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  1. Scenes from Eclectic: Quaint Elmore County town is known for its nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Alabama Live

    Eclectic, Ala., has been mentioned on numerous lists of strange place names. Although many people assume it is named for the word eclectic , the town was actually named for the field of eclectic medicine, an outdated branch of alternative medicine that made use of herbal treatments and physical therapy.

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  2. Scenes from Slapout and Graball, tiny communities with quirky namesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Alabama Live

    Have you ever wondered how the Alabama communities Slapout and Graball got their names? I recently visited both, as well as Eclectic, and learned about their origins. The community of Slapout is located in Elmore County, adjoining another small community called Holtville.

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  3. Eclectic man killed in Saturday afternoon crash in Elmore CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2016 | Alabama Live

    According to Corporal Jess Thornton, Leon Livingston Minchew was killed on Saturday when his 2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue left the roadway, hit a tree, and overturned.

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  4. Alabama teen kills parents after fight over party, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2016 | Alabama Live

    Authorities say a central Alabama teenager is in jail after an apparent dispute over a house party led to the shooting deaths of his parents. Elmore County Chief Deputy Ricky Lowery says 17-year-old Jesse Holton is charged with murder as an adult in the slaying of his father, former Eclectic mayor Mike Holton.

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