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2003

  • 29 Jan 2003 The Cullman Times - "Duck River dam back in the courts"

2000

  • 10 December 2000 The Cullman Times - "Taming the Duck"
  • 29 November 2000 The Cullman Times - "Ruling expected shortly"
  • 29 November 2000 The Cullman Times - "Construction, rains raising level of lake"
  • 31 October 2000 The Cullman Times - "Voluntary Water Cuts to be Asked"
  • 17 August 2000 The Cullman Times - "Board votes to raise lake"
  • 25 July 2000 The Cullman Times - "Hanceville debates new water contract"
  • 30 April 2000 The Cullman Times - "Duck River dam project runs into stumbling blocks"
  • 19 April 2000 The Hanceville Herald - "Water Board Votes to Approve New Contract With Cullman for Water"
  • 18 April 2000 The Cullman Times - "Water may taste funny, but it’s safe"
  • 12 April 2000 The Cullman Times - "Corps of Engineers sued over Duck River"
  • 11 April 2000 WildLaw - "Lawsuit over Duck River Dam Filed"
  • 9 April 2000 The Cullman Times - "New contracts prepared for water systems"
  • 31 March 2000 The Cullman Times - "Lake Catoma at full capacity"
  • 14 March 2000 The Cullman Times - "Commission split over bond for water system"
  • 11 March 2000 The Cullman Times - "Land acquisition could take two years"
  • 9 March 2000 The Cullman Times - "Positions filled to advance dam project"
  • 1 March 2000 The Cullman Times - "Progress on dam could move quickly"
  • 2 February 2000 The Cullman Times - "Work remains before ball gets rolling on dam"
  • 1 February 2000 The Cullman Times - "Contract gives life to Duck River dam"
  • 26 January 2000 The Cullman Times - "Duck River gets reprieve from EPA"
  • 5 January 2000 The Cullman Times - "Government ruling locks dam project"

1999

  • 31 December 1999 The Cullman Times - "Water level looks worse than it is"
  • 10 November 1999 The Cullman Times - "Water supply remains stable"
  • 29 September 1999 The Cullman Times - "Permits for dam project expected soon"
  • July 1999 US Army Corps of Engineers - "Water Quality Assessment for the Proposed Water Supply Reservoir, Duck River, Cullman, Alabama"
  • 23 June 1999 The Cullman Times - "Duck River Dam project continues on"
  • 25 May 1999 The Cullman Times - "City receives $5 million for water improvements"
  • 20 May 1999 The Cullman Times - "Financing team for dam may begin efforts in fall"
  • 22 April 1999 The Cullman Tribune - "From the Publisher's Pen"
  • 24 March 1999 The Cullman Times - "Work on dam could begin in one year"
  • 22 March 1999 The Birmingham News - "Water users due reports on quality"
  • 17 March 1999 The Community Shopper's Guide - "Advertisement by Friends of Mulberry Fork River"
  • 3 March 1999 The Cullman Times - "Duck Creek-Mulberry Fork areas receive limited conservation funding"
  • 21 January 1999 The Cullman Times - "Cullman County water gets a check up"
  • 21 January 1999 The Cullman Times - "Officials visit archaeological sites"
  • 21 January 1999 The Cullman Times - Editorial "Citizen panel shows involvement"
  • 20 January 1999 The Cullman Times - "Archaeologist studies Duck River Dam site"

