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Thursday, September 23, 2021

    Files From Yesteryear: From the Files of 1930

    The County Board of Education has moved into its newly remodeled building, which is one of the finest in the state. Mrs. T.A. Smith had charge of the P.T.A. program on Tuesday. A book week program was given and Mrs. M.H. Killingsworth and Mrs. Henry...

    Family of Cullman High School 2021 grad Allie Heaton say their goodbyes as she departs for Army boot camp

    CULLMAN, Ala. - “This all seems so surreal,” Jessica Henderson said Monday morning as she was moments away from seeing her daughter Allie Heaton depart for Army boot camp. Heaton, a 2021 graduate of Cullman High School, was recently featured in The Tribune’s Books...

    Arab’s 2nd Annual Sugarfest sees great weather and huge turnout

    ARAB, Ala. - The 2nd Annual Sugarfest was held Saturday, Sept. 4 at Arab City Park. The festival kicked off at 8 a.m. and lasted until 10 p.m., with many events including the Sugar Rush 5K, Cornhole Tournament, Sugar High Rides and Amusements, Sweetie...

    Sweet Tater Festival caps off summer at Smith Lake Park

    CULLMAN, Ala. - For most people, Labor Day Weekend is the official send off to summer, but in Cullman County, it is also a time to show appreciation for the sweet tater! As the state’s top producer of the sweet potato, this is the...

    Files from Yesteryear: From the Files of 1900

    R.W. Riley of Joppa was here on Monday. A.J. York attended the sheriff’s convention, in Montgomery, this week. Doctor J.S.O. Whitson, of the “Free State of Winston” was visiting friends here this week. I.C. Gay will take a position with a wholesale house, in Birmingham, next month. Joseph...

    Sweet Tater Festival to take place over Labor Day weekend

    CULLMAN COUNTY, Ala. - The 25th Annual Smith Lake Park Sweet Tater Festival will take place this Labor Day weekend. The two-day event will take place Sunday from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Monday from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Admission to the...

    Veteran Memorial: Corporal David Ray Young

    David Ray Young was born March 2, 1930, in Cullman County. He was the son of Harvey and Lillia (Seay) Young of Ebenezer. Young enlisted in the United States Army and served during the Korean War.   Young was a telephone switchboard operator assigned to Headquarters...

    Oktoberfest announces the 2021 Burgermeister: Casey Harbin

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman High School teacher and coach Casey Harbin has been passed the baton as Burgermeister for the 2021 Cullman Oktoberfest. With Cullman’s German heritage and history, Oktoberfest is an annual event that brings members together from all across the community with...

    Veteran Memorial: Paul G. Absher

    Paul G. Absher was born March 7, 1921 in Cullman County. His parents were Isaac and Hattie Absher of Steppville (Hanceville). His father was a veteran who fought in World War I and Paul’s brother Horace was a veteran of World War II, Korea...

    Files from Yesteryear: From The Files Of 1950 and 1900

    In observance of Youth Week in Cullman, a group of high school and college students became city officers for a day on Tuesday. They were: Mayor Barbara Gaddy, of Sacred Heart Junior College, City Clerk, Margaret Ussery, of Sacred Heart Junior College, Councilwomen Ollie Carden,...