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.

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Challenger Matthew Frost unseats longtime Morgan Commissioner Don Stisher

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Cheers to 50 years  

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Scott Stadthagen confirmed to University of West Alabama Board of Trustees 

Editor's picks

Hartselle graduate creates product for amputees 

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Tigers roar in Athens soccer win

Danville

Local family raises Autism awareness through dirt racing  

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Three Hartselle students named National Merit finalists  

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Morgan chief deputy graduates from FBI National Academy

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Hartselle students collect food for good cause 

Falkville

Falkville to hold town-wide yard sale next month

At a Glance

Danville man dies after vehicle leaves Hudson Memorial Bridge 

Editor's picks

Clif Knight, former Hartselle mayor, Enquirer writer, dies at 88

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Hartselle Utilities reminds community April is safe digging month 

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Teen powerhouse invited to compete in international strongman event

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Azaleas: An Alabama beauty 

Decatur

Master Gardeners plant sale returns in April

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Morgan leaders honored at annual banquet

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Local students selected for 2024 Blackburn Institute Class

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Hartselle sophomore represents Civil Air Patrol in D.C.  

Editor's picks

Hartselle council hires architect for new fire station, library and event center

At a Glance

PowerGrid Services in Hartselle evacuated for bomb threat

Morgan County

20 under 40: Trey Chowning

Falkville

20 under 40: TJ Holmes

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20 under 40: Spencer Bell

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