Happiness is a State of Mind

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Join us on Friday night to hear Gen Kelsang Mondrub talk about the true source of happiness at Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Shoals.

 

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Lauderdale Mugshots Jan. 25 Through Feb. 5.

Mugshots were provided by Lauderdale County. All subjects are innocent until proven guilty.

Birth Date:  03/12/76 Booking Number:  A1600423 Agency:  LAUD Inmate Name:  WRIGHT, DONALD R Time/Date Offense Area Statute Court Crime Class 03:00:00 01/30/16 Other 0004 DIST VI

Birth Date:  03/12/76
Booking Number:  A1600423
Agency:  LAUD
Inmate Name:  WRIGHT, DONALD R
Time/Date Offense Area Statute Court Crime Class
03:00:00 01/30/16 Other 0004 DIST VI

Birth Date:  07/25/84 Booking Number:  A1600425 Agency:  LAUD Inmate Name:  WILLIS, ARIELLE N Time/Date Offense Area Statute Court Crime Class 13:54:09 02/01/16 Alias Arrest/Bench Warrant 15-11-5 5015 CIR BM

Birth Date:  07/25/84
Booking Number:  A1600425
Agency:  LAUD
Inmate Name:  WILLIS, ARIELLE N
Time/Date Offense Area Statute Court Crime Class
13:54:09 02/01/16 Alias Arrest/Bench Warrant 15-11-5 5015 CIR BM

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Events Schedule: UNA Celebrates Black History Month

 

 

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FLORENCE, Ala. – The University of North Alabama will host several events to honor the history and heritage of African Americans. Throughout the month of February, students, faculty and staff will host numerous events during Black History Month. Continue reading Events Schedule: UNA Celebrates Black History Month

Alabama’s Bonnie & Clyde in shootout, Clyde’s dead, Bonnie in jail

Crane collapses in New York 1 dead 2 seriously injured

Muscle Shoals preacher and former co-worker indicted for fraudulent use of credit card

Christopher Wayne Barnett (Photo: LCDC)

Christopher Wayne Barnett (Photo: LCDC)

 

FLORENCE-(SHOALS INSIDER)- The pastor at Bridgeway Baptist Church in Muscle Shoals and a former co-worker have been indicted by a Lauderdale county grand jury for fraudulent use of a credit card. Continue reading Muscle Shoals preacher and former co-worker indicted for fraudulent use of credit card

State investigates local cattle mutilations

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FLORENCE – Special Agents with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Agricultural and Rural Crime Unit (ARCU), in conjunction with Tennessee Agriculture Investigators and Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office, are investigating a series of slaughtered calves being left on Lauderdale County roadsides. In each case, the calves appeared to have been processed for food purposes and the remains left behind. Similar occurrences have taken place in Pickens County, Alabama as well as in Tennessee. Continue reading State investigates local cattle mutilations

Florence location of Ryan’s restaurant closed effective immediately

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FLORENCE-(SHOALS INSIDER)- Ryan’s restaurant at 362 Cox Creek Parkway in Florence has been padlocked. Continue reading Florence location of Ryan’s restaurant closed effective immediately

Suspect accused of shooting deputy identified

 

Timothy Vincent Murphy

Timothy Vincent Murphy (Photo courtesy of LCDC)

FLORENCE-(SHOALS INSIDER)-Authorities have identified the suspect accused of shooting Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Deputy Randall McCrary on Wednesday night Continue reading Suspect accused of shooting deputy identified

UPDATE: Deputy shot while serving commitment papers

Deputy Randall Mccrary

Deputy Randall McCrary

 

FLORENCE–Authorities tell the Shoals Insider, a Lauderdale County Deputy was shot tonight while serving commitment papers on an individual on Ridge Avenue in Florence. Continue reading UPDATE: Deputy shot while serving commitment papers

Russellville PD Most Wanted for Jan. 19. 2016

Anyone that may know the location of these people may contact Russellville Police or Shoals Area Crimestoppers at 256-386-8685.  Russellville PD,  256-332-2230. You can remain anonymous.  Reward is available. 

Mariah Lexxy Campbell

Mariah Lexxy Campbell is wanted by Russellville Police on a Grand Jury Indictment for Criminal Mischief 1st Degree and Menacing.

Adam Duane Holbrook is wanted by Russellville Police on a Grand Jury Indictment for Domestic Violence By Strangulation or Suffocation & Child Abuse.

Adam Duane Holbrook is wanted by Russellville Police on a Grand Jury Indictment for Domestic Violence By Strangulation or Suffocation & Child Abuse.

 

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What we know now: Law enforcement officer down, suspect shot

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FLORENCE–The Shoals Insider is confirming reports that an officer has been shot on Ridge Drive in Lauderdale County.  Continue reading What we know now: Law enforcement officer down, suspect shot

Grandfather of Alabama Linebacker Reggie Ragland Dies in Accident

 

Rayfield Ragland

Rayfield Ragland

A single-vehicle crash at 2:05 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2, has claimed the life of a Florence man.  Rayfield Ragland, 80, was killed when the 2007 Chevrolet HHR in which he was a passenger left the roadway and struck a tree.

