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Mrs. Ruth Foster Thornton – Notice

December 1, 2011

Mrs. Ruth Foster Thornton, 70, of Florence, passed away Thursday December 1, 2011, at ECM Hospital following a brief illness. Visitation will be 5pm until 7pm Sunday at St. Michael Catholic Church with recitation of the Rosary at 7PM.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11am Monday at St. Michael under the direction of Greenview Funeral Home. […]

Jeanette L. Riggs-Rainwater – Obituary

December 1, 2011

Jeanette L. Riggs-Rainwater, 87, of Florence, has gone to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Visitation will be 6pm until 8pm Friday December 2, at Greenview Funeral Home.  The funeral service will be 2pm Saturday December 3, in Greenview Memorial Chapel.  Burial will be in Tuscumbia Oakwood Cemetery.  Mrs. Rainwater was a member of Parkway Community Church of God […]

Xavier James McIllwain – Notice

November 30, 2011

Name: Xavier James McIllwain         Age:Infant         Resident: Russellville AL. Date of Death : November 28, 2011 Infant son of Cory McIllwain and Angelica Atchley. A memorial service will be held Sunday December 4, 2011 from 2- 4 p.m. at Vandiver Hollow Baptist Church Brother Jeremy Murray, Officiating.   Colbert Memorial Chapel of the Shoals directing.

Muscle Shoals Senior Center Gets Grant

November 30, 2011

MUSCLE SHOALS – A “home away from home” for many senior citizens in Muscle Shoals that was damaged by fire will receive energy efficiency upgrades with the help of a $100,000 grant from The State Of Alabama.While insurance is paying for structural repairs, the grant will enable the city of Muscle Shoals to incorporate energy-efficient […]

J.D. McDonald – Obituary

November 29, 2011

J.D. McDonald, 86, a resident of Nashville, TN, and a former resident of Lauderdale County, passed away Monday, November28, 2011. He was a member of the Church of Christ, Elks Club, WWII Navy veteran where he served in the Pacific theater and a member of the Civitan Club.   Visitation will be Wednesday, November 30, 2011 from 2:30 – […]

Charles Junior “Doc” King – Obituary

November 29, 2011

Charles Junior “Doc” King, Age 83, Tuscumbia, AL Date of Death: November 28, 2011. Visitation will be Thursday December 1, from 12-2 p.m. at Colbert Memorial Chapel, funeral services to begin at 2:00 P.M. in the chapel, with burial to follow at Colbert Memorial Gardens. Officiating is Steve Bacon. He was preceded in death by his […]

Mr. Luther “Babe” Wilson – Obituary

November 28, 2011

Visitation will be Tuesday, November 29, 2011 from 6 – 8 p.m. at Greenview Funeral Home. The funeral service will be Wednesday, November 30, 2011 at noon in Greenview Memorial Chapel with Robert Huffaker officiating. Burial will follow in Rogers Chapel Cemetery . Babe was a loving husband to the love of his life, Hazel. […]

Holiday Traffic Deaths

November 28, 2011

Montgomery – During the Thanksgiving holiday travel period from 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23, through midnight Sunday, Nov. 27, Alabama State Troopers investigated five fatal crashes resulting in six traffic deaths. These six fatalities occurred in Mobile, Russell, Etowah (2), Washington and Madison counties. Five of the six individuals killed were not wearing seat belts. […]

Florence – Lauderdale Arrests 11/15 – 11/22/2011

November 28, 2011

1. Inmate Name : STROH, JOHN ARTHUR SSN : Name Number : 153079 Birth Date : 02/16/53 Time/Date Offense Locatn Statute Court CC —————– ————————- —— ————— —– — 02:04:00 11/15/11 DUI-Liquor 4A 32-5A-191 5404 MUN AM Related Incident Numbers: 111100963 ____________________________________________________________________________ 2. Inmate Name : WILLIAMS, KEVIN MICHAEL SSN : Name Number : 153080 […]

Downtown Sheffield Gets Rescued Today

November 28, 2011

SHEFFIELD – Sheffield’s Downtown District, which has been on life support since the death of businessman Bob Love, gets its condition upgraded today to serious. Park Place, a residential retirement facility and owned by Mr. Love’s estate, is scheduled to be sold to the Sheffield Housing Authority. A number of business leaders and City officials have been […]

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