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    Do you believe in the Metal Man?

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    FALKVILLE Ala. – Alabama certainly has its fair share of urban legends and strange occurrences. Recently, on an adventure through the backroads of Cullman and Morgan counties, I heard mention of the “Falkville Metal Man.” Though I had never heard of him before, I...

    Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1954

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    Shaw Breaks Leg Ronald Shaw, 16, member of the Hanceville football squad, received a broken leg in the third quarter of the Bulldogs game with Arab on Friday night. Cars Collide On One Way Street Some $475 damage resulted at 3:37 p.m. on Monday when two cars...

    Alabama historical site Brindley Cemetery restored and rededicated

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - A rededication of the Brindley Cemetery was held Friday afternoon with the descendants of Mace Thomas Payne Brindley (Brindley Mountain namesake) in attendance. The family swapped stories passed down over the years as they remembered the man and his family who...

    Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1954

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    Mrs. Icie Rowe Alley will receive a masters from the University of Alabama on Friday. Richard Johnston and Gloria Florence will be awarded bachelor degrees. Last week’s Mystery Farm was an easy one to identify. A dozen people called in rapid succession to identify it...

    Senior Spotlight: Ruth Brigham, pt 2

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    In 1951, Harold and Ruth Brigham moved their young family from Washington D.C. to Cullman County. They would call Hanceville home and eventually have a third child, Tim. Once their children were old enough to attend school, Ruth would go to work as a...

    Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1917

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    Marriages: August 19 – Ledmon L. Pugh, 23, to Aubrey Casen, 20. August 20 – Luther Seibenhener, 21, to Elvia Pruett, 16. August 21 – Albert Smith, 18, to Gladys Murray, 16; Asa Henry Hogland, 21, to Bertha Ogletree, 18; Cephas T. Turner, 19, to Lerone Puryer,...

    Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1937

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    Mr. Bill Clapp and Geraldine Mugrove surprised their friends by getting married last Thursday. They are residing with Mr. and Mrs. William Clapp, Senior. Mrs. G.W. Thorn, of Hanceville, suffered painful burns on her leg last Wednesday. The Bremen Community was shocked by the death of...

    Veteran Memorials: Pvt. Irving Davis

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    Pvt. Irving Davis was 26 years old when he was drafted during World War I. He was born in Crane Hill, Alabama and was inducted into the service on Oct. 2, 1917. He served overseas from May 1918 until his death on Oct. 13,...

    365 AMERICAN JOY-GIVERS for 2021: ‘The Winners Circle Birthday Party’

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    Brooke Astor was known as “The Queen of New York.” Her beloved country house, “Holly Hill,” in Briarcliff, New York is the regal setting for “The Winners Circle Birthday Party.” The Westchester County estate has more than 10,000 square feet, including 24 rooms, 13...

    WWI Veteran Memorials: Pvt. Johnie Pichelmayer

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    It was supposed to be the “war to end all wars.” The Great War, as it was referred to at the time, is what we know today as World War I. One of the deadliest conflicts in our nation’s history, it is estimated that...