Sex Offender Thorn Arrested

Sex Offender Thorn Arrested
October 20, 2014
Crime

Alfred Aaron Thorn, 80, currently of Spruce Pine, has been arrested for failing to register as a sex offender. Thorn …Read More

Renita Renee West Arrested for Robbery

Renita Renee West Arrested for Robbery
October 20, 2014
Crime

Renita Renee West, 35, of Russellville, has been arrested for Fist Degree Theft and First Degree Robbery in Franklin County. …Read More

Wanted: Nathan Boswell

Wanted: Nathan Boswell
October 18, 2014
Most Wanted

Nathan Thomas Boswell, 27, of Lawrenceburg is wanted in connection with a car burglary. Boswell was questioned by officers Thursday …Read More

Two UNA Footballers Arrested in Theft

Two UNA Footballers Arrested in Theft
October 16, 2014
Crime

Authorities say two UNA freshman football players have been arrested in a Florence shoplifting case. From UNA: Devan Parker – …Read More

Murder Victim Royce F. Varnell No Stranger to Law Enforcement–Arrest Made in Case

Murder Victim Royce F. Varnell No Stranger to Law Enforcement–Arrest Made in Case
October 16, 2014
Crime

ARREST MADE IN APRIL MURDER: Joshua Lynn Ballentine, 29, called authorities to his home in Mississippi where he made a …Read More

Jason Douglas Burbank Arrested for Child Abuse

Jason Douglas Burbank Arrested for Child Abuse
October 15, 2014
Crime

Jason Douglas Burbank, 28, of Central, has been arrested for physically abusing his 7 month old child. He remains in …Read More

Powell Arrested for Armed Robbery of Liquor Store

Powell Arrested for Armed Robbery of Liquor Store
October 15, 2014
Crime

Tommie Lee Powell, 22, of Florence was arrested late last night following the armed robbery of S&K Package Store on …Read More

Harry James Ricks Jr. Arrested on Unusual Charge

Harry James Ricks Jr. Arrested on Unusual Charge
October 15, 2014
Crime

Harry James Ricks, Jr, 24, of Florence remains in the LCDC after officers say he unlawfully entered an antique Florence …Read More

Repeaters: Jake Lowell Watts

Repeaters: Jake Lowell Watts
October 15, 2014
Crime

Jake Lowell Watts, 31, was arrested October 10th for failure to appear on a laundry list of charges: FTA; RECEIVING …Read More

As You Make The 90 Degree Turn…The Existence Of The Blue Ridge Mountain Creature Becomes Very Real Indeed !

As You Make The 90 Degree Turn…The Existence Of The Blue Ridge Mountain Creature Becomes Very Real Indeed !
October 14, 2014
True Story

The Legend is well known all over the Blue Ridge Mountains about how an untold number of mountain folk disappeared …Read More

Vet. Dr. Joe Cobb of the Colbert Animal Clinic Comes To The Aid Of An Injured Coon

Vet. Dr. Joe Cobb of the Colbert Animal Clinic Comes To The Aid Of An Injured Coon
October 12, 2014
Thought Provoking

It was Thursday afternoon when the sound of something not right came to the attention of the resident living on …Read More

Mississippi Fugitive Arrested in Lawrenceburg

Mississippi Fugitive Arrested in Lawrenceburg
October 11, 2014
Crime

A routine check in a local park netted Lawrenceburg police the capture of a fugitive from Delaware, Arkansas. Police stated …Read More

Shooting at DP’s Classic Grill – Updated

Shooting at DP’s Classic Grill – Updated
October 11, 2014
Crime

DP’s Classic Grill at 410 North Montgomery Avenue in Sheffield was the scene of a shooting earlier today. One man …Read More

It Can Be a Cane…and a Gun

It Can Be a Cane…and a Gun
October 9, 2014
Crime

A source tells us that the Florence Police officer who fired at a pedestrian wielding a cane may have had …Read More

FPD Statement on Wednesday’s East Florence Shooting

FPD Statement on Wednesday’s East Florence Shooting
October 8, 2014
Crime

“At 1:30 pm today, Florence Police responded to a person with a gun call in the area of Huntsville Road …Read More

Repeaters: Elvis Adam Presley

Repeaters: Elvis Adam Presley
October 7, 2014
Crime

Probably most readers remember Elvis Presley’s criminal history simply because his mother named him after a celebrity. You may also …Read More

Grandparents Arrested in Belk Incident

Grandparents Arrested in Belk Incident
October 7, 2014
Crime

Lorena Calvery took her small child shoplifting in Belk on Monday night; when arrested she called her grandparents to take …Read More

Athens Author Publishes New Teen Novel

Athens Author Publishes New Teen Novel
October 7, 2014
Books

Athens, AL– Vanquished, a dystopian novel by Athens resident Katie Clark, was published by Pelican Book Group on September 19, …Read More

Terrance Kareem Garrett Charged with Attempted Murder in Florence

Terrance Kareem Garrett Charged with Attempted Murder in Florence
October 6, 2014
Crime

Terrance Kareem Garrett, 29, of Florence was arrested without incident and charged with Attempted Murder, Robbery 1st, Burglary 1st, Shooting …Read More

Third Robbery Suspect Arrested in Memphis

Third Robbery Suspect Arrested in Memphis
October 6, 2014
Crime

Billy Antwon Young, 31, of Memphis was arrested early Sunday morning following a reported burglary at Audio X on Seville …Read More

Two Arrested in Local Robbery of Audio Shop

Two Arrested in Local Robbery of Audio Shop
October 6, 2014
Crime

Charges have been filed against Nicholas Antwone Walker (red shirt), 29, of Memphis, and Terrance Jermaine Williams (black shirt), 27, …Read More

Ashley Hardwick Arrested on Narcotics Charge in Iron City

Ashley Hardwick Arrested on Narcotics Charge in Iron City
October 3, 2014
Crime

From Lawrence County Drug Task Force: On September 25, 2014 narcotic investigators with the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department gathered information …Read More

Theron McKinney Indicted on Two Sex Abuse Charges

Theron McKinney Indicted on Two Sex Abuse Charges
October 3, 2014
Crime

Theron McKinney has been indicted on two charges of sexual abuse by the most recent Franklin County grand jury. From …Read More

MEBRATU OGBAZGI MEHUR Held on 400K Bail

MEBRATU OGBAZGI MEHUR Held on 400K Bail
October 2, 2014
Crime

A man who attempted to hold up the McDonald’s on Hwy 43 in Russellville remains in the Franklin County Jail …Read More