New neutrals dominate the color trends of 2017


Home decor: The hottest colors of 2017

(BPT) – From furniture to walls, new homes to remodels, cool grays have dominated home design palettes for the last five years. Look to 2017 to gently shake things up with a focus on fresh neutrals that bring warm and cool tones together to create […]

5 steps to get your mower ready for the season

(BPT) – After months of winter, warmer weather is finally here. It’s time to head to the lake, spend time on the deck or take your kids to the park. Yes, you’re ready for the season – but is your lawn mower?



Here’s How To Make The Perfect Beef Tenderloin

INGREDIENTS 2 lbs of beef tenderloin Pepper


Buy or sell, termites should be top-of-mind during spring real estate season


(BPT) – Spring is here, and it’s the perfect time to sell or buy a home. Whether you’re putting your home on the market, or shopping for a new house for your family, you have a lot to think about — and termites should be near the top of your list. Just […]

How to Grow Tomatoes From Seed– Video


If you’ve never bitten into a fragrant, vine-ripened, sun-warmed tomato harvested fresh from your own garden, you haven’t tasted a real tomato. And once you do, you’ll never again be satisfied with supermarket impostors.


7 steps to patio perfection

(BPT) – Daffodils bloom brightly by the back door, temperatures are balmy, cookout season is on the horizon and you’re ready to give your outdoor living space a breath of fresh air. Great patios and decks enhance your enjoyment of spring and summer, and boost home value, so it’s well worth the investment to […]

6 summer sides you never knew you could grill

(BPT) – What image does the word “grilling” bring to mind? Do you envision thick, juicy burgers or steaks? What about sauce-slathered chicken breasts sizzling over coals? Cooking out is one of the great joys of warm weather, but if you leave side dishes out of your grilling plans – or stick with cold […]

Lauderdale County Mugshots Feb. 19 2016

Birth Date:  09/03/94 Booking Number:  A1600629 Agency:  LAUD Inmate Name:  MCDILL, RICHARD L Time/Date Offense Area Statute Court Crime Class 00:14:00 02/13/16 Domestic Violence 3rd 13A-6-132 DIST CM

Photos provided by Lauderdale County Detention Center. All subjects are innocent until proven guilty. Mugshots are provided by the Shoals Insider as a public service.

Birth Date: 08/25/97Booking Number: A1600645Agency: KILInmate Name: KELLY, ZACKARY TTime/Date Offense Area Statute Court Crime Class00:15:00 02/14/16 POSSESSION OFMARIJUANA 2ND13A-12-214 3599 MUN AM

Birth Date: 08/21/70Booking […]

Getting an early start on spring: Trees add value to homes

(BPT) – As soon as the first morning frost appears and the first snowflakes start to pile up, many begin looking forward to spring. Images of green leaves, red and orange blossoms, fresh vegetables and herbs help keep the cold winter days manageable as you wait for the ground to thaw so you can […]

Winter Storm Preparation Checklist

A safety checklist from The National Institute of Fire and Safety Training.

Winter Safety

Stay informed and know the weather approaching so you are prepared for whatever may be coming your way.


Houseplants That Clean the Air