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VIDEO: Birmingham authorities ask for only accurate information to be shared in case of missing child

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM — The Birmingham Police Department once again pleaded to the public for information in the case of kidnapped 3-year-old, Kamille McKinney. Police Chief Patrick Smith asked for the person who has McKinney to drop her off at a police or fire station to be reunited with her family. "I wanted to reach out to just one individual," said Smith. "If you know wher ...

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Hewitt-Trussville football to be featured on nationally televised ‘Small Town Big Deal’

By Joshua Huff, sports editor TRUSSVILLE — The Hewitt-Trussville football team will be the focus of an episode of Small Town Big Deal as the nationally televised program highlights high school football in the south. The show will be in Trussville on Oct. 25, 2019, to experience what high school football in the south represents and how the sport impacts each town. With over one million viewers weekly, Small ...

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Amid a season of hardship, Hewitt-Trussville can only press on with trip to Tuscaloosa County

By Joshua Huff, sports editor TRUSSVILLE — The body blows continued to land against Hewitt-Trussville this past Friday as the Huskies took a gut punch following a last-second game-winning successful two-point conversion by Mountain Brook that squashed any hope of a return to the playoffs. Despite a defensive performance that could best be described as outstanding, the Huskies succumbed to the current of a s ...

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Police search of apartments fails to locate missing girl

By the Associated Press BIRMINGHAM — An intense search of an apartment complex didn't turn up signs of a missing 3-year-old Alabama girl who was abducted from a birthday party days ago, police in Birmingham said Wednesday. Live video from news outlets showed police blocking off a street and the sound of a law enforcement helicopter overhead. Officers in helmets and other tactical gear were seen entering an ...

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Concussions on rise during high school football games, recurrent concussions down in all sports

By Joshua Huff, sports editor A new study published in the journal of Pediatrics on Tuesday found that the rates of concussions during football practice and recurrent concussions across all sports have gone down, but the concussion rates have increased during actual football games. The study looked into data on 9,542 concussions across 20 high school sports that occurred between the 2013-14 and the 2017-18 ...

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Teams take a plunge in updated state football rankings

By Joshua Huff, sports editor The updated ASWA high school football rankings proved to be quite unkind for the teams within The Trussville Tribune coverage area. With the loss to Sylacauga last Friday, Center Point plunged out of the top 10 in Class 5A with just 11 votes. The Aggies jumped the Eagles after receiving 14 votes. Center Point will close out the regular season in the coming weeks with a showdown ...

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Jefferson County School District responds to lunchroom sign at PVHS

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports PINSON — The Jefferson County School District issued a statement in response to a sign that was posted in the cafeteria at Pinson Valley High School. According to Principal Michael Turner, the Child and Nutrition Program Manager posted a sign that said, “NO MONEY FOR LUNCH?? NO LUNCH.” The school system responded hours after a photo of the sign was posted on Faceboo ...

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2 persons of interest in Kamille McKinney kidnapping case arrested on unrelated charges

From The Trussville Tribue staff reports BIRMINGHAM - Two people being questioned in the disappearance of 3-year-old Kamille McKinney have been arrested on unrelated charges, according to the Birmingham Police Department. Patrick Devone Stallworth is charged with four counts of possession of child pornography and three counts of possession of child pornography with intent to distribute after police said the ...

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PVHS principal removes sign from lunchroom after social media storm

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports PINSON — The principal of Pinson Valley High School is working to clear up rumors after receiving social media backlash over a sign posted in the school's cafeteria. According to Principal Michael Turner, the Child and Nutrition Program Manager posted a sign that said, "NO MONEY FOR LUNCH?? NO LUNCH." "The sign is not an accurate depiction of what our policy is for ...

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