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    Brandin’ Iron Veterans Day Dinner feeds 1.3K

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    WEST POINT, Ala. - The Brandin’ Iron’s eight annual Veterans Day Dinner took place Monday, Nov. 20, 2023. It was a free meal for veterans and their spouses. General Manager Josh Speakman said this year’s event fed 1,300 people. “We truly enjoy giving back to...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Addison smothers Cherokee on the road 72-0

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    CHEROKEE, Ala. – Addison traveled to Cherokee, Alabama to take on the Cherokee Indians in a 1A region matchup at absolutely beautiful William Lyle Harris Stadium and for the second consecutive week the game was never in doubt as the Bulldogs crushed the Indians...

    PREP FOOTBALL: West Point falls to Lawrence County 34-9

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    WEST POINT, Ala. – After winning an overtime thriller at Douglas last week, the West Point Warriors returned home Friday night to renew their rivalry with the Red Devils of Lawrence County. However, the ball didn’t quite bounce the West Point’s way this week...

    Governor declares new state of emergency

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Gov. Kay Ivey on Friday declared a new state of emergency as COVID-related hospitalizations approached the peaks of the first wave of the pandemic. She noted the end of the previous emergency declaration just a few weeks ago, but said that...

    Arrests and Incidents reported March 26, 2024 

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Below are the arrests and incidents reported March 26, 2024. All persons are innocent until proven guilty.  GJ = grand jury; FTA = failure to appear  Cullman County Sheriff’s Office  No incidents or arrests reported.  Cullman Police Department  Incidents   March 25  identity theft; person  theft of property-1st degree; person; cash;...

    Bringing out the best: Northbrook Baptist Church goes online, offers to help small churches record videos

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - As churches respond to the Coronavirus pandemic by transitioning to online services and Bible studies, Northbrook Baptist Church is hoping to help smaller churches continue to minister. Pastor Keith Warden explained, “There’s a lot of smaller churches, and then there’s also just guys that are bivocational,...

    Good Hope Sizzlin’ Seniors hold 1st meeting in a year

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    GOOD HOPE, Ala.- They’re back! The Sizzlin’ Seniors of Good Hope took a giant step toward a return to normalcy Tuesday as the group met for the first time since the pandemic shutdown more than a year ago. They had hoped to meet outside...

    She Reads: fall reading recommendations

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    After quite an eventful summer season, we transition into fall with a cloudy sky freckled by falling leaves, or rainy weekends that blur into weeks. As most of you probably do, I too have my traditions as the days grow shorter and the evenings...

    Farm-City poster winners; committees recognized at luncheon

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    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Several locals nabbed awards during the Alabama Farm-City Awards Luncheon and Program Thursday in Birmingham.  Maggie Phillips of Good Hope Elementary School in Cullman County won fourth place in the Alabama Farm-City Poster Contest for Kindergarten-3rd Grade. She was honored at the...

    Undefeated Wallace State volleyball hosting ACCC Gulf Atlantic District Tournament beginning today

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    HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State volleyball has experienced unmatched success within the Alabama Community College Conference for more than a decade. One new feat the program has accomplished is an undefeated march through the regular season. After having the 2020 season delayed until the spring 2021...

    Governor Ivey encourages veteran hiring through HIRE VETS Medallion Program

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Governor Kay Ivey and Alabama Department of Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington are encouraging Alabama employers to hire veterans by applying to and participating in the Hire Vets Medallion Award Program, an official program of the U.S. Department of Labor. The application period...

    United Way seeks help for food bank as letter carriers’ drive canceled

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The annual food drive sponsored by the National Association of Letter Carriers typically nets thousands of pounds of food for local pantries, but its 29th event has been canceled for 2021, potentially leaving organizations like Cullman Caring for Kids in a...

    ‘Peter and the Wolf’ a hit

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Attendees enjoyed a one-night-only performance of “Peter and the Wolf” Friday evening at Stone Bridge Farms, courtesy of BD Ballet Academy, founded by Brooke Desnoes. “Peter and the Wolf,” written by Sergei Prokofiev, is a ballet for all ages that tells...

