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Monday, April 12, 2021

    USDA Launches Feral Swine Control Program

    AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. - Free-ranging populations of feral swine—also known as feral hogs, wild boar or wild pigs—can now be found throughout most of Alabama. Feral swine usually cause significant amounts of damage to agricultural crops, food plots, pastures and a myriad of other...

    Obituary: Robert Bruce Richardson

    Robert Bruce Richardson, age 78, of Cullman, passed away on Saturday, April 10, 2021 at Cullman Regional. He was born June 16, 1942 in Cullman, AL to Raymond and Bessie Mae Richardson. He is preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, and two sisters. Survivors...

    Obituary: Luther Clay Thomas

    Funeral Service for Luther Clay Thomas, age 55, of Hanceville, will be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at Cullman Heritage Funeral Home with burial at Keith Springs Cemetery. Cullman Heritage Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Thomas passed away on Saturday,...

    Celebrate Earth Day with Author Dr. Bill Deutsch, cofounder of Alabama Water Watch, for the North Alabama Agriplex Lunch and Learn Series

    Cullman, Ala. -   The North Alabama Agriplex, a local nonprofit dedicated to educating and promoting Alabama’s agriculture and future sustainability, is hosting a special guest lecturer for Earth Day this year!  On Wednesday, April 21, Dr. Bill Deutsch, the author of Alabama Rivers,...

    Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1917

    Marriages: August 19 – Ledmon L. Pugh, 23, to Aubrey Casen, 20. August 20 – Luther Seibenhener, 21, to Elvia Pruett, 16. August 21 – Albert Smith, 18, to Gladys Murray, 16; Asa Henry Hogland, 21, to Bertha Ogletree, 18; Cephas T. Turner, 19, to Lerone Puryer,...

    Obituary: Adam Nicholas Duke

    Funeral service for Adam Nicholas Duke, age 39, of Cullman, will be at 2 p.m. on Monday, April 12, 2021 at Cullman Heritage Funeral Home with burial at Cullman Heritage Cemetery. Cullman Heritage Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Duke passed away on Saturday,...

    Wallace State women’s golf wins 3rd consecutive tournament; WSCC basketball teams have seasons end in ACCC quarterfinals

    HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s women’s golf team won its third straight tournament title this spring, cruising in the Wallace State Spring Invite at Cross Creek Golf Course this week, and sophomore Lauren Cole her low medalist title in as many tournaments. The Lady Lions won...

    St. Paul’s Lutheran School receives flag flown over U.S. Capitol

     CULLMAN, Ala. - Congressman Robert Aderholt, at the request of Nell Dunlap, had the Flag of the United States of America flown over the United States Capitol recently in honor of St. Paul’s Lutheran School. That flag was presented to St. Paul’s Lutheran School...

    Remembering Porter: Michael Heatherly talks about winning St. Paul’s Impact Award

    CULLMAN, Ala. - St. Paul’s Lutheran School in March named alumnus Michael Heatherly as the recipient of its second Impact Award, said to be inspired by 1 Peter 4:10-11:  “Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards...

    Dodge City Town Council approves road projects, challenges local business over licensing

    DODGE CITY, Ala. - The Dodge City Town Council Thursday evening awarded a contract to M. C. Paving of Hanceville to perform repairs, and resurfacing to Wagon Wheel Road and County Road 205.    On Wagon Wheel Road, the company will patch potholes, apply tar tack...