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    Cullmanites share their favorite recipes for the holidays

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - For many, the meals shared with their friends and families are the highlight of the holidays. Everyone wants to bring something...

    Veteran Memorial: James Richard Hawk

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    James Richard Hawk was born November 1, 1948 in Cullman County. He grew up in Hanceville with his parents, Tom D. and Margaret Ella...

    Veteran Memorial: George Kenneth Golden

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    George Kenneth Golden was born November 22, 1948 in Morgan County. His parents were George T. and Pearl Ruth (Johnson) Golden and the family...

    ‘I think we are doing it wrong a lot but some people are doing...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - On Veterans Day, the nation pauses to give thanks to those who have served in the United States Armed Forces. We...

    Veteran Memorial: Pfc. Michael Douglas Cruitt

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    Michael Douglas Cruitt was born June 23, 1947 in Auburn, Alabama. He was the son of Paul Cruitt and Ann Catherine Brown. He attended...

    Veteran Memorial: Cpl. Ronald David Lovelady

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    Ronald David Lovelady was born February 4, 1947 in Cullman, Alabama. He was the son of Edgar L. and Vinell Z. Lovelady. He enlisted...

    Veteran Memorial: Pfc. Jimmie Ray Bice

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    Jimmie Ray Bice was born September 22, 1948 in Birmingham, Alabama. He was the son of Clyde and Marjorie Lois (Sinyard) Bice. He enlisted...

    Veteran Memorial: Pfc. William Anthony “Shoo-Fly” Schaufler

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    William Schaufler was born January 1, 1916 in Cullman. His parents were Albert and Loretta M. Schaufler. He earned the nickname “Shoo-Fly” while working...

    Veteran Memorial: Pfc. Aubrey Glenn Adams

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    Aubrey Adams was born November 15, 1931 in Cullman County. His parents were Grant Washington and Eula Mae (Bonds) Adams. Adams volunteered for the...

    Veteran Memorial: MSGT Kelton Speegle

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    Kelton Speegle was born July 18, 1927 in Cullman County and lived in the Trimble and Crane Hill communities. His parents were Urban and...

    Veteran Memorial: Pvt. Joseph Bernard Fromhold

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    Joseph Bernard Fromhold was born August 9, 1932 in Cullman. He was a graduate of St. Bernard and was just 17 when he joined...

    Veteran Memorial: Glenn Mason West 

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    Glenn Mason West was born April 26, 1922 in Cullman County Alabama. In October 1943, at the age of 20, West enlisted in the...

    ‘He is an amazing young man’

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    HOLLY POND, Ala. - Luke Haynes always dreamed of having a job and being able to help people. Five years ago, when Flourish of...

    Editorial: Parenting—It’s not a contest

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    Here’s a question for you: Why do we, as humans, feel the need to go completely overboard when it comes to everything to do...

    Cullman County Economic Development’s Bradley Williams and Matt Kinsland on how they and their...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - When Cullman County Commission Chairman Jeff “Clem” Clemons took office almost one year ago, his main area of focus was Cullman...

    Veteran Memorial: Herman Newton Yates

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    Herman Newton Yates was born March 12, 1924 in Cullman, County. His parents, Thomas Newton and Rosie C. Yates, resided at Route 8 in...

    Veteran Memorial: Milford Gay Wiggins

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    Milford Gay Wiggins was born September 25, 1923 in Cullman County. His parents were Arnold Henry and Flossie Minerva Wiggins and they resided in...

    Hanceville City Council grants requests for several upcoming fall events

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - The Hanceville City Council granted several requests in preparation for several festivals and events taking place in Hanceville in the coming...

    ‘This town has come a long way!’

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    VINEMONT, Ala. - “This town has come a long way!” CPA Larry Cooke had that to say about the Town of South Vinemont at...

    Senior Day makes a return to the 2021 Cullman County Fair

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Senior Fair Day 2021 was back Wednesday after being cancelled in 2020 due to the pandemic. The Coca-Cola Theater was full...