    Alabama coaching staff selects 10 Players of the Week following Kentucky win

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    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The Alabama coaching staff named 10 players of the week following the Crimson Tide's 49-21 win at Kentucky last Saturday. Malik Benson, Isaiah Bond, Jalen Hale, Kendrick Law and Kobe Prentice on offense; Chris Braswell, Jihaad Campbell and Jaheim Oatis on defense; and James Burnip and Jam Miller on special teams were all selected for their efforts...

    OP-ED: Short-term inconvenience vs. long-term improvement

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    In January of last year, Governor Kay Ivey awarded $18.2 million in Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) to fund infrastructure improvements and upgrades all over the state. The grant gives local governments the ability to provide water service to homes, repair roads, upgrade sewer...

    Cullman County Commission gives $200K toward Agriplex community hub

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - At its February meeting, the Cullman County Commission approved a $200,000 appropriation toward the building of a new community hub at the North Alabama Agriplex.  “We always appreciate the support of the commission, especially in a large endeavor like this,” noted Rachel...

    Hanceville City Council issues Lupe’s liquor license, remembers Tim Burney

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – The Hanceville City Council on Thursday issued a liquor license to the new owners of Lupe’s Restaurant.   It also passed Ordinance 650 to vacate Pine Street and reappointed Municipal Judge Steven Gravlee to another two-year term.   School representatives from the Hanceville Middle School...

    Arrests and incidents reported June 28, 2021

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Below are the arrests and incidents reported June 28, 2021. All persons are innocent until proven guilty. GJ = grand jury; FTA = failure to appear Cullman County Sheriff’s Office Incidents June 24 assault; Teem Rd.unlawful possession of controlled substance; unlawful possession of marijuana; unlawful possession of...

    Cold Springs FCCLA wins at national conference

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    BREMEN, Ala. - The Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) National Leadership Conference (NLC) was held July 2-6 in Denver, and Cold Spring High School students Savannah Bischoff, Ellanora Slusser and Sophia Slusser, along with their advisor, Stephanie Blair, were in attendance,...

    ‘Be kind to people’: Reagan Aaron remembers her playing days at Meek

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    ARLEY, Ala. -- In this interview, I talked to former Meek basketball and softball player, Reagan Aaron. Reagan made plenty of memories both on and off the court at Meek and took a few moments to recap some of them. "My two favorite basketball memories...

    Cullman Ballet Theatre School presents ‘The Nutcracker’ Dec. 17-18

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman Ballet Theatre School will present “The Nutcracker” Saturday, Dec. 17, at 6 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 18, at 2:30 p.m. at Wallace State Community College’s Betty Leeth Haynes Theatre.   The holiday classic was originally performed 130 years ago, choreographed by...

    Good Hope City Council approves alcohol license for Good Hope Exxon

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    GOOD HOPE, Ala. – Good Hope’s City Council held its first July meeting at Good Hope City Hall Monday night and passed a new Resolution to approve the license for beer and wine sales at the Exxon station in Good Hope. Good Hope’s Alcohol...

    CULLMAN COUNTY TOURNAMENT: (2) West Point rallies to defeat (3) Cold Springs 71-62 and advance to title game

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – The West Point Warriors and Cold Springs Eagles faced off in Friday’s nightcap from the Cullman County Tournament with a spot in Saturday’s varsity boys championship game on the line. After falling behind early in the first quarter and trailing at the halftime break, the...

    Faith

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Daystar Church recently announced a new initiative directed at parents who choose to have children in spite of hardships, or who need help when fostering or adopting children. The church issued this statement: Daystar Church is launching a bold new initiative called...

    The Cullman Commission on Aging shares upcoming senior events in April (Updated)

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman Commission on Aging has planned some exciting new events for this month, starting off with the Senior Easter Egg Hunt on April 13. It will start at 10:00 a.m. at Sportsman Lake Veterans Memorial, with 1000 eggs to hunt...

