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Wallace State’s employees officially kicked off the beginning of the 2018-19 academic year last week at the college’s annual Convocation, welcoming Brittany Wagner as the keynote speaker.

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Lance Self, founder and CEO of Cullman-based Zero RPM, has earned the 2018 Most Outstanding Wallace State Alumni award.

The Wallace State Community College Theatre program will host auditions for the roles of Jane and Michael Banks for its upcoming production of “Mary Poppins.” 

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Brooke Desnoës, founder and artistic director of the Academie Americaine de Danse de Paris, today known as the Académie de l’Art de la Danse et de sa Pédagogie (AADP), is returning home to the Cullman area twenty years in France to head up a new dance program at Wallace State Community College.

The reviews are correct. "Won't You Be My Neighbor?," the new documentary about pioneering children's host Fred Rogers, is very good.

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LOS ANGELES — "Game of Thrones" roared back onto the Emmy battlefield, topping Thursday's nominations with 22 bids but with a formidable opponent in last year's winner "The Handmaid's Tale," while a streaming platform made history by earning the most bids for the first time.

The Cullman Masonic Lodge No 421 recently presented a check to Cullman Caring for Kids. Pictured, from left, area Worshipful Master William C. Langlois, Cullman Caring ofr Kids Director Javon Daniel and Michael McKerley.

The Cullman Elks Lodge was recently awarded first place in Alabama’s Parade of Lodges at the Elks' state convention. All Alabama Elks lodges took part in this competition that recognizes volunteer work and community service. Pictured, from left, are Patrick James, PER, Trustee; Dale Ball, ER…

The Wallace State Community College Alumni Association will host a fundraiser Monday, July 30, that will let area residents put their creativity to use to create personalized wall or door hangings.

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Second Lt. Robert R. Keown was piloting his P-38 aircraft to an airfield after a mission in 1944 when it crashed into a mountain in Papua New Guinea. World War II ended without Keown's family knowing what had happened to him, and the military later declared him dead.

Here is a look at people who applied for marriage licenses in the Cullman County Probate Office from April 23 to May 17:

Lake Geneva, Wis., became well-known in the late 1800s as a summer destination for wealthy Chicago families, many of whom built upscale homes in and near the town.

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Forget the gray, green and brown dinosaurs in the "Jurassic Park" movies. Paleontologist Jack Horner wants to transport people back in time to see a feathered Tyrannosaurus rex colored bright red and a blue triceratops with red fringe similar to a rooster's comb.

The Cullman Monday Night Duplicate Bridge Club winners for April 23, 2018, were: Algene Kuchinka and Jean Kessinger, first and Kathy Dubberly and Margaret Phillips, second.

Family and friends of upcoming graduates of the Class of 2018 at Wallace State Community College can show their support for them and the college at the same time by purchasing bouquets of flowers and/or a Class of 2018 T-shirt to present to the new graduates at the May 11 commencement exercises.

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Step inside the Red Door Cafe and the spirit of the building’s old days as a boarding house wafts through the air in the form of homemade meatloaf, macaroni and cheese, or chicken and dumplings.

The newest members of Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Cullman were baptized, confirmed and received the Holy Eucharist during Easter Vigil services.

Here is a look at people who applied for marriage licenses in the Cullman County Probate Office from March 15-27:

Clinton George Morgan of Cullman and Sara Alyse Teichmiller of Vinemont.

James Darron Adams and Telisha Dean Butler Wyatt, both of Cullman.

John Connor Adams of Cullman and Anna Victoria Joyner of Hanceville.

Jeremy Wayne Hays and Kelly Lynne Briscoe Ziannis, both of Cullman.

Corey Allen Smith of Falkville and Erica Rena Crabtree Smith of Cullman.

Daniel Titus Ballew and Kimberly Kaye Stanley Turner, both of Hanceville.

Anthony Dewayne Swindle and Christina Ann Baez King, both of Cullman.

Joseph Lehman Brown II of Pinson and Ellery He is Freeman of Warrior.

Joseph Earle Sasser II and Kayecea Rannelle Chandler, both of Hartselle.

Terry Andrew Wendel and Laura Ann Prouhet, both of Acworth, Ga.

Kyle Houston Spears and Britney Megan Schultz, both of Hanceville.

Andrew Joseph Stevenson and Madison Baylee Ayers, both of Cullman.

