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Monday, January 30, 2023

    Options for women fighting to survive

    Wendy Jones/Chelsea Lanier
    Wendy Jones, left, and Chelsea Lanier both won makeovers from Options.   Judy Watts loves making people feel better. She is a proud cancer survivor who wants others who have had the devastating news to know that there is hope, and that she is living...

    ‘We’re just saturating the place with prayer’

    CULLMAN, Ala. – Members of Spring Hill Baptist Church, along with members from several other churches, will be at Depot Park Saturday at 8 a.m. for a peaceful prayer walk. Members will walk along the streets in small groups. Spring Hill Pastor Terry Blankenship said,...

    Fireworks over Garden City

    Jason Leonard
    GARDEN CITY - Garden City First Baptist Church hosted its annual, family-friendly fireworks celebration at Garden City Park this evening, where they provided fun for kids of all ages. Inflatables were available for children, along with games of cornhole and tug of war. The...

    ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ a near-perfect summer movie; Griffin’s score: 9/10

    “Spider-Man: Far From Home” is once again directed by “Spider-Man: Homecoming’s” Jon Watts, written by Chris McKenna II and Erik Sommers and of course stars Tom Holland as Peter Parker. Samuel L. Jackson’s Nick Fury is on-hand for this adventure and the new addition...

    Rock the South continues after projected record opening day

    Hannah Ward
    CULLMAN - Arguably Cullman's event of the year, Rock the South lit up the Friday night sky above Heritage park last night. The stage was on fire with talent as well-known acts such as Cody Jinks, Brett Eldridge and Luke Bryan played unforgettable performances....

    Thanksgiving Countdown Corner Nov. 12: Setting the Thanksgiving table

    Loretta Gillespie
    Give your centerpiece a lift with a small stump, adding dried flowers, leaves or small pumpkins to hide any uneven spots. This gives your centerpiece presence, but make sure your guests can maintain eye contact. Countdown Corner: Saturday, Nov. 12: If you have room and an...

    Files from Yesteryear: 1937 and 1994

    From the Files of 1937: Doctor R.B. Dodson is Commander of the American Legion. Mr. and Mrs. W.C. Kirtt, who formerly lived at West Point, have moved to the Willingham Community. This is the first year for typing to be offered at Hanceville School. Miss Dixie Christian...

    Locals pack Heritage Park for annual Cullman Fireworks Festival

    CULLMAN, Ala. – This year’s Cullman Fireworks Festival is in the books and things got underway at Heritage Park at 5 p.m. when families poured on to the soccer fields to enjoy inflatables, give-aways, food vendors, competitions and more before the light show began. This is the eighth...

    Peinhardt Homesteaders moving to new day; first meeting Jan. 5

    CULLMAN - Peinhardt Farm’s heritage and traditional skills group, Peinhardt Homesteaders, will start the new year on a new day.  From Sunday afternoons, the group will now meet on the first Saturday morning of each month, starting at 9 a.m. on Jan. 5. Homesteaders’ Director...

    Veteran Memorial: Pvt. Joseph Bernard Fromhold

    Joseph Bernard Fromhold was born August 9, 1932 in Cullman. He was a graduate of St. Bernard and was just 17 when he joined the Army. He served in the Korean War and was attached to Company B, 38th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division.  Fromhold...