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Monday, January 30, 2023

    (Photos) Strawberry Festival Pageant winners

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The 2019 Strawberry Festival Pageant took place this past week. Below are all the winners. Queens Infant Shortcake Queen Charley Smith; Parents Jacob and Tracey Smith Baby Shortcake Queen Reese Smith; Parents Shannon and Renea Smith Toddler Shortcake Queen Blayklee Rae Overton; Parents Blake and...

    Plant it: blue chalk sticks

    This plant is a real eye-catcher. With blue plants a rarity in nature’s green-on-green palette, the blues and burgundies are always superstars.  This is especially true for blue chalk sticks (Senecio vitalis "Serpents"), also known as blue chalk fingers. This attractive, easy-care succulent with stems...

    ‘Bees are just fascinating’

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Amateur beekeeper Bill Grimmett started beekeeping in 2017 as a way to fill his time after retirement. Now, he wants to share his passion for honeybees. His 26 colonies are scattered in hives along the edges of his property along with his...

    67-County Alabama Garden Party: Sumter County

    The Cullman Tribune is celebrating the Alabama Bicentennial (1819-2019) with statewide field reporting by Alabama Master Gardener/Botanical Artist Ben Johnson South. This year-long feature, “The 67-County Alabama Garden Party,” will spotlight different counties each week. Each county will get its own “quilt block,” along...

    Frankweiler Fountain flows again!

    CULLMAN, Ala. - To celebrate the twinning of Cullman and its German sister city Frankweiler, the Cullman German Club built the Frankweiler Fountain on 1st Avenue across from A Touch of German in 1988. One of the German gift shop’s owners at the time,...

    Senior Spotlight: Cullman’s John Tillman, part 3

    CULLMAN, Ala. - After a year in the jungles of Burma, World War II was coming to an end and it was time for John Tillman to return home to Cullman. He arrived home on the General Collins, the same ship that took him...

    Best Promposal Ever? Yes, We Think So!

    Amanda Hampton
    FAIRVIEW - On Friday, Luke Macias asked Anna Hampton to be his date for his senior prom. No big deal, right? It happens in every high school in every town across the country around this time each year. But this was a big deal....

    Take a Christmas Tour of Homes 2016 on Sunday, Dec. 4

    CULLMAN - This year’s Share Club Christmas Tour of Homes promises to be filled with wonderful ideas that you can take home and incorporate into your own décor. The tour is Sunday, Dec. 4, from 1-5 p.m. You’ll see everything from Diane Brown’s impressive Jim...

    Recipes and tips: Homemade ice cream

    Vintage ice cream maker / Melinda Cox Hall on Pinterest It’s that time of the year again. No, not taxes or tags or even graduation, that’s all past us. It’s time for some fun, now, and in the South, that translates as shady porches, tall...

    ‘Food talks to me’: Former presidential chef/valet, north AL native Quincy Jackson reflects on larger-than-life career

    Mount Hope, Alabama native Quincy Jackson was in charge of the White House staff kitchen during the terms of three U.S. presidents- Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama, and served as personal presidential valet to President Obama. History of the White House Mess The...