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Hartselle Enquirer

Looking back

By Staff
Researched by Dr. Bill Stewart
July 7, 1955 -A bill was introduced in the state senate today to appropriate $885,000 as Alabama's share of an armory-building program the primary cost of which will be borne by the federal government. One of the 24 projected armories will be in Hartselle. The new Guard headquarters will replace the current Railroad Street building that has been in use for about 15 years.
July 7, 1955 -Skip Drinkard, Max Skidmore, and Cecil Brown are currently participating in the state 4-H camp at Auburn. They represent about a thousand young men who are currently enrolled in 4-H clubs in Morgan County schools.
July 8, 1955 -Ralph Pattillo, 20-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Van Pattillo, who reside at 301 East Main, will soon finish his basic Air Force military training at Lackland AFB in Texas.
July 8, 1955 -A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Harvel at Hartselle Hospital today.
July 9, 1955 -Hartselle is well represented in the officer corps for the Alabama Department of the American Legion. John McDaniel is the new sergeant-at-arms and Lawson Lynn is the department adjutant.
July 9, 1955 -Camp meeting is in progress at the Hartselle Tabernacle for one more day. Services are at 10:45, 2:45, and 7:45.
July 10, 1955 -Formation of a Morgan County park and recreation board is in progress. Hartselle attorney Merrill Doss is taking a leading role in this.
July 11, 1955 -Carolyn Block and Betty Vaughn Cook began teaching swimming classes at the municipal pool this morning. The instruction is free, aside from the usual pool admission, and will last for two weeks.
July 12, 1955 -Blue and gold trash cans, donated by the Hartselle Kiwanis Club, are now conveniently located on the downtown streets for the disposal of trash.
July 13, 1955 -Robert Street is the new president of the Hartselle Rotary Club.
July 13, 1955 -Mary Cecil Johnson, a teacher in the public schools of Defuniak Springs, Florida, is currently visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Johnson, and other homefolks.

At a Glance

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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Morgan buys SUVs to transport seniors, deliver meals

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

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Morgan teen exhibits grand champion at Alabama National Fair

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Murder-for-hire defendant seeks bond

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Stadthagen supports

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SALUTE

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Second grade students in Hartselle honor heroes

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Alabama DHR accepting applications for next round of child care bonuses 

At a Glance

Vinemont man killed in single-vehicle crash

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Littlest Christmas Tree Farm opens Friday

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