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Hartselle Enquirer

Looking back

By Staff
Researched by Dr. Bill Stewart
Governor Bob Riley was the featured speaker at the Hartselle Area Chamber of Commerce banquet a couple of nights ago.
April 21, 1955 -The annual dinner of the Hartselle Chamber of Commerce was held tonight at the Methodist Church. The keynote speaker was Dr. Frank J. Soday, chief of research at Chemstrand. Approximately 125 members attended.
April 21, 1955 -None of the 250 Hartselle elementary students who were vaccinated with the Salk polio vaccine yesterday seem to be suffering any adverse reactions.
April 22 1955 -Katherine Dunaway and Flora Hammond, members of the junior class of Morgan County High School, recently participated in Birmingham-Southern College's first "Weekend on the Hilltop."
April 23, 1955 – Mr. And Mrs. Willis Hicks are visiting their son, UA Student Bobby Ray, in Tuscaloosa this weekend.
April 24, 1955 -In the case of Hartselle fisherman "Cotton" McDaniel this big one strictly did not get away. It's an eight-pound, one-ounce, small-mouth bass, caught this afternoon at Second Creek below Wheeler Dam, measuring 24 inches long and 18 and a quarter inches in girth. The big bass has been entered in the Athens Fisherman's rodeo and the national Field and Stream contest. Right now it is leading all contenders in the Athens event.
April 24, 1955 -Student preachers J. E. Bishop and Junior Hill filled the pulpit at Hartselle's First Baptist Church today. J. E. spoke at the morning and Junior at the evening service.
April 25, 1955 -Utilities will no longer be under the city council's direct control. The new Utilities Board of the City of Hartselle-Fred Bennett, L. H. Houston, and Bill Stewart-will have the responsibility for overseeing sewers, water, gas, etc., from now on.
April 26, 1955 -Local appliance dealer Sam Minor and his family are excited about the prospect of moving into their new home on Hickory Street in the very near future. Enquirer editor and publisher Jack Hoffhaus is currently building a new home on Pearl Street.

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Priceville students design art for SRO’s police car 

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Scott Stadthagen confirmed to University of West Alabama Board of Trustees 

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Hartselle plans five major paving projects for 2024 

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Future walking trail dubbed ‘Hartselle Hart Walk’ promotes heart health, downtown exploration 

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Chiropractor accused of poisoning wife asks judge to recuse himself 

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Hartselle seniors get early acceptance into pharmacy school  

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Farmers market to open Saturday for 2024 season

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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 

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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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