Headlines: Inmates again play key role in Renew Our Rivers


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Thursday, May 3, 2012

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Local News More Local News

Inmates again play key role in Renew Our Rivers

It took several hands to lift the heavy wooden dock. On the count of three, and under the direction of the boat captain, they lifted and heaved it onto the deck of the pontoon boat. Read More


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Bill could force school systems to re-evaluate calendars

School systems may be forced to re-evaluate calendars already approved for the next academic year. Read More

Sardis High School raises funds to help student

Vicki Gaskin couldn’t find the right words to express her gratitude. Read More


State News More State News

Parents of slain Fla teenager visiting Ala

The parents of slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin are coming to Alabama to demonstrate against violence and raise money for a private foundation. Read More

2 Alabamians charged with disaster benefit fraud

Two Alabamians are charged with lying to a federal agency to get disaster aid after last year’s deadly tornado outbreak. Read More

2 Ala. venues barred from Kentucky Derby betting

Alabamian’s won’t be able to wager on Sunday’s Kentucky Derby at Victoryland Casino or the Birmingham Race Course for the first time in 20 years. Read More

Sports More Sports

Earnhardt creeps closer to Victory Lane

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — It has been almost four years since Dale Earnhardt Jr. won a Sprint Cup Series race. Read More

Police: Junior Seau found dead at California home

OCEANSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Former NFL star Junior Seau was found shot to death at his home Wednesday morning in what police said appeared to be a suicide. He was 43. Read More

Saints linebacker Vilma loses year in wake of bounty case

New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma was suspended without pay for the entire 2012 season by the NFL, one of four players punished Wednesday for participating in the team’s cash-for-hits bounty system. Read More

Life More Life

Community Services for April 29

Narcotics Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. daily at 525 W. Grand Ave., Rainbow City (call 866-360-5967); at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays in a building at the corner of Second and Bay; and at noon and 7 p.m. daily at 1109 Baltimore Ave., Albertville. Read More

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Coming Soon for April 29

ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA SORORITY INC., LAMBDA ETA OMEGA CHAPTER presents the Outstanding Mothers’ Banquet at 6 p.m. May 8 at the Hardin Center. Family members or friends who wish to attend the banquet may reserve tickets by calling Eloise Turk at… Read More

Times Weekly Calendar for April 29

TUESDAY TALES story time is at 10:30 a.m. at the Hoyt Warsham Alabama City Branch of the Gadsden Public Library. Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: Time to buy lapel cameras for officers

Some things are so obviously right that additional discussion of them is a waste of time. They just need to happen. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Coley, Thomas Mitchell

Memorial services will be Friday, May 4, 2012, at 5:30 p.m. in the Chapel at Ten Island Baptist Church, 9150 Alabama Highway 77, Ohatchee, …..

Cooper, Mary Dell (Purcell)

Mary Dell Purcell Cooper, 90, passed into the arms of her Heavenly Father, peacefully at home, on Wednesday, May 2, 2012. Funeral services will …..

Deerfield, Shawn Loren

Shawn Loren Deerfield, 45, Gaylesville, died Sunday, April 29, 2012. He is survived by his family. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday …..

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