […]


Nell Moore – Obituary

February 17, 2012

Nell Moore, 82, of Iuka, Mississippi, died February 16, 2012, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Iuka. She was a member of Gospel Lighthouse Pentecostal Church, and was a long time Iuka resident. She was a sought after caregiver, and sat with many elderly people. She enjoyed fishing, traveling, and visiting her sister and nieces […]


Grand Opening Ceremony For UNA’s Black Box Theatre

February 17, 2012

FLORENCE, Ala. – The University of North Alabama will host a grand opening ceremony for the new George S. Lindsey Theatre and the Ernest Borgnine Performance Hall March 2 at 4 p.m. The theatre is located at the corner of Pine and Irvine streets on the south side of Norton Auditorium. Officials broke ground on […]


Bentley Awards Grant To Reduce Underage Drinking

February 17, 2012

MONTGOMERY-Gov. Robert Bentley has awarded a $185,000 grant to help the Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board to curb underage drinking throughout the state. The ABC Board’s Law Enforcement Division will continue its Statewide Underage Drinking Enforcement program that works with local law enforcement to prevent the sale or distribution of alcohol to minors. “Underage drinking […]


TVA Realigns Security

February 17, 2012

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.  The Tennessee Valley Authority Police & Physical Security organization is realigning its operations and structure to enhance security at TVA’s non-nuclear power facilities.  TVA is ending uniformed patrols, increasing the use of security technology, and stationing contract guards 24 hours a day at critical TVA locations. David Jolley, vice president of TVA […]


Jerry W. Hutchens – Death Notice

February 17, 2012

Jerry W. Hutchens, age 60 of Tuscumbia died Friday, February 17, 2012.  Arrangements will be announced by Morrison Funeral Home of Tuscumbia .


James Eric Christopher Jennings – Obituary

February 16, 2012

James Eric Christopher Jennings, age 14, died Wednesday, February 15, 2012.  His family will receive friends Friday 6-8 p.m. at Morrison Funeral Home of Tuscumbia.  His funeral service will be Saturday at 2 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Wayne Wood officiating.  Burial will follow in Hendrix Chapel Church of Christ Cemetery. James was […]


Betty Joyce Sherrod – Obituary

February 16, 2012

Betty Joyce Sherrod, age 70 of Tuscumbia died Thursday, February 16, 2012.  Her graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. in Oakwood Cemetery of Tuscumbia with Jerry Edgil officiating. Miss Sherrod was a Colbert County native and was preceded in death by her parents, James and Mary Jeanette Sherrod and her brother Richard Allen […]


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