Trump endorsed by Sessions in front of 32,000 in Madison

MADISON – On Sunday, in front of 32,000 supporters, Donald J. Trump received the endorsement of Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions. Senator Sessions is widely recognized as the nation’s most highly respected official on the issue of illegal immigration.


Lauderdale County Mugshots Through Feb. 22. 2016

Birth Date:  09/19/97 Booking Number:  A1600675 Agency:  FPD Inmate Name:  SNIDER, SAMANTHA N Time/Date Offense Area Statute Court Crime Class 17:30:00 02/16/16 THEFT 4TH - SHOPLIFTING

Birth Date: 08/10/88Booking Number: A1600670Agency: FPDInmate Name: ANDERSON, COTY BTime/Date Offense Area Statute Court Crime Class14:45:00 02/16/16 Theft 3rd-Shoplifting 3B 13A-8-5 2303 MUN AM

Birth Date: 04/30/77Booking Number: A1600745Agency: FPDInmate Name: ALLEN, RICKY LTime/Date Offense Area Statute Court Crime Class13:29:00 02/21/16 Alias Arrest/Bench Warrant 15-11-5 5015 MUN BM13:29:00 02/21/16 Alias Arrest/Bench […]

Alabama Klan cases to be featured on ID Channel and Discovery Networks

A new, three-part series on the Investigation Discovery network – “Hate in America” – will take an in-depth look at the Southern Poverty Law Centers’s fight against violent extremists. The Southern Poverty Law Center is headquartered in Montgomery, Alabama.


First Alabama-made jetliner leaves the assembly line in Mobile

AIRBUS144 – Group with 1st A320

MOBILE – The Airbus assembly facility at Mobile Aeroplex reached another milestone this week when the first Alabama-made jetliner left the production floor at the new $600 million plant and entered the paint shop.


More details released in fatal UTV crash on River Road

BRICK HATTON COMMUNITY – (SHOALS INSIDER)- Authorities have released more details on a story that Shoals Insider was first to bring you.


Info for Trump Rally in Madison

Twenty Thousand tickets have been reserved and the stadium only holds 5,000, so expect problems.

Madison Police Department wishes to provide the following information regarding the Donald Trump Presidential Campaign event at Madison City Stadium on Sunday.


Muscle Shoals man dies in UTV crash on River Road

COLBERT COUNTY-(SHOALS INSIDER)- Authorities tell the Shoals Insider, a Muscle Shoals man was killed near his home this afternoon when the Cub Cadet UTV he was operating collided with a truck.


James Irby’s wide range of experience makes him best choice for Lauderdale Circuit Judge Place 2

Florence Attorney James Irby

Based upon James Elwyn Irby’s wide and diverse range of legal experience trying cases in Circuit Court, Shoals Insider endorses James Elwyn Irby for Lauderdale County Circuit Judge Place 2.

As our readers well know, criminal law is only a portion of the cases tried in Lauderdale County Circuit […]

Florence Mugshots Through Feb 22. 2016

Mugshots provided by Florence Police Department. All subjects are innocent until proven guilty.

Carroll D. AnthonyAlias arrest/bench warrant.

Emma C. CampbellOther


Shoals Insider endorses Judge Ben Graves for Lauderdale County Circuit Judge Place 1

Judge Ben Graves

Judge Ben Graves is receiving our strongest endorsement as he seeks the Circuit Judgeship for Place 1 in Lauderdale County. Ben Graves is the only candidate who has any judicial experience and boy does he have it. As Florence Municipal Judge, Graves has cleared over 30,000 cases since taking over […]

Video Round-Up for February 26, 2016

AP News Minute National Headlines

Here’s the latest for Friday, February 26th: Gunman, 3 others dead in Kansas; Trump, Cruz, Rubio spar at debate; Iran holds election; Big waves for Hawaii surf competition


Colbert County Mugshots Feb. 3 Through Feb 22.

Mugshots provided by Colbert County Sheriff’s Department. All subjects are innocent until proven guilty.




Do you know this woman?

Bad Check


CRIME OF THE WEEK: The Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Department needs the public’s help in identifying a woman accused of passing a forged check.



Mayor Mickey Haddock to seek re-election

Florence Mayor Mickey Haddock to seek re-election

FLORENCE— Today, Mayor Mickey Haddock announced his intent to run for re-election as the Mayor of Florence. Mayor Haddock was first elected in 2012 at which time he stepped down as the Lauderdale County License Commissioner, a position he held for more than 20 years.


Former maintenance worker at Heritage Christian goes lone wolf, caught by feds in Birmingham

Christopher Wayne Kilpatrick

FLORENCE-(SHOALS INSIDER)-Authorities tell the Shoals Insider, local police had to call in the help of the US Marshall’s Gulf Coast Fugitive Task Force to capture a former maintenance man for Heritage Christian University, who police say burglarized the school and some of the vehicles parked at the school.


Roy Moore appoints former court of appeals judge to Lauderdale bench

Former Court of Appeals Judge Pam Baschab (Photo: AAOC)

FLORENCE-(SHOALS INSIDER)-Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore has appointed former court of appeals Judge Pam Baschab, who currently resides in Tuscumbia, to fill the Lauderdale county circuit judge seat vacated by the resignation of Billy Jackson.


Wig wearing bank robber from Russellville indicted for string of bank robberies across Alabama

Wig-wearing bank robber Kerry Harbin indicted in federal court

BIRMINGHAM – A federal grand jury today indicted a Russellville man for a string of bank robberies and attempted bank robberies in north Alabama this past fall, announced U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance and FBI Special Agent in Charge Roger C. Stanton.


Rocket challenge coming to Florence Sportsplex

Competitors must build rockets capable of carrying two eggs, reach altitude of 850 feet and land with eggs uncracked

FLORENCE – Rockets will take flight and fill the sky in March thanks to a Rocketry Challenge being hosted by the University of North Alabama and the Alabama Math Science and Technology Initiative (AMSTI).


Cruz, Trump, Rubio coming to Alabama this weekend

The three main contenders for the GOP Presidential nomination will be in Alabama this weekend.


Sheffield Mugshots for Jan. – Feb.

Bryant Lakeith Anderson 1.31.16 Public intoxication

Arrest reports are provided by Sheffield Police Department. All subjects are innocent until proven guilty.

Ronnie Bates1.29.16Burglary, second degree, forced, residence.

April Johnson1.29.16Burglary, second degree, force, residence.