71.7 F
Cullman
Sunday, May 26, 2024
More

    Cullman EMA welcomes Tim Sartin as new director

    0
    CULLMAN, Al. - With the start of a new year comes a new chapter for the Cullman County Emergency Management Agency. With director Phyllis Little stepping down, the EMA will ring in the New Year under the direction of Tim Sartin, who has been...

    Fire at Colony Exxon, pedestrian killed in relation

    0
    COLONY, Ala. - Cullman County Hazmat and multiple fire departments responded to the Colony Exxon around 9:00 p.m. where a gas pump had caught fire and had reached a pickup truck.  According to Cullman County Hazmat Chief Jeremy Simmons, they secured the drains from hazardous...

    Helicon Volunteer Fire Department holds Ribbon Cutting for new ALS equipment

    0
    ARLEY, Ala. - The Helicon Volunteer Fire Department recently received grant funding for new Advanced Life Saving (ALS) equipment. Chief Neil Feist and Assistant Chief Greg Ackley applied for grants with the help of State Representative Tim Wadsworth and economic developer Dr. Nicole Jones....

    Jones Chapel Fire Department receives biggest ever grant from FEMA

    0
    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Jones Chapel Fire Department recently received three different grants from FEMA’S Assistance to Firefighters Grants, the Cullman County Community Development Commission and the Alabama Forestry Commission. The department has already purchased 25 new air packs with the grant money from Assistance...

    Tractor-trailer rig strikes house in Berlin

    0
    BERLIN, Ala. - On Tuesday afternoon, a Tyson Farms tractor-trailer struck a house on U.S. Highway 278 near its intersection with County Road 747 in Berlin. The truck was traveling west on Highway 278 when it crossed and left the road, striking and passing...

    Single motor vehicle collision claims life of 16-year-old driver

    0
    CRANE HILL, Ala. – A single motor vehicle collision along County Road 940 claimed the life of a 16-year-old male early Tuesday afternoon. According to Cullman County Coroner Jeremy Kilpatrick, the male was an “unrestrained driver” from the Crane Hill community. “At this time the...

    Cullman emergency responders get high tech help from new app

    0
    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman City Council on Monday approved the purchase of a new system that will give emergency responders high-tech assistance getting where they need to go. The Rover system by Emergency Reporting is designed to get emergency calls out to responders...

    (Updated) House ‘complete loss’ in fire on CR 813, no injuries

    0
    Updated 11-4-19 10:40 a.m. CULLMAN COUNTY, Ala. - Multiple departments responded to the scene of a fully-involved structure fire in the 9400 block of County Road 813 near the community of Loretto Monday morning. The fire was reported at approximately 8 a.m. According to Good Hope Fire...

    (Updated) Blaze damages Louisiana-Pacific in Hanceville

    0
    Updated 11-2-19 7:11 p.m. HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Multiple departments responded to a fire at the Louisiana-Pacific Corporation plant just south of Hanceville Saturday afternoon. Hanceville Mayor Kenneth Nail and Hanceville Fire Chief Roger Green both confirmed all employees were accounted for. Green said there were...

    Reports: Child shot near Johnson’s Crossing

    0
    UPDATED: 10-26-19 at 8:49 P.M. From the Cullman County Sheriff's Office: "We have confirmed through our investigation that the shooting of the juvenile was accidental." Updated 10-26-19 5:41 p.m. CULLMAN COUNTY, Ala. - Multiple sources have confirmed to The Tribune that a small child has been shot...

    Pair leads CPD on high-speed chase through downtown Cullman, down I-65

    0
    Updated 9-29-19 10:26 a.m. LATEST: https://www.cullmantribune.com/2019/09/29/update-suspect-in-thursday-night-chase-apprehended/ https://www.cullmantribune.com/2019/09/27/update-1-arrested-1-on-the-run-after-high-speed-chase/ https://www.cullmantribune.com/2019/09/27/ccso-searching-for-male-suspect-in-arkadelphia/ CULLMAN, Ala. - A man and a woman led authorities on a high-speed chase through Cullman and down Interstate 65 South Thursday night. It all started over an alleged shoplifting incident. Cullman Police Chief Kenny Culpepper said, “At around 6:30 p.m....

    (Updated) 1 dead in Joppa structure fire

    0
    Updated 9-27-19 at 7:09 a.m. JOPPA, Ala. - One person was killed in a structure fire in the Joppa community Thursday evening. Cullman County Coroner Jeremy L. Kilpatrick identified the victim as Wilford Collier, 79, of Joppa. The fire destroyed a camper on a property in...

    Local law enforcement, ALEA come together to promote road safety in Cullman County

    0
    CULLMAN, Ala. - On Thursday, Cullman County Sheriff Matt Gentry, Cullman Police Chief Kenny Culpepper, Hanceville Police Chief Bob Long and Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) Senior Trooper Chuck Daniel came together at the Cullman County Sheriff’s Office for a press conference to promote...

