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    Touch A Truck event brings families from all over the county...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Touch A Truck, hosted by Cullman Electric Cooperative, took place at the Cullman County Fairgrounds Saturday from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00...

    Local couple discusses adoption journey to grow their family

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    CULLMAN, Ala. -There’s nothing more exciting for a couple than to bring home a brand-new bundle of joy, and for many, the most successful...

    ‘We live in a very, very special place’

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman Caring for Kids, an agency devoted to preventing child abuse, had a busy 2021.  With its Court-Appointed Special Advocate program...

    ‘There are still lots of good folks out there’

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Victoria’s Hope began in 2018 in Dodge City as a ministry to help single parents in need. Since then, it has...

    Birthday Shoutout: Happy 90th birthday to Carrel Wesley Neal!

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman Tribune would like to wish Carrel Wesley Neal a happy birthday! Christmas Eve has always been important to Carrel,...

    Godbee family fulfills father’s love of service through Mandate of Giving

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Tom Godbee, age 57, of Arley, passed away on Thursday, November 18, 2021, in Birmingham, Alabama. He was born on September...

    Kids Loving Kids serves over 1000 families in Cullman

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Kids Loving Kids held three giveaways over the weekend at Meek Baptist Church in Arley, Spirit Life Church in Cullman and...

    Pet adoptions during the holidays—the pros and cons

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Gifting adopted pets for Christmas can often be a wonderful and creative idea for the holidays. However, though some people would...

    Susan Moore hosting inaugural Christmas parade Dec. 11

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    BLOUNT COUNTY, Ala. - The town of Susan Moore in Blount County is holding its first ever Christmas Parade and Festival. The festival will...

    East Cullman Baptist Association collecting backpacks for Christmas donation event Dec....

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    CULLMAN COUNTY, Ala. – The East Cullman Baptist Association is preparing to hold their annual Christmas Backpacks Mission Project for the 2021 holiday season....

    ‘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...

    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...

    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...

    Brooks’ Place— Cullman’s safe haven

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Brooks’ Place is the Child Advocacy Center of Cullman, which provides children who are victims of crime or abuse an outlet...

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

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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...

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

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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...

    Good Samaritan Health Clinic to host free outdoor event

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Good Samaritan Health Clinic will be hosting its first Community Cares Celebration at the Cullman Housing Authority on Cleveland Avenue Saturday,...

    Cullman’s Dolly Parton Imagination Library sees huge success

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Since its initial kick-off on Aug. 6, Cullman’s Imagination Library has seen unbelievable success. The primary partners in bringing the Imagination...

    ‘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...

    Satisfy your sweet tooth at Arab’s 2nd annual SugarFest!

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    ARAB, Ala. - After an overwhelmingly successful inaugural celebration in 2019, residents of Arab were looking forward to the next iteration of the Arab...

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

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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....

    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,...

    Day Trippin’: Gofar USA Park

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    DECATUR, Ala. - The next stop on our series “Day Trippin’” is Morgan County’s GoFAR USA Park. This unique adventure park was opened in...

    Smith Lake Park Fireworks and Music Festival sees successful 2021 return

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    CULLMAN COUNTY, Ala. - Smith Lake Park was packed with visitors Sunday for its annual fireworks and music festival. While many took to the...

    Chambers Fall Festival in the works for September

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - On Sept. 25, Chambers Farm & Garden Supply will be hosting a fall festival for the entire community. The event will...

    ‘Love, Honor, Cherish’

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    WEST POINT, Ala. - West Point High School Principal Heith Yearwood and his wife, West Point High School counselor Amanda Yearwood, recently decided that...

    Upcoming summer events at Cullman County Public Library

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Summer Learning Program at Cullman County Public Library has been a hit with kids and adults alike across the county;...

    A lifetime in love

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    FAIRVIEW, Ala. - After graduating from Fairview High School in 1952, Charlsie Pike, or “Boots” as she is known to her family and friends,...

    Cullman County Public Library summer events well underway

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Wednesday morning at Cullman City Public Library, children from across the community came together to enjoy the Chalk Art event which...

    Editorial: A love letter to my son

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    As I strolled around the Cracker Barrel gift shop Monday night, I passed a display that’s been there for a long time; one that...

    First Baileyton Family Fun Day deemed huge success

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    BAILEYTON, Ala.- The first Baileyton Family Fun Day took place this past Saturday in the town’s park. Town officials are calling the event a...

