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The Falkville High School Class will be celebrating our 40th Reunion Saturday, September 29th at The Freight House Resturant in Hartselle.

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Corinth West Methodist holds revival March 18-20 - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

By Martha Jackson The members of Corinth West Methodist Church will host their revival March 18-20 at 7 p.m. The evangelist for the revival will be the Rev.



Falkville cross country team goes distance for boy battling cancer  WAFF

Falkville High School's cross country team ran for something other than accolades Friday.



Man known as the “Piggyback Bandit” charged with harassment of Falkville student  KPLR 11 St. Louis

MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. -- A man from Washington State is at the Morgan County Jail after an alleged string of bizarre behavior across the country led him to ...



Red Cross need "Type O" blood, offering special Game of Thrones gifts  rocketcitynow.com

Red Cross is partnering with HBO to give Game of Thrones fans special gifts if they donate before March 17.



‘Piggyback Bandit’ visit to Falkville leads to change in school pep rallies  WHNT News 19

FALKVILLE, Ala. - Morgan County Schools are changing the open nature of its pep rallies after a Washington state man was arrested for jumping on a football ...



FALKVILLE 48, PRICEVILLE 28: No punts in win for Falkville  The Decatur Daily

FALKVILLE — Class 1A Falkville remained unbeaten, fueled by an offense that scored touchdowns every time it stepped on the field against visiting Class 4A ...



FALKVILLE 70, COOSA CHRISTIAN 27: Dove's big night leads Blue Devils to win  The Decatur Daily

FALKVILLE — Falkville quarterback Aaron Dove passed for 493 yards, eight touchdowns and two interceptions in a 70-27 win over Coosa Christian on Friday ...



'Piggyback Bandit' arrested for harassment in Alabama  USA TODAY High School Sports

Sherwin Shayegan, known as the "Piggyback bandit," has been banned from five states for jumping onto the back of high school athletes.



Muscadine Bloodline To Headlines Falkville Fall Festival  Cullman Today

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Apparent tornado in Falkville caught on camera  whnt.com

https://www.facebook.com/whntnews19/videos/10155479064521045/ FALKVILLE, Ala. - We tracked a tornado-warned storm that went right through Falkville on ...



'Piggyback Bandit' accused of jumping on teenagers' back arrested  The Independent

A man dubbed the “Piggyback Bandit” has been arrested after he allegedly jumped on the back of a high school footballer. Sherwin Shayegan, 35, mounted the ...



Former Falkville High School teacher’s aide accused of having sex with student  whnt.com

HARTSELLE, Ala. - Police say a Huntsville man is accused of having sex with a 17-year-old student at Falkville High School. David Thomas Solomon, 25, was ...



Morgan Co. Schools officials react to Ten Commandments Amendment  WAAY

On November 6th, you'll decide at the polls whether or not you want the Ten Commandments to be displayed on government properties and at public schools.



48 Fever  WAFF

Bob Godsey, the highest-winning coach in Hartselle High School history, will become the head coach at Madison Academy. By ...



“Piggyback Bandit” suspect to be extradited to New Jersey following court hearing  WHNT News 19

FALKVILLE, Ala. -- The Falkville Police Department said no further charges will be added to 35-year-old Sherwin Shayegan. Police charged Shayegan with ...



Dennis Morris named Falkville High School principal - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

The Morgan County Board of Education welcomed new members, congratulated those moving into other roles within the county and gave their warmest to ...



Morgan County rabies vaccination event to be held Saturday - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

By Rebekah Martin Hartselle Enquirer Local veterinarians will do their part to combat rabies in Morgan County this Saturday. Dr. Steven Osborne of Osborne ...



Falkville teacher's aide and victim had Facebook contact before sex  AL.com

An affidavit alleges that David Thomas Solomon, 25, and the 17-year-old victim had been communicating on Facebook for several weeks before the sex took ...



Cullman County teen killed in crash  WAAY

A 16-year-old from Cullman County died in an early morning crash Tuesday outside Vinemont, Alabama State Troopers reported.



