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December 1, 2016 by Howard Cox (Register to contact)

Ron Messer class of '75 was severely hurt in an auto accident, He is recovering. More info check with Ernie Green '75 or Ron's sister Carla '76(?) '77(?).

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Scholarship in memory of slain Huffman H.S. Senior now accepting applications  WBRC

Dr. Kre Johnson of Brownstone Total Family Healthcare is turning the tragedy of Courtlin Arrington's death into something that's positive.



Teen indicted in death of classmate Courtlin Arrington at Huffman High School  AL.com

A Birmingham teen has been indicted in the March shooting death of his classmate Courtlin Arrington inside a Huffman High School classroom. A Jefferson ...



Huffman High School shooting: Student held in death of 17-year-old Courtlin Arrington  AL.com

A Huffman High School student is in custody in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Courtlin Arrington inside the east Birmingham school. Police have not identified ...



Alabama State Department of Education releases failing schools list  CBS42.com

The Alabama State Department of Education released the list of failing schools this month. Among the 76 schools listed, 20 Birmingham City Schools were on ...



After 2 shot outside Mobile high school, board member calls for metal detectors  AL.com

Two people were shot on the Davidson High School campus after a basketball game between Murphy and Blount.



Huffman High graduates remember Courtlin Arrington  WVTM13

It was a bittersweet day for the 312 students who graduated from Huffman High School on Tuesday. Amid the sea of green caps and gowns sat an empty chair ...



Huffman High School Loses 2nd Student In 2 Months To Gun Violence  Patch.com

Huffman Loses 2nd Student In Two Months - Birmingham, AL - A Huffman High School student involved in a shooting outside a Huffman recreation center last ...



Wrongful death lawsuit filed in shooting death of Courtlin Arrington at Huffman High School  AL.com

The family of slain Huffman High School senior Courtlin Arrington on Tuesday filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the Birmingham Board of Education and ...



Judge: Death of Huffman High student not intentional but 'extremely reckless'  AL.com

Michael Jerome Barber,17, is charged with reckless manslaughter in the March 7 shooting at Huffman High School that left 17-year-old Courtlin Arrington dead.



Mom fears for daughter's safety at Huffman High graduation  AL.com

Huffman High graduation is set for Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at Birmingham's Crossplex. One mother said threats have been made against her daughter and ...



Huffman High School student talks about deadly shooting  WVTM13

A Huffman High School freshman talks about a shooting that claimed the life of a 17-year-old classmate and injured another. Advertisement. Top Picks.



Huffman High School junior charged in fatal shooting of classmate Courtlin Arrington  AL.com

The Jefferson County District Attorney's Office on Friday announced the manslaughter charge against 17-year-old Mike Barber, a Huffman junior and wide ...



Family of Huffman High School shooting victim calls for action  WVTM13

The aunt of a 17-year-old killed by a fellow student an Alabama school last week has called for school safety reform and action against gun violence. Shenise ...



Family of slain Huffman High School student files wrongful death lawsuit  WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com

Lawyers representing the estate of Courtlin Arrington filed a wrongful death lawsuit in Jefferson Civil Circuit Court on Tuesday.



Suspected burglar arrested at Huffman High School  CBS42.com

A sizable Police presence was at Huffman High School around noon today. Birmingham Police declined to speak on camera, but they told us via text message ...



Opinion | Everyone is going to pretend that Steve Marshall didn't break the law  alreporter.com

Steve Marshall is going to get away with it. In a response to questions from APR, Gov. Kay Ivey's office said this week that it won't be moving forward with an ...



Doctor creates scholarship in Huffman High School senior's memory  WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com

A Birmingham doctor is turning tragedy into something positive for students with healthcare career goals. Dr. Kre Johnson created a $1000 scholarship in honor ...



Mother of Huffman student killed in shooting files wrongful death lawsuit  WVTM13

The mother of a Huffman High senior who was killed in a school shooting has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the school and city leaders. Advertisement.



