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A look back

By Staff
May 4, 1956 -Skipper Drinkard has been making big plans to attend a dance in Cullman tonight with his girl.
May 4, 1956 -Miss Frances Price, fourth grade teacher at the elementary school, took 36 students to Decatur today where they visited the Coca-Cola plant, the White Way dairy, the Highway Patrol office and the Morgan County jail.
May 5, 1956 -Hartselle has a lot of Yankee fans and they were beaming after today's televised game in which their favorite team got four homers-Mickey Mantle had two and Yogi Berra and Hank Bauer one each. The New Yorkers beat the A's 5-2.
May 5, 1956 -Hartselle residents John W. Campbell Sr. and Jr. drowned late this morning when the boat they were fishing from capsized in Tennessee River backwaters near Highway 31 and the causeway bridge.
May 6, 1956 -The fourth annual visitation was today at the Hartselle Cemetery.
May 7, 1956 -UA alumni here and elsewhere around the state are insisting on change in the football program. The Crimson Tide, currently coached by J. B. (Ears) Whitworth, didn't win a single game last season. On the plains, Auburn has to make cutbacks due to being placed on three years' probation by the NCAA for rules infractions.
May 8, 1956 -Installation of officers and a fine talk by Harold Orr on "What Industry and Business Expect of the School Graduate" were highlights at the final MCHS PTA meeting this afternoon.
May 9, 1956 -Local chapters of the Future Teachers of America had their semi-annual district meeting in Decatur this afternoon. Bill Stewart represented the MCHS group.
May 9, 1956 -Hartselle police this afternoon had a confession of one 12-year-old boy that implicated himself and four other youths in two burglary forays here.
The miscreant also revealed the existence here of a small gang (the "Blue Star" gang) of doubtful merit.
May 10 1956 -Complete and official election returns have incumbent Morgan County Board of Revenue Chairman Sim Howell facing challenger Guy D. Roberts in a runoff. Howell got 3,173 votes to 2,237 for Roberts.

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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