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Hartselle recertifies as Community of Excellence

Special to the Enquirer   Mayor Randy Garrison was recognized Thursday for Hartselle’s ACE designation and recertification.   To be ... Read more | Add your comment

Qualifying ends for Aug. 25 municipal election

Nine names make ballot, seven run unopposed in Hartselle  Qualifying ended Tuesday for the Aug. 25 municipal election, and nine names will appear on the ballot, with ... Read more | Add your comment

Tennessee Riverkeeper to sue Hartselle Utilities over sewer overflows

On the heels of a lawsuit filed against Hartselle Utilities May 28 by the Alabama Department of Environmental ... Read more | Add your comment

Council tables event permit for Depot Days, annual event postponed

The Hartselle City Council tonight tabled a special event permit that would have allowed the 40th annual Depot ... Read more | Add your comment

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by Rebekah Martin.

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by Rebekah Martin.

Falkville

Authorities discover meth, marijuana in Falkville house

Special to the Enquirer   Agents with the Morgan County Sheriff’s Drug Enforcement Unit, attached to the ALEA Region F Drug Task Force, and the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office patrol division ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Hartselle High School

Hartselle Tigers Elite wins 8U USSSA National Championship

The Hartselle Tigers Elite, an 8U travel softball team, won the 2020 USSSA National Championship this past weekend in Gulf Shores.  The team went 6-1 during ... Read more | Add your comment

by Russell Frye.

Hartselle High School

Hartselle’s DJ Leathers signs with Bevill State

Hartselle’s DJ Leathers has signed to play college baseball at Bevill State Community College.   Leathers will be the second member of the Tigers baseball team to sign with Bevill ... Read more | Add your comment

by Russell Frye.

Faith

Is your faith ready to weather a storm?

By Todd Barrier   At the moment I am writing this article, there is a storm going on around me.   The thunder is rolling. The wind is blowing ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Morgan County

County producers have until Aug. 3 to submit FSA county committee nominations

Special to the Enquirer  The U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency reminds farmers and ranchers that they have until Aug. 3 to nominate eligible ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

A look back

The legislature and education

The Burleson family has supported education for a long time. One of this family’s most notable supporters was Rufus C. Burleson, who served as president of what is now Baylor University ... Read more | Add your comment

by Bill Stewart.

Eva

Police arrest Eva man on drug charges

Special to the Enquirer Agents with the Morgan County Sheriff’s Drug Enforcement Unit and Morgan County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Division executed a search warrant July ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Morgan County

MCSO identifies body found in river as Russellville man

By Michael Wetzel     The body of a man found on the banks of the Tennessee River near Somerville July 22 morning had a gunshot wound, and the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Hartselle

MPD names Officer of Quarter

Special to the Enquirer Officer Sean Persall was nominated and selected by his peers as the Officer of the Quarter because of his non-stop positive ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Columnists

We still have them

Who would’ve thought it?  Some of the places and things that helped describe Hartselle 59 years ago when my family moved to Hartselle haven’t changed. ... Read more | Add your comment

by Clif Knight.

Hartselle

Weekly prayer walks continue in downtown Hartselle

Every Tuesday night, believers in Jesus have begun to gather in Hartselle and walk downtown to pray for a revival in the community and country.   Susie ... Read more | Add your comment

by Rebekah Martin.

Lifestyles

Pets of the Week July 26 – 31

Meet Lynx! Lynx is a 4-6-week-old tortoiseshell kitten who has been at the shelter since July 21. She’s available for adoption at the Morgan County ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Breaking News

Hartselle man found shot to death in home

The death of a Hartselle man is now being investigated as a homicide after authorities executed a wellness check at a home on Dawson Street ... Read more | Add your comment

by Rebekah Martin.

Books of the Week

Books of the Week July 27 – 31

Title: “One Day in the Eucalyptus, Eucalyptus Tree”  Author: Daniel Bernstrom  Illustrator: Brendan Wenzel  Book level: 3.9  This is a fun book along the lines of “The Old ... Read more | Add your comment

by Michelle Blaylock.

Country News

Falkville library holds board meeting

The Falkville Public Library held its July meeting July 17.   During the meeting the new board member, Anna Henderson, was appointed acting secretary for the Falkville Library Board. Jane Hill ... Read more | Add your comment

by Martha Jackson.

Hartselle

Hartselle accepts bid for upgrade at airport

Hartselle City Council approved a bid of $381,707.50 from TCA Electrical Contractor Inc. for runway improvements at Hartselle-Morgan County Regional Airport at a regular council meeting July14.  ... Read more | Add your comment

by Clif Knight.

Columnists

My neighbor

By Phillip Hines    There is probably some prejudice in all of us. Certainly, there was some in the Bible. Even during the time of Jesus, racial tension ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Hartselle

Bessemer man faces weapons charges

Special to the Enquirer   July 14 Tywon Javon Wyatt, 18, of Bessemer was arrested for possessing a concealed weapon.   During the early hours of July 14, officers ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Brewer High School

AHSAA announces plan to start football on time

The AHSAA announced today that high school football season would start on time. The Central Board of Control approved a return-to-play plan at its meeting ... Read more | Add your comment

by Russell Frye.

A look back

A catastrophic weather event

March 21, 1932—This was the date of the greatest catastrophe ever to hit Alabama: 268 people lost their lives on that day, and close to 2,000 were ... Read more | Add your comment

by Bill Stewart.

Hartselle

Police arrest one on drug charges

Special to the Enquirer   July 14 Emily Angela McCullough, 23, was arrested for possession of a controlled substance, possession of paraphernalia and tampering with physical evidence.   The arrest was the result of a traffic stop. ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Hartselle

Summer Splash

Special to the Enquirer  The Hartselle campus of Daystar Church held its Summer Splash event June 15. The community event invited children of all ages to enjoy water activities ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Hartselle

HCS announces ‘Roadmap to Reopening’ with change in start date

“As much as we want to return to normal operations, even a newer normal, our fall semester will definitely look and feel different than anything any of us have ever experienced.”   Those were ... Read more | Add your comment

by Rebekah Martin.

Danville

Authorities nab Danville man

Special to the Enquirer Darrin Casey Westbrook Jr., 25, of Danville has been arrested for theft of property, third degree. Westbrook was identified as a ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Columnists

Splashing in the water

By Clif Knight  For the Enquirer     What a relief it is to live in a home that has a central cooling system when you live in ... Read more | Add your comment

by Clif Knight.

Couples

Patterson, Bargas to wed Aug. 1

The families of Timothy Dylan Bargas and Brieanna Michelle Patterson would like to announce their engagement. They plan to be married Aug. 1 at Gulf ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Lifestyles

Pets of the Week July 20 – 24

Meet Nemo! He’s a 1-2–year–old terrier mix who has been at the shelter since July 15. Nemo will need medical treatment for ear-related issues. He is at the Morgan County ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Books of the Week

Books of the Week July 20 – 24

Title: “The Three Ninja Pigs”  Author: Corey Rosen Schwartz  Illustrator: Dan Santat  AR Reading Level: 3.2    This is a fractured fairy tale of the Three Little Pigs.     In ... Read more | Add your comment

by Michelle Blaylock.