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Trussville JLB volunteers plan fundraiser to support community

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM —  Are you a bargain shopper? The Junior League of Birmingham’s (JLB) annual Bargain Carousel is making this shopping experience a reality in their Bargain Carousel.  The Bargain Carousel will kick off on Thurs., Apr. 26 this year with Bargain Bash, which is a casual cocktail party that offers first-chance shopping of Bargain Carousel items and impressive ...

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Parental Alienation Prevention Week, “Bubbles for Love Day” coming up in late April

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports At a meeting of the Trussville City Council on March 27, Mayor Buddy Choat proclaimed April 22-28 as Parental Alienation Prevention Week. He also proclaimed April 25 Parental Alienation Awareness "Bubbles for Love Day" during that meeting, both events that are coming up in late April. "Parental alienation is a term used to describe any number of behaviors and attitu ...

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Celebrate National Pet Day today, April 11

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports Are you a pet owner or love animals? Today is National Pet Day, a day dedicated to celebrating your furry (or non furry friends). This unofficial day was created 12 years ago by an Animal Welfare Advocate and Lifestyle expert, Colleen Paige,  to commemorate pets and the joy they bring to our homes. Paige also created the day to shine the light on all animals in shel ...

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Dancers Against Cancer February Gala raises $10,000 for UAB Neuro-Oncology

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE — Dancers Against Cancer held a gala at the Trussville Civic Center in February to raise funds supporting patients with cancer and raise awareness about the disease. This family-friendly event provided dinner, silent auction and a dance showcase by local youth. The event raised $10,000, and all proceeds were donated to UAB Neuro-Oncology and the national ...

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What Hath God Wrought?

By Michael J. Brooks It was a new day in 1858 when America and Great Britain celebrated the first trans-Atlantic cable message from Queen Victoria to President James Buchanan. The 99-word message took 17 hours and 40 minutes to travel under the sea. The message was transmitted on Aug. 16 and delivered on Aug. 17.  Contrast this with a modern couple who posted photos of their newborn daughter on the Internet ...

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Trussville couple celebrates 75th wedding anniversary

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE --In 1943, World War II was still raging. Bing Crosby, Glen Miller, and Frank Sinatra were dominating the music charts. But the most significant event for one Trussville couple was saying, "I do." [caption id="attachment_52010" align="alignleft" width="300"] Edward and Jean Roper celebrate 75 years of marriage.Photo by Kayla Tracy[/caption] Seventy-five y ...

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Of a Certain Age and Counting: Dealing with the downside of the cooking pot craze

By June Mathews After 60 years of mostly clean living, my reputation recently took a hit when word got out that I’m a pothead. Now before my mother gets the wrong idea and calls her fellow members of the Most Holy Senior Ladies Sunday School Class at First Baptist to add an unspoken request to the prayer list, let me quickly say, it’s not what it sound like. Midway between Christmas and New Year’s, I decide ...

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Renovated Cahaba River WMA shooting range reopens Dec. 7

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports HELENA — The Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division (WFF) will hold a grand opening ceremony for the Cahaba River Wildlife Management Area (WMA) Shooting Range at 9 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 7, according to a release. The public is invited to attend the event. The shooting range was closed for renovations and cleanup following the Colonial Pipeline gasoline ...

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BENCH MARK: Rotary Daybreak Club makes contribution to Cahaba Elementary School track

From Trussville Tribune staff reports Walkers who use the track at Cahaba Elementary may have reently noticed three new benches located near shade trees. [caption id="attachment_46998" align="alignleft" width="300"] After installing one of the three benches at the track at Cahaba Elementary School, Rotarians Van Horn, John Patterson and Mike Strength take a break.[/caption] The Trussville Rotary Daybreak Cl ...

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Trussville native completes cadet basic training at U.S Military Academy

From Staff Reports WEST POINT, N.Y. – Cadet Kaley Ann Fulton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Craig Fulton of Trussville, recently completed Cadet Basic Training at the U.S. Military Academy. [caption id="attachment_46899" align="alignleft" width="200"] Kaley Ann Fulton[/caption] Fulton entered West Point on July 3 and has successfully completed six weeks of CBT. CBT is one of the most challenging events a cadet w ...

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