A look back

By Staff
Researched by Dr. Bill Stewart
March 30, 1956 -A program of variety, ranging from popular to semi-classical music, highlighted the spring concert of Director Hollis James's MCHS band tonight. Bobby Adams played a French horn solo while Dale Quillen demonstrated his trombone expertise.
March 30, 1956 -Mrs. Joe Speake provided the commentary at tonight's Easter Parade fashion show presented by the Rainbow Garden Club.
March 31, 1956 -Dr. J. A. Howle, who retired completely from his medical practice some two years ago, recently gave a nice stock of surgical instruments and hospital supplies to Hartselle Hospital.
April 1, 1956 -Billy Mitchell, a popular MCHS student, delivered the message at the First Baptist evening service in observance of youth week. Next Sunday morning, Max Merrill, a UA freshman, will preach. Following tonight's service at Bethel Baptist there was a baptismal service, the baptistery being used for the first time.
April 1, 1956 -A great motion picture that won eight Academy Awards, "On the Waterfront" with Marlon Brando, began a two-day run at Falkville's Mars Theatre today.
April 2, 1956 -Work began today on clearing the site and laying out the foundation for the new Block-Chandler hospital.
April 2, 1956 -Members of First Baptist's Businesswomen's Circle met tonight in the home of Mrs. C. K. Parker.
April 2, 1956 -C. L. Orr, long-time employee of Mitchell Industries, has bought out Tyler Brothers Grocery and took over that business today, operating under the name of C. L. Orr Grocery and Market.
April 3, 1956 -Three pieces of modern new refrigeration equipment are being installed this week by Groover Grocery.
April 4, 1956 -A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Ollie Camp at Hartselle Hospital today.
April 4, 1956 -Col. Joe Burleson left Hartselle today to return to his station in France.
April 4, 1956 -Charles Wesley Stewart, now living in Fayetteville, Ark., but formerly a resident of Hartselle, was the guest of relatives and friends in town today.
April 5, 1956 -One person was fined $5 plus $3 in costs for speeding in city police court this week.

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Scholarship named after 4-year-old killed by dog; no criminal charges expected  

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Sheriff’s academy open for registration

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Local business launches ‘Play It Forward’ program to support local families  

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UPDATE: Child dies after being attacked by dog in Hartselle

Breaking News

Child attacked by dog in Hartselle

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Local legend retires after 34 years at Hartselle Pizza Hut

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Hartselle soccer teams sweep Morgan County Tournament

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Hartselle gears up for future growth: City seeks input for new comprehensive plan 

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Severe weather preparedness sales tax holiday begins tomorrow

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‘I hope it fuels them’: Hartselle turns focus to next season after Elite Eight loss

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Students advance to final round in 3D CAD competition

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Woman accused of pushing Hartselle woman off cliff writes letter to judge 

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Hartselle Drama makes a splash with “The SpongeBob Musical” 

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Hartselle woman marks 28th anniversary of heart transplant 

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Woman killed in Somerville house fire identified

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Child Safety Conference set for March 5

Editor's picks

Decatur Morgan Hospital getting Safe Haven Baby Box 

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Annual tree giveaway set for March 6 

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Hartselle native joins American Angus Association  

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FlashFiber celebrates 10,000th customer 

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Alleged shooter in murder-for-hire case to stand trial in October 

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Garbage routes altered for Presidents Day

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College Street Players to present magical production of Peter Pan Jr.  

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Hundreds dazzle at annual Cinderella Ball 

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