Dear editor, Doing business in downtown Hartselle has a couple of difficulties that business owners have to overcome. There is little to no room to ... Read more
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
16 hours ago by Clif Knight.
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
6 days ago by Staff Reports.
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
7 days ago by Bill Stewart.
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
1 week ago by Clif Knight.
By Phillip Hines As a minister, I conduct many funerals. It seems that as I get older, this happens even more frequently. During the past two months of this pandemic, I have been involved in five ... Read more
2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.
The possibility of contracting smallpox once struck fear in the hearts of local residents. The disease took an estimated 300 million lives in the 20th century, continuing ... Read more
2 weeks ago by Bill Stewart.
My medical history took a turn for the worst in April when I learned from a vascular surgeon that I needed surgery to repair an ... Read more
2 weeks ago by Clif Knight.
By Todd Barrier During the lockdown/quarantine, there has been plenty to do. One phenomenon has been the Netflix documentary “The Tiger King.” The show has been viewed more ... Read more
3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.
The coronavirus pandemic is playing a dirty trick on sports fans. No sooner had the virus appeared in the state than Gov. Kay Ivey shut down the state’s ... Read more
3 weeks ago by Clif Knight.
Sept. 1, 1941—A son, Scotty, has been born to Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Eugene Maples here in Hartselle. Mrs. Maples is the former Mary Lou Ferguson. Sept. 16,1958—MCHS student Scotty ... Read more