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    Files from yesteryear: 1905, 1935

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    From the files of 1905 The Ladies Symphony and a number of friends met at the M.L. Robertson home on the 27th. Presenting the program...

    Files from yesteryear: 1900, 1950

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    From the files of 1900 The Polytechnic College will close Friday and the scholars will picnic at Blue Hole on Saturday. Mrs. Judge Fuller and pretty...

    Files from yesteryear: 1936, 1900

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    From The Files Of 1936 The senior class of the Cullman County High School will enjoy a picnic at the George Stiefelmeyer Camp on Friday. Miss...

    Files from yesteryear: 1954

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    From the files of 1954 Mrs. Cecil Looney, of Geraldine, was the guest last week of Mrs. Lois Weeks. Mrs. Weeks returned home with her...

    Files from yesteryear: 1954

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    From the files of 1954 Shaw Breaks Leg Ronald Shaw, 16, member of the Hanceville football squad, received a broken leg in the third quarter of...

    Files from yesteryear: 1917, 1937

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    From the files of 1917 Mrs. O. Kinney, Mrs. G.W. Johnson, Honorable and Mrs. A.A. Griffith have returned from a ten day stay in Dawson...

    Files from yesteryear: 1937

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    From the files of 1937 Mr. Bill Clapp and Geraldine Mugrove surprised their friends by getting married last Thursday. They are residing with Mr. and...

    Files from Yesteryear: 1964

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    From the files of 1964 Mrs. Clemmons’ Father Dies Here Sunday. Robert Woods Blair, age 62, father of Mrs. L.H. Clemmons, died at the Cullman Hospital,...

    Files from Yesteryear: 1964

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    From the files of 1964 W.F. Looney Dies Funeral services were held on January 22nd, at the Corinth West Church, for William Frazer Looney, age 73,...

    Files from yesteryear: 1920, 1934

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    From the files of 1920 Mr. Conrad Howard spent Saturday night with Professor J.D. Knight. Mrs. Ella Doss and children spent Sunday with Mrs. James Sargent. Mr....

    Files from Yesteryear: 1904, 1934

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    From the files of 1904 Nathan Kelley will leave next week for the West. Get your schoolbooks at C.A. Stiefelmeyer’s. Adv. Mr. and Mrs. John Reese have...

    Files from Yesteryear: 1904, 1954

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    From the files of 1904 Miss Annie McConnell has returned to her studies in Tuscaloosa. Mrs. Joseph Rudder returned Wednesday from an extended visit in Knoxville. Captain...

    Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1937 and 1954

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    From the files of 1937: Miss Jeanette Green returned Wednesday from Roswell, New Mexico, where she has been since January. Her many friends are glad...

    Files from yesterday: 1937

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    From The Files Of 1937:  Marriages:  August 26  S.S. Abbott, 59, to Mollie Murray, 50  August 27  Otice L. Jones, 20, to Sarah Tankersley, 21  August 28  Meredith McKleroy, 18, to...

    Files from yesteryear: from the files of 1937

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    From The Files Of 1937: The State of Alabama owns 4,221 buildings. The appraised value of these buildings, including contents, is $36,079,850. This property is...

    Files from yesteryear: from the files of 1954 and 1937

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    From the files of 1954: Births for July: Eighty-three babies were born in Cullman County during July. Boys were born to Mr. and Mrs. C. S....

    Flies from yesteryear: from the files of 1954 and 1937

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    From the files of 1954: Marie Peinhardt was chosen Cullman County’s first Dairy Maid, in the contest held Friday at Klein’s creamery. She is the...

    Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1934 and 1954

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    From the files of 1934: Mrs. Johnnie Drake, of Route One, Lacon is ill with typhoid fever in the Cullman Hospital. Miss Clara Werdt is expected...

    Files from yesteryear: from the files of 1904 and 1934

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    From the files of 1904: Professor J.L. Gibson has moved to Falkville, where he is in charge of the college there. Miss Dora E. Schneider and...

    Files from yesteryear: from the files of 1920

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    Miss Audrey Chandler spent Sunday in Hanceville with friends. Horace Quattlebaum of Akron, Ohio is spending a few days in Cullman. Mr. Talmadge Bland has accepted...

