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Healthcare heroes: Local man empowers next generation of medical field workers

For Mark Reynolds, a healthcare career that has spanned almost two decades began with two things: a love ... Read more | Add your comment

State sues Hartselle Utilities over millions of gallons of sewer overflows

The state sued Hartselle Utilities last week for 137 sanitary sewer overflows dating back to 2015, including 6.7 ... Read more | Add your comment

By the tracks

How the railroad helped shape Hartselle By Jennifer L. Williams For the Enquirer Editor’s note: This article is ... Read more | Add your comment

Hartselle Aquatic Center reopens June 18

Special to the Enquirer  Summer fun is on hold no longer – at least for one Hartselle institution.  ... Read more | Add your comment

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Hartselle High School

Hartselle announces new football, basketball coaching staff members

Hartselle High School has added new members to the football and basketball coaching staffs for the upcoming school year.  Joining the football staff will be ... Read more | Add your comment

by Russell Frye.

News

Domestic violence call leads to drug arrest

Special to the Enquirer   After the Somerville Police Department received a domestic disturbance call from the 200 block of High Street, police arrest one man on two possession charges.  The Somerville police chief requested ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Country News

Danville High School class of 2020 graduates

Congratulations to the Danville High School class of 2020, “with God’s blessings.” Danville High School Principal Marty Chambers welcomed everyone to the graduation program May ... Read more | Add your comment

by Martha Jackson.

Faith

Luke: A painter with words

By Todd Barrier  I don’t know about you, but when I study the gospels, Luke sometimes gets the short end of the stick. I seem to ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Hartselle

MCSO arrests one for threats to sheriff

Special to the Enquirer   A Decatur man is under arrest after he allegedly made threatening phone calls to Morgan County Sheriff Ron Puckett.   In mid-May, the Morgan County Sheriff’s ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

A look back

A Look Back at education before the pandemic

The 2019-2020 school year in Hartselle has been unlike any other.   The closest comparison would be the Great Depression, when the virtual economic shutdown required schools ... Read more | Add your comment

by Bill Stewart.

News

Police nab Somerville woman on drug charges

Special to the Enquirer   May 26 Morgan County patrol deputies conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle on Highway 36 in the Cotaco area for displaying a switched tag – a stop ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Hartselle

That Nutrition Place celebrates opening with ribbon cutting

Enquirer photo/Rachel Howard  The Hartselle Area Chamber of Commerce hosts a ribbon cutting for That Nutrition Place, located at 1307 Highway 31 May 29.   Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Columnists

Long trips on dusty roads

Long stretches of two-lane highway capped with a three-inch layer of asphalt or tar-on-gravel surface were an exception to the rule when I was a ... Read more | Add your comment

by Clif Knight.

Hartselle

Business, patio homes to occupy rezoned lot

The Hartselle City Council approved the rezoning of a vacant portion of a property on Lane Road from R-1 to a mixture of R-5, which is patio ... Read more | Add your comment

by Clif Knight.

Hartselle High School

Hartselle football to host “The Tiger Ribeye Throwdown” this weekend

The Hartselle Tigers football team will host the “Hartselle Tiger Ribeye Throwdown” on Friday, June 5th and Saturday, June 6th. The event will take place ... Read more | Add your comment

by Russell Frye.

Lifestyles

Pet of the Week June 1 – 5

Meet Saban. He is a border collie/Dalmatian mix. He is 6 months old, neutered, housebroken and loves other dogs and children. His adoption fee is $20. For more information, visit ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Morgan County

Joe Wheeler EMC begins disconnection on past-due accounts

Special to the Enquirer   Joe Wheeler EMC has announced a change to the disconnection policy put in place during the COVID-19 pandemic shutdowns. Beginning June 1, ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Hartselle

Where heroes lie buried

Morgan County couple honors servicemen killed in Vietnam  By Catherine Godbey  For the Enquirer    Over the past six months, Don and Heather Collins have spent dozens ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Books of the Week

WBH announces new audiobook titles

By Patricia Poe  For the Enquirer    The William Bradford Huie Library of Hartselle has slowly been purchasing new audiobooks. Here is a list of some of the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Books of the Week

Books of the Week June 1 – 5

Title: “The Astronaut with a Song for the Stars: The Story of Dr. Ellen Ochod”  Author: Julia Finley Mosca  Illustrator: Daniel Rieley  Interest level: First through third grade  This book is ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Country News

Family, friends treat Morgan County woman to birthday parade

Dana Henslee organized a surprise 85th birthday parade for her mother, Shirley Blevins Pope.   May 26, family and friends – including retired coworkers from Prestolite – lined up at Battle Ground ... Read more | Add your comment

by Martha Jackson.

Brewer High School

Graduation surprise

Special to the Enquirer/Toni Couey   Graduates and families are treated to a special graduation surprise at Brewer High School after a brief shower threatened to ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Faith

‘It just hasn’t been the same’

By Todd Barrier  Finally! We are, albeit very differently than before, able to worship together again.   It’s been two months since we were all able to be ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Hartselle

Sonoco signs, celebrates seven graduates of Tiger Launch

Special to the Enquirer  Sonoco Reels & Plugs has marked another milestone in its quest to enhance manufacturing workforce development by employing and training students ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Hartselle High School

Senior Spotlight: Hartselle’s Andrew Rittman

Andrew Rittman is a senior pitcher for the Hartselle Tigers. He said he grew up wanting to play for the Tigers after he saw them win the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Russell Frye.

A look back

A look back at family size

U. S. births continued to fall in 2019, the number of newborn babies amounting to the lowest number in a year since 1984. Instead of a “baby ... Read more | Add your comment

by Bill Stewart.

Hartselle

Hartselle man gets domestic violence charges

Special to the Enquirer   A Hartselle man came under arrest last week after Morgan County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a 911 call.   May 21, MCSO deputies ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Hartselle

Sheriff’s office debuts mobile app

From submitting a tip to authorities, to connecting to social media platforms, and everything in between, residents of Morgan County now have an easy way to access ... Read more | Add your comment

by Rebekah Martin.

Columnists

Hartselle proud, Hartselle strong

During this unprecedented time, I have seen the folks in our hometown really shine.  I have been so proud of our citizens, city employees and businesses ... Read more | Add your comment

by Clif Knight.

Hartselle

Run one, run all

Prayers for Kayleigh Foundation 5K goes virtual  By Kaliga Rice  For the Enquirer  The fourth annual Prayers for Kayleigh Foundation 5K and Fun Run is going virtual.   The ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Breaking News

Shooting suspect, victims identified

 By Bruce McLellan Carson Ray Peters Authorities have identified the suspect and three people killed in a Sunday night domestic-related shooting in the Danville area ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Hartselle

Singing of the ‘Unsung Heroes’

Author honors service members killed in Vietnam Weaving the stories of 23 Morgan County service members killed in the Vietnam War with the overarching story ... Read more | Add your comment

by Lauren Jackson.

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