    (Updated) Pedestrian struck by truck in NW Cullman dies

    0
    Updated 8-22-19 8:05 p.m. CULLMAN, Ala. - A man who was seriously injured late Thursday afternoon when he was struck by a pickup truck on St. Joseph Drive Northwest near the intersection with Brunner Street Northwest in the city of Cullman has died. Cullman County...

    (Update) Cullman man killed in Jones Chapel motorcycle crash

    0
    Updated 8-20-19 at 10:25 a.m. JONES CHAPEL, Ala. - A Cullman man was killed as a result of single-vehicle crash Monday afternoon along the 3500 block of County Road 1082. Cullman County Coroner Jeremy L. Kilpatrick identified the victim as Daryl William Brady, 53. According to Alabama...

    Hanceville Police K-9 Unit making big impact on drug arrests

    0
    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – The Tribune had the opportunity to sit down Friday afternoon and talk with Hanceville Police Department Sgt. Joshua Howell and his K-9, Tazer. The department’s other K-9, Zero, and his handler, Cpl. Zac Chrietzberg, were not able participate in the interview...

    (Update) Cullman man identified as victim in Scenic Drive blaze

    0
    Updated 8-16-19 at 8:00 p.m. CULLMAN, Ala. – A Cullman man died Friday morning in a house fire along the 800 block of Scenic Drive Northeast in the city of Cullman. Cullman County Coroner Jeremy L. Kilpatrick identified the victim as Jonathan Patrick McKoy, 45....

    (Update) City dams Ryan Creek in Carroll Acres following fire at Professional Coatings

    0
    CULLMAN, Ala. – The City of Cullman has dammed Ryan Creek in the Carroll Acres subdivision following an early Thursday morning fire at Professional Coatings, which led to less than 1,000 gallons of chemicals used in the manufacturing of stain being spilled into the...

    Fire severely damages building at Professional Coatings in Cullman

    0
    CULLMAN, Ala. - Around 3:40 a.m. Thursday, Cullman Fire Rescue, supported by the Vinemont-Providence Volunteer Fire Department, Cullman Police Department, Cullman County Sheriff’s Office and Cullman EMS, responded to a fire at Professional Coatings, 1807 Third Ave. SE (Old Hanceville Highway) in south Cullman....

    Dodgeball tournament raises more than $1.3K for emergency responders

    0
    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Eight teams and their fans from around Cullman County gathered at Hanceville High School’s Lane Horton Gymnasium Saturday for the second annual Life Lines 4 Thin Lines Dodgeball Tournament. Teams representing the fire departments of Good Hope, Hanceville, Crane Hill, Johnson’s...

    Sounding the alarm: Hanceville residents can get a free smoke detector from Hanceville Fire and Rescue

    0
    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Hanceville Fire and Rescue Assistant Fire Chief Bart Absher gave an update recently on the number and types of calls the fire department has responded to so far in and around Hanceville in 2019. Absher said the numbers for 2019 are...

    Cullman County volunteer fire departments receive grants from Alabama Forestry Commission

    0
    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Alabama Forestry Commission (AFC) presented a grant check to each volunteer fire department in Cullman County Thursday evening at the Cullman County Association of Volunteer Fire Departments Association’s (CCAVFD) monthly meeting.  Each department received $1,111.49. The AFC’s Albert Mayo said the...

    Hanceville police chief issues statement on officer-involved shooting

    0
    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – A Hanceville man was killed in an officer-involved shooting along County Road 599 near Hanceville Sunday afternoon. Cullman County Coroner Jeremy L. Kilpatrick identified the man as Robert Clay Wilsford, Sr., 65. The incident unfolded following a call from a family member...

    (Update) Cullman man killed in wreck near Johnson’s Crossing

    0
    Updated 8/2/19 at 11:58 a.m. JOHNSON'S CROSSING, Ala. - A Cullman man was killed in a two-vehicle wreck in the community of Johnson's Crossing Thursday evening. Cullman County Coroner Jeremy L. Kilpatrick identified the victim as Kristopher Lyn Griffin, 34. Kilpatrick said the crash happened in the...

    No longer ‘helpless’: Smith Lake area fire departments prepare to launch second fire/rescue boat, more on the way

    0
    CULLMAN, Ala. - At one time, firefighters and EMTs around Smith Lake faced a formidable barrier to responding to emergency calls: the shoreline. Having to stand on the bank, begging for a loaner boat to respond to incidents on the water, was a feeling...

    Worship without worry: CCSO hosts Church Safety Class

    0
    CULLMAN, Ala. – Churchgoers settled in at Temple Baptist Church Thursday night to participate in the Cullman County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) Church Safety Class. It was the second event of its kind put on by the CCSO following the November 2017 church shooting in...