UPDATE: Second detour on I65 in the works, interstate still closed - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

Public Information Officer for the Alabama Department of Transportation Seth Burkett issued an update on the closure of I65 this morning. Burkett said the bridge ...



Know your ballot: statewide amendments to be decided Nov. 6 - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

By Spencer Good For the Enquirer Alabama voters will head to the polls Nov. 6 to decide on a number of statewide amendments as well as elect local leaders.



Appeals court reverses ruling that calls Alabama teacher-student sex ban unconstitutional  WHNT News 19

DECATUR, Ala. -- Two criminal cases have been sent back to Morgan County Circuit Court. An appeals court reversed a judge's decision that found Alabama's ...



Falkville High School graduation 2014 - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

Falkville High School's graduation ceremony was held Thurs. May 29 at 7 p.m. in the gymnasium.



Falkville's Ryan Sullivan overcame huge obstacles to be a winner  The Decatur Daily

FALKVILLE — Graduation tonight at Falkville High School will be an emotional experience for a lot of people.



Prep softball: Preview of area teams | High School  The Decatur Daily

Austin. Coach: Brian Wakefield. Preview: The Black Bears lost a lot of experience from last year's team that went 34-16 and advanced to the regional. There is ...



REELTOWN 33, FALKVILLE 13: Blue Devils can't escape early hole  The Decatur Daily

FALKVILLE — Falkville fell behind early and never overcame the deficit as the Blue Devils lost to Reeltown 33-13 Friday in the first round of the Class 2A state ...



2018 Tennessee Valley high school graduation ceremony dates and times  WHNT News 19

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- WHNT has compiled a list of most Tennessee Valley high school's graduation ceremony with their date and time. They are listed ...



11 tornadoes confirmed across the Tennessee Valley  WAFF

After surveying the damage the National Weather *Service* in Huntsville has confirmed that there were 11 tornadoes from Monday's storms.



These 15 public high schools are the best for athletes in Alabama  AL.com

Who has game? lgore@al.com. What Alabama schools are the best for athletes? Niche, a website that grades high schools on everything from academics to ...



Morgan County: Wi-Fi addition could push more students to career technical education  The Decatur Daily

Morgan County Schools is expanding its technology footprint, a change that's giving students access to academic assignments they otherwise wouldn't have, ...



'They lied to us:' Investigator says sheriff's office was untruthful in probe of warden, blogger  AL.com

An investigator testified today that Morgan County Sheriff's Office officials "lied" and provided "piecemeal" evidence to have the fired jail warden arrested during ...



Four Area Teams Ranked in This Week's AWSA Basketball Rankings - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

By Russell Frye For The Enquirer Hartselle, Brewer and Priceville, which are playing in the Morgan County Tournament semi-finals are ranked in the latest ...



New Brockton hires Enterprise assistant Zack Holmes as new head football coach  The Southeast Sun

The New Brockton Gamecocks didn't have to look very far for their new head football coach, as Enterprise assistant coach Zack Holmes was hired to replace ...



Local candidates clinch Morgan County, statewide races - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

By Lauren Jackson Hartselle Enquirer Voters turned out across Alabama yesterday for the statewide primary election. The election will pave the way to the ...



Cooper named new principal at Hartselle High - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

Dr. Dee Dee Jones announced Brad Cooper as the new principal of Hartselle High School at the Hartselle City Schools Board meeting Thursday. Cooper will ...



Fired Morgan County Jail warden arrested for tampering with government records  AL.com

The fired Morgan County Jail warden who is accused of leaking information to a blogger now faces a misdemeanor charge of tampering with governmental ...



Disciplinary hearing set for teacher on sex charge; court reinstates criminal charges against Witt  The Decatur Daily

After intervention by two different appellate courts, a teacher charged more than two years ago with having sex with students faces possible termination from ...