1998

  • 5 December 1998 The Cullman Times - "Brown tap water draws complaints"
  • 19 November 1998Board meeting
  • 12 November 1998 The Cullman Times - "Terry, Dillashaw look back on four years of service"
  • 4 November 1998 The Cullman Times - "Whisenant and Harbison claim commission seats"
  • 23 October 1998 The Cullman Times - "Duck River project continues as planned"
  • 8 October 1998 The Cullman Times - "Officials discuss solutions to water shortage"
  • 6 October 1998 The Cullman Times - "Cold Springs residents suffer water shortage"
  • 30 September 1998 The Cullman Times - "Duck River studies to be completed by year's end"
  • 11 September 1998 The Cullman Tribune - "Water Conservation - URGENT!"
  • 9 September 1998 The Cullman Times - "Water in short supply"
  • September 1998 US Army Corps of Engineers - "Environmental Assessment - Cullman-Morgan Water District Emergency/Alternative Water Supply Project Duck River Impoundment"
  • 19 August 1998 The Hanceville Herald - "Hanceville Water Board Signs Water Contract"
  • 19 August 1998 The Cullman Times - "Signed, sealed, delivered"
  • 18 August 1998 The Cullman Times - "Johnson Crossing commits to dam project"
  • 16 August 1998 The Cullman Times - "Letters to the Editor - Looking for answers in the water supply issue"
  • 13 August 1998 The Cullman Tribune - "Tempers Flare ---Accusations Made"
  • 12 August 1998
    The Cullman Times - "Two more sign on to dam project"
  • 11 August 1998 The Cullman Times - "Terry, Dillashaw override Spear's objections to dam"
  • 9 August 1998 The Cullman Times - "Duck River is the best solution to water issue"
  • 6 August 1998 The Cullman Tribune - "Dear Editor"
  • 5 August 1998 The Cullman Times - "Two more groups commit to Duck River"
  • 5 August 1998 The Cullman Times - "VAW discusses options in Duck River project"
  • 1 August 1998 The Cullman Times - "City officials sign Duck River contract"
  • 30 July 1998 The Cullman Tribune - "From The Publisher's Pen"
  • 30 July 1998 The Cullman Tribune - "Terry and Dillashaw Commit County To Duck River Reservoir Project"
  • 29 July 1998 The Hanceville Herald - "Hanceville Water Board Approves Large Increases in Both Water and Sewer Rates"
  • 28 July 1998 The Cullman Times - "Commission votes 2-1 to participate in Duck River project"
  • 24 July 1998 The Cullman Times - "Debates over dam rage on"
  • 19 July 1998 The Cullman Times - "Duck River Dam project moves closer to reality"
  • 19 July 1998 The Cullman Times - "County commission chairman remains opposed to proposal"
  • 19 July 1998 The Cullman Times - "Residents near river feel the heartbreak of relocation"
  • 19 July 1998 The Cullman Times - "Environmentalists support alternative plan to Duck River"
  • 17 July 1998 The Cullman Times - "Deadline set to commit to dam project"
  • 10 July 1998 The Cullman Times - "Contracts discussed for dam"
  • 8 July 1998 The Cullman Times - "Community voices concerns over conditions of roadways"
  • 3 July 1998 The Cullman Times - "Contracts suggested as funding solution"
  • 2 July 1998 The Cullman Tribune - "Water Shortage May Be Looming!"
  • 17 June 1998 The Cullman Times - "Review team impressed with design of dam"
  • 5 June 1998 The Cullman Times - "District chooses smaller buffer zone"
  • 22 May 1998 The Cullman Times - "Landowners express views on buffer zone"
  • 15 May 1998 The Cullman Times - "County discusses increasing water rates"
  • 12 May 1998 The Cullman Times - "Council increases water rates"
  • 8 May 1998 The Cullman Times - "Landowners get choice in buffer zone options"
  • 4 May 1998 Buffer zone letter from the Cullman - Morgan Water District
  • May/June 1998 Wild Alabama Magazine (#14) - "Duck River: an endangered species"
  • 29 April 1998 The Cullman Times - "Duck River dam price tag getting bigger"
  • 28 April 1998 The Cullman Times - "City council considering rate increase"
  • 2 April 1998 The Cullman Tribune - "Catch 22 Won't Hold Water"
  • 27 March 1998 The Cullman Times - "County wary of entering into dam project"
  • 25 March 1998 The Cullman Times - "Landowners question key issues of dam project"
  • 24 March 1998 The Cullman Times - "Dam project landowners meeting tonight"
  • 23 March 1998 The Birmingham News - "Developer denied water for subdivision"
  • 22 March 1998 The Cullman Times - "Landowners get chance to ask about dam project"
  • 11 March 1998 The Cullman Times - "Duck River questions answered"
  • 25 February 1998 The Cullman Times - "Water board plans to meet with those affected by Duck River dam proposal"
  • 24 February 1998 The Cullman Times - "Commission offers support for new county school (other matters)"
  • 21 January 1998 The Cullman Times - "Design change boosts dam cost to $38.8 million"

