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    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,...

    History-rich Colony Day celebration coming Aug. 6

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    COLONY, Ala. - The Town of Colony will host its much anticipated Colony Day celebration this Saturday, Aug. 6, beginning at 9 a.m., with...

    Magnificent artwork and superior hospitality

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Leldon Maxcy opened the doors of his specialty gift shop to local art aficionados Friday night and introduced several artists who...

    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...

    52 ODES TO JOY: HEART IN HAND

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    “If we all just lend a hand, we can lift some hearts.”—Melody Minagar  HEART IN HAND is a centuries-old symbol of compassion and a willingness...

    Hanceville emergency personnel give demonstrations at the Library’s Summer Reading Program

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - The Hanceville Fire and Police Department’s with the Cullman Air Evac team visited the Hanceville Library on Wednesday during their Summer...

    Sips ‘n Strokes takes class to Ave Maria Grotto on Saturday...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Sips ‘n Strokes of Cullman is packing up their paints and canvases for an on-site class at Ave Maria Grotto on...

    Local author and former CHS teacher holding book reading and signing...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Retired Cullman High School teacher and now, best-selling author, Dorenda Doyle, will present a reading and signing of her newly published...

    Hank’s Sport Bar and Rumors Deli hosts nationwide talent Jermaine ‘Funnymaine’...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Saturday night saw two best of the bests putting on a show for Cullman that was full of one-of-a-kind entertainment, specialty...

    Time-honored tradition Decoration Day observed across Cullman County

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    CULLMAN COUNTY, Ala. - Decoration Day, an annual observance still common throughout Cullman and North Alabama, has a history steeped in tradition, honor and...

    52 ODES TO JOY: S.U.N.S. AGE JOY LIBRARY

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    I LOVE LIBRARIES and I have a dream of a beautiful, FREE, public one with happy colors, patron-selected seating, art murals, craft/study/activity areas, cubbies,...

    The Town of Arley prepares for 49th Annual Arley Day festival...

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    ARLEY, Ala. - The Town of Arley’s 49th Annual Arley Day community festival will be Saturday, May 21. The all-day event will last from...

    52 ODES TO JOY: SIMPLICITY POSITIVITY

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                                                                 When I get the urge to purge,                                                              I first put on some music.                                                              A little more punk and a little less dirge,                                                              Then...

    83rd Annual Cullman Strawberry Festival has record number of attendees

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman Strawberry Festival on Saturday, May 7 was packed with people looking to buy farm fresh strawberries and enjoy the...

    52 ODES TO JOY: ZEST FOR ZZZ

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                                                                    ODE TO ZZZ                                                      ZZZ are A-okay methinks,                                                      Each regarded with great esteem.                                                      A long sleep or just 40 winks,                                                      To doze, perchance to...

    Cullman County Public Library to hold a Strawberry Festival book Sale...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Public Library is holding a Strawberry Festival Book Sale on Saturday, May 7 from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00...

    Country music community mourns the loss of Naomi Judd

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    FRANKLIN, Tenn. – The country music community was rocked today with the tragic news of the sudden passing of country music giant Naomi Judd. Hailing...

    52 ODES TO JOY: FLANEUR JOY

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                                                                        ODE TO WANDERLUST                                                  I long to walk there, maybe there and then there.                                                  More joy-filled I’ll return, you may surely trust.                                                  In my...

    52 ODES TO JOY: BLOOMIN’ JOY

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                                                                    ODE TO BLOOMING                                                 Stealthily, they commanded the hill,                                                 Though no cannons nor bombs were booming.                                                 No movement detected, all seemed deadly still.                                                 Then,...

    Friends of the Library to host Author’s Night on April 21

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Friends of the Public Libraries of Cullman County are hosting an Author’s Night on April 21 from 5:30 p.m. -...

    Local author Connie Pearson will be releasing book ‘100 Things to...

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    HARTSELLE, Ala. – Local writer Connie Pearson will be celebrating the release of her new book “100 Things to do in Huntsville and North...

