Good morning, readers, this is what's happening in your county today:


Don't forget the slickers, rainboots and 'brellies! Thursday’s weather features a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. South wind around 5 mph.

Tonight, expect a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.


CCBOE Section 16 meeting: The Cullman County Board of Education Section 16 land committee will meet at 4 p.m. in the board room at the central office. The meeting is open to the public and anyone interested in the Section 16 land project is encouraged to attend.

Historical Society to meet: The Holly Pond Historical Society will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the Guy Hunt Library, 60 Lions Park Road, Holly Pond 35083. Program: Holly Pond schools. Bring photos of schools to use in 2014 historic calendar: Brooklyn, Center Point, Isabella, Holly Pond, New Home, New Hope, Oak Level, Pine Grove, Redan, Union Grove, Unity and Walter. Info: Brenda Scott at 256-796-5806.

NAMI: The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Cullman Chapter will meet at 6:30 p.m. at Mental Healthcare of Cullman, building No. 2, 1909 Commerce Ave. NW, Cullman 35055. Guest speaker: Daniel Williams, Ala. State Rep. for Veterans Council. He works at Veterans Administration in Birmingham.

New Vision support group: This support group will meet at 10 a.m. at the Hilltop Community Center, 1545 Vine Circle, Cullman 35055. Speaker will be Carla Merritt on compounding elements.

Daystar House fundraiser: A benefit rummage sale for Daystar House, Inc., a shelter for women and women with children, and an United Way Agency of Cullman County, will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 16-17, weather permitting. Location of sale: 410 13th St. SE, Cullman 35055.

OA: Overeaters Anonymous will meet at 4:45 p.m. in the Carriage House at Grace Episcopal Church. Info: 724-376-2124 or 256-352-1143.

Looking forward:

RadKIDS summer camp registration: The Cullman Police Department is now taking registration for the 2013 RadKIDS summer camp, which will be from 9 to 11 a.m. June 24-28 at the McGukin Civic Center. This camp is for boys and girls ages 4 to 10. Class is $5/child for the entire week, to be paid first day of camp. Campers will learn house fire escapes, stranger danger, calling 911 dispatch, Internet safety, protecting themselves from vicious dogs and more.

Registration begins May 1 at the civic center, 510 5th St. SW, Cullman 35055, Contact Officer Cindy Rohrscheib at 256-736-4703 or email her at

Computer classes: The Guy Hunt Library, 60 Lions Park Road, Holly Pond 35083, will hold free computer classes. Signups are from 1 to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. For more information: Library at 256-796-5226.

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