A look back

By Staff
Researched by Dr. Bill Stewart
Hartselle's completely new set of elected officials is now in place by virtue of their inauguration Monday evening.
1947 -October 7, Hartselle's electric department has been efficiently organized by the current city administration. Personnel include N. C. Sharrott, Charles Oden, Sidney Wright, Hubert Penn, and Truman Aldridge.
1908 -October 8, Dr. H. C. McRee is serving most satisfactorily as Hartselle's town physician. Health conditions could not be better.
1955 -October 9, The opening of its new wing early next year will give the Hartselle Hospital a 26-bed capacity. City leaders have been strongly supportive of this expansion as it increases Hartselle's attractiveness as a major health care center.
1957 -October 10, Management of the Ranch Theatre needs additional assistance from city police to help them corral vandals who pilfer the moveable sign letters from the theatre's big electric sign on North Sparkman street. Routine police patrols have been inadequate so far in coping with this problem.
1960 -October 11, Due to rising costs Hartselle city leaders will probably have no choice but to require local residents to pay 50 cents a month for garbage collection in 1961.
1939 -October 12, The suit which Alabama Power Company filed against Hartselle in connection with the switch to TVA power remains unresolved. It is hoped that a costly trial can be avoided, with the city buying Alabama Power's facilities and property inside Hartselle for a reasonable price.
1963 -October 12, H. B, Sherrill is considering leaving the city clerk position in which he has served so ably for several years. If he does quit it will be up to the city council to select his replacement. Aside from the mayor himself, the city clerk is the central point of contact for Hartselle residents with their local government.
1957 -October 13, Since quite a few stores plan to continue their Wednesday afternoon closings, even during the winter months, Police Chief Curtis Chaney is being asked to give motorists a holiday from parking meters.

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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20 under 40: Shelby Keenum

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20 under 40: Rachel Howard

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20 under 40: Mary Virgina Halbrooks

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