Cullman County Newswire

Cullman County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Cullman County, AL.

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  1. 1 killed, 2 injured in weekend crash in Cullman CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Alabama Live

    Jimmy Ray Wakefield, 44, of Jasper was driving a Mazda pickup truck around 3:32 p.m. on Alabama 69, about eight miles south of Dodge City, when his truck collided with a Chevy truck driven by Kenny Hamm, 32, of Bay Minette, according to troopers. Wakefield was killed in the crash.

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  2. Alabama residents' lawsuit claims Ted Cruz ineligible to run for presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Alabama Live

    Five Cullman County residents - all supporters of Donald Trump - filed a federal lawsuit this week against 2016 Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz, alleging that the Texas senator is ineligible for the presidency because he's not a natural born citizen. The Drake Law Firm in Cullman sent the lawsuit to AL.com on Friday.

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  3. RAW video released of shootout between MO couple and policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... the actual shooting is not captured but you can hear the gunshots from the shootout in the background. The Cullman County Sheriff's Office arrested nine people after the execution of a search warrant late Wednesday night. The Cullman County ...

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  4. 9 arrested during drug bust in Cullman Co., 10 grams of meth seizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... drug pushers and several of them are not from our community, it sends the message we don't want your drugs in Cullman County and if you come here you will go to jail," said Sheriff Matt Gentry. "I would also like to thank CNET and our deputies for ...

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  5. 9 arrested in Cullman County meth bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Alabama Live

    Agents with the Cullman Narcotics Enforcement Team and Cullman County sheriff's deputies executed a search warrant in the 800 block of County Road 1319, also known as Basch Road, on Thursday. Upon entry, they arrested the suspects who had warrants as well as several others after methamphetamine, other drugs and paraphernalia were found.

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  6. 10 most conservative Alabama lawmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Alabama Live

    Even in mostly Red Alabama, not all lawmakers even Republican ones are in agreement over every topic. You can see that in a recent ranking of what one group said are the most conservative lawmakers in Alabama.

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  7. Moped driver killed in Cullman County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Alabama Live

    The crash occurred shortly before 10:30 a.m. on Alabama 157 approximately two miles north of Cullman. Alabama State Troopers report a 2010 Volkswagen struck a 2013 Jonway moped.

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  8. Walker routs Hanceville on Senior NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... boards on defense and knocked down 11 3-pointers against the leg-weary Bulldogs. Hanceville, which won the Cullman County Tournament title over Cold Springs on Wednesday, jumped out to a 9-3 lead. The Bulldogs led 11-6 when Cox drilled a 3-pointer ...

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  9. Elderly man hit by car, killed in Cullman CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | WAAY

    An 80-year-old man died after he was hit by a car Wednesday afternoon in Cullman County, the Alabama Department of Public Service reported. Ervil Lee Ballenger was struck on Cullman County 8 roughly five miles south of Dodge City.

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  10. 80-year-old Cullman area man struck, killed by vehicle while checking mailboxRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Alabama Live

    Alabama State Troopers report that Ervil Lee Ballenger, 80, was hit by a 2001 Chrysler on Cullman County 8 about five miles south of Dodge City. It happened shortly before 3:30 p.m. He said the 34-year-old driver was coming over the hill and didn't see Ballenger in time to swerve.

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  11. Two Men Indicted on Federal Child Pornography ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    A federal grand jury has returned child porn indictments on 2 north Alabama men. 46-year-old Frank Dewayne Kelley of DeKalb county and 36-year-old James Keith Stewart of Cullman county are charged with receiving, distributing and possessing child pornography.

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  12. Town seeks funding to repair roadsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... fix. a Welch spoke of Oakman Police Officer Jack Cooley's passing. Cooley died in an automobile accident in Cullman County in December, after serving 40 years in law enforcement. To honor Cooley's memory, Welch said he would like the council to ...

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  13. New interchange on I-65/CR 222 opens in Cullman CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Starting Friday, I-65 commuters will find it easier to get to or in some cases to get past certain parts of Cullman County. The opening of a new interchange will mean a quicker trip to and from work and for others it means just one less construction slow down on I-65 between Huntsville and Birmingham.

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  14. Some schools dismissing early ahead of winter weather threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | WTVM

    ... the threat of winter weather. Coosa County Schools: Closing at 11 a.m. Cullman City Schools: Closing at noon. Cullman County Schools: Closing at noon Dekalb County Schools: Closing at 11:30 a.m. Fayette County Schools: Closing at 11:30 a.m. Greater ...

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  15. Alabama CON ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | JD Supra

    AL2015-014, The Heath Care Authority of Cullman County d/b/a Cullman Regional Medical Center, Inc., Cullman, AL: Proposes to relicense thirty acute care beds that were previously acquired through CON 2278-H-E. CON 2710-H was issued April 2, 2015.

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  16. Tests show Smith Lake one of the cleanest in AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Lewis Smith Lake, as seen in this aerial photo from 2012, is one of the cleanest lakes in the state according to Alabama Water Watch, a volunteer-led water quality monitoring program. File photo- Ron Harris Members of the Smith Lake Civic Association in Walker County, Winston County Smith Lake Advocacy and the Smith Lake Environmental Preservation Committee in Cullman County met Saturday at the Smith Lake Civic Center in Curry for a "State of the Lake" meeting.

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  17. Cullman ends 2015 with new peak in home pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | Alabama Live

    ... Since bottoming out at $85,000 in 2005, home prices have, for the most part, been on the rise in Cullman. The Cullman County Residential Monthly Report is work product developed in conjunction with the Cullman Association of REALTORS to better serve ...

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  18. Fire destroys children's building at Alabama worship centerRead the original story

    Monday Jan 18 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    Authorities say a large fire destroyed the children's building and caused heavy smoke damage to the sanctuary of a north Alabama church. WHNT-TV reports that the blaze at Simcoe Worship Center in Cullman County began shortly before 7 a.m. Monday, when passing motorists spotted smoke.

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  19. Fire crews battle blaze at Cullman County churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | Alabama Live

    ... Christmas. Fire units from Gold Ridge, Berlin and Fairview responded to the scene, as did personnel from the Cullman County Sheriff's Office who had to shut down part of Highway 69.

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  20. 21 of the South's most picturesque covered bridgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | Alabama Live

    ... by General Herman Haupt, according to its website. Clarkson-Legg is a 270-foot span over Crooked Creek in Cullman County. Built 190; burned and rebuilt in 1920. Open to walking traffic. Coldwater is a 60-foot span over an inlet in Oxford Lake. Built ...

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