Etowah County Newswire

Etowah County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Etowah County, AL.

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  1. 13-year-old girl missing from Etowah County found safeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Madison Hope Parker's parents realized she was missing from her room at their Altoona home at 6 a.m. Friday. The Etowah County Sheriff's deputies said Parker has left home during the night previously, but has always returned before morning.


  2. MISSING: 13-year-old girl last seen at home in AltoonaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    The Etowah County, Alabama Sheriff's Department is asking for the public's assistance in locating a missing 13-year-old girl. Madison Hope Parker was last seen wearing shorts and a t-shirt at her home in Altoona, Alabama.


  3. Gadsden woman charged with chemically endangering a childRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Whitley Jasmine Concepcion Gibson, 27, is charged with chemical endangerment of exposing a child to an environment in which controlled substances are ingested, produced or distributed, which is a felony," according to Brandi Fuller with the Etowah County Sheriff's Department. Gibson is being held on a $10,000 bond.


  4. Freeman to take place three on Trussville CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | The Trussville Tribune

    Freeman, a native of Walnut Grove in Etowah County, has lived in Trussville since 1993 and is a member of Trussville First United Methodist Church. Most recently, Freeman has served as the chairman of Trussville's Downtown Redevelopment Authority .


  5. William Shane MorrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    A Gadsden man has been charged with one count of second-degree domestic violence, the Etowah County Sheriff's Department reported on Monday. William Shane Morrison, 38, is accused of kicking and punching a female which resulted in several injuries including broken teeth, cracked ribs and bruises.


  6. 2 arrested in Gadsden on drug charges after high speed chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 2 | Alabama Live

    Etowah County authorities say two men are in the county jail on drug related charges following a high speed pursuit through East Gadsden. Etowah County Drug Enforcement Unit Commander Randall Johnson said Andres Morgan, 23, and Travis Pearson, 36, both of Gadsden, have been charged with first degree marijuana possession, possession of drug paraphernalia, reckless endangerment and attempting to elude.


  7. Family announces death of Gadsden woman shot by boyfriend while pregnant last yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | Alabama Live

    ... She was on hospice care and was being made comfortable at home as her family prepared to say goodbye. Etowah County deputies went around 9 p.m. the night of the shooting to the home on Whites Chapel Road that Renfroe shared with her boyfriend after ...


  8. Police seize 10,000 pirated DVDs and CDs, pair arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | The Decatur Daily

    Etowah County investigators say they have seized more than 10,000 items of pirated DVDs and CDs and two people are under arrest. According to Sheriff Todd Entrekin says 52-year-old Anita Marie Blount of Gadsden, and 42-year-old William Ray Otwell of Attalla, were arrested Friday.


  9. 2 arrested for selling thousands of counterfeit DVDs in Etowah CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Etowah County authorities arrested a man and woman accused of selling pirated DVDs and CDs at a trade day in Gadsden. Someone tipped off Etowah County Sheriff's Office that counterfeit products were being sold at Poor Man's Trade Day in East Gadsden, spokesperson Natalie Barton said.


  10. Boy, 14, killed in ATV wreck in GlencoeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 13 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Acting Etowah County Coroner Joe Horton identified the boy as Seth Kirkland Young. He was a passenger on a Yamaha Rhino that overturned.


  11. Etowah County authorities searching for missing manRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 13 | Alabama Live

    Sheriff Todd Entrekin said Jerry Ray Pennington, 68, was last seen at approximately 11:30 p.m. Friday night walking from a residence at 1014 Carnes Chapel Road. He was known to be wearing a dark blue, short sleeved button-up shirt, blue jeans and boots.


  12. Former Attalla boys home activities director pleads guilty to sex chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 12 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Former Attalla boys home activities director Roy Pruett has pleaded guilty to sex abuse and sodomy charges, according to the Etowah County District Attorney. Investigators say Pruett was employed as the Activities Director for Eagle Rock Boys Ranch, a home for at risk boys, at the time of the offenses.


  13. Gadsden Fehrer plant announces $12 million expansion, adding 150 jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | Alabama Live

    ... In an announcement, Fehrer North America COO Alexander Doering said the expansion will make the company one of Etowah County's largest employers. The plant, near Interstate 59, currently employs 325 employees. Fehrer manufactures seats for cars and ...


  14. Etowah County coroner pleads guilty to theft, resignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | Alabama Live

    Etowah County Coroner Michael Head pleaded guilty in court this morning to second degree theft and resigned his office, one week after his arrest. Head, 52, entered the plea this morning during a brief hearing before Judge William Rhea III at the Etowah County Judicial Center.


  15. 2 charged with trafficking meth in Etowah CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 8 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Etowah County authorities arrested two men suspected of trafficking methamphetamine after seizing meth, marijuana, guns and other items from their car. A Gadsden police sergeant noticed a suspicious vehicle on Broad Street and S. 7th Street on Monday, Aug. 1 and went to investigate.


  16. Piedmont man charged with trafficking meth in Etowah CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 8 | Anniston Star

    A Piedmont man remained in the Etowah County Jail Monday after he was arrested and charged Aug. 1 with trafficking methamphetamine, police said. Matthew Leonard Green, 27, was with Mitchell Owen Buel, 31, of Gadsden, when they were pulled over near Broad Street and South 7th Street in Gadsden, according to a news release from the Etowah County Drug Enforcement Unit.


  17. new ABC 33/40 Weather Authority: Hot, humid weekend aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 5 | ABC 33/40

    ... and 9 and some could be strong. We note we had a couple of wet microbursts yesterday, including one in Etowah County that knocked down trees and power lines in parts of Southside, Rainbow City, and Gadsden. The air should be a little more ...


  18. Microburst does damage in Gadsden, Rainbow City, SouthsideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 | Alabama Live

    Etowah County officials are assessing damage after a short, intense thunderstorm knocked out power and knocked down limbs in the area. According to Gadsden/Etowah County EMA, first reports began about 4:20 p.m., when a homeowner reporting a lightning strike said his power was out.


  19. Sheriff: Coroner stole prescription drugs from death sceneRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 3 |

    Etowah County Sheriff Todd Entrekin said the county's coroner, Michael Head, has been charged with theft of prescription medication. Head, 52, was arrested Tuesday night at his Gadsden home after authorities executed a search warrant on his property.


  20. Alabama coroner charged for stealing prescription medicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 3 | The Decatur Daily

    Etowah County Sheriff Todd Entrekin tells multiple news outlets that 52-year-old Michael Head is charged with second-degree theft of property and unlawful possession of a controlled substance. Head was arrested Tuesday after authorities searched his home in Gadsden.