    Day Trippin’: Harmony Park Safari

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    Ahhh, summertime! The kids are out of school and after last year’s COVID-19 summer, they’re probably super excited to do something fun this year...

    Mount Nebo Baptist Church holds first post-COVID-19 VBS

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Mount Nebo Baptist Church in Vinemont held their Vacation Bible School this week as they continued their passionate mission of outreach....

    Colony Kids Grab-N-Go summer food program offers children a chance to...

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    COLONY, Ala. — The Colony Kids Grab-N-Go summer food program will offer children an opportunity to raise their own vegetables in the raised garden...

    “The 100 Deadliest Days”

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    WASHINGTON, D.C. - According to the American Automobile Association (AAA), the U.S. has entered the “100 deadliest days” for teen drivers, the period from...

    ‘Community Splash!’

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman Wellness and Aquatic Center will offer a Monday discount to the general public through the summer, beginning June 7....

    Hanceville Public Library gets ready for summer

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Hanceville Public Library has loads of events planned for its community this summer and they are so excited to get started....

    The Refuge Church hosts annual Fishing Rodeo

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    CULLMAN, Ala.- The Refuge Church in East Point, Alabama, off Highway 278, hosted their annual Fishing Rodeo Saturday morning. The rodeo kicked off at...

    “He’s a miracle!” 

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Tuesday was a birthday Ron Mann will never forget. It’s a miracle, according to his doctors, that he is able to...

    Cullman Caring for Kids faces food supply shortfalls as summer approaches

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman Caring for Kids, a child abuse prevention agency best known around the area for its food bank, is about to...

    COVID-19 – Then and now

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    With so many COVID-19 restrictions being lifted and more and more people being vaccinated, folks are finally able to return to their normal activities....

    Cullman Caring for Kids unveils new mobile food bank

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman Caring for Kids on Friday unveiled its newest tool in the fight against hunger among families in need: a mobile...

    Annual baby bottle fundraising drive underway for First Source for Women

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    CULLMAN COUNTY, Ala. - Faith-based pregnancy resource service First Source for Women has begun its annual baby bottle change fundraising drive. The monetary collection...

    Dodge City opens new playground at Ray Park tomorrow

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    DODGE CITY, Ala. - Dodge City Mayor Tawana Canada announced Thursday afternoon that new playground equipment for Ray Park near Town Hall will be...

    Mother’s Day: Local mothers share what they’d love the most!

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    Mother’s Day is this Sunday and before you head out the door to select the perfect card or gift, listen to what these local...

    Food that touches the soul

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala.- “Food that touches the soul.” That’s how the owner of Merriweather’s Soul Food describes what you can expect at their new restaurant...

    Editorial: What Do Moms Want?

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    Mother’s Day is just a week away and compared to last year’s quarantined Mother’s Day, this year, shopping and planning a special day for...

    How safe rooms save lives

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - In 2004, Keith and Deborah Crumbley were selected as part of a FEMA grant program to have a safe room installed...

    Planning the perfect picnic

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    AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Spring has sprung. The weather is warming up and nature is starting to teem with new life. Since Friday was...

    Grand re-opening celebration held at Art Park

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman Parks, Recreation and Sports Tourism (CPRST) on Thursday officially reopened Art Park off Main Avenue on the city’s west side....

    Married at 17: couple returns to Cullman to celebrate 56 years...

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - As he walked across the yard to pick her up for the first time, she turned to her aunt and said,...

    Getting outside to enjoy spring weather

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    AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala.—Spring is here once again. That means getting the family together and spending time outdoors. However, sometimes we need a boost to...

    Senior Spotlight: Ruth Brigham, pt 2

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    In 1951, Harold and Ruth Brigham moved their young family from Washington D.C. to Cullman County. They would call Hanceville home and eventually have...

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

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - St. Paul’s Lutheran School in March named alumnus Michael Heatherly as the recipient of its second Impact Award, said to be...

    Children share why they love Easter

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    Colin Hyde- age 11 What do you like about Easter? I like the competition about Easter eggs and I really like to find all of...

    The family that studies together stays together

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. — As spring unwinds and summer nears, high school graduates from all across the Southeast will soon be poised to begin their...

    CCCDC student welcomes dad home from Air Force with the help...