    Join Cullman veterans at Sportsman Lake this Saturday

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Cullman Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2214 will host this year's county observance of Memorial Day this Saturday, May 28 at 10:00 a.m. in Veterans Park at Sportsman's Lake. Guest speakers include State Senator Garlan Gudger and Chairman Jeff Clemons. The...

    St. Paul’s Lutheran School receives flag flown over U.S. Capitol

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     CULLMAN, Ala. - Congressman Robert Aderholt, at the request of Nell Dunlap, had the Flag of the United States of America flown over the United States Capitol recently in honor of St. Paul’s Lutheran School. That flag was presented to St. Paul’s Lutheran School...

    Wallace State partners with Fairview High School to provide free haircuts to students

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State Community College is partnering with Fairview High School to provide free haircuts to students. Students in Wallace State’s Salon and Spa Management program will travel to the Fairview campus twice a month to offer free hair services to any...

    PREP BASKETBALL: Jonathan Hayes returns to lead CHS varsity girls basketball

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    CULLMAN, Ala. -- Cullman High School is turning to a proven commodity with the hire for the new varsity girls basketball coach.Former coach Jonathan Hayes will be stepping back in as Cullman High’s new varsity girls basketball coach, aiming to pick up where he...

    4 chaplains and their life jackets of faith

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    Most can name the Four Gospels—Matthew, Mark, Luke and John.  But few can name the Four Chaplains—George, Alexander, John and Clark.  These four clergymen became the “Immortal Chaplains” because of profound heroism. They willingly offered themselves to save others when the USS Dorchester sank...

    ‘Always have a servant’s heart’: Starla Fuller recaps her years at Cold Springs

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    BREMEN, Ala. -- In this interview, I talked to Cold Springs basketball and softball player, Starla Fuller. Starla made a lot of memories during her time at Cold Springs, both in sports and in school. "One of my favorite sports memories was when we were...

    2023 Bloomin’ Festival breaks records

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The 39th Annual Bloomin’ Festival at St. Bernard Abbey and Prep School was a smashing success! The two-day arts and crafts festival, held April 22-23, attracted record numbers of visitors and vendors, thanks to the beautiful weather and the variety of...

    Obituary: Charles Keller Sloan

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    Charles Keller Sloan, 69, of Hueytown, Alabama, passed away Monday evening, April 19, 2021. He was born in Birmingham, Alabama on November 15, 1951 to Mattie Lou Keller Sloan and Raymond Sloan. Charles graduated from Hanceville High School. He enjoyed a long career with ACIPCO,...

    Portion of Main Ave SW will be closed March 11

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    CULLMAN, Ala - A message from City of Cullman Municipal Government: “The portion of Main Ave SW between Swafford Rd SW and Cherokee Ave SW will be CLOSED from the morning of Tuesday, March 9, 2021, through the evening of Thursday, March 11, 2021,...

    Resolving to do, be better in the new year

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Each year approximately 45% of Americans to make New Year’s resolutions, a tradition that dates back over 4,000 years to ancient Babylon where Babylonians would affirm their loyalty to the king and make oaths to their gods to pay off their...

    Jason Simpson Named WVTM 13 Chief Meteorologist

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    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – WVTM 13 announced today that Jason Simpson has been named Chief Meteorologist. The news follows long-time Chief Meteorologist Jerry Tracey’s announcement that he plans to retire in early December. Simpson will assume the leadership role after Tracey’s departure.  “We understand the importance...

    Ivey announces more than $40M in road and bridge projects

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Gov. Kay Ivey on Thursday announced that more than $40 million in state transportation funding is being awarded to cities and counties for various road and bridge projects.   The funding is made available through the Alabama Transportation Rehabilitation and Improvement Program-II (ATRIP-II),...