    The 2021 Alabama National Fair Youth Beef Cattle Show and Alabama National Fair Goat...

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The 2021 Alabama National Fair Youth Beef Cattle Show and the 2021 Alabama National Fair Goat Show took place in Montgomery’s...

    Editorial: High School marching bands—Cullman’s pride and joy

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    Last weekend, the City of Cullman was bustling as Oktoberfest celebrations were happening in Depot Park and the Cullman County Fair Parade made its...

    New eatery opens its doors for business in Jones Chapel

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    CULLMAN COUNTY, Ala. - A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Friday morning for The Sweet Life Bakery & Eatery located in Jones Chapel. The...

    ‘The world needs more music’

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    CULLMAN COUNTY, Ala. - Several Cullman County band programs received a very pleasant surprise Thursday from State Representative Randall Shedd. The Vinemont, Holly Pond,...

    Lifelong Cullman resident Inez Eidson Ruehl passes at 102

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman Tribune is sad to learn of the passing of Mrs. Inez Eidson Ruehl of Cullman on Sunday, October 3....

    Hanceville Nursing and Rehab chapter of the Red Hat Society celebrate their completed community...

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - The ladies of the Hanceville Nursing and Rehab Red Hat Society (RHS) were all smiles Friday morning as they sat outside...

    Rock the hair!

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - His curly blonde locks are a whole lot country, a little bit rock and roll and have landed him in the...

    Cullman County Marching Band Exhibition sees traditional return after last year’s COVID restrictions

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The 38th Annual Cullman County Band Exhibition took place this past Saturday at Cullman High School’s Oliver Woodard Stadium. The yearly...

    Veteran Memorial: PFC Aubury Elwyn Foust and PFC Wilson B. Foust

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    Wilson Boyd Foust was born April 15, 1920 and Aubury Elwyn Foust was born May 19, 1924 in Blount County to Luther and Neoma...

    Retired Army SSGT. Clinton Baker becomes first resident of new veteran housing complex Connie’s...

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    CRANE HILL, Ala. - It was June 22, 2021 when retired Army SSGT. Clinton Baker prayed, “Lord, find me a home or take me...

    Good Hope City Council passes 2022 budget at Monday meeting

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    GOOD HOPE, Ala. - The City of Good Hope had a full agenda at its Monday night city council meeting. The council passed its...

    Local military hero honored at ceremony Friday morning

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - An American hero was honored Friday morning at a ceremony held at the Cullman County Sheriff’s Office Training Center. United States...

    Vinemont Eagle Marching Band takes crowd on a trip through the heyday of MTV

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    VINEMONT, Ala. - Last Friday, the Vinemont Eagles recorded an impressive win against Tarrant High School and supporting them every step of the way...

    Cullman County Commission passes county FY2022 budget

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Commission passed the county’s FY2022 budget at their meeting Tuesday evening. The $67.4 million budget prioritizes “roads, revitalizing...

    West Point Town Council presents plaque to family of Maggie Grant in honor of...

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    WEST POINT, Ala. - The West Point Town Council approved it’s FY2022 budget Monday evening. The council passed a $555,812.00 budget, a significant increase...

    Hanceville Music Fest features popular country band Confederate Railroad as headliner for Saturday event

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - A small but lively crowd came out to Hanceville’s Veterans Park Saturday night to enjoy the Hanceville Music Fest featuring country...

    Veteran Memorial: Staff Sgt. Ronald Hugh Hall

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    SSgt Ronald Hugh Hall  Ronald Hugh Hall was born June 11, 1945 in Cullman County.  He grew up in Cullman and joined the United States...

    Cullman native Maud Parker shares her secrets to a long, healthy life after celebrating...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Maud Nelyne Manning Medlock Parker celebrated her 103rd birthday on Wednesday, September 15. She had many wonderful memories to share with...

    Baileyton Town Council decide to change Baileyton Bargain Days to monthly event; renovations being...

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    BAILEYTON, Ala. - The Baileyton Town Council met Monday night and were joined by several members of the town’s senior center to discuss several...

