Headlines: Storms claim lives in areas around Etowah County

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Thursday, April 28, 2011

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Local News More Local News

Storms claim lives in areas around Etowah County

The Etowah County Sheriffs Department mobile morgue was sent to Ohatchee Wednesday night after several people were reported to be killed by storms in that area and at least two people were killed in Calhoun County near Glencoe. Read More

Three possible tornadoes reported in Marshall County

Three possible tornadoes were reported in Marshall County this morning, according to the Marshall County Emergency Management Agency. Read More

Etowah County, Gadsden, Attalla schools closed Thursday

Schools in the Etowah County, Attalla City and Gadsden systems will be closed Thursday. Read More

State News More State News

Ala. senators consider illegal immigration bill

A state Senate committee is taking its first look at a bill passed by the Alabama House to crack down on illegal immigration. Read More

Ala. governor mobilizes 1,400 national guardsmen

Gov. Robert Bentley is deploying about 1,400 Alabama National Guardsmen to provide assistance to the Alabama counties impacted by the severe weather. Read More

Univ. of Alabama cancels classes, reports outages

The University of Alabama has canceled classes for Thursday and suspended normal operations on campus after a deadly storm swept through the city.
Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox said there were 15 confirmed deaths Wednesday. Read More

Sports More Sports

Philosophy change could lead Carolina to use top pick on Auburn’s Newton

CHARLOTTE, N.C. It’s no accident that’s it’s been 16 years since the Carolina Panthers took a quarterback in the first round of the draft. Read More

Lockout compounds uncertainty of NFL draft

NEW YORK The NFL draft always is a guessing game. Never has it been accompanied by so much uncertainty. Read More

BCS officials talk reform

NEW ORLEANS To Bowl Championship Series officials, the Fiesta Bowl appears dead serious about reform. Read More

Life More Life

Artists begin week ‘en plein air’

The 2011 Southeastern Plein Air Invitational started Monday, with 15 professional plein air artists from eight states painting at the Gadsden Country Club. Read More


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Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: Correcting a legislative wrong

More women serve in the Alabama Legislature than ever before, but its still not an equitable playing field. Combined, the Alabama House and Senate have 140 members and only 19 are female. While thats progress only 18 females… Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Atkins, Helen Starling

Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday, April 29, 2011, at Morgan Funeral Chapel for Helen Starling Atkins, 86, Steele, who died April 25, 2011. …..

Barker, Darlene McCloud

Darlene McCloud Barker, 63, Gadsden, died Thursday, April 21, 2011. Arrangements will be announced by Morgan Funeral Chapel and Crematory. …..

Browning, Mary Tierce

Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Crestwood Memorial Funeral Home and Cemetery for Mary Elizabeth Tierce Browning, 62, Gadsden, who died Tuesday, …..

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