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Friday, October 30, 2020

    Files from Yesteryear: 1932, 1952

    From the Files of 1932: Inez and Bertie Young spent Saturday night with their sister, Mrs. H.J. Mize. Attending the quilting at Mrs. Henry Mobley’s on Tuesday afternoon were Mrs. Ava Smith, Mrs. Hazel Gentry, Mrs. Verla Mobley, Mrs. Annice Carden, Mrs. Johnny Stewart, Mrs. H.W....

    Files from Yesteryear: 1908, 1932, 1933

    From the Files of 1908: The county teachers institute was held at Joppa with County Superintendent D.V. Smith presiding. Cullman has secured the county high school, subscribing something over $4,500 for the building fund. The Circuit Court ended with a mistrial in the case of Wes and...

    Files from Yesteryear: 1902, 1932

    From the Files of 1902: Mrs. Louis Nebrig of Garden City was seriously injured when a wild cow hooked her down and trampled her in the ground. Quil Griffith is attending law school in Lebanon, Tennessee. The total number of voters registered in Cullman County is 4,231. A...

    Files from Yesteryear: 1902, 1952

    From the Files of 1902: J.A. McMinn has just opened a full line of groceries at his old stand. A.W. Lancaster has gone to Falkville to see his brother-in-law, who is reported dangerously ill. Miss Eliza Weatherford, who was formerly central in the local Telephone Exchange, was...

    Files from Yesteryear: 1933, 1952

    From the Files of 1933: Miss Blanche Linton was married to Mr. Paul Burks at the Vinemont Baptist Church. Miss Miriam Boyd of Hartford and Rayburn J. Fisher of Cullman, were married on Friday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. S.P. Faucett, Junior in...

    Files from Yesteryear: 1904, 1933, 1934

    From the Files of 1904: E.M. Brundridge left Tuesday for the Lone Star State. G.S. Leeth and Bob Lee returned from Saint Louis on Tuesday. Each one had purchased a car load of mules for their customers. J.T. Morgan’s sawmill at Clarkson is now in operation. From the...

    Files from Yesteryear: 1904, 1954

    From the Files of 1904: Married Sunday at 3 p.m. were Miss Addie Smith and Wiley Burks. C.W. Holmes, formerly of Unity is now a businessman of Bearden, Indian Territory. Good citizens never fail to vote. Next Tuesday will be Election Day. H. Styles, of Glade, was in...

    Files from Yesteryear: 1954

    From the Files of 1954: Killed instantly at 6:30 Wednesday morning was Carl Milligan, 35, of Bangor. The accident occurred at the Garden City Heading Company, where he was employed. A fly wheel broke and threw pieces of the wheel and belt through the top rafters,...

    Files from Yesteryear: 1904, 1937, 1954

    From the Files of 1904: A lively group of Decaturites came to Vinemont on Saturday and spent the day hunting chestnuts. Born to Mr. and Mrs. W.P. Foust on October 29 was a daughter. Clint Humphrey entertained a number of young people at a Halloween party on...

    Files from Yesteryear: 1937

    From the Files of 1937: School opened at Enon on Monday with Herbert Alldridge and Ethel Brown Harris as teachers. We are sorry to report that Mr. James Easterwood has sold his farm here and with his family will go to make their home in Tennessee. Hugh...