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Monday, December 5, 2022

    Town of Colony: “We want our Educational Complex to be a community hub”

    Will Hogue
    COLONY - Colony Town Clerk Patricia Ponder grew up working alongside those who lived in Colony.           “I really didn’t see any color. It wasn’t until I got married, moved away from Alabama, that I realized the prejudice that went on. I had never experienced it;...

    Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1954

    Mrs. Icie Rowe Alley will receive a masters from the University of Alabama on Friday. Richard Johnston and Gloria Florence will be awarded bachelor degrees. Last week’s Mystery Farm was an easy one to identify. A dozen people called in rapid succession to identify it...

    Citizen of the Week: Joann Walls

    Joann Walls
    My advice is to never give advice but set a good example for the younger generation.” Joann Walls HANCEVILLE – Hanceville’s Joann Walls may be a petite little lady, but she is been a huge part of the town for many years. She has served on...

    American Bulldog Charity Show Honors Young Boy

    Sharon Schuler Kreps / CullmanSense
    But just because a dog isn't the prettiest or doesn't walk exactly right doesn't mean it's not the best dog ever to someone who loves it.” Colton Evans, Dog Show Honoree VINEMONT – The North Alabama American Bulldog Club hosted their 4th annual NKS sanctioned American...

    Meet John Wesley, the Warehouse Barber

    W.C. Mann
    The Warehouse Barber in his natural habitat  CULLMAN - In the heart of the Warehouse District sits Bella Faire Day Spa and Salon, in the old Cullman Banana Supply warehouse at 104 First Ave. SE.  Inside, the wide open space has been sectioned off into an intriguing...

    Senior Spotlight: Meet 101-year-old Ruth Duke

    Ruth Duke recently celebrated her 101st birthday. (Contributed) Ruth Harris Duke recently celebrated her 101st birthday with family and friends. She was born in Welti on Dec. 12, 1917 and has lived in or near the community her entire life. Ruth’s father was just 12 years...

    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...

    15th Annual Fairview Area-Wide Freedom Celebration held tonight

    Will Hogue
    FAIRVIEW – Hundreds backed in and parked their vehicles around Fairview Community Park this Independence Day to watch the community’s annual fireworks display and take part in the 15th Annual Fairview Area-Wide Freedom Celebration.           Families rolled out picnic blankets and lit sparklers in anticipation of...

    Files from Yesteryear: 1934, 1954

    From the Files of 1934: Spencer Speegle, who is attending summer school at A.P.I., spent the weekend at home. Miss Lola Beth Francisco, of Nashville, Tennessee is the guest of Miss Margaret Deppe. Miss Susan Christian is enrolled at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, for the summer....

    Group trip to Ireland set for May; sign up now

    Dublin HANCEVILLE — Area residents with a little Irish blood running through their veins or anyone who would like to visit the Emerald Isle may want to consider signing up to travel to Ireland with the Wallace State Abroad travel program offered through the Evelyn...