    52 ODES TO JOY: BEGIN AGAIN & AGAIN

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                                                                  ODE TO REINVENTING                                                   Any given day can be a time to start over,                                                   It just takes hard work, luck and good intention.                                                   So,...

    Comic book artist Tone Rodriguez to visit Camelot Books and Comics...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Tone Rodriguez, comic book artist, writer and creator best known for his work with Bongo Comics on titles like Futurama, The...

    Hop on over! Several Easter events happening in Cullman this week

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - With Easter just a week away, Cullman has several events to celebrate that are sure to be hits with the whole...

    Sweet Success: Strawberry baking competition now accepting entries

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Strawberry pie. Strawberry cobbler. Strawberry cake. The 83rd Annual Strawberry Festival will see the return of the strawberry baking competition spanning...

    52 ODES TO JOY: YOU & JOY BIRDS

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                                                                    ODE TO JOY BIRDS                                                   The singing kind are such joy birds,                                                   One rarely hears a whiner.                                                   Chirping, tweeting, hummingbirds                                                   Make a fine day...

    ‘A Badge for Brooksie’

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – In 2019, Cullman County Courthouse welcomed its newest court officer: Brooksie, a then two year old “goldendoodle” facility dog to help...

    Ben South and the ‘perpetual gift of curiosity’

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Over the course of its history, Cullman has been home to many great creators and artists in all mediums. One hometown...

    52 ODES TO JOY: FOUR, JOYFUL SEASONS

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                                                                  ODE TO FOUR, JOYFUL SEASONS                                                          Spring is joyful, then there is also this,                                                          Summer is such sunny bliss.                                                          Autumn is a sweet molasses...

    Picked fresh: Cullman in preparation for 83rd Annual Strawberry Fest

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Celebrating its 83rd year, The Cullman Strawberry Festival has organizers excited to return to full strength for this year’s event to...

    Cullman County Museum April Walking Tours preparing for five weekends (UPDATED)

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – This spring will mark the 10th anniversary of the Cullman April Walking Tours and with five weekends this year, the Cullman...

    52 ODES TO JOY: THE FUN, S.U.N.S. USA PLANTRY

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                                                           ODE TO A PLANTRY                                      Old Mother Gantry went to her pantry,                                      Looked angry, then trashed it all, blankly.                                      She restocked as a fun,...

    52 ODES TO JOY: The Fun S.U.N.S. Longevity Diet

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                                                                          ODE TO A FUN, HEALTHY DIET                                                                           Try as I might,                                                                           A fun, healthy diet                                                                           Seems an oxymoron in daylight                                                                           And a darker mystery...

    Camelot Books and Comics hosting Georgina Cross book signing

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Author Georgina Cross, hailing from the Huntsville/Madison area, will be signing copies of her latest mystery thriller at Camelot Books and...

    52 ODES TO JOY: LAUGHTER

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                                                              LAFF EVRY DAY!                                      Laff, laff for your brain and your heart.                                      Laffing makes you strong.                                      Laffing makes you smart.                                      Laffter is good for...

    Cullman live music venues welcome new and diverse bands

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Cullman is truly a town that embraces the arts, and the music scene here is vast, consisting of a well-connected group...

    52 ODES TO JOY: A JOYFUL LONG LIFE

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                                                            Too Young to Be Seventy—by Judith Viorst* Deep in my heart I believe I’m Too young to be seventy. There are times when I’m wearing my...

    2022 Miss Southerner and Fair Queen Representative pageants held at CHS...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman High School hosted the 2022 Miss Southerner and Fair Queen Representative Pageant Saturday evening in the Cullman High School Gym....

    52 ODES TO JOY: THE FOUR GARDENS to GROW JOY

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                                                                   AN ODE TO GARDEN JOY                                      A book and a glass of wine in a garden is all I need;                                      A sip, the sunshine,...

    52 ODES TO JOY: BOOK JOY

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                                            ODE TO BOOK JOY                             Books are magic transportable.                             Free libraries make them quite affordable.                             It is well-known but still reportable,                             Libraries need us...

    St. Valentine’s Day: Just where did it come from?

