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Tuesday, April 10, 2012

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Bald eagles’ nest discovered in Rainbow City

The pair of bald eagles soared overhead, circling the nest where several eaglets awaited their next meal. Read More


Meth lab found in restroom at Boaz Walmart

A shake and bake methamphetamine lab was found Saturday morning in a women’s rest room at Walmart in Boaz. Read More

Southeastern Plein Air Invitational under way

The Gadsden Museum of Art’s fourth annual Southeastern Plein Air Invitational this week will feature 15 artists painting scenes of Gadsden and Etowah County. The public will have a chance to visit the sites, get free postcards from the artists and… Read More


State News More State News

Ala museum getting Soviet-era helicopter

The Southern Museum of Flight in Birmingham is getting an unusual new display: A Soviet-era helicopter.
Officials say a MI-24 Hind helicopter is arriving this week at the museum, which is located near the Birmingham airport. Read More

Ala. court delays scheduled execution for Grayson

The scheduled Thursday execution of Alabama death row inmate Cary Dale Grayson has been delayed by the Alabama Supreme Court. Read More

Legislative panel to discuss Ala. immigration law

Legislators this week will begin the task of reviewing a bill that rewrites Alabama’s immigration law, which is the toughest in the nation. Read More

Sports More Sports

Tinker, Spence win awards at Bryant-Jordan ceremony

BIRMINGHAM — The Bryant-Jordan Student-Athlete Awards ceremony took place in Birmingham on Monday night, and Glencoe’s Christopher Tinker and Albertville’s Nathan Spence were big winners from this area. Read More

Watson faces task of mastering fame

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Bubba Watson had reason to feel like a rock star. Read More

Biffle gets ready to go back to work

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Greg Biffle fell two laps down at Martinsville, clawed his way to a 13th-place finish, then headed to the Bahamas as NASCAR’s points leader. Read More

Life More Life

Community Services for April 8

Women’s Abuse Recovery Group, Beauty for Ashes, meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Bellevue United Methodist Church, 209 Mary Lou Circle. Free child care offered. Call 256-892-9267 or 256-547-0201. Read More

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Times Weekly Calendar for April 8

THE ETOWAH COUNTY-GADSDEN NAACP branch’s monthly meeting is at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Carver Recreation Center, 1109 Jacksonville Court. Those whose NAACP memberships have expired should plan to renew them at this meeting. Read More

Coming Soon for April 8

A MEMORIAL RIDE honoring victims of last year’s tornadoes takes place April 28. Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: Barrie Center plays vital role

It would be wonderful if there no longer was any reason for Etowah County’s James M. Barrie Center for Children, or similar child advocacy centers elsewhere, to exist, because it would mean no children were being sexually or physically abused. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Baker, John Wayne

John Wayne Baker II, 43, Albertville, died Sunday, April 8, 2012. He is survived by his family. Memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. …..

Battles, Horace

Horace Battles, 85, Wellington, died Monday, April 9, 2012. He is survived by his family. Arrangements will be announced by Glencoe-Hokes Bluff Funeral Chapel. …..

Blackerby, Wanda Gail

Wanda Gail Blackerby, 56, Anniston, died Saturday, April 7, 2012. Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Clair Memorial Gardens. Usrey Funeral …..

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