    South Vinemont Town Council appoints Sonya Copeland to oversee Town finances

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    VINEMONT, Ala. - The Town of South Vinemont passed their FY2022 budget Tuesday evening of $598,534.21. The town projects revenues to be $600,885.81. The...

    ‘He loved his community and wanted to do his part to help’

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - When Ray DeMonia suffered a cardiac event on August 23, 2021, he was in desperate need of a cardiac ICU bed....

    Community volunteers out in force for United Way of Cullman County’s ‘Day of Caring’

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The 2021 United Way of Cullman County “Day of Caring” saw neighbors helping neighbors throughout the community Friday. Individuals and groups...

    Identity of five US Navy sailors killed in San Diego helicopter crash released

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    WASHINGTON D.C. - The United States Navy released the identities of the five sailors who were killed when their helicopter crashed off the coast...

    Family of Cullman High School 2021 grad Allie Heaton say their goodbyes as she...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - “This all seems so surreal,” Jessica Henderson said Monday morning as she was moments away from seeing her daughter Allie Heaton...

    United Way of Cullman preparing for annual ‘Day of Caring’ event Sept. 10

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - United Way of Cullman is gearing up for its Day of Caring on Friday, Sept. 10. The annual Day of Caring...

    Groundbreaking for new Good Hope urgent care held Friday

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    GOOD HOPE, Ala. - A groundbreaking ceremony was held Friday morning in the City of Good Hope at the site of the soon-to-be Good...

    Sweet Tater Festival caps off summer at Smith Lake Park

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - For most people, Labor Day Weekend is the official send off to summer, but in Cullman County, it is also a...

    Local business closings for Labor Day weekend

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The following is a list of closings for Monday, September 6, in observance of Labor Day.  Cullman City Offices (no change in...

    Editorial: The 2021 Paralympic Games – inspiration in the midst of tragedy

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    Over the past two weeks, it seems every news story has brought more and more sad news. With Afghanistan, Hurricane Ida, COVID-19 and wildfires...

    Sweet Tater Festival to take place over Labor Day weekend

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    CULLMAN COUNTY, Ala. - The 25th Annual Smith Lake Park Sweet Tater Festival will take place this Labor Day weekend. The two-day event will...

    Veteran Memorial: Corporal David Ray Young

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    David Ray Young was born March 2, 1930, in Cullman County. He was the son of Harvey and Lillia (Seay) Young of Ebenezer. Young...

    Community storm shelters to open in preparation for Tuesday storms

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    CULLMAN COUNTY, Ala. - The National Weather Service has issued warnings of the potential impact Hurricane Ida is expected to have on Cullman County...

    Veteran Memorial: Paul G. Absher

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    Paul G. Absher was born March 7, 1921 in Cullman County. His parents were Isaac and Hattie Absher of Steppville (Hanceville). His father was...

    Nation mourns the loss of 13 United States service members in Thursday’s bombing in...

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    KABUL, AFGHANISTAN - The 13 United States service members killed last Thursday by an Isis-K suicide bomber at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul...

    ‘Back in the saddle’

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    HOLLY POND, Ala. - As the Holly Pond Bronco Marching Band performed last Friday, they did so under the direction of their new leader....

    Hanceville City Council discusses allocation of incoming American Rescue Plan funds

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala.- The focus at Thursday evening’s Hanceville City Council meeting was on how to best allocate the money expected from the American Rescue...

    Editorial: Plagiarism – The heist of ideas

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    Plagiarism—quite possibly the dirtiest word in academics and journalism. Oxford Languages defines plagiarism as “the practice of taking someone else’s work or ideas and...

    Good Hope City Council holds first reading of new proposed ordinance

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    GOOD HOPE, Ala. - The Good Hope City Council agreed Monday night to seek the Attorney General’s opinion regarding a portion of County Road...

    Services held today for Princess Lillie Handley

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    HOLLY POND, Ala. - Services will be held Tuesday morning for 8-year-old Lillie Handley of Holly Pond. She became known as Princess Lillie throughout...

