New! Morgan County Arrest Reports 05/21/13 – 05/27/13

May 29, 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.


African Heritage Festival returns June 1

May 29, 2013

TUSCUMBIA – The annual African Heritage Festival is always a great event. This year promises to be even better than the last one. Make your plans to be at the Willie Green Center in Tuscumbia on Saturday. Explore African art and fashion, culture, crafts and food! there will be music and dance all day and […]


42nd Annual Muscle Shoals Street Rod Run Set for June 1

May 28, 2013

TUSCUMBIA- The Annual Muscle Shoals Area Street Rod Run will return to Spring Park in downtown Tuscumbia on Saturday, June 1. Approximately 250 street rods (automobiles manufactured in 1972 or earlier) will be on display all day on Saturday, 8:00 am – 4:00 p.m. According to Cruisin’ Style magazine these rods will be “from all […]


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17 Vehicle break-ins over the past 7 days

May 28, 2013

FLORENCE – Over the past seven days there have been 17 vehicle break-ins where theft of property occurred reported to the Florence Police Department. From the reports, the thieves are taking anything available in the vehicles; from I-pads to cellphones, from jewelry to cigarettes. The reports show  that thieves are being anything but picky about […]


Come Celebrate National Trails Day with TVA in your neighboorhood

May 28, 2013

KNOXVILLE  The Tennessee Valley Authority will be making improvements at six trail locations in Tennessee and Alabama on Saturday, June 1, to celebrate National Trails Day and is encouraging volunteers to participate. Among the projects is the 1.5-mile Buck Island Trail on Guntersville Reservoir in Alabama. Partially destroyed by a tornado in spring 2011, the […]


New! Sheffield Arrest Reports 05/18/13 – 05/23/13

May 28, 2013

SHEFFIELD-New Booking Photos from Sheffield 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.


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Honoring Our Heroes

May 27, 2013

THE SHOALS-Memorial Day is all about those who serve us and have served us in the defense of our great nation.   In Tuscumbia and Florence there were celebrations for those who have served.  There were flowers placed at the Monument honoring the Vietnam Veterans and the VFW Post in Sheffield.  The Quad-Cities Daily was […]


Johnson’s “Gold Country on a Saturday Night” a big hit! – PHOTOS Part I

May 27, 2013

THE SHOALS – David Johnson predicted that it would be a great show. And once again, he lived up to his promise. Saturday evening started with local favorite, Max Russell, followed by The Ben Parker Project. Then, the 3rd iteration of Sheffield street parties, put on by Johnson, featured The Confederate Railroad, the multi-platinum album band […]


Johnson’s “Gold Country on a Saturday Night” a big hit! – PHOTOS Part II

May 27, 2013

THE SHOALS – David Johnson predicted that it would be a great show. And once again, he lived up to his promise. Saturday evening started with local favorite, Max Russell, followed by The Ben Parker Project. Then, the 3rd iteration of Sheffield street parties, put on by Johnson, featured The Confederate Railroad, the multi-platinum album band from Marietta, Georgia. […]


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Johnson’s “Gold Country on a Saturday Night” a big hit! – PHOTOS Part III

May 27, 2013

THE SHOALS – David Johnson predicted that it would be a great show. And once again, he lived up to his promise. Saturday evening started with local favorite, Max Russell, followed by The Ben Parker Project. Then, the 3rd iteration of Sheffield street parties, put on by Johnson, featured The Confederate Railroad, the multi-platinum album band from Marietta, Georgia. […]


Johnson’s “Gold Country on a Saturday Night” a big hit! – PHOTOS Part IV

May 27, 2013

THE SHOALS – David Johnson predicted that it would be a great show. And once again, he lived up to his promise. Saturday evening started with local favorite, Max Russell, followed by The Ben Parker Project. Then, the 3rd iteration of Sheffield street parties, put on by Johnson, featured The Confederate Railroad, the multi-platinum album band from Marietta, Georgia. […]


