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A look back

By Staff
Researched by Dr. Bill Stewart
Holiday-related events become even more frequent as Christmas gets nearer.
1941 -Dec. 9, Rachel Pattillo's 16 birthday party today had a holiday theme.
1954 -Dec. 9, It will be a stressful holiday season for Alabama's First Family. Governor Gordon Persons suffered a heart attack at about 7 a.m. and is in serious condition. Morgan County Treasurer Luther Roberts, a recent appointee of the governor, is helping local residents keep fully informed about Montgomery developments.
1942 -Dec. 10, A wonderful holiday movie will begin tomorrow at the Strand. It's "Holiday Inn," the highlight of which is Bing Crosby's rendition of "White Christmas."
1955 -Dec. 11, Mrs. Eva Bodley is working on the refreshments for the upcoming Salem Methodist Christmas party.
2003 -Dec. 11, The "Winter Wonderland" Hartselle Christmas Parade will be tonight at 7. The Jaycees will once again sponsor the event with special guest Santa Claus and grand marshal Stan White, former Auburn University quarterback.
1956 -Dec.12, The postmaster advises that out-of-town Christmas cards must be mailed immediately.
1953 -Dec. 13, Pfc. Roy P. Roberts of Camp Bliss, Tex., arrived Monday to spend a ten-day holiday furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Roy P. Roberts, Sr., and brother, Curly.
1956-Dec. 13, The holiday-themed Hartselle football banquet was held tonight in the basement of the First Methodist Church. Three players were selected for the highest honors-brothers Frankie and Brownie Dean and Karl Estes.
1953 -Dec. 14, All circles of the W.M.U. of the First Baptist Church gathered this afternoon at the home of Mrs. R. A. Payne for a Christmas program and party. The program was presented under the direction of Mrs. M. H. Broom.
2003 -Dec. 14, Hartselle's Christmas Tour of Homes was today from 2-4. Featured homes were located in Booth Meadows and Hickory Heights.
1953 -December 15, The Iris Garden Club Christmas party was held tonight at the home of Mrs. L. G. Martin with Mrs. Frank Rausa as co-hostess.

Hartselle

Police: Huntsville man has sex with 13-year-old Morgan girl

Hartselle

Hartselle Farmers Market to open Saturday

Hartselle

Cullman Regional to open first health park in Alabama

Morgan County

Habitat begins new build for county family

Hartselle

Hartselle to be fined $1,500 for landfill fire that burned for weeks

Danville

Danville teacher faces drug charge, on paid leave for second time in 6 years

Hartselle

State health officials ‘encouraged’ by improving COVID-19 numbers

Hartselle

Morgan schools to get two more SROs

Morgan County

Good boy: Morgan County K9 aids deputies in narcotics investigations, seizures

Hartselle

Hartselle robotics teams participate in statewide competition

Hartselle

Community gathers for seventh-annual egg drop

Hartselle

Alabama’s hospitals, nursing homes urge mask usage, issue reminders on visitation

Falkville

Multiple agencies respond for water rescue

Hartselle

Chamber board considers three for election

Hartselle

Hartselle youth wins big during Junior Beef Expo

Hartselle

Vote before April 12 in the Best of the Best contest

Falkville

Falkville plans town-wide yard sale

Hartselle

HACC annual meeting, awards gala slated for May 7 

News

Priceville incurs fines over sewer issues, including allegedly hiding E. coli levels

Hartselle

William Bradford Huie Library recognizes Women of Hartselle

Hartselle

Hartselle teenager earns solo wings through Redstone Civil Air Patrol

Hartselle

‘It’s a hard knock life’

Hartselle

Downtown Glow celebrates opening with ribbon cutting  

Hartselle

Main Street encourage Hartselle growth

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