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08/27/2014 – Marion County, AL Sheriff’s Department Weekly News Report – Sheriff Kevin Williams

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1 – Circuit Court – Alias
2 – Driving Under the Influence
1 – Public Intoxication
2 – Violation Release Order
2 – Drug Paraphernalia
4 – Probation Violation
1 – Issuing Worthless Checks
1 – Menacing
1 – Resisting Arrest
1 – Domestic Violation 3rd – Assault
2 – Disorderly Conduct
1 – Criminal Mischief 3rd
2 – Theft of Property 3rd
2 – Drug Court Violation
2 – Bench Warrant
1 – Harassing Communication
1 – Prescription Meds Without Prescription

FELONIES

Name:  Michael Davis
Age:  30
Address – City:  Hackleburg, AL
Charges:
Possession Controlled Substance
Date of Arrest:  08/26/2014
Amount of Bond:  $2,500
Date of Release:  In Jail

Name:  Santino Swanigan
Age:  38
Address – City:  Hamilton, AL
Charges:
Possession Controlled Substances x 3
Marijuana 1st
Paraphernalia
Distributing Controlled Substance
Date of Arrest:  08/22/2014
Amount of Bond:  $10,000
Date of Release:  08/25/2014

The defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

(All persons charged with a crime are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. The charges are merely an accusation unless otherwise stated.)

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August 27, 2014 at 9:00 PM

08/27/2014 – Depot Days Festival Rolls into Hartselle September 20

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Decatur, Alabama – Hosted by the Hartselle Area Chamber of Commerce, the Depot Days Festival rolls into downtown Hartselle September 20, 2014, bringing a day of family fun to the quaint downtown area. The festival has been a tradition in the community for the past 33 years and features a full day of live music, art, food, children’s rides and games, and more.

The Depot Days Festival gets underway at 8 a.m. and lasts all day until the music stops. Along with live music, the annual event offers a car, truck and motorcycle show, an arts show, crafts, a tractor and engine show, and a variety of fun and games for children covering a five-block area of downtown Hartselle. Admission is free.

Also on Saturday, the College Street Players will present the Great Bank Robbery re-enactment at the Hartselle Fine Arts Center. Show times are at 10 a.m., 2 p.m., and 5:30 p.m. (Admission charged.)

The Half-Marathon, a partnership between the Depot Days Festival and the Hartselle Kiwanis Club, returns in 2014 after a successful debut during last year’s event. Race time is set for 7 a.m. at Quail Creek Golf Resort and Convention Center. For more information, visit www.hartsellekiwanisclub.org/half-marathon/.

Additional activities leading up to the 34th annual event include the Miss and Master Depot Days Pageant at the Sparkman Civic Center on September 13th, a community worship service with hymn and gospel singing on September 14th, “Down Memory Lane” program at the Hartselle Fine Arts Center on September 15th, and a concert by the Hartselle High School choral department in the Hartselle High School auditorium on September 18th.

The annual event pays tribute to the history of the railroad and its contribution to the growth and development of Hartselle and north Alabama area. For more information on the Depot Days Festival, visit www.hartsellechamber.org and click on News & Events or call the Hartselle Area Chamber of Commerce at 256.773.4370.

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 and Morgan County, contact the DMCCVB at 800.524.6181 or 256.350.2028; or visit its website at www.decaturcvb.org.

08/27/2014 – Eva Celebrates 25 Years of Old-Fashioned Fun

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Decatur, Ala. – For the past 24 years, thousands of visitors have made their way to the tiny hamlet of Eva, located off of Interstate 65, for eight days of old-fashioned fun and games. Now in its 25th year, Eva Frontier Days offer wholesome entertainment where festival goers are entertained with a greased pig chase, a frog jumping contest, a parade, antique tractors, a hayride, and much more. This year’s event is set for September 20-27, 2014.

The 25th celebration kicks off Saturday, September 20th at 6 p.m. at Eva School with a bluegrass festival featuring Fireball Mail from Nashville, Tenn. and Arab’s Freshwater Creek. Admission is $6 per person. On Tuesday, September 23th at the Eva Saddle Club Arena, the world’s largest hayride will hit the streets at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $1 per person and includes a free hotdog and coke. Eva Methodist Church will host a Community Hymn Book Singing on Thursday, September 25th at 7 p.m. and the public is also invited to Music on the Square featuring Dixie Flavor on September 26th beginning at 6 p.m. in downtown Eva.

