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Trussville YMCA receives $2,500 donation from nonprofit for youth programs

From The Trussville Tribune TRUSSVILLE — Adding to the money raised at an April fundraiser, the Trussville YMCA recently received a $2,500 donation from the nonprofit insurance group, Modern Woodmen Financial. [caption id="attachment_57533" align="alignleft" width="300"] Shelley Wirt, tennis director. Karen Holloman, representing Modern Woodman Financial , and Karen Lehr, Chair of the YMCA tennis fundraiser ...

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Playing the game: The unexpected search for the perfect-sized handbag

By June Mathews Special to The Tribune For the second time in six months, I changed purses yesterday. I usually carry the same purse for a year or more at a stretch buteven then, I consider switching to a new one a chore. Used to be, when I was working in downtown offices and dressing to the nines, I’d match my purses to my shoes daily. But somewhere along the way, I realized the world would likely not stop ...

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Agape Church helps reunite families through better parenting

By Crystal McGough For The Tribune PINSON — When children are removed from their parents’ home by the Department of Human Resources, many of these children often end up in a cycle. They will find themselves taken from their families, placed into foster care, and eventually returned to their birth parents only to be removed again months or years later. During their times of separation, churches, ministries a ...

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Free Fishing Day is June 9

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports MONTGOMERY — On Saturday, June 9, 2018, Alabamians and visitors alike will have the opportunity to fish for free in most public waters including both freshwater and saltwater. Free Fishing Day is part of National Fishing and Boating Week, which runs June 2-10. Approved by the Alabama Legislature, Free Fishing Day allows residents and non-residents to enjoy the outst ...

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PHOTO GALLERY: Alabama Wing Color Guard Academy graduation at Springville National Armory

By Nathan Prewett For the Tribune SPRINGVILLE — Sunday at the Springville National Guard Armory saw a class of 25 cadets graduating from the Alabama Wing Color Guard Academy of the Civil Air Patrol. Related story: Civil Air Patrol at Springville National Guard Armory aims to instill character in youth "The color guard is all about respecting the colors, which is the American flag," said cadet Jeremiah Scott ...

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St. Clair church receives award for most baptisms

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports PELL CITY — Eden Westside Baptist, a Pell City church that has a campus in Trussville, recently received an award from the St. Clair Baptist Association for being number one in baptisms. Senior Pastor Rev. Jacky Connell was granted a certificate from Dr. Chris Crain, who is Director of Missions for the St Clair Baptist Association. "EWBC has hovered in the top 50 in ...

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Ribbon cutting for new Trussville Public Library slated for Sunday

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE --A ribbon cutting ceremony and opening day celebration is planned for the newly renovated Trussville Public Library on Sunday. The public is invited. The festivities will begin at 2 p.m. and continue until 4 p.m. Storyteller Delores Hydock will be the special guest, appearing on the Library Stage at 3:30 p.m. Related Story: Photo gallery of the new Truss ...

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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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