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Woman killed at northwest Alabama rail car plant identified; OSHA investigating
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating after a young woman died in an industrial accident in northwest Alabama Tuesday night. On Wednesday, officials identified the woman as 21-year-old Angel Foster. Emergency workers responded to the rail car plant in the Barton communit
Leaders await options for downtown Russellville building facade collapse
RUSSELLVILLE, Ala. – Nearly three weeks ago, the front of a downtown Russellville building came tumbling down, narrowly missing the owner and a small child. Unable to fix the building himself, the owner gave the property to the city.
Assistance grant applications due by Nov. 23
RUSSELLVILLE — The Russellville Fire and Police departments are participating in the Santa Assistance Program.The program is for families who may need help with the upcoming holiday season.Applications may be picked up at the Russellville Police Department from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Fri
Colbert County Woman Dies In Industrial Accident At FreightCar America
Angel Fostersource FaceBookBARTON-According to Colbert County Sheriff’s Department Special Investigator Tim Vanderford on Tuesday, November 13 a Colbert County woman was killed in an industrial accident at freightCar America during the night shift.Vanderford identifed the victim as Angel Foster, 21.
Florence man indicted for sexual abuse
Charles Anthony Haggerty, 42, Huntsville Road, Florence, has been arrested on an indictment for sexual abuse of a child less than 12.
Florence woman charged with exposing children to narcotics
According to investigators with Florence Police, Joy Jones was on court-mandated random drug screenings for previous charges when she tested positive in July for marijuana while pregnant.Jones's case was presented to a grand jury, and she was indicted. She came to Florence Police to file a report We
2 Florence men denied early parole
FLORENCE — Two Florence men, one in prison for murder and the other for manslaughter, have been denied an early parole.
Man charged with child sex abuse
Courthouse officials said Charles Anthony Haggerty, 43, Huntsville Road, Florence, is charged with sexual abuse of a child less than 12. He was indicted during the March session of the Colbert County grand jury.
1 killed in industrial accident
"Last night there was a fatal accident at FreightCar America's Cherokee, Alabama, facility," the statement reads. "The matter is currently under investigation. FreightCar expresses its deepest sympathies to the family of the deceased employee and our continued thoughts and prayers are with her famil
Tharptown’s Beth Wilson wins $319 for her classroom
FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ala.- Meet Beth Wilson.She teaches 5th-grade Reading at Tharptown Elementary in Russellville.Mrs. Wilson inspires student involvement.“She goes a great job of encouraging the students to think and to speak and to share, ask questions on their aspect. Opposed to her just guiding ever
Woman killed in industrial accident at Colbert County rail car plant
First responders say the 911 call went out Tuesday night at 9:15. When firefighters got to the plant, they say Foster was unresponsive and CPR was immediately started. Once revived, paramedics transported her to Helen Keller Hospital. The Colbert County Sheriff’s Office says Foster died after her ar
Death Investigation underway at FreightCar America
All they would confirm is that deputies responded to a call at a FreightCar America in Barton community near Cherokee. An employee in her 20's was taken to Helen Keller hospital where she later died. WAAY 31 is working to gather more information and will update this story when we have it.
Woman killed at Alabama rail car plant
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Florence man dies after suffering burns in Saturday morning crash
The wreck occurred on Cloverdale Road, just north of Cox Creek Parkway, according to ournews partners at the Times Daily.
Icy road causes wreck in Benton County
BENTON COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - A man from Benton County was injured after his vehicle hit ice. Cpl. Jason Roe with the Mississippi Highway Patrol says troopers responded Wednesday at approximately 12:40 p.m. to Highway 72, near Highway 5. Troopers say Carl Robinson, 42, of Lamar, was driving east on
Woman killed in accident at northwest Alabama rail car plant, officials say
A woman was killed in an industrial accident at a FreightCar America plant in northwest Alabama late Tuesday, officials said. Emergency workers responded to the rail car plant in the Barton community of Colbert County around 9:30 p.m. The woman was declared dead at Helen Keller Hospital, said Colber
Fan gets special gift from favorite team
“This has been a great season, going 7-3 in their first year as Division I, it’s going to be amazing,” Hollman said while proudly wearing his UNA shirt. “I’m excited about them going to Division I. I’m proud of the university.”
A taste of Franklin: Taylor’s Restaurant bakes up tasty treats - Franklin County Times
FRANKLIN LIVING—Taylor’s Restaurant in Russellville is a local favorite for lunch and dinner. While everyone has a favorite home-cooked menu item, a special draw at Taylor’s is the variety of pies and cakes, made fresh daily by Dot Taylor. Delicious desserts can be purchased by the slice – or, order
New! Colbert County Arrest Reports 10/17/18 – 11/07/18
ByLynn McMillen| November 13, 2018 | Filed under:NewsCOLBERT COUNTY-Booking Photos from Colbert County Sheriff (CLICK HERE). A -defendant is presumed innocent of the charges, and it will be the government’s burden to prove a defendant’s guilt beyond a reasonable doubt at trial. Don’t judge. The Quad
Season ends for RHS with play-off loss - Franklin County Times
After falling behind by two touchdowns in the first quarter, Russellville fought back and had some momentum going into the half and only trailed the Eagles by six points. However, an uncharacteristic fumble by the RHS offense on the first snap of the third quarter led to the only other score of the