ALABAMA MUSIC HALL OF FAME TO HONOR LEGENDARY BROADCASTER MITCH SELF

MITCH SELF

TUSCUMBIA – Looking back, Kevin Self laughs when recalling something that he had thought was just a normal part of a boy’s life.

Son of radio icon Mitch Self, Kevin Self said being around big names in the music industry was as routine for his siblings and him as playing a […]

EARTHQUAKE HITS FORD CITY

FORD CITY- Colbert County experienced a minor earthquake Thursday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The survey indicates a 2.3-magnitude earthquake hit at 9:03 p.m. in the Ford City community.

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FLORENCE MAN DIES IN CRASH

FLORENCE– State Troopers tell ShoalsInsider.com that a Florence man was killed in a single-vehicle crash on Lauderdale County Road 8.

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Court of Criminal Appeals Upholds Capital Murder Conviction in Colbert County

Peter Gerald Capote

(MONTGOMERY)—Attorney General Steve Marshall announced that on Friday the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals affirmed the convictions of Peter Capote for capital murder and first-degree assault. Capote, 26, of Muscle Shoals, was convicted in Colbert County Circuit Court in April 2018 for the murder of Ki-Jana Freeman. Capote was also convicted […]

MOTION TO DISMISS DENIED IN HUGHES CASE

TONY HUGHES

HAMILTON– A motion to dismiss the charges against Florence attorney Tony Hughes was denied by a Marion County district Judge on Monday.

According to court records, Hughes is accused of three counts of insurance fraud in the 1st degree, which is a class b felony that carries a 2-20 year prison sentence […]

Portion of Harrison Fountain collapses

FLORENCE— Recently, a portion of a large bowl of the Harrison Fountain on the University of North Alabama campus collapsed. No injuries were reported, and individuals with Facilities Administration and Planning have begun assessing the damage and next steps for repair or replacement.

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Board rejects parole request from inmate

ROGER KEITH THOMPSON

A Lauderdale County man in prison for assaulting another man with a pipe lost his bid for parole recently, authorities said.

The Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles rejected the parole request from Roger Keith Thompson, 56, said Terry Abbott, spokesman for the Alabama Bureau of Pardons and Paroles.

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SHEFFIELD DRIVERS LICENSE OFFICE NOW OPEN ON SATURDAY

MONTGOMERY — The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Driver License Division on Dec. 7 is adding to its Saturday operations lineup.

Beginning this week, the Montgomery, Sheffield, Jacksonville, Tuscaloosa and Dothan locations will be open from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. each Saturday. The agency launched the Saturday pilot program in April […]

UNA’s Chem-E-Car Team Places Third in National Competition

FLORENCE, AL – The University of North Alabama’s Chem-E-Car team placed third in the 2019 Annual Chem-E-Car National Competition that took place in Orlando, Fla. This is the second time in three years a student-led team from UNA has placed in this competition.

“This Chem-E-Car team has been working together for more than […]

BODY FOUND IN RIVER IDENTIFIED

MUSCLE SHOALS– Police have identified a body found in the water along the shores of the Tennessee River on Sunday afternoon.

Authorities tell ShoalsInsider.com the body is that of James Allen Hovis, a white male, of Sheffield.

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MUSICAL BENEFIT PROGRAM SUNDAY AFTERNOON FOR JANICE LANGHAM

A musical benefit bash will be held Sunday, December 1st at 2 pm at Rhoda P’s Restaurant in Downtown Sheffield to help Janice Langham pay expenses during her battle with cancer.

Rhoda’s delicious food will be available for purchase. The musical performers will be J.Q. and the Burns.

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JOHN SAW WHAT WILL HAPPEN IN THE SPIRIT REALM

Christian Author and Pastor Ron Craig

The dry river bed will pave the way for those kings and their armies, but the kings who cross it will have to be persuaded to follow the Antichrist to that final battle. Now, remember, John saw what will happen in the spirit realm, before it manifests […]

SUGARBAKERS COMING TO SEVEN POINTS IN FLORENCE

1144 North Wood Avenue

FLORENCE– In the next couple of weeks, sweet tooths all over the Shoals will have something to celebrate as Sugarbaker’s Bakery is opening their new location at 1144 N. Wood Avenue in Florence.

The owners say the new location should be open in the next couple of weeks pending inspections […]

CHARGES UPGRADED TO MURDER, WITNESSES SAY FULKERSON PUNCHED SELF IN FACE TO APPEAR ASSAULTED

DAVID ALLEN FULKERSON

TUSCUMBIA–According to Colbert County Sheriff Frank Williamson attempted murder charges against a man who shot another man in the face after the Alabama / LSU game Saturday have been upgraded to murder.

31-year-old David Allen Fulkerson was served while in the custody of the Colbert County Jail, with a warrant for […]

Singer Ethan Sak Releases New Single With Powerful Message “Live Another Day” to Increase Suicide Awareness

LOS ANGELES, — The lyrics are powerful, the message is clear, the visuals tell a story even with your volume silenced. Ethan Sak captivates a global audience with his ability to interpret an unfortunate relatable experience by turning it into a colorful visual with a universal language. Many artists steer away from the controversial […]

CONVICTED BUSINESSMAN RONNIE POWELL AGREES TO PAY $1000 PER MONTH RESTITUTION

RONALD WARREN POWELL

TUSCUMBIA– Convicted businessman and fraudster Ronnie Powell was back in Colbert County for a restitution hearing last Thursday in Judge Jackie Hatcher’s courtroom.

Powell agreed to start paying $1,000 a month in restitution to his victims.

Powell pleaded guilty last December to insurance fraud charges.

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1 MAN IN CRITICAL CONDITION AFTER BEING SHOT OVER LSU – TIDE GAME, 1 MAN IN CUSTODY

DAVID ALAN FULKERSON

TUSCUMBIA– One man is in jail and another is in critical condition in Huntsville Hospital after an argument over the Alabama – LSU game escalated into a shooting.

According to Colbert County Sheriff Frank Williamson, David Alan Fulkerson is being held in the Colbert County Jail on a $50,000 bond after […]

GOD’S WRATH WILL BE POURED OUT IN DIFFERENT WAYS

The third of the last seven judgment bowls full of God’s wrath will be poured out on rivers and springs, turning them into blood, just as that second bowl was emptied into the oceans, turning them into blood. But this time the angel communicated the reason for the blood-plagues. Ever since the fall […]

CONVICTED FRAUDSTER RONNIE POWELL BACK IN COLBERT COUNTY FOR COURT

RONALD WARREN POWELL

TUSCUMBIA– Convicted fraudster and what some are calling the Shoals Area’s Bernie Madoff, Ronnie W. Powell, of Muscle Shoals, has returned from prison for a hearing in Circuit Judge Jackie Hatcher’s courtroom on Thursday morning.

The hearing involves restitution Powell owes several victims. In all, Powell owes close to $1 million […]

MAN ARRESTED AFTER FATALLY SHOOTING GOLDEN RETRIEVER

COLBERT COUNTY- A man has been arrested for animal cruelty after fatally shooting a neighbor’s golden retriever in Eastern Colbert County on Spout Spring’s Road.

According to police, 31-year-old Justin Aaron Demastus of 1505 Spout Springs Road, Muscle Shoals, was arrested and charged with animal cruelty after he reportedly shot his neighbor’s golden retriever […]