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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...

    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...

    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...

    Confederate Memorial Park to host Civil War Living History & Skirmish

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    Marbury, Ala. - Confederate Memorial Park, a historic property of the Alabama Historical Commission, will host a special living history event on Saturday, April...

    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...

    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...

    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,...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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. 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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    Veteran Memorial: Lt. Cmdr. Roger Blaine Thrasher

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    Lt. Cmdr. Roger Blaine Thrasher  Roger Blaine Thrasher was born May 11, 1936 in Lawrence County, Alabama. He was the son of Cecil and Wilma...

    Veteran Memorial: Jackson Moses Sinyard Jr. 

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    Jackson Moses Sinyard Jr.   Jackson Sinyard Jr. was born June 19, 1932 in Cullman County. His parents were Jackson Moses Sinyard Sr. and Audie (Graves)...

    Veteran Memorial: Staff Sgt. Jerold Jerome Shelton

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    Staff Sgt. Jerold Jerome Shelton  Jerold Jerome Shelton was born Oct. 27, 1947, in Cullman County. He was the son of Ms. Luesyble Shelton. By...

    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...

    Veteran Memorial: Preston Hewlett Kilgo

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    Preston Hewlett Kilgo  Preston Hewlett Kilgo was born Jan. 31, 1933, in Cullman County. He was the son of Preston H. and Edith Rae (McManus)...

    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...

    Veteran Memorial: William Emry McConnell

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    William Emry McConnell  William Emry McConnell was born July 21, 1891, in Cullman County to William H. and Martha A. McConnell. He registered for the...

    Veteran Memorial: Bertis Emry Green

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    Bertis Emry Green  Bertis Emry Green was born May 14, 1917, to parents Jesse James and Mattie Estelle Green. They lived in the Etha community...