Holtville man charged with arson

Holtville man charged with arson

The man who admitted to have taken property from the residence on Skating Rink Road in Slapout before it burned Aug. 23 has now been ... Read more | Add your comment

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Stubbs announces his candidacy for county commission District 3

Special to the Herald   Troy Stubbs, a Wetumpka resident, has announced his candidacy for District 3 Elmore County Commissioner. Married to the former Jenny ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Tallassee man pleads guilty to sex abuse charges  | Add your comment
  2. Elmore teen leads police in chase  | Add your comment
  3. Naked burglar ransacks Wetumpka store  | Add your comment

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Chambliss offers solution to budget crisis

Freshman Sen. Clyde Chambliss (R-Prattville) unveiled a plan to avoid budget cuts, but would raid about $225 million of use tax from the Education Trust ... Read more | Add your comment

Trial set for alleged sex offender

A Tallassee man who is facing a variety of sex abuse charges as well as incest, rape and sexual torture is scheduled to go to ... Read more | Add your comment

Fire marshal probing Slapout house fire

  The state’s fire marshal’s office is investigating a blaze which destroyed a home on Skating Rink Road in the Slapout community early Sunday morning. ... Read more | Add your comment

E-Learning Center opens at Tutwiler Prison

  Dr. Mark Heinrich, chancellor of the state’s community college system, has seen the results work in other states. Now he along with state leaders, ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Alabama author to have book signing at Wetumpka Library  | Add your comment
  2. Board OKs new stage at WHS  | Add your comment
  3. TEA Party president joins Cruz campaign  | Add your comment
  4. Roby ‘shares frustration’ with government  | Add your comment
  5. Legislators wary of next session  | Add your comment
  6. Supplies being collected to benefit in-need students  | Add your comment
  7. Former Wetumpka mayor, WWII veteran passes away  | Add your comment
  8. A few hours turn into funds for humane shelter  | Add your comment
  9. Firefighters battle blazes 4 miles a part in Coosada  | Add your comment
  10. Letter claims Faulk used county cell phone to access dating sites  | Add your comment
  11. Troopers investigating death of Elmore County man in Dallas County  | Add your comment
  12. Draper prisoner found after 4-hour search  | Add your comment
  13. Body of burned man discovered in Elmore County a Montgomery murder victim  | Add your comment
  14. Thousands brave heat to chill with some Blues  | Add your comment
  15. County commissioner found in violation of ethics laws  | Add your comment
  16. Poarch Creeks use advertisting campaign to promote compact  | Add your comment

Sports

WEB SPOTLIGHT: Indian offensive line ‘prepared’ for Huffman

WEB SPOTLIGHT: Indian offensive line ‘prepared’ for Huffman

Wetumpka senior left tackle Dereck Taplin graded the offensive line with a “B-” on its performance in the 37-13 loss at Thompson. The Indians’ first ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. WEB SPOTLIGHT: EA eyes Escambia  | Add your comment
  2. Barnhart to speak at AU club meeting  | Add your comment
  3. Edgewood board votes not to jump to AHSAA  | Add your comment
  4. COACHES POLL: Tide, Tigers begin season in top 10  | Add your comment
  5. Can any teams snap Edgewood’s 58-game win streak?  | Add your comment
  6. O-line looks to lead attack for Holtville in ’15  | Add your comment

Lifestyles

Vacation Bible School is upon us

By Nicole Blakely Summer is here! Are you looking for a great Christian summer activity for your child? If you are, then look no further. ... Read more | Add your comment

Schools

Tech center gets students ready to work and succeed

Tech center gets students ready to work and succeed

  A steady stream of parents, grandparents and school-age children took in all the different stations within the Elmore County Technical Center Thursday afternoon. Attendees ... Read more | Add your comment

Our Opinion

Blueprint 2020 just makes sense

For the last 10 years offices have been shuffled. Some offices have been moved from one building to the next. There has been some creative ... Read more | Add your comment

Columns

Advice for those in need

I struggled to find a suitable subject for my column this week, so I Googled “the ... Read more | Add your comment

Letters to the Editor

Reader disappointed to see photo

Dear Editor, I was disappointed to see a photo of two men on the front cover of my Elmore County Weekend, only to discover a ... Read more | Add your comment

Lifestyles

Sparking the Arts awards program set for Thursday

Sparking the Arts Achievement Program’s reception and awards ceremony will be held at 4:30 p.m. Thursday at the Wetumpka Civic Center. The public is invited ... Read more | Add your comment