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    Cold Springs, Cullman, Featured, Good Hope, Holly Pond, Local, Sports PREP SOFTBALL: Cold Springs drops nail-biter to Jasper; Thursday scoring recap BREMEN, Ala. -- The Cold Springs Lady Eagles hosted Jasper for their home opener Thursday night and unfortunately for the home crowd, they dropped a heartbreaker to the Lady Vikings 5-4. Cold Springs starter Emma Black got the first two outs Continue Reading Addison, Featured, Local, Sports PREP BASEBALL: Addison drops home tilt against Mars Hill 13-0 ADDISON, Ala. -- Addison hosted the Mars Hill Panthers in the first of a home and home series, Addison travels to Mars Hill tomorrow night. It was not a good night for the hometown Bulldogs as Mars Hill dominated the Dawgs winning 13-0 in Continue Reading Featured, Local, Sports, West Point PREP BASEBALL: Warriors blank Fairview at home 10-0 WEST POINT, Ala. – After handling Athens on the road 10-0 earlier this week, the West Point Warriors returned home Thursday for a showdown with the Fairview Aggies. Branson Smith got the start on the mound for the Warriors and Continue Reading Featured, Local, Sports, West Point PREP SOFTBALL: West Point falls to Hayden at home 12-1 WEST POINT, Ala. – The West Point Lady Warriors returned home to host Hayden for a varsity matchup Thursday night and after building an early lead in the first few innings, the Lady Wildcats were eventually able to pull away Continue Reading Pet of the Week (Bonus) Pet of the Week: Enjoy a treat with this Butter Biscuit! CULLMAN, Ala. – Since the Cullman County Animal Shelter has love to spare right now, Donna Ruttkay shares a bonus Cullman Tribune Pet of the Week: Butter Biscuit is a 1-year-old terrier mix. He’s a lively, but not hyper, medium-energy pet who’s Continue Reading Health, News Ivey extends mask mandate until April 9 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Thursday extended the state’s Safer at Home Order, including the mask mandate, until Friday, April 9 at 5 p.m. It had been set to expire March 5. She was joined in a Continue Reading Agriculture, News Cullman County’s Ben Haynes recognized for top state honors in National Corn Yield Contest ST. LOUIS, Mo. - The National Corn Yield Contest, sponsored annually by the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA), recognizes farmers from across the country for their efforts and exceptional results. Although the past year posed numerous tests for all Continue Reading Local, News Food, love, care… all in a backpack HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Two breakfasts, two lunches, two suppers and six snacks... all packed up for the weekend. That is what the Hanceville Knapsacks for Kids program is all about. The program is a well-organized machine that involves volunteers, donors Continue Reading arrest_report.jpg Crime, News Arrests and incidents reported March 4, 2021 CULLMAN, Ala. – Below are the arrests and incidents reported March 4, 2021. All persons are innocent until proven guilty. GJ = grand jury; FTA = failure to appear   Cullman County Sheriff’s Office Incidents March 1 unlawful possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug Continue Reading Local, News Agriplex resumes in-person programs… with chickens! CULLMAN, Ala. - At its first in-person event of the year, the North Alabama Agriplex welcomed a full group of participants to discuss backyard chickens. Despite the cooler temperatures and rain, the group gathered under the complex’s pavilion to maintain Continue Reading Lifestyle Calling our community: West Point’s Maggie Grant, 4, in late stages of acute myeloid leukemia WEST POINT, Ala. - She told her mother a list of things she dreamed of doing someday- mostly family vacation destinations she hoped to experience including the beach. She, along with her mother and two older brothers, was able to Continue Reading Uncategorized Lt. Gov. Ainsworth calls on Ivey to lift mask mandate MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Alabama’s Safer at Home Order, including the controversial mask mandate, is set to expire this Friday, March 5 at 5 p.m. Gov. Kay Ivey will hold a press conference at 11 a.m. Thursday to announce if the Continue Reading arrest_report.jpg Crime, News Arrests and incidents reported March 3, 2021 CULLMAN, Ala. – Below are the arrests and incidents reported March 3, 2021. All persons are innocent until proven guilty. GJ = grand jury; FTA = failure to appear   Cullman County Sheriff’s Office No incidents or arrests reported.   