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Hartselle Enquirer

A look back

By By Dr. Bill Stewart
June 12, 1958-Guy Roberts has bought out Bailey’s Style Shop. Mrs. Roberts will manage the women’s wear store.
June 12, 1958-Coy Turney has joined the regular Army. Coy graduated from MCHS on May 27. His initial posting will be with the Army’s Aircraft Defense Command.
June 12, 1958-A Falkville mother committed suicide at her father-in-law’s home tonight. She and her husband had been having serious marital problems. One source of the woman’s despondency was that he was about to be drafted into the Army.
June 12,1958-Hartselle collegians who are currently in attendance at UA summer school include Billy Groover, Mike Roberts, Bill Stewart, Wayne Barclift, and Charter Nicholson. David Buckalew is in summer school at API. Martha Lynn Roberts is matriculating at Huntingdon College.
June 13, 1958-A 24-hour retreat at the campgrounds for the intermediate department of the First Methodist Church began at 6 p.m. tonight and will end at the same time tomorrow night. Chaperones are Mrs. Warren Hamby, Mrs. Opal C. Stewart, and Mr. and Mrs. Charles C. Oden.
June 14, 1958-Tommy Ed Roberts has gone to Chattanooga where he will be employed during the summer months.
June 15, 1958-Lizzie Reed Penn and Merle Freeman spent today in Russellville, the guests of Beulah Hester.
June 15, 1958-Ted Lee, a member of Danville Scout Troop 11, caught a black racer snake today. He is preserving it to show at the next troop meeting.
June 16, 1958-Bowes Channell, a student at Georgia Tech, is now back at home, spending the summer with his mother, Mrs. D. G. Channell, and other relatives.
June 17, 1958-Dr. Robert Sittason discussed fluoridation at today’s meeting of the Rotary Club. He believes it would do an immense amount of good for children’s dental health and cost each Hartselle citizen only about ten cents per year.
June 18, 1958-A kitchen shower was held tonight for Virginia Ann Johnson, bride-elect of Frank Stewart. Mrs. Lee Palmer and Betty Palmer hosted the event in their home.
June 18, 1958-A TB sanatorium employee, Jane Russell, drowned in the All States Tourist Court swimming pool today. Ratliff Hardwick, the motel proprietor, said Jane was part of a group swim which, for some inexplicable reason, turned into a profound tragedy with the young woman’s death.
June 18, 1958-Mr. and Mrs. Joe Summerford have returned from their honeymoon and are now at home in Falkville.

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Sheffield is officer of quarter 

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Fourth grade rocks 4-H 

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‘Jesus Revolution’: Priceville couple serve as extras in upcoming faith-based film  

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Finding Your Future draws crowd

News

Lacey’s Spring man allegedly entered neighbor’s house, abused sleeping woman

Hartselle

Crestwood Shopping Center sold to Florida investment company

News

Chamber’s State of the County breakfast set for February

Hartselle

Making progress

News

Judge’s choice  

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Sheriff gets OK to hire part-time jailers

News

Hartselle Drama Gala returns Saturday

At a Glance

Annual tree giveaway to be held March 1

Eva

Shaddix, Hopkins named Morgan Teachers of the Year  

Morgan County

Fundraising kicks off for 120-foot Morgan cross

Morgan County

Stadthagen named to three legislative committees  

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Morgan’s jobless rate among lowest statewide  

Falkville

Looking ahead: Growth on horizon for Hartselle, surrounding area  

Hartselle

American Legion Post 52 hosts annual speech contest 

At a Glance

Falkville man killed in crash

At a Glance

Somerville shooting victim identified

At a Glance

Morgan students graduate from JSU

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Hartselle Educator Hall of Fame to induct six  

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Flying high: Hartselle senior is dual enrolled in aviation program 

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Judge dismisses lawsuit that sought to invalidate hiring of new Hartselle superintendent 

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