Arrest Made In Colbert County….Charges Span Three States

September 30, 2014
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COLBERT COUNTY-A Fugitive From the law was apprehended by the Colbert County Sheriffs Department.  Here is how Sheriff Ronnie May describes the arrest: “Brandon Heath Anaya, age 26, of 423 North 24th Street, Gadsden, Al has been charged with the following:     bond set at $25,000   Theft of Property 1st degree Criminal Mischief 1st degree […]


Athens Grease Festival – All Things Fried – EVENT PHOTOS – Part I

September 30, 2014
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ATHENS – So we will get to the less-than-great news first: The Guinness Book of World Records attempt did not succeed. Of course, there’s always next year… But, on the positive side, it was one heck of a street party in Athens last Saturday. Everybody in togas. Music and food. Turkey tosses. Did we mention […]


Athens Grease Festival – All Things Fried – EVENT PHOTOS – Part II

September 30, 2014
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ATHENS – So we will get to the less-than-great news first: The Guinness Book of World Records attempt did not succeed. Of course, there’s always next year… But, on the positive side, it was one heck of a street party in Athens last Saturday. Everybody in togas. Music and food. Turkey tosses. Did we mention […]


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Gunshots Result In Arrest Of One At Rec Center In Decatur

September 30, 2014
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DECATUR-The Decatur Police responded to a report of gunfire on Friday, September 26th at the Carrie Matthews Recreation Center in Decatur.  Here is how the Decatur Police describe the events leading up to the arrest: SYNOPSIS OF OFFENSE & ARREST: “On September 26, 2014 at 7:22 pm, Morgan County Central Dispatch received multiple calls of […]


Arrest Made In Colbert County On Arson 2nd and Breaking and Entering a Vehicle Charges

September 30, 2014
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COLBERT COUNTY-Sheriff Ronnie May has Charged Michael Anthony Caudill with several charges.  Here is how the Colbert County Sheriff describe the events leading up to the arrest of Caudill: “Micheal Anthony Caudill, age 26,of 350 Wayne Drive, Tuscumbia has been charged with the following:     Bond set at $7500   Count 1:  Unlawful Breaking and Entering […]


Have You seen This Truck Or This Man

September 30, 2014
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ROGERSVILLE-The Rogersville Police are looking for this truck or this man:     Here is what the Rogersville Police are looking for: “Rogersville PD has requested help locating this vehicle believed to be driven by Nicholas Wellington of Leighton. The vehicle is believed to be in the Sheffield area. Wellington, a 22 year old male, […]


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Second raccoon in Foley area prompts heightened rabies warning

September 30, 2014
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MONTGOMERY-Local public health officials are urging people to take basic, but extremely important, precautions in the Foley area against rabies. The warning follows the confirmation of a second positive raccoon found during the past two weeks. Baldwin County is considered to be endemic, which means that rabies is regularly present, but the close proximity of […]


Echota Cherokee Festival – EVENT PHOTOS

September 30, 2014
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OAKVILLE MOUNDS PARK  – They characterize their festival as “10,000 Years and Our Traditions Continue”. Seems correct. Saturday’s festival just south of Moulton was the 17th iteration of the event. In all, all 7 clans of the Echota Cherokee Tribe, recognized by the State of Alabama, were represented at the event. The Quad-Cities Daily was on hand […]


Hear Ye ! Hear Ye! Alabama Renaissance Faire Feast Is Coming….Get Your Seat At The Table

September 30, 2014
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FLORENCE-The annual Renaissance Feast will take place once again at the Florence-Lauderdale Coliseum which, for the evening, will take on the ambience of a baronial hall in a large manor house. The 2014 date is Saturday, October 18, and the time is 7:00 p.m. Tickets cost $25.00 each, with a limit of 200 to be […]


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Southern Women And Hissy Fits

September 30, 2014
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I was reminded of this little tale a couple of face book posts ago…..concerning southern women and the way they act when they have “took all they can take”.   It doesn’t have to be a big issue for us to have a hissy fit…….I have been known to upset neighbors and set dogs to […]


Timmy Horton… 16th Annual Fishing For Kids – EVENT PHOTOS

September 30, 2014
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SHEFFIELD-The Tim Horton Fishing for Kids fishing rodeo on Pickwick Lake Saturday, out of Riverfront Park in Sheffield, September  27 once again brought huge smiles to the faces of the anglers and the volunteers who came from throughout northwest Alabama and surrounding states to help. It was the 16th year for the event that Horton, […]


New! Lauderdale County Arrest Reports 09/16/14 – 09/26/14

September 30, 2014
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LAUDERDALE COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Lauderdale   County Sheriff (Click Here). 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.


Arrest Made In Breaking And Entering Charge

September 29, 2014
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DECATUR-The Decatur Police responded to a Breaking and Entering aMotor Vehicle call on the Beltline.  Here is how they describe the event: “On 08/28/14 Officers of the Decatur Police Dept. responded to Chili’s located at 1003 Beltline Rd. SW. Decatur AL, 35603 in reference to a Breaking and Entering into a vehicle. The victim reported […]


River Bottom Swamp Romp Really Was More Fun…Less Run – EVENT PHOTOS

September 29, 2014
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FLORENCE-The River Bottom Swamp Romp was held on an absolutely beautiful fall September day this past Saturday, September 27th.  The run took place at McFarland Park from 8am until 12pm with hundreds of people attending the event.   By the end of the day there were many smiling  faces wet and muddy…but smiling none-the-less.   The event was […]


The Return Walk Of Life

September 29, 2014
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 TUSCUMBIA-The 2014 Walk of Life was the most inspiring and emotional walks that has occurred. It was dedicated to Mr. Reed Kirkland, a descendant of George Colbert that Colbert County is named. Two hundred people and ten tribes were represented in the walk to the Oka Kapassa Festival. Choctaw Ralph Isaacs returned this year and […]


Historic Marker in Sheffield Honors Percy Sledge, Quin Ivy

September 29, 2014
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SHEFFIELD-A historic marker commemorating the site where “When A Man Loves A Woman” was recorded will be unveiled Tuesday, September 30, at 1 p.m. at 104 East Second Street in Sheffield. This address was the site of Quin Ivy’s North Alabama Recording Studio (NORALA).  The song, which was recorded on February 17, 1966, launched Sledge to international fame. […]


New! Etowah County Arrest Reports 09/02/14 – 09/24/14

September 29, 2014
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ETOWAH COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Etowah  County Sheriff (Click Here). 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.


Dead Men And New Wives

September 28, 2014
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    I apologize for the title but in the practice of law the regular occurrence of death often causes unforeseen problems, legally, morally and emotionally.  The Alabama Supreme Court in its infinite wisdom has seen fit to disturb a fairly well settled area of the law in a way that will create litigation for […]