Monday, March 30, 2015
Sunday, March 29, 2015
Saturday, March 28, 2015
March 28, 2015 The Bay County Sheriff’s Office responded to multiple 911 calls at 12:55 a.m. this morning in reference to a shooting at 5312 Thomas Drive. Deputies and investigators with the BCSO Criminal Investigations Division responded to the chaotic scene to find seven shooting victims. Three victims were found in the home, one in front of the house, one in the median of Thomas Drive, and two across the street from the home. EMS responded to quickly treat and transport victims. Several of the victims are students at Alabama A&M University visiting Panama City Beach for Spring Break. The victims were identified as: Kearria Freed, age 20, of Mobile, Alabama, was shot in the head and remains in critical condition; Anesia Powell, age 20, was shot in the left arm, chest, and knee; Devanta Moore, age 21, was shot in the chest; Jacole Young, age 22, was shot in the back three times; Kelli Curry, age 21, was shot in the leg; Tykeria Ethridge, age 22, of Mobile, Alabama, was shot in the neck and shoulder; Henton Franklin age 22, of Mobile, Alabama, was shot in the side. Latest update on the condition of the victims is as follows: Powell is now in surgery at a local hospital: Freed, Moore, and Franklin remain hospitalized in critical condition; Young,Curry, and Etheridge remain hospitalized in stable condition. A description of the suspect was developed and disseminated. Responding units set a perimeter around the residence and a black male matching the description of the suspect was quickly located and detained at Beach Drive and Hurt Street. Witnesses to the shooting confirmed the subject was the shooter and he was identified as David Jamichael Daniels, a black male, age 22, of Mobile, Alabama. A 40 caliber handgun matching the description of the one used in the shooting was recovered in the back yard of a residence on Beach Drive. David Jamichael Daniels has been charged with seven counts of Attempted Murder and is currently in the Bay County Jail awaiting first appearance today. This was the sixth firearm related call of the evening. In one incident a firearm was discharged inside a condominium. Four firearms were seized in drug related cases. Assisting agencies were the Florida Highway Patrol, Panama City Beach Police Department, Walton County Sheriff’s Office, Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, Holmes County Sheriff’s Office, Gulf County Sheriff’s Office and Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. -30- Prepared by R. Corley Information by Capt. J. Stanford and Major T. Ford Approved by Major T. Ford
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Country Superstar Brad Paisley to Host a Night of Stand-Up Comedy on Thursday, April 16 as Part of the Wild West Comedy Festival Nashville, TN (March 24, 2015) – Country music superstar Brad Paisley will host a night of stand-up comedy featuring comedians Jon Reep, Greg Hahn, Theo Von, Sarah Tiana, Keith Alberstadt and more at TPAC’s Andrew Jackson Hall on Thursday, April 16 at 7:30 p.m., as part of the weeklong Wild West Comedy Festival. Year two of the festival is set for Tuesday, April 14 through Sunday, April 19 in Nashville, and brings a full slate of all-star comedians to its lineup. Tickets to the Paisley-hosted evening go on sale this Friday, March 27 at www.wildwestcomedyfestival.com. As host, Paisley will introduce and interact with each of the scheduled comedians. No stranger to the comedy world, Paisley has lent his voice to Comedy Central’s Emmy Award-winning, animated show “South Park” and has a flair of his own for comedic animation, humorous songs and goofball antics on tour. Paisley has fine-tuned his live comedic timing in his role as co-host of the CMA Awards, as a character on sitcoms and numerous appearances on television talk shows. This year’s Wild West Comedy Festival’s stellar lineup also includes previously announced performers Kevin Hart, Cristela Alonzo, Eric Andre, Doug Benson, Lewis Black, Hannibal Buress, Steve Byrne, Frank Caliendo, Jeff Garlin, Anjelah Johnson, Colin Jost, Nick Kroll, Joel McHale, John Mulaney, Tig Notaro, Jeanne Robertson and Rory Scovel. In addition, truTV’s Impractical Jokers will return with their all-new ‘Where’s Larry?’ Tour, starring The Tenderloins; and Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes will present their popular podcast Jay & Silent Bob Get Old. Filmmakers David Zucker and Jerry Zucker will oversee a screening of the classic comedy Airplane!, followed by an audience Q&A. More than 20,000 attended the inaugural festival in 2014, and were treated to more than 29 shows from the all-star lineup. Based on last year’s success, the 2015 event has added one day, extending the festival to a total of six days. Full schedule and ticket information is available at www.wildwestcomedyfestival.com. The festival’s venue partners include some of the most iconic locations in Nashville such as the Ryman Auditorium, TPAC's Andrew Jackson Hall and James K. Polk Theater, Bridgestone Arena, Belcourt Theatre, City Winery Nashville, Zanies Nashville and Exit/In. Social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WWCFNashville Twitter: @WildWestCF About Brad Paisley Brad Paisley is a critically acclaimed singer, songwriter, guitarist and entertainer whose talents have earned him numerous awards, including three GRAMMYs, two American Music Awards, 14 Academy of Country Music Awards and 14 Country Music Association Awards (including Entertainer of the Year), among many others. He has been a proud member of the Grand Ole Opry since 2001. Paisley has written or co-written 20 of his 23 #1 singles with the first being in 1999 with “He Didn’t Have To Be.” His latest hit single, “Perfect Storm,” was #1 on the country charts for two weeks and is from his chart topping 2014 album Moonshine in the Trunk. His current single is “Crushin’ It” from the same album and he will kick off his Crushin’ It World Tour in May. Paisley has recently partnered with Boot Barn® and developed an exclusive line of jeans, hats, T-shirts, jewelry, belts and woven shirts called Moonshine Spirit by Brad Paisley. Connect with Brad at www.BradPaisley.com www.Facebook.com/BradPaisley; on Twitter @BradPaisley; on Instagram @BradPaisley and YouTube YouTube.com/BradPaisley About Wild West Productions Wild West Productions is an American film, television and entertainment production company founded in 2005 by leading actor, writer and producer Vince Vaughn. Under Vaughn’s leadership, the company has produced a string of hit movies, including The Internship, Couples Retreat, Four Christmases and The Break-Up. Wild West also produces television shows, including the upcoming Netflix animated show F is For Family and the comedy series Sullivan & Son; and documentaries including Art of Conflict: The Murals of Northern Ireland and Vince Vaughn’s Wild West Comedy: 30 Days & 30 Nights, Hollywood to the Heartland. About Outback Concerts Outback Concerts is an independent, full-service concert and comedy promoter based in Nashville, TN. In addition to producing hundreds of concerts and events every year, ranging from clubs to stadiums, the company also co-produces the Southern Ground Music & Food Festival in Nashville, TN and Charleston, SC; and the Blue Ridge Music Festival in Salem, VA. Outback Concerts has received numerous awards including the Academy of Country Music’s Promoter of the Year, IEBA’s concert promoter of the year, talent buyer of the year, entertainment buyer of the year, and festival buyer of the year. Outback Concerts President Mike Smardak was a 2011 inductee of the IEBA Hall of Fame.
Monday, March 23, 2015
This past Saturday, March 21, Brad Paisley performed for his ninth time at The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo and drew 75,167 paid attendees which garnered him the honor of the highest attendance for any country act this year, 2nd overall for the 2015 Rodeo and 9th highest single concert in the history of the Rodeo. Houston Chronicle’s headline proclaims, “Paisley Reigns as Rodeo Royalty” and goes on to say, “His Saturday night performance at NRG Stadium was everything it could and should have been. He was funny and heartfelt, exciting and engaging, well-rehearsed and spontaneous. It was completely unhindered by staging and time limitations.”