The fun continues on Saturday, September 27th beginning at 9 a.m. with a variety of games and activities including the Antique Tractor and Car Show and an arts and crafts show. At 10:30 a.m., the baking contest gets underway where a cash prize is up for grabs, followed by a parade at 11 a.m. and the pig calling contest at 1:30 p.m. The day wraps up at the ball fields with a frog jumping contest at 4 p.m. followed by the greased pig chase at 5 p.m.

Proceeds from Eva Frontier Days benefit the Eva Art Guild. For more information, call 256.796.7023 or 256.318.6735.

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 and click on the “Things to Do” link.

Written by 49 County News.Net

August 27, 2014 at 6:37 PM

08/27/2014 – 2014 Ider Mule Day welcomes special guests from CMT reality show Fat Cops.

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Celebrate Labor Day with Mules, Music, and More

Fort Payne, Ala. – Ider’s annual Mule Day is set to return to the mountaintop town bringing with it a day of fun and games to the Labor Day holiday. Set for September 1, 2014, Ider Mule Day is a one day family-friendly festival centered around the town’s agricultural heritage and along with mules, tractors, and horses, there will be a parade, live music, activities for children and special guest appearances by Chief Steven Jones and Officer Donald Givens of Fat Cops.

This year’s Ider Mule Day kicks off at 9:30 a.m. with a parade featuring mules, horses, carriages, antique cars and tractors. At 11 a.m., the competitions get underway. The mule pull gets things started followed by a draft horse show, a trail competition, and a wagon and buggie show.

The 2014 Ider Mule Day welcomes Chief Jones (The Boss) and Officer Givens (Big Sexy) of the CMT reality show Fat Cops. Festivalgoers can look forward to special meet and greet and photo opportunities with the television stars throughout the day. Fat Cops is a reality show following the on and off-duty antics of the Trinity, Texas police department that is aired on CMT.

The daylong event also offers an antique engine and tractor display, an antique tractor pull, arts and crafts, and inflatables and games for children. A great entertainment line-up featuring Justin Chain from season 5 of The Voice, the Willie Underwood Family, Marry Ann Hammonds, Jeff White, and Butch Reeves will keep festivalgoers on their feet and plenty of barbeque, homemade ice cream, and other food vendors will be available for purchase.

A donation of $2 at the gate is suggested. All activities are held in and around Ider Town Park located off of Highway 75 at 183 Sweet Gum Road. Pets are not allowed inside of the park.

For more information, call DeKalb Tourism at 888.805.4740 or visit www.DiscoverLookoutMountain.com.

About DeKalb Tourism

DeKalb Tourism is a not-for-profit organization promoting tourism and economic growth in DeKalb County. Our mission includes to provide outstanding customer service to all guests; to provide complete and detailed information about DeKalb County, its history and attractions; to leave visitors with a positive experience; to develop strong positive long term relationships with the people and businesses of our communities; and to be a leader in the education and promotion of our county, locally, nationwide and internationally.

Written by 49 County News.Net

August 27, 2014 at 6:32 PM

08/27/2014 – Largest Racking Horse Show in the Nation September 19-27 in Decatur, Alabama

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Decatur, Ala. – A new World Grand Champion will be named in Decatur, Ala. when the largest Racking Horse Show in the United States returns to the Celebration Arena September 19-27, 2014. The World Celebration offers 188 classes for children, adults, amateurs, and professionals, and show organizers extend an invitation to the general public to come and experience the excitement of crowning a new grand champion.

The annual World Celebration offers a variety of activities, including a horse sale, a barn decorating contest, nightly consignment sales, and a golf tournament in addition to the horse competition. The general public is invited to participate in the Pleasure Association’s 50/50 raffle and the “When Pigs Fly” contest. Each night of the show, participants can attempt to fly a pig toward a target with the closest one winning a cash prize. On Saturday night prior to announcing the World Grand Champion, children are invited to participate in the “Stick Horse” class. This event allows children to bring their own stick horse for friendly competition in the arena. The nine-day competition culminates with the announcement of the new World Grand Champion.

Shows are held nightly at 6 p.m. except on Thursday when show time begins at 5:30 p.m. Admission is $5 per person September 20 through 25 and $7 per person for the remaining nights of the competition. Parking is $5/daily. The Morgan County Celebration Arena is located at 67 Horse Center Road (off Highway 67 East) in Decatur.

For more information, visit www.rackinghorse.com or call 256.353.7225.

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.

Written by 49 County News.Net

August 27, 2014 at 6:20 PM

08/24/2014 – VIDEO – “Singing in the Park” at Twin Park in Twin, Alabama

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August 24, 2014 at 10:39 PM

08/24/2014 – VIDEO – Hamilton City Council Meeting 08/18/2014

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August 24, 2014 at 2:30 AM

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