CULLMAN — Good morning, readers, this is what's happening in your county today:
The Cullman City Street Department will have a patching crew at these locations: Beth St. NW and 6th Ave.
Today will be sunny, with a high near 67. Tonight: Clear, with a low around 39. Calm wind.
Thanksgiving Day: Sunny, with a high near 68. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph. Thursday night partly cloudy, with a low around 44. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph.
Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 65. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Friday night, mostly clear, with a low around 33.
Christmas tree lot to open: If you’re thinking about putting up the Christmas tree during the Thanksgiving holidays, the Cullman High School baseball boosters will sell Christmas trees at the lot across from Eckenrod Ford, at the intersection of Highway 31 and Highway 157. Open from Nov. 23 through Dec. 15, hours of operation will be 5 to 8 p.m. weekdays; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and from 1 to 6 p.m. Sundays. Preorders must be picked up Friday, Nov. 23, at the lot.
For more information, or to preorder, contact Shawn Willingham at 256-734-3531 or Chris Murphree at 256-531-2005. All proceeds to go to the CHS Baseball Boosters.
Turkey shoots: Emeus Baptist Church, 2246 County Road 831, Logan 35098, will hold a turkey shoot from 7 to 11 a.m. Nov. 22 (Thanksgiving day), with prizes of hams, turkeys and more. All proceeds to benefit the church’s senior citizens. Breakfast served. Info: Gene Sullins at 256-708-7403.
Also, The Cullman Moose will host a turkey shoot at 8 a.m. Thanksgiving Day. Many items to “shoot” for; all proceeds to benefit Moose Lodge’s community projects. The lodge is located at 1729 Eva Road NE, Cullman 35055.
Blood drives: The American Red Cross will hold blood drives at 12:30 and 5:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 23, and Saturday, Nov. 24, at Walmart Supercenter, 626 Olive St. SW, Cullman 35055.