    Birmingham man convicted for role in kidnapping of Kamille ‘Cupcake’ McKinney

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    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – A federal jury on Friday convicted a Birmingham man for kidnapping and conspiracy to kidnap a minor victim, announced U.S. Attorney Prim F. Escalona and Federal Bureau of Investigation Acting Special Agent in Charge Felix A. Rivera-Esparra.  The jury returned its guilty...

    A special message from AHSAA Executive Director Steve Savarese

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    Like thousands of others, I am deeply saddened and disappointed that our schools have closed, and spring sports will not have an opportunity to finish their seasons.  Even more so, I am disheartened for all student-athletes, contest officials, their coaches, families, student bodies,...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Vinemont hammers Asbury 42-0 to clinch playoff berth

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    ALBERTVILLE, Ala. – Vinemont traveled to Albertville to take on the Rams with a chance to clinch a playoff spot in the region finale and the Eagles returned home with a 42-0 victory and a postseason berth. Vinemont received the opening kick-off and took an...

    2nd Annual Doggy Pawgeant taking place at Strawberry Festival May 7

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The 2nd Annual Doggy Pawgeant is one of the many events to take place the day of the Strawberry Festival, with a start time of 1:00 p.m. It will be right after the baking competition on the mini-stage located right in...

    Good Hope City Council approves pair of Resolutions, holds 1st reading for medical cannabis dispensary authorization

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    GOOD HOPE, Ala. – Good Hope’s City Council held its first September meeting at Good Hope City Hall Monday night and had several new business items on the agenda to handle. The Council approved a pair of Resolutions, passed a new zoning Ordinance and...

    Troy legend DeMarcus Ware enshrined in Pro Football Hall of Fame

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    CANTON, Ohio – Troy great DeMarcus Ware was enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday at Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio. Ware becomes the first Troy player in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, just the 16th from an Alabama high...

    Cullman County Master Gardeners share 2022 initiative for feeding birds during the winter

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Alabama Master Gardeners are educators trained by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System. During their last meeting, they discussed taking an initiative to feed birds in the winter to help them stay healthy during their migration. On December 9, the group...

    Marshall condemns FDA’s ‘illegal and dangerous decision to abandon restrictions on abortion-inducing drugs’

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Attorney General Steve Marshall on Friday led a coalition of 22 state attorneys general in sending a letter to the commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, Robert Califf, condemning the FDA’s recent decision “to abandon its longstanding restrictions on the...

    St. Bernard inducts 10 into National Junior Honor Society

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Ten St. Bernard Prep School middle school students were  inducted into the National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) after Mass on March 16, 2023, in the Abbey Church.   Fr. Joel Martin, OSB, headmaster, welcomed students to one of the world’s oldest and highest...

    Cullman County rabies cases in 2021; annual rabies clinic scheduled June 4

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    CULLMAN COUNTY, Ala. - In Alabama last year, there were three raccoons tested by the Alabama Department of Public Health found to be positive for rabies. Another rabid raccoon case in Cullman County in July of 2021 caused a few individuals to have to...

    PREP SOFTBALL: Lady Bearcats come back and walk off to top Muscle Shoals 7-6

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – After falling behind early, the Cullman Lady Bearcats were able to do what they’ve already done several times this season and rally to come from behind and defeat Muscle Shoals Thursday night. Trailing 6-5 going into the bottom of the seventh,...

    South Vinemont Town Council passes resolution to adopt mitigation plan; approves several agenda items

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    SOUTH VINEMONT, Ala.- The South Vinemont Town Council met Tuesday evening for their April meeting. The council approved several items on the agenda by unanimous vote. Councilmember Sonya Copeland was not in attendance.  The council approved for Town Clerk Kayecea Sasser to attend the Alabama...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Bearcats chasing postseason return in 2021

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Football season has returned and at Cullman High School that means it’s time once again for the Bearcats to hit the field. Cullman posted an 8-3 record last season, finishing second in Region 8 and earning another playoff berth but the...

    Ivey announces $500K grant to help Cullman revitalize Depot Park

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Gov. Kay Ivey has announced a $500,000 grant for improvements at Cullman’s Depot Park as part of the City’s ongoing downtown revitalization plan. The City of Cullman will use the funds from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) to expand Depot Park from...

