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Hartselle Enquirer

A look back

By Staff
Researched by Dr. Bill Stewart
Feb. 23, 1956 -Today is moving day for Hartselle Pharmacy which will become Strickland Drug Company as it opens tomorrow morning in its new location at the corner of Main and Sparkman streets.
Feb. 23, 1956 -A spirited spring election contest for the office of chairman of the Morgan County Board of Revenue and Control (county commission) is certain-Three prominent Hartselle men and one from Trinity are candidates-Sim L. Howell, Leonard Slate, Guy Roberts, and Wallace Meadows. Mr. Howell is the incumbent with 16 years' service.
Feb. 24, 1956 -The Garland Rollins' handsome brick dwelling at 612 North Sparkman Street has been converted into a rest and convalescent home, with accommodations for six patients.
Feb. 24, 1956 -Katherine Anne Dunaway, Jimmy Millwood, Bill Stewart, Joe Wright, Charles Lambert, Ann Dutton, Anne Hoffhaus, Saralene Bridges, Jo Beth Shipp, Betty Jo Kyker, Jenny Lauderdale, Sylvia Stephenson, Janice Templeton, Martha Stewart and Jimmy Wright-all members of the local chapter-are in Auburn this weekend for the state Future Teachers of America convention.
Feb. 25, 1956 -Bill Dorr, Enquirer writer and associate editor, has been named as one of the winners in the Alabama Festival of Arts poetry contest.
Feb. 26, 1956 -Rev. W. K. (Billy) Stephenson, a Hartselle native and former Tiger football standout, was the guest speaker as the third church loyalty crusade was launched tonight at the First Christian Church.
Feb. 27, 1956 -Fred Hammond is the owner of a new pool hall that opened recently on Main Street in the building recently vacated by Stover's Cash Store.
Feb. 28, 1956 -Prof. I. F. Stallworth of MCTS has his campus practically spotless. This is the result of the hard work done recently by his dedicated faculty and industrious students.
March 1, 1956 -Hartselle police are investigating a flurry of home burglaries and auto pilfering during the last few weeks.
March 1, 1956 -Grizzard's Caf/ closed its doors today. Ruth and Ruby's Beauty Shop will take this spot after remodeling and redecorating.

Falkville

Larry Madison has been a pillar in Falkville for four decades

Hartselle

Hartselle trio nominated for two K-LOVE awards

Hartselle

Hartselle students chosen to attend Girls State

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Hartselle Kiwanis Club continues scholarly legacy with annual golf tournament

Editor's picks

Heartbreaking finish: Hartselle comes up a run short in state baseball finals

Decatur

Fallen Morgan County officers remembered, families honored  

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Hartselle drops Game 1 to Hillcrest, needs two wins for state title

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Despite title loss, Hartselle thankful for state experience 

Editor's picks

Hartselle baseball legend dies

Breaking News

Hartselle baseball legend William Booth dies at 79

At a Glance

ALDOT patching area of Thompson Road tomorrow, Thursday

At a Glance

Spring-time market day in Hartselle scheduled for May 18 

Hartselle

New Crestline Elementary School welcomes students

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Hartselle industry closing, affecting more than 150 jobs  

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Habitat for Humanity applications for homeownership available June 3 

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State seeking death penalty for Fort Payne woman accused of pushing victim off cliff

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Pilot of ultralight dies in Hartselle plane crash

Editor's picks

Northern lights visible from north Alabama

Hartselle

Hartselle students to attend Boys State

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High scorers: 42 Hartselle students a part of ACT 30 plus club

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Hartselle projects budget surplus based on midyear numbers 

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Planned Hartselle library already piquing interest 

Brewer

Students use practical life skills at Morgan County 4-H competition

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After 13 years underground, the cicadas are coming 

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