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Friday, December 2, 2022

    Sportsman Lake Winter Wonderland adds 40 foot Santa display for 20th anniversary

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman County Parks and Recreation saved the announcement of a big surprise for the ribbon cutting of the 20th annual Winter Wonderland at Sportsman Lake Park on Friday, Nov. 18.  Visitors did not have to wait long for the announcement. The 40...

    ‘The Nutcracker’ coming Nov. 18-20

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Wallace State Community College’s Allegro Dance Theatre, Cullman Community Theatre and Ballet South will present “The Nutcracker” with more than 60 dancers at the Betty Leeth Haynes Theatre on the campus of Wallace State Nov. 18-20. Performances will be at 7...

    ‘The Nutcracker’ to be presented Nov. 18-20 at Wallace State

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Wallace State Community College’s Allegro Dance Theatre is partnering with Ballet South and the Cullman Community Theatre to present “The Nutcracker” Friday-Sunday, Nov. 18-20, with performances at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 18 and 19, and 2 p.m. on Sunday,...

    Files from yesteryear: 1918, 1955

    From the files of 1918   Marvin Scott, who is on the USS Pennsylvania, will arrive Sunday to spend a few days with his mother, Mrs. W.A. Scott.   W.A. Schlosser, 75, died at his home on Friday morning, April 29th, after a long illness. He was one...

    Rock the South expanding to 3-day festival in 2023

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Just a few months removed from Rock the South 2022, festival partner Shane Quick on Friday announced that next year’s event will be the biggest one yet, growing from two days to three.   “Going to three days allows us to continue to...

    6th annual Bernard Blues and BBQ celebrates artisans

    CULLMAN, Ala. - St. Bernard Prep School hosted its sixth annual Bernard Blues and BBQ Festival over the weekend. The popular festival featured arts, crafts and music from artists all over the Southeast with unique handmade items for sale.  Guests enjoyed live music from Elnora...

    Beloved meteorologist calls for prayers for wife

    HOOVER, Ala. – Lacey Simpson, wife of Holly Pond native and WVTM-13 meteorologist Jason Simpson, suffered a traumatic medical emergency last week while shopping at the family’s local Publix at Valleydale Village in Hoover. Lacey Simpson collapsed, hit her head and was unresponsive.   Jason Simpson...

    Files from yesteryear: 1905, 1935

    From the files of 1905 The Ladies Symphony and a number of friends met at the M.L. Robertson home on the 27th. Presenting the program of piano and vocal selections were Mesdames, Beyer, Brown, Hartwig, Hays, Dreher, Coe, Parker and Miller and Misses McMinn and...

    ‘A family that scares together sticks together’

    CULLMAN, Ala. – Zach and Jessica Lee began with a jack-o-lantern 13 years ago, as a way to celebrate their daughter’s Nov. 1 birthday, leaving their porch light on for Halloween night. Zach Lee dressed up and sat motionless in a chair yielding a...

    Files from yesteryear: 1936, 1950

    From the files of 1936  Congressman-elect, Luther Patrick, of Birmingham, will speak at the Cullman County Courthouse on Saturday afternoon at two o’clock. It is a meeting of the Roosevelt Club and a Democratic Rally for Cullman County.   The L.O. Brock family are building a new...