    In remembrance of Will

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - As the gates opened Thursday evening at Oliver Woodard Stadium for Cullman High School’s first regular season game of the year,...

    Good Hope City Council passes ordinance to create special event license for vendors

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    GOOD HOPE, Ala. - In an effort to manage the pop-up up businesses associated with special events, the Good Hope City Council passed an...

    Several recognized at Cullman County Commission meeting

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Several individuals and groups were recognized at Tuesday night’s Cullman County Commission meeting. The first was Alabama State Senator Garland Gudger...

    Cullman County Commission signs declaration making September Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Commission signed a proclamation Tuesday declaring September Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. The commission was joined by the family...

    Editorial: Rock The South 2021- Grey skies and happy times

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    There is a nearly constant negativity in the Cullman community surrounding the mere existence of Rock the South. This year was no different and...

    ‘He always showed up with a great attitude and left with one too’

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman Bearcat family is mourning the loss of beloved senior Will Fowler. The son of Jason and Jana Fowler, Will...

    ‘Everyone deserves a home. I just really believe that’

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Elizabeth Standifer, a 2021 graduate of Cullman High School, is hoping to shed some light on a subject near and dear...

    South Vinemont Town Council discusses potential community projects, approves 2021-22 Transportation Plan

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    VINEMONT, Ala. - Unity and cooperation seemed to be the new focus as the South Vinemont Town Council met Tuesday night. Although the new...

    A legacy of Civil War history – remembering Fred Wise

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - “He was a people person. He loved the public and he got excited when people came and talked and shared history,”...

    Books to battalions: Highlighting Cullman High School’s Isaiah Barnett

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Isaiah Barnett will soon begin his senior year at Cullman High School. Shortly after his graduation in 2022, he will be...

    On Duty: Sergeant Jacob Grey – United States Marine Corp

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Sergeant Jacob “Jake” Grey currently serves in the United States Marine Corp as a machine gunner. He is the son of...

    Hanceville High School student to hold candlelight vigil for local teens injured in car...

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - “This is not the way we would like to end our summer or start the school year,” Hanceville High School Junior...

    Veteran Memorial: PFC Windle Leon McDonald

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    Windle Leon McDonald was born on December 1, 1922 in Cullman County. He was the son of E.G. and Winnie McDonald. The family lived...

    South Vinemont Town Council lends helping hand during cleanup for new park project

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    VINEMONT, Ala. - Henry & Roe Wood Park received some TLC Monday morning thanks to the South Vinemont Town Council. Mayor Radginal Dodson, all...

    New pavilion at South Vinemont Sports Complex dedicated to Tyler Walker at ceremony

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    VINEMONT, Ala. - The new pavilion at the South Vinemont Sports Complex was dedicated to Tyler Walker at a ceremony held this past Saturday....

    On Duty – PFC Destini Williams – U.S. Army

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    FORT PAYNE, Ala. - PFC Destini Williams is currently serving in the United States Army and is stationed with the 20th Group SF Fort...

    Veteran Memorial: Neil Wade Jones

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    Neil Wade Jones  Neil Wade Jones was born May 13, 1946 in Cullman County. He lived in Cullman and graduated in 1964 from Cullman High...

    Editorial: How the Olympics inspired me

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    In 1977, my kindergarten teacher asked each of us what we wanted to be when we grew up. Overwhelmingly, the answer was an Olympian....

    City of Good Hope to host luau-themed Back-to-School Bash

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    GOOD HOPE, Ala. - Get your hula skirts ready! The City of Good Hope will host an Aloha-themed Back to School Bash this year...

    ‘I am so proud of Quanesha that I don’t know what to do’

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    HARTSELLE, Ala. - As the temperatures and humidity soared last Friday, James Evans continued to detail cars as the sweat poured down his face....

    Books to battalions

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Brett Patterson was recently sworn in and will leave for Marine boot camp on Aug. 9. Patterson is a 2020 graduate...

