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Pinson councilman wants turf for football field next season

By Lee Weyhrich PINSON -- Pinson Valley High School was recently upgraded to Class 6A status, and Councilman Joe Cochran wants the new visitors that status will bring to be impressed. Cochran has been vying for a new artificial turf to be installed at Willie Adams Stadium for the last few months. “I would like us to entertain the concept, early now, about getting the turf put in next year,” Cochran said. [c ...

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Nearly 3 decades later, former HTHS exchange student maintains close ties with host family

By June Mathews TRUSSVILLE -- A few days before classes began at Hewitt-Trussville High School in the fall of 1987, Student Council member Ginger Prewitt (now Wallace), attended an orientation session for incoming exchange students. There she met a Danish girl named Mette Hald (now Hoffmann), and the two became fast friends. As Ginger learned more about her new friend, she became concerned that Mette might ...

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Preliminary hearing waived in robbery case of former Auburn signee from Pinson

By Gary Lloyd BIRMINGHAM -- The preliminary hearing for Earnest Shaquille Robinson’s first-degree robbery case was waived Tuesday morning. Jefferson County District Court Judge Shelly Watkins said the case will now be heard by a grand jury. Robinson was present for Tuesday morning’s hearing. Robinson, 19, a former Pinson Valley High School football standout who signed to play football at Auburn University l ...

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Trussville ‘looking at’ participating in program to enhance school culture

By Gary Lloyd TRUSSVILLE -- A new program to enhance school culture by noting and rewarding positive behavior of students is being initiated by the Alabama State Department. The new program, using the Learning Earnings tool, aims to improve behavior school-wide through the combination of new administrative tools, professional development and ongoing analysis and monitoring of student performance. [caption i ...

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Red Cross blood donation set for Sunday in Trussville

From staff reports TRUSSVILLE -- The American Red Cross continues to have an urgent need for blood donors of all blood types to give before the Labor Day holiday, even after many more donors stepped up to give following an urgent call issued in late July. Donors with types O negative, B negative and A negative blood are especially needed. On Sunday, Aug. 17, a blood donation center will be set up at NorthPa ...

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Pinson OKs city park contract

By Lee Weyhrich PINSON -- The Pinson City Council last week approved of entering into a contract for the construction of the new city park. Clements Dean Construction will build the park for $1.57 million. J.A. Dawson will be paid $277,850 for equipment. The total includes all alternates for the park project. The contract process was the final step before work can begin on the project. [caption id="attachme ...

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2 cyclists critically injured near Morris

From staff reports MORRIS -- At about 6:30 a.m. Saturday, deputies were called to investigate a traffic accident on Highway 31 near Morris Majestic Road, according to Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Randy Christian.  Christian said the accident involved two bicyclists.  "Deputies arrived to find the two riders critically injured," Christian said. "The pair, a 55-year-old man and a 48-year-old ...

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Clay names new city councilman

By Lee Weyhrich CLAY -- The Clay City Council has its newest member. Bo Johnson was nominated to replace the council seat vacated by former Councilman Mark Halstead at this week’s meeting. Halstead left the city council due to a relocation. Johnson was chosen out of seven candidates, and took over annexations and new business. [caption id="attachment_15206" align="alignleft" width="300"] Bo Johnson, left, w ...

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Pinson nearing garbage pickup service

By Lee Weyhrich PINSON -- Residents new and old to Pinson may soon be seeing a change in garbage pickup. The Pinson City Council could approve a new garbage pickup plan as soon as the next meeting, assuming the council doesn’t wish to make further changes, Councilman Joe Cochran said. The city council next meets Thursday, Aug. 21 at 6:30 p.m. at Pinson City Hall. [caption id="attachment_7731" align="alignle ...

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One year later, classmates, teammates honor Brock Bowman

By Gary Lloyd TRUSSVILLE — At his memorial service almost a year ago, Brock Bowman was remembered for his smile, for his cheerful heart. Today, he’s remembered the exact same way. It’s been a year since Bowman, then a junior at Hewitt-Trussville High School, drowned in the Cahaba River while inner tubing with friends. Bowman would have been a senior this year, and the Class of 2015 is honoring his memory. [ ...

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