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    Love can be a confusing thing, so it’s fitting that the calendar day devoted to love should be the subject of some confusion itself....

    Picking the perfect Valentine’s Day roses

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    AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Roses and Valentine’s Day go together like bread and butter. Unfortunately, some roses can begin to droop and wilt after...

    52 ODES TO JOY: S.U.N.S.

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                                                    ODE TO S.U.N.S.*            Smile-making is thinking and doing, all positively done.            Uniting is connecting with someone and with everyone.            Neighboring is sharing and...

    Hard at work: Blue collar Alabama in photographs

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    Each and every job is different and unless you have done that occupation, you may not realize the challenges involved. My page, Alabama at...

    52 ODES TO JOY: SPELLBINDING

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    ODE TO SPELLBINDING                                                      Hocus pocus, fully focus.                                                      Cast off the spell of the phone,                                                      And fully succumb to the joy zone.                                                      Presto, change-o, feel...

    Exquisite Miniatures by Wes and Rachelle Siegrist at Wallace State’s Burrow...

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The Evelyn Burrow Museum at Wallace State Community College welcomes EXQUISITE MINIATURES, an exhibition of miniature paintings by Wes and Rachelle...

    City of Hanceville preparing for warm-weather events

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Though winter's chill will be for another month at least, some cities in Cullman are already working to spread the word...

    Leldon’s ‘Art in the Warehouse District’ event to take place February...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Local home décor retail shop Leldon’s will be hosting “Art in the Warehouse District” on February 4 from 4:00 p.m. –...

    52 ODES TO JOY: NEIGHBORING

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    ODE TO NEIGHBORING                                          Neighbors come in lots of flavors;                                          Lovers, haters, givers, takers.                                          Not to belabor, though no message greater,                                          Love all neighbors on...

    President of the Cullman Beekeeping Association teaches candle making class at...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - As a part of the Cullman County Extension Office and North Alabama Agriplex’s Prepare for the Fair Series, Phillip Garrison, president...

    52 ODES TO JOY: UNITING

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                                                                  ODE TO UNITING                                  (Dedicated to John Lennon and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.) I have a dream and I’m inviting All to end the fighting...

    52 ODES TO JOY: SMILE-MAKING

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                                                   ODE TO SMILE-MAKING When you’re smiling, the muscles it takes are 17. But, when you’re scowling, it takes 43 and looks so mean. When you’re smiling,...

    Goat Island Brewery shares several upcoming events on the books for...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Goat Island Brewing has kicked off the year with a bang, as the bookings for January 2022 are already piling up....

    Cullman County Master Gardeners share 2022 initiative for feeding birds during...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Alabama Master Gardeners are educators trained by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System. During their last meeting, they discussed taking an...

    Local band ‘Don’t Think Twice’ to play show at Cullman venue/restaurant...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Local band “Don’t Think Twice” will be appearing at Valley Tavern and Grille Friday, Jan. 21. Valley Tavern and Grille is...

    She Reads: 2022 Recommended Reading List

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Well, here we are, we have made it to the conclusion of 2021 and as we’re introduced to 2022, we might...

    52 ODES TO JOY in 2022

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    Ode to AMERICAN JOY-GIVERS My country ‘tis a sunny land of joy-giving heroines and heroes, Like Don Ho, Quentin Tarantino, Edgar Allen Poe and Rudolph Valentino. And,...

    Skating in the Park offering an exciting way to ring in...

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    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - For those looking for a fun New Year’s activity and who enjoy gliding on ice, Skating in the Park in Huntsville...

    Local heritage group decorates Confederate graves

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    CULLMAN COUNTY, Ala. - Members of Cullman County’s Sons of Confederate Veterans Organization, Thomas Jefferson Denney Camp #1442, got together Saturday, Dec. 11 to...

    365 AMERICAN JOY-GIVERS for 2021: The Holiday Island Birthday Party

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    “Let’s get away from sleigh bells. Let’s get away from snow. Let’s make a break this holiday, dear, I know the place to go. How’d ya...

    The Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament holds Christmas Open House...

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - The Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament, home to Our Lady of the Angels Monastery, held its Christmas open house all...