Here are the 16 finalists for 2018-19 Alabama Teacher of the Year  Alabama Today

"Highly-skilled, dedicated, and caring teachers are essential to achieving excellence and in preparing our nation's next generation of outstanding professionals."



These are the best 50 high schools for athletics in Alabama, report says  AL.com

Who ranks No. 1 in Alabama? Three Birmingham-area schools made the top five in a new survey ranking the best public schools for athletes in the state of ...



Morgan judge dismisses sex-with-student cases; one involved Decatur High's Witt  The Decatur Daily

In an order that could have statewide ramifications, a Morgan County judge today dismissed charges against two defendants charged with violating a law ...



Mental health services come to Hartselle - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

Capstone Medical Resources will soon be taking up residence in the old North Alabama Psychiatric Building off Highway 31 in Hartselle. Capstone is a mental ...



New apartment complex hosting ribbon cutting - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

Rivers Edge Apartments will host a grand opening and ribbon cutting event on site Dec. 4. The event will begin 11 a.m. and will have refreshments.



New kayaking store to open on Main Street - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

The Kayak Store will be opening September 15 in Downtown Hartselle. The store will offer mid-range to higher end kayaks as well as rentals and accessories for ...



16 finalists named for 2018-19 Alabama Teacher of the Year  WSFA

The Alabama State Department of Education has released names of the 16 finalists in the running for the 2018-19 Alabama Teacher of the Year award.



Donations Enable Falkville To Hire School Resource Officer  whnt.com

FALKVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) - In the Morgan County Town of Falkville, there wasn't enough money last year to hire a school resource officer. So police officers in ...



Hartselle Historical Society goes 'down memory lane' - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

The Hartselle Historical Society will be hosting Down Memory Lane in conjunction with Depot Days . The event will take place September 10 at the ...



Is Alabama's school employee-student sex law constitutional? A judge will decide  AL.com

Students should be focused only on education -- not breakups, jealousy, potentially angry parents, being singled out by a teacher or whether they are being ...



Local company expands to offer additional services - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

Hartselle Sporting Goods has been in business for about 20 years. According to store manager Leanne Early, the business has also recently expanded to offer ...



George W Miller - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

Funeral for George W. Miller, Attorney at Law, 67, of Falkville will be Wed. (today), Jan. 18, at 11 a.m. at Peck Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Robin Lambert ...



Meet the teacher: Erica Eaton instills love of science - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

By Lauren Estes-Velez Hartselle Enquirer Patience and selflessness are some things Erica Eaton is known for as both a teacher and within her family.



Halbrooks reinstated, suspended with pay pending second appeal - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

Tommy Halbrooks, director of Public Works for the City of Hartselle, was briefly reinstated to his position Wednesday and then suspended with back pay pending ...



Falkville recognizes volunteer firefighters - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

Falkville's 33 volunteer firefighters were recognized at an Awards Recognition Ceremony following a regular meeting of the town's mayor and city council on ...



Morgan County, Hartselle hope new high schools lure more residents, high-tech businesses (Outlook 2013)  al.com

MORGAN COUNTY, Alabama -- In the game of economic development, Hartselle is in the midst of a rare triple play on par with the seven state baseball ...



Sweet dreams - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

Local non-profit chapter builds beds for those in need Our beds can be a place of sanctuary, a place to look forward to at the end of the day. For many local ...



Carrie Witt resigns as Decatur High teacher  The Decatur Daily

The day before her scheduled due process hearing with Decatur City Schools' Board of Education, Carrie Cabri Witt resigned as a teacher at Decatur High.



Falkville Championship Rings Lost In UPS Plane Crash  whnt.com

FALKVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) - There were literally thousands of packages on the UPS cargo plane that crashed in Birmingham this week. One box, in particular, ...



Morgan County Association names top cattlemen - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

Lauren Estes-Velez Hartselle Enquirer The Morgan County Cattlemen's Association conducted its annual banquet at Hartselle High School Jan. 13.



