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Hartselle Enquirer

A look back

By Staff
Researched by Dr. Bill Stewart
The work of our law enforcement authorities is extremely varied.
1891 -April 22, John Dean, the famous Winston County counterfeiter, has been arrested by Deputy Marshal John Lanier and lodged in the jail at Huntsville to await the action of the grand jury of the next term of court. Nine counterfeit dollars and plaster molds were captured.
1916 -April 23, Sheriff Rollo and Deputy Harris have been on the trail of a man who had beat his board and livery bill in Cullman for the last three months. W. C. Rainey, the man who was arrested on a charge of false pretenses, journeyed to Vinemont to board the northbound train number two for Athens, going through Hartselle, and was there waiting for the train when Deputy Harris took him into custody.
1948 -April 24, Noah Webster will resign soon as a city policeman. He will instead be employed by the Wolverine company in Decatur at a higher salary than Hartselle pays its law enforcers.
1942 -April 25, "Sierra Sue" with Gene Autry is now showing at the Strand. He is definitely the Hartselle kids' favorite pursuer of the bad guys.
1909 -April 26, A special grand jury was sworn in today by Judge D. W. Speake. Judge Speake's charge to the grand jury was a strong one and touched on all violations of Alabama criminal laws. He charged the grand jury especially on the alleged violations of the prohibition laws in Morgan County, saying that it was time such violations cease if they do exist.
1926 -April 27, Attorney General Harwell G. Davis has started an investigation into the use of "malt extracts," the advertisement and sale of which has begun in Alabama. These malt products are being used principally as a subterfuge to evade the prohibition law in the manufacture of home brew.
1922 -April 28, Authorities are seeking the identity of persons who fired a bullet through the windshield of an automobile driven on the Bee Line Highway by Charles B. Calloway several days ago. Mr. Calloway did not hear the shot, but the bullet struck the windshield, tearing a big hole.

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HIS students help clean up effort at Mt. Tabor Cemetery 

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Lovely landscape

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Morgan buys SUVs to transport seniors, deliver meals

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

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Morgan teen exhibits grand champion at Alabama National Fair

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Murder-for-hire defendant seeks bond

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Stadthagen supports

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Second grade students in Hartselle honor heroes

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Alabama DHR accepting applications for next round of child care bonuses 

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Vinemont man killed in single-vehicle crash

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Littlest Christmas Tree Farm opens Friday

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Marching on: Pride of Priceville has ‘stellar’ season  

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Hartselle scores A on state report card, down two points from 2018

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Hartselle man sentenced to 179 years in prison for sex crimes  

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

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Cotaco students celebrate Thanksgiving with school-wide parade

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Divided Hartselle school board picks Clayton for next superintendent 

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Historical Society plans 2023 lunch, learn series

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Santa’s Workshop Vintage Market returns this weekend

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Superintendent finalists interviewed for vacant position  

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Hartselle Junior High honors veterans at annual program

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Christmas in the Park returns Dec. 3

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Cotaco service center opens for county business  

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