    ‘Happiness on a stick’

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Jay and Kristy Keiffer, owners of Frios Gourmet Pops in Cullman, opened their franchise at 112 Clark St. NE in 2019. They have since become well-known, active members of the community. When they go out, they said, Jay Keiffer is often...

    Deer: Attract or deter?

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     AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Deer in residential areas—homeowners either love the friendly visitors or wish they would leave plants alone. While hunting season has come and gone, traces of white-tailed deer in residential areas or on landowners’ property are nearing their peak. According to...

    CCBOE: Faulk, Swindall named AmFirst Teacher, Staff Member of the Month

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman County Schools and America's First Federal Credit Union (AmFirst) recognize a teacher and staff member each month.  This month, those honors go to Teacher of the Month Kalie Faulk from Good Hope Middle School and Staff Member of the Month Sherri...

    COLUMN: Celebrating in the Wundergarten – Alabama folktales

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    The collector’s edition of “WUNDERGARTEN,” the folktale I set in 1870s Colonial Cullman, was birthed this week. (Signed copies available at Leldon’s in the Cullman Warehouse District by April 25, in time for Mother’s Day gifts.) Saluting the forested hills of north Alabama, it...

    Hanceville City Council plans to acquire lots to extend C.W. Day Park

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    HANCEILLE, Ala. - The Hanceville City Council on Thursday evening discussed several new ordinances. The Harrison Property Zoning, Broadway Group Property Zoning and JMBL Property Re-zoning hearings were set for Thursday, May 26 at 5:30 p.m. The Police Department will be purchasing 15 Axon body...

    PREP VOLLEYBALL: Holly Pond sweeps tri-match with Southeastern, West Point

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    HOLLY POND, Ala. -- Holly Pond hosted a tri-match with West Point and Southeastern Monday night and the Lady Broncos collected wins over both of them. The Lady Broncos collected sweeps of the Lady Mustangs and the Lady Warriors while West Point picked up...

    Cullman EMS 6th Annual 911 Chili Supper & Cook-Off Feb. 18

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    CULLMAN, Ala. -  Cullman EMS will host its sixth annual 911 Chili Supper & Cook-Off Saturday, Feb. 18, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Cullman VFW. All proceeds will benefit PTSD treatments for veterans.   The cook-off is open to law enforcement officers, firefighters, EMA and...

    Man sentenced to 75 years for child rape in Cullman County

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    Updated March 1, 2024, at 4:24 p.m. CULLMAN, Ala. — William Samuel Crawford, 43, of Hayden, pleaded guilty to first-degree rape of a child under 12 on Feb. 20, 2024, according to the Cullman County District Attorney's Office. Prosecutors sought the maximum penalty due to...

    PREP VOLLEYBALL: Addison sweeps Curry at home

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    ADDISON, Ala. – The Addison Lady Bulldogs hosted the Curry Lady Yellow Jackets at Allen Stephenson Gym on Tuesday afternoon, and the home team came away with a solid sweep in two sets 25-15 and 25-19. The first set saw the Lady Dawgs jump out to a...

    PREP SOFTBALL: No. 2 Hartselle pulls away to top Cullman 8-2

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Bearcats returned home to battle the second-ranked Hartselle Tigers Thursday night and after taking an early lead, the Tigers were able to plate three runs in the fourth and three more in the fifth to pull away and take an...

    Jacobs declares April 23-29 Relay For Life Week

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Cullman Mayor Woody Jacobs on Wednesday, April 26, met with members of Relay For Life of Cullman County to declare with week of April 23-29 Relay For Life Week in the city. “Our Relay For Life folks here in Cullman do a...

    Arrests and incidents reported April 14, 2022

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Below are the arrests and incidents reported April 14, 2022. All persons are innocent until proven guilty. GJ = grand jury; FTA = failure to appear Cullman County Sheriff’s Office Incidents April 11 domestic violence; CR 1082harassment; CR 490possession of controlled substance; Hwy. 69 Npossession of drug...

