A look back

By Staff
Researched by Dr. Bill Stewart
Jan. 27, 1955 – Dr. C. B. Lavender is very seriously ill at Hartselle Hospital. Dr. Lavender was a physician in Birmingham from 1923-1949. In the latter year he joined the practice of his son here.
Jan. 28, 1955 – Bobby Cain is currently developing a speech entitled, "The Constitution in Our Everyday World," which he will deliver as part of the American Legion oratorical contest.
Jan. 28, 1955 – Jack R. McClanahan has returned to his duty post in South Korea following a week's leave in Tokyo. McClanahan entered the military in November of 1953 and has been stationed in Korea since May. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold McClanahan.
Jan. 29, 1955 – MCHS senior Billy Evans and County Education Superintendent Lester Wooten boarded the northbound train for Washington today. Both will testify regarding school needs before the Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare. Young Evans will address the subject from a student's perspective-"Where I Go to School."
Jan. 30, 1955 – L. T. Wagnon, Morgan County agent based in Hartselle, is having frequent invitations to speak in surrounding rural communities about ways to improve farm life.
Jan. 30, 1955 – Fred A. Bennett, Jr., a private first class in the U.S. Army, will be posted soon to the Alaska General Depot. Private Bennett graduated from Auburn last year.
Jan. 31, 1955 – Mrs. L. H. (Leatha) Houston is a member of the Royal Horticulture Society of London. She is a recent president of Hartselle's Crepe Myrtle Garden Club.
Feb. 1, 1955 – Phil Wasson is the newest member of the Morgan County Board of Education. Mr. Wasson is the proprietor of Green and Stein Furniture Company and the husband of Mrs. Grayce Wasson, one of Hartselle's most superb teachers.
Feb. 2, 1955 – Hal Butler is very active in Methodist youth work in Hartselle. He recently helped plan a successful rally held at Central Methodist in Decatur.

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Goodbye to a good boy

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College Street Players to present Newsies: The Broadway Musical 

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Hartselle adds two police officers 

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Hartselle bomb threat deemed hoax

Editor's picks

At 90, Carl Winton keeps on trucking

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Hartselle man with rare genetic condition headed to Grand Ole Opry

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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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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

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