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Titus Bites Again – Part II in Our Series on Wayward Police Dogs

Titus Bites Again – Part II in Our Series on Wayward Police Dogs
January 25, 2018
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Titus is the Florence police K9 who attacked a 60 year old female employee of the City of Florence last …Read More

Tax Season 2018 Has Arrived – Here’s Some Tips

Tax Season 2018 Has Arrived – Here’s Some Tips
January 24, 2018
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From State Dept. of Revenue: Are you ready to file your income tax return? Tax Season 2018 begins on Feb. …Read More

How Rare are Police K9 Attacks? – Part I

How Rare are Police K9 Attacks? – Part I
January 23, 2018
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It was only last November that Florence Police K9 Titus attacked an innocent woman in her own garage as she …Read More

Robbery/Assault at ECM Hospital ER

Robbery/Assault at ECM Hospital ER
January 22, 2018
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From FPD: Officers responded to ECM ER, 1/20/2018 at approximately 10am, on a call of an assault that happened during …Read More

Ivey Appoints Circuit Judge Brad Mendheim of Dothan to the Alabama Supreme Court

Ivey Appoints Circuit Judge Brad Mendheim of Dothan to the Alabama Supreme Court
January 22, 2018
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From Governor’s Office: MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey has appointed Circuit Judge Brad Mendheim to fill a vacancy on the Alabama …Read More

Find Your Way on the Trails of the Tennessee River Valley during the 50th Anniversary of the National Trails System

Find Your Way on the Trails of the Tennessee River Valley during the 50th Anniversary of the National Trails System
January 21, 2018
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Press Release: 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the National Trails System and Wild & Scenic Rivers act of 1968. …Read More

What Time Is It? No One Knows

What Time Is It? No One Knows
January 21, 2018
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Daylight Saving Time in Spring/Summer months is a federally controlled program; however, it seems many don’t understand that. An Alabama …Read More

Fire Claims Life of Lawrence Co., TN, Man

Fire Claims Life of Lawrence Co., TN, Man
January 21, 2018
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Press Release: During the early hours of January 21, 2018, Ethridge Fire Department was dispatched to 1241 Ethridge Red Hill …Read More

Is Spike Missing Again?

Is Spike Missing Again?
January 21, 2018
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From FPD: Florence Police Officers recently located a drone in the Deibert Park area. If you recently lost a drone …Read More

Record Number of People Working in December

Record Number of People Working in December
January 20, 2018
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From Governor’s Office: MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey announced on Friday that 2,093,063 people were counted as employed in December, …Read More

ADPH to hold special flu shot clinics

ADPH to hold special flu shot clinics
January 19, 2018
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From ADPH: Gov. Kay Ivey declared a Public Health Emergency last week. At the time of the declaration, the Alabama …Read More

TO ALL THOMPSON GAS COMPLAINANTS & NEEDING GAS…I HAVE SENT IN YOUR MESSAGE TO ANDY WISE…VP OF SOUTHEAST REGION

TO ALL THOMPSON GAS COMPLAINANTS & NEEDING GAS…I HAVE SENT IN YOUR MESSAGE TO ANDY WISE…VP OF SOUTHEAST REGION
January 19, 2018
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Mr. Andy Wise now has your messages…and I suggested he call you guys…stated his drivers are running early morning and …Read More

BROOKS PROMOTES “RIGHT TO TRY” IN HOUSE FLOOR SPEECH

BROOKS PROMOTES “RIGHT TO TRY” IN HOUSE FLOOR SPEECH
January 19, 2018
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From Mo Brooks: Washington, DC – Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05) today delivered a House floor speech calling for a vote on …Read More

James and Jo Ann Skipworth Obituary

James and Jo Ann Skipworth Obituary
January 19, 2018
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James H. Skipworth and Jo Ann Pruitt Skipworth said “I do” on Nov. 23, 1957, in a preacher’s home in …Read More