    ‘For All Mankind’

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman Bearcat Band completed its final week of band camp this week with an evening performance for the community. Christopher Smith, director of the Bearcat Band for 19 years, said, “The kids have worked really hard – it's been hot –...

    Hanceville City Council gets law enforcement update

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – The Hanceville City Council at its regular meeting Thursday heard from Hanceville Police Chief Bob Long, who provided the council with a Law Enforcement Support Office (LESO) program public notice in accordance with the presidential executive order signed on May 25,...

    Arrests and Incidents reported Jan. 29, 2024

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Below are the arrests and incidents reported Jan. 29, 2024. All persons are innocent until proven guilty.GJ = grand jury; FTA = failure to appear Cullman County Sheriff’s OfficeIncidents January 25• unauthorized use of motor vehicle; CR 1498• theft of property; CR 384•...

    PREP BASKETBALL: No. 10 Meek drops NW Regional Semifinal matchup with No. 1 Covenant Christian 49-25

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – No. 10 Meek tipped off its Northwest Regional Semifinal matchup against Covenant Christian Saturday night and after taking a 28-17 lead in the first half, the top-ranked Eagles outscored the Tigers 21-8 in the second half to pull away and claim...

    Simply Southern television show brings Extension expertise to wider audiences

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    AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala.—The Alabama Cooperative Extension System’s partnership with Simply Southern TV is expanding. In 2022, viewers can learn ways to transform their landscapes into Alabama Smart Yards. Partnership Expanding Becky Barlow, the interim assistant director for Alabama Extension’s agriculture, forestry and natural resources programs, said...

    PREP BASKETBALL: Cullman cruises past Clay-Chalkville 64-37, advances to NW Regional

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Cullman returned home after winning the 6A, Area 14 Tournament at Hartselle last week and welcomed Clay-Chalkville into Bearcat Arena for Sub-Regional matchup. The ‘Cats took control early in the first half and pulled away as the second half went on...

    Business spotlight: Alabama Distillery Co.

    Patrick Watson, AKA Kat Daddy, stands in front of his beloved Shine Still, Big Lucy, at the Alabama Distillery Co. (Cheyenne Sharp)
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    Updated March 15, 2024, at 7:16 p.m. GOOD HOPE, Ala. - The Stash House in Good Hope is a bustling food joint with live music and a kicked-back feel. Owner Patrick “Kat Daddy” Watson talked about his newest on-site endeavor, the Alabama Distillery Co., now...

    Wallace State Volleyball sweeps home openers

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -- Wallace State Community College’s volleyball team opened its season at home this week with back-to-back conference wins against Gadsden State Community College and Wallace Community College-Selma. The wins mark a 116-game winning streak for home conference games, dating back to 2008. The...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Holly Pond falls at J.B. Pennington 49-6

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    BLOUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Holly Pond made the trip to Blountsville for a region showdown with J.B. Pennington but unfortunately for the Bronco fans in the stands, the Tigers jumped out to an early lead over Holly Pond and continued to pull away until they...

    PREP BASKETBALL: Addison splits area matchups with Falkville

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    ADDISON, Ala. -- Addison hosted the Falkville Blue Devils in a pair of varsity matchup between two area foes Thursday night. The Lady Devils won a close contest 61-54 in the opener and the Addison boys won a similarly close game 68-63 in the nightcap. Falkville...

    Arrests and Incidents reported Oct. 30, 2023

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Below are the arrests and incidents reported Oct. 30, 2023. All persons are innocent until proven guilty. GJ = grand jury; FTA = failure to appear Cullman County Sheriff’s OfficeIncidents October 26• theft of property; Nesmith Rd.• possession of controlled substance; possession of...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Cullman dominates No. 1 Mars Hill 49-7

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman Bearcats returned to Oliver Woodard Stadium Friday night and after celebrating homecoming throughout the week, the celebration continued on the field against Mars Hill. The ‘Cats dominated the top-ranked 2A Panthers 49-7 to improve to 4-2 on the season...

