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By Staff
Researched by Dr. Bill Stewart
Governor Bob Riley was the featured speaker at the Hartselle Area Chamber of Commerce banquet a couple of nights ago.
April 21, 1955 -The annual dinner of the Hartselle Chamber of Commerce was held tonight at the Methodist Church. The keynote speaker was Dr. Frank J. Soday, chief of research at Chemstrand. Approximately 125 members attended.
April 21, 1955 -None of the 250 Hartselle elementary students who were vaccinated with the Salk polio vaccine yesterday seem to be suffering any adverse reactions.
April 22 1955 -Katherine Dunaway and Flora Hammond, members of the junior class of Morgan County High School, recently participated in Birmingham-Southern College's first "Weekend on the Hilltop."
April 23, 1955 – Mr. And Mrs. Willis Hicks are visiting their son, UA Student Bobby Ray, in Tuscaloosa this weekend.
April 24, 1955 -In the case of Hartselle fisherman "Cotton" McDaniel this big one strictly did not get away. It's an eight-pound, one-ounce, small-mouth bass, caught this afternoon at Second Creek below Wheeler Dam, measuring 24 inches long and 18 and a quarter inches in girth. The big bass has been entered in the Athens Fisherman's rodeo and the national Field and Stream contest. Right now it is leading all contenders in the Athens event.
April 24, 1955 -Student preachers J. E. Bishop and Junior Hill filled the pulpit at Hartselle's First Baptist Church today. J. E. spoke at the morning and Junior at the evening service.
April 25, 1955 -Utilities will no longer be under the city council's direct control. The new Utilities Board of the City of Hartselle-Fred Bennett, L. H. Houston, and Bill Stewart-will have the responsibility for overseeing sewers, water, gas, etc., from now on.
April 26, 1955 -Local appliance dealer Sam Minor and his family are excited about the prospect of moving into their new home on Hickory Street in the very near future. Enquirer editor and publisher Jack Hoffhaus is currently building a new home on Pearl Street.

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College Street Players to present Little Women July 28-30

Hartselle

Hartselle lieutenant graduates from FBI National Academy

At a Glance

City adjusts garbage pickup

Hartselle

Hartselle student selected for honor at Girls State

Falkville

State champs

Danville

Officials: West Park gym on track for December opening

Danville

Alabama DHR: Watch for signs of elder abuse 

Danville

Tips for a safe Independence Day weekend from the National Fire Protection Association  

Danville

Area systems using SROs this summer, upping security following two school shootings 

Danville

Hartselle shooting injures juvenile  

Danville

Local agencies receive grants to weatherize homes for elderly, low-income residents 

Danville

Morgan County man killed in weekend crash  

Danville

Taking care of tomatoes  

At a Glance

Hartselle Historic Society’s Lunch and Learn held July 11

Falkville

GPS ping locates Ohio murder suspect’s body in Falkville

Hartselle

Hartselle Veterans’ Outreach mourns passing of former director

FRONT PAGE FEATURED

City adjusts garbage pickup 

Breaking News

Coroner: Man found dead in Falkville suspect in Ohio slayings

Breaking News

Hartselle shooting injures juvenile

Hartselle

Authorities search for motive after Hartselle man and suspect die from gunshots

Morgan County

Best in beautification

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Children enjoy artistic fun at Camp ARTselle

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Fun in 4H: Morgan youth place in regional competition

Hartselle

Gross Out Day coming to Hartselle July 18-22

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