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Monday parade to honor Trussville baseball, wrestling and track teams

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE –The new 7A state baseball champions, state wrestling champion and state track champions will be honored with a parade on Monday, according to Sandra Vernon with the Trussville Board of Education [caption id="attachment_31504" align="alignleft" width="300"] A parade is planned for Monday evening to celebrate the Huskies' state champions.Photo by Ron Burke ...

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Pedestrian struck, killed on Pinson Valley Parkway

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports JEFFERSON COUNTY --Just after 4:30 a.m. on Monday, deputies were called to the 2800 block of Alabama Highway 79 north of Tarrant to investigate a report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle. They arrived to find an adult female victim. She was pronounced dead on the scene. Sergeant Jack Self said information on the scene is that the woman and a man were walking in th ...

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One killed, one seriously injured in Saturday crash near Childersburg

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports CHILDERSBURG -- A two-vehicle crash at 9:15 p.m. on Saturday has claimed the life of a Childersburg man. The crash occurred on Kymulga Road, four miles east of Childersburg. Henry Arthur Curry, 67, was killed when the 2014 Toyota Camry he was driving collided with a 2008 Chevolet Silverado. Curry was pronounced dead on the scene, and the driver of the Silverado, 51- ...

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One killed Sunday morning after vehicle overturns

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports ALEXANDRIA -- A crash at 8:35 a.m. Sunday has claimed the life of a Ragland Man. [caption id="attachment_28887" align="alignleft" width="300"] file photo[/caption] Bobby Lee Hicks, 80, was killed when the 2014 Ford Taurus he was driving left the roadway and overturned. No other vehicles were involved. Hicks was airlifted to UAB Hospital, where he succumbed to his in ...

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2 shot in Birmingham park

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM --An 11-year-old boy and an adult man were shot in a Birmingham park on Sunday afternoon, police said. The adult victim was taken to St. Vincent's Hospital with a gunshot wound to the shoulder. Officers are investigating the shooting at Grayson Park where they say the shooter is still at large. [caption id="attachment_31514" align="alignleft" width="300"] ...

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Pinson Councilman takes first sick day in 12 years

By Lee Weyhrich, For The Tribune PINSON -- While some might know that Councilman John Churchwell missed the May 5 Pinson City Council meeting, they may not know why, and they probably are also unaware that it was his first sick day in 12 years. Since 2004, Churchwell has only missed meetings due to attending to League of Municipality meetings or other city business. May 5 was different, however, because Chu ...

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ALEA expands presence in weeks before Memorial Day

By Amalia Kortright, For The Tribune The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency is encouraging all citizens to stay safe this Memorial Day Weekend while traveling on Alabama's roadways and waterways. The official travel period for Memorial Day begins at 6 a.m. on Friday, May 27 and ends at midnight on Monday, May 30. However, Alabama State Troopers on highway patrol and Marine Patrol Divisions will team up for the ...

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Saturday morning wreck near Jasper claims one life

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports JASPER -- A single vehicle crash at 10:30 a.m. Saturday has claimed the life of a Mount Olive Man. The crash occurred on Alabama 5, three miles east of Jasper. [caption id="attachment_26134" align="alignleft" width="275"] (file photo)[/caption] Paul Steven Ritchie, 57, was killed when the 1994 Toyota pickup truck he was driving left the roadway, struck a rock embank ...

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Champs! Huskies blank Auburn for state baseball championship

By David Knox   MONTGOMERY -- No doubt about it -- Huskies rule! The Hewitt-Trussville Huskies rode their dominant pitching, daring baserunning, solid defense and clutch hitting to one final win -- a 2-0 victory over Auburn High Saturday at Riverwalk Stadium in the Class 7A baseball championship series. It is the Huskies' first state baseball championship. Cameron Furr picked up on the mound where seri ...

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National Dog Bite Prevention Week promotes responsible pet ownership

By Amalia Kortright, For The Tribune After paying over $1 million in dog-bite related insurance claims, State Farm is teaming up with the National Dog bite Prevention Coalition for National Dog Bite Prevention Week from May 5-21. National Dog Bite Prevention Week is lead by the American Veterinary Medical Association, in order to educate children and adults on ways to prevent dog related injuries. [caption ...

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