Brayden Delmer Bailey and Haili Michelle Needham, both of Cullman.

Kyle Blake Williams of Logan and Sharon Jane Breedlove of Cullman.

William Kenton Reese Parker and Nirvana Mercedez Lynn Durham Greg, both of Cullman.

Jonathan Eric Myers and Tonea Kay Parker, both of Cullman.

Aaron Ashley Goodman of Cullman and Madison Ashley White of Albertville.

Samuel Harrison Crumbley of Cullman and Ashleigh Noelle Fowler of Crane Hill.

Will Jeremy Ducan of Logan and Kayla Nicole Graham of Cullman.

Kenneth Kyle Sullins and Kendra Michele Shaw, both of Vinemont.

Chris Dwight Sears of Holly Pond and Jennifer Susan Brindley Brown of Eva.

Jake Joseph George Jones and Elizabeth Ramirez, both of Cullman.

James Matthew Hill and Bridget Michelle Rushing Williams, both of Crane Hill.

Hunter Daniel Lee Gant and Morgan Leigh McCarty, both of Arab.

Anthony Levi Cordova and Victoria Lynn Metcalfe, both of Cullman.

These ratings are taken from the Alabama Department of Public Health Website at foodscores.state.al.us.

Scoring System

The overall score determines the reinspection schedule and the use of enforcement actions:

Scoring between 85 and 100: Establishments are considered to be in satisfactory compliance and are inspected on routine schedule.

Scoring between 70 and 84: Establishments require a follow-up inspection within 60 days.

Scoring 60-69: Establishments require follow-up and reinspection within 48 hours. 

Scoring below 60: Establishments are closed immediately. Scores may be accessed at adph.org.

All As

Third Grade: Kylee Aughinbaugh, Phoenix Burley, Hollyn Bruer, Elijah Cole, Ethan Day, Baylee Dye, Emmylou Early, Lainey Gerstman, Emilee Light-Gober, Kayleigh Light, Ben Myers, Olivia Parker, Leila Pearl, Colt Perdue, Logan Perdue, Zaxton Tubbs

Fourth Grade: Cheyenne Bishop, Ella Dickerson, Natalie Finch, Ally Finley, Aiden Freeman, Addison Jones, Tycen Kilgo, Addison Kilgo, Ty Peppers, Ash’Bie Rhodes, Sadie Smith, Megan Starnes

Fifth Grade: Cameron Baty, Taylor Feretti, Kenady Graves, Skylar Holliman, Dixie Light, Adriana Young 

Sixth Grade: Dakota Barnett, Ella Bruer, Ciara Calvert, Evan Freeman, Reagan Parris, Malaya Taylor, Allison White, Kaylee Windsor, Madison Yennerell

The ladies of the Berlin Sunshine Club met Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, at the Berlin Community Center. Jill Hollis and Ann Bishop coordinated the potluck meal, which was prepared and served by members.

These ratings are taken from the Alabama Department of Public Health Website at foodscores.state.al.us.

Scoring System

The overall score determines the reinspection schedule and the use of enforcement actions:

Scoring between 85 and 100: Establishments are considered to be in satisfactory compliance and are inspected on routine schedule.

Scoring between 70 and 84: Establishments require a follow-up inspection within 60 days.

Scoring 60-69: Establishments require follow-up and reinspection within 48 hours. 

Scoring below 60: Establishments are closed immediately. Scores may be accessed at www.adph.org.

Share Club met Jan. 9, 2018, at Grumpy's Italian Grill. President Delane Milligan called the meeting to order, followed by the reading of the Club Collect by Connie Sandlin. Jennifer Shugarts called roll, and the minutes from last month were read and approved.

Share Club had its Christmas social on Dec. 12, 2017, at TP County Club. President Delane Milligan called the group to order, followed by the reading of the Club Collect by Mary Barnes.

The Wallace State Community College Quiz Bowl team earned a trip to the National Academic Quiz Tournaments’ Community College Championship in Chicago, Ill., after qualifying for the event in competition held last month at Bevill State. This will be the team's third trip to nationals, finishing 11th in the nation in 2012 and 9th last year in Minneapolis, Minnesota. They will enter the 2018 national tournament with their best regular-season record.

The 91 Homemakers Club met Feb. 8. Mabra Hulsey was the hostess. The president called the meeting to order and regular business was conducted. The flag was presented by the vice president and the hostess read the devoted from a book of daily devotions.