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Sunday, July 25, 2021

    Starting July 28, severe thunderstorms deemed ‘destructive’ will activate a Wireless Emergency Alert on smartphones

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Severe thunderstorms can be life-threatening, but not all severe storms are the same. Hazardous conditions range from tornadoes, large hailstorms and widespread straight-line winds called derechoes, to cloud-to-ground lightning and flash flooding.   Starting July 28, the National Weather Service will better convey the...

    Bama’s Best Chicken Tenders: Bobby’s Restaurant rules the roost

    EVA, Ala. - In the quest for Bama’s Best Chicken Tenders, one eatery rules the roost — Bobby’s Restaurant in Eva.   The Morgan County institution, owned by April and John Hall, is known for basketfuls of deep brown tenders covered in crunchy breading. Crinkle-cut fries,...

    Arrests and incidents reported July 23, 2021

    CULLMAN, Ala. – Below are the arrests and incidents reported July 23, 2021. All persons are innocent until proven guilty. GJ = grand jury; FTA = failure to appear Cullman County Sheriff’s Office No incidents or arrests reported. Cullman Police Department Incidents July 22 first-degree theft of property; person; cashthird-degree theft of...

    Soil and Water Conservation District holds children’s presentation at Guy Hunt Library and Museum

    HOLLY POND, Ala. - The Soil and Water Conservation District on Thursday made a presentation for the children of Guy Hunt Library and Museum in Holly Pond on local wildlife and the tracks they leave behind. With 11 children in attendance, Soil and Water...

    Princess Lillie

    HOLLY POND, Ala. - “She came out of the womb smiling,” Kelly Handley said of her daughter Lillie. “She has always been very loving, and she smiles through everything and has since the day she was born. She has been so strong and brave...

    Tyson now faces nine lawsuits over 2019 Hanceville plant spill

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Over two years have passed since a June 6, 2019, spill at the Tyson Farms/River Valley Ingredients rendering plant near Hanceville triggered a large fish kill on the Mulberry Fork that extended down to the Sipsey River in Walker County. That...

    Cullman Florist visits essential workers for Make Someone Smile Week

    CULLMAN, Ala. – Flowers can make someone smile, and this week, Cullman Florist is lighting up faces as part of Teleflora’s annual Make Someone Smile Week. As part of the program, which runs July 18-24, Cullman Florist and its volunteers are delivering 500 plants...

    Appeals Court rejects sentence in Meeks homicide conviction

    CULLMAN, Ala. - An Alabama appellate court, in a preliminary statement, upheld the conviction of Brad Meeks, 30, of Bremen, on the charge of criminally negligent homicide in the May 7, 2017, death of Curtis “Curt” James Wilson, 15, of Cullman, but rejected the...

    Cullman County Commission invites Colony Mayor Curtis Johnson to speak about inclusion of Colony Town Cemetery on the Alabama Historic Cemetery Registry

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Commission welcomed Colony Mayor Curtis Johnson to their meeting Tuesday evening to speak about the Colony Town Cemetery’s recent listing on the Alabama Historic Cemetery Registry. At the commission’s June meeting, a proclamation was presented for the achievement,...

    Veteran Memorial: Alex J. Dillashaw

    Alex J. Dillashaw was born Dec. 24, 1923, in Cullman County and lived in Garden City. His parents were Alec Monroe and Lethia Eugenia (Woodard) Dillashaw. He would register for the draft when he was 18 years old and served in World War II.   Dillashaw...