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Hartselle Enquirer

A look back

Nov. 11, 1960-The MCHS Tigers romped over Rogersville tonight by a score of 56-6. This was the final game of the season and gave the home team an 8W-2L season. Coach Cain used every one of his 30-odd squad in the game.
Nov. 11, 1960-Funeral services were held today at Bethel Baptist Church for James Dales Dobbs, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. James Dorris Dobbs. Rev. Robert Slack officiated.
Nov. 11, 1960-John F. Thompson Post 52 of the American Legion held their annual Veterans Day brunswick stew tonight at the Legion home. Lloyd Logan is the current post commander.
Nov. 11, 1960-The Morgan County Gun Club held a general meeting of its 120 members tonight. The club president is Dr. Harold Blanton, a prominent Hartselle physician.
Nov. 12, 1960-W. R. Mixon, 74, longtime Hartselle resident, died today at Birmingham Veterans Hospital. Mr. Mixon worked from 1924-52 at the Hartselle Post Office. While funeral plans are still incomplete, L. N. Whitman, Bluitt Landers, W. C. O’Bar, Leo Barclift, Cecil Johnson, and J. B. Huie have been designated as pallbearers.
Nov. 12, 1960-National Book Week is in progress. As part of the observance, Mrs. L. M. Hatcher, the local librarian, arranged to have a story hour for children today. The featured new book was “Charlotte’s Web” by E. B. White.
Nov. 12, 1960-Dr. Guy Colbert is in Birmingham today for the annual meeting of the Alabama Chiropractic Association.
Nov. 12, 1960—Mr. and Mrs. Guy Roberts are at Marion Military Institute today. Their son Larry is a student at M.M.I.
Nov. 13, 1960-Mrs. Arthur Bean is en route to St. Louis where she will attend the National Girl Scout Convention. She is Hartselle chair of the GSA.
Nov. 13, 1960-B. G. Hall and Lucille Hawkins are in Mobile for the annual meeting of the Alabama Farm Bureau. Walter Randolph was re-elected to his 21st term as president of the group.
Nov. 14, 1960-The Madonna Circle of the First Methodist Church met tonight in the home of Mrs. Robert Stephenson.
Nov. 15, 1960-The new city recorder’s court held its first session this morning. It replaces the old mayor’s court. However, it will be presided over by Mayor Grady Long who will be paid $100 per month for this work.
Nov. 16, 1960-The Culture Club met this afternoon at the home of Mrs. Perry Howse. Dr. David Chandler spoke on the topic, “The Attitude of Psychology Toward Religion.”
Nov. 17, 1960-First prize for the largest number of sales/listings has been awarded to Mrs. Joe Speake, an active member of the Hartselle Elementary School, which sponsors the annual community calendar program.
Nov. 17, 1960-The Massey community is facing the loss of their school. Due to its small enrollment, education authorities are considering consolidating it with larger schools in the area.
Massey residents are unanimously opposed to this idea.
Nov. 17, 1960-Mrs. J. E. Stone Jr. has moved her antique shop to the Day house at 200 Pearl Street.
Nov. 17, 1960-Paul Burgess is the new president of the Hartselle Kiwanis Club. He succeeds Scott Stone. Charles Quinn is vice president, Billy Evans is secretary, and Robert Peck is the treasurer.
Nov. 17, 1960-Dr. Fred Sherrill will soon open a medical practice in Falkville, his offices being located in the Falkville Nursing Home.
Nov. 17, 1960-Forty-five merchants are lined up to participate in prize giveaways as part of Hartselle’s annual Christmas festival.
Nov. 17, 1960-Site preparation began this week on a parking lot for the First Methodist Church at the corner of Hammett and Hickory streets. Plans are for a new building probably on the site of the old Stephenson home at some time in the future.

Editor's picks

Hartselle graduate creates product for amputees 

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Tigers roar in Athens soccer win

Danville

Local family raises Autism awareness through dirt racing  

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Three Hartselle students named National Merit finalists  

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Morgan chief deputy graduates from FBI National Academy

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Hartselle students collect food for good cause 

Falkville

Falkville to hold town-wide yard sale next month

At a Glance

Danville man dies after vehicle leaves Hudson Memorial Bridge 

Editor's picks

Clif Knight, former Hartselle mayor, Enquirer writer, dies at 88

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Hartselle Utilities reminds community April is safe digging month 

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Teen powerhouse invited to compete in international strongman event

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Azaleas: An Alabama beauty 

Decatur

Master Gardeners plant sale returns in April

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Morgan leaders honored at annual banquet

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Local students selected for 2024 Blackburn Institute Class

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Hartselle sophomore represents Civil Air Patrol in D.C.  

Editor's picks

Hartselle council hires architect for new fire station, library and event center

At a Glance

PowerGrid Services in Hartselle evacuated for bomb threat

Morgan County

20 under 40: Trey Chowning

Falkville

20 under 40: TJ Holmes

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20 under 40: Spencer Bell

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20 under 40: Shelby Keenum

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20 under 40: Rachel Howard

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20 under 40: Mary Virgina Halbrooks

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