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The sales tax holiday on back-to-school items kicks off at 12:01 a.m. Friday, July 16, and runs through midnight, Sunday, July 18.

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Members of the Arab Junior HIgh School Quiz Bowl team finished first in the nation in the written portion of the National Quiz Bowl, held in Orlando, Fla. They took a 50-question test and scored better than any other team – more than 90 of them from all over the country. The team also finish…

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Time magazine recently sent a reporter to Arab to interview locals for a story on Joshua James, the Arab resident accused in the Jan. 6 insurrection of the U.S. Capitol.

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Financially, Arab’s sales tax collections totaled $1,019,403 for the month of May, reflecting sales in April.

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Four students from Arab High School will compete in the 2021 U.S. Armey JROTC Academic Bowl later this month in Washington, D.C.

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Attorneys for Joshua James of Arab have filed a motion in federal court asked that some of the charges against him be dismissed. Other Oath Keepers have filed similar motions.

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If he doesn’t strike a plea deal, Joshua James of Arab will go to trial on Jan. 31, 2022, or April 19, 2022.

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Korrigan Stanfield, a fifth grader won the Susan B. Willis Award at the end of the school year at Arab Elementary School.

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The South’s Fastest Water is back in action this weekend. Several classes of hydroplane boats and jet-skis will be racing June 26-27 to win the title of the Southern Cup.

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The employees of AlaTrade now effectively own the chicken processing company where they work. A growth from the corporate culture Davis Lee created, his decision to create an ESOP (employee stock ownership plan) makes AlaTrade – which provides jobs for about 1,800 people – one of largest emp…

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The Arab Downtown Merchants Association is hosting an event in support of Teresa Duke, the owner of Merle Norman downtown. Duke was recently diagnosed with ovarian cancer and doctors discovered that the cancer had spread to other parts of her body.

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John Brady Bowman is the Salutatorian of the 2021 Class of Arab High School. He is the son of Joel Bowman and Lisa Bowman.

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Emily Ray is the Valedictorian of the 2021 Class of Arab High School. She is the daughter of Rob and Dawn Ray.

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Caring Heart Thrift Store, located on Main Street in Arab donated $10,000 to Kelley’s Rainbow last week. KR is the domestic violence shelter in Marshall County.

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Marshall Medical Centers announced a new partnership with Mayo Medical Laboratories, which gives the hospital system access to Mayo Clinic’s more than 3,000 laboratory tests in every subspecialty of medicine.

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The Arab City Board of Education approved numerous personnel recommendations last week including 14 resignations and five retirements.

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The city of Arab set a new record for sales tax collections in April, reflecting March sales.

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About 50-75 people turned out for the Memorial Day service in Arab Monday. Those participating in the ceremony included the Arab Veterans of Foreign Wars, Disabled American Veterans and American Legion.

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The Arab High School class of 2021 will graduate Friday night at the old football stadium on the AHS campus at 7 p.m. It's at the old stadium becuase the new staidum is getting new turf (see page 6A). For a list of their names, please see page 4A of today's Tribune. This class was awarded mo…

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Each year Memorial Day is observed on the last Monday in May. On that day we pay tribute to those who died while serving this nation.

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The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office has taken another step investigators hope will help close the office’s oldest cold case by using new DNA technology.

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As expected, Mayor Bob Joslin told the Arab City Council he is formally recommending doing away with Arab’s outdoor weather alert sirens and purchasing weather alert radios for those who need one.

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David Johnston, the man who killed Kelley Rutledge Johnston in a domestic violence incident in July 2000, will have a parole hearing in Montgomery on May 25.

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This is Fitzgerald II. "Fitz" is a service trained facility dog that works with clients in a criminal justice setting. This week, he's in Marshall County at a sex offender trial where the victim is a child under the age of 12. Fitz sits with the child while she is on the stand to help keep h…

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Recycling could return to Arab relatively soon, but if so it won’t be under a city contract.

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Curbside recycling pickup will come to an end in Arab soon, following a special meeting of the Arab City Council Monday afternoon.

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Kenneth Don Malone, 58, of the New Canaan community just south of Arab, was scheduled to have a stand-your-ground hearing in Cullman County Circuit Court on April 9, but it was postponed.

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The Arab City Council still does not have a new garbage contract and will have a special meeting Monday at 12:30 p.m. to vote again on the issue.

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A senior, Alyssa Jones won the 2021 Miss Arab Pageant at the annual event last Saturday. She was crowned by 2020 Miss Arab Ryleigh Hardin. The daughter of Bobby Jones and Sherry Jones, Alyssa is an officer for AHS Student Council, HOSA and Spirit Club. She is also a member of AHS FCCLA, FHA …

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Federal prosecutors say Joshua James of Arab assaulted police officers while he was in the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 – and they want him back in jail while he awaits trial.

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Tommy Griffin, 74, probably better known as Mr. Morgan City, died Sunday at home surrounded by family and friends following a lengthy illness.

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Federal prosecutors have added more charges to an Arab man accused in the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol that could land him 20 years in federal prison.