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A look back

By Staff
Researched by Dr. Bill Stewart
Jan. 19, 1956 -Hartselle Hospital now has a capacity of 26 beds, as compared with 15 beds prior to the opening of the new wing last week.
Jan. 20, 1956 -Morgan County Representatives Bob Gilchrist and Albert Brewer discussed the badly needed Vaughn Bridge improvement project with State Highway Director Herman Nelson today. The state is asking the county to pay half of the cost if federal funds aren't available and county officials say they can't do this.
Jan. 20, 1956 -Homer Cox has purchased the Troy L. Nunn jewelry shop. Mr. Cox was formerly an employee of Mr. Nunn.
Jan. 21, 1956 -A new business, Bailey's Junk Yard, has just opened on Highway 33, west of the 31 intersection. The enterprise will specialize in used auto parts and scrap iron.
Jan. 21, 1956 -Charles Pigg and Dr. Fred Sherrill, Jr., have bought Garrison's Cleaners of Decatur. Mr. Pigg will move to Decatur in the near future to manage the enterprise.
Jan. 22, 1956 -The Morgan County Board of Registrars is currently at the half-way point of a ten-day session in which they are both adding new voters and eliminating from the rolls those who are no longer eligible to cast ballots.
Jan. 23, 1956 -Maj. Gen. John B. Medaris arrived at Huntsville's Redstone Arsenal today to assume command of the newly established Army Ballistic Missile Agency. For many Hartselle residents who commute daily to Redstone, General Medaris will be their "big boss."
Jan. 24, 1956 -Betty Jane Norwood has begun teaching junior high history and English at MCHS.
Jan. 25, 1956 -Remodeling work is currently under way in the former D. W. McNeill building located at the intersection of Sparkman and Main. The new tenant at this location will be the Hartselle Pharmacy, co-owned by T. B. Strickland, Sr., and Jr.

Falkville

A surprise homecoming

Hartselle

Bank Independent collects more than $21,776, 970 food items

Hartselle

Police: Huntsville man has sex with 13-year-old Morgan girl

Hartselle

Hartselle Farmers Market to open Saturday

Hartselle

Cullman Regional to open first health park in Alabama

Morgan County

Habitat begins new build for county family

Hartselle

Hartselle to be fined $1,500 for landfill fire that burned for weeks

Danville

Danville teacher faces drug charge, on paid leave for second time in 6 years

Hartselle

State health officials ‘encouraged’ by improving COVID-19 numbers

Hartselle

Morgan schools to get two more SROs

Morgan County

Good boy: Morgan County K9 aids deputies in narcotics investigations, seizures

Hartselle

Hartselle robotics teams participate in statewide competition

Hartselle

Community gathers for seventh-annual egg drop

Hartselle

Alabama’s hospitals, nursing homes urge mask usage, issue reminders on visitation

Falkville

Multiple agencies respond for water rescue

Hartselle

Chamber board considers three for election

Hartselle

Hartselle youth wins big during Junior Beef Expo

Hartselle

Vote before April 12 in the Best of the Best contest

Falkville

Falkville plans town-wide yard sale

Hartselle

HACC annual meeting, awards gala slated for May 7 

News

Priceville incurs fines over sewer issues, including allegedly hiding E. coli levels

Hartselle

William Bradford Huie Library recognizes Women of Hartselle

Hartselle

Hartselle teenager earns solo wings through Redstone Civil Air Patrol

Hartselle

‘It’s a hard knock life’

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