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    This week in Cullman history (May 23-30)

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    Tribune File Photo/May 23, 1935   Opening of Old Dutch Mill (1935) On Wednesday, May 29, 1935, the Old Dutch Mill dance club opened its doors. The dance club was located about a mile north of the city of Cullman on what was then known as the...

    30th annual Oakville Indian Mounds Park and Museum’s Multicultural Indian Event this weekend

    Anna Lynn Mullican
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    Jim Sawgrass DANVILLE - Just a short drive from Cullman you’ll find a vastly different culture celebrated each year at the Oakville Indian Mounds Park and Museum’s Multicultural Indian Event, now in its 30th year. The annual occasion brings together the area’s rich American Indian...

    Downtown Hanceville sees new life

    Amy Hasenbein Leonard
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    HANCEVILLE - As the sun beamed down on a new day in Hanceville on Thursday, city leaders and members of the community came together to celebrate the ribbon cuttings and grand openings of businesses in the historic Romine building. The C Street Café, Marcela’s Salon...

    Files from Yesteryear: 1955

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    From the Files of 1955:   Fred Harbison won the Grand Championship at the Beef Show with a shorthorn steer. Mary Wood won Reserve Champion with a Hereford steer.   Mrs. Emma Lowry, 85, died at the Cullman Hospital, on April 16, leaving 111 descendants. Surviving are five sons,...

    Files from Yesteryear: 1964

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    From the Files of 1964:    Hanceville Happenings Culture Club The Hanceville Culture Club met on Thursday, January 23, with Mrs. Joe Sawyer as hostess. Refreshments were served as the guests arrived. The president, Mrs. J.D. Plunkett, presided over the meeting. The devotional was given by Mrs. David...

    Cullman Train Depot Gets Needed Renovations

    Will Hogue/CullmanSense
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    CULLMAN – The city of Cullman, with the help of a monetary grant, was able to perform renovations to the Cullman Train Depot that were “long overdue,” according to United Way of Cullman County Executive Sammie Danford. United Way rents space in the Cullman Train...

    Historical profile: The old Reid homeplace

    Sharon Schuler Kreps
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    GOOD HOPE - Located on Reid Road in Good Hope, this old house holds many happy memories for my family and me. Although it no longer belongs to my kinfolk, we still refer to it as ‘the old Reid homeplace’ because it was where...

    Mirroring History: Walker’s Corner U.S.A.

    Greg Burden
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    BERLIN – Located next door to the Berlin Quick Stop, Walker’s Corner U.S.A. has supplied Cullman County with hardware and plumbing supplies for many years. W. I. "Lidy" Walker started the business and later sold it to two of his sons, Frank and George...

    Files from Yesteryear: 1930

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    From the Files of 1930: Larkin Yates has left for school at Jacksonville. Lee Holmes was killed in an automobile accident. He was buried in Enon Cemetery. Lee is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Holmes. Many friends extended their sympathy. Miss Tsianina Speegle, of Trimble,...

    Veteran Memorial: Staff Sgt. Jerold Jerome Shelton

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    Staff Sgt. Jerold Jerome Shelton  Jerold Jerome Shelton was born Oct. 27, 1947, in Cullman County. He was the son of Ms. Luesyble Shelton. By the time he finished high school, he had moved with his family to Samford, Connecticut.   After high school, Shelton was drafted...