Headlines: Glencoe welcomes hometown hero Wetzel

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Glencoe welcomes hometown hero Wetzel

GLENCOE — “Going to Afghanistan, I didn’t want to become a hero, because heroes come back without their legs,” Josh Wetzel said when he greeted the large crowd gathered Friday at City Hall to welcome him home. Read More


Three charged in home invasion in Whorton Bend

A Whorton Bend couple was rescued by ladder from a second-story bathroom Thursday evening during a home invasion, and three suspects later were arrested after they fell through the ceiling while hiding, according to law enforcement officials. Read More

VIDEO: Glencoe welcomes hometown hero Josh Wetzel

U.S. Army Spc. Josh Wetzel was welcomed home with a motorcade and event at Glencoe City Hall on October 19, 2012. Wetzel was injured in Afghanistan by an IED and came home from Walter Reed Army Medical Center on Friday Read More


State News More State News

Alabama poised for craft beer boom

In just a few short years Alabama has gone from being a state without any home-grown craft beer to being one where brewers are cued up like the thirsty at a busy bar. Read More

Woman charged with homicide in death of grandson

A homicide charge has been filed against Albertville woman in the death of her 2-year-old grandson. Read More

Ala. man charged with murder in death of other man

Authorities in Tallassee say a 57-year-old man has been charged with murder in the death of his son-in-law. Read More

Sports More Sports

Southside rallies to beat Etowah 27-26 in Times’ Game of the Week

ATTALLA — Southside claimed a dramatic 27-26 comeback victory Friday over Etowah in The Gadsden Times’ Game of the Week. Read More

Gadsden City pounds Grissom

Gadsden City claimed a 47-23 homecoming win over Grissom in a Class 6A, Region 7 game Friday at Titan Stadium. Read More

Kahne wins pole for Kansas race

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Championship contender Kasey Kahne shattered the track record at repaved Kansas Speedway on Friday, turning a lap of 191.360 mph to take the pole for Sunday’s race. Read More

Life More Life

Choirs, GSO to present ‘Make A Joyful Noise’

Two church choirs and the Gadsden Symphony Orchestra are joining to bring music to the community for a second year. Read More

PAPER PULPIT: The evidence of new birth

In a previous article, “One Sacrifice for Sins,” we focused on the security of the believer’s salvation based solely on the fact that Jesus’ sacrificial death paid in full, once for all, our sin debt to God. Read More

Dave Ramsey financial course offered

North Glencoe Baptist Church will offer Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University, which is a nine-week class, beginning Oct. 29. Read More

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Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: Honoring a true hero

A few weeks ago this newspaper published a story from the Associated Press wire quoting a young soldier, Army Staff Sgt. Travis Mills, talking about his first trip home after being injured. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Boman, Robbietean

Robbietean Boman, 80, Fort Payne, died Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012. She is survived by her family. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. today at …..

Brymer, Joseph

Joseph Brymer, 50, of Gadsden, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, in Riverview Medical Center. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at W.T. …..

Garrett, Billy Ray

Mr. Billy Ray Garrett passed away quietly at his residence in Hokes Bluff on Oct. 18, 2012. Mr. Garrett’s homegoing celebration will be held …..

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