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Hartselle Enquirer

A look back

By Staff
Researched by Dr. Bill Stewart
Aug. 3, 1956 -Cadet James F. Stewart III returned tonight from Fort Knox, Ky., where he spent the past eight weeks attending a ROTC training camp.
Aug. 4, 1956 -Helen Howell is spending the weekend in Montgomery training for her role as a freshman counselor at Huntingdon College in the upcoming academic year.
Aug. 4, 1956 -Local rock and roll fans were eagerly buying up "Hound Dog" today, the latest release by Memphis sensation Elvis Presley.
Aug. 5, 1956 -Mrs. Frances Stewart Bennett, 49, passed away at Hartselle hospital this morning at 11:45, following a long illness.
Aug. 5, 1956 -Rev. Darryl Harris, popular pastor of the Lebanon Baptist Church, began a revival at New Friendship tonight.
Aug. 6, 1956 -Sam Houston underwent an operation this morning at Hartselle Hospital for removal of a cyst on his back. The operation was a success, but Sam faces a month of inactivity as a convalescent.
Aug. 6, 1956 -Today was the hottest so far this year in Hartselle, with the thermometer topping out at an even 100 degrees.
Aug. 7, 1956 -William Bradford Huie was the very interesting program speaker for the Hartselle Rotary Club at today's luncheon meeting. Huie, one of the United States' best known authors in the book field and a Hartselle schoolboy 30 years ago, told the Rotarians that he has come back here to make his home. The most famous of Mr. Huie's books, "The Revolt of Mamie Stover," has already sold five million copies and promises to sell about 15 million.
Aug. 8, 1956 -Over 1,000 members attended today's meeting of the Joe Wheeler Electric Co-op. Eighth District Congressman Bob Jones was the featured speaker. Jones assailed the Eisenhower Administration and asserted that it was trying to destroy TVA.
Hartselle's Moses and Brown Furniture donated a Kelvinator electric range as a door prize.
Aug. 8, 1956 -The Morgan County Foxhunters Association is currently holding its bench show and field trials at Cole Springs. D. L. St. John is secretary of the group.
Aug. 9, 1956 -Rev. and Mrs. Frank Aldridge reached the goal of 65 years of marriage today. Brother Aldridge officially retired in 1939 but he has been continuously active in the work of the Methodist church since that time.

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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