MicheleGerlach, Author at The Brewton Standard


Miracle girl: Brazile recovering

One year. And every minute of those 365 days Terri Thomas thanks the good Lord above that she didn’t listen to doctor’s advice to let ... Read more

by Michele Gerlach, Tuesday, August 12, 2014 4:42 pm


It’s not a hurricane, so how did ‘Leon’ get its name?

So you, too were surprised that the winter storm interrupting your life right now has a name? Yep, most of us were. The storm is ... Read more

by Michele Gerlach, Tuesday, January 28, 2014 6:19 pm


Bingo juror: ‘It wasn’t completed’

The almost-all female jury that spent almost three months in the federal courthouse in Montgomery listening to hours of testimony and evidence in Alabama’s bingo ... Read more

by Michele Gerlach, Monday, August 15, 2011 2:21 pm


Judge: Caudle’s actions disgusting, depraved

District Judge Trippy McGuire told Amy Caudle that her crime was “of much notoriety” and was a “shock to the community” Wednesday when the former ... Read more

by Michele Gerlach, Wednesday, June 1, 2011 11:56 am


Caudle pleads guilty to sodomy charges

The Andalusia Middle School special education teacher charged in March with sexually abusing three students pled guilty to two counts this morning and was sentenced ... Read more

by Michele Gerlach, Wednesday, June 1, 2011 11:54 am


Chief justice: Reduce non-violent prisoners

Alabama Chief Justice Sue Bell Cobb yesterday told Alabama legislators they’ll receive legislative proposals that would change Alabama’s drug laws and create a new Class ... Read more

by Michele Gerlach, Tuesday, March 8, 2011 9:47 pm


TRM graduate charged in rape case

A Brewton native and T.R. Miller graudate was arrested Thursday and charged with rape and sodomy. Amy O’Barr Caudle, a 31-year-old special education teacher at ... Read more

by Michele Gerlach, Friday, March 4, 2011 3:13 am


Bentley takes oath of office

By Michele Gerlach and Kerry Whipple Bean the brewton standard The day after his inauguration, Gov. Robert Bentley’s first official act was to abolish the ... Read more

by Michele Gerlach, Wednesday, January 19, 2011 1:22 am


Congressman not worried about security

The first time U.S. Rep. Bobby Bright, D-Montgomery, had a Congress on Your Corner event, he held it in the parking lot of a large ... Read more

by Michele Gerlach, Wednesday, January 12, 2011 10:28 am