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A Christmas tree story

Some of the chores my younger brothers and I had to do when we were growing up on the farm were boring and unpleasant, to say the least.   ... Read more

7 days ago by Clif Knight.

A Look Back to Thanksgiving

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving.   For many, it will be a time of total enjoyment. For others, joy will be mixed with sorrow over the loss of loved ones.   ... Read more

7 days ago by Bill Stewart.

Give thanks

By Randy Garrison  For the Enquirer   “Give thanks with a grateful heart Give thanks unto the Holy One Give thanks because He’s given Jesus Christ, His ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Time Sweet Time

By Phillip Hines Imagine being notified you had won a contest, and for the rest of your life, you would receive $86,400 every 24 hours!    You could use the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

The Christmas rush

The rush to buy gifts for Christmas isn’t something new. I remember my parents set aside the last Saturday before the holiday to go Christmas ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Clif Knight.

A Look Back at Falkville

Hartselle’s neighbor to the south, Falkville, was incorporated at roughly the same time as Hartselle, the 1870s. One man, Decatur merchant Louis M. Falk, named the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Bill Stewart.

Blessed day

The other afternoon, I was visiting the hospital. I got on the elevator with a stranger.  The door opened on my selected floor. As I ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

A Look Back at Morgan County’s first Alabama governor

Many older Enquirer readers will remember the last governor of Alabama to come from Morgan County. He was Albert Preston Brewer, who succeeded to the governorship when the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Bill Stewart.

Our love affair with TV

A battery-operated table model Zenith radio ushered in a new era of entertainment for our farm family in 1938, but it paled in comparison to the ... Read more

1 month ago by Clif Knight.

A Look Back at poorhouses

Many years ago, before the advent of pensions and various assistance  programs, impoverished men and women who had no relatives who could furnish them with the ... Read more

1 month ago by Bill Stewart.

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