Bear Bryant

Longtime Montgomery County DA Investigator retires after 30 years

An investigator with the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office is getting ready to tackle his next case: retirement. DA Investigator Denny Merritt joined the DA’s Office in 1991. At the time of his retirement, he served as director of the Special Services/Worthless Check Unit. Before becoming an investigator, Merritt attended the University of Alabama on a full football scholarship, playing…

All-Pro Bob Gain, fmr Bear Bryant kicker, dies at 87

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) – Bob Gain, an eight-time All-Pro defensive lineman with Cleveland who helped the Browns win three consecutive NFL titles, has died. He was 87. Gain’s granddaughter, Michelle Talor, confirmed Wednesday that Gain died Monday in Willoughby, Ohio. Drafted fifth overall by the NFL’s Green Bay Packers in 1951, he went to the Browns in 1952 and was…