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Hartselle Enquirer

A look back

Oct. 22, 1959—Crestline Heights, a development of Dr. Fred Sherrill Jr., is expanding rapidly. It is anticipated that ultimately about 100 homes will be built.

Oct. 23, 1959-MCHS plays Moulton tonight. The Tigers are suffering because first string QB Wayne Brown has an ankle injury and his backup, Jimmy Plemmons, has a dislocated thumb. Other first-stringers with injuries are Gary Rollins and Paul Beard.

Later: MCHS beat Moulton 13-0 here tonight. This was the Tigers’ initial TVC win of the season.

Offensive leaders for the home team were quarterback Wayne Brown and halfback Bobby Harris. Brown distinguished himself with a 40-yard touchdown run. He also scored the other TD with a run from the one after Bobby Harris had carried the ball from the Moulton 41.

Oct. 23, 1959-Leighton beat Falkville 27-7 tonight. left half Mack Bramlett got most of the Blue Devils’ yardage, it was Lloyd McCarley who scored the team’s only TD.

Oct. 24, 1959-Mayor John Burleson said today that he and the city council were currently discussing who should take the place of the late Councilman T. M. McCutcheon who passed away at his home last week. Hugh Penn narrowly missed being chosen at the last election and normally would be the choice, but he is now postmaster and thus ineligible to serve.

Oct. 25, 1959-A Union Hill man was placed in the Morgan County jail this morning for cutting his father’s throat at the family home. The wound was not fatal but did require 15 stitches to close.

Oct. 25, 1959-Dr. W. H. Block, a member of the American Heart Association’s executive board, is currently in Philadelphia to participate in an AHA symposium.

Oct. 25, 1959-Tennis Sparkman is recovering from flu at his home. Mr. Sparkman is a charter member of the Morgan County Singing Convention and has attended every session since it was established in 1913.

Oct. 26, 1959-Hartselle area telephone subscribers began receiving their new telephone books today. A total of about 13,000 will be distributed in Decatur-Hartselle, up 600 from last year.

Oct. 27, 1959-The late T. M. McCutcheon will be replaced on the Hartselle City Council by a former mayor and councilman, S. E. “Happy” Gibson. This decision was made by the present council at their regular meeting at city hall tonight. Mr. Gibson is a retired postal employee who currently sells real estate.

Oct. 27, 1959-Airman Third Class Jimmy Atkins completed an educational program today at Lackland Air Force Base, Tex., which has qualified him as an assistant chaplain.

Oct. 27, 1959-Scott Stone is the newly elected president of the Hartselle Kiwanis Club. Other officers will be Paul Burgess, vice-president; Joe Howell, secretary; and Loyd Jones, treasurer. Board members will be Charlie Beene, Horace Broom, Jimmie Davis, J. C.Johnson, Harvey Pickens, Robert Peck, Charles Quinn and Robert Stephenson.

Oct. 27, 1959-Gerry Rollins will serve as president of the MCHS Key Club during the current school year. He will be assisted by Archie King, vice president; Carl Johnson, secretary; and Doug Turney, treasurer. Projects under consideration include building a trophy case for the new school gym and putting gravel on a heavily used parking lot.

Oct. 27, 1959-Undefeated LSU is currently ranked as the number one college football team in the nation. Auburn is ranked fifth and got five first-place votes this week.

Oct. 28, 1959-The Alabama Senate has passed and forwarded to Governor Patterson a bill to change the name of Alabama Polytechnic Institute to Auburn University.

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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

Falkville

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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