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Hartselle Enquirer

A look back

By Staff
Researched by Dr. Bill Stewart
Aug. 10, 1956 -The new Hartselle Methodist superannuate home was dedicated tonight. Local participants were pastor Rev. E. M. Barnes, Jr.; Decatur district treasurer John Cooper; and the chairman of the local committee for the home, Dr. Fred Sherrill, Jr.
Aug. 11, 1956 -Hartselle citizens who have volunteered to work in the upcoming constitutional amendment referendum include Italyne Hardwick, Mayor John Burleson, J. V. Henderson, Launa Pattillo, Phil Orr, Gladys E. Peck, John T. Kyle, F. O. Sherrill, L. N. Whitman, Johnny Cain, Cecil Higginbotham, W. M. Cost, A. A. Oden, Eula Dunaway, Lola Mae Betterton, G. A. Sims, S. M. Nelson, Lucille W. Lindsey and Julius Glasscock.
Aug.12, 1956 -Along with other Morgan County Democratic activists, Gene Brindley Horton of Hartselle left today for Chicago where she will be a page at the party's national convention.
Aug. 12, 1956 -Mr. and Mrs. Guy Roberts entertained members of Mrs. Roberts' family with an al fresco supper tonight in the yard of their beautiful home on Nanceford Road.
Aug. 13, 1956 -The Morgan County Exchange, a farmer's cooperative, held its annual meeting here today at MCHS. Bobby Cain and his TV band provided the entertainment.
Aug.13, 1956 -Regular television viewers should be advised that the Democratic National Convention beginning today in Chicago will probably preempt many of their favorite programs.
Aug. 14, 1956 -Robert Newton, an accountant at Mitchell Industries, received only minor scratches when a tree fell on his car tonight.
Aug. 15, 1956 -Friends here will be glad to know that P. W. Barclift of Haleyville (formerly of Hartselle) is resting well after undergoing an emergency appendectomy last night.
August 15, 1956 -One of Hartselle's oldest citizens, Mrs. Mattie Nunn, age 92, died at her home tonight following a long illness. Mrs. Nunn, who was born in 1864, the last full year of the Civil War, was a member of the McKendree Methodist Church for 74 years.
Aug. 16, 1956 -Rev. E. M. Barnes, local Methodist pastor, has been in Arab this week conducting a revival.
Aug. 16, 1956 -Mrs. Dorothy Cordar and brother Bill are now back at home following a 10-day visit with relatives in Texas.

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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Hartselle City Schools second graders kick off civic education

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