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Argo officers recognized for service during council meeting

By Lee Weyhrich, For The Tribune ARGO – Argo’s last council meeting of 2016 certainly began on a high note. Three Argo Police officers were recognized for their service Tuesday. Officer Alan Busler and Reserve Officer Austin Burns were presented letters of commendation from Police Chief James Downing and Sgt. Mike Jennings for their actions in apprehending a pair of burglary suspects on Nov. 29. According t ...

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Police searching for man that exposed himself to jogger at Cosby Lake Park

By Megan Miller, Editor CLAY – Just before noon on Tuesday, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the report of a suspicious person at Cosby Lake Park. Hannah VanSlambrouck was jogging around the trail reported she saw a man standing off the trail at the north end of the park. When she made another lap, the man was reportedly smiling at her and exposing himself. [caption id="attachment_4954" alig ...

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Courtyard Marriott receives liquor license during Trussville council meeting

By Megan Miller, Editor TRUSSVILLE – The Trussville City Council conducted one final short meeting for 2016 to cover last-minute business before ringing in the New Year. The main topic of conversation on the agenda was the approval of a liquor license for the Courtyard Marriott on Roosevelt Boulevard, which was carried over from the last meeting. During the last meeting the council asked general manager of ...

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Mother of JSU football coach found dead Tuesday

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports ODENVILLE – The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency has cancelled the missing senior alert for Virginia Grass. Virginia Grass, 78, went missing from 1227 Bucks Valley Road between 9 p.m. Sunday and 7 a.m. Monday. Her body was recovered after 10 a.m. in a pond three-quarters of a mile away from her home, [caption id="attachment_37230" align="alignleft" width="225"] Virgin ...

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Places to ring in the New Year in Birmingham

By Megan Miller, Editor BIRMINGHAM – With 2016 on its way out, there are a number of events in downtown Birmingham and locally to ring in the New Year. Crazy Horse in Argo is offering a $25 prime rib special on New Year’s Eve, with three other available entrees on the menu. There is also an exclusive celebration upstairs in the newly completed party room and speakeasy lounge. Admission is $80 per person and ...

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St. Clair County woman with dementia is missing

ODENVILLE --The Odenville police are searching for 78-year-old Virginia Grass who went missing from 1227 Bucks Valley Road between 9 p.m. Sunday and 7 a.m. Monday. Police said she is believed to be on foot and not in a vehicle. [caption id="attachment_37230" align="alignleft" width="225"] Virginia Grass is missing from her Odenville home.Photo via Odenville Police Department Facebook[/caption] She was last ...

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Students eligible to win cash prizes during Black History Month art contest

By Megan Miller, Editor BIRMINGHAM – McDonald’s of Central Alabama is hosting the McDonald’s Celebration of Creativity Art Contest for the fifth year. 95.7 JAMZ, WBRC FOX 6 and McDonald’s are partnering during Black History Month, asking students to submit unique artwork that expresses their depiction of the civil rights movement and the country’s progression. Students grades K-12 can submit their story thr ...

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Old Springville Road crash victim identified

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports CLAY – The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal traffic accident. The Jefferson County Coroner identified the victim as 32-year-old Jonathan Eric Hodges of Odenville. The incident occurred just before 2 p.m. on Dec. 23 when deputies were called to Old Springville Road at Paradise Valley, and they found an SUV on fire with one person trapped ins ...

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Anytime Fitness to offer New Year’s sign up special, custom coaching

Special to The Trussville Tribune Trussville – Every year, millions of Americans resolve to lead healthier lifestyles. Most of them vow to eat healthier meals, exercise more often and lose a little weight. Despite the best of intentions, however, 90 percent of those who make those sorts of resolutions are back to the old, unhealthy habits in a matter of weeks. But what about the 10 percent who manage to mak ...

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Clay Public Library rings in new year with full calendar

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports CLAY – The Clay Public Library is ringing in the new year with a calendar full of activities. Local author Dale Ridgeway will be at the library Jan. 7 at 10 a.m. for a discussion of his book, Stalwart. Copies of the book will be available or can e be purchased in advance on Amazon. The coffee and coloring series will continue on Jan. 21 from 10 a.m. 2p.m. Adult colo ...

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