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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.

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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