Blount County Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Whitley Red Angus Honored as Breeder of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Neighbors

    Blount County Treasurer-Secretary Tim Whitley, left, stands with his parents, Jane and Henry, and Jim McLean as they accept Red Angus Breeder of the Year Award at the 61st Red Angus National Convention in Savannah, Georgia Sept. 10-13.

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  2. Vandalism of Easley Covered Bridge investigatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Alabama Live

    The Blount County Sheriff's Department has opened and investigation of the vandalism of the Easley Covered Bridge in Rosa. Lt. R. Chastain started his investigation this morning taking photos and looking for evidence.

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  3. Cool autumn air a good signal to adopt a cool cat or dog from an area shelter or rescueRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... mingham 35202. 205-591-6522 or contact Lee McDonald, adoption-rescue coordinator, at lmcdonald@bjcacs.com . ++ Blount County Animal Shelter , Carl Coleman Center, 4141 County Highway 13, Locust Fork, 35097. 205.647.8340 or bcasi411@aol.com .

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  4. 10-year-old Oneonta boy dead in accidental hanging, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Alabama Live

    A 10-year-old Blount County boy died Friday night in what police say appears to be an accidental hanging. The death happened at the family's home about 5 p.m., said Oneonta Police Chief James Chapman.

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  5. Wide variety of adoptable dogs and cats available from area rescues, sheltersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... Humane Society. Our friends in eastern Alabama have a choice of Marley or Rocky from Cherokee Adoption Center. Blount County Animal Shelter has a 2-month-old mixed-breed puppy. Adopt A Golden Birmingham features a 5-month-old pup. And Two by Two ...

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  6. 4 plead guilty to drug trafficking charges in Blount CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2014 | Alabama Live

    Jess Reece, 30, of Dalton, Ga., pleaded guilty to trafficking methamphetamine after he was arrested Aug. 7, according to District Attorney Pamela Casey. He was arrested when Snead police and Blount County sheriff's deputies found 55 grams of methamphetamine in a black box under the passenger seat of his vehicle during a traffic stop.

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  7. US Marshals, Blount County deputies arrest man in Warrior on rape, sexual assault of a child chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Alabama Live

    John Christopher Bauer, 42, was arrested by Blount County sheriff's deputies and the U.S. Marshals Service in Warrior, according to the Marshals Service. Bauer was wanted in Blount County on two charges of rape and 18 counts of sexual assault of a child less than 12 years old, according to the Marshals.

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  8. Oneonta man 2nd charged in fatal shootings of Blount County pet zebrasRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Alabama Live

    A second young man has been charged in the February slayings of two pet zebras on a family's Oneonta farm. A Blount County grand jury indicted 19-year-old Bradley Buckelew on two counts of aggravated animal abuse and two counts of criminal mischief, court records show.

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  9. Fall Colors: Where to see the best colors in Alabama and TennesseeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    ... Mountain State Park in Pelham, take in the view from Peavine Overlook and Peavine Falls. Head north to Oneonta/Blount County and enjoy the color from Horton Mill , Old Easley or Swann covered bridges and Palisades Park . Take the drive on I-59 up ...

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  10. Car stolen from Park and Ride lotRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2014 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... aid there's been several car break ins at this particular lot, however we were unable to confirm this with the Blount County Sheriff's office.

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  11. Blount County's coroner agrees not to remove body parts from dead crime victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Alabama Live

    Blount County's coroner has agreed not to remove body parts from dead crime victims, according to a settlement today between the coroner and the county district attorney. The agreement between Blount County Coroner John Mark Vaughn and Blount County District Attorney Pamela Casey was hammered out at a hearing Friday before a judge in Oneonta.

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  12. Corner woman who killed ex-husband with shotgun blast to heart will serve 2 years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Alabama Live

    A Corner woman convicted of fatally shooting her ex-husband in the heart with a shotgun will spend two years behind bars for the 2011 killing. Elsie Wells Thomas, 35, was sentenced in Blount County today to 12 years split, with 24 months to serve.

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  13. Blount County alcohol sales: Alabama Supreme Court to hold session at Samford University on appealRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | Alabama Live

    Alcohol sales are already underway at some locations in Oneonta, and one Blountsville grocery store could begin sales soon, after voters in those two Blount County cities approved alcohol sales referendums in June. But the legal fight to keep alcohol sales out of those two cities - and the rest of "dry" Blount County - continues.

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  14. Mother of Blount County shooting victim speaks outRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2014 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... 34-year-old son, Ayatollah Muhammad, was shot and killed at a home in Locust Fork. Investigators with the Blount County Sheriff's Office said they had been called out to the home twice the day of the shooting. The initial call was for a domestic ...

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  15. Find your next pet through a shelter, rescue in this week's adoptablesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... weekly adoptable list from Greater Birmingham Humane Society, Shelby Humane Society, BJC Animal Control and Blount County Animals Shelter. This week, we also have adoptable pets from Adopt a Golden Birmingham and Bama Bully Rescue. A shelter or ...

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  16. 2 die in crash north of PinsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2014 | The Trussville Tribune

    ... a 1996 Dodge pickup truck and a 2006 Dodge pickup truck. The 2006 Dodge that was driven by a 23-year-old Blount County man was traveling northbound on Highway 79 and appeared to have crossed the center line and collided with the other truck driven ...

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  17. 5 old newspaper articles that tell of bizarre Alabama occurrencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... avoid it, you know the spouse is always the first suspect in the disappearance or murder of a partner. In one Blount County case from 1912, a farmer was accused too quickly in the murder of his wife and 19-month-old child and just as quickly ...

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  18. Teen rescued from Blount Co. caveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2014 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... down the strip's only power... An 18-year-old man is recovering after falling 50 feet inside a cave in western Blount County Monday night. Authorities say the young man was in the cave with friends on Monday night when he slipped and fell into a ...

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  19. Ex parte LKQ Birmingham, Inc. (Read the original story

    Jul 25, 2014 | FindLaw

    ... and alleging, in part: "1. [LKQ is] engaged in the business of recycling automobiles, and do[es] business in Blount County, Alabama. [Lee] is a resident of the State of Alabama and is over the age of nineteen (19) years. 2. On or about June 10, ...

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  20. Kimberly woman killed in Blount County crash; teen injuredRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2014 | Alabama Live

    The Alabama State Troopers identified the victim as Polly Maria Franklin, 40. Authorities said she was a passenger in a 2006 Honda driven by the 18-year-old girl.

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