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    Faith, Family, Featured, Lifestyle, Local, News Annual baby bottle fundraising drive underway for First Source for Women CULLMAN COUNTY, Ala. - Faith-based pregnancy resource service First Source for Women has begun its annual baby bottle change fundraising drive. The monetary collection assists the Hanceville-based women's clinic as the organization offers its free pregnancy services to those in Continue Reading Featured, Lifestyle, Local, News Fairview seniors treated to fun day in the park  FAIRVIEW, Ala.- It's been well over a year since the Recycled Teenagers of Fairview have been able to gather at their senior center. However, Friday morning, seniors in Fairview had an opportunity to gather in Randall Shedd Park for food, Continue Reading Business, Education, Featured, Lifestyle, Local, News Cullman Savings Bank Foundation presents scholarships to 26 area students CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman Savings Bank Foundation on Thursday presented scholarships to 26 area students, including 17 first-time recipients and nine returning recipients.  Cullman Savings Bank President John Riley told The Tribune, “The bank’s been around for 134 years and, Continue Reading Featured, Industry, Local, News Congressman Aderholt announces $3.4 million grant for runway upgrades at Cullman Regional Airport WASHINGTON D.C. — Friday, Congressman Robert Aderholt announced a grant from the Federal Government that will help to reconstruct the runway and the runway lighting at Folsom Field at Cullman Regional Airport.   “I’m pleased to announce that the Cullman Regional Airport will Continue Reading Featured, Health, News Alabama’s hospitals and nursing homes still under federal mask requirements MONGOMERY, Ala. - While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced May 13 that people fully vaccinated for COVID-19 may go mask-less in most places, Alabama’s nursing homes and hospitals are still under federal mask requirements. The Alabama Continue Reading Culture, Faith, Featured, History, Lifestyle, Local East Point Cumberland Presbyterian Church to celebrate 100 years  Photo with cars is the current church building, one without cars is the original before the renovations over the years.CULLMAN, Ala. - On Sunday, May 23, East Point Cumberland Presbyterian Church (EPC) will be celebrating 100 years of "worshipping, serving Continue Reading Cullman City, Education, Featured, Local, News Building a lesson in new technology  CULLMAN, Ala. - It’s never too early to start learning about emerging technology, and students across grade levels at East Elementary School are getting a firsthand look at 3-D printing and its many uses — from printing parts on the Continue Reading Crime, Featured, Local, News Arrests and incidents reported May 14, 2021 CULLMAN, Ala. – Below are the arrests and incidents reported May 14, 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 May 13 third-degree domestic violence; Continue Reading Cold Springs, Featured, Good Hope, Holly Pond, Local, Sports REGIONAL SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT: Holly Pond advances with 2-1 win over East Lawrence FLORENCE, Ala. – Holly Pond traveled to Florence to compete in this year's Class 3A North Regional Friday and faced off against East Lawrence in their first game of the day. The Lady Broncos relied on a stellar pitching performance from Continue Reading Arts, Education, Featured, Lifestyle, Local, News, Performing Arts West Point High School band becomes fourth in Cullman County to score all ‘superior’ in 2021 assessments CULLMAN, Ala. - We recently reported that three local high school band programs had received all superior ratings from the Alabama Music Educators Associations for their ABA Music Performance Assessments. Now, Cullman County can proudly say four bands are indeed Continue Reading Featured, Good Hope, Local, Sports, Vinemont PREP FOOTBALL: Good Hope takes spring game over Vinemont 19-12 GOOD HOPE, Ala. – Vinemont traveled to take on Good Hope in a spring jamboree game Thursday night in what ended up being a very closely contested game. However, the Raiders were able to hang on in the end to Continue Reading Featured, Lifestyle, Local, News Dodge City opens new playground at Ray Park tomorrow DODGE CITY, Ala. - Dodge City Mayor Tawana Canada announced Thursday afternoon that new playground equipment for Ray Park near Town Hall will be installed on Friday, and that the Town of Dodge City will sponsor a family day at Continue Reading Education, Featured, Local, News, Wallace State Wallace State student JaQuane Brown named inaugural Federal Work Study of the Year   HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Wallace State student JaQuane Brown has been named the college’s inaugural Federal Work Study of the Year.   “This award is one of the coolest things I’ve ever received,” Brown said. “I’ve battled some uphill challenges, including some that Continue Reading Arts, Featured, Lifestyle, Local, News, Performing Arts Bound for the Million Dollar Band WEST POINT, Ala.