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Thursday, January 27, 2022

    Cullman Man Killed After Colliding with a Tractor-trailer Hauling Hazardous Material

    John Leonardi
    CULLMAN – The Cullman Police Department, along with Alabama State Troopers, Cullman EMA and Cullman County Sheriff’s Office are currently working a deadly collision in the southbound lane at the intersection of Ala. Hwy 157 and I-65, after a Cullman resident rear-ended an 18-wheeler...

    Hanceville Holds June 11 City Council Meeting

    HANCEVILLE – A regular Hanceville City Council Meeting was held at City Hall, Thursday at 7 p.m. The meeting began with roll call and approval of the minutes from the previous meeting held on May 28, 2015. There were no additions or deletions to the night’s...

    Hanceville’s Summer Reading Program has Children Rubbing Elbows With Local Heroes

    Shirley Burden
    HANCEVILLE – Last Tuesday began the first day of Hanceville Public Library’s Summer Reading Program. The day’s theme was ‘Hometown Heroes’ and the children met numerous personalities that the area's residents consider their local heroes. Behind the library, the youngsters met with these champions...

    Five Pounds of ICE nabbed in Dodge City Following Two-Month Investigation

    DODGE CITY – On Tuesday, agents with the Cullman Narcotics Enforcement Team (CNET), along with the assistance of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), arrested Angel Ariel Zumbia Mendias, 24 year old Hispanic Male of Tuscon, AZ for Trafficking in Methamphetamine. According to Cullman County Sheriff...

    Adding Character to the Mix: Castille Character Camp Merges Virtue and Football

    CULLMAN – Last Saturday at Heritage Park, Jeremiah Castille led the second day of his annual Character Camp. Castille, who has been the chaplain of the University of Alabama’s football team for 14 years, infuses the football camp that he runs with an emphasis on...

    Summer Youth Classes Offered at Wallace State Community College

    HANCEVILLE – Summer break has just started for area students, but there are plenty of opportunities for them to keep learning, while having a good time doing it. The Wallace State Community College Continuing Education program is offering a number of classes specifically for area...

    CPD Weighs In on Lovelocks

    Mary Standifer/CullmanSense
    The bottom line is, it could be a problem at some point in the future, but it’s not a problem now.” Chief of Police Kenny Culpepper CULLMAN – Cullman’s “lovelock” phenomenon has been on the rise this week. Local couples have attached around forty locks to...

    Domestic Violence Incident Turns into Shooting at Dodge City Petro Lube; Suspect in Custody, No Injuries Reported

    DODGE CITY – A domestic violence incident escalated to a shooting at the Dodge City Petro Lube Sunday evening around 6 p.m. Michael Dakota Libauskas, 29 years old of Hanceville, was arrested after a shooting at the Dodge City Petro Lube. “A domestic incident earlier...

    Citizen of the Week: Local Body Builder Kelley Burgess Achieves High Accolades Despite Crippling Childhood Injury

    Kelley Burgess
    I got into bodybuilding because I was driving home one day and could feel my belly hanging over my pants and jiggling with every bump in the road.” Kelley Burgess, Personal Trainer CULLMAN – Kelley Burgess has overcome some pretty hard times growing up. As a...

    Cullman Tractor Supply Hosts Pet Adoption Event

    Sharon Schuler Kreps/CullmanSense
    We just do the best we can with what we have to change things for the better for the animals in Cullman County.” Sue Jones, CAAWA Volunteer CULLMAN – On Saturday, Tractor Supply Company hosted a pet adoption event to encourage adoptions and to support local...