Local Businessman Gary Elam Arrested

Local Businessman Gary Elam Arrested
October 29, 2014
Crime

Gary D. Elam, local business owner most recently residing in Killen, has been arrested in Lauderdale County on two charges. …Read More

Repeaters: Joshua Thomas Henson–Update

Repeaters: Joshua Thomas Henson–Update
October 29, 2014
Crime

From November 23, 2013: Joshua Thomas Henson has quite an interesting record. From a July 2012 news article: As we …Read More

Athens Footballer Stabs Teammate

Athens Footballer Stabs Teammate
October 28, 2014
Crime

Athens High School sits peacefully on Highway 31, its home for over 30 years. Violence marred that setting today when …Read More

Michael Evans Arrested on 15 Counts of Child Porn Possession

Michael Evans Arrested on 15 Counts of Child Porn Possession
October 28, 2014
Crime

Michael Anthony Evans, 51, has been arrested on child pornography charges. The 51 year old Russellville man is being held …Read More

UPDATE: Richard Edward Agee Jr.–From Baby Shaker to Rapist

UPDATE: Richard Edward Agee Jr.–From Baby Shaker to Rapist
October 27, 2014
Crime

Remember Richard Agee Jr? He was charged with abusing his girlfriend’s baby back in 2010. Agee managed to avoid any …Read More

Criminal Charges in Lawrence County Crash

Criminal Charges in Lawrence County Crash
October 27, 2014
Crime

A crash on Ethridge Red Hill Road Sunday afternoon claimed the life of a Lawrence County man. Reports filed through …Read More

Where Is the Florence Street Department?

Where Is the Florence Street Department?
October 26, 2014
Weekly Carp

Construction on the new Hermitage Drive bridge ended around the first of August. Most of the detour/construction signs are still …Read More

John Wesley Akin Sentenced to 15 Years

John Wesley Akin Sentenced to 15 Years
October 23, 2014
Crime

John Wesley Akin of Florence has been sentenced to 15 years for trafficking in less than 14 grams of heroin …Read More

Porno Parents Get Hundreds of Years in Prison

Porno Parents Get Hundreds of Years in Prison
October 22, 2014
Crime

From FBI: BIRMINGHAM—A federal judge today sentenced a Florence couple to hundreds of years in prison for exploiting and sexually …Read More

Repeaters: Brandie Grimes Arrested for Failure to Appear

Repeaters: Brandie Grimes Arrested for Failure to Appear
October 22, 2014
Crime

Alleged cemetery thief Brandie Grimes has been arrested in Lauderdale County for failure to appear on two charges. Below is …Read More

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

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

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