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Trussville turns pink, holds run to fund scholarship, breast cancer awareness

By Anna McFall One of Trussville’s longest-running fundraisers is being held in a few weeks. The Maple Leaf Run will take place on Saturday, Oct. 27 at The Mall in historic downtown Trussville. With more than 300 participants, the Maple Leaf Run is held annually, and serves as a fundraiser for the Trussville Chamber and as a platform for breast cancer awareness. A portion of the proceeds from the race will ...

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Spydels band reunite after 43 years

by Tina Tidmore They don't have a tour planned, but the Spydels band does have a gig. Three of the original six members have joined with two new members to bring back the music that many from northeast Jefferson County may remember. Clayridge Baptist Church is hosting a car show on Oct. 13 with the Spydels performing outside, starting around 3:30 p.m. In the mid-1960s, a group of Hewitt-Trussville High Scho ...

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Annual Fry-Down event just days away

Submitted to The Tribune The best amateur catfish fryers in Alabama will square off for the 3rd Annual Cahaba River Society Fry-Down, a competitive catfish cooking contest and riverfront festival to celebrate the beauty and significance of the Cahaba River. The event will b held  Sunday, Oct. 7, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., at Trussville Springs, along the banks of the Cahaba. A donation of $15 gets admission to the eve ...

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Want to win 2 tickets to the Cahaba Fry-Down this Sunday?

Here's how to enter the drawing for 2 free tickets to this weekend's event. First, make doggone sure you "Like" The Trussville Tribune Facebook  page and the Cahaba River Fry-Down Facebook page.  Then, post on The Trussville Tribune Facebook page, "Gimme those Fry-Down tickets!" We will announce the winner at 8:00 pm tonight, Thursday, October 4, 2012! Here's more info on the event.  If you haven't been bef ...

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Trussville art show reveals local talent

By Tina Tidmore The Cahawba Art Association of Trussville included wood and stone carvings, paintings, graphite drawings, jewelry, photographs and tatting pieces in their Sept. 29 art show at Eastminster Presbyterian Church in Trussville. Calvin Macon, who retired from the Navy in 1999, said his work at the Navy involved a lot of down time, so he needed a hobby. At his home off Brewster Road, he now spends ...

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A bite of Spiritual Fruit: Patience

SPIRITUAL FRUIT: PATIENCE Submitted by Robert G. Wilkerson, DMin.  Read Galatians 5:22-26 The fruit of the Spirit is love, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness,                     and self-control. -Galatians 5:22 “Oh Lord, give me patience….and give it to me right now,” the man prayed. We may be smiling at his prayer, but if we were honest, many of us would have to confess that we ...

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Ramona Quimby community theatre tickets now on sale

By Anna McFall  Tickets are on sale now for Trussville’s ACTA Theatre’s upcoming fall performance, Ramona Quimby. Performances will take place Friday and Saturday, Oct . 12-13 and 19-20 at 7:00 p.m.  Sunday matinee performances are Oct. 14 and 21 at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $l2 for adults; $10 for senior adults (55 and older); and $8 for students. Appropriate for the whole family, Beverly Cleary's “Ramona Quim ...

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Buy groceries, pay less for gas

By Tina Tidmore   It’s called “fuelperks,” and it has left some Shell customers confused and others excited . Pumping gas does not usually include using the Winn-Dixie card. But now, at participating gas stations, inserting the Winn-Dixie Rewards Card before pumping the gas takes pennies off for each gallon and dollars off the total. Here’s how it works: for every $50 spent at Winn-Dixie using the Winn ...

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Trussville Six to be “arrested” in library fundraiser Sunday

Submitted by Sandra Bearden Six Trussville residents will be arrested and booked for reading banned books at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept.30 at the Trussville Public Library. The event is being held in conjunction with Banned Books Week, which takes place Sept. 30-Oct. 6. The event will help raise funds for the library. On the “arrest” list are Trussville Councilman Buddy Choat; Father William P. Lucas of Holy Infan ...

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Reflections of a childhood cancer survivor

by Anna McFall Earlier this month, Gov. Robert Bentley signed a proclamation recognizing Alabama as a state that supports the national campaign for childhood cancer awareness. According to the American Cancer Society, childhood cancer is the second leading cause of death for children under 15 years old and the most frequent cause of childhood death by disease. The most common forms of childhood cancer are l ...

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