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Hartselle Enquirer

Looking back

By Staff
Researched by Dr. Bill Stewart
June 30, 1955 -The Cedar Plains Christian Church, decimated by the April 24 tornado, will be rebuilt. This was the message delivered this week by Lovic Orr, head of the Massey Community Club. What is projected to be a largely volunteer effort will begin a month from now.
June 30, 1955 -Mrs. Merrill Doss and her fellow officers are already making plans for activities in support of Hartselle Elementary during the next school year. Mrs. Doss, the PTA president, will be assisted by Mrs. Truman Aldridge (vice-president), Mrs. Coy Sparkman (secretary), and Mrs. Comer Tankersley (treasurer).
July 1, 1955 -Work began today on a multiphase improvement program that will widen U.S. Highway 31 between Decatur and Hartselle.
July 2, 1955 -Dr. W. H. Block is taking an increasingly important part in matters relating to heart health at both the state and national levels. The esteemed Hartselle physician recently returned from a meeting of the board of directors of the American Heart Association in New York City.
July 2, 1955 -June Long, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Howell Long of Falkville will be married later this summer to Donald Stephenson of Dallas, son of Mr. and Mrs. Coy Stephenson.
July 3, 1955 -William Bradford Huie has gone to Hollywood to assist in the filming of his book, "The Revolt of Mamie Stover."
July 4, 1955 -Morgan County will have a new park for use on future July Fourths as well as all other occasions if all goes as planned. The idea is to set aside an area adjacent to the Hartselle water plant at Flint Creek for strictly recreational purposes. TVA owns the land so its board of directors will have to give their approval.
July 5, 1955 -MCHS Principal J. C. Pettey has received the resignation of Raymond Screws, assistant principal. Compensating for this loss is a new acquisition, Roman Higdon, veteran and capable high school teacher who is coming from Priceville High School.
July 6, 1955 -Morgan County Superintendent of Education Lester Wooten and Mrs. Wooten are at present in Chicago for the annual meeting of the National Education Association.

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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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