Cindy Yates caught a stunning photo of a Chinook helicopter recently making a landing at the Guntersville Municipal Airport.
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.
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…
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.”
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.
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.