elmore county

American Revolution Veteran Graveside Is Restored/Marked In Elmore County

A Revolutionary War Veteran graveside was officially located, restored, and marked in Elmore County. Walter Filmore Ross Senior was buried in 1848 near Deatsville. Ross was around 17 years old when he served in the American Revolution as a private. After the war, he and his family settled in what is present day Elmore County.

Ivey Special Session Call Focused on Prison Construction

(AP Photo/Vasha Hunt, File) MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Thursday issued the call for next week’s special session that largely focuses on prison construction as the chief response to the state’s longstanding problems in corrections. Ivey is calling lawmakers back to Montgomery to vote on a $1.3 billion prison construction plan that will use $400 million…

LACEUP – Week Four Highlights and Scores

AHSAA Football Scoreboard Friday’s Results, Sept. 17 (includes Thursday games) CLASS 7A Albertville 34, Grissom 27 Auburn 40, Jeff Davis 7 Baker 43, Mary Montgomery 0 Central-Phenix City 36, Enterprise 27 Gadsden city 29, Spain Park 26 Hoover 28, Oak Mountain 21 James Clemens 43, Huntsville 40 Theodore 27, Murphy 6 Prattville 24, Dothan 7 Sparkman 38, Austin 21 CLASS…

LACEUP – Week Two Highlights and Scores

AHSAA FOOTBALL SCOREBOARD Friday, Sept. 3 Results (Includes Thursday games) CLASS 7A Auburn 20, Prattville 14 Baker 29, Foley 28 Central-Phenix City 56, Smiths Station 0 Davidson 30, Murphy 7 Enterprise 48, Dothan 14 Fairhope 38, Daphne 31 Florence 45, Austin 28 Hewitt-Trussville 38, Spain Park 17 Hoover 34, Vestavia Hills 6 Huntsville 13, Grissom 6 James Clemens 35, Bob…

Court Records: Father Charged in Murder of One-Month-Old Son Has Checkered Past

The father charged with capital murder in the death of his one-month-old son has a prior history with law enforcement. According to court records, 32-year-old Caleb Whisnand, Sr., was arrested on several drug-related charges dating back to December 2017. In June 2020, Whisnand was arrested and charged with reckless endangerment and possession of a controlled substance in Elmore County after…

Tallassee Man Charged with Reckless Murder in Crash That Killed Teen Passenger

On Friday, April 16, Alabama state troopers arrested a man for Reckless Murder. Anthony Reed Gann, 29, of Tallassee is the man facing charges. Police say a Tallassee teen was killed during a crash in which Gann was the driver of the vehicle. The crash happened on Friday, February 5 on Upper River Road in Elmore County. The car Gann…

Judge Reduces Bond of Man Accused of Killing Elmore County Woman

Starr Mulder disappeared in 2016. Her body was later found in Covington County in 2020./Source: Elmore County Sheriff’s Office A district judge has reduced the bond of the man accused of killing a missing Elmore County woman. Elmore County District Judge Glenn Goggans reduced 65-year-old Thomas Whitehurst’s bond to $250,000 cash only. In addition, Whitehurst is only allowed to have…