    Small fire at Lake Catoma Apartments

    0
    Updated 7-22-19 5:23 p.m. CULLMAN, Ala. – Multiple units responded to a reported fire at Lake Catoma Apartments along U.S. Highway 278 East in the city of Cullman Monday morning. Cullman Fire Rescue Chief Brian Bradberry said the fire involved an ashtray and possibly a grill....

    Multiple departments battle blaze in Vinemont

    0
    VINEMONT, Ala. - Multiple agencies including fire departments from Vinemont-Providence, West Point, Falkville, Battleground, Cullman and Gold Ridge responded early Friday evening to a structure fire off U.S. Highway 31 just south of Hurricane Creek Park. The structure involved was a a large metal...

    Baileyton Fire Chief McGee earns Advanced Level Emergency Manager designation

    0
    BAILEYTON, Ala. – Baileyton Volunteer Fire Department Chief Zachery McGee recently earned the designation of Advanced Level Emergency Manager from the Alabama Association of Emergency Managers (AAEM). Eddie Hicks, chair of the AAEM Certification Committee, said in a media release: “The Alabama Association of Emergency...

    12 days in, search continues for missing boater

    0
    CULLMAN, Ala. – The search for missing boater Kelsey Starling continues Tuesday, according to ALEA Marine Patrol Division Northern District Assistant Commander Sgt. Chad Pate. Starling has been missing since a boating accident on Smith Lake the night of July 4. Pate shared photos of...

    Update: Coroner identifies victim at U.S. 278 at Kugler Bridge

    0
    Updated 7-15-19 at 2:48 p.m. CULLMAN, Ala. - Multiple agencies responded to a fatality at U.S. Highway 278 West at the Kugler Bridge at Vest Creek Sunday afternoon. Cullman County Coroner Jeremy L. Kilpatrick identified the victim as Ricardo Saucedo, 28, of Jacksonville, Florida. Crews...

    Search for missing Smith Lake boater suspended for Sunday; 1 dead in Lake Wedowee crash

    0
    CULLMAN, Ala. - The search for missing boater Kelsey Starling has been postponed for Sunday, according to ALEA Marine Patrol Division Northern District Assistant Commander Sgt. Chad Pate. Starling has been missing since a boating accident on Smith Lake the night of July 4. Pate...

    Cullman motorcyclist dies following crash

    0
    GOOD HOPE, Ala. -A Cullman man died following a two-vehicle crash Friday, July 12. Cullman County Coroner Jeremy L. Kilpatrick identified the victim as Jonathan Carl Givens, Jr., 33. According to Alabama State Trooper Curtis Summerville, Givens was killed when the Suzuki GSX motorcycle he was...

    Cullman Electric Co-op donates $7K to volunteer fire departments

    0
    CULLMAN, Ala. - Representatives from Logan, Trimble and Crane Hill Volunteer Fire Departments received a $7,000 donation from the Cullman Electric Cooperative Friday morning to help with the purchase of a fire rescue boat. The boat is a much-needed resource for the departments, which...

    Fire damages camper on CR 700

    0
    CULLMAN, Ala. - On Wednesday evening, firefighters from Berlin and Johnson’s Crossing were dispatched to the 1400 block of County Road 700, where the initial report indicated that a small shed and pull-behind camper were on fire.  The camper was reportedly occupied, but those...

    (Updated) Elderly woman killed in wreck on U.S. 278 W

    0
    Updated 7-10-19 at 10 p.m. CULLMAN, Ala. - A two-vehicle wreck at U.S. Highway 278 West and County Road 831 Wednesday evening has left one person dead. Cullman County Coroner Jeremy L. Kilpatrick identified the victim as Aura Dequasie, 85, of Cullman. One person was also...

    6 days out, Smith Lake boater still missing

    0
    SMITH LAKE/CRANE HILL, Ala. – The search for missing boater, 26-year-old Kelsey Starling of Troy, continues with no new developments Wednesday, July 10, according to Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) Marine Patrol Division Northern District Assistant Commander Sgt. Chad Pate. Starling has been missing...

    (Updated) ATV accident near Cullman-Morgan Co. line; victim has ‘severe’ injuries

    0
    Updated 7-9-19 10:59 p.m. VINEMONT, Ala. - An ATV accident north of Vinemont Tuesday evening along the Cullman/Morgan County line near Lacon has left one person with severe injuries, according to Cullman EMS Director James Curtis. "We have one victim. The victim's injuries are severe," said...

    (Update) Smith Lake search ongoing for missing boater Kelsey Starling

    0
    SMITH LAKE/CRANE HILL, Ala. - The search for missing boater, 26-year-old Kelsey Starling of Troy, continues with no new developments Monday, according to Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) Marine Patrol Division Northern District Assistant Commander Sgt. Chad Pate. Starling has been missing since a...

