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TCNP to host 7th annual Float Your Boat Festival

By Megan Miller, Editor PINSON – Friends of the Turkey Creek Nature Preserve invite Pinson residents to the 7th annual Float Your Boat Festival on July 16. [caption id="attachment_5775" align="alignleft" width="258"] Turkey Creek Nature Preserve in Pinsonphoto courtesy of Turkey Creek Nature Preserve[/caption] Float Your Boat will offer a 5k trail run, balsa wood boat races, an ice cream give-away, swimming ...

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An itch in time: Alabama summers bring increased exposure to poisonous plants

By Alicia Rohan, Alabama News Center Poisonous plants cause the most common allergic reactions to the skin, affecting as many as 50 million Americans each year, according to the American Skin Association. University of Alabama at Birmingham Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine Dr. Walter Schrading says it is important that people are able to identify poisonous plants, prevent an allergic reaction and t ...

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Traveling Vietnam Wall prepares to make stop in Alabama

By Michael Tomberlin, Alabama News Center Few things are as moving as visiting the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C., but a memorial that literally moves is able to bring a similar experience to veterans where they live. The American Veterans Traveling Tribute will bring what officials say is the largest traveling Vietnam Wall memorial ever to visit Alabama with a five-day event [caption id="attachment_3 ...

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Drowning top cause for death in U.S.

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports Summer is a time to hit the pool, beach or lake to cool off, but drowning is the leading cause of unintentional injury death among children ages 1-4. Although young children are the primary age bracket affected, they aren’t the only ones subject to the tragedy, as about 10 people die every day from unintentional drowning, making it rank fifth for unintentional injur ...

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Colorful detergent pods more likely to cause poison injuries in children

By Bob Shepard, Alabama News Center Laundry pod detergents are far more likely to cause poisoning injuries in young children than are nonpod laundry detergents, and are four times more likely to lead to hospitalization, according to findings published this month from researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. The study, published in Injury Prevention, estimates there were almost 36,000 cases of ...

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Leeds Arts Council to present Oklahoma

Special to The Trussville Tribune LEEDS -- UPDATE: The July 22 of Oklahoma will begin at 7:30 p.m., the performance on the 23 will begin at 7 p.m., and the performance on the 24 will begin at 2 p.m. ORIGINAL: The Leeds Arts Council is presenting Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! directed by Cliff Keen, Jr. Rachel White is the Assistant to the Director, Shane Champion is the Musical Director, and Sandi Nic ...

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Alabama ranked 8th most patriotic state in the nation

By Tiairra Parker, Alabama News Center Hearts beat more red, white and blue in Alabama than almost anywhere else in the nation, according to a new report. WalletHub, a website that uses data to rank cities and states in a number of categories, found that Alabama is the eighth “Most Patriotic State in America” for 2016. To identify the country’s patriotic hotspots, WalletHub compared the 50 states using 12 k ...

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Annual Freedom Celebration to take place Monday

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports TRUSSVILLE -- The annual Freedom Celebration will take place July 4th on the Mall in downtown Trussville. There will be inflatables and rides for children of all ages, as well as a fireworks presentation at 9 p.m. The event is free for all to attend. Food will be available for purchase from Big Al’s Hot Dog Wagon, Full Moon BBQ, Wheelin’ & Grillin’, Rita’s Lemon ...

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New dentist looks to combine love of art, dentistry to Turner Family practice

By Bethany Adams, For The Tribune TRUSSVILLE -- If you ask someone to name a form of artwork, they might list a number of things. While anything from drawing to sculpting to dancing might be mentioned, chances are that no one will say anything about dentistry. [caption id="attachment_32354" align="alignleft" width="225"] submitted photo[/caption] Starting this summer, a new dentist in the area is hoping to ...

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Birmingham-based Christian author releases new book

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports BIRMINGHAM – Birmingham author Robert G. Wilkerson has had his fourth book published by Birmingham based publishing company, Christian Way Press. [caption id="attachment_11969" align="alignleft" width="172"] Robert Wilkersonsubmitted photo[/caption] The book, called The Road to Resurrection, contains 23 chapters studying those whom Christ met, helping the reader fin ...

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