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Hartselle Enquirer

Looking back

By Staff
Researched by Dr. Bill Stewart
August 4, 1955 -Scotty Stone, currently in Switzerland as an exchange student in the Experiment in International Living Program, has written home that he went swimming in Lake Thune but "it was cold as ice." He also reported that he had hiked about ten miles in the Alps "and since I walk faster than the others I arrived at our destination about 15 minutes head of the next two in the group."
August 4, 1955 -Dr. and Mrs. Walter C. Duncan and family moved this week into the new three-bedroom house at 310 Simpson Avenue, built earlier this year by Orville Tanner.
August 5, 1955 -A Decatur softball-playing combination of Kiwanis and Civitan club members beat Kiwanis-Civitan of Hartselle in a game played tonight. Robert Stephenson and James Stephenson were the two Hartselle moundsmen who bowed to the superior Decatur bats.
August 6, 1955 -Bobby Ray Hicks and Bob Orr spent today in Tuscaloosa looking for living quarters for the coming school year at the University of Alabama.
August 6, 1955 -Richard Wallace, Hartselle area insurance man, was robbed of approximately $400 while asleep in his home last night. Someone entered the dwelling and took the cash that Mr. Wallace had recently collected in premiums from his clients.
August 7, 1955 -J. P. Cain is the new assistant principal at MCHS, replacing Raymond Screws who has moved to Florida to take a teaching job.
August 7, 1955 -Norris Turney, Coy Turney, Bowes Channell, Don Summerford, and Paul Summerford attended the model airplane show at the Birmingham municipal airport this afternoon.
August 8, 1955 -Mrs. Elliotte Howell and daughter Helen were shopping in Birmingham recently. Helen will be returning to her studies at Huntingdon College in Montgomery next month. (Mrs. Howell passed away on July 23.)
August 9, 1955 -A daughter was born today to Mr. and Mrs. George Marshall. Mr. Marshall is the evangelist for the Hartselle Church of Christ.
August 9, 1955 -Mr. and Mrs. Phil Wasson are currently vacationing in Cuba.
August 10, 1955 -Former MCHS football standout Oscar Knox is expected to see considerable action in tomorrow night's North-South all-star game in Tuscaloosa.

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Some concerned over new Hartselle superintendent hire  

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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 

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Vinemont man killed in single-vehicle crash

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