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With plow lines in hand

Hardly a day passes when I’m working in my garden that I’m not reminded of the long, sweat-drenched days I spent in the fields plowing ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Clif Knight.

“Gen” Burleson as legislator

One frequently hears political candidates today say, “I’m not a politician.” “Gen” Burleson’s principal occupation was that of educator; however, he was a quick study and ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Bill Stewart.

Hold on while the train passes

By Randy Garrison Many times each week when I am on the phone, I have to tell whoever I am speaking with to “hold on while the train ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Hope is an awesome thing

By Todd Barrier “From Parade magazine comes the story of self-made millionaire Eugene Land, who greatly changed the lives of a sixth-grade class in East ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Old-timey July 4

The Fourth of July observance is not what it used to be. If it wasn’t for the sound of fireworks going off or social distancing practices from ... Read more

1 month ago by Clif Knight.

A continuing look back at F. E. Burleson

March 22, 1926—Four days before Forrest Burleson’s election to the Alabama Legislature, Congress passed a law authorizing the Alabama Highway Department to construct a bridge ... Read more

1 month ago by Bill Stewart.

More updates come to downtown

By Randy Garrison The City of Hartselle continues with efforts to improve and update the downtown area.   The entrance from both directions, east and west, is very important to visitors to our ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

A Poor Joke

By Phillip Hines  Country comedian Jerry Clower told this story of a lady he once knew in Amite County, Mississippi.   She lived near a construction site, and workers were ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

A late night surprise

There was never a dull moment in the lives of my siblings and some of our friends when we were growing up as early teens ... Read more

1 month ago by Clif Knight.

A continuing look back at F.E. Burleson

June 18, 1894—An educational meeting will be held in Morgan County at Burleson’s School House July 23. The object of the meetings is to discuss the Hundley ... Read more

1 month ago by Bill Stewart.

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