A look back

By Staff
Researched by Dr. Bill Stewart
March 3, 1955 -According to those in attendance, Billy Evans' surprise birthday party tonight really was a surprise.
March 3, 1955 -Student election campaigns are in full SWING now at MCHS. Presidential candidates are Nancy Burleson, Virginia Ann Fitzgerald, and Robert Parker.
March 3, 1955 -Students here in Hartselle will soon have access to statewide educational television. Alabama will establish the nation's first ETV network in the near future.
March 4, 1955 -MCHS student Roland Burgess is sporting a Cherokee haircut.
March 5, 1955 -A survey of the religious inclinations of 597 children at Hartselle Elementary School revealed that 75 of them (12.5 percent) never attend church.
March 6, 1955 -Jimmy Yarbrough, local radio and TV expert, got to see color television at a professional meeting in Birmingham tonight. The colorcast of "Peter Pan" was, according to Yarbrough, too beautiful for words to express.
March 7, 1955-Mrs. M. H. Broom was unanimously elected president of the W.M.S. of the First Baptist Church at this afternoon's meeting.
March 8, 1955 -Coaches Tony Daniel, Herman Myers, J. P. Cain, and Mrs. Kenneth Sharrott presented an interesting P.E.-related program at this afternoon's MCHS PTA meeting.
March 8, 1955-The session of the mayor and council tonight was typical in duration, lasting until 11:30 p.m. A major topic of discussion was installation of parking meters on the east side of Sparkman Street.
March 9, 1955 -Douglas Moss had surgery at Hartselle hospital recently.
March 9, 1955 -Membership in the Hartselle Chamber of Commerce jumped to 75 this week during the annual membership drive.
March 9, 1955 -Hartselle men who have the honor of working on Dr. Werner Von Braun's team in Huntsville were definitely watching the Walt Disney-emceed "Man in Space Program" tonight on ABC. Local people are playing important roles in the accomplishment of the space mission to send men into outer space.

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Challenger Matthew Frost unseats longtime Morgan Commissioner Don Stisher

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Cheers to 50 years  

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Scott Stadthagen confirmed to University of West Alabama Board of Trustees 

Editor's picks

Hartselle graduate creates product for amputees 

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Tigers roar in Athens soccer win

Danville

Local family raises Autism awareness through dirt racing  

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Three Hartselle students named National Merit finalists  

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Morgan chief deputy graduates from FBI National Academy

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Hartselle students collect food for good cause 

Falkville

Falkville to hold town-wide yard sale next month

At a Glance

Danville man dies after vehicle leaves Hudson Memorial Bridge 

Editor's picks

Clif Knight, former Hartselle mayor, Enquirer writer, dies at 88

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Hartselle Utilities reminds community April is safe digging month 

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Teen powerhouse invited to compete in international strongman event

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Azaleas: An Alabama beauty 

Decatur

Master Gardeners plant sale returns in April

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Morgan leaders honored at annual banquet

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Local students selected for 2024 Blackburn Institute Class

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Hartselle sophomore represents Civil Air Patrol in D.C.  

Editor's picks

Hartselle council hires architect for new fire station, library and event center

At a Glance

PowerGrid Services in Hartselle evacuated for bomb threat

Morgan County

20 under 40: Trey Chowning

Falkville

20 under 40: TJ Holmes

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20 under 40: Spencer Bell

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