People in the Boaz area are encouraged to take a good look at their cash; some funny money has been showing up. That brought the Secret Service to Marshall County last weekend. Agents seized counterfeit money discovered by Boaz police. Instead of the usual larger denominations, the counterfeiters have been making ones, fives and 10s and spending them at various[+] Read More
The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for an area of north Alabama including Marshall and DeKalb counties. Several rounds of showers and thunderstorms can be expected across the area through tonight. A few storms could be strong, especially this afternoon and evening, capable of producing wind gusts up to 35 miles an hour, small hail and[+] Read More
As the tragic news of the tornado near Oklahoma City keeps pouring in, the prayers from country stars keep pouring out. Artists are on Twitter and Facebook sending out condolences — and getting the word out about ways we can all help — to everyone affected by the devastating storms on Monday (May 20).
Miranda Lambert, who lives about two[+] Read More
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Not having my own kids, I don’t do a very good job of keeping up with the last day of school. And it came to my attention just a little while ago that TODAY is the last day of school for most area kids!
So…first and foremost—CONGRATS to the Class of 2013! (And thanks for making me feel REALLY OLD!!!)[+] Read More