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A look back

By Staff
Researched by Dr. Bill Stewart
April 26, 1956 -It's clean-up day at the Buck Strickland home. Mrs. Strickland entertained yesterday with a lively party honoring son Mike on his seventh birthday.
April 27, 1956 -Bob Orr and Johnny and Jimmie Cain of the University of Alabama are spending the weekend here with homefolks.
April 28, 1956 -Members of the senior class of Eva High School are enjoying a weekend in Panama City, Florida. Mrs. Opal C. Stewart is chaperoning the girls in the group.
April 29, 1956 -Russell L. Proctor, who recently dedicated his life to the ministry, brought his message to the First Methodist Church tonight.
April 29, 1956 -Mr. and Mrs. W. T. (Tom) Stewart celebrated their golden wedding anniversary today. All children and grandchildren of the happy couple were present.
April 30, 1956 -Rev. E. M. Barnes, Jr., pastor of Hartselle First Methodist, left today to attend sessions of his denomination's quadrennial general conference.
May 1, 1956 -Today is Election Day, when Democrats choose party nominees for state and county offices and delegates to the Democratic National Convention this summer. At the top of the ballot are incumbent Lister Hill and challenger John Crommelin, competing for the U.S. Senate. The most contested race locally is for chairman of the county board of revenue (commission). Incumbent Sim L. Howell is fighting off challenges from Guy D. Roberts, Leonard E. Slate, and Wallace H. Meadows.
May 2,1956 -Votes from yesterday's election have now been tabulated. Incumbent Sim Howell and challenger Guy Roberts will face each other in a run-off for chairman of the Morgan County Board of Revenue. Statewide the choice of the electorate was a resounding slap at Gov. Folsom and every candidate associated with him.
May 3,1956 -A man who practiced as a physician in Hartselle for several months was one of three Morgan Countians arrested by federal agents the first of the week on narcotics charges.
May 3,1956 -Hubert Mitchell, owner of Hubert Mitchell Industries, has been invited to a Washington occupational safety conference by President Eisenhower, May 14, 15, and 16. Mr. Mitchell has been a strong "Ike" supporter since 1952.

Hartselle

Hartselle man guilty of rape of juvenile 

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Hartselle Police Department looks to fill six positions  

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New manufacturing program at Hartselle, Limestone schools 

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Home Sweet Hartselle mural painted on Sparkman Street

Hartselle

Hartselle woman named to Inno under 25 

Hartselle

Volunteers, sponsors needed for Stars Over Hollywood prom 

Hartselle

Crowd gathers for 41st annual Depot Days 

Decatur

A heart for the arts: Hartselle art program receives River Clay grant

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Chiropractor released after charge of poisoning wife back in jail  

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Morgan employees in line for 5 percent pay hike  

Hartselle

Chiropractor charged with poisoning wife released on bond 

Editor's picks

Hartselle homecoming kick-off showcases school spirit

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Depot Days returns Saturday  

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Fitness Court unveiled at Sparkman Park  

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Hartselle man allegedly poisoned wife with lead in murder attempt  

Hartselle

Crestline students enjoy third annual Ag Day

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Highway 36 reopens east of Hartselle 

At a Glance

Hartselle man eludes police, arrested on possession charges

Breaking News

Hartselle man arrested for attempted murder of wife

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In the community: Highflying fun

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Hartselle City Schools second graders kick off civic education

News

Dairy production facility closures impact Alabama schools

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Brewer High consumer science class gets new kitchen after 50 years

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In the community: Sunflowers and summertime

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