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Sunday, December 5, 2021

    ‘Christmas at the Grotto’ returns with expanded schedule

    CULLMAN, Ala. - St. Bernard Abbey’s Ave Maria Grotto, Cullman’s most popular attraction and one of Alabama’s must-see tourist destinations, will open evenings following Thanksgiving for the third installment of “Christmas in the Grotto.” The multi-weekend festival will see the Grotto park covered in...

    Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1936

    The Vinemont 4-H Club elected officers at the school on Wednesday. President-Marie Drake, Vice-President- Dorothy Lawrence, Secretary-Daisy Edge, Cheer Leader-Myron Nesmith and Song Leader-Naomi DeMonia. They made baking powder biscuits and ended the meeting doing a cheer. Leroy Box died in Texas. He leaves a...

    Veteran Memorial: George Kenneth Golden

    George Kenneth Golden was born November 22, 1948 in Morgan County. His parents were George T. and Pearl Ruth (Johnson) Golden and the family lived in Eva. George K. Golden joined the United States Army and served during the Vietnam War.  Golden earned the rank...

    Community Thanksgiving meals taking place in the Cullman area this season

    CULLMAN COUNTY, Ala. – There are several community meals will be taking place in Cullman to celebrate Thanksgiving. Below is a list of some of these events and further information.  The Brandin’ Iron Steakhouse of West Point will be holding their 6th Annual Thanksgiving meal...

    5th Annual Bernard Blues and BBQ sees another successful year

    CULLMAN, Ala. – The 5th Annual Bernard Blues and BBQ took place Sat-Sun, Oct. 30-31. Friends of Saint Bernard, along with faculty, staff and students, braved the cold rain on Saturday to support the works of talented artist and craftsmen from across the Southeastern...

    Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1930 and 1936:

    Clyde Gammon, of the Logan 4-H Club, has won a trip to the National Convention in Chicago. Clyde won the trip for producing 1,020 pounds of lint cotton, on one acre of ground. This was the highest yield of any 4-H boy in North...

    Local couple gathers Christmas toys for children in coordination with CCSO 

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Sheriff’s Office was honored to welcome Angelia Selvage and John Cox earlier this week to share the most recent status for donated toys for the Christmas season.   According to Sheriff Matt Gentry, for several years, they have worked to...

    Desperation Church holds first Sunday service in new building

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The parking lot of Desperation Church’s new building was completely full for the opening Sunday. There were even attendants directing cars for parking along the street and surrounding lots. During the 9:30 a.m. service, Pastor Andy Heis spoke about when he lost...

    Country music superstar Morgan Wallen to headline Pepsi Rock The South 2022 with biggest lineup for festival yet

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The “Biggest Party in the South” is back on August 5 and 6, 2022 – with an incredible lineup of musicians that fans can look forward to hearing live in Cullman, Alabama. Organizers of Pepsi Rock the South Driven by Mitch Smith...

    Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1950 and 1900:

    From the files of 1950: Two Cullman people were seriously injured and several others received lesser injury in a highway crash on Saturday morning. Mrs. James F. Ratliff remains in a Birmingham hospital, with a broken hip and a broken ankle. Mr. Ratliff is in the...