A look back

By Staff
Researched by Dr. Bill Stewart
March 16, 1956 -Bobby Cain, a junior MCHS student best known for his trumpet playing in the MCHS band, won the American Legion oratorical contest recently. It was his second year in a row to come out first in this competition.
March 16, 1956 -The Hartselle mayor and council have decided to put the old 1927 model La France fire truck on the market. The clutch on the truck is bad.
March 17, 1956 -The MCHS senior class is holding a bake sale today in the Kyle Plumbing and Electric building on Main Street. Proceeds will be added to the fund for the seniors' trip to Washington.
March 17 1956 -His MCHS classmates are teasingly saying that Charles Howell has been "bribing" people into giving him birthday presents.
March 18, 1956 -A six months supply of Carnation milk has been gifted to the triplets born recently to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Self by Paul Lee, manager of the Piggly Wiggly super market.
March 19, 1956 -A modern photography studio will be opened in Hartselle soon, according to an announcement made this week by local camera experts Bill Dorr and James "Curly" Roberts.
March 20, 1956 -The junior class play, "We Shook the Family Tree," was presented tonight in Riddle auditorium. Cast members included Joyce Payne, Bud Gibson, Betty Wagnon, Martha Lynn Roberts, Billy Lindsey, Jon Orr Burleson, Patty Jane Montgomery, Ann Hoffhaus, Saralene Bridges, Bowes Channell, Ellen Allen, and Bill Stewart Jr.
March 21, 1956-Local business people are saying that Ollie Camp's recently completed term as president of the Hartselle Chamber of Commerce was one of the most successful leadership stints in a long while. Accolades are also being given to retiring board members M. H. Broom, G. P. Frost, and Jimmie Davis.
March 22, 1956 -President Eisenhower's recent decision to seek a second term despite the heart attack he suffered last year is the subject of a lot of local political discussion. Even without a Hartselle native (John Sparkman) on the Democratic ticket. It is still unlikely that this town will go Republican.

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Goodbye to a good boy

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College Street Players to present Newsies: The Broadway Musical 

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Hartselle adds two police officers 

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Hartselle bomb threat deemed hoax

Editor's picks

At 90, Carl Winton keeps on trucking

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Hartselle man with rare genetic condition headed to Grand Ole Opry

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Morgan delegation discusses recent legislative session 

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College Street Players to present Newsies: The Broadway Musical

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HU adjusts rates for water, sewer and natural gas services

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Town Council helps Priceville Elementary furnish school 

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Hartselle City Schools hires three math coaches for 2024-25 school year 

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Crestline students rock Alabama Stock Market Games, poster contest

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New EMA director worries and plans for a living

Falkville

Jonna’s journey: Local woman battles Glioblastoma with unyielding faith 

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Sheriff’s Office opens applications for 2024 youth academy

Brewer

MCS Technology Park to host STEAM summer camp for middle school students 

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Bridging the gap: Hartselle Historical Society launches guided walk downtown bringing history to life

Falkville

Storm shelter companies see increase in calls for installation

Falkville

Morgan County rabies clinic to be held June 1

Eva

Community class reunion celebrates Morgan schools

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Hats off: Class of 2024 graduates from Hartselle High School

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City adjusts garbage routes for Memorial Day

Falkville

Larry Madison has been a pillar in Falkville for four decades

Hartselle

Hartselle trio nominated for two K-LOVE awards

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