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A look back

By Staff
Researched by Dr. Bill Stewart
March 23, 1956 -Raymon Baker, owner-manager of Baker Manufacturing Co., was installed as president of the Hartselle Chamber of Commerce at tonight's annual dinner meeting. Hugh F. Penn is the vice-president.
March 23, 1956 -Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Orr are in New York City this week where Mr. Orr is attending to business for the Wolverine Copper Tubing plant.
March 24, 1956 -Jan Ward has been elected president of the MCHS student body for next year. Jan's victory over two strong opponents-Bowes Channell and Karl Estes-was made possible by the super work of her campaign managers, Skipper Drinkard and Billy Britt.
March 24, 1956 -W. H. Evans was recently re-elected chairman of the Hartselle Cemetery Association. Directors, aside from Mr. Evans, include Mrs. Arwin Draper, Mrs. S. E. Stewart, Jr., W. H. Stewart, Billy D. Mitchell, Alva Clemons, and Leonard Wallace.
March 25, 1956 -Nancy Jo Burleson, MCHS senior, was the second place winner for the entire state of Alabama in the "What Industry Means to Alabama" contest. Her prize is a two-year scholarship to Birmingham-Southern.
March 26, 1956 -Ruth and Ruby's Beauty Shop will move next week from Bentley's Barbershop to their new location, the Booth building, formerly occupied by Grizzard's Caf/.
March 27, 1956 -The old McDaniel house, which was located just north of Hartselle Hospital, has been razed and the bared area is being converted into a much needed parking lot for use by hospital workers and visitors.
March 27, 1956 -The Star Market is advertising four pounds of lean, pure pork sausage for a dollar.
March 28, 1956 -Hartselle Boat Co., headed by Frank Smith and Bennett Vest, recently received an order from the state Department of Conservation for 20 fishing boats.
March 28, 1956 -The long-sought Iron Man-Neel road-paving project has been set up for an immediate start by Montgomery highway authorities. This happy news bought rejoicing to many, many residents of the area north and east of Danville.
March 29, 1956 -His MCHS classmates are teasing Billy Don Aldridge for being so stingy with his chewing gum.

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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