Headlines: 2,000: Our longest war passes dire milestone

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2,000: Our longest war passes dire milestone

Lisa Freeman was cradling her 6-day-old grandson in her left arm and watching the news on her iPad while her daughter and son-in-law caught some much-needed sleep. The retired teacher was taking notes with her free hand when she heard the news: The… Read More

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Gadsden man killed in wreck on U.S. 431 in Glencoe

A Gadsden man is dead and his wife hospitalized in critical condition after a wreck in Glencoe on Saturday afternoon, according to Glencoe Police Chief Jonathan Horton. Read More

Overseas, military ballot requests down

MONTGOMERY — One month from a presidential election, Alabama absentee ballot requests from overseas are well below the numbers requested in 2008 and even in 2010, a non-presidential election year. Read More

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State News More State News

Nursing schools struggle to keep up with demand

The demand for nurses far outweighs the supply, a gap that is expected to grow much larger as nursing school enrollment struggles to keep up with demand. Read More

Fatal police pursuits raise policy questions

The death of a Hanceville family has raised questions about when the benefits of police chases are outweighed by the risk to the public. Read More

Ala. voters will decide on extending Forever Wild

Alabama voters will decide next month whether to continue a 20-year-old program that has allowed the state to buy 220,000 acres of public land to be used for hunting, fishing, birding and other activities. Read More

Sports More Sports

Arkansas beats Auburn 24-7

AUBURN — Auburn’s offense struggled in a 24-7 loss to Arkansas at Jordan-Hare Stadium on Saturday. Read More

Arkansas exposes Auburn’s issues

AUBURN — Arkansas exposed problems within the Auburn offense with the Hogs’ 24-7 win Saturday. Read More

Jacksonville State rallies past Tennessee Tech 37-28

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Jacksonville State rolled up 566 yards of offense, its defense had one of its better efforts, and the Gamecocks defeated Tennessee Tech 37-28 for an Ohio Valley Conference road win Saturday night. Read More

Life More Life

Gadsden Cumberland Presbyterian Church celebrates centennial

The year 1912 is memorable for many historic events: Albert Berry is reported to have made the first parachute jump from a flying airplane; the RMS Titanic struck an iceberg and sank in the Atlantic Ocean; Harriet Quimby became the first woman to… Read More

PAPER PULPIT: ‘The Don’ts of God’

Moses had been away from Egypt for 40 years. Then he met God at the Burning Bush, took off his sandals, hid his face and worshipped. In that awesome meeting, he learned God’s Name, experienced God’s Holy power and surrendered to do… Read More

Worship Guide for Oct. 6

• Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, 514 Shorter Ave., Attalla — 3 p.m. Sunday, the 107th church anniversary will be celebrated. Guest church will be Morning Star Baptist Church, Attalla, with the Rev. Zachary Andre Huff, pastor. Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: Moving toward repayment

The constitutional amendment Alabama’s voters approved Sept. 18 authorizing a $437 million transfer over three years from the state’s trust fund to its ailing General Fund contained no mechanism for repaying the money. Read More

OUR VIEW: The color of fall is pink

It’s the time of the year when leaves change from green to gold, brown and red. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Breeden, George Ray

Funeral for George Ray Breeden Jr., 77, Decatur, will be Monday at 2 p.m. at Ridout’s Brown-Service Funeral Home. Dr. Scotty Hogan is officiating. Burial …..

Cauthen, Victor Scott

Memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Crestwood Chapel for Victor Scott Cauthen, 51, Gadsden, who died Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012. Dr. Larry …..

Harkness, Norman Joe "Joey"

Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Shiloh Baptist Church, 1037 Tuscaloosa Ave., for Norman Joe "Joey" Harkness II, 30, Gadsden, who died …..

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