Good Day Alabama: May 25, 2016

Birmingham City Wide Hoops Tournament (Jeh Jeh Live-Part 1)

Here's what you saw on Good Day Alabama:

GOOD DAY COURT - Mike talked with former Deputy District Attorney Alan Baty and defense attorney Eric Guster about some big cases catching headlines these days. They discussed the House Speaker Mike Hubbard ethics trial that just got started this week in Lee County. They also discussed the trial that Bill Cosby will face after hearing this week determined he is fit to stand trial.

JEH JEH LIVE - Jeh Jeh joins us live from Elyton School Park with the Birmingham City-wide Summer Hoops. It is a non-profit, Birmingham based, youth basketball program. It hosts indoor and outdoor basketball activities throughout the summer and puts a major emphasis on getting kids outside to play in the fresh air and sunlight. The Birmingham City-wide Summer Hoops hosts a tournament this Saturday at Elyton School Park beginning at 8am. The tournament honors Birmingham basketball legends Allen Murphy and Walter Garrett. These two gentlemen attended Parker high school and West End High School. It is free and open to the public to participate and watch. Birmingham Summer Hoops is a tournament style summer youth league that teaches children and adolescents ages 7-13 essential skills such as team building, discipline, and basketball training exercises. Its mission is to use sports and athletics to promote health, encourage physical activity, and provide safe access to Birmingham's parks and playgrounds. Register your team to play in the tournament this weekend by calling 205-322-1110.

ZOO CREW - Mickey visited with Kelly Garrison from the Birmingham Zoo to learn more about the wildlife shows. For more information, visit

BEST NEW PRODUCTS - Better Homes and Gardens, along with leading market research firm BrandSpark International, announced the winners of the 2016 Better Homes and Gardens Best New Product Awards. The Best New Product Awards is the leading consumer-voted CPG awards program in North America, honoring consumer products in the categories of Beauty, Food & Beverage, Health & Personal Care, Household and Kids. The winning products were determined solely by more than 38,000 consumers who participated in an extensive nationwide survey, conducted by independent marketing research firm BrandSpark International in partnership with Better Homes and Gardens.  The 2016 survey had 243 entries and 74 winning products across a range of categories. Better Homes and Gardens will showcase the winners and select insights within its print, broadcast and digital properties. For the full list, visit

ASK THE PET DOCTOR - Dr. Jerome Williams from Red Mountain Animal Clinic takes viewer questions about their pets. For more information, call 205-326-8080 or visit

GARDENING - Jennifer Gregory joined us with the scoop on what's coming up at Aldridge Gardens. The Hypertufa Workshop teaches you to make the English style cement/perlite container with peat moss and plants on Saturday, June 25th. The class runs from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and is led by Jefferson County Master Gardener Harold Deason. The class size is limited so be sure to register. There are also several summer camps for kids ages Kindergarten to fourth grade. The camps run from June 6 through July 1st from 9am until noon on weekdays. This year's camp themes include American Girls, Outdoor Makers: Creating Creative Kids, Engineering FUNdamentals: Create, Construct, Connect, and Construction in Nature: Experimenting with Materials to Build Structures in Nature. For more information or to register, visit

Tomorrow on Good Day Alabama, Jeh Jeh takes us to the SEC Baseball tournament to check out all the fun! Memorial Day is Monday and we get you ready to entertain your friends and family with some fun ideas that won't break the bank! Does your deck need some attention? We check out some great new materials that could be just right for your needs! What is Bigfoot camp? Join us to find out! And we introduce you to our Pet of the Week! Join us for this and much more tomorrow on Good Day!