    The City of Cullman celebrates German roots with Christkindlmarkt Dec. 17-18

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman hosted its first German-themed Christkindlmarkt (Christmas market) on Friday, sponsored by the Town of Cullman. The German theme is an...

    365 AMERICAN JOY-GIVERS for 2021: The Creating Joy Birthday Party

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    “Where flowers bloom, so does hope.” These words, spoken by U.S. First Lady Lady Bird Johnson, inspire all to create joy and cultivate optimism...

    365 AMERICAN JOY-GIVERS for 2021: The Starry Starry Night Birthday Party

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    “Starry Starry Night” by Vincent van Gogh, one of the most joy-giving paintings in the history of art, is a major crowd-pleaser at MOMA...

    Dreher’s plays host to Chamber event ‘Burgers and Brews’

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman Chamber of Commerce held its Burgers and Brews event at local Dreher’s Cocktail Bar & Restaurant Monday evening. While...

    Arley Senior Center Christmas party taking place Dec. 6

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    ARLEY, Ala. - The Arley Senior Center will be holding a bingo, potluck and silent auction Christmas party at the Arley Fire Department on...

    365 AMERICAN JOY-GIVERS for 2021: The Wonderful World Birthday Party

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    “The Wonderful World of Disney,” a hugely popular television show on Sunday nights for 25 years, gathered America around a tribal fire for magical...

    Cullman continues holiday tradition with Christmas Parade and tree lighting ceremony

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – This 2021 holiday season saw a return to tradition Friday evening when Cullman celebrated its annual Christmas in Cullman parade and...

    Pop-up drive-in to bring Christmas movies to Cullman Fairgrounds for December

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Throwback Outdoor Cinema, a pop-up drive in theatre, will be presenting holiday films at the Cullman Fairgrounds throughout the month of...

    365 AMERICAN JOY-GIVERS for 2021: The Life as Opera Birthday Party

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    “Opera is when a guy gets stabbed in the back and, instead of bleeding, he sings,” wrote American joy-giver, Robert Benchley. Another music critic...

    Cullman Forge meets every first Sunday at Peinhardt Living History Farm

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Alabama Forge Council is a non-profit organization founded in 1985 by Jim Batson to teach and promote the art of...

    Miss Alabama to compete in Miss USA pageant Nov. 29

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    TULSA, OK - Miss Alabama, Alexandria Flanigan of Cullman, will be competing in the 70th  annual Miss USA pageant to be held on Nov....

    ‘Christmas at the Grotto’ returns with expanded schedule

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - St. Bernard Abbey’s Ave Maria Grotto, Cullman’s most popular attraction and one of Alabama’s must-see tourist destinations, will open evenings following...

    365 AMERICAN JOY-GIVERS for 2021: The Carnegie Hall Birthday Party

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    How do you get to Carnegie Hall? PRACTICE PRACTICE PRACTICE. Only the most-accomplished performers play Carnegie Hall. Built in 1891 by the philanthropist visionary...

    5th Annual Bernard Blues and BBQ sees another successful year

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The 5th Annual Bernard Blues and BBQ took place Sat-Sun, Oct. 30-31. Friends of Saint Bernard, along with faculty, staff and...

    365 AMERICAN JOY-GIVERS for 2021: The O Happy Day Birthday Party

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    “Oh Mickey, you so fine.” At “The O Happy Day Birthday Party,” we’ll see ya round like a doughnut with Mickey Mouse, Georgia O’Keeffe,...

    ‘American Pickers’ to film in Alabama

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    NEW YORK, NY. – “The American Pickers” are excited to announce their return to Alabama! The History Channel’s hit  television series is making plans...

    365 AMERICAN JOY-GIVERS for 2021: The Stars and Stripes Forever Birthday...

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    Royal Princess Grace Kelly grew up in a charming two-and-half-story American Colonial-style house at 3901 Henry Avenue, Philadelphia, PA. This is our destination for...

    365 AMERICAN JOY-GIVERS for 2021: The Trick or Treat Birthday Party

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    The invitation for “The Trick or Treat Birthday Party” this Halloween weekend suggested fun costumes inspired by the American West—“YEEHAW, y’all come as your...

