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    Files from Yesteryear: 1936, 1950

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    From the files of 1936: Joe C. Sapp spent Monday in Birmingham. Coroner J. Grady Moss has a sprained ankle. Professor and Mrs. Joe Ray, of Hanceville, were in Cullman on Saturday. Mrs. Conrad Howard and Miss Trichel Cordes spent Tuesday in Birmingham. Doctor and Mrs. C.E. Herrin and...

    Files from Yesteryear: 1930, 1950

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    From the files of 1930: Professor and Mrs. R.P. Johnston spent last weekend in Nashville with relatives. The Cullman Baptist Association will meet, with Etha Baptist Church, on October 28-30. Mr. and Mrs. Charley Boschung spent Sunday in Jasper. The recent school census shows 752 people in Cullman...

    8 Alabama properties included in 2020 Places in Peril list

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Alabama Historical Commission and the Alabama Trust for Historic Preservation this week announced the 2020 Places in Peril, a program that highlights significant endangered properties. Since 1994, the Alabama Historical Commission and the Alabama Trust for Historic Preservation have joined...

    Files from Yesteryear: 1920

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    From the Files of 1920: Rice Town news listed several people who attended the decoration at Hopewell on the third Sunday in May, including: Paul Gardner, Lewis Mayfield and the Reid family. Miss Ruth Jones was laid to rest at Sulphur Springs Cemetery on Monday at...

    Files from Yesteryear: 1936, 1950

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    From the files of 1936: Congressman-elect, Luther Patrick of Birmingham will speak at the Cullman County Courthouse on Saturday afternoon at two o’clock. It is a meeting of the Roosevelt Club and a Democratic Rally for Cullman County. The L.O. Brock family is building a new...

    Files from Yesteryear: 1933, 1952

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    From the Files of 1933: Mrs. J.E. Pierce and son, Leroy of Cullman, spent the week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.W. Nesmith, at Panama. The 1933 Home Economics Club at Cullman High School includes: Mildred White, Grace Wonderlich, Almedia Newman, Elizabeth Glasscock, Mary Louise...

    Wallace State professor uncovers lost Civil War history    

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Leading up to Black History Month, the just-released Winter 2020 issue of Alabama Heritage Magazine has as its cover story “’Fighting for Freedom’: Alabama’s USCT Soldiers.” The article tells of the escaped slaves from the Tennessee River Valley who joined the United States...

    Files from yesteryear: 1954

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    From the files of 1954  The residence of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Jones was completely destroyed by fire on Saturday.   Bobby McClendon, son of Mr. and Mrs. A.M. McClendon has been named Good Citizenship boy at Cullman High School. Margaret Jones, daughter of Mr. and Mrs....

    Belly up for a brew

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    CULLMAN, Ala. -  Last weekend, Cullman celebrated its German heritage, and without a doubt, beer was part of the Oktoberfest celebration. For years, alcohol sales were prohibited in Cullman, but beer finally debuted at Oktoberfest in 2011. While beer is a more recent addition...

    A look into our past: Found ledgers of J.A. Callaham

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    VINEMONT, Ala. - When Steve and Carol Wunderlich were recently tasked with cleaning out Steve’s family’s homestead, they never imagined the treasures they would find. They shared their discoveries with their friends in the Vinemont Historical Society at a recent meeting. Among their finds...