    Falkville woman killed in crash near Vinemont

    0
    VINEMONT, Ala. - A single-vehicle crash at 7:25 a.m. Sunday, July 7 claimed the life of a Falkville woman, according to Alabama State Troopers. Shelly Dawn Woods, 47, was killed when the 2001 Nissan Pathfinder she was driving left the roadway on County Road 1435...

    Fire destroys cottage at Stone Bridge Farms

    0
    CULLMAN, Ala. – Multiple agencies responded to a fire at Stone Bridge Farms early Sunday evening, where a cottage in the northeast corner of the property had caught fire.  Firefighters from Hanceville Fire and Rescue, Cullman Fire Rescue, Johnson’s Crossing Volunteer Fire Department and Berlin Volunteer Fire Department,...

    Two vehicle accident in Simcoe sends three to hospital

    0
    SIMCOE, Ala. - A Sunday afternoon wreck in Simcoe had Gold Ridge firefighters working hard, and led to the medical transport of three injury victims. The accident involved two small cars, reportedly a Kia Soul and a Honda of unknown model, at the intersection...

    Accident in Holly Pond leaves two with minor injuries

    0
    HOLLY POND, Ala. - Shortly after 2 p.m. Sunday afternoon, two minivans collided at the intersection of State Hwy. 91 and U.S. Hwy. 278 in downtown Holly Pond, resulting in two minor injuries. Cullman County Sheriff’s deputies on the scene told The Tribune that...

    UPDATE: Search continues for missing boater Kelsey Starling of Troy

    0
    SMITH LAKE/CRANE HILL - In a press release issued by Sgt. Chad Pate, ALEA-Marine Patrol Division, Northern District Assistant Commander, the search for missing boater, Kelsey Starling of Troy, is still underway. "Search efforts began this morning around noon," the release stated. "No new...

    Search called off until Saturday for 26-year-old missing Troy woman; Decatur man jailed for BUI in boating incident

    0
    SMITH LAKE/CRANE HILL, Ala. - Marine Patrol Troopers, multiple law enforcement agencies, and search and rescue agencies will resume their search for a missing Troy woman in the Rock Creek area of Smith Lake Saturday morning. In a press release, Sgt. Chad Pate,...

    Search continues for missing boater on Smith Lake; Crane Hill Chief describes initial response and ongoing search

    0
    SMITH LAKE/CRANE HILL, Ala. – On Friday, the search continued for a boat passenger missing since a two boat collision on Smith Lake Thursday evening. The incident, which occurred just west of Crane Hill across the county line in the Winston County portion of the lake, injured multiple other...

    (Updated 2x) 1 person killed, 4 injured in 3-vehicle wreck near Jones Chapel

    0
    Updated: 6/27/19 at 11:30 p.m. JONES CHAPEL, Ala. – A three-vehicle crash today, June 27, in Cullman County has claimed one life and injured four others. William Ezekiel Lee, 19 of Hartselle was killed when the 1999 Ford Mustang he was driving struck a 2011...

    UPDATE: Woman found unresponsive in Smith Lake dies

    0
    Updated 6-22-19 at 8:35 p.m. CRANE HILL, Ala. - A Crane Hill woman who was found unresponsive in Smith Lake Friday afternoon has died. Cullman County Coroner Jerermy L. Kilpatrick identified the woman as Charmaine Howell, 64. “I can confirm that Charmaine Howell passed away at...

    Fire destroys home near Bremen

    0
    BREMEN, Ala. - Good Hope, Bremen and Dodge City fire departments responded to a house fire Friday afternoon at 140 County Road 234 (Misty Harbor Road) between Dodge City and Bremen. The owners of the residence were not home at the time of the...

    Fairview home destroyed by fire

    0
    Updated 6-21-19 9:34 p.m. FAIRVIEW, Ala. – A home north of Fairview along the 2300 block of County Road 1527 was destroyed by fire early Friday evening. Early reports indicate the blaze started in an attached garage and spread through the rest of the home. No injuries...

    (Updated) Bremen woman killed in Dodge City wreck

    0
    Updated 6-17-19 at 8 p.m. DODGE CITY, Ala. - A Bremen woman was killed in a car crash Monday afternoon along the 1100 block of Alabama Highway 69 South. Cullman County Coroner Jeremy L. Kilpatrick confirmed the fatality, identifying the victim as Etheleen M. Stricklin, 93. Kilpatrick...

    Fire destroys structure on County Road 719

    0
    CULLMAN, Ala. – Multiple agencies battled a structure fire in the 2500 block of County Road 719 Monday morning. Firefighters from Walter, Johnson’s Crossing, Cullman and Fairview were on the scene. No injuries were reported, and there are no reports of anyone in the...

