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A look back

By Staff
Researched by Dr. Bill Stewart
May 18, 1956 -Mrs. Lloyd Nicholson and baby daughter have been dismissed from Hartselle Hospital.
May 18, 1956 -One of Morgan County's own entertainers, Gordon Terry, has a starring role in the new film that concluded a two-day run at the Ranch Drive-in tonight. The movie is "Hidden Guns" and the main star is country music giant Faron Young.
May 18, 1956 -The MCHS senior class arrived by train this morning on their trip to Washington, D.C. They will return in time for the final week of school, culminating in the graduation ceremony on May 23. Chaperones for the trip are Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Cain, Mrs. Melvin Blackwood, Mrs. J. P. Dunaway, Mrs. William Cost, Mrs. Albert Clemons, and Mrs. J. C. Johnson.
May 19, 1956 -The "dance of the year" as far as MCHS students are concerned is definitely the bop.
May 19, 1956 -Mrs. Tommy Kimbrough will serve as president of the elementary school PTA during the next school year.
May 20, 1956 -Today was the annual decoration Sunday at Bethel Baptist Church.
May 21, 1956 -Numerous Hartselle workers will suffer as a result of the recent decision by Alabama Hosiery Mills, located in Decatur, to cease all operations. The plant has been providing jobs to local residents for three decades.
May 22, 1956 -Edward Summers as president heads a new team of officers elected by the Hartselle Civitan Club tonight in a short session held after a joint supper meeting with the Kiwanis and Rotary clubs. Civitan International will also sponsor a Junior Civitan Club at MCHS. Its officers are Bill Stewart, Jr., president; J. T. Copeland, vice-president; Bobby Hargett, secretary; and Bobby Adams, treasurer.
May 23, 1956 -Sixty-seven seniors received diplomas at MCHS graduation exercises held in Riddle Auditorium tonight.
The speaker for the occasion was Dr. Willis Sutton, superintendent emeritus of the Atlanta school system. The valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively, of the class are Virginia Fitzgerald and Johnny Sims.
May 24, 1956 -J. E. Stone, Sr., passed away at his Decatur residence this morning.
One of his four surviving sons is J. E. Stone, Jr., prominent Hartselle businessman.

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’

Hartselle

Downtown Glow celebrates opening with ribbon cutting  

Hartselle

Main Street encourage Hartselle growth

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