Headlines: Two funerals begin a sad procession in Connecticut

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Tuesday, December 18, 2012

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Local News More Local News

Two funerals begin a sad procession in Connecticut

NEWTOWN, Conn. — Opening a long and almost unbearable procession of grief, Newtown began laying its dead to rest Monday, holding funerals for two 6-year-old boys — one a football fan who was buried in a New York Giants jersey and one… Read More

Security increased at area schools after Connecticut shootings

Parents dropping their children off at areas schools Monday morning saw more police presence than usual — just one of the safety checks and measures enacted in the wake of Friday’s deadly shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown,… Read More

Man injured in interstate accident in serious condition

A Gadsden man was in serious condition Monday at a Birmingham hospital after he was injured Friday in a wreck on Interstate 59 that claimed the life of an Ashville woman. Read More


State News More State News

Ala. woman sentenced in tax fraud scheme

Federal authorities say a Montgomery woman has been sentenced to over four years in prison on charges of conspiracy, wire fraud and aggravated identity theft. Read More

Ala. police investigating traffic stop shooting

Authorities in Baldwin County are investigating whether a man who was recently shot by police was suicidal. Read More

Bond denied for Ala. terrorism suspect

A federal judge on Monday denied bond for a Mobile, Ala., native charged with plotting to join violent international jihad. Read More

Sports More Sports

Gadsden City boys rout Anniston

The Gadsden City boys basketball team easily defended its home court Monday night, knocking off Anniston 79-48. Read More

Gadsden City girls rally past Anniston

The Gadsden City girls basketball team trailed at the half but rallied for a 52-37 win over Class 4A, No. 4 Anniston on Monday night. Read More

No. 1 Notre Dame embraces underdog role

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — The rankings say Notre Dame is No. 1 going into the BCS championship against Alabama. Plenty of folks aren’t buying it, starting with the oddsmakers who currently have the Crimson Tide as about a touchdown favorite for… Read More

Life More Life

When Harry Met … The Walters family

Singer Dean Martin once had a hit song, “Memories Are Made of This.” We often speak of “walking down memory lane,” and fill scrapbooks and photo albums of special memories we intend to treasure forever. Read More

Coming Soon for Dec. 16

Knitting/crocheting social club will meet at 3:30 p.m. Dec. 27 in the Senior Circle Suite, first floor of Gadsden Regional Medical Center. Read More

Community Services for Dec. 16

DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP meets at 6 p.m. Monday in POB Building 500, Gadsden Regional Medical Center campus. Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: A gift for Bayleigh

Save one magic season that produced a BCS championship trophy, Gene Chizik’s record in four years as Auburn University’s football coach won’t be inscribed on any Hall of Fame plaques. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Bellew, Joyce

Funeral services will be 3 p.m. today, graveside at Crestwood Cemetery, for Mrs. Joyce Bellew, 66, Gadsden, who died Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012. The …..

Blackwell, Jerry Wayne

Jerry Wayne Blackwell, 62, Fyffe, died Monday, Dec. 17, 2012. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at W.T. Wilson Chapel. Burial will be …..

Boles, Mary Evelyn Woods

Services for Mary Evelyn Woods Boles, 90, will be Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Thompson Funeral Home with the Rev. Wade Acton and the Rev. …..

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