Blount County Newswire (Page 2)

Blount County Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Blount County, AL. (Page 2)

Results 21 - 40 of 85 in Blount County, AL

  1. Wheelon Soring Case DismissedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | The Horse

    A Blount County, Tennessee, judge has dismissed the soring case against Tennessee Walking Horse trainer Larry Wheelon and two other men due to lack of evidence. Soring is the deliberate injury to a horse's feet and legs to achieve an exaggerated high-stepping gait.

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  2. Charges dropped in horse soring case against Blount Co. trainerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A Blount county man accused of horse soring is no longer facing charges. The Blount county Circuit Court Clerk says charges against Larry Joe Wheelon Charges dropped in horse soring case against Blount Co.

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  3. Blount 911 tower cam and mass text messages find missing teen in 4 minutesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Blount County 911 used its tower cam overlooking Oneonta and the Nixle mass notification system to help find a missing boy on May 25, 2015. A Blount County teen was found safe after he was reported missing Friday afternoon, and authorities say new technology helped quickly bring the boy home.

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  4. 9 busted on charges ranging from sodomy to child sex abuse in Blount County roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Suspects wanted on charges ranging from sodomy to sex abuse dating back to 2004. The operation was spearheaded by Blount County District Attorney Pamela Casey's office, and carried out by the U.S. Marshal's Fugitive Task Force, the FBI, the SBI, the Blount County Sheriff's Office, the State Probation Office and the Oneonta Police Department.

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  5. Have you ever seen someone catch a fish like this?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | WCOS-FM Columbia

    63-year-old Robert Earl Woodard, a farmer/fisherman/author in Blount County Alabama wanted a video to promote his new book, " The Way It Was Back Then ". The book is a collection of stories that describe how the former physical education teacher grew ...

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  6. Ghost caused divorce in AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | Examiner.com

    A ghost reportedly was the cause of a divorce case that broke up a once happy family in Blount County, Alabama back in May 1889. James Martin married a Miss Noel, one of the beauties of the county in the summer of 1884.

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  7. 2 killed, 3 children injured in Blount County car wreckRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2015 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Authorities say two people have died and three children have been injured in a head-on collision in Blount County. AL.com reports 19-year-old Erin Elizabeth Drank of Oneonta and 24-year-old Stevie Ann Thompson of Blountsville were killed Monday morning around 10:25 a.m. when their cars collided head on.

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  8. Troopers identify two people killed in car crash Monday morning in Blount CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Two people were killed in a two-vehicle traffic accident this morning in Blount County, and three children involved in the wreck were transported to the hospital, according to the Alabama State Troopers. Erin Elizabeth Drake, 19, of Oneonta, was killed when the 2002 Jeep she was driving collided head-on with a 1999 Ford driven by Stevie Ann Thompson, 24, of Blountsville.

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  9. Alabama man convicted of wife kill with bogus evidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2015 | New York Daily News

    Little Warrior River in Blount County, Alabama, near site where Bill Wilson was accused of killing and burying his wife and child in 1908. He spent years in prison before his sentence was overturned.

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  10. Oneonta woman killed in Blount County car crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2015 | Alabama Live

    A 61-year-old Oneonta woman was killed Friday afternoon after the truck she was a passenger in overturned in Blount County.

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  11. Oneonta woman killed in Friday afternoon crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    A woman died, and two other people were hurt, when the pickup they were riding in overturned after hitting an embankment on Blount County Road 27 Friday afternoon. All three were ejected from the pickup and all three were not wearing seat belts, according to Trooper Curtis Summerville with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency.

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  12. Startup company invests $1M for solar power project in Blount CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | Business Journal

    Sun Charge Systems will create 15 jobs over several years as part of the project, which will convert solar energy to electricity so that USB chargers or 12-volt car chargers can be used to power devices like cell phones and tablets in areas where conventional electrical outlets are unavailable. A solar-powered charging station has launched in Palisades Park in Blount County as part of a $1 million investment from a startup that has been created out of Hornsby Steel.

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  13. Chase concluded with suspect shot in a leg by policeRead the original story

    May 6, 2010 | ABC 33/40

    ... over, and attempted to elude. The pursuit continued onto Interstate 65 northbound and ended on Exit 289 in Blount County when the suspect stopped abruptly, which caused the officer to hit the rear-end the suspect's car, a red Ford Mustang. The ...

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  14. Blountsville couple admits bringing 7-month-old to buy meth ingredients in Hartselle, deputies sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... said the couple, Christopher Bird, and Kara Nicole Ratliff, admitted buying the pills to bring back to Blount County to sell to local meth cooks. The couple, both 22, were charged with second-degree manufacturing of a controlled substance. They were ...

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  15. Body of 17 Year Old Alexis Marie Garcia Missing Since 3/1/15 Found in ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | Scared Monkeys

    Body of 17 Year Old Alexis Marie Garcia Missing Since 3/1/15 Found in Blount County, AL The body of 17 year old Alexis Marie Garcia was found Thursday in Blount County, Alabama. Her body was located in a wooded area off Tucker Mountain Road in Remlap.

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  16. 2 charged after missing teen's half-nude body found in Blount Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    An 18-year-old girl and her 39-year-old boyfriend have been charged with capital murder after the half-nude body of a teenage girl was discovered in a wooded area of Blount County this week. The victim, 17-year-old Alexis Garcia of Birmingham, was last seen nearly three weeks ago, on March 1, according to Blount County District Attorney Pamela Casey.

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  17. Spring allergies in full swingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2010 | ABC 33/40

    ... Friday. The body of a Birmingham teen missing since March 1, 2015 was found Thursday in a wooded area of Blount County.Alexis Garcia, 17, was reported missing on March 5, 2015, by her mother. Garcia's body was located in a wooded area off of Tucker ...

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  18. 2 charged with capital murder after investigators find teenager's body in Blount CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Two people have been charged with capital murder in the death of a 17-year-old girl reported missing earlier this month. The body of Alexis Garcia, 17, was found on Thursday, March 19. Teams found her body in a wooded area off Tucker Mountain Road in Remlap, in Blount County.

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  19. Missing Birmingham teen found dead in Remlap; 2 chargedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | The Trussville Tribune

    Garcia's body was located in a wooded area off Tucker Mountain Road in Remlap in Blount County. A search for her body began Tuesday after tips and interviews led investigators to the area to search for Garcia.

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  20. Two charged in missing Birmingham teens deathRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2010 | ABC 33/40

    The body of a Birmingham teen missing since March 1, 2015 was found Thursday in a wooded area of Blount County. Alexis Garcia, 17, was reported missing on March 5, 2015, by her mother.

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