- West Point High School senior Kellen Drinkard is a young man with many talents, so talented in fact, that he has received a scholarship to the University of Alabama to be a part of the famous Million Continue Reading Business, Featured, Lifestyle, Local, News “Getting back to where it’s supposed to be” CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman’s east side recently welcomed a new shop that is likely to become a popular stop for folks who enjoy eating fresh traditional foods and supporting local farmers. Mavens & Makers, located in the Vogel Building at Continue Reading Featured, Local, News, Pet of the Week BONUS Pet of the Week: Have fun with Cooper! CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Animal Shelter has love to spare these days, so Donna Ruttkay shares a bonus Cullman Tribune Pet of the Week:   Cooper is a two-year-old Feist mix. Get ready to play; he’s a lively medium-to-high energy Continue Reading Education, Featured, Lifestyle, News, St. Paul's St. Paul’s Lutheran School 2nd annual Alumni and Friends Dinner and School Auction set for this Saturday CULLMAN, Ala. - St. Paul’s Alumni and Friends Dinner and School Auction is their largest fundraiser of the year. It is a fantastic evening filled with nostalgia and fellowship among parents, alumni and friends. The school is incredibly grateful to Continue Reading softball.jpg Cold Springs, Cullman, Featured, Local, Sports REGIONAL SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT: Cold Springs tops Isabella 9-5 to advance, Cullman’s run ends with 19-4 loss to Athens TUSCLOOSA, Ala. -- After falling to Lamar County in the opening round of the 2A West Regional Thursday morning, the Lady Eagles bounced back with a big win over Isabella to advance through the elimination bracket and stay alive. They Continue Reading Cullman, Featured, Local, Sports REGIONAL SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT: Lady Bearcats down Fort Payne 3-0 to advance FLORENCE, Ala. – Cullman returned to Coffee O’Neal Park in Florence Thursday morning to continue competing at this year’s North Regional Tournament. After splitting their first two games with Jasper and Hazel Green Wednesday, the Lady Bearcats faced Fort Payne Continue Reading Crime, Featured, Local, News Arrests and incidents reported May 13, 2021 CULLMAN, Ala. – Below are the arrests and incidents reported May 13, 2021. All persons are innocent until proven guilty. GJ = grand jury; FTA = failure to appear Cullman County Sheriff’s Office Incidents May 10 unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia; Hwy. 91 unlawful possession Continue Reading Featured, Local, Sports, West Point REGIONAL SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT: West Point’s season ends with 8-4 loss to Russellville FLORENCE, Ala. – West Point returned to Coffee O’Neal Park in Florence early Thursday morning to continue its run through the North Regional Tournament and got started with an elimination game against Russellville. The Lady Tigers took an early lead Continue Reading Breaking, Featured, Health, News, State Governor Ivey Announces COVID-19 Vaccination Eligibility to be Expanded in Alabama to Include Individuals Age 12 and Older, Effective Immediately MONTGOMERY, Ala.  – Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday announced Alabama is expanding COVID-19 vaccination eligibility to include individuals ages 12 and older, effective immediately. On Monday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use Continue Reading Cullman County, Education, Featured, Local, News Senior Walk returns to Holly Pond CULLMAN, Ala. - The Class of 2021 from Holly Pond High School took part in one of the school’s newest traditions Wednesday morning by participating in the Senior Walk. Dressed in their caps and gowns, the soon to be graduates Continue Reading Featured, Lifestyle, News, Outdoors Oak Mountain State Park Interpretive Center reopens May 22 PELHAM, Ala. - The Oak Mountain Interpretive Center (OMIC) at Oak Mountain State Park in Pelham, Alabama, will celebrate its reopening Saturday, May 22, with a daylong schedule of events for families and children of all ages. The event will Continue Reading Arts, Education, Featured, Lifestyle, News, Wallace State Wallace State’s Evelyn Burrow Museum premieres Country Legends Rediscovered exhibition HANCEVILLE, Ala. - The Evelyn Burrow Museum at Wallace State Community College is proud to premiere the Country Legends Rediscovered – an exhibition of stage wear, costumes and memorabilia from the private collection of country singer and north Alabama native Continue Reading City of Cullman, Featured, Local, Local Government, News Mayor Proclaims “Public Works Week” in Cullman CULLMAN, Ala. -  On Wednesday, May 12, 2021, Cullman Mayor Woody Jacobs proclaimed the week of May 16 - 22, 2021, “Public Works Week” in the City of Cullman to coincide with National Public Works Week sponsored by the American Continue Reading Featured, Local Government, News Good Hope City Council votes on grant application to build new road off Highway 69 GOOD HOPE, Ala.- The Good Hope City Council voted unanimously Monday night to apply for a Community Development Block Grant for a new road off Highway 69 from Good Hope Pharmacy to Stash House (formerly The Cotton Gin). The grant Continue Reading Featured, Local, News Cullman Funeral Home opens new crematory to serve the community locally CULLMAN, Ala. - Thursday, May 6, marked the first use of Cullman's second crematory, which is located within the Cullman Funeral Home. Now certified and licensed by the state, the crematory within CFH can be used to perform cremations locally instead Continue Reading Featured, Local Government, News Cullman City Council gears up for community special events CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman City Council on Monday evening approved upcoming special events and helped Cullman’s Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2214 prepare for Memorial Day. Mayor Woody Jacobs presented to VFW representatives Michael “Doc” Elston and Raymond Carter Continue Reading Cullman, Featured, Local, Sports REGIONAL SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT: Cullman hammers Jasper 15-2 in opening round FLORENCE, Ala. – The Lady Bearcats traveled to Florence’s Coffee O’Neal Park Wednesday to compete in this year’s 6A North Regional Tournament, and they hung 15 runs on the board to take their first game of the tournament comfortably. Cullman Continue Reading

