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Book signing slated for Nov. 17 at Jesse Owens Museum  

By Martha Jackson

The public is welcome to attend Dr. Wayne Flynt’s book signing Nov. 17 at 11 a.m. at the Jesse Owens Museum,  located at 7019 County Road 203 in Danville. Flynt is Professor Emeritus in the Department of History at Auburn University.  His research focuses on Southern Culture and Religion, Alabama politics, education reform and poverty. He was the first editor-in-chief of the online  Encyclopedia of Alabama. Flynt has written 14 books, two of which were nominated for Pulitzer prizes . Flynt was a longtime friend of Harper Lee, the author of To Kill a Mockingbird and he gave the eulogy at her funeral. Everyone is invited to come out and meet Dr. Flynt at the Jesse Owens Museum.  

Danville High School news Congratulations go out this week to the Danville High School October students of the month and teacher of the month. The teacher of the month is Tim Hodson and the students of the month are freshman Ty Bailey, sophomore Maddie Sherrill, junior Emily Lacy and senior Lillie Kate Eddy.  

Morgan County Alabama 4-H News  

The Morgan County Alabama 4-H had their Chick Chain Show and Auction and according to Karen Melson, all of the participants did a great job.  

The participants and awards were announced as follows: (Emma Pflueger, 5th in showmanship, 1st in Breed class-Americana, Blue Ribbon Record Book, Kynslie Padilla, 1st in Breed Class, Black Star, 3rd in Showmanship, Blue Ribbon Book, Aubrey Mosteller, Blue Record Book, 4th in Showmanship, 2nd in Breed Class, Black Star, Taryn Miller, Reserve Grand Champion in Breed Class, Welsummer, 1st in Breed Class, Red Ribbon Record Book, Dixie Anne Ward, 2nd in Breed Class, Welsummer, Blue Ribbon Record Book and Colt Gullion, 3rd in Breed Class, Welsummer, Red Ribbon Record Book)   

12 Jars of Christmas announced  

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System Morgan County Extension Office will be holding a class on how to make jams, cappuccino and more Nov. 14 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. There will be a $5 class fee which can be paid at the door.  For more information, please call 256-773-2549 . Everyone is invited to join the Morgan County Extension Office to celebrate the holiday season with the 12 Jars of Christmas .  

Morgan County Sheriff’s Posse news  

The Morgan County Sheriff’s Posse will be holding fund raiser Turkey Shoots the following dates: Nov. 12, Nov. 19, Dec. 3 and Dec. 10. The location will be 1801 Vest Rd. in Hartselle. All of the proceeds go to charitable work done by the Morgan County Sheriff’s Posse in the  community.   

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Christmas in the Park enjoyed in Falkville despite rain

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Somerville woman arrested after threat made in Priceville

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Officials: Escaped Morgan inmate apparently caused his own death

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Majority leader Stadthagen sees strength in election of 26 republican legislators

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Lacey’s Spring community fighting proposed rock quarry

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Hartselle students participate in character expo

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Authorities: Gifts in unlocked cars a tempting target so take preventive measures

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Three arrested for theft of vehicle in Hartselle

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Annual Christmas parade to be held Thursday  

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Some concerned over new Hartselle superintendent hire  

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Town of Falkville to hold Christmas in the Park Sunday

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Hartselle Holiday Market returns Saturday

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Old Hartselle post office to become event center, new home for chamber  

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‘Have a Hart’ information session to be held Dec. 2

Morgan County

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Alabama DHR accepting applications for next round of child care bonuses 

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Spirit of Thanksgiving: Volunteers deliver 266 food bags on holiday for Meals on Wheels  

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Morgan County Sheriff’s Office to let citizens behind the scenes with academy  

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Winter window wonderland  

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Council to interview candidates for Parks and Rec director job  

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Live nativity scene returns to First Christian Dec. 7-10

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Local church prepares 400 Thanksgiving meals

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HIS students help clean up effort at Mt. Tabor Cemetery 

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