    Hanceville City Council discusses preparations for upcoming music events, solutions for noise complaints

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala.- The City of Hanceville grew a bit as a result of Thursday night’s city council meeting. The council voted to accept 19.52...

    Hanceville City Council officially names donated land

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - A generous donation of 19.52 acres of land to the City of Hanceville has recently been established by the city council...

    Princess Lillie

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    HOLLY POND, Ala. - “She came out of the womb smiling,” Kelly Handley said of her daughter Lillie. “She has always been very loving,...

    Hiding behind a screen – the negative impact of social media

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    When will I ever learn? I know better, but it’s so hard to fight the urge. I’m talking primarily about indulging in the horrible...

    Cullman County Commission invites Colony Mayor Curtis Johnson to speak about inclusion of Colony...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Commission welcomed Colony Mayor Curtis Johnson to their meeting Tuesday evening to speak about the Colony Town Cemetery’s...

    Veteran Memorial: Alex J. Dillashaw

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    Alex J. Dillashaw was born Dec. 24, 1923, in Cullman County and lived in Garden City. His parents were Alec Monroe and Lethia Eugenia...

    Cullman County Commission purchases new warning light system for Highway 69 intersection

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Those traveling through Bug Tussle on Highway 69 will soon notice new warning lights installed in an effort by the Cullman...

    Arrests and incidents reported July 20, 2021

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Below are the arrests and incidents reported July 20, 2021. All persons are innocent until proven guilty. GJ = grand jury; FTA =...

    Veteran Memorial: Jimmy Ray Waldrep

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    Jimmy Ray Waldrep   Jimmy Ray Waldrep was born December 6, 1945 in Cullman County. His parents were Carvin and Vonda Lee (Galbreath) Waldrep and they...

    From Books to Battalions

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    Wendy Prince- Holly Pond High School  HOLLY POND, Ala. - Wendy Prince is a 2021 graduate of Holly Pond High School and will be joining...

    Daytrippin’ – Snead’s Farmhouse

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    WEST POINT, Ala.  - “Never! Never!” is what Judy Snead said without hesitation when asked if she would ever return to an office job....

    Veteran Memorial: Leon Nelson Harris

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    Leon Nelson Harris  Leon Nelson Harris was born November 21, 1925 in Cullman County. His parents were Ele Nelson and Bertha Harris. Leon graduated with...

    Veteran Memorial: Drexel Fay Quattlebaum

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    Drexel Fay Quattlebaum  Drexel Fay Quattlebaum was born April 28, 1925 in Cullman County. His parents were W. M. and Etta Mae (Thornton) Quattlebaum of...

    Cullman area senior centers receive food box donations from Walmart Distribution

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Seniors across Cullman County were able to take home a few extra goodies Thursday afternoon thanks to several pallets of food...

    Vinemont Town Council discusses upcoming blood drive; street entrance safety concerns

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    SOUTH VINEMONT, Ala.- The Town of South Vinemont will host a blood drive this Saturday July 17 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at...

    Baileyton Town Council appoints new town clerk

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    BAILEYTON, Ala.- A new town clerk was appointed in the Town of Baileyton Monday night. Nikki Fry will serve as the town’s clerk after...

    Flamingo sightings in Good Hope

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    GOOD HOPE, Ala. - The rumors that have been flying around the City of Good Hope were confirmed by Mayor Jerry Bartlett Tuesday morning....

    Veteran Memorial: Jimmy Ray Waldrep

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    Jimmy Ray Waldrep   Jimmy Ray Waldrep was born December 6, 1945 in Cullman County. His parents were Carvin and Vonda Lee (Galbreath) Waldrep and they...

    Do you believe in the Metal Man?

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    FALKVILLE Ala. – Alabama certainly has its fair share of urban legends and strange occurrences. Recently, on an adventure through the backroads of Cullman...

    Hanceville City Council discusses upcoming job fair for Hanceville industries

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    HANCEVILLE Ala. - Industries and businesses in Hanceville will host a job fair Friday, July 23 from 10 a.m – 2 p.m. at the...