Cullman Police Department Incidents March 1 third-degree domestic violence- Continue Reading Alerts, Cullman Electric Cooperative Cullman EC: Emergency planned outage for parts of Hanceville March 5 CULLMAN, Ala. -  Cullman Electric Cooperative (EC) has scheduled an emergency planned power outage that will affect a portion of the co-op’s service area in Hanceville Friday, March 5, 2021. The outage is scheduled to begin Friday, March 5 at 9 Continue Reading Guest Editorial, Opinion Guest Editorial: It’s the dirt that makes us The Bible tells us that we are all made of dust, and to dust we shall return. Well, I think the Good Lord must have made me out of Alabama red clay and river bottom silt. I was born and Continue Reading Addison, Cold Springs, Cullman, Fairview, Featured, Good Hope, Hanceville, Holly Pond, Local, Meek, Sports, Vinemont, West Point PREP BASKETBALL: A look back at a memorable 2020/21 season CULLMAN, Ala. -- The 2020-2021 basketball season wasn't your typical season as COVID-19 limited seating at the games and provided distractions across the state, but all things considered, everything went smooth and according to plan. There were some amazing contests Continue Reading Arts, Lifestyle ‘A really great honor’ CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman native and artist Bethany Kerr’s talents can be seen in and around Cullman, and now a special portrait she created can be seen at the Selma Interpretive Center. The portrait, done in pencil, of Dr. Martin Continue Reading Featured, Local, Sports, West Point PREP BASEBALL: West Point’s Folds tosses 1-hit shutout in 10-0 win at Athens ATHENS, Ala. – West Point made the trip to Athens Tuesday night for a showdown with the Eagles and the Warriors left with a 10-0 win thanks in large part to a 1-hit, shutout performance from Eli Folds on the Continue Reading Local Government, News Baileyton names parks director, schedules ‘Day in the Park’ BAILEYTON, Ala. - The Baileyton Town Council approved at its meeting Monday night several new hires in preparation for what it hopes will be a successful ball season. Ryan Chambers was named parks director for a one-year term, while Dianne Continue Reading softball.jpg Addison, Featured, Local, Sports PREP SOFTBALL: Addison tops Belgreen at home 11-1 ADDISON, Ala. -- Addison hosted the Belgreen Bulldogs on a rainy, muddy field at Alexander Park in Addison, Alabama for an early season softball game. Addison came away with an impressive run-ruled win in a five-inning game by the score of Continue Reading Fairview, Featured, Local, Sports PREP SOFTBALL: Fairview hammers J.B. Pennington 14-4 FAIRVIEW, Ala. – The Lady Aggies hit the field their home opener against J.B. Pennington Tuesday night and after the Lady Tigers made it a 1-run game in the third inning, Fairview plated seven runs in the fourth to take Continue Reading Business, News Goat Island Brewing to host female brewers on International Women’s Day CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman-based Goat Island Brewing announced that on Monday, March 8 it will host members of the national female brewers’ organization Pink Boots Society for the group’s annual Collaboration Brew Day. The event, which coincides with International Women’s Continue Reading National, News NASA, SpaceX to launch 2nd Commercial Crew rotation mission to International Space Station WASHINGTON, D.C. - NASA and SpaceX are continuing a regular cadence of missions with astronauts launching on an American rocket from American soil to the International Space Station as part of NASA’s Commercial Crew Program. NASA’s SpaceX Crew-2 is the second crew rotation Continue Reading arrest_report.jpg Crime, News Arrests and incidents reported March 2, 2021 CULLMAN, Ala. – Below are the arrests and incidents reported March 2, 2021. All persons are innocent until proven guilty. GJ = grand jury; FTA = failure to appear   Cullman County Sheriff’s Office No incidents or arrests reported.   Cullman Police Department Incidents Feb. 26 duty upon striking Continue Reading Pet of the Week Pet of the Week: Let MacIntosh be the apple of your eye! CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Animal Shelter’s Donna Ruttkay shares The Cullman Tribune Pet of the Week: MacIntosh is a 1.75-2-year-old Bernese Mountain Dog mix. He’s a laid-back, low-energy pet described as “a quiet fellow who likes to stay close.” Continue Reading Local Government, News Holly Pond moves forward with sewer repairs, improvements HOLLY POND, Ala. - The Holly Pond Town Council on Monday evening approved a proposal to make the first of three major repairs to the town’s sewer system by installing new gearbox seals, shafts, bearings and rotors in two pumps. Continue Reading Economic Development, News Cullman ranked no. 3 micropolitan in U.S. for industry in 2020 CULLMAN, Ala. – The city of Cullman has been recognized by Site Selection magazine as the no. 3 micropolitan in the nation in the magazine’s Top 100 Micropolitans for industrial growth in 2020. Cullman boasted 12 qualifying industrial projects during Continue Reading Local Government, News Fairview council votes to replace park lights, discusses community planning FAIRVIEW, Ala. – The Fairview Town Council held its regularly scheduled meeting Monday night, and after approving last month’s minutes welcomed Clint Haynes who was there to talk about his idea for a potential strip mall in the town. No Continue Reading Crime, News Man charged with murder in shooting death of wife in Cullman County ARKADELPHIA, Ala. – A Bremen man has been charged with murder in the death of his wife. The charge stems from a shooting that occurred Wednesday night, Jan. 27, 2021 at a residence along the 3200 block of County Road Continue Reading Health, News COVID-19 case, vaccine update: March 1 Monday, March 1, 2021 COVID-19 update from the Alabama Department of Public Health’s COVID-19 Dashboard Hub (https://bit.ly/3iVJwXK) Case details Total confirmed cases in AL: 386,933 (+408 since yesterday) Probable cases in AL: 106,836 (+109 since yesterday)   Total confirmed deaths in AL: 7,789 Continue Reading

