A look back

By Staff
Researched by Dr. Bill Stewart
Aug. 31, 1956—A son was born to Dr. and Mrs. James S. Martin at Hartselle Hospital today.
Sept. 1, 1956—Frank Stewart, Robert Peck and Joe Thompson left today for Fort Jackson, S.C., where they will attend a two-week ROTC camp.
Sept. 1, 1956—The faculty of the Hartselle Elementary School this year has been announced by Principal F. E. Burleson as follows: Emily Alexander, Anne Murphree, Gene Horton, Sue Holland, Evelyn Howell, Helen Howell, Carolyn Logan, Ruby Newman, Ruth Huie, Frances Price, Ora Russell, Nell Sherrill, Rachel Oden, Bessie Summers, Ruth Thompson, Lucille Wiggins, Estelle White, Barbara Hocutt, and Ruby Vest.
Sept. 2, 1956—Local residents who want to work on a college degree but who can’t leave home to do it will be pleased to learn that credits for three television courses will be granted to stay-at-home students by the University of Alabama this fall.
Sept. 3, 1956—Betty Palmer, Susan Stewart, Sarah Ann Thompson, Billy Evans, Oscar Knox, John Howell and Bobby White will leave soon to enroll at Auburn for the upcoming school year.
Jimmy Cain, Bobby Ray Hicks, Billy Charles Tanner, Max Merrill, and Ike and Joe Groover will be students at UA.
Sept. 4, 1956—L. N. (Spec) Speake has recently obtained a state license as a real estate salesman and is now associated with his father, Fred M. Speake, in the latter’s real estate firm.
Sept. 4, 1956—Burl Hardwick recently purchased two Aberdeen-Angus bulls.
Sept. 5, 1956—At nine this morning Morgan County High School began its 46th year of service with an enrollment of 565 pupils, 23 teachers, a secretary, three lunchroom workers, nine bus drivers, and a janitor. Rev. E. M. Barnes was the guest speaker at the opening program.
Sept. 5, 1956—Mrs. Cline Thompson started her kindergarten class today.
Sept. 6, 1956—The 1955-56 MORCOHI, annual of last year for Morgan County High School, made a tardy arrival this week.
This is the first annual to be published in five or six years at the high school.
Sept. 6, 1956—Reserved seat season tickets to Morgan County High School football games are now on sale at Nu-Way Cleaners on a first come-first served basis.

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Challenger Matthew Frost unseats longtime Morgan Commissioner Don Stisher

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Cheers to 50 years  

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Scott Stadthagen confirmed to University of West Alabama Board of Trustees 

Editor's picks

Hartselle graduate creates product for amputees 

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Tigers roar in Athens soccer win

Danville

Local family raises Autism awareness through dirt racing  

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Three Hartselle students named National Merit finalists  

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Morgan chief deputy graduates from FBI National Academy

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Hartselle students collect food for good cause 

Falkville

Falkville to hold town-wide yard sale next month

At a Glance

Danville man dies after vehicle leaves Hudson Memorial Bridge 

Editor's picks

Clif Knight, former Hartselle mayor, Enquirer writer, dies at 88

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Hartselle Utilities reminds community April is safe digging month 

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Teen powerhouse invited to compete in international strongman event

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Azaleas: An Alabama beauty 

Decatur

Master Gardeners plant sale returns in April

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Morgan leaders honored at annual banquet

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Local students selected for 2024 Blackburn Institute Class

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Hartselle sophomore represents Civil Air Patrol in D.C.  

Editor's picks

Hartselle council hires architect for new fire station, library and event center

At a Glance

PowerGrid Services in Hartselle evacuated for bomb threat

Morgan County

20 under 40: Trey Chowning

Falkville

20 under 40: TJ Holmes

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20 under 40: Spencer Bell

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