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    Annual baby bottle fundraising drive underway for First Source for Women

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    CULLMAN COUNTY, Ala. - Faith-based pregnancy resource service First Source for Women has begun its annual baby bottle change fundraising drive. The monetary collection...

    East Point Cumberland Presbyterian Church to celebrate 100 years 

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    Photo with cars is the current church building, one without cars is the original before the renovations over the years.CULLMAN, Ala. - On Sunday,...

    Oak Mountain State Park Interpretive Center reopens May 22

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    PELHAM, Ala. - The Oak Mountain Interpretive Center (OMIC) at Oak Mountain State Park in Pelham, Alabama, will celebrate its reopening Saturday, May 22,...

    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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    Dear Sir: I wish to extend my congratulations on the eightieth birthday of The Cullman Tribune. The writer is a bit older, having been born in Cincinnati on December 8, 1873. I began to read...

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    Obituary: Katherine Brown Cook

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    Katherine Brown Cook, age 56, of Haleyville, passed away Friday, May 14, 2021, at Russellville Hospital. Mrs. Cook was born on June 14, 1964 in...

    Obituary: Michael Cleve Johnson

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    Mr. Michael Cleve Johnson, 53, of Cullman, passed from this life on May 12, 2021, at the Princeton Baptist Medical Center in Birmingham, Alabama. ...

    Obituary: Mary E. Goodwin

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    Mary E. Goodwin of Cullman, Alabama passed away May 12, 2021 at the age of 80. She was born in Birmingham July 19, 1940...

    Obituary: Mary Ruth Benefield

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    Mary Ruth Benefield, age 80, of Hanceville, Alabama passed away on Wednesday, May 12, 2021. Mary was born December 20, 1940 to James and...

    Obituary: Thomas Christopher Vickers

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    Funeral Service for Thomas Christopher Vickers, age 73, of Prospect, TN, will be at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 16, 2021 at Bethel United...
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