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A look back

By Staff
Researched by Dr. Bill Stewart
Jan. 26, 1956 -Decatur Petroleum Haulers will pay Hartselle Church of God minister the Rev. R. Alex Adams and his family the sum of $8,800. This represents an out-of-court settlement today related to a wreck that occurred on U.S. 31 in May of 1953.
Jan. 26, 1956 -Billy Sims has returned to Florence State Teachers College to resume his studies after spending a short between-quarter vacation here with homefolks.
Jan. 27, 1956 -Hartselle radio and television instructor Jimmy Yarbrough has qualified himself to teach and perform color TV servicing.
Jan. 27, 1956 -Troy L. Nunn, grand master of Alabama Masons, is the first man from Morgan County to hold the senior position in the state lodge. E. A. Oden, also of Hartselle, is grand deacon for the state.
Jan. 28, 1956 -At mid-term graduation exercises at UA's Foster Auditorium today, Johnny Lloyd Cain was awarded a B.S. in history.
Jan. 28, 1956 -T. F. "Cotton" McDaniel, 39-year-old Hartselle man, was seriously injured in a two-car collision in downtown Cullman last night.
Jan. 29, 1956 -A baby daughter, born to Mr. and Mrs. Paul Prince at Hartselle Hospital on the eighteenth, is bringing much joy to this local family.
Jan. 30, 1956 -Sheriff's deputies are searching for a couple of men who robbed a service station north of Hartselle not long after midnight, getting away with $36-$50. The Kayo station attendant, M. H. Brothers, said the money was taken shortly after he had pumped $2 worth of gas for their car.
Jan. 30, 1956 -Skipper Drinkard, MCHS student and band member, has accepted an invitation to entertain at the annual Chamber of Commerce 4-H Club Day in Birmingham. Pianist Annie Ruth Waldsmith will probably accompany Drinkard's sax solos.
Jan. 31, 1956 -Mr. and Mrs. Burl Hardwick and daughter, Sandra, have completed the move from Danville to their new home just north of Hartselle this week. (Mrs. Hardwick passed away on Jan.10, 2006.)
Feb. 1, 1956 -The appointment of Doc Francis as agent of Standard Oil bulk operations and jobber for the southern half of Morgan County, became effective today. He succeeds A. D. Sample who was the agent for the past 25 years.

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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