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Hartselle Enquirer

News briefs

By Staff
Benefit fund established
A benefit fund has been established through First American Bank for a Hartselle resident and teacher. Kristie Durand, 34, is an eighth grade English teacher at Hartselle Junior High School who suffered a stroke Feb. 24 in her classroom and was later admitted to Decatur General Hospital. Doctors found a myxoma heart tumor, a rare condition that most likely caused the stroke, and scheduled open-heart surgery for this week at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn. She is the wife of Jon Durand and the mother of Briley and Dillon. Donations to the Kristie Durand Benefit Fund can be made at any First American Bank location.
Governor to speak at event
Governor Bob Riley will be guest speaker at a barbecue luncheon sponsored by the Riley for Reelection Campaign in Morgan County at Sparkman Civic Center Auditorium Thursday, March 9, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Tickets for the luncheon are $12 each and the public is invited. Tickets may be ordered in advance by contacting Bill Wood at 751-0888 or Tom McCutcheon at 773-7661.
Massey body identified as missing man
The body of an adult male found in a ravine near Massey about 3 p.m. Sunday afternoon has been identified as that of Keith Sullins, a 41-year-old Vinemont resident who was reported missing to Cullman County authorities on Feb. 16.
Passersby discovered Sullins' body while traveling on Parker Gap Road, which intersects with Highway 157 at the foot of Battleground Mountain.
Morgan County Coroner Russ Beard sent the body to the State Department of Forensic Sciences to determine the cause of death.
Sullins' death is under investigation as a homicide, according to Morgan County Chief Deputy Mike Corley.
Public invited to view textbooks
Textbooks for science are being considered for recommendation to the Morgan County Board of Education for adoption to use in the school district. Books will be available for public review at the Morgan County Board of Education in Decatur March 1-7, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., and at each of the schools March 1-7, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Citizens of Morgan County are invited to review the books.

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Gallery: Hartselle Drama presents Shrek the Musical

At a Glance

Let the games begin: Parks and Rec to hold Community Games this summer  

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OWO registration opens April 3

Editor's picks

HOSA students win big at state level  

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Hartselle corn grower named state winner of national yield contest  

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‘Message of acceptance’: Hartselle High brings Shrek, his friends and tormentors to stage

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HACC slates annual meeting for April 28

Breaking News

Hartselle woman charged with capital murder in stabbing death of 8-year-old son

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UPDATE: 8-year-old boy killed, man injured in Hartselle stabbing

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Hartselle stabbing leaves one dead, one injured

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Historical society to present ‘Lost Treasures’ event  

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Hartselle Historical Society receives grant for video campaign 

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Double-homicide defendant ‘heard voices in his head’ 

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Riding for a reason: Hartselle man takes 611-mile journey to raise awareness of friend’s kidney disease  

Morgan County

Veteran journalist new Morgan communications director 

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Hartselle man sentenced to 10 years behind bars after killing dog  

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All in a name: Group wants to rename Hartselle street for local war hero instead of disgraced French official

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Small town, big pride: Priceville supports Bulldogs through record-breaking year

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Raising queen bees becomes business for Hartselle father-daughter duo

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Area schools participate in Read Across America

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Escaped rape suspect back in jail

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Hartselle man arrested on sex charges 

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HPD adds two, promotes officer  

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