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July 25, 2013

The Times' Morning Update for Thursday, July 25, 2013

Early weather, traffic and community news

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


The Cullman City Street Department will be pouring a driveway on 8th St. SW, minor delay in traffic. Also, a crew will be removing stumps on Catoma Lane and Alabama Ave. Some delay in traffic.


Today: Sunny, with a high near 86. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 65. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Best bets for today and beyond:

Hospice truck draw down today: CRMC’s Hospice of Cullman County will hold the annual Truck Draw Down, its largest annual fundraiser benefiting indigent patients, at 6 p.m. in Cullman Regional Medical Center’s Colonel Cullmann Room, Professional Office Building II. This year’s event features a chance to win a new 2013 Chevrolet pickup truck or $10,000 cash while enjoying dinner, door prizes and more. Dinner will be served to ticket holders at 5:30 p.m. with the Draw Down beginning at 6 p.m. In addition, the event will feature wonderful prizes and auction items, including homemade cakes.

Tickets cost $100 each and all monies raised will fund indigent patient care. Tickets can be purchased from the Hospice of Cullman County office, 1912 Highway 157, POB I, 2nd floor. Info: Hospice office at 256-739-5185 or visit

St. Paul’s School to hold dogfest: St. Paul’s Lutheran School will hold Dogfest 2013 at 9 a.m. (registration) Aug. 10, at the school at 510 3rd Ave. SE, Cullman 35055. ALL dogs must be on a leash. Events begin at 9:30 a.m. and include the wiener dog race ($5 entry fee), $10 for all side categories: Cutest, most talented, ugliest, cutest bathing suit, best dressed, most like owner and best kisser (lick owner’s face). Also, a dog parade will follow. Concessions available for humans: Hotdogs, chips, soda. Proceeds to benefit the Cullman Animal Shelter and St. Paul’s Lutheran School Scholarship Fund.

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