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Trussville resident graduates with honors from Aviation Challenge

By Amalia Kortright, For the Tribune TRUSSVILLE -- Trussville resident Elijah Bell recently graduated with honors from the Aviation Challenge – Mach II, which is part of the Space Camp at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville. The Aviation Challenge is a weeklong, educational program that incorporates science, technology, engineering and math while training participants through hands-on activities ...

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Darter Dash to raise funds for educational programs at TCNP

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports PINSON – Turkey Creek Nature Preserve is hosting the Darter Dash 5 mile/5k on Saturday. [caption id="attachment_33387" align="alignleft" width="300"] photo by Ron Burkett[/caption] Runners will get to see the new trails at the Preserve, and trails include some moderate elevation, as long as some stretches alongside Turkey Creek. The race begins at 8 a.m. and will in ...

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Ms. Senior Trussville to compete in state pageant

By Megan Miller, Editor TRUSSVILLE -- At age 77, Jean Brakenburry Taylor is more adventurous than most when they’re in the “prime” of their lives. Taylor is preparing to compete in the Ms. Senior Alabama Pageant in Cullman August 6, after winning the Ms. Senior Trussville title. The kicker is Taylor didn’t get involved with pageants until she was 73-years-old. [caption id="attachment_33375" align="alignleft ...

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HTHS graduate opens West Ave Boutique

By Megan Miller, Editor TRUSSVILLE – One HTHS graduate is chasing down her dreams only two years after finishing high school. Ashlyn West is the owner of West Ave Boutique, located at 77 Cedar Lane #101 in downtown Trussville. West has been fortunate enough to turn a love of shopping into an entrepreneurial endeavor. [caption id="attachment_33366" align="alignleft" width="300"] Ashlyn West (owner), Allie We ...

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Civil War reenactment to bring history to life Saturday

By Megan Miller, Editor ARGO – A period of history will come to life Saturday at Old South Firearms in Argo. The Alabama 31st Infantry and Iowa 17th Infantry will team up to bring the Civil War to present day, with traditional music, a glimpse of home life, crafts, a cannon fire and other activities. According to event organizer Eddie Bratton, this will be a chance for history buffs of all ages to come toge ...

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Springville Community Theater flying high with production of “Mary Poppins”

By Bethany Adams, For The Tribune SPRINGVILLE -- Something is happening in Springville Middle School that can only be described with one word. And that word is “supercalifragilisticexpialidocious.” Springville Community Theater’s 40th anniversary show, Mary Poppins, will open on Thursday, July 28. Directed by SCT founder June Mack, the musical combines elements from the classic movie with brand new concepts ...

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Judge turned author to host book signing in Trussville

By Megan Miller, Editor TRUSSVILLE -- Although Debra Goldstein spent 23 years on the bench as a judge, she’s now making a full-time career of being a writer. There will be a celebration of the release of her new book, “Should Have Played Poker,” at DeeDee’s Book Rack on July 30 from 1-3 p.m. “I love independent and small book stores,” Goldstein said. Goldstein said she’s known the store owner, Debbie, for a ...

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Awards presented for annual beautification contest

By Megan Miller, Editor TRUSSVILLE – The Trussville Beautification Board held their annual contest on May 17, 2016. There were 20 entries, and the winners were announced at the annual Freedom Fest on July 4. Categories included best landscape design, best turf, best use of color, best homeowner maintained, best business, and professionally maintained, for which there were no entries. First place for best la ...

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Barbershop quartet performance to raise money for TEAM

By Megan Miller, Editor TRUSSVILLE – Eight students from HTHS will be performing at Faith Lutheran Church on Deerfoot Parkway on August 9 at 7 p.m. The quartets are comprised of four male students and four female students. The male students are called “The Administration,” and the female students are called “Harmonia.” The students also sing in HTHS’ chamber choir, and were featured at Trussville’s Annual C ...

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Trussville resident starts Trussville Photography Club for all levels

By Amalia Kortright, For The Tribune TRUSSVILLE -- Photography lovers in Trussville and the surrounding areas now have a way to share their enthusiasm with others. The Trussville Photography Club was recently started by Trussville resident Mike Gardner as a way for him to share his interests. “We’re just getting started. I kept looking for a club close around, and I didn’t really know anyone around here who ...

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