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Continue to expect delays along the I-59/20 Bridge Project in Birmingham

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM– As construction continues in downtown Birmingham for Interstate improvements, the Alabama Department of Transportation says drivers should expect delays. The following closures will take place weather permitting as follows: The 31st Street N and 25th Street N on ramps to 59/20 NB will close Tuesday, Aug. 20 at 9 p.m. until Friday, Aug. 23 at 5 a.m. each ...

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FBI: Truck driver threatened mass shooting at Memphis church

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports A truck driver has been arrested after saying he would commit a mass shooting at a church in Memphis, Tennessee, authorities say in newly filed court records. Thomas Matthew McVicker was apprehended in Indianapolis before the plan could be carried out, according to court papers filed Monday. It's the most recent case in a string of men being arrested around the coun ...

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Obituary: Tempie Elmore

Tempie Evelynn Elmore, at 87 years young, danced and sang her way into Heaven on Aug. 17, 2019. She was preceded in death by her husband, Levi Elmore; parents, Ina Murray and James Murphree; her brother, Ervin Murphree; her sister, Shelia Murray. She is survived by her sister, Hazel Garmon; and her 3 boys and their wives, Mike and DeeDee, David and Lee, Lynn and Judy; and Lisa, a very special friend; and ma ...

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Sheriff: Mississippi mom shoots adult daughter’s boyfriend

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports HURLEY, Miss. (AP) — Authorities in Mississippi say a woman shot the boyfriend of her 20-year-old daughter. News outlets reported 38-year-old Rachael Dungan and Lillian Shoemaker were charged Saturday with aggravated assault. Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell said the victim told deputies that Dungan came to his home while he was with Shoemaker, who is his girlfrien ...

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Huskies take on Pinson Valley this Friday

By Shaun Szkolnik, sports editor TRUSSVILLE – The wait is nearly over. Husky football is set to brighten our Friday nights and bring joy into our lives as Hewitt-Trussville kicks off the season this Friday, Aug. 23. The Huskies will be launching into the season in one of the most exciting ways imaginable. This year’s season opener will feature a match up with Pinson Valley. Pinson Valley is coming off of ba ...

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Jack Whitaker, Hall of Fame sports broadcaster, dies at 95

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports NEW YORK (AP) — Jack Whitaker, whose Hall of Fame broadcasting career ranged from the first Super Bowl to Secretariat's Triple Crown to short essays from major sporting events, died Sunday morning, CBS reported. The network said Whitaker died of natural causes in his sleep in Devon, Pennsylvania. He was 95. Whitaker, a Philadelphia native who was wounded on Omaha Be ...

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Ex Alabama QB Jalen Hurts named Oklahoma starter for opener

By Cliff Brunt, AP NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — No. 4 Oklahoma has named Jalen Hurts its starting quarterback for the Sept. 1 season opener against Houston. Hurts played in three national championship games for Alabama and helped the Crimson Tide win the 2017 national title. He transferred to Oklahoma in January and has won the job over redshirt freshman Tanner Mordecai and true freshman Spencer Rattler. Hurts star ...

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Chip Lindsey hoping to sustain Troy’s successful run

By John Zenzor, Associated Press TROY, Ala. (AP) — Chip Lindsey and his family were just settling into their new house in Kansas when he received a call about taking over Troy's football program. Lindsey, who had recently become Les Miles' offensive coordinator at Kansas, moved into the house with his family on Jan. 4 shortly after they joined him in Lawrence. Then Troy called about its head coaching job an ...

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Trussville Shoplifting Review

From The Trussville Tribune staff reviews TRUSSVILLE — The Trussville Police Department made four shoplifting arrests from Aug. 12 – Aug. 19, 2019. The department posted mugshots on its Facebook page. Christopher Davidson of Mountain Brook, Venny Temple of Birmingham, Treasure Moore of Birmingham, Tiffany Davis of Homewood are all facing charges. The cases are not related. [caption id="attachment_85893" ali ...

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Ainsworth opposes south Alabama toll proposal

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Lt. Gov. Will Ainsworth is expressing opposition to a proposed toll bridge in south Alabama. The Republican lieutenant governor posted a video Monday saying he is firmly against the project. Ainsworth is one of nine members on the Toll Road, Bridge and Tunnel Authority. Ainsworth said the toll proposal will harm working families and violates ...

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