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A helping hand

Senior Companions make friendships, a difference in community  A simple game of cards can extend into something much ... Read more | Add your comment

Building confidence

Hartselle students construct ramp for elderly couple   James Lacy has a bad knee that makes climbing the stairs outside his home on Rock ... Read more | Add your comment

Work-based learning

Hartselle students pitch their products to experts  By Deangelo McDaniel   For the Enquirer   Six teams of Hartselle High students in ... Read more | Add your comment

Hartselle man honors soldiers killed in 1970 helicopter crash

By Deangelo McDaniel   For the Enquirer  Jimmie Knop doesn’t know the names of the 41 service members who died when ... Read more | Add your comment

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Country News

Falkville High School FFA land judging team wins competition

Congratulations to the Falkville High School Land Judging Team for winning the Sand Mountain Land Invitational for the 3rd year in a row with team ... Read more | Add your comment

by Martha Lyell.

Morgan County

MCSO makes trafficking arrests

Special to the Enquirer Agents with the Morgan County Sheriff’s Drug Task Force, ALEA Region F Drug Task Force and officers with the Decatur Police ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Columnists

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 | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Hartselle

Hartselle Council looks at LED lighting proposal

The Hartselle City Council is considering a conversion to LED lighting to save an estimated $36,000 annually on energy costs. Consultants with Southern Lighting Source ... Read more | Add your comment

by Clif Knight.

Morgan County

Fly Me to the Moon

Special to the Enquirer The Decatur Civic Chorus, directed by Hartselle’s Wanda Thompson, presents its fall concert, Fly Me to the Moon, Nov. 14 at ... Read more | Add your comment

by Lauren Jackson.

Morgan County

County to buy scanner to eliminate jail contraband

By Michael Wetzel   For the Enquirer  Morgan County will spend $181,000 on two scanners and a metal detector that weren’t included in its fiscal 2020 ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Columnists

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 | Add your comment

by Clif Knight.

Priceville High School

Priceville’s dream season ends in second round of playoffs

The dream season for the Priceville Bulldogs came to an end Friday night, as the Bulldogs fell to No. 4 Northside 41-14 in the second round of the 4A state playoffs.  Both ... Read more | Add your comment

by Russell Frye.

Falkville High School

Falkville’s Keith Wilemon makes Alabama High School Sports Hall of Fame

Falkville’s Keith Wilemon has been selected for induction into the 30th class of the Alabama High School Sports Hall of Fame.  Wilemon came to Falkville ... Read more | Add your comment

by Russell Frye.

Brewer High School

Hartselle opens season with victory of Brewer Patriots

The Hartselle Tigers boy basketball team opened the season with a 73-49 victory over the visiting Brewer Patriots Nov. 12.  The Tigers were led by junior ... Read more | Add your comment

by Russell Frye.

Falkville High School

Falkville falls in second-round rematch with Pickens County

The Blue Devils came into Friday night’s second-round matchup against Pickens County looking to get revenge for last season’s 34-15 loss to the Tornadoes.  Pickens County got on ... Read more | Add your comment

by Russell Frye.

A look back

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 | Add your comment

by Bill Stewart.

Hartselle High School

Hartselle athletes sign college scholarships

Four Hartselle athletes signed college scholarships last week to continue their playing careers.  Baseball  Addison Parker, pitcher, signed with the University of Tennessee-Martin and coach ... Read more | Add your comment

by Russell Frye.

Hartselle High School

Hartselle sweeps Priceville in ‘Battle of Bethel Road’

Hartselle basketball swept their rivals from the north side of Bethel Road on Thursday night. Boys Hartselle 91, Priceville 47: Hartselle sharp-shooter Brody Peebles, who scored ... Read more | Add your comment

by Russell Frye.

Hartselle

Coming together

Patrice Donnelly (seated center) Alabama DAR State Vice Regent joins members of the Stephens 3056 DAR chapter who met Nov. 9 for their annual combined meeting with other local chapters for their National Defense Luncheon. Lt. Colonel Donna Underwood, ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Columnists

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 | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Hartselle High School

Hartselle High softball senior signs for college

Chaney Dutton, a 2020 Hartselle High softball senior signed a scholarship with Martin Methodist in a ceremony Nov. 6.“Today was a surreal experience. I have ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Brewer High School

Brewer and Danville Basketball Opens the Season

Basketball season kicked off last week as Brewer and Danville opened their seasons last week.  Thursday Night  Girls  Cullman 65, Brewer 62 OT: Four players scored ... Read more | Add your comment

by Russell Frye.

Priceville High School

Priceville wins first play-off game in school history

History was made at Priceville Friday night as the Bulldogs won their first-ever play–off game by defeating Rogers 44-23.  “I really can’t put into words what this ... Read more | Add your comment

by Russell Frye.

Falkville High School

Falkville goes on road, dismantles Waterloo 47-19

Falkville used a dominating ground game and a suffocating defense to upset Waterloo in the first round of the Class 1A state playoffs.  Christian Angulo ... Read more | Add your comment

by Russell Frye.

Hartselle High School

Hartselle falls to Fort Payne 24-17 to end their season

Hartselle’s season came to an end Friday night with a 24-17 loss to Fort Payne in the first round of the Class 6A state playoffs.  Fort Payne ... Read more | Add your comment

by Russell Frye.

A look back

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 | Add your comment

by Bill Stewart.

Hartselle

Viral veteran

Morgan County deputies aid veteran through social media post reaching national audience   Last week, a Facebook post made by the Morgan County Sherriff’s Office told the story of a veteran who ... Read more | Add your comment

by Rebekah Martin.

Lifestyles

Cosmopolitan Cornbread: Kielbasa Stew

By Constance Smith This thick, rich soup is one I have been making for my family for more than 20 years. It is a hearty soup, but it is ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Lifestyles

Books of the Week Nov. 11-16

Title: “The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek”  Author: Kim Michele Richardson    This interesting fictional book is not only about the Pack Horse Library Project of ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Lifestyles

Pets of the Week Nov. 11-16

Casper is a friendly and playful domestic shorthair. He’s been at the shelter since Oct. 16, and his adoption fee is $80. He will eat ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Couples

Hampton, Ord wed June 22

Special to the Enquirer Amanda Joan Hampton of Hartselle and Colton Jay Ord were married June 22, 2019, at West Hartselle Baptist Church, Hartselle.  Dr. Steve ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Country News

Shady Grove Church hosts baby shower for Sav-a-Life Pregnancy Resource Center

The members of Shady Grove Baptist Church will host a front pew baby shower for Sav-A-Life Pregnancy Resource Center Dec. 1. Some of the items ... Read more | Add your comment

by Martha Lyell.