Files from yesteryear: 1898, 1937, 1957
The first open cotton boll of the season that we have seen was brought in on August 17th, by James Trapp. Fire at early dawn on Sunday destroyed the storehouse and fixtures of N.J. Stewart and Sons and the vacant building formerly occupied by the...
COLUMN: Celebrating in the Wundergarten – Dear garden giant pretzels
What Cullman needs now is love, sweet love…and a DEAR GARDEN. This would be a gathering place embracing things we hold dear: tradition plus innovation (high-tech wi-fi and low-tech conversation with eye contact), family (newborns to “near angels”), heritage (the distinctiveness of once being...
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COLUMN: Celebrating in the Wundergarten – Real lavender cookies
CULLMAN GARDENS inspired the magical-but-real setting for the folktale, “WUNDERGARTEN.” Let me guide you to the specific spot up a gentle path through the Wildflower Garden at Sportsman Lake in Cullman County, Alabama. This is where I rested a moment last August and the...
Files from yesteryear: 1939
Mr. John Ivey visited Mr. Hiram Ivey, of Joppa, on Sunday evening. Misses Jennie Miller and Ruth and Ruby Johnson were the Saturday evening callers of Miss Marjorie Jackson. Among the number represented at the reunion at Mr. and Mrs. Joy Lackey’s, on Sunday, were Mr....