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Thursday, January 21, 2021

    Obituary: Syble D. Bishop

    Graveside services for Syble D. Bishop, 99, of Cullman will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 25, 2021 at Duck River Baptist Church Cemetery.  Mrs. Bishop passed from this life Jan. 20, 2021 at Woodland Village and Rehab.  Brother Benjamin Smothers and Brother Javon...

    Obituary: Thomas Allen Barton

    Funeral services for Thomas Allen Barton will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 22, 2021 at the Cullman Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021 from 5:30-8 p.m.  The interment will be in the Good Hope Cemetery.  Brother Freddy Childs will...

    Obituary: Charlene Johnson

    Graveside services for Charlene Johnson, 64, of Hanceville will be at 3 p.m. Friday, Jan. 22, 2021 at Bethlehem Methodist Cemetery; Rev. Dennis Shadix officiating.   Cullman Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Ms. Johnson passed away Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021 at Cullman Regional...

    Biden takes office

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States Wednesday, inheriting what the Associated Press referred to as “a confluence of crises arguably greater than any faced by his predecessors.” “Amid a devastating pandemic and the threat of...

    Arrests and incidents reported Jan. 20, 2021

    CULLMAN, Ala. – Below are the arrests and incidents reported Jan. 20, 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 Jan. 17 fourth-degree theft of property; person; Denson Ave....

    ADPH gives COVID-19 vaccine update

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - For the past four weeks, the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) has been distributing its full federal allotment of 50,000 to 60,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses to providers in Alabama. Vaccine allocations are based on state population per capita and not...

    Trump pardons former Rep. Ed Henry

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Outgoing President Donald J. Trump granted pardons to 73 people and commuted the sentences of another 70 before leaving office Jan. 20, 2021. Among those pardoned are former Republican Alabama Rep. William “Ed” Henry, who pleaded guilty to one count of...

    Central Board approves return to play ‘Best Practices’ for spring sports and modifications to winter playoff formats

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Alabama High School Athletic Association Central Board of Control approved the AHSAA’s Return to Play ‘Best Practices’ recommended guidelines for spring sports Wednesday and also approved Winter Sports Championship health and safety modifications due to COVID restrictions at its annual winter meeting...

    Jacobs proclaims ‘St. Paul’s Lutheran School Appreciation Week’ in Cullman

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman Mayor Woody Jacobs on Wednesday proclaimed the week of Jan. 24-31, 2021 “St. Paul’s Lutheran School Appreciation Week” in the city of Cullman. On hand at city hall to accept the proclamation were Rev. John M. Bussman, Principal Annette Creest,...

    26th annual Alabama Beekeeping Symposium Feb. 6-7

    The 26th annual Alabama Beekeeping Symposium is going digital! Because of current COVID-19 restrictions, participants will be able to attend this year’s symposium from the comfort of their own homes. What to expect The symposium is a two-day online event, running Feb. 6-7. There is a...