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PHOTOS: National Night Out in Argo

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports ARGO — The city of Argo hosted National Night Out on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019. St. Clair County Sheriff Billy Murray and other members of the sheriff's office were on hand to meet and greet residents. According to Mayor Betty Bradley, the purpose was to bring first responders together with members of the community. "A special thanks to Billy Murray and St Clair Count ...

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Trussville Police: Would be ATM thief has been arrested

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports St. Clair County — Investigators with the Trussville Police Department executed a search warrant at a residence in St. Clair County Friday, Aug. 9, 2019. The action was related to attempted thefts of two ATMs at convenience stores in Trussville, said law enforcement. See related: 2 attempted ATM thefts in Trussville under investigation The first attempted theft of a ...

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Trussville woman wanted on felony warrants

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE — According to Crime Stoppers of Metro Alabama, a Trussville woman is wanted on felony charges. Kelli Brook McLaughlin, 26, of Trussville, is facing charges for three counts of drug trafficking. McLaughlin was wanted by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office as of Aug. 9, 2019. Her last known address was on Norris Farm Road in Trussville. [caption id="atta ...

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Center Point man wanted for violating sex offender registration notification act

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports CENTER POINT — Crime Stoppers of Metro Alabama issued an alert for a man wanted out of Center Point. Jeffrey Dewayne Underwood, 33, is wanted for a violation of the sex offender registration notification act, according to the Birmingham Police Department. [caption id="attachment_85232" align="alignleft" width="300"] Jeffrey Dewayne Underwood. Photo: Jefferson County ...

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Argo City Council meeting to be held Monday

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports ARGO — The city of Argo will be holding a council meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 12. The council will discuss several items of importance and receive reports about activities in the city. Among the items that the council will be receiving information on will be a police report, fire report, food bank report and teen council report. The council will also hear from Jo ...

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Drought affecting about 1 million in Deep South

By The Associated Press BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A new assessment shows about 1 million people are being affected by drought in the Deep South, but conditions are improving slightly in some areas. The latest report released Thursday by the U.S. Drought Monitor shows parts of Alabama, Georgia and South Carolina all have regions that are too dry. The worst areas are agricultural counties in southeast Alabama a ...

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YWCA Central Alabama hiring for 42 positions for AmeriCorps program

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM — YWCA Central Alabama is taking applications for the 2019 - 2020 Building Communities, Bettering Lives AmeriCorps program. The program is all about helping those in need. Women and men 21-years-old and over are encouraged to apply for paid positions helping the homeless, victims of domestic violence, youth and those fighting inequality. There are 42 posi ...

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Brains and Beauty: Trussville native crowned Miss Iron City 2019

By Erica Thomas, managing editor TRUSSVILLE — Trussville native and Hewitt-Trussville High School senior MaKenzie Ward was crowned Miss Iron City 2019 on Sunday, July 28. Now, the local beauty is doing all she can to give back and to get ready for Miss Alabama 2020. Ward is no stranger to pageants, but she said she was surprised when she was crowned Miss Iron City. "I really didn't expect it because I was t ...

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TRUSSVILLE POLICE: Man had meth, heroin, pills

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE — The Trussville Police Department arrested a man on drug charges on Aug. 1, 2019. Johnny Earl Hinkle, 36, is charged with trafficking methamphetamine, unlawful possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Detectives said Hinkle was located after the department received a crime tip. They said they found Hinkle in pos ...

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