A look back

By Staff
Researched by Dr. Bill Stewart
July 19, 1957-A researcher said today that some tobacco companies are producing filter cigarettes which have as much or more tar and nicotine than non-filtered smokes. He added, however, that a safer cigarette can be made at present by using an effective filter plus the proper blend of tobacco.
July 19, 1957-B. G. Hall, long-time manager for the Morgan County Exchange, is now working as a Farm Bureau service man. Hall is selling all insurance policies offered by FB. He originally moved to Morgan County in 1926 as a vocational agriculture teacher at Falkville High.
July 20, 1957-Many Hartselle teens will head for the Sunset Drive-in tonight. As many as can be crammed into a single car will be admitted for just one dollar.
July 21, 1957-A one-week revival began today at Shiloh Baptist. The Rev. Robert Slack, Morgan County missionary, is the evangelist.
July 21, 1957-A car stolen from Little Rock, Ark.,was discovered abandoned and undamaged in Hartselle last night. The auto, a 1956 Cadillac, was sighted near the home of Bill Stewart, Jr., 300 East Hickory St. Bill alerted the Highway Patrol and they are trying to find the man who stole the car from D. L. Dishongs at churchtime Sunday.
July 22, 1957-Figures recently made available show 4,470 students enrolled at API for the summer quarter, including several from Hartselle and surrounding areas.
July 23, 1957-About 175 youngsters are participating in "little league" baseball in Hartselle. James Howell Stephenson and Edward Summers are coordinating the program. Due to the high financial cost, Hartselle's program isn't presently affiliated with the national. As long as this remains the case, they teams won't be able to compete for district or state championships.
July 24, 1957-Dogs will be vaccinated beginning at 8 a.m. this morning at Bethel Baptist Church.
July 25, 1957-A $53,000 rural telephone system is under construction by Southern Bell that will serve about 60 families in the eastern section of the Hartselle exchange areas. Communities included are Cotaco, Talucah, and Valhermosa Springs. In the first two communities named, telephone service is very poor; in Valhermosa Springs it is nonexistent.

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Hats off: Class of 2024 graduates from Hartselle High School

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