 

 

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Florence school nurse arrested for sex with student

Lorie Gean Earwood

Lorie Gean Earwood

 

On Tuesday the Florence Police Department, along with the Florence City School System, held a press conference concerning the arrest of Lorie Gean Earwood, 45, of Florence.

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Cupcake Addiction: 8 Valentines Desserts

Tip Hero: One pot chicken alfredo

AP Video Top Stories for February 3, 2016

Florence attorney arrested on rape and sodomy charges

Donald Glenn Tipper (Photo LCDC)

Donald Glenn Tipper (Photo LCDC)

 

FLORENCE–A Florence attorney has posted $100,000 bail on charges of 1st-degree rape and 1st-degree sodomy. Continue reading Florence attorney arrested on rape and sodomy charges

Prison poet Randall Horton to read at UNA

 

 

Professor Randall Horton

Birmingham native and Professor Randall Horton (Courtesy photo)

 

FLORENCE – The University of North Alabama and the Florence-Lauderdale Public Library will host poet Randall Horton for two readings, Wednesday, Feb. 3. Continue reading Prison poet Randall Horton to read at UNA

CNN: Cruz wins Iowa

TOUCHING: Mother hears son’s heartbeat after his death

Mugshots for Florence 1.26.16

Birth Date:  07/06/60 Booking Number:  A1600341 Agency:  FPD Inmate Name:  POWERS, RANDALL G Time/Date Offense Area Statute Court Crime Class 15:20:35 01/24/16 Promoting Prison Contra 3rd 4AB 13A-10-38 5802 DIST BM 14:21:49 01/24/16 Use of False ID to Obstruct Jc 4AB 13A-8-194 DIST 3F

Birth Date:  07/06/60
Booking Number:  A1600341
Agency:  FPD
Inmate Name:  POWERS, RANDALL G
Time/Date Offense Area Statute Court Crime Class
15:20:35 01/24/16 Promoting Prison Contra 3rd 4AB 13A-10-38 5802 DIST BM
14:21:49 01/24/16 Use of False ID to Obstruct Jc 4AB 13A-8-194 DIST 3F

Birth Date:  11/13/81 Booking Number:  A1600313 Agency:  FPD Inmate Name:  PRECIADO, RAFAEL J Time/Date Offense Area Statute Court Crime Class 00:18:00 01/22/16 Alias Arrest/Bench Warrant 15-11-5 5015 MUN BM 00:18:00 01/22/16 Fail to Appear/Comply/Pay 2nd 13A-10-40 5015 MUN AM

Birth Date:  11/13/81
Booking Number:  A1600313
Agency:  FPD
Inmate Name:  PRECIADO, RAFAEL J
Time/Date Offense Area Statute Court Crime Class
00:18:00 01/22/16 Alias Arrest/Bench Warrant 15-11-5 5015 MUN BM
00:18:00 01/22/16 Fail to Appear/Comply/Pay
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13A-10-40 5015 MUN AM

 

 

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Massey Drugs acquires Northwood Pharmacy adds Pharmacist Tim Connolly to the team

Pharmacist Tim Connolly

Pharmacist Tim Connolly

FLORENCE- Massey Drugs Discount Pharmacy and Owner/Pharmacist Matthew Massey, with locations in Florence and Tuscumbia, continues to grow with the acquisition of Northwood Pharmacy in north Florence and by hiring veteran pharmacist Tim Connolly. Continue reading Massey Drugs acquires Northwood Pharmacy adds Pharmacist Tim Connolly to the team

Top National News Stories for Feb. 1

Lauderdale County Mugshots Jan. 22, through Jan. 29, 2016

New Mugshots for Lauderdale County.

 

Birth Date:  03/03/84 Booking Number:  A1600367 Agency:  LAUD Inmate Name:  DARLING, DONALD W JR Time/Date Offense Area Statute Court Crime Class 12:30:00 01/26/16 Alias Arrest/Bench Warrant 15-11-5 5015 CIR BM

Birth Date:  03/03/84
Booking Number:  A1600367
Agency:  LAUD
Inmate Name:  DARLING, DONALD W JR
Time/Date Offense Area Statute Court Crime Class
12:30:00 01/26/16 Alias Arrest/Bench Warrant 15-11-5 5015 CIR BM

Birth Date:  02/03/71 Booking Number:  A1600399 Agency:  LAUD Inmate Name:  BEHEL, BOBBY W Time/Date Offense Area Statute Court Crime Class 19:15:27 01/28/16 Alias Arrest/Bench Warrant 15-11-5 5015 CIR BM 13:30:00 01/28/16 Alias Arrest/Bench Warrant 15-11-5 5015 CIR BM

Birth Date:  02/03/71
Booking Number:  A1600399
Agency:  LAUD
Inmate Name:  BEHEL, BOBBY W
Time/Date Offense Area Statute Court Crime Class
19:15:27 01/28/16 Alias Arrest/Bench Warrant 15-11-5 5015 CIR BM
13:30:00 01/28/16 Alias Arrest/Bench Warrant 15-11-5 5015 CIR BM

 

 

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