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Thursday, September 23, 2021

    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,...

    Files from Yesteryear: From the Files of 1930

    The first crate of Cullman County strawberries was sold by D.C. Chambers of Route One, Cullman this week for $5.50. William M. Dean of Arkadelphia has been named by the Birmingham Ministerial Association to preach the annual sermon at the college church, McCoy Memorial Methodist,...

    Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1936 and 1900

    From the files of 1936 Shirley Martin, 14, of Walter, won the county spelling championship on Wednesday. Juanita Thrift, age 13, of White City was runner-up. Wren Goggans of Berlin has bought a new car. Carol Dean Bailey is County F.H.A. President. Billy Edward Johnson has the mumps. Registered...

    Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1936:

    The August Dahlke residence, nine miles from Cullman on the Jasper Highway, burned around 6:30 a.m. on Saturday. Alton Perdue’s chicken house burned on Saturday with a loss of 200 baby chickens. When Bobby Scofiled of Joppa returned to his stalled car on Ryan Mountain on...

    Veteran Memorial: PFC Windle Leon McDonald

    Windle Leon McDonald was born on December 1, 1922 in Cullman County. He was the son of E.G. and Winnie McDonald. The family lived at Route 2 in Hanceville. On December 7, 1942, Windle married Miss Ruby Davis.   He soon enlisted in the United States...

    Veteran Memorial: Neil Wade Jones

    Neil Wade Jones  Neil Wade Jones was born May 13, 1946 in Cullman County. He lived in Cullman and graduated in 1964 from Cullman High School where he played football. He enlisted in the United States Army and served during Vietnam.   Jones began his tour on...

    Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1936

    The Cullman County High School was closed on April 1, 1936, due to lack of funds. Mrs. Oldacre spoke to the student body on Monday morning in assembly. The Cullman County High School first opened in September of 1907 with an enrollment of 45...

    Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1951

    Teen Chatter Out Friday night were: Leona Giles and Donald Patrick, Edigna Edwards and Bob Ward, Martha Pierce and Raymond Tucker, Jackie Culver and Kenneth Milligan, Wanda Baker and Jimmy Wood, Dottie Schlosser and Robert Bowling, Ellen Faye Shaw and Kitty Owen, Edna Perkins and...

    Veteran Memorial: Alex J. Dillashaw

    Alex J. Dillashaw was born Dec. 24, 1923, in Cullman County and lived in Garden City. His parents were Alec Monroe and Lethia Eugenia (Woodard) Dillashaw. He would register for the draft when he was 18 years old and served in World War II.   Dillashaw...