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Missing teen located safe and sound

September 26, 2012

SHEFFIELD – Sheffield Police are reporting that a 19 year old woman who disappeared from her home Monday has been found in good condition. Laura Willingham reportedly left her home without her medications and a supply of oxygen which is a supplemental aid to her breathing. She was located last night near Decatur. You may read our […]

Bobby Denton to present concert at historic St. John’s Church

September 26, 2012

TUSCUMBIA – Senator Bobby Denton, one of the area’s most esteemed citizens, also considered one of the area’s most talented individuals, will present a concert of old-time hymns, gospel songs, spirituals and secular songs of inspiration at historic St. John’s Episcopal Church in Tuscumbia, Alabama, at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 7. Denton, who retired as […]

W.C. HANDY MUSIC FESTIVAL one of North America’s 100 best events for 2013

September 26, 2012

Florence, AL…The American Bus Association (ABA) announced that the W.C. Handy Music Festival has been designated as one of the Top 100 Events in North America for 2013 by an experienced expert tourism industry selection committee. Inclusion in the Top 100 list, published as a supplement to the September/October issue of Destinations magazine, indicates that […]

Sheffield Police urgently looking for Sheffield woman

September 25, 2012

SHEFFIELD – This is a reprint from The Sheffield Police Department’s facebook page: Police are looking for a local teenager who left home Monday afternoon and hasn’t contacted her family since. Sheffield police detective Capt. Scott Wallace said Laura Willingham, 19, left her residence around 12:30 p.m. Monday afternoon in a 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix. “The […]

New Air Carrier arrives in Shoals this Monday

September 25, 2012

MUSCLE SHOALS — On the first Monday in October, a 34-passenger Saab aircraft will arrive at the Northwest Alabama Regional Airport to be greeted by a plume of water from two fire trucks, a traditional welcome salute for the maiden flight for a new carrier. The celebration marks the beginning of air service between Muscle […]

Things keep getting worse for Harvey Updyke

September 25, 2012

NEW ORLEANS – Harvey Updyke, accused by law enforcement of poisoning the trees at Auburn’s famed Toomer’s Corner, is in trouble with the law again.  According to media reports Updyke was arrested last week in Hammond, Louisiana of making a terrorist-like statement to a Home Depot manager. According to ESPN and the Times-Picayune, a police […]

If Walls Could Talk – Muscle Shoals Eye Center Ribbon Cutting

September 24, 2012

Muscle Shoals, AL – If only walls could talk and tell about the many Boilermakers Union meetings that were conducted in this now re-purposed building. If only walls could talk and tell about the many union votes that were taken that affected the multitude of workers that walked through the doors. If only walls could talk and […]

New Today – Tuscumbia Arrest Reports 09/10/12 – 09/21/12

September 24, 2012

New Booking Photos from Tuscumbia Police. A defendant is presumed innocent of the charges, and it will be the government’s burden to prove a defendant’s guilt beyond a reasonable doubt at trial. Don’t judge. The Quad-Cities Daily publishes this public service.

‘A Few Good Men’ opens at Ritz Theatre

September 24, 2012

TUSCUMBIA, Ala. – Center Stage, the community-theater arm of the Tennessee Valley Art Association, presents the military-legal drama “A Few Good Men,” Thursday-Saturday, Sept. 27-29 and Thursday-Friday, Oct. 4-5, at the Ritz Theatre, 111 W. Third St., Sheffield. First produced on Broadway in 1989,“A Few Good Men” is a military courtroom drama based on actual […]

Even the smaller fishing tournaments are great fun

September 23, 2012

SHEFFIELD – It was a great day on Pickwick Lake Saturday as Summer gave way to Fall. It was the day The Cedar City Bass Anglers, from Lebanon, Tennessee, held their annual Classic Tournament in The Shoals this weekend.   Eighteen members of the Club came to Colbert County to fish out of Riverfront Park with a […]

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