It takes only a couple of minutes, twice a day, but 101-year-old Richard Hendrickson is fiercely proud that he has done the same thing for his country and community nearly every day since Herbert Hoover was in the White House in 1930.
Authorities have recovered the body of a Louisiana teen missing in dangerous surf on the Alabama coast. Gulf Shores police say a person riding a personal watercraft found the body in the water on Tuesday and brought it ashore near the public beach.
Longtime state fiscal expert Kelly Butler is Alabama's new state budget officer. Gov. Robert Bentley announced Butler's appointment on Tuesday.