CULLMAN — Good morning, readers, this is what's happening in your county today:
Today: A 20 percent chance of rain before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 37 by 5 p.m. Windy, with a north wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 25. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Best bets for today and beyond:
Midway community dance: The Midway Community Center will hold a dance at 7 p.m. today, featuring the Baileyton Boys. Admission is $4; all proceeds go to upkeep of community center, 164 Midway Road, Union Grove 35175.
Letters to Santa: This year, once again, we will print a few letters to Santa in a special edition of The Cullman Times. Letters from children in classes up through second grade will be accepted. Please email these to Sallee, honorary “elf” at firstname.lastname@example.org. Include the name of the school, teacher’s name and class grade. Louise and Willie, this year’s project elves, will present all the letters to Santa via his special North Pole email express, forwarded from The Cullman Times.
Sacred Heart Church collecting warm weather wear for needy: Members of the St. Vincent dePaul Society of Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church are collecting new or gently used coats, jackets, scarves, caps and gloves for those in need during the upcoming cold weather months. Those who’d like to donate may drop off the items at the St. Vincent dePaul office, 201 3rd Ave. SE, Cullman 35055, from 9 a.m. to noon on any Monday, Wednesday or Friday.
Have you signed up? There will be a walk/run for Children’s Hospital at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, beginning at Wallace State Community College Track. Anyone may participate. One mile walk and two mile run - $10 registration fee for one event or $15 for both. Participants will receive T-shirts. 100 percent of funds will be given to Children’s Hospital. For more information, contact Bob Palys at 256-737-8787 or 256-352-2793; or email him at email@example.com.