A look back

By Staff
Researched by Dr. Bill Stewart
January is generally a time of renewed business activity.
1922-Jan. 13, Mary Lawson and husband A. J. of Hartselle Route 1 did considerable business in Hartselle today.
1914-Jan. 14, Oscar Wells, president of the First National Bank of Birmingham, and one of the most prominent bankers in the south, addressed the stockholders of the Hartselle First National Bank today at the close of the annual meeting. A. E. Jackson was re-elected president of the bank, T. R. Ryan, vice-president; G. E. Patterson, cashier, and G. C. Graves, assistant cashier. The directors elected were P. W. Barclift, J. B. Orr, J. E. Freeman, and G. E. Patterson.
1947-Jan. 15, E. L. "Boonie" Drinkard was the "Who Am I" speaker at today's Rotary Club meeting.
1949-Jan. 15, Stewart Brothers Motor Company will celebrate the occupancy of its new home on North Bee Line highway by holding open house a week from today.
1921-Jan. 16, A permit from the government to drill for oil in Morgan County has been received, persons interested in the local development announced today.
1950-Jan. 16, Floyd F. Anderson, manager of Joe Wheeler Electric Coop, will succeed Guy D. Roberts as president of the Hartselle Chamber of Commerce later this month.
1886-Jan. 17, Travel on the railroads seems to be increasing, judging from the heavily loaded coaches that pass through Hartselle on the L. &N.
1929-Jan. 17, The Bee Line highway between Hartselle and Birmingham is expected to be open over the entire route by April 1.
1991-Jan. 18, Philip Hines has been recognized for outstanding community service by both the Chamber of Commerce and Clean City Association.
1950-Jan. 19, The Highway Cafe is now open. Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Puckett and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Puckett operate it.
1954-Jan. 19, Mrs. Estelle Hunter Smith will serve as administratrix of the estate of the late D. W. Mcneill, one of Hartselle's most prominent businessmen for many years, who died suddenly last week.

Eva

Community class reunion celebrates Morgan schools

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Hats off: Class of 2024 graduates from Hartselle High School

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City adjusts garbage routes for Memorial Day

Falkville

Larry Madison has been a pillar in Falkville for four decades

Hartselle

Hartselle trio nominated for two K-LOVE awards

Hartselle

Hartselle students chosen to attend Girls State

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Hartselle Kiwanis Club continues scholarly legacy with annual golf tournament

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Heartbreaking finish: Hartselle comes up a run short in state baseball finals

Decatur

Fallen Morgan County officers remembered, families honored  

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Hartselle drops Game 1 to Hillcrest, needs two wins for state title

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Despite title loss, Hartselle thankful for state experience 

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Hartselle baseball legend dies

Breaking News

Hartselle baseball legend William Booth dies at 79

At a Glance

ALDOT patching area of Thompson Road tomorrow, Thursday

At a Glance

Spring-time market day in Hartselle scheduled for May 18 

Hartselle

New Crestline Elementary School welcomes students

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Hartselle industry closing, affecting more than 150 jobs  

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Habitat for Humanity applications for homeownership available June 3 

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State seeking death penalty for Fort Payne woman accused of pushing victim off cliff

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Pilot of ultralight dies in Hartselle plane crash

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Northern lights visible from north Alabama

Hartselle

Hartselle students to attend Boys State

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High scorers: 42 Hartselle students a part of ACT 30 plus club

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Hartselle projects budget surplus based on midyear numbers 

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