Johnson’s “Gold Country on a Saturday Night” a big hit! – PHOTOS Part V

May 27, 2013

THE SHOALS – David Johnson predicted that it would be a great show. And once again, he lived up to his promise. Saturday evening started with local favorite, Max Russell, followed by The Ben Parker Project. Then, the 3rd iteration of Sheffield street parties, put on by Johnson, featured The Confederate Railroad, the multi-platinum album band from Marietta, Georgia. […]


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Helen Keller Hospital Surgeon Performs First Robot-Assisted Single Site Gall Bladder Surgery in Northwest Alabama

May 27, 2013

SHEFFIELD- Dr. Wesley Desselle, General Surgeon on staff at Helen Keller Hospital, is the first surgeon in northwest Alabama to perform a single-site, robot-assisted cholecystecomy with the da Vinci surgery system. (A cholecystectomy is surgery to remove the gallbladder.) He performed two of these procedures on Friday, May 17, 2013, at Helen Keller Hospital.   Since […]


Balloons, Balloons, Everywhere You Look A Big Balloon

May 27, 2013

DECATUR – We rolled out at O-dark thirty Saturday heading to Decatur for the 2013 Alabama Jubilee Balloon Festival.  It was cool crisp spring morning that just makes you feel alive and well at that time of the morning.  We put the hammer down and got to Point Mallard at about 6:15 a.m. and the Hare for […]


The Hero Forgotten

May 27, 2013

He was born December 18, 1893.  He left Ferne Ireland, with his Father John S, brothers Laurence, Miles, Hugh and sisters Mary and Ellen. Family history hasn’t released what happened to his Mother.  They arrived in New Jersey, USA in July 1899.  Times were rough and in order to help his Father make ends meet, […]


New! Madison County Arrest Reports 05/15/13 – 05/24/13

May 27, 2013

HUNTSVILLE-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.


“MESH” Know what it is? Can it harm you?

May 26, 2013

Some of you who are reading this may have suffered from an injury. The law places time limits on how long a person can wait to file a lawsuit. In Alabama there is a two-year statute of limitation for some types of injuries. This means that you only have two years from the time of […]


Registration for the 2013 Alabama Alligator Hunting Season Opens June 4

May 26, 2013

MONTGOMERY-The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources will open registration for Alabama’s eighth regulated alligator hunting season on June 4, 2013. The hunts will be held on August 15-18 and August 22-25 in southwest and west central Alabama, and on August 9-25 in southeast Alabama. To register for the alligator hunts, visit outdooralabama.com starting June 4. Online registration for the random tag drawing will […]


New! Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 05/07/13 – 05/21/13 Part IV

May 26, 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.


New Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 05/07/13 – 05/21/13 Part III

May 25, 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.


Game Cameras Can Increase Hog Trapping Success

May 25, 2013

Every year in Alabama, hunters and wildlife managers use motion-activated game cameras to monitor wildlife populations on their properties. Game cameras are available in a variety of configurations and costs. Some models use a standard camera flash, while others use infrared to illuminate wildlife species at night. Older models utilized a 35-mm film camera, but […]


Arc of the Shoals “Spring Fling” – PHOTOS

May 24, 2013

THE SHOALS – Gattman Park was the setting for the annual Spring Fling, put on by the Arc of the Shoals. Parents, friends, ARC employees and the persons they serve enjoyed the beautiful clear and cool Spring day with softball, crafts, games, and even  fingernail polishing for the ladies. The Quad-Cities Daily was there too! Sheri […]


Twenty-One People Arrested in Huntsville-Based Drug Trafficking Conspiracy

May 24, 2013

HUNTSVILLE—Federal agents and members of a Madison and Morgan County drug task force today arrested 21 people charged as members of a drug trafficking conspiracy operating out of Huntsville since at least 2010, announced U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance, FBI Special Agent in Charge Richard D. Schwein, Jr., and Madison-Morgan County High Intensity Drug Trafficking […]


Grants boost ‘Click It or Ticket’ enforcement campaign during Memorial Day holiday

May 24, 2013

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Robert Bentley has awarded nine grants to support the “Click It or Ticket” traffic safety campaign now underway. The effort continues over the Memorial Day weekend through Sunday, June 2. Law enforcement agencies across the state are working overtime to enforce Alabama’s seat belt laws and remove dangerous drivers from the roadways […]