CULLMAN — Good morning, readers, this is what's happening in your county today:
Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 99. Light west wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent.
Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1 a.m. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Sunday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Best bets for today and beyond:
Pancake breakfast: The Hanceville Lions Club will sell hotcake plates from 7 to 10 a.m. Saturday at the Moody Center, 111 Michelle St. NW, Hanceville 35077. $5/person for all you can eat. All proceeds to go to the Billy Raw scholarship fund, sponsored by the Lions Club.
VFW Saturday night dance: The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2214 will have a dance from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the VFW. Music will be provided by the Boogie Night band. The cost is $5 per person. VFW building rentals are available Fridays. Info: Commander Randy McGraw at 256-590-9405.
Boston butt/rib sale: The Dodge City Lions Club will sell Boston butts and ribs at 8 a.m. July 3, 2013, until all meats are sold at the lot next to the S&S Foods in Dodge City (4340 County Road 216, Hanceville 35077). Butts are $25 and rack of ribs are $20. Proceeds to benefit Lions’ community projects.
Farmers market open July 4: The Festhalle Farmers Market at the corner of Arnold Street and 1st Ave. NE, will be open from 8 a.m. to noon Thursday, July 4. For Festhalle Market information, visit www.cullmancity.org and click on “Festhalle Farmers Market”, or contact Market Manager Jimmy Simms at 256-590-2003.