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Business receives unexpected shipment of methamphetamine

TUSCUMBIA — The Colbert County Sheriff's Department and Drug Task Force continue to investigate a shipment of methamphetamine that was deli… Read more


Tuscumbia man arrested on heroin trafficking charge

TUSCUMBIA — A city resident is facing drug trafficking charges after Colbert County law enforcement officials reported finding 10 grams of … Read more


Midpoint rainfall just shy of annual average for Shoals

The midpoint of 2020 had fitting conditions for the type of weather the Shoals has encountered this year with heavy rainfall and flood warn… Read more


Veterinarian: Grief is expected, but Leo III will thrive again

FLORENCE — A veterinarian who has cared for the University of North Alabama's African lion mascots said the death this week of Una will tak… Read more

Muscle Shoals school board amends calendar

MUSCLE SHOALS — Students will return to city schools on Aug. 10 after officials amended the school year calendar on Wednesday. Read more



Tennessee weighing options for altered high school football season

The TSSAA has four proposals, one of which would eliminate playoffs this season. Read more


Stadiums without fans make road games easier

The jury remains out on college football come September, but even more so when it comes to fannies in the seats. Read more


Former Russellville standout Reed Smith staying busy through sports shutdown

While he was frustrated to see his junior baseball season get cut short at Troy, Russellville grad Reed Smith ended up making the most of his time, which turned out to be rather busy. Read more


Trump, Russia and the truth

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Today's editorial cartoon

Around the region

Dothan Eagle on Gov. Kay Ivey’s response to the pandemic as coronavirus cases increase: Read more




Arts and entertainment items for Go and Do listing are published, as space permits, on a first-come, first-served basis. Deadline to submit… Read more


Jim Blasingame: The New Regular: Beware the Compounding Effect

This is the sixth edition of my “New Regular” series. No one’s seen hide nor hair of normal — old or new — since March 15. Read more


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Betty Senkbeil Prince

PHIL CAMPBELL — Betty Senkbeil Prince, 87, died June 30, 2020. Graveside service will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Shady Grove Cemetery at Libert… Read more

Mary Lou Vandiver

TUSCUMBIA — Mary Lou Vandiver, 85, Tuscumbia, passed away on Tuesday, June 30, 2020. A private service will be held for the family with Bro… Read more

Beverly Beadle Watson

FLORENCE — Beverly Beadle Watson, 72, died June 20, 2020. A Celebration of Life will be held today at Cross Point Church of Christ from 4 t… Read more

Magdalene Bonds

IUKA, MISSISSIPPI — Mabel Magdalene Bonds, 83, died June 30, 2020. The funeral will be today at 11 a.m. at Cutshall Funeral Home, Iuka, wit… Read more

Peggy Jane Walker Keeton

FLORENCE — Peggy Jane Walker Keeton, 62, died June 28, 2020. Visitation will be today from 10 a.m. until service time at One Lost Sheep Chu… Read more

Dorothy Mae Scott

STICKNEY, ILLINOIS — Dorothy Mae Scott, 90, of Stickney, Illinois, formerly of Russellville, Alabama, passed away June 27, 2020. A native o… Read more

July 2, 2020, funerals

Wash Bates, 1 p.m., Fairview Cemetery, Russellville Read more

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