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Hartselle Enquirer

A look back

By Staff
Researched by Dr. Bill Stewart
June 8, 1956 -The Johnson Sisters, popular entertainers of radio and stage, appeared in concert tonight at the Hartselle armory. The Calvaleers Quartet was also featured in a program consisting of spirituals, hymns and hillbilly music.
June 8, 1956 -J. C. and Beulah Pettey will be leaving very soon for Gainesville, Fla., where they will both do summer postgraduate work at the State University. Lizzie Reed Penn and Beulah Hester will pursue similar studies at George Peabody College in Nashville.
June 9, 1956 -Mr. and Mrs. Ed Summers have recently been recuperating from illness at the home of their son, Edward Summers, and Mrs. Summers, on Bethel Road.
June 9, 1956 -Hartselle municipal politics is stimulating more discussion at present. It is expected that Councilman Troy Nunn will challenge incumbent Mayor John Burleson. To the south, in Falkville, D. L. St. John and John Cloud are expected to face off for that town's top job.
June 10, 1956 -Opal Cross Stewart, Dorothy Cordar and Tommy, Susan Stewart, and Bill Stewart Jr., are currently enjoying a short vacation in Panama City.
June 11, 1956 -Hartselle postmen are getting increasingly tired of walking all over a rapidly growing community to discharge their appointed rounds. It is hoped that motorized service can be instituted in the relatively near future.
June 12, 1956 -Toll-free telephone service between Hartselle and Decatur is something more and more citizens are strongly feeling the need for. Southern Bell seems willing to provide this new service but cautions that monthly bills will increase as a result.
June 12, 1956 -The facilities of the MCHS home ec department and the assistance of Mrs. Effie Lou Gilchrist, home ec teacher, are offered to the general public-adult women and teenagers alike-for the next three weeks.
June 13, 1956 -Morgan County author W. H. Yancey has put the finishing touches on a manuscript entitled "The Gate is Down" and hopes to publish it as a book within the next few months.
June 14, 1956 -Hartselle Police Chief Bill Kyker is winning high praise for the professional way in which he is discharging his responsibilities as the town's top law enforcement officer. Comer Henderson is functioning in a similarly efficient way as fire chief.

Hartselle

Bethel Baptist celebrates sesquicentennial 

Editor's picks

Cheers to the golden years: Columbia Cottage honors two centenarians 

Eva

Eva celebrates annual Frontier Days

Hartselle

Hartselle man guilty of rape of juvenile 

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Hartselle Police Department looks to fill six positions  

Falkville

Falkville sets agenda for 25th fall festival 

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New manufacturing program at Hartselle, Limestone schools 

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Home Sweet Hartselle mural painted on Sparkman Street

Hartselle

Hartselle woman named to Inno under 25 

Hartselle

Volunteers, sponsors needed for Stars Over Hollywood prom 

Hartselle

Crowd gathers for 41st annual Depot Days 

Decatur

A heart for the arts: Hartselle art program receives River Clay grant

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Chiropractor released after charge of poisoning wife back in jail  

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Morgan employees in line for 5 percent pay hike  

Hartselle

Chiropractor charged with poisoning wife released on bond 

Editor's picks

Hartselle homecoming kick-off showcases school spirit

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Depot Days returns Saturday  

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Fitness Court unveiled at Sparkman Park  

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Hartselle man allegedly poisoned wife with lead in murder attempt  

Hartselle

Crestline students enjoy third annual Ag Day

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Highway 36 reopens east of Hartselle 

At a Glance

Hartselle man eludes police, arrested on possession charges

Breaking News

Hartselle man arrested for attempted murder of wife

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In the community: Highflying fun

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