    (Updated) Cullman man killed in wreck near Baileyton

    0
    Updated 6-15-19 at 7:26 p.m. BROOKLYN COMMUNITY, Ala. - One person was killed as a result of a single-vehicle wreck just before 1 p.m. Saturday in the Brooklyn community near Baileyton. Cullman County Coroner Jeremy L. Kilpatrick confirmed the fatality. Alabama State Troopers identified the...

    Rock the South wrap-up: law enforcement and emergency responders

    0
    CULLMAN, Ala. - Out front, Rock the South (RTS) was big and flashy, with its share of issues arising from a record crowd and a new location.  Behind the scenes, though, it was an often overwhelming task, calling on multiple agencies from all over...

    (Update) 4 killed, including 2 children, in wreck near Joppa

    0
    JOPPA, Ala. – Four people were killed, including two children, in a two-vehicle wreck near Joppa Monday morning. The incident happened along the 7000 block Alabama Highway 67 at approximately 8:04 a.m. Cullman County Coroner Jeremy L. Kilpatrick and Senior Alabama State Trooper Chuck Daniel...

    (Update) 4 dead in wreck near Joppa

    0
    LATEST UPDATE: https://www.cullmantribune.com/2019/06/03/update-4-killed-including-2-children-in-wreck-near-joppa/ Updated 6-3-19 11:21 a.m. JOPPA, Ala. - Authorities are on the scene of a multiple fatality crash along the 7000 block Alabama Highway 67 near Joppa. Hwy. 67 south of Hwy. 69 is shut down to County Road 1763.  The head-on collision occurred after...

    Chicken house destroyed by fire in Simcoe

    0
    SIMCOE, Ala. - A fire in Simcoe Saturday destroyed one of two connected chicken houses at Heatherly Poultry Farms. Co-Owner Stacy Heatherly said the house did not contain any chickens at the time. By 8 p.m., the fire was under control, and firefighters from...

    Pedestrian struck near Rock the South

    0
    Updated 6-1-19 7:09 p.m. CULLMAN, Ala. - A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle very early Saturday morning near Rock the South. The vehicle left the scene of the accident. The victim was airlifted to UAB Hospital in Birmingham. According to Good Hope Fire and Rescue...

    ‘It’s our responsibility to help protect people on the water, as well as land’

    0
    LOGAN, Ala.  - As the popularity of Smith Lake continues to rise, so do the chances of emergencies on and around the water.  Seven fire departments whose service areas include portions of the lake, along with others, have banded together in an effort to...

    Fire damages Sunflour Bakery

    0
    CULLMAN, Ala. - Fire damaged the popular Sunflour Bakery & Eatery Thursday evening. Smoke could be seen billowing from the structure just after 7:30, but the fire was quickly contained by Good Hope Fire Rescue, Cullman Fire Rescue and the Bethsadia Volunteer Fire Department. Cullman...

    (Update) Troopers release name of 12-year-old victim in Smith Lake boating accident

    0
    CULLMAN, Ala. -  Marine Patrol Troopers Sunday afternoon released the name of the 12-year-old victim in Saturday's tragic boating accident on Smith Lake. Patrol Commander Capt. Gary Buchanan issued the following statement to media statewide: "ALEA Marine Patrol Troopers continue to investigate Saturday’s boat crash that...

    Emergency personnel talk Rock the South

    0
    CULLMAN, Ala.  - According to leaders of Cullman area emergency response agencies, the city and county are about ready for Rock the South next week.  When the music cranks up on May 31, around 190 law enforcement officers and at least 50 firefighters and...

    Cullman Police aviators commended for finding lost hikers

    0
    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman Police Department (CPD) aviation division pilots Captain Gene Bates and Officer Matt Dean on Monday evening received commendations during the Cullman City Council meeting.  The two responded to a mutual aid request from authorities in Winston County to assist in...

    Cullman Police officers promoted

    0
    CULLMAN, Ala. - Two Cullman Police officers were recognized at the Cullman City Council meeting Monday evening for receiving promotions. Lt. Eugene Bates, a 21-year CPD veteran, was promoted to captain.  He has been a patrol officer and patrol supervisor, and served on the tactical...

    1 dead in shooting on NW side of Cullman

    0
    Latest: https://www.cullmantribune.com/2019/04/14/update-1-dead-1-in-custody-in-saturday-night-shooting-in-nw-cullman/ ---------------------------- Updated 4-13-19 9:56 p.m. "We have no reason to believe there is any danger to the public at this time from an active shooter." Sgt. Cindy Rohrscheib CULLMAN, Ala. - One person is dead as a result of an apparent shooting at a residence in...

    (Update) Coroner releases name of victim in Thursday morning wreck

    0
    WEST POINT, Ala. - A Lawrence County man was killed Thursday morning in a single-vehicle wreck along Alabama Highway 157 in West Point. Cullman County Coroner Jeremy L. Kilpatrick identified the victim as Timothy Dennis Blasingame, 45, of Hillsboro, Alabama. He said the wreck happened...

