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01/24/2015 – Benefit For Kinley Galbreath – 5 Year Old Hamilton, AL Girl Paralized By Enterovirus D – 68

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Jan., 24, 2015 – Benefit for Kinley: A silent auction Is being held at the Freewill Baptist Church of Hamilton this Saturday, Jan 24th from 5 pm to 9 pm.
If you have been considering purchasing a gym membership, come out and bid to win a 1 year membership to I – Deal Fitness and all proceeds will go to help kinley! I hear there is going to be a lot of great items to bid on!

Kinley is the 6 year old daughter of Kim Nichols and Coty Galbreath from Hamilton, AL.

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January 24, 2015 at 12:12 AM

01/23/2015 – UPDATE – Weather Alert – Report of Sleet Snow and Rain at Northfork

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Friday, Jan. 23, 2015 – 49 County News.Net has a report of large snowflakes along with sleet and rain at Northfork Bridge, in Marion County, North of Hamilton, Alabama at 10:30 p.m. tonight.

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January 23, 2015 at 10:41 PM

01/21/2015 – Marion County, AL Sheriff’s Department – Weekly News Report

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Weekly Report

1 – District Court Alias
1 – Circuit Court Alias
1 – Drug Paraphernalia
1 – Probation Violation
1 – Assault 3rd
1 – Resisting Arrest
3 – Domestic Violence 3rd – Assault
1 – Criminal Trespass 3rd
3 – Bench Warrant
1 – Harassment

 

FELONY NEWS REPORT

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Name:  Richard Ashby
Age:  68
Address:  – City:  Hamilton, AL
Charges:
Theft of Property 1st
Date of Arrest:  01/14/2015
Amount of Bond:  $20,000
Date of Release:  01/15/2015

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Name:  Amy Faucett
Age:  39
Address – City:  Winfield, AL
Charges:
Possession Controlled Substance
Paraphernalia
Date of Arrest:  01/16/2015
Amount of Bond:  $10,000
Date of Release:  01/20/2015

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Name:  Richard Faucett
Age:  42
Address – City:  Winfield, AL
Charges:
Possession Controlled Substance
Paraphernalia
Date of Arrest:  01/16/2015
Amount of Bond:  $10,500
Date of Release:  In Jail

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Name:  Sandra Tidwell-Grimes
Age:  28
Address – City:  Winfield, AL
Charges:
Possession Controlled Substance
Paraphernalia
Date of Arrest:  01/16/2015
Amount of Bond:  $10,500
Date of Release:  In Jail

 

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Name:  Robert Hawkins
Age:  46
Address – City:  Kansas, AL
Charges:
Possession Controlled Substance
Paraphernalia
Date of Arrest:  01/16/2015
Amount of Bond:  $10,500
Date of Release:  01/21/2015

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Name:  Karen McLemore
Age:  51
Address – City:  Winfield, AL
Charges:
Theft of Property 2nd
Date of Arrest:  01/20/2015
Amount of Bond:  Not Set
Date of Release:  In Jail

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Name:  Richey Shirley
Age:  47
Address – City:  Bear Creek, AL
Charges:
Theft By Deception 1st
Date of Arrest:  01/16/2015
Amount of Bond:  $5,000
Date of Release:  01/16/2015

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Nam:  Michael Swindle
Age:  41
Address – City:  Fayette, AL
Charges:
Attempt to Commit Controlled Substance Crime
Date of Arrest:  01/16/2015
Amount of Bond:  $5,000
Date of Release:  01/20/2015

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Name:  Laurie Whitlock
Age:  43
Address – City:  Nauvoo, AL
Charges:
Possession Controlled Substance
Paraphernalia
Date of Arrest:  01/16/2015
Amount of Bond:  $10,500
Date of Release:  01/20/2015

 

 

01/21/2015 – VIDEO – Marion County Commissioners Meeting 01/21/2015

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January 21, 2015 at 9:10 PM

01/21/2015 – VIDEO – Marion County Commissioners Meeting 01/12/2015

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01/21/2015 – VIDEO – Hamilton City Council Meeting 01/20/2015

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January 21, 2015 at 9:07 PM

01/15/2015 – Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a Dose of Mardi Gras – Decatur’s Carnegie Carnival is set for February 14, 2015.

