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This Place in Decatur Offers the Finest Southern ComfortDarrell PryorNewsBreak Contributor
This Place in Decatur, Alabama is Offering a Taste of Local Tradition with Its Signature Steak TipsDarrell PryorNewsBreak Contributor
This Place in Decatur Offers a Gastronomic Journey: Exploring the Diverse Menu of O'Charley'sDarrell PryorNewsBreak Contributor
Morgan County Sheriff’s Office looking for missing teen
The Morgan County Sheriff's Office (MCSO) is asking for the public's help in finding a missing teen
Arrests and Incidents reported Nov. 6, 2023
CULLMAN, Ala. – Below are the arrests and incidents reported Nov. 6, 2023. All persons are innocent until proven guilty.GJ = grand jury; FTA = failure to appear Cullman County Sheriff’s OfficeNo incidents or arrests reported. Cullman Police DepartmentIncidents November 29• harassing communications; person November 30• harassment; person; 2nd Ave. SW December 5• theft of property-3rd degree; fraudulent use of credit/debit card; person; cash December 6• harassment; person; 1st Ave. SE ArrestsDecember 5 McKinnon, Jenn L.; 41• possession/receiving controlled substance• possession of drug paraphernalia Huddleston, Jason A.; 33• FTA- possession of drug paraphernalia• FTA- driving without license• FTA- switched tag Hanceville Police DepartmentIncidents and arrests reported by CCSO. Find arrest reports online Monday-Friday at www.CullmanTribune.com.
Decatur Mayor to Decide Fate of Police Officers Involved in Steve Perkins' Shooting Death
• Four Decatur police officers are facing determination hearings this week over their involvement in the shooting death of Steve Perkins. The hearings, led by Mayor Tab Bowling, began on Dec. 4 and will decide whether the officers will be fired or face other disciplinary actions.
Decatur man killed in auto-ped crash in Lawrence County
LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ala. (WAFF) - A 23-year-old Decatur man was killed in an auto-pedestrian accident in Lawrence County on Tuesday. The incident happened just before 6 a.m. on Alabama 24 near Lawrence 359, about five miles southwest of Trinity. According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, Curtis Robinson was fatally...
Morgan Co. Sheriff’s Office on scene of shooting in Somerville
MORGAN CO., Ala. (WAFF) - The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office is on the scene of reported shooting in Somerville. Officials say the incident happened on Shasteen Lane. At this time the scene is secure but officials are asking that residents use caution in the area due to a large law enforcement and EMS presence.
Falkville celebrates 25 years of Christmas in the Park
FALKVILLE, Ala. – The town of Falkville held its Christmas in the Park event on Sunday, Dec. 3, at Jack McCaig Park. The Falkville Community Pride group- which hosts the event each year, said this is the 25th occurrence of Christmas in the Park— and it’s grown in attendance every year. Tina Rogers and Frances Rowe, two special individuals and members of Community Pride since the beginning, shared some of their favorite moments centered around the program. “I love hearing David Halbrooks sing ‘Oh Holy Night,’” Rogers said. “He has been with us for all 25 years and he is a staple in...
Two people hit by car in Hartselle Walmart parking lot
Officials in Morgan County have confirmed that two people were injured after being hit by a car in Hartselle.
The Ripple Effects of Firearm Mishaps in Somerville: A Case Study on Community Impact
The tranquil town of Somerville, Alabama, was recently shaken by an accidental shooting that injured two residents. This incident, which occurred on Shasteen Lane, drew a swift response from the Morgan County Sheriff's Office (MCSO). Despite the resulting non-life-threatening injuries, the event has cast a spotlight on the broader implications of firearm safety in small communities.
This Place in Eva, Alabama Offers a Seafood Experience Like No Other
I found this hidden gem called Bobby's Fishermans Catch Restaurant in Eva, Alabama. They are known for their delicious home-style cooking, affordable prices, and outstanding service. Few reviews, but they praise the restaurant's charming atmosphere and delicious food. This place is famous for its seafood, but they also have American classics on the menu. I tried one of their popular dishes.
2017 double murder suspect’s trial set after jury notice issue caused delay
After a jury notice issue caused a Lawrence County double murder suspect's trial to be delayed in October, he has a new date set.
Butler, Langlois, Burks lead latest stat-stuffers
Caden Butler, Falkville: Butler had 77 points in four games. Sammie Holmes, Priceville: Holmes scored 64 points and had 12 rebounds in three games. Luke Hood, Priceville: Hood scored 49 points, had 16 rebounds and 10 assists in three games. Jackson Dunn, Brewer: Dunn scored 50 points and had 26...
Two killed in West Point shooting
Two people were killed in West Point on Sunday, according to a press release from the West Point Police Department. On Sunday t approximately 8:15 p.m., officers from the West Point Police Department responded to 614 Avenue B in reference to a welfare check which resulted in the discovery of two deceased individuals. Officers found […] The post Two killed in West Point shooting appeared first on Valley Times-News.
Understanding the Crime Surge in Cullman, Alabama: Local Incidents and Societal Roots
Cullman, Alabama, once known for its serene ambience, has recently been thrust into the spotlight due to a surge in criminal activities reported between November 30 and December 4, 2023. The local police documented a distressing pattern of arrests stemming from various domestic violence incidents, burglaries, thefts, and drug offenses, among other crimes. Public intoxication, evasion of law enforcement, and a failure to appear for court dates also contributed to the growing concern for public safety in the community. As the grand jury returned indictories for serious offenses including forgery and identity theft, the once quiet town is grappling with a crime wave that has left residents on edge.
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Dogs Up for Adoption in hartselle, AL
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around hartselle.
Decatur city councilman requests memorials to be removed from city hall
A Decatur city council member is asking for a memorial to Stephen Perkins to be removed from city hall.
Man convicted in brutal 1997 murder of Cullman woman dies in Donaldson Correctional Facility
A 73-year-old Cullman man convicted of capital murder has died in prison. Doyle Lee Farr was serving life without the possibility of parole at William Donaldson Correctional Facility in western Jefferson County. Farr died at the prison at 7:50 a.m. Sunday, according to the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office. He is...
Blue Devils, Lady Blue Devils earn wins
The Falkville Blue Devils went 2-2 this past week, while the Lady Blue Devils went 1-2. The boys team defeated St. Bernard and Sumiton Christian, while the girls got a victory over Addison. Boys basketball. Falkville 68, Sumiton Christian 50. The Blue Devils took to the road and picked up...
Toys for Tots gearing up for holiday season
Volunteers with the local chapter of Toys for Tots are gearing up for the holiday season. Terry O’Dell, the Toys for Tots coordinator for Morgan, Lawrence and Cullman counties, said he is looking forward to another year of helping provide disadvantaged children in the area gifts for Christmas. Reflecting...
Pearl Harbor remembered
On December 7, 1941, with the sneak attack on Pearl Harbor by Japan, the United States was catapulted into a worldwide conflict which it had tried to avoid. With the explosion of the first bomb on the American fleet the world was forever changed. There are not many of us left who were alive at the time to personally remember the way we felt and to witness the drastic way in which that event affected our nation and lives.
Tigers drop two on road
The Hartselle Tigers basketball team had a rough week, suffering two road losses at Muscle Shoals and Mountain Brook this past week. Hartselle traveled to Muscle Shoals for a matchup with the Trojans last week. The Tigers jumped out to a 15-13 lead after the first quarter. Unfortunately, Hartselle couldn’t maintain their momentum, with Muscle Shoals taking a 24-21 lead at the half. The Trojans extended their lead to 40-31 after three quarters.