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VIDEO: Trussville students celebrate Veterans Day

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE — Trussville City Schools celebrated Veterans Day with special guests and programs. Below are photos of events from Paine, Magnolia and Cahaba Elementary Schools. Also, check out the video of Cahaba Elementary singing for veterans. [caption id="attachment_93013" align="alignleft" width="300"] Magnolia Elementary[/caption] [caption id="attachment_93008" al ...

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Inside the Statehouse: State legislature not very good stepping stone

By Steve Flowers MONTGOMERY — Early speculation on the 2020 U.S. Senate race had state senator, Del Marsh, listed as a potential GOP aspirant.  He had considered making a plunge into the Special Election contest for Jeff Sessions’ seat in 2017 but opted out. Most astute observers never thought he would ultimately pull the trigger then, or this year.  Unlike others, who have run and won statewide, Marsh is e ...

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Veteran helped by Alabama deputies could reconnect with son

By The Associated Press JASPER, Ala. (AP) — A social media post about a veteran wearing an oxygen mask while walking down a road may help connect the man to his estranged son. The Morgan County Sheriff's Office said in a Facebook post that the Gulf War veteran attempted to walk about 100 miles (160 kilometers) from Walker County to Huntsville for an appointment Wednesday because his car wasn't working. A Wa ...

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FAITH: Something old, something new

By Michael J. Brooks “Something old, something blue, something borrowed and something new” is an old rhyme repeated at weddings. I’ve known many brides through the years who’ve been creative in order to include these items in their bridal attire. I suppose “something new” is the theme song of our age. Those of us who have lived a few years now remember how things used to be, along with the exhilaration of n ...

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Jefferson County deputies investigating 2 shootings in Brighton

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BRIGHTON — Detectives with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office are investigating two separate shootings in Brighton on Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019. The first shooting happened around 4:39 a.m. Deputies were dispatched to the 5200 block of McClain Street where a man was shot after a dispute that started in the Wylam community. Investigators believe Kerry McLemore, 27, sh ...

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Trussville native wins Emmy award for work on television news documentary

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A Trussville native was honored with an Emmy award from The National Academy of Television Arts & Science, Mid-America Chapter. Katelyn Ingram Deckelbaum is a producer at KATV in Little Rock, Arkansas. Deckelbaum was the executive producer for an hour-long documentary on legalizing medical marijuana in Arkansas. For that work, the television ...

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2019 Trussville Christmas Parade float information

By the Trussville Area Chamber of Commerce It is time to plan your entry for the 2019 Trussville Christmas parade sponsored by   Amari & Gray Legal Advocacy and Consulting. We hope that you will use this opportunity to promote your business and just have some fun with the citizens of Trussville! The parade will be Saturday, December 14, in downtown Trussville. Line-up will begin at 1:00 and the parade w ...

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FAITH: Would you still “go to church” if?

By Joshua Winslett, Beulah Primitive Baptist Church in Leeds In the gospel of John, our Savior explicitly names two problematic reasons why people followed him and solicits a third reason from his closest disciples (John 6:26,68). The first reason mentioned is that people followed him because of his miracles (John 6:26). This can be broken into two subcategories. Some people followed him to be healed (Luke ...

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Kids talk about God: Why do people have to die?

By Carey Kinsolving and Friends People die because "God wants more angels," says Katie, 6. Though some people act like angels and others like the devil, angels are angels and people are people. With the exception of morticians, no one likes funerals. When we experience the loss of a friend or a loved one, it's easy to forget that death is not part of God's original plan. "When Eve sinned and ate from the tr ...

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Veterans Day Freebies and Deals

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports Veterans Day is Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. Several businesses are offering freebies and discounts to military personnel, veterans, and their families. Here is a list of offers available in the Birmingham-metro. Please check your local business to ensure offers are being honored at your location. American Family Care is offering free flu shots Monday. Applebee's Neighbor ...

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