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A look back

By Staff
Researched by Dr. Bill Stewart
Feb. 23, 1956 -Today is moving day for Hartselle Pharmacy which will become Strickland Drug Company as it opens tomorrow morning in its new location at the corner of Main and Sparkman streets.
Feb. 23, 1956 -A spirited spring election contest for the office of chairman of the Morgan County Board of Revenue and Control (county commission) is certain-Three prominent Hartselle men and one from Trinity are candidates-Sim L. Howell, Leonard Slate, Guy Roberts, and Wallace Meadows. Mr. Howell is the incumbent with 16 years' service.
Feb. 24, 1956 -The Garland Rollins' handsome brick dwelling at 612 North Sparkman Street has been converted into a rest and convalescent home, with accommodations for six patients.
Feb. 24, 1956 -Katherine Anne Dunaway, Jimmy Millwood, Bill Stewart, Joe Wright, Charles Lambert, Ann Dutton, Anne Hoffhaus, Saralene Bridges, Jo Beth Shipp, Betty Jo Kyker, Jenny Lauderdale, Sylvia Stephenson, Janice Templeton, Martha Stewart and Jimmy Wright-all members of the local chapter-are in Auburn this weekend for the state Future Teachers of America convention.
Feb. 25, 1956 -Bill Dorr, Enquirer writer and associate editor, has been named as one of the winners in the Alabama Festival of Arts poetry contest.
Feb. 26, 1956 -Rev. W. K. (Billy) Stephenson, a Hartselle native and former Tiger football standout, was the guest speaker as the third church loyalty crusade was launched tonight at the First Christian Church.
Feb. 27, 1956 -Fred Hammond is the owner of a new pool hall that opened recently on Main Street in the building recently vacated by Stover's Cash Store.
Feb. 28, 1956 -Prof. I. F. Stallworth of MCTS has his campus practically spotless. This is the result of the hard work done recently by his dedicated faculty and industrious students.
March 1, 1956 -Hartselle police are investigating a flurry of home burglaries and auto pilfering during the last few weeks.
March 1, 1956 -Grizzard's Caf/ closed its doors today. Ruth and Ruby's Beauty Shop will take this spot after remodeling and redecorating.

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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