A look back
Nov. 4, 1960-The MCHS Tigers visited Cullman for the Bearcats’ homecoming tonight. The trip back home was a long one, however, since Cullman beat Hartselle 26-0.
Nov. 4, 1960—Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Mattox announce the engagement of their daughter, Ann, to Howard Lyle (Buddy) Roberts, son of Mr. and Mrs. Horace Roberts. A home wedding is planned for Nov. 30.
Nov. 5, 1960-Sen. John Sparkman and U.S. Rep. Bob Jones spoke in Hartselle today in behalf of the Kennedy-Johnson ticket at a rally at the Stewart and Bennett gin lot downtown. This was the only rally scheduled for Hartselle during the presidential national campaign. Guy D. Roberts is chairman of the Morgan County Democratic Committee.
Nov. 5, 1960-Susan Martin, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. James S. Martin, celebrated her sixth birthday with an afternoon home party today.
Nov. 5, 1960—Mr. and Mrs. Carl Pattillo are spending the weekend in Franklin, Tenn., with relatives.
Nov. 6, 1960-W. L. Ballew, 75, of Decatur 4, father of Mrs. F. E. Burleson, died early today at his residence. The funeral will be Monday at Bethel Baptist.
Nov. 6, 1960-Dr. James S. Martin, local
optometrist and president of the northwest district of the Alabama Optometric Association, is in Tuscaloosa today participating in a seminar sponsored by the group.
Nov. 7, 1960-Piggly Wiggly Supermarket is advertising two large boxes of Fab for 49 cents. Heinz catsup is on sale for 19 cents for a 14-ounce bottle and cake mixes are 10 cents per box.
Nov. 7, 1960—Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Guyse have bought a home at Winter Haven, Fla., and plan to go there next month. They will also keep their present home east of Hartselle. The Guyses built a big business in the making and distributing of sandwiches, but sold it a month ago to Frank Williams.
Nov. 8, 1960-Democrats took Hartselle handily in today’s presidential election. Out of 2,622 votes cast, Democrats got 1,670 and Republicans, 952.
Nov. 8, 1960-In session tonight, the new Hartselle City Council voted to make wrong-way parking punishable by a $1 fine.
Nov. 8, 1960-Evelyn Jennings and Karen Head, both UA students, sang for Hartselle Kiwanians at their meeting tonight. They were introduced by Walter Guyton, the UA student union director.
Nov. 8, 1960-The W.S.C.S. of West End Methodist met tonight. Longtime missionary Carolyn Teague spoke on customs and changes in Japan.
Nov. 10, 1960-Seven men were arrested for public drunkenness in legally dry Hartselle this past week.
Nov. 10, 1960-Forty-four merchants along Main Street have gotten up a petition to oppose parallel parking. If this new system went into effect, 45 parking spaces would be lost.
The council has decided therefore to halt parallel parking on the north side of the street indefinitely and look for off-street parking.
Nov. 10, 1960-Hartselle will rejoin the Alabama League of Municipalities. The city dropped its membership four years ago.
Nov. 10, 1960-Twelve-minute parking meters will be installed in front of the bank and post office.
Nov. 10, 1960—Mr. and Mrs. John Guier and daughter, Claire, are currently vacationing on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
Nov. 10, 1960-The movie “She Gods of Shark Reef” is now showing at the Rodeo Theatre downtown.