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A look back

By Staff
Researched by Dr. Bill Stewart
March 8, 1957-Mrs. J. A. Templeton of Danville brought a huge egg to the Enquirer today that weighed a neat 41/2 ounces. The egg, laid by one of the Templetons' fine New Hampshires, had two yokes.
March 8, 1957-World Day of Prayer observances were held in Hartselle this afternoon. Mrs. Joe Speake gave the call to worship.
March 8, 1957-The city council meeting tonight lasted three hours. Most of the time was taken up with a report from Jack Stone, chairman of the planning board. The report contained several controversial suggestions related to Hartselle's future development.
March 9, 1957-There was an escape from the Morgan County lockup this morning. A trusty told the jailer that he was headed to the courtroom for his trial, but he failed to make an appearance. (Late today the man called and said he was coming back to jail but hadn't decided when.)
March 9, 1957-Several Morgan County teachers attended a statewide conference in Birmingham dealing with in-service education. Leading the local delegation was Mrs. B. B. Whetstone of MCTS. Principal I. F. Stallworth served as chairman of the faculty evaluating team from his institution.
March 10, 1957-Rev. William L. Carden of Livingston, Tenn. filled the pulpit at the Hartselle First Baptist Church today, coming at the invitation of the pulpit committee.
March 11, 1957- Buddy Roberts, Skipper Drinkard, Ted Lindsey, Joel Ward, Jimmy Mayfield, and Rayburn Freeman, students in Ag. II at MCHS, will paint the school lunchroom with concrete paint this week as part of a class project.
March 12, 1957-Barbara Young, Jimmy Millwood, Bobby Cain, and Bill Stewart, Jr., recent oratorical contest winners and students at Morgan County High School, spoke at today's meeting of the Hartselle Rotary Club.
March 13, 1957-The pickup truck used by Starks McClanahan in his electric service business was burglarized last night while parked behind his home on Barkley Street. Two drill motors, a torch, some range units, etc., were taken by the thief.
March 14, 1957-Marilyn Bentley, Rita Ledbetter, and Eleanor Roberts entertained a large number of the high school set with a party tonight at the Legion home.
A St. Patrick's Day theme was carried out in the decorations by the use of shamrocks, a blarney stone, and green paper streamers.

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Christmas in the Park enjoyed in Falkville despite rain

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Somerville woman arrested after threat made in Priceville

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Officials: Escaped Morgan inmate apparently caused his own death

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Majority leader Stadthagen sees strength in election of 26 republican legislators

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Lacey’s Spring community fighting proposed rock quarry

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Hartselle students participate in character expo

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Authorities: Gifts in unlocked cars a tempting target so take preventive measures

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Three arrested for theft of vehicle in Hartselle

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Annual Christmas parade to be held Thursday  

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Some concerned over new Hartselle superintendent hire  

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Town of Falkville to hold Christmas in the Park Sunday

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Hartselle Holiday Market returns Saturday

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Old Hartselle post office to become event center, new home for chamber  

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‘Have a Hart’ information session to be held Dec. 2

Morgan County

Future leader

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Alabama DHR accepting applications for next round of child care bonuses 

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Spirit of Thanksgiving: Volunteers deliver 266 food bags on holiday for Meals on Wheels  

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Morgan County Sheriff’s Office to let citizens behind the scenes with academy  

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Winter window wonderland  

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Council to interview candidates for Parks and Rec director job  

Hartselle

Live nativity scene returns to First Christian Dec. 7-10

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Local church prepares 400 Thanksgiving meals

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HIS students help clean up effort at Mt. Tabor Cemetery 

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Lovely landscape

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