- Cullman, Alabama

October 22, 2013

The Times' Morning Update for Tuesday, Oct. 22

Staff Reports
The Cullman Times

CULLMAN — Mild temperatures remain in place across the Cullman area as the high today is expected to reach 67. There is a 20 percent chance of rain throughout the day.

Evening temperatures will dip into the 40s. An even cooler Wednesday will find the high at 57 and the expected low of 37 degrees.

In the newsroom:

Look for news of a local football player who earned state honors for his performance last week.

Also, find out what area government officials discovered during their annual fly-in to Washington to meet with senators and representatives in Congress.

Donations are still be accepting for the Times’ annual Care & Shares food drive. The money and canned food collected goes directly to the Cullman Caring For Kids Food Bank, which assists local families throughout the year.

This year’s goal is 120,000 pounds of food. Cash donations equal to seven pounds per dollar. All donations and canned food may be brought to the Times office from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. during weekdays.

In other news:

Superintendent Billy Coleman has set the following fall community meetings schedule. Mr. Coleman will be discussing the direction of the technology plan, new engineering program, new changes in grading that lie ahead in regards to the statewide College & Career Readiness Standards, as well as the upcoming process for selecting the appointed superintendent and other current issues in the Cullman County Schools System.

* Today, October 22: 3:30 p.m. Fairview auditorium; 6 p.m. Holly Pond High School library

*Wednesday, October 23: 3:15 p.m. West Point High School lunchroom

* Thursday, October 24: 3:30 p.m. Weti School gym

* Tuesday, October 29: 3:15 p .m. Garden City School gym

‰ Wednesday, October 30: 3:30 p.m. Good Hope Primary lunchroom

* Monday, November 4: 3:15 p.m. Cold Springs lunchroom