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Wednesday, December 7, 2022

    ‘I’m going to call you Lola’

    CRANE HILL, Ala. – Lynn Haynes’ broken heart was mended at the Crane Hill Senior Center Friday, Oct. 21, when she was presented with a dog. Yet, despite its yapping, responsive tail wagging and heartbeat, the new pup comes without the hazards and mess...


    “Age appears best in four things: old wood to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust and old authors to read.”  —Francis Bacon  Wines have the potential to improve over time. This distinguishes wines from most other things we consume. Aging wine can enhance...

    Bernard Blues and BBQ returns Oct. 29

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The sixth annual Bernard Blues and BBQ event hosted by St. Bernard Prep School will take place Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 29-30, on the grounds of St. Bernard Abbey and Prep School. The popular festival will feature arts, crafts and music from...

    Halloween movie binge: A thrilling guide for the curious mind 

    This simple list of horror, thriller and suspense movies will help you navigate the horror and thrills in the days leading into Halloween.   The movies on the list can be viewed on many online streaming services. Some of the titles you may have to search...

    Cullman Stand Up faith event to take place Oct. 22

    CULLMAN, Ala. – Faith-based event, Cullman Stand Up, will take place at Depot Park on Saturday, Oct. 22, from noon-2 p.m. Several speakers from various local churches will give brief talks and lead prayers between songs performed by Cullman Police Capt. Jeff Warnke. The...

    Mud Creek Marching Festival returns this Saturday

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Hanceville High School will host the 31st annual Mud Creek Marching Festival Saturday, Oct. 22, when over 30 high school bands will compete. The University of North Alabama marching band and Hanceville High School marching band will close the festival with...

    ‘This is cool stuff!’

    CULLMAN, Ala. – Giving visitors a glimpse into 1930s and 40s farm life, Peinhardt Living History Farm opened its gates Saturday and Sunday for its annual Farm Day event – this year spread over two days instead of one – for the first time...

    Greens and Beans Bluegrass Festival a hit

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman Downtown Merchants Association (CDMA) hosted its first Greens & Beans Bluegrass Festival at Depot Park Friday, with featured musicians Cotton Pickin’ Kids, Barefoot Nellie and Cottonmouth Creek. The park was filled with spectators. In addition to music, the festival had...

    Cullman man on his way to care for stray cat receives free car from Good Samaritan

    CULLMAN, Ala. – The book of Matthew is often cited from the pulpit on Sunday mornings, reminding followers of God to care for one another and not turn a blind eye to those in need around us.   Matthew 25: 40-45 reads:  “The King will reply, ‘Truly...

    Hanceville festival spotlights downtown

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Under a clear sky and with fall perfect temperatures, Hanceville welcomed people from near and far to the 12th annual Mud Creek Arts & Crafts Festival along Commercial Street Saturday.   The arts and crafts event in historic downtown Hanceville was created to...