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Hartselle Enquirer

A look back

By Staff
Researched by Dr. Bill Stewart
January is generally a time of renewed business activity.
1922-Jan. 13, Mary Lawson and husband A. J. of Hartselle Route 1 did considerable business in Hartselle today.
1914-Jan. 14, Oscar Wells, president of the First National Bank of Birmingham, and one of the most prominent bankers in the south, addressed the stockholders of the Hartselle First National Bank today at the close of the annual meeting. A. E. Jackson was re-elected president of the bank, T. R. Ryan, vice-president; G. E. Patterson, cashier, and G. C. Graves, assistant cashier. The directors elected were P. W. Barclift, J. B. Orr, J. E. Freeman, and G. E. Patterson.
1947-Jan. 15, E. L. "Boonie" Drinkard was the "Who Am I" speaker at today's Rotary Club meeting.
1949-Jan. 15, Stewart Brothers Motor Company will celebrate the occupancy of its new home on North Bee Line highway by holding open house a week from today.
1921-Jan. 16, A permit from the government to drill for oil in Morgan County has been received, persons interested in the local development announced today.
1950-Jan. 16, Floyd F. Anderson, manager of Joe Wheeler Electric Coop, will succeed Guy D. Roberts as president of the Hartselle Chamber of Commerce later this month.
1886-Jan. 17, Travel on the railroads seems to be increasing, judging from the heavily loaded coaches that pass through Hartselle on the L. &N.
1929-Jan. 17, The Bee Line highway between Hartselle and Birmingham is expected to be open over the entire route by April 1.
1991-Jan. 18, Philip Hines has been recognized for outstanding community service by both the Chamber of Commerce and Clean City Association.
1950-Jan. 19, The Highway Cafe is now open. Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Puckett and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Puckett operate it.
1954-Jan. 19, Mrs. Estelle Hunter Smith will serve as administratrix of the estate of the late D. W. Mcneill, one of Hartselle's most prominent businessmen for many years, who died suddenly last week.

Hartselle

College Street Players to present Disney’s Beauty and the Beast  

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Hartselle man charged with abuse of 5-year-old

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Congrats, grads!  

At a Glance

Lunch and Learn scheduled for June 5, July 10

At a Glance

City adjusts garbage routes for holiday

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East Morgan tag office closed this week 

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A century of learning: Three educators retire from Crestline Elementary 

Decatur

Police: Lead used to poison chiropractor’s wife may have come from his Decatur office

Danville

Lady Hawks advance to state tournament

Hartselle

Hartselle trio nominated for K-Love’s artist, group and song of the year 

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SAR honors Hartselle educator 

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Miracle moments: Softball league allows individuals with special needs to play sports 

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Hartselle alum selected as Crimsonette captain

News

Secret Service, US Marshalls aid in arrest of Hartselle man 

News

Morgan County students promote Mental Health Fest

Hartselle

Home runs, family fun

News

Hartselle students present Good Character expo 

Hartselle

Local students inducted into Phi Kappa Phi  

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Sheriff’s Office to participate in Torch Run for Special Olympics May 17 

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Hartselle planning $13 million in new buildings, park master plan 

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Hartselle alum selected as Crimsonette captain 

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A Tiger tradition: Graduating seniors participate in Tiger Walk

Hartselle

Chamber holds awards gala, community awards

Decatur

License plate reader leads to rescue of alleged kidnapping victim in Hartselle 

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