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Hartselle Enquirer

Looking back

By Staff
Researched by Dr. Bill Stewart
July 14, 1955 -Mrs. Lee Palmer is chairman of a group recently named by Hartselle Chamber of Commerce President Ollie Camp. It's the "newcomers' committee" and will have as its mission welcoming people moving to Hartselle. Mrs. Frank Smith is serving as co-chair of the new task force.
July 15, 1955 -The parlor of the Hartselle Methodist Church was the setting this evening for the uniting in holy matrimony of Nancy Allen Pattillo and Richard Ward Stoner. The former Miss Pattillo is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis C. Pattillo while Mr. Stoner is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur B. Stoner of Sylacauga.
July 16, 1955 -Pvt. Franklin Hanners, a Hartselle military man, recently made his fifth parachute jump from a C-119 aircraft. Private Hanners is with the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, N.C.
July 16, 1955 -The Fence Builders' Club has now raised enough money to build a fence around the Tiger football field. A Birmingham firm will construct a tornado-type, steel-link fence with five gates at a cost of $2,878. Robert Street was the leader in the club's fund-raising efforts.
July 17, 1955 -Alabamians may be able to breathe a little easier as a result of a law enacted in Washington today. It provides substantial federal financial assistance to states and localities in dealing with the increasing problem of air pollution.
July 18, 1955 -Hartselle's brand-new 200,000-gallon water storage tank will be connected to the municipal water system next week. This was the report from Coy Stephenson, superintendent of the city water department.
July 19, 1955 -Rolland Oden, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Oden of Eva, is about to finish up a four-week ROTC encampment at Ellington Air Force Base in Houston.
July 20, 1955 -The Auburn-Alabama football game to be played in Birmingham on November 26 is now a sellout. A total of 43,067 reserved seats have been sold for the annual gridiron classic. This is the first pre-season sellout since 1949, the second year of the renewal of the Tiger-Tide football series.

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Scholarship named after 4-year-old killed by dog; no criminal charges expected  

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Sheriff’s academy open for registration

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Local business launches ‘Play It Forward’ program to support local families  

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UPDATE: Child dies after being attacked by dog in Hartselle

Breaking News

Child attacked by dog in Hartselle

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Local legend retires after 34 years at Hartselle Pizza Hut

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Hartselle soccer teams sweep Morgan County Tournament

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Hartselle gears up for future growth: City seeks input for new comprehensive plan 

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Severe weather preparedness sales tax holiday begins tomorrow

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‘I hope it fuels them’: Hartselle turns focus to next season after Elite Eight loss

At a Glance

Students advance to final round in 3D CAD competition

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Woman accused of pushing Hartselle woman off cliff writes letter to judge 

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Hartselle Drama makes a splash with “The SpongeBob Musical” 

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Hartselle woman marks 28th anniversary of heart transplant 

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Woman killed in Somerville house fire identified

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Child Safety Conference set for March 5

Editor's picks

Decatur Morgan Hospital getting Safe Haven Baby Box 

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Annual tree giveaway set for March 6 

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Hartselle native joins American Angus Association  

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FlashFiber celebrates 10,000th customer 

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Alleged shooter in murder-for-hire case to stand trial in October 

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Garbage routes altered for Presidents Day

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College Street Players to present magical production of Peter Pan Jr.  

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Hundreds dazzle at annual Cinderella Ball 

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