    Man killed in single-vehicle wreck on Hwy. 157

    0
    Updated 4-4-19 3:28 p.m. WEST POINT, Ala. - A Lawrence County man was killed Thursday morning in a single-vehicle wreck along Alabama Highway 157 in West Point. Cullman County Coroner Jeremy L. Kilpatrick identified the victim as Timothy Dennis Blasingame, 45, of Hillsboro, Alabama. He said...

    (Update) Cullman man identified as victim in Sunday crash

    0
    Updated 3-31-19 8:08 p.m. JONES CHAPEL, Ala. – A Cullman man was killed in a single-vehicle wreck Sunday morning on U.S. Highway 278 West near the community of Jones Chapel. Cullman County Coroner Jeremy L. Kilpatrick confirmed the fatality, identifying the victim as Joshua Patrick Watson,...

    1 person dead in Sunday morning wreck near Jones Chapel

    0
    UPDATE: https://www.cullmantribune.com/2019/03/31/update-cullman-man-identified-as-victim-in-sunday-crash/ JONES CHAPEL, Ala. - One person was killed in a single-vehicle wreck Sunday morning on U.S. Highway 278 West near the community of Jones Chapel. Cullman County Coroner Jeremy L. Kilpatrick confirmed the fatality. He said the crash happened near the 9200 block at...

    Smoky skies due to controlled burns

    Smoky skies cover neighborhoods over Cullman Friday afternoon (Noah Galilee for The Cullman Tribune)
    0
    CULLMAN, Ala. - Many have noticed the smoky skies over parts of Cullman county throughout Friday but according to Cullman Fire Chief Bradberry the smoke is from controlled burns outside Cullman city limits. “There’s a Forestry Department controlled burn toward the Bankhead Forest that is...

    Cullman woman killed in wreck on Hwy. 31

    accident242.jpg
    0
    CULLMAN - One person died following a wreck in the city of Cullman Monday morning. Cullman County Coroner Jeremy L. Kilpatrick identified the victim as Charlotte June Nelson, 79, of Cullman. Kilpatrick said Nelson was transported to Cullman Regional, where she succumbed to her injuries. The...

    County, nation facing volunteer firefighter shortage

    dsc_9669.jpg
    0
    A Johnson's Crossing volunteer firefighter on the scene of a house fire in White City in November 2018 (W.C. Mann for The Cullman Tribune) CULLMAN COUNTY - When Hanceville Mayor Kenneth Nail sounded the proverbial alarm at Thursday night’s Hanceville City Council meeting about a...

    Man charged in fatal hit and run in Cullman County has multiple previous DUI charges

    0
    Brett Steven Amerson (Cullman Police Department) Updated 12-19-18 at 4:33 p.m. CULLMAN - A Morris man has been named as the suspect in Tuesday night's fatal hit and run on Alabama Highway 157 in Cullman County that took the life of a Holly Pond man....

    1 person dead in fatal hit and run in Cullman County; suspect in custody

    0
    LATEST UPDATE: http://www.cullmantribune.com/articles/2018/12/19/suspect-named-fatal-hit-and-run-cullman-county LATEST UPDATE: Victim identified: http://www.cullmantribune.com/articles/2018/12/18/victim-fatal-hit-and-run-cullman-county-identified-suspect-custody Updated 12-18-18 8:22 p.m. CPD Lt. Jeff Warnke said the suspect has been taken into custody and has been charged with DUI. He is at the Cullman County Detention Center. Neither the suspect nor the victim has been identified. Cullman...

    White City family loses home to fire

    0
    A Johnson's Crossing firefighter looks on, as the blaze burns three hours after the original call at approximately 5:45 p.m. Monday evening. One person was injured in the fire, which destroyed a family's home. (W.C. Mann for The Cullman Tribune) Updated 11-28-18 10:42 p.m. WHITE CITY...

    Cullman EMS dispatcher welcomed to ‘Stork Club’

    fb_img_1541787507483.jpg
    0
    Katie Harbin of Cullman EMS poses with the “Stork Club” mug she received from the International Academies of Emergency Dispatch. (Photo courtesy of Ryan Whisenhunt) CULLMAN – The International Academies of Emergency Dispatch (IAED) welcomed Katie Harbin of Cullman Emergency Medical Services (EMS) to its...

    Cullman EMA’s Little wins prestigious 2018 IAEM-USA Clayton R. Christopher Memorial Award

    dsc_0007_0.jpg
    0
    Left to right: Commissioner Kerry Watson, Cullman County EMA Director Phyllis Little, Commissioner Garry Marchman and Commission Chairman Kenneth Walker pose for a photo in July, when Little was awarded the Pat Neuhauser Spirit of Emergency Management Award. On Oct. 24, Little was awarded...

