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Paine student presents consignment sale check to Ronald McDonald House

From Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE -- Paine Elementary student Katherine Grigsby held a consignment sale last week in Trussville to benefit the Ronald McDonald House charity. This was a personal community service project for Grigsby, and she said she was excited to see the pageant and prom dresses as well as having a chance to meet new people and support a great organization. The event was a v ...

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Trussville native raising money to bike 865 miles across Florida with disc golf tournament

By Chris Yow Editor TRUSSVILLE -- Trussville native Hunter Stewart will take part of his summer vacation to bike across the state of Florida as part of Gear Up Florida. Gear Up Florida is an event with a goal to raise funds for The Ability Experience, which is an organization built to serve people with disabilities. Stewart is an active member of the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity, and said being able to participa ...

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Paying the price: Pajama pants go from good buy to better

By June Mathews Of a Certain Age ... and Counting Anyone who knows me is aware of my penchant for a good bargain. Mama taught me early and well to hold out for the markdowns and look for the clearance signs. So when I spotted an end-of-season table filled with fleece pajama pants at Walmart a few weeks ago, I was naturally drawn to it. Though most of the hapless garments sported pink zebra stripes or a star ...

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Clay youth cheerleaders perform at UAB basketball game

From Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM -- The Clay youth basketball cheerleaders and competition squad performed Saturday at the UAB basketball game. The group performed well enough to be asked to perform again at a later date. [caption id="attachment_38768" align="alignleft" width="300"] Submitted photo[/caption] ...

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Paine student hosting charity consignment sale Saturday in Trussville

  From Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE -- A Trussville 10-year-old is hosting a formal wear consignment sale on Saturday, Feb. 25, to benefit the Ronald McDonald House charity. Paine Elementary School student Katherine Grigsby is a competitive gymnast as well as an award-winning piano student who competes in pageants. In 2016, a fellow pageant participant suffered a stroke. While her friend ...

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Chick-Fil-A selects ideas from HTHS students to improve usage of app

From Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE -- A class of Hewitt-Trussville students have partnered with Chick-Fil-A in Trussville for a marketing project. The project's goal is to increase the number of orders placed at the restaurant through the CFA One app. The CFA One app allows customers to order and pay for food through their cell phones before arriving at the location. Representatives from Chick ...

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Trussville Gas & Water gives girl scouts a tour of their treatment facility

By Chris Yow Editor TRUSSVILLE -- How does water get to the tap? That’s what Girl Scout Troop 133, based in Pinson, wanted to find out Monday morning. [caption id="attachment_38671" align="alignleft" width="300"] Trussville Gas & Water's Alan Long shows local girl scouts the difference in the water as it goes through each process in the plant. Photo by Chris Yow[/caption] To learn about the process, the ...

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Trussville mom and daughter to take on Make-A-Wish Trailblaze Challenge in May

  By Nathan Prewett For the Trussville Tribune TRUSSVILLE – “It’s not a race. It’s a journey,” says the slogan for the 2017 Trailblaze Challenge by the Alabama Make-A-Wish Foundation. The journey for volunteers like Trussville resident Jan Belcher, 53, and her daughter, Katie Boswell, 28, is helping dreams come to life for children with illnesses. [caption id="attachment_38629" align="alignleft" width= ...

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Trussville native competing for Miss Maroon and White at Mississippi State Univ. this weekend

From Trussville Tribune staff reports STARKVILLE, Miss.—A Trussville native is among thirty-three young women who will compete for the title of Miss Maroon and White 2017 at Mississippi State University on Friday, Feb. 17.  [caption id="attachment_14125" align="alignleft" width="116"] Jessica Lyster (2014 Student of the Month)[/caption] Junior Jessica Lyster is a kinesiology major at the school. She is the ...

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Trussville 10-year-old’s Pony Club wins quiz competition in Georgia

From the Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE – Ten year old Preston Healy, a native of Trussville, expresses his love of horses by taking part in the Cahaba Pony Club. Healy and his teammates recently won 5th place in the Junior D division of the United States Pony Club South Region’s 2017 Quiz Rally, which was held at Coweta County Fair Grounds in Newnan, Georgia. Healy’s team won with a total of e ...

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