Lineup of bands for “Rally At The River”

June 5, 2013

Editors Note:  This event time has been changed to 10:00 am.   FLORENCE – Shoals bikers and non-scooter-drivers alike have the opportunity once again to have a great time in the park and at the same time raise lots of cash for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. “Rally at the River” will be held this Saturday,  June […]


Rescue of the Hummer 2013

June 5, 2013

  TUSCUMBIA-I have an issue, I see plant, I want plant. I was contemplating looking for a plant anonymous group when my cousin Pat sent me some information about an ancestor Hermann Gusmus born in the late 1790’s.  He was the gardener for the King and some Counts in Germany and traveled the world collecting […]


On the Road and Under the Skies #3

June 5, 2013

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS – Saturday we drove down to Galveston Island to check out the beaches.  Now all of us just take for granted the beautiful white sandy beaches we have at Gulf Shores and along the emerald coast, because thats all we know.  Well at Galveston Island you would be shocked as to what passes […]


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New! Morgan County Arrest Reports 05/28/13 – 06/02/13

June 5, 2013

DECATUR-New Booking Photos from Morgan County Sheriff. 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.


Children’s March of 1963: Fifty Years Later

June 5, 2013

FLORENCE – In May 1963, hundreds of children left their schools to march with Dr. Martin Luther King in Birmingham, AL. Some of the children walked from miles away, and many were hosed and arrested. Historical novelist Rosalie Turner decided to write about these children’s courage in her new novel March with Me. Join us […]


Former Muscle Shoals Police Officer Convicted

June 4, 2013

MUSCLE SHOALS – Former Muscle Shoals Police Officer Greg Scoggins has been convicted on one of three misdemeanor counts for hunting on TVA land near 2nd Street in Muscle Shoals. He was convicted of hunting without permission on private land, but found not guilty of reckless endangerment and hunting with the aid of a motor […]


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Forever Wild Board Meets at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab June 20

June 4, 2013

MONTGOMERY-The Board of Trustees of the Alabama Forever Wild Land Trust will hold its third quarterly meeting on June 20, 2013, at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab, 101 Bienville Blvd., Dauphin Island, Ala., 36528. The meeting will begin at 10 a.m.   At this meeting, Forever Wild program activities and tract assessments will be updated. This meeting […]


Rodgeapalooza Music Festival

June 4, 2013

RUSSELLVILLE-The second annual Rodgeapalooza Music Festival will held this Saturday, June 8 at The Stumble Inn on Hwy 44 in Russellville. Headlining the festival will be The Whiskey River Kings, who hail from across north Alabama. They were recently voted number one band in the Tennessee Valley by Valley Planet Magazine. The Whiskey River Kings […]


52nd Season of “The Miracle Worker”

June 4, 2013

TUSCUMBIA-the 52nd season for the performance of Playwright William Gibson’s epic drama,  “The Miracle Worker” , the play recalls the childhood of Helen Keller a deaf-blind child later know as “America’s First Lady of Courage”, and her gifted teacher, Anne Sullivan. Performances will run each Friday and Saturday evening at 8 pm starting June 7th and […]


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New! Helen Keller Hospital Births 05/27/13 – 05/30/13

June 4, 2013

THE SHOALS – The latest cohort of babies born at Helen Keller Hosptial is published in The Quad-Cities Daily. We hope you find your family and friends’ loved little ones.


New! Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 05/21/13 – 05/28/13 Part II

June 4, 2013

FLORENCE-New Booking Photos from Florence/Lauderdale. 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.


Muscle Shoals to Music Row features Ashton Shepherd.

June 3, 2013

FLORENCE – The folks at Big River Broadcasting have unveiled their plans for a very special “Muscle Shoals to Music Row”, set for June 13th at the Marriott-Shoals Conference Center.   Ashton Shepherd is an young American Country Singer/Songwriter who thrills audiences wherever she appears. Her 2008 debut album  Sounds So Good produced two top […]


More Antique Show Photos!

