Event Photographs

Campers experience the life of Helen Keller at Ivy Green

September 19, 2017

TUSCUMBIA-Twenty students from as far away as West Virginia can now say they have experienced the life of Helen Keller first-hand. The fourth through sixth graders, who are visually and/or hearing impaired, attended Camp Courage, a Helen Keller Experience Sept. 14-16. Most of the activities for the intensive camp were held at Ivy Green, Keller’s […]

4th Annual RUN For THEIR Lives Color Run Held Saturday-EVENT PHOTOS

September 18, 2017

FLORENCE-The 4th annual RUN for THEIR Lives Color Run was held on Saturday, September 16 and it was a rousing success!  Dogs and humans alike where on hand to help Heart of Alabama Save Rescue Adopt raise money to continue the good works of having pets find their forever homes. The Quad Cities Daily had their […]

Some of the best Chili in Lauderdale County – EVENT PHOTOS

September 11, 2017

ZIP CITY – Disclaimer: This writer ate an excessive amount of chili. He paid for it later. It was worth every TUMS. The Zip City Volunteer Fire Department’s annual Chili Cookoff was a big hit. Lots of Lauderdale County showed up to enjoy the beautiful weather out by P&K Western Store. And, all kidding aside, the […]

Oka Kapassa Return to Coldwater – School Day EVENT PHOTOS

September 10, 2017

BIG SPRING – TUSCUMBIA –  It’s always a great festival down in the park. Every September area Native American Tribes and enthusiasts celebrate our rich heritage and culture. The celebration opened on Friday by inviting area school children to come down to see the exhibits and take part in Indian culture programs. they seemed to […]

American Idol tryouts… Muscle Shoals style!

September 7, 2017

TUSCUMBIA – The venerated, mother of all talent shows, AMERICAN IDOL, came to the Alabama Music Hall of Fame to seek out new talent for the 2018 season. needless to say, there was a serious line of hopeful mucis artists. And… what better a place that Muscle Shoal? Here are some photos of the hopefuls!

Crowds, Coondogs, Snakeman and Barbecue at the Coondog Cemetery – EVENT PHOTOS

September 6, 2017

FREEDOM HILLS – Up in the heights of Western Colbert County where Toop and Key Underwood spent many a year under the moon and stars, treeing coons and sippin’ shine… There’s a cemetery. It’s the final resting place for Man’s Best Friend… Troop was the first of many laid to rest here. and you’ll only […]

Spring Park in Tuscumbia Alabama – Labor Day Rally – EVENT PHOTOS

September 5, 2017

TUSCUMBIA – Every Labor Day workers throughout North Alabama gather in Tuscumbia to celebrate their rich contributions to the economic powerhouse that is America. Without Labor Unions, they say, America wouldn’t be the world economic leader. They also preach that the last 30 years haven’t been kind to the Working American. We need to return […]

Tuscumbia Labor Day Parade 2017 – EVENT PHOTOS

September 5, 2017

TUSCUMBIA – The longest running Labor Day Celebration in America found itself to be the recipient of some of the finest weather in recent years. As a result, it seemed that every Democrat (and many Republicans) went to main Street to celebrate the cornerstone of America’s economic dominance, the American Worker. The Quad-Cities Daily was […]

First Friday in Downtown Florence – EVENT PHOTOS

September 4, 2017

FLORENCE – Weather played a factor this on past weekend’s First Friday event . The UNA season opened football game, rained out Thursday night,  was played on Friday at the same time as the monthly street party in Downtown. So, the crowd was a bit thin. On the good side, the weather was excellent! QCD […]

Watermelon Festival – Russellville’s big party – EVENT PHOTOS

August 22, 2017

RUSSELLVILLE – Last weekend’s big Watermelon Fest in historic downtown Russellville  was bigger and better than ever! Lots of folks from in and around Franklin County took advantage of the great weather and turned out to see exhibits, taste some food,  listen to some music (featuring  Kristy’s favorite musician, Aaron Tippin), and meet up with old […]

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