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Wednesday, December 1, 2021

    Flu season: it’s not too late to get the shot

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The CDC states the best time to get a flu shot is from October-September, but the virus usually peaks around February, so it is still beneficial to get a flu shot in December or later. While many people are wary of...

    Sacred Heart Church holds annual Turkey Bazaar

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church Knights of Columbus held their annual Turkey Bazaar Saturday evening, awarding parishioner Andy Gravemen the special prize, a five-foot hanging porch swing donated by Nathaniel Lynn, owner of Lynn's Woodworks. The long-standing bazaar featured frenzied...

    PREP BASKETBALL: Arab downs Lincoln County 76-64 to win 65th Holly Pond Thanksgiving Tournament

    HOLLY POND, Ala. – Four local squads returned to Felton Easterwood Gymnasium Wednesday for the final day of the 65th annual Holly Pond Thanksgiving Tournament and the Arabian Knights clashed with Lincoln County in this year’s championship game. The Knights and Falcons were neck-and-neck...

    Winter Wonderland Senior Night returns to Sportsman Lake

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Commission on Aging and Doug Davenport with the Parks and Recreation department are partnering to present the Winter Wonderland Senior Night at Sportsman Lake Park. The event will be held on December 9 from 5:30 p.m. - 8:30...

    Arrests and incidents reported November 24, 2021

    CULLMAN, Ala. – Below are the arrests and incidents reported November 24, 2021. All persons are innocent until proven guilty. GJ = grand jury; FTA = failure to appear Cullman County Sheriff’s Office No incidents reported Arrests November 22 – 23 Baird, Brandon L.; 31 third-degree assault-domestic violencesecond-degree criminal mischief Hankins, Joshua J.;...

    Alabama DHR announces grants for stabilizing childcare workforce

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Alabama’s childcare workers may be eligible for quarterly bonus payments of up to $1,500 through grants announced today by the Alabama Department of Human Resources (DHR). The Child Care Workforce Stabilization grants supply funding to help childcare providers recruit and retain qualified...

    SPORTS COLUMN: Finding clarity in the chaos after week 12

    Another One Bites The Dust: Another week, another chaotic outcome that's beginning to paint a clear picture. No. 23 Utah ended the first half with a shocking punt return for a touchdown to down the No. 3 Ducks 28-0 at the half. Utah finished what...

    Wallace State Community College receives federal funding to continue Talent Search program

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. –Wallace State Community College will receive five additional years of funding from the U.S. Department of Education for the school’s Talent Search program. The award is expected to total $2.4 million. Wallace State’s Talent Search program serves students from 15 high schools throughout...

    Attorney General Steve Marshall defends free speech and religious rights of embattled cakebaker Jack Phillips

    MONTGOMERY, Ala.—Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall has filed an amicus brief supporting the free speech right of Masterpiece Cakeshop in Colorado to decline to create a custom cake celebrating a gender transition.  Jack Phillips is a devout Christian who makes custom cakes at his family-owned...

    PREP BASKETBALL: Arab, Holly Pond, Fairview collect wins at Holly Pond Thanksgiving Tournament

    HOLLY POND, Ala. – Four local squads were back in action at this year’s Holly Pond Thanksgiving Tournament Tuesday night after competing on day one Monday. The Aggies got the afternoon started by pulling away from Lawrence County to collect a 67-49 win, The...