    Cullman Co. teen killed in Tuesday morning crash

    0
    LATEST UPDATE: http://www.cullmantribune.com/articles/2018/10/31/update-falkville-teen-killed-tuesday-morning-crash CULLMAN COUNTY - A Cullman County teenager was killed in a single-vehicle crash early Tuesday morning, according to Alabama State Troopers. The victim, 16, has not been identified. A media release from Troopers said the 16-year-old driver was killed when the 2017 Chevrolet...

    Brindley Mountain BBQ fire: ‘It’s a complete loss’

    Photo courtesy of Nick Lee
    0
    Fairview’s popular Brindley Mountain BBQ was declared a complete loss after a fire Tuesday morning. (Photo courtesy of Nick Lee) FAIRVIEW - A fire swept through Brindley Mountain BBQ in Fairview Tuesday morning, and Fairview Volunteer Fire Department Chief Doug Williams said Tuesday afternoon that...

    Fire at Brindley Mountain BBQ in Fairview

    0
    LATEST UPDATE: http://www.cullmantribune.com/articles/2018/10/23/brindley-mountain-bbq-fire-it-s-complete-loss FAIRVIEW - Emergency responders are on the scene of a fire at Brindley Mountain BBQ in Fairview. The restaurant is located at 7472 Alabama Highway 69 N, across from Hopper's Family Market. This is a developing story. Copyright 2018 Humble Roots, LLC. All Rights...

    Pedestrian victim identified in Thursday night crash on Hwy. 278 in Cullman

    Photo courtesy of Joey Duncan
    0
    CULLMAN - An elderly pedestrian using a walker was struck and killed by a truck hauling a trailer on U.S. Highway 278 West, just east of West Elementary School shortly after 7 p.m. Thursday. Cullman County Coroner Jeremy L. Kilpatrick said the woman, Janis...

    (Update) Pedestrian struck, killed by truck on U.S. 278 W by West Elementary

    Photo courtesy of Joey Duncan
    0
    Photo courtesy of Joey Duncan LATEST UPDATE: http://www.cullmantribune.com/articles/2018/10/19/pedestrian-victim-identified-thursday-night-crash-hwy-278-cullman Updated 10-18-18 9:38 p.m. CULLMAN - An elderly pedestrian using a walker was struck and killed by a truck hauling a trailer on U.S. Highway 278 West, just east of West Elementary School shortly after 7 p.m. Thursday. Cullman...

    Pedestrian struck by truck on U.S. 278 W by West Elementary

    0
    LATEST UPDATE: http://www.cullmantribune.com/articles/2018/10/18/update-pedestrian-struck-killed-truck-us-278-w-west-elementary CULLMAN - A pedestrian has been struck by a truck with a trailer on U.S. Highway 278 West, just east of West Elementary School. Cullman Police Traffic Homicide Investigator Joey Duncan said the roadway is closed in both directions between Rosemont Avenue and...

    (Updated) Mother, son victims in fatal crash on Hwy. 69 in Cullman County

    0
    CULLMAN COUNTY - Alabama State Troopers said late Tuesday that a Moulton woman and her teenage son were the victims in Tuesday morning's fatal crash on Alabama Highway 69 in Cullman County. The victims have been identified by the Cullman County Coroner’s Office as Sarah...

    Mother, son victims in fatal crash on Hwy. 69 in Cullman County

    0
    CULLMAN COUNTY - Alabama State Troopers said late Tuesday that a Moulton woman and her teenage son were the victims in Tuesday morning's fatal crash on Alabama Highway 69 in Cullman County. The wreck happened Tuesday morning on Alabama Highway 69, approximately 2 miles south...

    (Updated) 2 confirmed dead in Hwy. 69 crash

    0
    Update 10-16-18 12:55 p.m. CULLMAN COUNTY - Two people were killed in a severe crash Tuesday morning on Alabama Highway 69, approximately 2 miles south of Bug Tussle, going toward Jasper. The incident happened around 10 a.m. Cullman County Coroner Jeremy L. Kilpatrick confirmed the...

    Man drives off road, wrecks at Hwy. 278 gas station

    Joey Duncan
    0
    A Cullman man is facing criminal charges after wrecking a vehicle at the Johnson's Pure gas station on U.S. Highway 278, just east of St. Bernard Preparatory School, and attempting to fight a Cullman Police officer. (Photo courtesy of Joey Duncan) CULLMAN - A Cullman...

    Vinemont man who was facing manslaughter charges dies after weekend crash

    0
    Updated 10-8-18 11:15 a.m. CULLMAN - A Vinemont man has died as a result of an early Sunday morning automobile crash. Alabama State Troopers identified the man as Brandon Adam Hamm, 33. The single-vehicle wreck happened at approximately 4 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018 in the...