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     CULLMAN, Ala. - When the classmates of 8-year-old Hayden Herron heard that his father, William Herron, would be returning from his overseas deployment with...
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    2nd Fridays returns to downtown Cullman

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    Cullman High School’s Lindsey Lowery won a free 2nd Fridays booth for her business “Pixie Fudge” in a competition sponsored by the Cullman Area...

    Cullman Christmas tradition: Sacred Heart Children’s Christmas Eve Pageant and Mass

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    New pageant director Monica Windham with daughter Jordan Windham (L) and niece Anna Hilb (R) / W.C. Mann CULLMAN - At Sacred Heart of Jesus...

    Baileyton enjoys annual Christmas celebration

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    Children look over tables full of gifts at the Town of Baileyton's Christmas celebration on Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017. / Heather Mann BAILEYTON - Christmas...

    Holly Pond Christmas parade, ‘Cards in the Park’ defy elements

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    Santa stayed warm while visiting with children at this year’s Holly Pond Christmas celebration. / W.C. Mann HOLLY POND - On Saturday afternoon, the town...

    Garden City First Baptist hosts 3rd annual Christmas carnival

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    A young guest gets a hug at Sunday’s Christmas carnival at Garden City First Baptist Church. / Nick Griffin GARDEN CITY - Garden City First...

    Shrine offering free horse-drawn wagon rides for Christmas

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    Shrine staff participated in this year’s county Christmas parade in Hanceville. / W.C. Mann HANCEVILLE - In our promised search for non-commercial Christmas doings this...

    Community, holiday spirit on full display in Good Hope

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    Girl Scouts from Troop 10438 walk in the Good Hope Christmas parade on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017. / Nick Griffin GOOD HOPE - Saturday was...

    Weekend Christmas events

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    CULLMAN - Below is a list of Christmas events happening around the community this weekend. For more details, visit www.CullmanTribune.com/calendar.   (Some text provided by individual...

    Mini rodeo, maximum success: sheriff’s event brings joy to special needs...

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    Cullman County Sheriff Matt Gentry and his son participate in the stick horse races at the mini rodeo on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. /...

    Holly Pond Christmas Parade Dec. 9; ‘Cards in the Park’ through...

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    Holly Pond’s annual Christmas Parade will take place on Saturday, Dec. 9. / Tribune file photo, 2016 HOLLY POND - In cooperation with the merchants...

    Cullman Co. Christmas Parade rolls through Hanceville

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    The 28th annual Cullman County Christmas Parade rolled through Hanceville on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017. / W.C Mann HANCEVILLE - On Saturday afternoon, the city...

    Big tree, big crowd

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    The 41-foot-tall Christmas tree was a sight to behold, especially after the “snow” began to drift down from its top. / W.C. Mann Man, what...

    Saturday Christmas events

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    CULLMAN - Below is a list of Christmas events happening around town today, Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017. For more details, visit www.CullmanTribune.com/calendar. (Some text provided...

    Weekend holiday happenings (starting Friday morning!)

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    CULLMAN - Below is a list of Christmas events for you to enjoy this weekend, beginning Friday morning at 9 a.m. For more details,...

    Lighting up the holidays: 15th annual Winter Wonderland kicks off Friday...

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    Visitors enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride at 2016’s Winter Wonderland at Sportsman Lake Park. This year’s event kicks off Friday, Dec. 1 at 5...

    28th annual Cullman County Christmas Parade Saturday

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    The Hanceville Senior Center float was one of many in the 2016 Cullman County Christmas Parade. This year’s parade will take place on Saturday...

    Christmas in Cullman Parade and Festival, Holly Market set for Dec....

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    Vendor Jackie Wade at the 2016 Holly Market Christmas Arts & Crafts Show. This year's show will take place Friday, Dec. 1 from 9...

    Ho! Ho! Ho! Christmas Show raises funds for Christmas Love

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    CULLMAN - The 31st annual Ho! Ho! Ho! Christmas Show was held at Depot Park on Saturday and featured a huge selection of vehicles...

    A scary good time at Cullman Regional

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    CULLMAN - Thousands of excited trick or treaters and their parents packed the Cullman Regional parking lot Thursday evening for the hospital’s third annual...

    2017 Festival and Trunk or Treat Guide

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    CULLMAN - Halloween is quickly approaching, and many area churches and organizations are holding trunk-or-treat events and fall festivals as an alternative to traditional...

    Full slate of community events this weekend

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    CULLMAN - This weekend is packed with activities on both Saturday and Sunday. See some of the highlights below. See full details on all...