HERE ARE SOME PROPANE COMPANIES YOU MAY WANT TO TRY…IF YOU CAN’T GET GAS…

HERE ARE SOME PROPANE COMPANIES YOU MAY WANT TO TRY…IF YOU CAN’T GET GAS…
January 18, 2018
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Pen-N-Sword is not endorsing any particular Propane Gas Company. I am putting this up as I have had numerous individuals …Read More

Information From An Ex-Clark Gas Employee Who May Give You Insight As To What Is Going On With Thompson Gas

Information From An Ex-Clark Gas Employee Who May Give You Insight As To What Is Going On With Thompson Gas
January 18, 2018
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Hi Mr. Overton, my name is xxxxxxxxxx and I was the xxxxxxxxxx at Clark Gas in xxxxxxxxx, Alabama. Back in …Read More

CALL CAME IN THAT A SMALL BLACK DOG WAS CHAINED NEXT TO A METAL BARREL THE OWNER HAD PUT OUT FOR ITS SHELTER AND THIS LITTLE DOG HAD BEEN OUTSIDE IN THIS FRIGID WEATHER FOR DAYS

CALL CAME IN THAT A SMALL BLACK DOG WAS CHAINED NEXT TO A METAL BARREL THE OWNER HAD PUT OUT FOR ITS SHELTER AND THIS LITTLE DOG HAD BEEN OUTSIDE IN THIS FRIGID WEATHER FOR DAYS
January 18, 2018
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 Note The Metal Cage with Alum Foil For Cover Made call to 911 Lauderdale Dispatch about the little black dog …Read More

Dog Seized By Colbert Animal Control Officer For Neglect

Dog Seized By Colbert Animal Control Officer For Neglect
January 18, 2018
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The email came in at 1:30 this morning…I saw it at 4:30am.   Small dog without any type of shelter, placed …Read More

Thompson Gas Customer Service On Display

Thompson Gas Customer Service On Display
January 18, 2018
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We will be contacting the local Offices and Corporate Office to see if they will tell us why there is …Read More

Type of Calls and Emails Coming Into Pen-N-Sword Regarding Animals Left Out In Freezing Weather

Type of Calls and Emails Coming Into Pen-N-Sword Regarding Animals Left Out In Freezing Weather
January 18, 2018
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  THIS IS A TRAGEDY… THIS IS OCCURRING BECAUSE YOUR LOCAL AND STATE GOVERNMENTAL OFFICIALS ARE ALLOWING IT TO HAPPEN. …Read More

Do You Snow How It Was Way Back When?

Do You Snow How It Was Way Back When?
January 18, 2018
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Such a beautiful photo of Florence…not all that long ago! Can you see the Kroger sign on the building where …Read More

CORY BOOKER A TRAITOR TO YOU AND ALL AMERICAN CITIZENS

CORY BOOKER A TRAITOR TO YOU AND ALL AMERICAN CITIZENS
January 18, 2018
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Yes, Really…

LAUDERDALE 911: WHAT IS YOUR EMERGENCY?…I WOULD LIKE TO REPORT TWO DOGS CHAINED TO A TREE IN THE BACK OF A HOUSE WITHOUT ANY SHELTER

LAUDERDALE 911: WHAT IS YOUR EMERGENCY?…I WOULD LIKE TO REPORT TWO DOGS CHAINED TO A TREE IN THE BACK OF A HOUSE WITHOUT ANY SHELTER
January 18, 2018
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  The call came in to the Pen-N-Sword from one our readers.  You could hear the emotion in his voice …Read More

PLEASE HELP US STOP THIS…IF YOU SEE OR SUSPECT AN ANIMAL HAS NO ADEQUATE SHELTER PROTECTION FROM THE COLD AND NEEDS OUR HELP CONTACT US IMMEDIATELY

PLEASE HELP US STOP THIS…IF YOU SEE OR SUSPECT AN ANIMAL HAS NO ADEQUATE SHELTER PROTECTION FROM THE COLD AND NEEDS OUR HELP CONTACT US IMMEDIATELY
January 17, 2018
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We can no longer allow this to occur…if our Local Officials do not want to enforce the law that we …Read More