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Guntersville has a distant connection to an interconnected story of deceit and crime, spanning from Fort Worth, Texas and Kansas City, Missouri to Los Angeles, California.

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In the spring of 1991, as a Christmas gift that year for our family, my great aunt, Glenda Garrett Blackmon, wrote a history of my great grandfather, (her father) Roy Garrett. Part of his early life was spent in Guntersville. The following are excerpts from what she wrote about that period i…

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Dr. Whitney A. Snow, an Associate Professor of History at Midwestern State University in Whichita Falls, Texas, and a Marshall County native, was the special guest speaker Sunday afternoon at the Guntersville Chamber of Commerce during the first meeting of the year for the Guntersville Histo…

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The Mountain Valley Arts Council has opened its August exhibit at the MVAC Gallery at 440 Gunter Avenue in Guntersville. This exhibit trifecta includes oil paintings, wood art, and quilts. The artists reception will be held August 10 from 5:30 until 7 p.m. 

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Pilgrim’s Guntersville announced it will hold a free COVID-19 vaccine clinic and give away free meat for a year to one lucky winner who gets vaccinated.

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Ryan Johnson, lockmaster at Guntersville Lock  was the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Employee of the Month for May, according to a story put out by the Corps. 

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Local historian Macey Taylor found an item in the Guntersville Democrat, forerunner of The Advertiser-Gleam, that made her wonder if it was the beginning of the Guntersville Tree Commission. 

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If you want to experience the Appalachian Trail, don’t let the seeming ruggedness of it or the 2,200-mile length keep you from exploring it.

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Roy Drinkard turned 101 this month, with his birthday celebrated twice, once at the Buck Island Bash on the 4th of July weekend and again in his current hometown of Cullman a week or so back. 

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Landon Hamilton of Grant is a proud Boy Scout of America, Troop 4173 of Guntersville. Landon is also the senior patrol leader of his group working on his Eagle Scout rank.

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Inviting Bob Tarter back for a second presentation, the Guntersville Library held his special animal presentation with “Animalogy” again on Wednesday, July 14.

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The Guntersville school system is in the middle of a big sports lighting project, replacing the old lights with new energy-efficient LED lighting. But there was some question about whether they would be able to replace the lights on the highest poles in the middle of Chorba-Lee Stadium befor…

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The small idea of a way to give back to a local animal shelter payed off big for local radio station WQSB in Albertville.

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When the City Council approved a measure at its last meeting banning tobacco in city facilities, it reminded local historian Macey Taylor of a story she’d come across about a county judge way back in 1896 who forbade the use of tobacco in his courtroom.

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Avid photographer Bob Blankenship got a rare opportunity a week or two back when taking pictures of an osprey nest.

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Guntersville volleyball coach Jimmy Latta has overseen a blast of a fundraiser the past 11 years for the school’s program.

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DAR High School has an audiovisual class and it is getting more in-depth and earning more accolades all the time:

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With the ongoing flap about the Confederate monument and flag at the branch Courthouse in Albertville, a reader asked us to point something out to “set the record straight.”

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A group of Boy Scouts left Guntersville on Friday, June 18, for a road trip to Philmont, New Mexico. This long-awaited excursion to a nationally-renowned Scout Ranch has kept the scouts with their eyes up for the past year and the time has finally come.

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We told previously how 2 sailors from Marshall County died at Pearl Harbor, Curt Battles aboard the Oklahoma and Millard Charles Bishop aboard the Arizona. 

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The Guntersville Library held a special animal presentation on Wednesday, June 16, as a part of their summer reading program “Tails and Tales.”

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The shooting at fire hydrant manufacturer Mueller Tuesday morning is not the first workplace shooting to ever take place in Marshall County.

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Anyone driving in or out of Guntersville on the river bridge Monday afternoon might have caught a glimpse of a unique vessel floating on the lake.

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In recent coverage of Curt Battles’ remains being recovered this year after he went missing in action with the Navy in 1941 during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, we said he was apparently Marshall County’s first casualty of World War II.

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For the second time in the last two months, someone from Grant has killed a large rattlesnake. This time it was Michael Green and his friend Corey Edmondson.

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Capt. Mark and Bren Mills, proprietors of Lake and River Fun river cruises, are freshly back from a river adventure that would have made Mississippi Bill Harris proud.

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B.B. Hudspeth has joined the Mayberry Man movie, a film inspired by The Andy Griffith Show, as an executive producer.

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Not many people can take their blood line back to the Cherokee Indian Nation and a tribal chief. However, Roland Matthews of Grant can do it.