A look back

By Staff
Researched by Dr. Bill Stewart
Memorial Day will be observed Monday.
1919 –May 27, Memorial services were held Sunday at Mt. Zion in honor of Frank Stockton, Ewell Bussey, Solomon Kitchens, Willie Means, and Lee McCulloch, Morgan County men who gave their lives in the service. The rites were attended by a crowd estimated at 2,000 persons.
1942 -May 27, Private First Class Frederick Howard is now overseas in the European theater. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Howard. (Private Howard died in combat in Germany on December 7, 1944.)
1918 -May 28, In honor of 20 young men of the Sunday school who are in France and in training camps helping to win human liberty for the world, a silken flag with 20 stars will be lovingly made for display at the Methodist church.
1954 -May 29, Dr. W. H. Block, whose faithful ministrations as a Hartselle physician were previously interrupted by distinguished service in World War II, will now take some time away from his medical practice in connection with his role as president of the Alabama Heart Association.
1943 -May 30, Army Private First Class Richard G. Bartlett, a Hartselle man, was killed in action in Italy two weeks ago. Private Bartlett was the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Bartlett.
1977 -May 30, Lieutenant-Colonel Ralph Pattillo has now been officially listed as "Missing in Action" for 10 years.
1977 -May 31, Isaac Frank Stallworth's funeral rites will be conducted at Peck Funeral Home on Thursday. Professor Stallworth served the cause of education for 36 years. He was a combat engineer in India, Burma, and China during World War II. For 22 years he was principal of Morgan County Training School.
1945 -June 1, Corporal Hal E. Roberts is in combat duty in the Asian theatre of war. (Corporal Roberts gave his life for his country in India the following month.)
1943 -June 2, Private Albert McClanahan is now stationed at Camp McCain, Miss. His parents are Mr. and Mrs. A. C. McClanahan. Mrs. McClanahan is living in Florence while her husband is in service.
1945 -June 2, Rudolph Smith, who will be honorably discharged soon from the Army Air Corps after serving four and a half years, plans to enter the grocery business upon his return to Hartselle.

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Goodbye to a good boy

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Hartselle adds two police officers 

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At 90, Carl Winton keeps on trucking

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Morgan delegation discusses recent legislative session 

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College Street Players to present Newsies: The Broadway Musical

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HU adjusts rates for water, sewer and natural gas services

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Town Council helps Priceville Elementary furnish school 

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Hartselle City Schools hires three math coaches for 2024-25 school year 

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Crestline students rock Alabama Stock Market Games, poster contest

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Jonna’s journey: Local woman battles Glioblastoma with unyielding faith 

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Sheriff’s Office opens applications for 2024 youth academy

Brewer

MCS Technology Park to host STEAM summer camp for middle school students 

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Bridging the gap: Hartselle Historical Society launches guided walk downtown bringing history to life

Falkville

Storm shelter companies see increase in calls for installation

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Morgan County rabies clinic to be held June 1

Eva

Community class reunion celebrates Morgan schools

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Hats off: Class of 2024 graduates from Hartselle High School

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City adjusts garbage routes for Memorial Day

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Larry Madison has been a pillar in Falkville for four decades

Hartselle

Hartselle trio nominated for two K-LOVE awards

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