    365 AMERICAN JOY-GIVERS for 2021: The Tonight Show Birthday Party

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    (Announcer): “From ‘Television City’ in beautiful Burbank, California—It’s ‘The Tonight Show Birthday Party’ with Johnny Carson and this week’s special, joy-giving guests: singer/songwriter Katy...

    October 2021 events you won’t want to miss

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - This October, there are loads of activities for friends and family of all ages throughout Cullman. As most know, October ushers...

    365 AMERICAN JOY-GIVERS for 2021: The JOY to the Max Birthday...

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    The Reynolda House Museum of American Art in Winston-Salem, NC is our destination for “The Joy to the Max Birthday Party.” Completed in 1917,...

    Wallace State recognizes Hispanic Heritage Month with guest speakers, campus events

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Wallace State Community College recognized Hispanic Heritage Month with events this week at both the main campus and at the Oneonta...

    365 AMERICAN JOY-GIVERS for 2021: The I Love Saturday Night Birthday...

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    We are in Bedford, New York about an hour north of Manhattan for “The I Love Saturday Night Birthday Party.” Set amid 250 acres...

    COVID-19 Halloween safety tips for 2021

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    COLUMBUS, OH - Recently, the Columbus Department of Health released a list of tips on how to make trick-or-treating and other Halloween festivities safer...

    365 AMERICAN JOY-GIVERS for 2021: The Twistin’ Party

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    We are twistin’ and turnin’ on a plywood structure built atop a barber chair. This gyrating contraption was created in the early days of...

    Wallace State celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

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     HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State Community College will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with events at both the main campus in Hanceville and at the...

    The people behind the Hay People

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Each fall, Cullmanites mark the times with colorful mums around downtown, and the annual appearance of the hay people is a...

    Cullman’s Oktoberfest starts Thursday

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - This Thursday evening, Cullman will kick off its 40th Oktoberfest at the Festhalle, tapping the kegs, striking up the band and...

    Chambers 1st Annual Fall Festival has strong first-time turnout

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Chambers Farm & Garden Supply held their 1st Annual Fall Festival Saturday with over 50 total vendors present. The event saw...

    365 AMERICAN JOY-GIVERS for 2021: The Breakfast at Tiffany’s Birthday Party

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    Breakfast at Tiffany’s is now a literal “thing,” not just the title of a Truman Capote novella and an Audrey Hepburn movie. Inside Tiffany...

    Hanceville Music Fest features popular country band Confederate Railroad as headliner...

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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...

    365 JOY-GIVING AMERICANS for 2021: The Playin’ With Fire Birthday Party

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    When fire-hot lightning strikes sandy beaches, naturally occurring glass sculptures are often created below the melted sand. Sandy beaches surround all sides of Seattle,...

    365 AMERICAN JOY-GIVERS for 2021: The Whatcha’ Got Cookin’ Birthday Party

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    We cruise through acres and acres of red dirt, northern Alabama cottonfields to our destination for “The Whatcha’ Got Cookin’ Birthday Party.” In the...

    Arab’s 2nd Annual Sugarfest sees great weather and huge turnout

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    ARAB, Ala. - The 2nd Annual Sugarfest was held Saturday, Sept. 4 at Arab City Park. The festival kicked off at 8 a.m. and...

    365 AMERICAN JOY-GIVERS for 2021: The Crazy for Loving You Birthday...

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    America has loved “Grandma” Moses and her art from the moment we saw one of her joy-giving paintings. For “The Crazy for Loving You...

    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...

    Oktoberfest announces the 2021 Burgermeister: Casey Harbin

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman High School teacher and coach Casey Harbin has been passed the baton as Burgermeister for the 2021 Cullman Oktoberfest. With...

    365 AMERICAN JOY-GIVERS for 2021: The Ringy-Dingy Birthday Party

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    It’s late-August and we are cooling off with the joy-giving, cool kids on a giant ice ring at “The Ringy-Dingy Birthday Party.”  The United States...