A look back

By Staff
Researched by Dr. Bill Stewart
Coping with life's challenges both seen and unforeseen provides a common theme for these items from the recent as well as the distant past.
2002 -February 5, Sister Christine Wiltrakis, who is the director of leadership and community development at Holy Family Catholic Church in Hartselle, will be leading the "Women's Day of Reflection" during Lent.
2003 -February 6, Vertical Ministries of Birmingham will present the "Stay the Course" Bible study program based on I Corinthians here early next month. The teacher will be Jarrod Jones.
1917 -February 7, As the cook at the home of Morgan County Tax Collector Charles Robertson was building a fire in the large range at his home this morning the stove exploded and burst into a considerable number of pieces, injuring the domestic servant severely.
1896 -February 8, Two Morgan County men having on the application of next friends been found by the court to be of unsound mind were today sent to the state insane asylum in Tuscaloosa.
1931 -February 8, J. H. Roberts, who for many years had cared for the flowers and shrubs in Johnson's Chapel cemetery, was buried Saturday. Roberts dropped dead Friday while digging a grave at the cemetery.
1923 -February 9, Only a mile from the spot where his 18-year-old son met death under the wheels of a train five years ago, Dude Phillips, aged 70 years, was fatally injured by a train Wednesday. Phillips resided in the Wilhite neighborhood and the scene of the accident was near L &N bridge No. 20. Friends picked up the aged man following the accident and started to the hospital, but Mr. Phillips died by the time Falkville was reached.
2003 -February 9, The episode of "Fear Factor" which Jason and Misti Palmer of Hartselle taped back in November will air on NBC tomorrow night.
1886 -February 10, Measles are rampant here now.
1945 -February 11, J. Street Sandlin of Danville leaves for Hot Springs, Ark., for a two-weeks' bath treatment.

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Scholarship named after 4-year-old killed by dog; no criminal charges expected  

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Sheriff’s academy open for registration

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Local business launches ‘Play It Forward’ program to support local families  

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UPDATE: Child dies after being attacked by dog in Hartselle

Breaking News

Child attacked by dog in Hartselle

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Local legend retires after 34 years at Hartselle Pizza Hut

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Hartselle soccer teams sweep Morgan County Tournament

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Hartselle gears up for future growth: City seeks input for new comprehensive plan 

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Severe weather preparedness sales tax holiday begins tomorrow

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‘I hope it fuels them’: Hartselle turns focus to next season after Elite Eight loss

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Students advance to final round in 3D CAD competition

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Woman accused of pushing Hartselle woman off cliff writes letter to judge 

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Hartselle Drama makes a splash with “The SpongeBob Musical” 

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Hartselle woman marks 28th anniversary of heart transplant 

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Woman killed in Somerville house fire identified

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Child Safety Conference set for March 5

Editor's picks

Decatur Morgan Hospital getting Safe Haven Baby Box 

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Annual tree giveaway set for March 6 

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Hartselle native joins American Angus Association  

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FlashFiber celebrates 10,000th customer 

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Alleged shooter in murder-for-hire case to stand trial in October 

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Garbage routes altered for Presidents Day

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College Street Players to present magical production of Peter Pan Jr.  

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Hundreds dazzle at annual Cinderella Ball 

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