1997

  • 31 December 1997 The Cullman Times - "Arson trials, Duck River dam top stories of '97"
  • 28 December 1997 The Cullman Times - "Murky water concerns some county residents"
  • 17 December 1997 The Cullman Times - "Duck River dam project moves forward"
  • 26 November 1997 The Cullman Times - "Officials tour proposed dam site"
  • 19 November 1997 The Cullman Times - "Work on dam flowing smoothly"
  • 26 October 1997 The Birmingham News - "Water rates going up for Bessemer folks"
  • 22 October 1997 The Cullman Times - "Technical Review Board gives nod to preliminary dam plan"
  • 25 September 1997 The Cullman Times - "Clarification"
  • 24 September 1997 The Cullman Times - "County leaders oppose plant expansion"
  • 24 September 1997 The Cullman Times - "Engineers explore 2 water pipeline routes"
  • 24 September 1997 The Cullman Times - "City to expand treatment plant"
  • 15 September 1997 The Birmingham News - "Cullman water clash"
  • 4 September 1997 The Cullman Tribune - "Water's Second Shoe Still Not Dropped"
  • 4 September 1997 The Cullman Times - "Water dilemma splits city, county leaders"
  • 27 August 1997 The Cullman Times - "Changes shave $1 million from dam cost"
  • 13 August 1997 The Cullman Times - "Chairman not pleased water plan voted down"
  • 12 August 1997 The Cullman Times - "County's water plan goes down the drain"
  • 11 August 1997 Press Release from Chairman George Spear
  • 31 July 1997 The Cullman Times - "Researchers to examine land surrounding proposed dam site"
  • 23 July 1997 The Cullman Times - "Drilling begins at Duck River dam site"
  • 18 July 1997 The Cullman Times - "Two reports cast doubt on county's water proposal"
  • 17 July 1997 The Cullman Times - "County leaders get answers to Smith Lake questions"
  • 4 July 1997 The Cullman Times - "City awaits county's answer in water plight"
  • 13 June 1997 The Cullman Times - "County hopes to have answers to water question within weeks"
  • 11 June 1997 The Cullman Times - "Board, city await county's answer about water dilemma"
  • 4 June 1997 The Cullman Times - "City rethinks plans for water treatment plant improvements"
  • 29 May 1997 The Cullman Tribune - "Sides-Spear Dispute Water Matters"
  • 22 May 1997 Century Cable Channel 2 - "Smith Lake, Exploring the Possibilities" - County Commission Chairman George Spear - 7 p.m.
  • 22 May 1997 The Cullman Times - "Sides refutes Spear's claim that county customers' water cut off"
  • 21 May 1997 The Cullman Times - "Smith Lake still Spear's choice as water source"
  • 20 May 1997 The Cullman Times - "Duck River Dam on Town Hall meeting agenda"
  • 16 May 1997 The Cullman Times - "Drilling at proposed dam site to begin soon"
  • 13 May 1997 "Environmental Issues Surrounding The Mulberry Fork and The Proposed Duck River Dam" - Cullman Audubon Society - 7:00p - St. Bernard Prep School Auditorium
  • 7 May 1997 The Cullman Times - "Commissioners weigh proposal for $16 million water facility"
  • 4 May 1997 The Cullman Times - "City rethinks plans for water treatment plant improvements"
  • 22 April 1997 The Cullman Times - "Group seeks answers about Duck River dam"
  • 20 April 1997 The Cullman Times - "Spear still considering water system for county"
  • 29 March 1997 Friends of Duck River Spring Meeting - 7:00p - Holly Pond High School
  • 23 March 1997 The Cullman Times - "Friends of Duck River hold meeting"
  • 20 March 1997 The Cullman Tribune - "Muddy Waters - Political Power Struggle Endangering Water Supply"
  • 16 March 1997 The Cullman Times - "Friends of the Mulberry Fork"
  • 5 March 1997 The Cullman Times - "Plans taking shape for dam on Duck River"
  • 27 February 1997 The Cullman Tribune - "Berlin Residents Oppose Duck River Dam Project"
  • 21 February 1997 The Cullman Times - "Mulberry friends want to protect their fork of river"
  • 17 February 1997 County Commission Chairman's Community Meeting - Berlin Community Center
  • 7 February 1997 The Cullman Times - "Chairman still leery of Duck River dam project"
  • 6 February 1997 The Cullman Times - "Four water departments back Duck River dam proposal"
  • 5 February 1997 The Cullman Times - "Duck River dam project discussed"
  • 23 January 1997 The Cullman Tribune - "Federal Funds Released For Water Project"
  • 19 January 1997 The Cullman Times - "Cullman gets grant for Duck River dam"