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    PREP SOFTBALL: Cold Springs drops nail-biter to Jasper; Thursday scoring recap

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    BREMEN, Ala. -- The Cold Springs Lady Eagles hosted Jasper for their home opener Thursday night and unfortunately for the home crowd, they dropped...

    PREP SOFTBALL: Cold Springs drops nail-biter to Jasper; Thursday scoring recap

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    BREMEN, Ala. -- The Cold Springs Lady Eagles hosted Jasper for their home opener Thursday night and unfortunately for the home crowd, they dropped...

    Funny Things from Yesterday : Drop me off at work and...

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    People need exercise. In this present day and age it seems that most folks just don’t take the time for a little much needed...

    C.A.S.T. for Kids Smith Lake Park set for Sept. 19

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    Updated 6-24-20 at 2:02 p.m. CULLMAN, Ala. – This year’s C.A.S.T. for Kids Smith Lake Park event is set for Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020 from...

    Bringing out the best: Northbrook Baptist Church goes online, offers to help small churches record videos

    CULLMAN, Ala. - As churches respond to the Coronavirus pandemic by transitioning to online services and Bible studies, Northbrook Baptist Church is hoping to help smaller churches...

    New Hope #2 Baptist Church holds first 4th of July community event

    HOLLY POND, Ala. – For the first time, New Hope #2 Baptist Church joined the list of Independence Day community events on Wednesday night. New pastor...
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    Files from Yesteryear: 1937

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    From The Files Of 1937: Marriages: October 13 – David M. Morgan,, 36, to Cordelia Harper, 34 and Floyd Chaney, 24, to Molly Roberts, 18. October 14 – Elzie Thomas, 21, to  Ruby Stone, 22 and Valent Vail...

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    Obituary: Robert George Watson

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    Robert George Watson, 73, of Addison entered into rest Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at his home. Mr. Watson was born July 11, 1947 in Camden,...

    Obituary: Mary Elizabeth Kyte

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    Graveside services for Mary Elizabeth Kyte, 85, of Cullman will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, March 6, 2021 at East Point Cumberland Presbyterian Cemetery....

    Obituary: James Ellis Calvert

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    James Ellis Calvert, 77, of Good Hope, Alabama passed away Feb. 25,2021 in Plaquemine, LA.  Mr. Calvert was a veteran of the United States Air...

    Obituary: Dennis Allen Glover

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    Funeral services for Dennis Allen Glover, 64, of Cullman will be at 2 p.m. Friday, March 5, 2021 at Cullman Funeral Home Chapel with...

    Obituary: Brenda Faye Kerns Phillips

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    Brenda Faye Kerns Phillips of Cullman passed away March 1, 2021 at the age of 74. She was born in McCall, South Carolina Feb....
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