    Files from yesteryear: from the files of 1952

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    Memorial services will be held at Bethlehem West on May 14, beginning at 10o’clock. Jimmy Rogers of Berlin was run over and badly injured by...

    Files from yesteryear: from the files of 1932 and 1952

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    From the files of 1932: Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Wachter announce the birth of a daughter on April 27, whom they have named Dorothy Clair. Mr....

    Files from yesteryear: from the files of 1933 and 1902

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    From the files of 1933: Mrs. Charles R. Watson of Cullman announces the engagement of her daughter, Rosa, to William Oscar Dunlap. The wedding will...

    Files from yesteryear: from the files of 1930 and 1933

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    From the files of 1930: Judge and Mrs. Homer F. Mitchell announce the birth of a son, at their home last week. Attending the University of...

    Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1900 and 1930

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    From the files of 1900: The population of Cullman County is now 17,849. Uncle Sam Cole, who is very ill at his Holly Pond home, has...

    Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1950

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    John Wesley Shear, five-week-old son of Mr. and Mrs. C.C. Shear underwent serious surgery on Monday. Herman Plunkett has been elected president of the West...

    Files from yesteryear: From the files 0f 1936 and 1950

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    From the files of 1936: Mr. G.W. Tingle passed away on October 10. There were 12 children born to this union. Burial was at Mars...

    Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1936

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    Mr. and Mrs. Joe H. Ray attended the funeral of their cousin, Mrs. Sam Bradford, at Bethsadia, on Tuesday afternoon. Mrs. Kittie Smith, who has...

    Files from yesteryear: from the files of 1930 and 1936

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    From the files of 1930: Probate Judge H.F. Mitchell has received Cullman County’s allotment of new auto tags for 1931. The tags are yellow on...

    Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1950 and 1900

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    From the files of 1950: Mesdames C.H. Gray, Vann Gibbs, George Burkart, T.Y. Steele and Mary Plunkett visited Mrs. Max Forbis in Huntsville. Slim Lay and...

    Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1950

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    Arthur Jack Hyatt, son of Mr. and Mrs. C.A. Hyatt of Cullman graduated with honors from Florence State Teachers College. Mrs. A.F. Young received a...

    Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1933, 1902 and 1950

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    From the files of 1933: Mr. Charles McMinn died on July 29, 1933. He was born on May 10, 1959. He was married on June...

    Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1932 and 1933

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    From the files of 1932: Willie Willingham, Doctor J.D. Caldwell, Ealie Beard and Howard Griffin were injured, none seriously, in an auto wreck on Thursday...

    Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1902:

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    The old building on the corner of Second Avenue and Fourth Street East is now being removed preparatory to the erection of a large...

    Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1952

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    Hanceville cheerleaders this year are Jo Vaughn, Hail Thomas, Belva Sue Johnson, Eleanor Gay Chappell, Margaret Johnson, Barbara Ann Johnson and Mona Ann Seibert. Private...

    Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1936 and 1952

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    From the files of 1936: Mrs. H. Parker was a nice hostess on Thursday for a dance. George Stiefelmeyer, Grand Master- Elect of the Grand Lodge...

    Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1930 and 1936

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    From the files of 1930: Miss Eunice Butler has recently graduated from Alverson Business College in Birmingham. Mrs. John Luyben and Mrs. F. Mallery were joint...

    Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1900 and 1930:

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    From the files of 1900: The Chicago Glee Club will sing in Kullman’s Hall on Wednesday. Reserved seats are 35 cents, on sale at the...

    Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1950 and 1900

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    From the files of 1950: Mrs. Fred Kelley and Charles, Junior are here to visit her mother, Mrs. C.W. Sandlin, who is seriously ill. Cullman upset...

    Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1930 and 1950

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    From the files of 1930: The honor roll of seniors at Cullman High School for the first semester includes: Maria Callahan, Charon Denson, Alfred Glaser,...

    Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1900

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    Mrs. Annie Mackentepe and son, after an extended trip to Cincinnati and other northern points, have returned home. Nine cheeses, about $40 worth, were stolen...

    Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1950

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    Mrs. Jess Latham and Mrs. Homer Pike spent Friday afternoon with Mrs. Tom Waldrop at Concord. Betty Loyd of Mountain View and William McDermic were...

    Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1936 and 1950

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    From the files of 1950: Mr. and Mrs. J.H. Edwards are announcing the birth of a little daughter. Editor J.C. Norwood of The Cullman Tribune is...

    Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1920 and 1936:

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    From the files of 1920: Apple pickers are busy now in the Mellon Orchards near Anniston. Three thousand trees on 35 acres are expected to...

    Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1950:

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    Lionel Bennefield, of Joppa, had been improving in a Birmingham hospital. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Desser Bennefield could not be reached on Friday...

    Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1930 and 1950

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    While employees of the Cullman Furniture Company were loading a truck, on Monday, the engine died and when a driver got out to crank...

    Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1936 and 1900

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    From the files of 1936: Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Todd, of Hanceville, visited Beech Grove relatives on Sunday. Mrs. Race Lowery spent Sunday with her parents,...

    Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1936

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    The Vinemont 4-H Club elected officers at the school on Wednesday. President-Marie Drake, Vice-President- Dorothy Lawrence, Secretary-Daisy Edge, Cheer Leader-Myron Nesmith and Song Leader-Naomi...

    Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1930 and 1936:

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    Clyde Gammon, of the Logan 4-H Club, has won a trip to the National Convention in Chicago. Clyde won the trip for producing 1,020...

    Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1950 and 1900:

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    From the files of 1950: Two Cullman people were seriously injured and several others received lesser injury in a highway crash on Saturday morning. Mrs. James...

    Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1950:

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    Funeral services were held on Friday, at Hopewell for Mrs. Ruby Dial McNeal, who died in Birmingham, on November 16. Reverend J. Gilbert Speake conducted...

    Files from yesteryear: from the files of 1930:

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    The bodies of two Cullman County soldiers arrived home, Emory McConnell and Ulyses Yeager. Mr. Jessie Smith is erecting a cotton gin at Simcoe. W.C. Waldrop...

    Files from Yesteryear: From the Files of 1930:

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    The Good Hope 4-H Club met January 20 at the school. Mrs. Rounds called the meeting to order. A demonstration was given on making...

    Files from Yesteryear: From the Files of 1930:

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    Presidents of the various organizations on the Cullman County High School campus are Boys Council – Juel Lee, Girls Council – Myrtle Wise, Senior...

    Files From Yesteryear: From The Files of 1900:

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    Arthur and Walter Oden are at the bedside of their father, Captain E.J. Oden. Reverend Anson West has about recovered from an illness. D.L. Aldredge of...

    Files from Yesteryear: From The Files Of 1950:

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    A couple of bootleggers made the mistake of driving with lights too dim. When officers stopped the vehicle to investigate the lights, they smelled...

    Files from Yesteryear: From The Files Of 1936:

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    This dry season threatens the water supply in Cullman and Cullman County. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Crouen are visiting relatives here, before leaving for California,...

    Files From Yesteryear: From the Files of 1930

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    The County Board of Education has moved into its newly remodeled building, which is one of the finest in the state. Mrs. T.A. Smith had...

    Files from Yesteryear: From the Files of 1900

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    R.W. Riley of Joppa was here on Monday. A.J. York attended the sheriff’s convention, in Montgomery, this week. Doctor J.S.O. Whitson, of the “Free State of...

    Files from Yesteryear: From The Files Of 1950 and 1900

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    In observance of Youth Week in Cullman, a group of high school and college students became city officers for a day on Tuesday. They were:...

    Files from Yesteryear: From the Files of 1930

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    The first crate of Cullman County strawberries was sold by D.C. Chambers of Route One, Cullman this week for $5.50. William M. Dean of Arkadelphia...

    Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1936 and 1900

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    From the files of 1936 Shirley Martin, 14, of Walter, won the county spelling championship on Wednesday. Juanita Thrift, age 13, of White City was...

    Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1936:

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    The August Dahlke residence, nine miles from Cullman on the Jasper Highway, burned around 6:30 a.m. on Saturday. Alton Perdue’s chicken house burned on Saturday...

    Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1936

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    The Cullman County High School was closed on April 1, 1936, due to lack of funds. Mrs. Oldacre spoke to the student body on...

    Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1951

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    Teen Chatter Out Friday night were: Leona Giles and Donald Patrick, Edigna Edwards and Bob Ward, Martha Pierce and Raymond Tucker, Jackie Culver and Kenneth...

    Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1951

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    New Harmony News Charley Benefield was buried at New Home last Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Carmon Maze spent last week with relatives in Gadsden. Mrs. Delia Noles...

    Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1951

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    North Walter News Mr. and Mrs. Leak Hosey, of Akron, Ohio, were the Wednesday night supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. Earnesteen Gable. Mrs. Johnnie Guthrie...

    Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1951

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    Mr. and Mrs. Collidge Hughes and Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Hughes visited Mr. and Mrs. T.E. Woodard, in Haleyville on Sunday.  Reverend Lewis Eidson is...

    Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1951

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    Oak Level News  Reverend J.S. Shults filled his appointment here on Sunday and Sunday night.  Mrs. Loy Hinkle, Freida and Frances, attended the wedding of their...

    Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1919 and 1951

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    The first bale of cotton sold in Cullman this season was brought in by J.W. Stisher of Berlin and sold to Ponder and Kelly.  E.C....

    Files from yesterday: From the files of 1954 and 1901

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    Laminack Family Reunion The Laminack family had its annual reunion on September 6,at Sportsman Lake.Those attending were Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Laminack, Mrs. Jack Stisher,...

    Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1954

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    Couples out on Sunday afternoon or night were: Ann McKoy and J.W. Cadle, Pat Schaefer and Roger Gentry, Jean Morgan and Darrell Mulaney, Judy Wesson and Perry...

    Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1954

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    Mrs. Cecil Looney of Geraldine was the guest last week of Mrs. Lois Weeks. Mrs. Weeks returned home with her for several days. Mrs....

    Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1954

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    Shaw Breaks Leg Ronald Shaw, 16, member of the Hanceville football squad, received a broken leg in the third quarter of the Bulldogs game with...

    Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1954

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    Mrs. Icie Rowe Alley will receive a masters from the University of Alabama on Friday. Richard Johnston and Gloria Florence will be awarded bachelor...

    Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1904 and 1934

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    From The Files Of 1904: George Markland has bought a lot on Highlands, with the view of building a nice residence. Some very naughty boys cut...

    Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1937

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    Mr. Bill Clapp and Geraldine Mugrove surprised their friends by getting married last Thursday. They are residing with Mr. and Mrs. William Clapp, Senior. Mrs....

    Files from Yesteryear: 1930

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    From the Files of 1930:  Sunday, March 2 was the 80th birthday of Mrs. T.M. Gibbs, of Hanceville. The family gathered at the home of...

    Files from Yesteryear: 1930 and 1936

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    From the files of 1930: Mr. and Mrs. R.C. Calloway are in Georgia at the bedside of Mrs. Calloway’s mother, Mrs. Crutchfield, who is ill. Mr....

    Files from Yesteryear: 1905, 1930, 1935, 1955

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    From the Files of 1905 There was not more than a third of a crop of strawberries this year. The little son of Mr. and Mrs....

    Files from Yesteryear: 1907, 1992

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    From the Files of 1907 Hanceville News  Misses Kate and Mary Stender, of Cullman, spent Sunday with parents, in Hanceville.  Miss Dela Matthews returned Saturday from a...

    Files from Yesteryear: 1933, 1953

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    From the Files of 1933:  Winners in the baby contest on Wednesday evening were: Betty Rose Biggers, daughter of Mrs. Alvie Gibbers, sponsored by Marjorie...

    Files from Yesteryear: 1933, 1992

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    From the Files of 1933 This year Easter comes on the nineteenth day of April. The seniors at Cullman High School are planning for class...

    Files from Yesteryear: Shocking tragedy occurred in Cullman last Saturday night...

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    Reprinted from The Cullman Tribune, 1919 Shocking Tragedy Occurred in Cullman Last Saturday Night    Mr. Graves went to the side of Sheriff Sparks, who said, “Graves...

    Files from Yesteryear: 1940

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    From the Files of 1940 The Junior II Class of Meek High School enjoyed a visit to the cotton gin at Nathen. This class has...

    Files from Yesteryear: 1933, 1955 and 1992

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    From the Files of 1933 The Hi-Y Club of Cullman High School was organized in 1929. This club is a Christian organization promoting clean speech,...

    Files from Yesteryear: More from 1954

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    From the Files of 1954:    Mr. and Mrs. W.M. Henry celebrated their golden wedding anniversary on August 21st. Their children are: Harold Henry, Mrs. Lois...