    Get to know Alabama Extension: Fish and Water

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    AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. - The Alabama Cooperative Extension System has the privilege of assisting Alabamians through a range of topics from agriculture to home life. The eight topics highlighted on the Extension website provide readily available, research-based information to farmers, families, businesspeople and gardeners...

    State unemployment rate up slightly at 2.9%

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala.  –  Alabama Department of Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington announced Monday that Alabama’s labor force participation rate for January 2024 remained unchanged at 57.4%. The percentage of prime-age workers increased by one-tenth of a percentage point to 78.6% over the month. Over the...

    UPDATE: Joppa couple identified in deadly I-65 collision

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    DODGE CITY, Ala. - Friday afternoon, the identities of a couple killed in a traffic collision on I-65 Thursday evening were released by Cullman County Coroner Jeremy Kilpatrick. Kilpatrick identified the deceased as Brenda Hickens Miller, 72, and Nickey Nile Miller, 70, of Joppa. Thursday evening,...

    Devotion – Dressing for the day

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     “Put on the full armor of God; so that you will be able to stand firm against the schemes of the devil.”                                                                                                      Ephesians 6:11 NASB  As Alabamians, we have learned to live with unpredictable weather. Storms come up quickly, sometimes with no warning. We try...

    Cullman Regional welcomes Kurt Blake, MD to Medical Group

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    CULLMAN, Ala.  - Board-certified rheumatologist Kurt Blake, MD has joined the Cullman Regional  Medical Group. Blake attended medical school at the University of West Indies, followed by his residency at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center and fellowship at University of Alabama at Birmingham. He provides care...

    Hanceville City Council votes in favor of providing employees with monetary incentives provided through the American Rescue Plan

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - The Hanceville City Council voted Thursday to give the city’s employee’s full time and part time employees a one-time pay adjustment from money it is expected to receive from the American Rescue Plan. The amount is based on hours worked between...

    Arrests and Incidents reported Feb. 29, 2024

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Below are the arrests and incidents reported Feb. 29, 2024. All persons are innocent until proven guilty.GJ = grand jury; FTA = failure to appear Cullman County Sheriff’s OfficeIncidents Feb. 26• violation of protection order; CR 616• harassment; Hwy. 31• harassment; CR 1114•...

    PREP BASKETBALL: Lady Bulldogs handle Winston County to move to 15-1, Bulldogs edge Yellow Jackets 47-46

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    DOUBLE SPRINGS, Ala. – Addison traveled to Double Springs to take on their archrival Winston County Yellow Jackets. A standing room only crowd saw two wonderful ballgames from both teams. The Lady Dawgs brought their 14-1 record to face off against the 10-5 Lady Jackets. The game was...

    National Hispanic Heritage Month: WSCC student Sebastian Arce shares Colombian heritage

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    HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College is recognizing National Hispanic Heritage Month through Oct. 15. Men’s tennis star sophomore Sebastian Arce, among the many students on campus of Hispanic or Latino descent, is perhaps the one who’s traveled the farthest to attend Wallace State. Arce, who...

    CHS Forestry Judging Team places 1st at state tournament

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    AUBURN, Ala. – Cullman High School brought home a new addition to the trophy case this week when the forestry judging team won the state championship in Auburn Tuesday. Coach David Benefield is proud of his team for it has achieved and what it...

    PREP VOLLEYBALL: Vinemont sweeps area match with East Lawrence to extend win streak

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    VINEMONT, Ala. – The past two weeks have been a lot of fun for the Lady Eagles. Vinemont carried a 10-match winning streak into Tuesday’s area showdown with East Lawrence and extended that streak to 11 after just three sets. The Lady Eagles dominated the first set 25-13,...

    Locals pack Heritage Park for annual Cullman Fireworks Festival

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    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...