Somerville Baptist Church to host Bobby Bowden, recognize local football teams - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

Somerville Baptist Church will host former Florida State University head coach Bobby Bowden at their Tailgate Sunday September 23. The event will take place ...



Alabama sheriff due in federal court this week for contempt hearing about inmate meals  AL.com

Around the time she made a loan to a now-bankrupt, corrupt used car dealership, Morgan County Sheriff Ana Franklin took $160000 out of the jail's inmate food ...



Sherman Blackstone Powell Jr. - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

March 3, 2011 Funeral for Sherman Blackstone Powell Jr., 66, of Falkville will be Friday, March 4, at 3 p.m. at Falkville First United Methodist Church with Bros.



Moulton teacher charged with having sex with student | Local News  Times Daily

MOULTON — A Moulton Middle School teacher was arrested Monday afternoon for alleged sexual misconduct with a high school student, according to ...



High school graduation ceremonies scheduled across the Tennessee Valley  whnt.com

Students across the Tennessee Valley are wrapping up the school year. Classes for many seniors are already over; now they're just waiting to make that walk ...



Sex with students? These Alabama teachers have been in trouble  AL.com

Alabama teachers charged with sexual relationships with students. Carrie Witt. Carrie Witt, 42, is charged with two counts of school employee engaging in sex ...



Hartselle Junior High to present Disney play - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

Lauren Estes-Velez Hartselle Enquirer The Hartselle Junior High drama department's spring play for 2018 will be a Disney tribute. Students will be performing ...



21 arrested, 8 wanted in roundup - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

Twenty-one people were arrested and eight more are still at large following a lengthy narcotics investigation involving numerous suspects. Sheriff Ana Franklin ...



Frios Popsicle Franchise Debuts In Cullman Warehouse District  Cullman Today

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VBS across the county - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

Lauren Estes-Velez. Hartselle Enquirer. Each summer, Vacation Bible School is enjoyed at many churches, with participation in the hundreds or more as an ...



Teachers, support person of the year announced - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

For the first time, three male Morgan County School's employees were named teacher, elementary teacher and support person of the year for 2017.



Hartselle Tigers broadcast on NFHS - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

The advancement of technology continues to impress, and Hartselle High School is using it to its full advantage.



Matthew Wilson, Esq. - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

Matthew Wilson Esq. Birmingham Funeral *service* for J. Matthew Wilson Esq., 34, was March 3 at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Hartselle with the Rev. Dr. Gary ...



No Fences Cowboy Church to host Day of the Cowboy - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

The third annual Day of the Cowboy Western Heritage Day will be held October 16, 17 and 18 at the Morgan County Sheriff's Posse Grounds.



Walker turning heads at a young age - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

If you follow basketball in Morgan County, chances are you might have heard the name Jenna Walker.



Hartselle hosting basketball camp - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

The Hartselle basketball program is set to host another basketball camp this summer beginning May 30th.



Decatur teacher on leave may get another pay raise  The Decatur Daily

A Decatur teacher who was charged with two counts of a school employee having sex with a student may get a $1270 pay raise if the proposed state education ...



Daystar Hartselle to hold annual egg drop Saturday - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

By Rebekah Martin Hartselle Enquirer Members of the Hartselle campus of Daystar Church will gather Saturday to try to break the world record for the number of ...



HHS graduates over 250 - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

A rainy day moved Hartselle's 103rd graduation commencement into the Hartselle High School gym for the first time.



Teens lose lives in go-cart accident - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

For the third Monday in a row Morgan County students went to school knowing they had lost friends over the weekend.



New Lawrence County High band director hired  The Decatur Daily

MOULTON — Sidney Hearn will begin work as the new Lawrence County High School band director Monday, 14 days after Donald Settles' resignation.



DPD arrests local woman for drug distribution - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

Lauren Estes-Velez Hartselle Enquirer In early 2017, members of the Decatur Police Department's Organized Crime Unit conducted a narcotics investigation ...



