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Cash with game-changing play to lift Huskies to win over Thompson

By Kyle Parmley TRUSSVILLE – Hewitt-Trussville had some trouble finishing the game strong, but walked away from the field on Friday night with a 35-17 win over Class 7A, Region 3 foe Thompson at Hewitt-Trussville Stadium. “We’ve got to do a better job of finishing off a game,” Hewitt-Trussville head coach Josh Floyd said. “We had opportunities. We made a couple of mistakes in the second quarter, where it co ...

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Clay-Chalkville 52, Shades Valley 14

By Erik Harris CLAY – There was no Cinderella story to be told on Friday night in Cougar Stadium. Things went according to plan for those wearing blue as they captured their second home win of the season with a 52-14 win over Shades Valley (2-5, 2-2 Class 6A, Region 6). With the win, No. 1 Clay-Chalkville is now 10-0 under its home lights since falling to Florence in the second round of the 2013 state playo ...

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Teen charged with manslaughter after death of a Springville boy

From staff reports ST. CLAIR COUNTY -- A 17-year-old has been charged with manslaughter after an indictment and his arrest according to Alabama State Trooper spokesman Chuck Daniel. The teen, whose name was not released due to his age, was arrested Thursday after a St. Clair County grand jury indicted him. The charges stem from a 2014 incident where 15-year-old Springville High School student and football p ...

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CCHS students enter free with student ID

By Erik Harris CLAY – The Clay-Chalkville football program made an announcement via Twitter that might be of interest to the student body. “Don’t forget. CCHS students in free tonight with a student ID. Come make some noise,” wrote the Cougars’ Twitter account. That free entry is being made available to students for tonight’s Class 6A, Region 6 clash between No. 1 Clay-Chalkville and visiting Shades Valley. ...

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Suicide note leads to nearly 600 absent students at Hoover HS

From staff reports HOOVER -- Nearly 600 students are absent today at Hoover High School, following yesterday's discovery of notes in school bathrooms allegedly threatening suicide from one student according to a report by Carol Robinson of According to a school email, absent students will be excused with a note from parents on Tuesday. The letters, found Monday according to emails sent to Hoover Hig ...

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Huskies looking for another region win

By Kyle Parmley TRUSSVILLE – Hewitt-Trussville snapped Oak Mountain’s two-game winning streak last Friday night with an impressive 38-31 win on the road. [caption id="attachment_25553" align="alignleft" width="300"] Bailey McElwain (7) and the Hewitt-Trussville defense hope to capture another Class 7A, Region 3 win this week when Thompson comes to town. Photo by Chris Yow[/caption] The win vaults the Huskie ...

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Volleyball: Huskies face tough Area 6 test

By Erik Harris TRUSSVILLE – Thursday night was key for the Hewitt-Trussville volleyball team. A win over Class 7A, Area 6 opponent Spain Park would’ve improved their seeding for the upcoming area tournament, and placed them on the opposite side of the bracket as No. 1 Mountain Brook (41-5). [caption id="attachment_25550" align="alignleft" width="960"] Hewitt-Trussville is set to face No. 1 Mountain Brook in ...

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UPDATE: ALDOT to pave northbound lanes beginning Monday

From staff reports TRUSSVILLE -- The Alabama Department of Transportation has released more detailed information regarding the resurfacing project on Interstate 59. According to a release, beginning Monday, Oct. 12, the northbound lanes of the Interstate will be asphalt paved from 3 a.m. until 3 p.m. daily until completed. Additional work will include pipe cleaning, permanent striping and repaving the aspha ...

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Victim identified in train crash yesterday

From staff reports BIRMINGHAM -- Alabama State Troopers have identified the victim in a two-vehicle crash that happened at 3:55 p.m. Wednesday in Leeds. The woman, Andeldez Guadalupe Dasquez-Lugo, 30, was killed when the Ford F-150 she was driving was struck by an Amtrak train.  State Troopers believe the driver drove around the railroad crossing arms prior to the crash. Dasquez-Lugo was pronounced dead at ...

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