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valentines-heartDecatur, Ala. – On Valentine’s Day this year, Decatur’s Mardi Gras-style celebration hits the streets when the Carnegie Visual Arts Center holds its annual Carnegie Carnival. Set for February 14, 2015, Carnegie Carnival fills Decatur’s historic downtown area with parades, music, a Cajun cook-off, and other free activities, all while promoting art, creativity and family-friendly fun and raising money for the arts and other non-profits located in Decatur and Morgan County.

The fourth annual Carnegie Carnival gets underway at 8 a.m. with the Mardi Gras 5K sponsored by the Junior League of Morgan County. The Cajun Cook-off follows at 10 a.m. at the corner of Bank Street and Cherry Street with the award presentation set for 3 p.m. The tasty event is open to professional and amateur Cookin’ Crewes. There will be first, second, and third place winners and the team with the most “tips” in the Tip Jar will be presented the People’s Choice award.

The first parade of the day, sponsored by Animal Friends Humane Society, is the Carnival Canines on Parade. Starting at 11 a.m., dogs of all shapes and sizes will trot through downtown Decatur beginning on 2nd Avenue at Casa Grande Park and ending at Founder’s Park, which is located in front of the Old State Bank.

From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. the Kiwanis of Decatur Creation Station art area will be open with free hands-on art activities for children, and a children’s play area sponsored by Morgan County CAC will provide kid-friendly entertainment. Both of these events will be held at Founder’s Park.

At 2 p.m., the Prince and Princess Parade for children takes to the streets of downtown Decatur beginning at Founders Park and ending in front of the Princess Theatre. The parade, for tots through teens, is sponsored by the Princess Theatre.

New for this year’s event is a bluegrass music showcase that will have festivalgoers on their feet. Carnival Mardi-Grass, sponsored by Valley Budweiser, will be presented at Founder’s Park from 2 to 5 p.m., and, in between parades and activities, stop by the Carnegie Visual Arts Center between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., for an incredible photography exhibit titled “Alabama Revisited: Recent Photographs of Alabama’s Past.”

The grand finale of the daylong event is the Carnegie Carnival Parade where crewes proceed in traditional Mardi Gras-style complete with themed floats, costumes, “throws”, and music. Set to hit the streets at 6 p.m., the parade route begins on 2nd Avenue at Gordon Drive, continuing onto Lee Street/Bank Street, and ending at Founder’s Park near the Old State Bank. The parade will be led by 2015 Carnegie Carnival King Jake Reed and Queen Kate Cole. Immediately following the parade, the evening concludes with a headlining band (TBA) at Founder’s Park. The outdoor performance (weather contingent) is free to the public and is sponsored by Valley Budweiser. Anyone participating with a Crewe may attend the Carnegie Carnival Crewe Party at Ingalls Harbor where the 2016 Carnegie Carnival King and Queen will be crowned.

During Carnegie Carnival, downtown merchants will be open and shoppers can browse for locally made and one-of-a-kind items and participate in the Carnival Crawl shopping game. From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., shoppers can visit merchants and collect stamps on the Carnival Crawl game sheet for a chance to win a prize basket.

Festival organizers are also pleased to announce a new bead-recycling program for this year’s event. The Carnegie Visual Arts Center, in conjunction with the Decatur High School Developmental Program, will collect and recycle thrown beads from previous Carnegie Carnival parades. Beads may be dropped off at the Carnegie Visual Arts Center, Albany Bistro and Pool Doctors during their regular operating hours until January 16, 2015. DHS Developmental Program students and volunteers will wash, sort and repackage the beads to make the beads available for resale at an economical price. Beads will be available for purchase beginning February 3rd at the Carnegie Visual Arts Center. All proceeds from the sale of the beads will benefit the DHS Development Program.

Parade registration forms and activity information are available at www.carnegiecarnival.org. Proceeds benefit the Carnegie Visual Arts Center and other non-profit organizations in the Decatur area. For additional information, call the Carnegie Visual Arts Center at 256.341.0562.

About The Decatur-Morgan County Convention & Visitors Bureau (DMCCVB)

The Decatur-Morgan County Convention & Visitors Bureau is a not-for-profit organization promoting tourism and economic growth in Morgan County. For information on special events and attractions in Decatur, contact the DMCCVB at 800.524.6181 or 256.350.2028; or visit its website at www.decaturcvb.org.

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January 15, 2015 at 6:37 PM

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