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Hartselle Enquirer

A look back

By Staff
Researched by Bill Stewart
July 13, 1956 -The Morgan County Maid of Cotton contest was won tonight by Marguerite Livingston. Other high-ranking contestants included Sarah Ann Thompson, Helen Howell, Rhona Howell, Betty Vaughn Cook, Jo Ann Penn, and Estha McLain.
July 13, 1956 -Martha Lynn Roberts and Betty Wagnon entertained a group of friends tonight in the yard of the E. R. Roberts home. Invitees included Joy Sue Gibson, Marilyn Pettit, Ann Hoffhaus, Ellen Allen, Monty Lindsey, Billy Lindsey, Bobby Dean Hargett, Bowes Channell, and Kenneth Alexander.
July 13, 1956 -Dr. and Mrs. Harold Blanton, newcomers to Hartselle, were the guests of honor this evening when a group gathered for a Dutch supper at Woodall's barbecue restaurant.
July 14, 1956 -Betty Palmer, who is attending summer school at Auburn, is spending the weekend at home.
July 15, 1956 -Max and Tom Merrill were in Nashville and Bon Aqua, Tenn., today visiting friends and relatives.
July 16, 1956 -The price of homogenized milk in Alabama is currently fixed at 25 cents per quart by the state milk control board. It is against the law to sell it for any more or any less.
July 17, 1956 -Scotty Stone has received his discharge from the Army and returned to the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Stone, Jr., today. Scotty will be associated with his father in Stone Bro. Lumber Co.
July 18, 1956 -Mr. and Mrs. Robert Street entertained a number of relatives with a steak supper in their yard tonight.
July 18, 1956 -Hartselle police have found two gangs composed of youths that lurk in the backstreets and under cover in the town-often late at night.
July 19, 1956 -J. O. Blizzard, Hartselle agent for the State Farm Insurance Co., will move his office to 120 South Sparkman Street in the near future. He will share space with Dr. James S. Martin, optometrist.
July 19, 1956 -Doris Whetstone has returned to Hartselle after having attended a youth advancement meeting held at Camp Fletcher near Bessemer.
July 19, 1956 -Rev. E. M. Barnes and family left today for Lake Junaluska, N.C., where they will enjoy a week's vacation.

Hartselle

Hartselle man guilty of rape of juvenile 

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Hartselle Police Department looks to fill six positions  

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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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Hartselle City Schools second graders kick off civic education

News

Dairy production facility closures impact Alabama schools

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Brewer High consumer science class gets new kitchen after 50 years

News

In the community: Sunflowers and summertime

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