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Wednesday, December 1, 2021

    A bag full of books for $3 at the Cullman County Public Library

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Public Library has an absolute abundance of books and this week, they have begun selling them to the public by the bag. Often, the library acquires so many books that it ends up with duplicates, or the book’s...

    365 AMERICAN JOY-GIVERS for 2021: The West Less Traveled Birthday Party

    John Wayne’s last movie, “The Shootist,” was scheduled for filming in El Paso, Texas but “The Duke,” changed the script to move production near Carson City, Nevada just east of Lake Tahoe.  All the exterior vistas of vast, golden prairie with mountain ranges in the...

    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...

    Two enter novitiate at St. Bernard Abbey

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The journey of two men, which began with an inquiry to St. Bernard Abbey Vocation Director, Fr. Joel Martin, OSB, has entered into a new phase.  Becoming a monk doesn’t happen overnight. It is a process that takes several years. At St....

    Cullman Strawberry Festival a big success

    CULLMAN, Ala. - For 82 years, the city of Cullman has celebrated the area’s prolific strawberry crops and, after facing the COVID shutdown of 2020, folks were ready to celebrate once again last Saturday. Even without the popular Senior Shindig usually held on Friday,...

    Watch next Space Station crew launch live on NASA TV, NASA app

    HOUSTON, Texas – Three space travelers, including NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei, are poised to launch Friday, April 9, from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to the International Space Station. NASA Television, the agency’s website and the NASA app will provide comprehensive prelaunch and...

    365 AMERICAN JOY-GIVERS for 2021: The Leaves of Funny Grass Birthday Party

    The Great Lawn of Central Park in the middle of bustling Manhattan is the setting for “The Leaves of Funny Grass Birthday Party.” At some point in their life, all the American joy-givers attending this party have enjoyed some splendor on the grass in...

    5th Annual Bernard Blues and BBQ sees another successful year

    CULLMAN, Ala. – The 5th Annual Bernard Blues and BBQ took place Sat-Sun, Oct. 30-31. Friends of Saint Bernard, along with faculty, staff and students, braved the cold rain on Saturday to support the works of talented artist and craftsmen from across the Southeastern...

    St. Paul’s Lutheran School announces judges for inaugural Golden Apron Competition

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Golden Apron Cook Off Competition, sponsored by Werner’s Trading Company, is just around the corner! We hope to see everyone Sept. 18 for this exciting cookoff competition. We are happy to announce our judges for the event will be Mrs....

    Arab’s 2nd Annual Sugarfest sees great weather and huge turnout

    ARAB, Ala. - The 2nd Annual Sugarfest was held Saturday, Sept. 4 at Arab City Park. The festival kicked off at 8 a.m. and lasted until 10 p.m., with many events including the Sugar Rush 5K, Cornhole Tournament, Sugar High Rides and Amusements, Sweetie...