    Cullman Savings Bank donates almost $20K to Festhalle Farmers Market

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Cullman Savings Bank recently donated $19,900 to the Festhalle Farmers Market, the largest farmers market in Cullman. This contribution underscores the bank's commitment to supporting local agriculture and community initiatives. The Festhalle Farmers Market, a hub for over 28 local farmers and...

    How to beat the chill, without killing the power bill

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – While the worst part of the winter storm week has passed, there are a few more days of freezing temperatures ahead. Here are a few tips to help families beat the chill, without killing the power bill. Set thermostats and heaters to...

    CCSO arrest roundup

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) deputies responded to a business in the Dodge City area in reference to a suspicious vehicle on Wednesday, Oct. 12.   Deputies located the vehicle and identified the occupants as Thomas James Brannon, 36, of Danville, and Emma Rena...

    CHS seniors celebrate college picks with sidewalk art

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Seniors preparing to depart Cullman High School have earned close to $5 million and counting in scholarships, so the school celebrated with a bit of an impromptu art project on the quad to showcase their college and career choices last week. Seniors...

    Arrests and incidents reported June 10, 2022

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Below are the arrests and incidents reported June 10, 2022. All persons are innocent until proven guilty. GJ = grand jury; FTA = failure to appear Cullman County Sheriff’s Office No incidents or arrests reported. Cullman Police Department Incidents June 9 Theft of property – 1st degree; U-Haul; box...

    Cullman Regional to host nurse recruitment event August 7 at Karma’s Coffeehouse

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    Cullman, Ala. — Nurses and nursing students are invited to join Cullman Regional for a Nurse Recruitment Event on Saturday, August 7 from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. at Karma’s Coffeehouse. Meet with directors and hiring managers to discuss career opportunities and learn about...

    COLUMN: Celebrating in the Wundergarten

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    WILLKOMMEN, Y’ALL! Cooking is a form of storytelling. “WUNDERGARTEN,” the Brothers Grimm-like folktale I wrote and The Cullman Tribune is serializing in its Community Matters quarterly magazine, is set on a strawberry farm in Colonial Cullman during the 1870s. To bring the story to...

    PREP SOCCER: Warriors, Lady Warriors fall to J.B. Pennington

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    WEST POINT, Ala. – J.B. Pennington made the trip to West Point for a pair of varsity matchups with the Warriors and Lady Warriors Tuesday night and edged out both squads in a pair of tight games to take home a pair of wins....

    PREP BASEBALL: Warriors earn 10-2 win at Hanceville

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – The West Point Warriors hit the road to take on Hanceville Friday night and they returned home with a 10-2 win over their county foes. The Warriors plated three runs in the first to take an early lead and tacked on...

    Local business spotlight: Cullman Marble & Granite

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    “Memorials of Quality since 1910” is the motto emblazoned in stone on the front of Josh Eddleman’s business, one of Cullman’s oldest – rivaled only by Buettner Brothers – Cullman Marble & Granite. Eddleman knows being such a longtime company has its perks, saying, “We...

    ADMH: May 8-14 is National Prevention Week

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    Montgomery, Ala. – According to the 2020 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, an estimated 59.3 million Americans ages 12 and older used illicit drugs in the last recorded year. In Alabama, for ages 18 and older, an estimated 351,000 people have alcohol...

    6 steps toward successfully resolving conflict in the workplace

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    BIRMINGHAM, Ala.  - Conflict in the workplace can be unavoidable at times, but how conflict is managed is up to the individual and leadership, according to University of Alabama at Birmingham Chief Medical Officer Kierstin Kennedy, M.D.  In a recent publication in the Journal of...

    Cold Springs runner Ethan Edgeworth breaks state 3,200-meter record

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Cold Springs High School rising senior Ethan Edgeworth saved his best performance for the last track and field meet of the 2022-2023 school year. Edgeworth clocked 8:53.56 in the 3,200 meters at the recent RunningLane Track Championships held at Huntsville’s Milton Frank Stadium. Edgeworth...