    Pedestrian hit by 18-wheeler on Hwy. 278 W in Cullman

    Courtesy of the Cullman Police Department
    0
    A pedestrian was hit by this 18-wheeler Thursday night on U.S. Highway 278 W in Cullman. (Courtesy of the Cullman Police Department) Updated 10-4-18 10:33 p.m. CULLMAN - A pedestrian was hit by an 18-wheeler on U.S. Highway 278 West near Johnny's Bar-B-Q Thursday evening. The...

    Cullman woman facing charges in train, SUV collision

    Courtesy of the Cullman Police Department
    0
    The wrecked SUV of Nicole Douglas, who drove the vehicle in front of a train Tuesday evening. (Courtesy of the Cullman Police Department) CULLMAN - More details emerged Wednesday about the events leading up to the Tuesday evening collision between an SUV and a train...

    More details emerge in train, SUV collision

    Nick Griffin for The Cullman Tribune
    0
    Emergency personnel on the scene where an SUV and train collided on County Road 715 Tuesday evening (Nick Griffin for The Cullman Tribune) LATEST UPDATE HERE: http://www.cullmantribune.com/articles/2018/10/03/cullman-woman-facing-charges-train-suv-collision CULLMAN - More details are emerging about the events leading up to the Tuesday evening collision between an SUV...

    United Way launches ‘Women United’ network

    Christy Perry for The Cullman Tribune
    0
    Attendees at the Women United kick-off learn dance moves at Loft 212 Thursday. (Christy Perry for The Cullman Tribune) CULLMAN - The United Way of Cullman County’s Young Professionals Board invited everyone to a put up their boots and dance the night away at the...

    Toddler attacked by pit bull in Fairview

    0
    Updated 9-2-18 at 8:24 p.m. CULLMAN - A pit bull mix dog attacked a 3-year-old girl at a home in Fairview Sunday. The girl was transported by an Air Evac Lifeteam helicopter to a hospital in Birmingham, where she underwent surgery. The toddler's mother, Destiny Waldrop,...

    (Update) No hydrogen cyanide at south Cullman Walgreens; freon to blame for Sunday night incident

    Nick Griffin for The Cullman Tribune
    0
    Firefighters stand outside Walgreens in south Cullman Sunday night after six people were taken to Cullman Regional for what was believed at the time to be hydrogen cyanide poisoning. It has now been determined there was no cyanide, but instead a form of freon....

    (Update) Walgreens employees, firefighters treated and released after exposure to hydrogen cyanide

    Nick Griffin for The Cullman Tribune
    0
    Firefighters stand outside Walgreens in south Cullman Sunday night. (Nick Griffin for The Cullman Tribune) LATEST UPDATE: http://www.cullmantribune.com/articles/2018/08/27/update-no-hydrogen-cyanide-south-cullman-walgreens-freon-blame-sunday-night CULLMAN - The Walgreens at 1700 Second Ave. SW and King Edward Street in Cullman was closed early Sunday evening after a refrigerant leak sent employees and two...

    Refrigerant leak shuts down south Walgreens; employees, firefighters treated for exposure

    Nick Griffin for The Cullman Tribune
    0
    Firefighters stand outside Walgreens in south Cullman Sunday night. (Nick Griffin for The Cullman Tribune) LATEST UPDATE: http://www.cullmantribune.com/articles/2018/08/27/update-no-hydrogen-cyanide-south-cullman-walgreens-freon-blame-sunday-night CULLMAN - The Walgreens at 1700 Second Ave. SW and King Edward Street in Cullman was closed early Sunday evening after a refrigerant leak sent employees and two...

    Gold Ridge man killed in Thursday morning crash

    accident242.jpg
    0
    CULLMAN - A car crash early Thursday morning claimed the life of a Gold Ridge man. Joseph Dale Spradlin, 55, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Cullman County Coroner Jeremy L. Kilpatrick. The incident happened shortly before 7 a.m. at the intersection of...

    Standoff in city of Cullman ends peacefully

    34985141_10216590335900525_8770069390159773696_n.jpg
    0
    Cullman Sheriff's deputies can be seen on the scene of a standoff in the northeast part of the city of Cullman early Sunday evening. The event ended peacefully. (Photo contributed by Tribune reader) CULLMAN - A man who barricaded himself in a building and threatened...

    FEATURE: Inside Cullman Police Aviation

    dsc_4470.jpg
    0
    The Hughes 369A/OH-6A Cayuse, known to Vietnam veterans as the “Loach,” was designed to be a highly maneuverable light observation helicopter. (W.C. Mann for The Tribune) CULLMAN -  The Cullman Police Department (CPD) has a resource that is rare among law enforcement agencies in cities...

    Addison woman pronounced dead at scene of wreck on CR 946

    0
    JONES CHAPEL - An Addison woman was pronounced dead at the scene of a single-vehicle wreck shortly before 1 p.m. Sunday, according to Cullman County Coroner Jeremy L. Kilpatrick. Dorthy J. Williams, 67, was the lone occupant of the vehicle, which ran off the roadway...