A look back

By Staff
Researched by Dr. Bill Stewart
The nation has been in mourning recently for the late President Ronald Reagan.
1984 -June 17, Area residents are looking forward to seeing President Reagan at next month's Spirit of America Festival in Decatur. (As many as 65,000 were able to hear the President.)
1939 -June 18, Several Ronald Reagan films are expected to be shown at the Strand in the near future, including "Going Places," "Secret Service of the Air," "Dark Victory," and "Angels Wash Their Faces."
1909 -June 19, Our Congressman Richardson has asked President Taft not to support an increase in the tariff. He is not optimistic, however-"The people have demanded downward revision of the tariff and they are going to get just the opposite."
1920 -June 20, Congressman Almon is now at his home in Tuscumbia where he will remain most of the time until Congress receonvenes in December. He anticipates an overwhelming Alabama victory for Democratic presidential candidate James Cox and vice-presidential nominee Franklin Roosevelt in the November election.
1934 -June 21, Lawrence F. Howell has been appointed acting postmaster of Moulton by President Roosevelt.
1974 -June 22, Hartselle plans to spend the money it is continuing to receive under the Nixon revenue sharing program as follows: public safety, $43,522; environmental protection, $32,000; and libraries, $8,500.
1888 -June 23, Hartselle Democrats are unanimous in support of the reelection of President Grover Cleveland. They are largely unfamiliar with the President's choice of former Senator Thurman of Ohio as his running mate but assume he is a good man.
1976 -June 23, Judge Guy Hunt of neighboring Cullman County is leading the effort to replace President Gerald Ford with former California Governor Ronald Reagan at the head of the GOP ticket when the national convention meets later this summer.
1983 -June 24, City leaders are in receipt of a telegram from President Ronald Reagan which will be read at tomorrow's dedication ceremonies for a memorial honoring Hartselle's war dead at the Sparkman Civic Center.

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Hartselle man with rare genetic condition headed to Grand Ole Opry

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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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New EMA director worries and plans for a living

Falkville

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

Falkville

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

Falkville

Larry Madison has been a pillar in Falkville for four decades

Hartselle

Hartselle trio nominated for two K-LOVE awards

Hartselle

Hartselle students chosen to attend Girls State

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Hartselle Kiwanis Club continues scholarly legacy with annual golf tournament

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Heartbreaking finish: Hartselle comes up a run short in state baseball finals

Decatur

Fallen Morgan County officers remembered, families honored  

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Hartselle drops Game 1 to Hillcrest, needs two wins for state title

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Despite title loss, Hartselle thankful for state experience 

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