    Peinhardt Farm Day this Saturday

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    Dr. Bill Peinhardt at the Dingler Cabin in the farm’s east pasture / W.C. Mann   We’re really blessed, because we’ll have as many as 200...

    63rd annual Cullman County Fair underway

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    CULLMAN - The 63rd annual Cullman County Fair got underway Thursday afternoon with the raising of the Cullman Lions Club’s new 12 -by-18-foot American...

    Step right up! Cullman County Fair opens today

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    The Cullman County Fair will run from Sept. 21-30. / Tribune File Photo CULLMAN - The smell of funnel cakes and candy apples will fill...

    Depot Day a way for United Way to get the word...

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    The inflatable water slide was a huge hit with the kids at Saturday's Depot Day at Depot Park. / W.C. Mann CULLMAN - On Saturday...
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    2nd Fridays no. 3 in the books

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    Cullman Rocks, Cullman City Rocks and Hanceville Rocks all set up a free rock-painting area near one of the music stages at Friday night's...

    Bernard Blues and BBQ Festival set for Sept. 9-10

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    The Bernard Blues and BBQ Festival will be held Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 9-10. / Joyce Nix CULLMAN - Saint Bernard Prep School is adding...

    2nd dive-in movie of the season Thursday night at CWAC

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    Guests enjoy a dive-in movie at the Cullman Wellness & Aquatic Center last summer. / Tribune File Photo CULLMAN - The second of one of...

    Desperation Church treats community to fireworks, much more

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    Patriots of all ages came dressed in their best red, white and blue. / W.C. Mann CULLMAN - Many came out for the fireworks, but...

    Fairview’s 16th annual Freedom Celebration: small town delight

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    The fireworks display capped off a day of fellowship at Fairview Community Park. / Heather Mann FAIRVIEW - The community of Fairview, like many across...
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    2nd Fridays event kicks off summer evening series

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    CULLMAN - The Festhalle and Warehouse District were hopping Friday night, as the Cullman Area Chamber of Commerce and Cullman Parks and Recreation held...

    Plenty to do on Saturday

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    CULLMAN - If you are looking for something to do in and around Cullman on Saturday, there are plenty of options from which to...

    Dodge City Days all day Saturday

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    DODGE CITY - Dodge City Days is rolling into town tomorrow. Said Dodge City Mayor Tawana Canada, the town holds the event so community...

    1st dive-in movie of the season Thursday night at CWAC

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    Guests enjoy a dive-in movie at the Cullman Wellness & Aquatic Center last June. CULLMAN - One of Cullman Parks and Rec's most popular summer...

    Mother’s Day Profile: Mrs. Gracie Grissom

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    Mom's 100th birthday celebration with family last November It isn’t every day that you celebrate a century milestone. Most of us have never known anyone...

    Fairview Lions hosting free outdoor movie nights in May, June

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    Stock image: eatseehear.com FAIRVIEW - The Fairview Lions Club continues its commitment to family-friendly community activities at Fairview Park with a free outdoor movie night...

    Perfect weather for Saturday’s Strawberry Festival

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    Crowds filled Depot Park, the Festhalle and all the space between.   CULLMAN - Whatever evil the weather did to day one of the 2017 Strawberry...

    Saturday event guide: May 6

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    CULLMAN - Friday was wet and blustery, but good weather is on tap for Saturday. According to the National Weather Service, Cullman will enjoy...

    Richter’s celebrates 70th anniversary

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    Old family photos can be found throughout the Richter’s store. CULLMAN - In 1947, the first O.F. Richter & Sons opened for business in Cullman....

    Saturday event guide: April 22

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    CULLMAN COUNTY - The weekend is here, and in Cullman that means plenty of family-friendly events. The National Weather Service is forecasting showers and...

    Saturday event guide: April 15

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    CULLMAN COUNTY - It's Easter weekend, and the weather is gorgeous. Get out and enjoy one of these fun Saturday events! As always, if you...

    Local group hosts Autism & Special Needs Awareness Day at Heritage...

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    Winners of the special needs walk display their medals and trophies. CULLMAN - On Saturday, members of the Cullman Autism and Special Needs Family Support...

    2017 Safe Kids Expo encourages child safety- and lots of fun

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    CULLMAN - On Saturday, Brooks’ Place celebrated its 14th annual Safe Kids Expo at Sportsman Lake Park in Cullman.  The event, sponsored by several...