1996

  • 17 December 1996 The Cullman Times - "County revisits Smith Lake as possible water source"
  • 11 December 1996 Water Quality Testing Report
  • 1 December 1996 The Cullman Times - "Federal money on the way for Duck River dam"
  • 27 November 1996 The Cullman Tribune - "Reservoir and Dam Funding"
  • 23 November 1996 Friends of Duck River Fall Hot Dog Cookout
  • 30 October 1996 The Cullman Times - "News Briefs - Friends of Mulberry Fork hold meeting"
  • 5 September 1996 The Cullman Times - "Officials outline plans for Duck River dam"
  • 29 August 1996 The Cullman Tribune - "Thank Heaven for Elton and Dorothy"
  • 29 August 1996 The Cullman Times - "Cullman Mayor Jack Sides eager to begin third term"
  • 21 August 1996 The Cullman Times - "Group unites against Duck River project"
  • 31 July 1996 The Cullman Tribune - "$39.5 million Duck River dam project moves ahead slowly but surely"
  • 22 July 1996 The Birmingham News - "Possible dam on Cullman's Duck River riles Canoe Club"
  • 9 May 1996 The Cullman Tribune - "Short Sightedness By Some Endangering County's Future"
  • 25 April 1996 The Cullman Times - "Duck River dam get $25,000 boost"
  • 25 April 1996 The Cullman Tribune - "Duck River Dam/Reservoir"
  • 21 April 1996 The Cullman Times - "Friends of Duck River meet to get dam project update"
  • 18 April 1996 Friends of Duck River Meeting - Holly Pond High School
  • 17 April 1996 The Cullman Times - "Public input sought in proposed Duck River reservoir"
  • 14 April 1996 The Cullman Times - "Friends of Duck River set meeting about dam"
  • 10 April 1996 Public Notice No. AL96-00912-U
  • 28 March 1996 The Cullman Times - "Duck River reservoir plans slowly take shape"
  • 25 February 1996 The Cullman Times - "Holly Pond residents get answers about new reservoir"
  • 23 February 1996 The Cullman Times - "Buffer zone okayed for Duck River Dam site"
  • 22 February 1996 Initial Community Meeting - Holly Pond High School
  • 21 February 1996 The Cullman Times - "News Briefs - Meeting to answer questions about new dam"
  • 15 February 1996 The Cullman Times - "Meeting set to answer flood of dam questions"
  • 28 January 1996 The Cullman Times - "Meeting to answer flood of questions about new dam"
  • 3 January 1996 The Cullman Times - "Funds to be requested for new dam this week"

1995

  • 3 December 1995 The Cullman Times - "Dam to take in 1,000 acres around Duck River"
  • 29 November 1995 The Cullman Times - "County's water needs cut 'n dry"
  • 20 October 1995 The Cullman Times - "Duck River Dam project floated to the top"
  • 19 October 1995 The Cullman Times - "Funding for new dam uncertain"
  • 18 October 1995 The Cullman Times - "Duck River dam a done deal in county's water dilemma"
  • 8 October 1995 The Cullman Times - "Duck River dam is on hold"
  • October 1995 Cullman-Morgan Water District Emergency / Alternative Water Supply Study Phase II
  • 31 August 1995 The Cullman Tribune - "Progress on Second Reservoir? Cold Molasses Moves
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  • 29 September 1995 The Cullman Times - "Options laid our for Duck River dam"
  • 23 August 1995 The Cullman Times - "Board dives into plan to construct Duck River Dam"
  • 20 August 1995 The Cullman Times - "Duck River dam seen as alternative"
  • 2 June 1994 Cullman-Morgan Water District Emergency / Alternative Water Supply Study Phase I