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    Local farm preserves family heritage

    W.C. Mann
    Melanie Glasscock tends the cattle on the farm that has been in her family since the 1800s. HOLLY POND/BERLIN - Melanie Glasscock is a busy lady.  She is a full-time instructor at Wallace State, where she teaches biology and poultry science.  In her spare time,...

    Short film ‘Down’ produced in Cullman County to be released Jan. 31

    CULLMAN, Ala. – Seventh Summit Productions, a film production studio based out of Hartselle, will release its latest short film, “Down,” on Vimeo, Facebook and YouTube Jan. 31, 2020. Writer, director and producer David Nemeth shared, “Seventh Summit Productions was founded in 2016 as a...

    Editorial: Don’t honk at me! I live here!

    I’ve noticed that as the City of Cullman grows, so do the unexpected consequences and problems. One of those problems is the traffic on the incredibly narrow Highway 31 and those who are choosing residential streets as their alternate route. Over the past year...

    Thanksgiving Countdown Corner Nov. 15: Freezing desserts for Thanksgiving

    Thanksgiving Countdown Corner Nov. 15 By making your cakes, pies and cookies ahead of time you can save literally hours of work. Most cakes freeze very well, in fact, some experts advise freezing them any time, because the icing seems to go on so much...

    ‘We do it as a gift to the community’: Haynes Farms in Simcoe plants field of sunflowers for all to enjoy

    SIMCOE, Ala. - Sunflowers, also known as the “happy” flowers, have a knack for sparking joy and creating smiles. That is what the Haynes family hopes the fields of sunflowers they planted along Alabama Highway 69 in Simcoe bring for passersby. The sea of...

    Thanksgiving Countdown Corner Nov. 16: Welcoming your guests

    Loretta Gillespie
    Known as both Osage oranges and common horse apples, these lime green beauties fall from the tree just around Thanksgiving and make wonderful decorations. They last about a month outside, longer if the weather is cold.   Thanksgiving Countdown Corner Nov. 16:  So far, if you have...

    Files from Yesteryear: 1937

    From The Files Of 1937: Marriages: October 13 – David M. Morgan,, 36, to Cordelia Harper, 34 and Floyd Chaney, 24, to Molly Roberts, 18. October 14 – Elzie Thomas, 21, to  Ruby Stone, 22 and Valent Vail Meigs, 20, to Pauline Thompson. October 15 – Verlie Parker, 28, to Ottie...

    Addison set for annual 4th of July celebration

    ADDISON, Ala. – The annual Independence Day celebration in Addison kicks off Thursday, July 4 at 10 a.m. Several activities are planned throughout the day. The festivities begin with a parade to go through the town at 10 a.m.  Following the parade, event goers...

    Dead End Haunted Trail promises frighteningly good time

    Take a drive down to 191 County Road 741 and you’ll see an unpaved road that leads to a “dead end” sign; keep driving and you’ll find a fenced area with what looks to be an abandoned hiking trail. When approaching the trail and exploring with a...

    Steve and Lisa Lake: 2016 Farm Family

    Sunlit Images, Greenwood, IN
    Left to right bottom row:  Audrey Kate Oldacre, Steve, Kiah, Lisa, & Bryn Lake; Left to right top row:  Ethan Lake, Todd & Emily Oldacre, Heath, & Mandi Lake WEST POINT - Steve and Lisa Lake have been pulling rhythmically in tandem for years, moving...