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Thursday, March 23, 2023

    Charity Basketball Clinic to Help Vinemont Child Get Diabetic Alert Dog

    Charity Taylor
    CULLMAN — On Saturday, October 24th, there will be a one-day basketball clinic for boys and girls in kindergarten through 8th grade. Directed by former Vinemont High School players, Josh, Jared and Jay Hembree, the clinic will feature past and present players and coaches...

    Turning Experience into Passion

    Contributed by Brandi Hoffman
    CULLMAN – Everyone these days seems to fancy themselves a photographer. Social media has made it easier than ever to share and lightly edit photos, but there is still no comparison to a real photographer’s work. While it may seem like an easy job,...


    “The JOYrontologist” is saluting joy-seeking explorers this Columbus Day holiday. As we raise flutes of Prosecco and chow down on veal pizza (recipe below), I’m thinking not only of the great, Italian navigator, Cristoforo Columbo, and his Spanish “GoFundMe” campaigns but also of the...

    COLUMN: ‘The Polar Express’: I heard the bells!

    Being a grandparent, I’ve learned that the time between 2-3 years old is a wonderful age for grandchildren. They talk pretty well, they’re just about potty trained and they’re still unencumbered when it comes to social graces. Come to think of it, that’s the...


    “If you have no charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble.”—Bob Hope HILARITY FOR CHARITY is a perfect example of S.U.N.S. (Smile-Making, Uniting, Neighboring, Spellbinding) GIVING. Now known as, www.WeAreHFC.org, Hilarity for Charity is the brainchild of 21st century comedy...

    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...

    Enjoy a Friday night out in Cullman!

    CULLMAN - If you are looking for something to do in Cullman tonight, you are in luck! There are a handful of events happening, in addition to the regular Oktoberfest festivities. Two German dinners are available, one at The Busy Bee Cafe and the other...

    10 Things from a Tribune Tastemaker: Laci Dellaccio Schuman

    Laci Dellaccio Schuman;  Laci Dellaccio Schuman in her store, Southern Eats - Meals to Go (contributed) In this creative weekly series, local author, artist and all-around entertaining and eccentric (not to mention classy!) Southern gentleman Ben Johnson South introduces Cullman Tribune readers to the creative...

    Brody’s dad (Jason Simpson)

    Jennifer Daniels Photography
    Photo: Today, people on the street are more apt to recognize Brody before they realize that his father, Jason Simpson, is the Chief Meteorologist at WHNT News 19.   “Hey,” said the lady, “It’s Brody!” The lady who spoke in a friendly voice to the adorable toddler...

    Senior Spotlight: Cullman’s John Tillman, part 2

    CULLMAN, Ala. - After graduating from Fairview High School in 1943, John Tillman, 94, soon received his draft letter. He was trained as a medic in the United States Army and would soon be in the jungles of Burma helping in the fight against...