June 3, 2013

TUSCUMBIA – Quad-Cities Daily correspondent Mary Carton sent in lots more photos of the big Spring Park Car Show from Saturday. they look great! As always, these photos are sized for printing at your home, or at a photo kiosk. Just click on the thumbnail to get to the actual photo, download or print it, and it’s […]


New! Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 05/21/13 – 05/28/13 Part I

June 3, 2013

FLORENCE-New Booking Photos from Florence/Lauderdale. 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.


African Heritage Festival

June 3, 2013

TUSCUMBIA – Several hundred people were in attendance at The Willie Green Recreational Facility last Saturday. It was the 13th Annual North Alabama African Heritage Festival, featuring arts, crafts, and expertly prepared food. Children and adults both learned lessons in history and culture, which were designed to enrich and enlighten. Stage entertainment lasted well into the […]


Antique Car Show dodges the weather – Nice turnout – PHOTOS

June 3, 2013

TUSCUMBIA – The Muscle Shoals Area Street Rod Club held its annual Spring Park gathering last weekend, and we have photos!. Check them out. You might be in one of them! As always, these photos are sized for printing at your home, or at a photo kiosk. Just click on the thumbnail to get to […]


Wildflower Walk at the Natchez Trace Parkway

June 3, 2013

TUPELO-Join a Park Ranger for a Wildflower Walk on Saturday, June 8, 2013, at 9:00 am at the Chickasaw Village Site (milepost 261.8 on the Natchez Trace Parkway near Tupelo, Mississippi).  This one hour program will take participants on a half-mile walk through one of the remaining remnants of Mississippi’s Blackland Prairie, and explore the […]


Detention Center Escape – Jerry Don Crowden UPDATE!

June 2, 2013

FLORENCE – Lauderdale County Detention Center escapee Jerry Don Crowden, who escaped the jail Saturday morning, has been captured by police approximately 5.5 miles from the jail. A little over an hour ago, the Tuscumbia Police department arrested Crowden on North Cave Street. No further information regarding the arrest has been given at this time.


Detention Center Escape – Jerry Don Crowden

June 2, 2013

FLORENCE – While the Lauderdale County Commission has been trying to resolve the Lauderdale County Detention Center escape problem since May, the contractors were late with their construction of the new security measures. The County Commission made the arrangement for the increased security measures with the A1 Fence Company. The company will be installing both […]


New! Tuscumbia Arrest Reports 05/25/13 – 05/31/13

June 2, 2013

TUSCUMBIA-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.


They can throw you in the Slammer in lots of places for no good reason… Just not in America!

June 2, 2013

I watch lawyer shows. Right now on Amazon Prime I am watching the Good Wife series. I also watch Law and Order, CSI, Harry’s Law, and many others. I watch lawyer movies. Two of my favorites are And Justice for All and The Lincoln Lawyer. I love lawyers in real life and in fiction. If […]


On the Road and Under the Skies; #2

June 1, 2013

HOUSTON, TEXAS – Our great western adventure started on Thursday morning as we rolled out of the drive-way on our 22nd wedding anniversary at 7:10 a.m. heading for our first stop in Lafayette  Louisiana   We had plugged all of our stops into the GPS unit the evening before and “Lucy” as we’ve named the GPS voice, routed us […]


New! Madison County Arrest Report 05/24/13 – 05/29/13

June 1, 2013

MADISON COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Madison 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.


Center Stage starts off the theatrical season with “Lend Me A Tenor”

June 1, 2013

TUSCUMBIA-Center Stage, TVAA’s community-theater series, starts off the theatrical season with “Lend Me A Tenor,” Thursday-Saturday, June 6-8 and Thursday-Friday, June 13-14. Written by Ken Ludwig and originally produced by Andrew Lloyd Weber, this play – which is not a musical – centers on the Cleveland Grand Opera Company’s frantic last-minute search for a leading […]