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Heat taking toll on crops and gardens

July 5, 2012

With temperatures in the one hundreds to high nineties for the last few weeks and temperatures expected to stay high without rain, crops and gardens are suffering. Cotton loves this weather, but is starting to show signs of stress. The later planting of corn is tassling out and needs rain for kernel formation.  No rain […]

Spirit of Freedom Celebration – PHOTOS! – Page 1

July 5, 2012

We are publishing the several hundred photos as quickly as we can. If you don’t see yourself in this batch, keep checking back for subsequent pages! Click on the thumbnails for a high resolution image (suitable for printing). As always, these photos are sized for printing at your home, or at a photo kiosk. Just […]

Helen Keller Hospital Births 06/26/12 – 06/29/12

July 3, 2012

  _____________________________________________________________ Annabelle Rose Thornton, daughter, born to Cody and Amber Thornton of Cherokee, Alabama on June 26, 2012. Aziyah Briell Minor, daughter, born to Brandon Minor and Ambria Byrd of Tuscumbia, Alabama on June 26, 2012. Robert Deegan Cooper, son, born to Robert and Sarah Cooper of Sheffield, Alabama on June 26, 2012. Ashley […]

New Today – Franklin County Arrest Reports 06/25/12 – 07/01/12

July 3, 2012

New Booking Photos from Franklin County. 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.

Fire danger still high – Fireworks common sense in order

July 3, 2012

THE SHOALS – Sheffield Fire Marshall Terry Lentz says that even though there is no official State clampdown on fireworks this dry 4th of July Holiday, these tinderbox conditions can be trouble. In past years, when the fields and lawns turn brown from weeks of little or no rain, the Alabama Fire Marshall has resorted […]

Andy Griffith dies

July 3, 2012

MANTEO, N.C. – UNC President Bill Friday says beloved television star Andy Griffith died in North Carolina Tuesday. Emergency medical crews responded to Griffith’s home Tuesday morning, Dare County Sheriff J.D. “Doug” Doughtie told . Griffith’s home is located along Highway 64 in Roanoke Island. Friday, a close friend of Griffith’s, confirmed his death to WITN. […]

Kathryn Harper – Death Notice

July 3, 2012

Kathryn Harper, 86, died Sunday, July 1, 2012. Services will be 1 p.m. today at Neal Funeral Home, Addison, with burial at Kemp Cemetery.

Janet Lee Orrick Chaney – Death Notice

July 3, 2012

Janet Lee Orrick Chaney, 38, died Friday, June 29, 2012. Visitation will be noon-2 p.m. today at Spry Memorial Chapel, Russellville. Services will be 2 p.m. today at the funeral home, with burial in Belgreen Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to funeral expenses.

Douglas Allen Johnson – Obituary

July 2, 2012

Douglas Allen Johnson (August 26, 1956 – June 29, 2012)   Funeral service for Mr. Johnson will be :12:00 Noon ~ Friday, July 6, 2012First Baptist Church, Tuscumbia, AL Rev. Otis B. Smith, officiating Interment in Oakwood Cemetery, Tuscumbia, AL The body will be placed in the church at 11:00am. Visitation with the family will […]

Edna Earle Johnson – Death Notice

July 2, 2012

Edna Earle Johnson (October 13, 1917 – July 1, 2012)   Funeral service for Mrs. Johnson will be announced later. 

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