A federal judge has sentenced a Bryant man on child pornography charges. U.S. District Court Judge Liles C. Burke sentenced Stephen Frederick Ott, 51, to 3,840 months in prison followed by a lifetime of supervised release.
Capt. Erik Dohring, of the Scottsboro Police Department, said the body of male in his 50s was located in the river, at 17500 block of Highway 72, near Blown Out Bridge on Oct. 8.
Glenn Summerford, a preacher who forced his wife to stick her hand inside a box of snakes in 1991 and was later sentenced to 99 years for attempted murder, is up for parole Thursday. Summerford has served almost 30 years in state prison.
Robert Sisk, 77 of Gurley, who was reported missing by family members last Thursday morning, was found dead Friday afternoon in a field outside of Gurley, in Madison County.