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Hartselle Enquirer

A look back

By Staff
Researched by Dr. Bill Stewart
Memorial Day will be observed Monday.
1919 –May 27, Memorial services were held Sunday at Mt. Zion in honor of Frank Stockton, Ewell Bussey, Solomon Kitchens, Willie Means, and Lee McCulloch, Morgan County men who gave their lives in the service. The rites were attended by a crowd estimated at 2,000 persons.
1942 -May 27, Private First Class Frederick Howard is now overseas in the European theater. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Howard. (Private Howard died in combat in Germany on December 7, 1944.)
1918 -May 28, In honor of 20 young men of the Sunday school who are in France and in training camps helping to win human liberty for the world, a silken flag with 20 stars will be lovingly made for display at the Methodist church.
1954 -May 29, Dr. W. H. Block, whose faithful ministrations as a Hartselle physician were previously interrupted by distinguished service in World War II, will now take some time away from his medical practice in connection with his role as president of the Alabama Heart Association.
1943 -May 30, Army Private First Class Richard G. Bartlett, a Hartselle man, was killed in action in Italy two weeks ago. Private Bartlett was the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Bartlett.
1977 -May 30, Lieutenant-Colonel Ralph Pattillo has now been officially listed as "Missing in Action" for 10 years.
1977 -May 31, Isaac Frank Stallworth's funeral rites will be conducted at Peck Funeral Home on Thursday. Professor Stallworth served the cause of education for 36 years. He was a combat engineer in India, Burma, and China during World War II. For 22 years he was principal of Morgan County Training School.
1945 -June 1, Corporal Hal E. Roberts is in combat duty in the Asian theatre of war. (Corporal Roberts gave his life for his country in India the following month.)
1943 -June 2, Private Albert McClanahan is now stationed at Camp McCain, Miss. His parents are Mr. and Mrs. A. C. McClanahan. Mrs. McClanahan is living in Florence while her husband is in service.
1945 -June 2, Rudolph Smith, who will be honorably discharged soon from the Army Air Corps after serving four and a half years, plans to enter the grocery business upon his return to Hartselle.

Editor's picks

Heartbreaking finish: Hartselle comes up a run short in state baseball finals

Decatur

Fallen Morgan County officers remembered, families honored  

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Hartselle drops Game 1 to Hillcrest, needs two wins for state title

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Despite title loss, Hartselle thankful for state experience 

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Hartselle baseball legend dies

Breaking News

Hartselle baseball legend William Booth dies at 79

At a Glance

ALDOT patching area of Thompson Road tomorrow, Thursday

At a Glance

Spring-time market day in Hartselle scheduled for May 18 

Hartselle

New Crestline Elementary School welcomes students

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Hartselle industry closing, affecting more than 150 jobs  

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Habitat for Humanity applications for homeownership available June 3 

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State seeking death penalty for Fort Payne woman accused of pushing victim off cliff

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Pilot of ultralight dies in Hartselle plane crash

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Northern lights visible from north Alabama

Hartselle

Hartselle students to attend Boys State

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High scorers: 42 Hartselle students a part of ACT 30 plus club

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Hartselle projects budget surplus based on midyear numbers 

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Planned Hartselle library already piquing interest 

Brewer

Students use practical life skills at Morgan County 4-H competition

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After 13 years underground, the cicadas are coming 

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Hartselle students collect pop tabs for Ronald McDonald House

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Priceville students design art for SRO’s police car 

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Hartselle Junior Thespians excel at state festival 

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$15k raised for community task force at annual banquet  

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