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Hartselle Enquirer

A look back

By Staff
Researched by Dr. Bill Stewart
May 31, 1957-Several Hartselle area graduates were among the honorees today as Barbour County Circuit Judge George C. Wallace gave the commencement address at the Tennessee Valley Trade School. Judge Wallace is known as the father of the trade school movement because he introduced the bill calling for the establishment of these institutions in 1947. He is expected to be a leading candidate for governor next year.
May 31, 1957-Mrs. Alice Roberts, 78, Hartselle 2, died yesterday at Hartselle Hospital. Funeral services were today at Johnson Chapel where she had been a member for most of her life.
June 1, 1957-Currently in Miami Beach for the finals of the All-American Family Contest are Mr. and Mrs. Edwin C. Price and children. Mr. Price used to be the principal at MCHS but is now an assistant professor of humanities at Athens College. The Prices have five children ranging
in age from 3-14.
June 2, 1957-The Athens College baccalaureate service and graduation exercises were held today. Hartselle-area graduates include W. J. Alston, Ray Edwards, Mrs. Hoyle Hardwick, John Kirk and Thomas Simmons.
June 3, 1957-The recently graduated Class of ‘57 of MCHS has picked Betty Wagnon as the financial and Martha Lynn Roberts as the alumni secretary. They will serve permanently and take the leadership in organizing the reunions that the group plans to have.
June 4, 1957-Men who smoke cigarettes are 10 times more likely to succumb to lung cancer than nonsmokers, the American Cancer Society reported today. Smoking also increases the chances of fatal heart attacks by 70 per cent.
June 5, 1957-Clyde Key, 46, farmer of Hartselle 3, is very critically ill at Block-Chandler Hospital. Mr. Key is one of the most dedicated members of the Morgan County Singing Convention and has contributed his immense talents in gospel music not only in this area but in the state at-large as well.
June 5, 1957-Several Hartselle “future farmers” drove to Auburn today for the 28th state convention of the state FFA organization. Several of the delegates will compete in both the safe tractor driving and dairy cattle judging competitions.
June 6, 1957-Two area supermarkets are currently offering a free vacation trip to Havana, Cuba, aboard the S.S. Florida. The winning couple is promised that while in Havana they “will enjoy true Cuban hospitality” throughout their stay.

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Annual Hartselle Camp Meeting begins Sunday

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Salute: Hartselle High alumnus graduates from Naval Academy 

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Annual Hartselle Camp Meeting begins Sunday

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Goodbye to a good boy: Beloved family pet, Ace, battles cancer  

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College Street Players to present Newsies: The Broadway Musical 

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Hartselle adds two police officers 

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Hartselle bomb threat deemed hoax

Editor's picks

At 90, Carl Winton keeps on trucking

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Hartselle man with rare genetic condition headed to Grand Ole Opry

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Morgan delegation discusses recent legislative session 

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College Street Players to present Newsies: The Broadway Musical

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HU adjusts rates for water, sewer and natural gas services

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Town Council helps Priceville Elementary furnish school 

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Hartselle City Schools hires three math coaches for 2024-25 school year 

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Crestline students rock Alabama Stock Market Games, poster contest

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New EMA director worries and plans for a living

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Jonna’s journey: Local woman battles Glioblastoma with unyielding faith 

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Sheriff’s Office opens applications for 2024 youth academy

Brewer

MCS Technology Park to host STEAM summer camp for middle school students 

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Bridging the gap: Hartselle Historical Society launches guided walk downtown bringing history to life

Falkville

Storm shelter companies see increase in calls for installation

Falkville

Morgan County rabies clinic to be held June 1

Eva

Community class reunion celebrates Morgan schools

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Hats off: Class of 2024 graduates from Hartselle High School

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