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Dead body found aboard missing Dreamcakes food truck

By Scott Buttram BIRMINGHAM – According to ABC 33/40 the missing Dreamcake food truck was found after a social media plea on Sunday with a dead body inside. The deceased has been identified as Shane Landrip Caldwell, 40, an employee of the bakery, according to the television station. [caption id="attachment_14856" align="alignnone" width="300"] The Dreamcakes food truck outside of a Birmingham business near ...

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Heat is the focus of Sunday’s weather forecast

By Scott Buttram TRUSSVILLE --Hot will be the word of the day in Sunday's weather forecast from the National Weather Service in Birmingham. While heat advisories don't include Jefferson County, neighboring counties are covered and the temps will feel like 100 degrees or more, locally. Sunday -Mostly sunny, with a high near 98. Light southwest wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Sunday Night -A 20 ...

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Police bust gaming operation in Trussville

By Scott Buttram TRUSSVILLE -- Police officers responding to a robbery call at 108 Morrow Ave. in Trussville on Friday uncovered a gaming operation, Trussville Police Department Lt. Jeff Bridges said. "Our officers were answering a robbery call at the location," Bridges said. "At first, they couldn't get anyone to answer the door, but after a while an individual opened the door and was behaving suspiciously ...

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Win a free lunch for your office at Trio’s

Want to win a free lunch at Trio's for yourself and three co-workers?  The lucky winners will receive their choice of the All You Can Eat Pizza, Pasta and Salad or the Meat & Two lunch specials on Thursday, July 24. Just email your name and your company name to contest@trussvilletribune.com and we'll pick a winner at 11 a.m.   ...

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Two arrested after theft caught on camera

By Gary Lloyd Two people who allegedly stole lawn equipment and other items from a home in Center Point have been arrested and charged. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office reports that Beth Ann Chasteen, 34, and Christian Eric Gamache, 41, are both charged with second-degree theft of property. Their arrest warrants were obtained Monday, July 21. Detectives contacted Odenville police and the suspects were ...

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Bathed in blue, Birmingham to make pitch for the 2016 National Democratic Convention

By Scott Buttram BIRMINGHAM -- Birmingham city leaders are preparing to welcome a delegation of national Democratic leaders on Monday as they make their pitch to host the party's national convention in 2016. Alabama's largest city was not among the original 15 cities considered by DNC officials, but that didn't stop city leaders from entering a bid. Heading into Monday, Birmingham is among the final five ci ...

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ICYMI: Trussville AD warns of possible scam, 3 arrested in Trussville with stolen gun from Argo, Clay City Council may raise property tax Monday

From staff reports The Hewitt-Trussville athletic director warns of a possible scam by someone claiming to be an assistant coach. Read the full story here.  Three men were arrested in Trussville after police found a gun stolen in a burglary reported in Argo. Police were alerted by a Trussville resident who said one of the men knocked on her door. Read the full story here.  The Clay City Council will conside ...

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Danny Garrett knocked on 3,500 doors during District 44 campaign

From staff reports TRUSSVILLE — New Alabama House District 44 Rep. Danny Garrett spoke to the Trussville Area Chamber of Commerce on Thursday at the Trussville Civic Center. Garrett said he knocked on 3,500 doors during his campaign. The people he spoke with told him about their concerns. He summarized the top issues he sees for the area as Obamacare, the feeling that the country is on the wrong track, dist ...

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Sarah Patterson steps down at Alabama

By Scott Buttram TUSCALOOSA -- The Crimson Tide's legendary gymnastics coach Sarah Patterson has resigned, citing health concerns. Patterson will undergo double knee replacement, she said in an open letter posted on the university website. [caption id="attachment_14541" align="alignleft" width="300"] Sarah Patterson, pictured with her husband and assistant coach David, resigns after winning six national cha ...

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Trussville’s Andrew Rape taken in National Pro Grid League draft

By Gary Lloyd TRUSSVILLE — Trussville native Andrew Rape has been selected in the first-ever National Pro Grid League draft. Rape was selected 14th overall in the second round by the New York Rhinos. There are eight teams in the league. “It’s been a great ride already and I’ve already learned so much,” Rape said on his Facebook page before the draft began Thursday. Rape, 25, is 5-foot-11 and 220 pounds. Rap ...

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