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Sunday, April 18, 2021

    St. Bernard Prep Chinese Class’s Spring Festival This Friday

    St. Bernard Prep
    Photo shows Chinese dancers from the Confucius Institute of Troy University, who sponsors the event. CULLMAN - Students at St. Bernard Prep School are ringing in the Chinese New Year – the year of the monkey - with a Spring Festival in the St. Bernard...

    WWII vet special guest at Wallace State

    Ken Brown
    George Mills, a local WWII veteran, was hosted for a two-hour seminar Tuesday by Wallace State history instructor Leigh Ann Courington. She and her students dressed in period outfits and styled their hair to welcome him to the campus. Mills served in the U.S. Army's...

    A chat with 90-year-old Imogene (Drake) Lawrence, one of the Tribune’s first female reporters

    Imogene Lawrence then and now – she still loves to talk about news in the North Vinemont community.   I started when I was 13, I think. Maybe I was 14. At the time, my mother didn’t take the paper and somebody told me that if...

    127th annual Cullman County Courthouse Singing Convention coming July 13-14

    CULLMAN, Ala. – This Saturday and Sunday, July 13-14, Cullman will celebrate what has become a unique tradition in Alabama: the state’s last regular courthouse singing convention.  Singers from all over the state, across the country, and even overseas will fill the Cullman County...

    Files from Yesteryear: 1902, 1932, 1933, 1952

    From the Files of 1902 Albert Shell is recovering from an illness. Beautiful kitchen cabinets - $6.00 at Drehers’. Adv. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Allred, Junior, of Birmingham are visiting relatives at Fontella. J.S. Jones, Frank Bridges, Joe Little and John Lee, of Trimble were in the city...

    April Walking Tours begin, will continue Saturday

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The first of four historic walking tours began Saturday morning at the Cullman County Museum. Begun by the Alabama Tourism Department 10 years ago, the April Walking Tours take place every Saturday morning in April in several communities throughout the state.  Kicking...

    67-County Alabama Garden Party: Franklin County

    The Alabama honeysuckle border was inspired by an 18th century, Southern applique quilt. The Cullman Tribune is celebrating the Alabama Bicentennial (1819-2019) with statewide field reporting by Alabama Master Gardener/Botanical Artist Ben Johnson South. This year-long feature, "The 67-County Alabama Garden Party," will spotlight different...

    Files from Yesteryear: 1918, 1938 and 1955

    From the Files of 1918:     A destructive fire on Monday morning, on First Avenue East, in the People’s Drugstore, spread to Will and Otto Richter, W.P. Ward, Fred Schneider, Mrs. Whittaker and G.W. Handley, who sustained heavy losses. Doctors W.J. Cottingham, Lute Hays...

    Signs of the (bygone) times

    Drew Green, left, delivers an “Alabama 200” sign to the Little School House in Garden City. CULLMAN - As part of the Alabama 200 Bicentennial celebration, Cullman’s Bicentennial Committee is offering sandwich board signs for placement at historic sites and certain public places around the...

    Friends of Frankweiler preserves ties to the old country

    W.C. Mann
    CULLMAN - Cullman's German heritage organization Friends of Frankweiler (FoF) held its regular meeting Sunday afternoon at the Cullman County Museum. For those who may not be familiar, FoF is a group which, by its own definition, is "devoted to maintaining and encouraging cultural exchanges...