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Hartselle Enquirer

Looking back

By Staff
Researched by Dr. Bill Stewart
Oct. 27, 1955 -Vaughan Bridge Road, the gateway to one of the finest rural sections in Morgan County-out around Oak Ridge-is now closed. The Vaughan Bridge, which has been condemned as unsafe for years and years, has now become impassable.
Oct. 28, 1955 -All employees of Stewart Brothers Motor Company have pledged to give one day's pay as their contribution to the current United Fund appeal. These workers include Joe Bramlett, Roland and Roy Burgess, Hoyt Cloer, Ray Fulmer, Vernon Hargett, William A. and Reita King, Junior Lang, Loyd Nicholson, Earl Payne, Ollie Belle Roan, Clint Robertson, Thurman Smith, James Steele, Harold Thompson, Ed Watson, Billo Wiley, and W. H. Stewart.
Oct. 29, 1955 -The MCHS Tigers waded through deep territory in taking the Arabian Knights 13-7 tonight in a fast and furious game played at the Arab High School stadium. Tiger standouts included Tom Ed Roberts, Bobby Cooper, Jack Atkins, Auburn Foote, Franklin Dean, Karl Estes, Don Cordar, Robert Mayfield, and Joe Wright.
Oct. 30, 1955 -Katherine Anne Dunaway sold the most magazines among juniors and seniors in this year's campaign. Miss Dunaway's subscriptions amounted to $294.
Oct. 31, 1955 -A big Halloween carnival was put on at MCHS tonight. A jazz band composed of Bobby Hargett, James Roberts, Skipper Drinkard, Bobby Adams, and Bobby Cain, all of the MCHS band, was featured.
Nov. 1, 1955 -Halloween pranking went well out of bounds here in Hartselle last night as far as a small group of celebrants were concerned. One contingent toured the town in a car and engaged in target practice with streetlights. Others engaged in community vandalism in their rounds of "trick or treat" visits to local homes.
Nov. 2, 1955 -Hartselle's Morgan County Training School is fully supportive of the current United Fund appeal. Participating faculty and staff include Principal I. F. Stallworth and teachers Robert F. Henry, Miss Lena Jenkins, W. G. Osborn, Mrs. Daisy Osborne, Mrs. Eva Stallworth, Mrs. Parnell Thomas, Mrs. Juanita Turner, Mrs. Beatrice Whetstone, W. A. Whetstone, Mrs. Beatrice Whetstone, Mrs. Lucile White, Miss Willie F. Wiggins, and Mrs. Doris Wright,

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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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