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A look back

By Staff
Researched by Dr. Bill Stewart
The scope of business activities has expanded dramatically since the time when the following news stories were first published in the Hartselle paper.
1958-February 27, John H. Reynolds (who would later serve as mayor of Hartselle) is the new manager at Elmore's 5 &10.
1949-February 28, Drinkard Funeral Home will soon become Peck's when terms of its purchase by James E. Peck are finalized.
1936-March 1, Emmett Bridges' combination beauty and barber shop is now located in the Tanner building on Main street.
1928-March 2, W. H. Jackson, Moulton Route 3, was doing some trading in Hartselle today. He went home with sorrel and bay mules, each about eight years old.
1952-March 3, J. P. Simpson is very ill at his home here. At one time Mr. Simpson was operator of the Chevrolet motor company and later of the Western Auto Store. He was succeeded in the former business by Bill and Ed Stewart and in the latter by Lee Palmer.
1949-March 3, The Stephenson Hardware and Appliance Company is expected to occupy the building on West Main street which will soon be vacated by Peck Funeral Home.
1952-March 3, Mrs. Bob Gibson recently made a business trip to Columbus, Miss. Folks drive from miles around to get some of Mr. Gibson's barbecue at his Somerville stand.
1919-March 4, Percy Rodgers, who lives out at Talucah, bought a new rubber-tire, covered-top, double-harness buggy in Hartselle today.
1907-March 5, R. S. DeWitt is rebuilding his sawmill which was burned near Somerville a few weeks ago. He will make many improvements in the new mill. The fire did $2,000 in damages, with no insurance. Mr. DeWitt is a traveling man and operates the sawmill as an investment.
1985-March 5, Attorneys Ike Groover, Glenn Thompson, Larry Madison, and Jeffrey Gray have begun a new law firm.

FRONT PAGE FEATURED

College Street Players to present Little Women July 28-30

Hartselle

Hartselle lieutenant graduates from FBI National Academy

At a Glance

City adjusts garbage pickup

Hartselle

Hartselle student selected for honor at Girls State

Falkville

State champs

Danville

Officials: West Park gym on track for December opening

Danville

Alabama DHR: Watch for signs of elder abuse 

Danville

Tips for a safe Independence Day weekend from the National Fire Protection Association  

Danville

Area systems using SROs this summer, upping security following two school shootings 

Danville

Hartselle shooting injures juvenile  

Danville

Local agencies receive grants to weatherize homes for elderly, low-income residents 

Danville

Morgan County man killed in weekend crash  

Danville

Taking care of tomatoes  

At a Glance

Hartselle Historic Society’s Lunch and Learn held July 11

Falkville

GPS ping locates Ohio murder suspect’s body in Falkville

Hartselle

Hartselle Veterans’ Outreach mourns passing of former director

FRONT PAGE FEATURED

City adjusts garbage pickup 

Breaking News

Coroner: Man found dead in Falkville suspect in Ohio slayings

Breaking News

Hartselle shooting injures juvenile

Hartselle

Authorities search for motive after Hartselle man and suspect die from gunshots

Morgan County

Best in beautification

Galleries

Children enjoy artistic fun at Camp ARTselle

Danville

Fun in 4H: Morgan youth place in regional competition

Hartselle

Gross Out Day coming to Hartselle July 18-22

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