North Alabama's top crime and public safety stories of 2016  AL.com

Murder, prostitution, sex scandals and marriages gone very wrong topped this year's list of major crime and public safety stories in north Alabama.



Sex case against teacher dismissed  Tuscaloosa News

The criminal sex case against a former Brookwood High School teacher has been dismissed.Katherine Nelson, 31, was charged in March 2016 with being a ...



Burks Memorial run sees over 400 participants - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

The Hartselle Junior High School IMPACT program hosted the first annual Jennifer Burks Memorial 5k Saturday with success.



Cold Springs track coach gives back section trophy after noticing scoring mistake  Press-Register - al.com

Falkville High School track coach Keith Wilemon said his rival coach Clay Campbell of Cold Springs High School proved something Wilemon already knew ...



19 from area arrested in drug round-up - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

Nineteen residents living in Hartselle and surrounding areas of Morgan County were arrested Thursday during a Morgan County Drug Task Force roundup of ...



Ready for alcohol - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

The Hartselle City hall received four alcohol license applications on Jan. 3, which was the first day to apply since the vote passed in November.



Hartselle man murdered - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

A Somerville man turned himself into the Morgan County Sheriff's Department Monday night after he was accused of shooting a Hartselle man near the ...



SPRING SPORTS PREVIEW: PHS baseball coaches look for newcomers to fill gaps left by 7 seniors - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

Priceville's Class 4A Bulldogs logged an uncharacteristic season in 2014, falling to a 16-20 record and failing to get out of their area for the first time in eight ...



New principal named at Tuscaloosa Career and Technology Academy  Tuscaloosa News

On Sept. 8, Ava Morton will take the helm as the Tuscaloosa Career and Technology Academy's new principal.She replaces Kathleen Hughston, who retired ...



Marijuana seized, 5 arrested following drug investigation - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

The Morgan County Sheriff's Drug Task Force has seized 29 marijuana plants and about two pounds of loose marijuana Oct. 5-9 following an investigation near ...



Domestic situation led to drug arrests, hospitalization - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

A domestic disturbance on Nov. 2 at a Hartselle home led to the arrest of seven people on drug related charges and the hospitalization of one woman from a ...



First legal alcohol sales occur in Hartselle - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

The first legal alcohol sale took place just before 10 a.m. at the Hartselle Exxon Gas Station at the corner of Highway 31 and Highway 36 on Friday morning.



Wallace State's Talent Search program recognizes students with annual TRIO Day celebration  Wallace State News

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College's Talent Search department celebrated its annual TRIO Day recently, inviting participating students ...



HJHS presents Beauty and the Beast Jr. - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

Hartselle Junior High School and Hartselle High School will present “Beauty and the Beast Jr.” this weekend.



Softball all-stars to compete at state - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

Hartselle will be represented by five USSSA all-star softball teams in state competition at Liberty Park in Birmingham Thurs. through Sat., Jun 27-29.



Hartselle woman's bail reduced in murder-for-hire scheme  The Decatur Daily

A Hartselle woman charged with hiring someone to kill her husband had her bail reduced from $500000 to $30000 Monday by Morgan County Circuit Court ...



Barker's journey to Troy - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

When Kaleb Barker was a young boy he dreamed of playing college football, not unlike many other boys, but this past week he accepted the offer to play football ...



Hartselle Medical Center to close Jan. 31 - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

Hartselle Medical Center will close at the end of January, according to a press release sent minutes ago.



Local FOP endorses Priest for clerk - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

Chris Priest, candidate in the Republican Runoff for Morgan County Circuit Clerk, was endorsed by the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge No. 46, an organization ...



BUSCHE acquires Copeland plant, bringing 200 jobs to Hartselle - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

BUSCHE finalized negotiations with CR Compressors LLC, a company in Emerson Electric's Climate Technologies business segment Monday for a large ...



Wallace Development Center transferred to National Guard - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

After sitting vacant for nearly 10 years, the Lurleen B. Wallace Development Center in south Decatur will finally get a new life.



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