Sunday update

If you’re 75 or older and live in Shelby County, you are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Although people in that age range and funeral/mortuary workers are technically considered 1a2, they can go ahead and schedule vaccination appointments alongside those in the 1a1 category.

The Memphis Grizzlies host the Los Angeles Lakers tonight at 5. Let’s shut down LeBron at the Grindhouse! It’s weird not having to consult the Grizzlies promotional schedule to see what item they’re giving away at the door. I guess COVID-19 would be the free giveaway if they let fans in right now.

Here’s a link to James Aycock’s COVID-19 week in review. We had 1020 newly reported cases in Shelby County yesterday, although that was to be expected due to several days of artificially low case numbers in the 300s.

Timely post from Lifehacker: A slideshow of holiday hangover cures

Despite COVID and cold weather, Mid-Southerners did the ski freeze at the Mud Island boat ramp this weekend to raise money for the Dream Factory.

87-year-old Larry King is hospitalized with COVID.

Conspiracy theories attributable to the Nashville bomber have been found. According to the bomber, aliens have been attacking the Earth for 9 years now, and our planet is controlled by a race of lizard people.

South Main Sushi is back from vacation. They are open during the hours of 4:00-8:30. However, right now they are only doing takeout, so Squeal Street BBQ won’t be able to have a team dinner there tonight after they all go get their COVID vaccinations.

That’s it for this final day of the New Year’s weekend. Back tomorrow with more news.