Huffman HS shooting suspect denied youthful offender status, trial date set  WBRC

The teen charged in a fatal shooting at Huffman High School last spring has been denied youthful offender status.



Opinion | Baldwin County school board sues state Superintendent Eric Mackey  alreporter.com

Three weeks ago, we told you about the mess in Baldwin County regarding the effort of Gulf Shores to start its own city school system. The county school board ...



Birmingham football player Michael Barber charged with manslaughter in shooting of classmate  USA TODAY High School Sports

Barber has been charged with shooting La'shawn Arrington at Huffman High in Birmingham.



Funeral service set for 17-year-old killed in Huffman High shooting  AL.com

Funeral services for Courtlin Arrington who was killed in a shooting at Huffman High School will be held March 24 at Guiding Light Church.



Opinion | One year later, we still March for Our Lives — Alabama Political Reporter  alreporter.com

On the day we celebrate love, we also must commemorate a devastating anniversary, the first since the mass shooting last year at Marjory Stoneman Douglas ...



Huffman High students hold vigil, march to call for end to violence  WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com

A Huffman High School student is begging for change after losing a fellow classmate in last week's shooting. Students said it will be difficult to walk through the ...



Attorney of Huffman High shooter calls case "tough"  WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com

The attorney believes the timing of Arrington's death, just three weeks after the massive school shooting in Parkland, Fla., may have played a role in the reason ...



Parker High School teacher, Huffman High student win NextGen competition  Birmingham Times

Kaleena Watts, who teaches American literature in A.H. Parker High School's English Department and Jarvis Prewitt, a 16-year-old Huffman High School junior, ...



State stakes hopes on pre-K — Alabama Political Reporter  alreporter.com

Alabama students trail their peers in most other states as well as children in other developed countries. In 2018, Edweek graded Alabama's K-12 achievement at ...



Student, 17, shot to death at Birmingham AL high school  American School & University

A 17-year-old high school student in Birmingham, Ala., has been shot to death inside a classroom in the school. Al.com reports that Courtlin Arrington, a senior at ...



School construction, renovation part of Langford's legacy  AL.com

Nearly every school within Jefferson County has been impacted by a 1-cent sales tax championed by former Birmingham Mayor Larry Langford, who died Jan. 8.



Fight at Huffman High School leads to gunfire  Alabama's News Leader

UPDATE: 10:45 p.m.:Birmingham Police say the whole things started after some students got into a fight.Parents say they were told to get off of the property and ...



Teen Dead After Shots Fired On Elton B. Stephens Expressway  Patch.com

BIRMINGHAM, AL - An 18-year-old recent Huffman High School graduate was shot and killed on Elton B. Stephen Expressway in downtown Birmingham over ...



TAP hosting inaugural free HS football camp in Birmingham  AL.com

The camp, set for Thursday, July 26, from 7-9 p.m., at Huffman High School, is free and open to all underclassmen in grades 8 through 12.



Opinion | A little diversity could have saved everyone from a lot of blackface embarrassment  alreporter.com

Diversity is important. If nothing else, I've learned that much from the last week-plus of debates over blackface. Chances are, if the governor of Virginia or any of ...



Opinion | What we could be versus what we are — Alabama Political Reporter  alreporter.com

At a remarkable press conference today, Gov. Kay Ivey announced a massive spending plan that invests in the people of Alabama and draws on practices from ...



17-year-old girl shot in the head at Inglenook Rec Center; female suspect in custody  CBS42.com

The victim, Nyteria Spigner, has been pronounced dead at UAB Hospital, according to Birmingham Police. . For the latest stories in breaking news, videos, and ...



Tough day for Parker High School; Tough year for Birmingham City Schools  WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com

Two months, three separate tragedies, and five students killed. It has been an emotional year of loss for Birmingham City Schools.



Huffman High teacher, coach Alan Plump dies at 52  Alabama's News Leader

Huffman High School teacher and coach Alan Plump died Monday night, school officials said.Plump, 52, of Nashville, Tenn., taught physical education and held ...



UA, AARP partner to study needs of Alabama's older military vets  alreporter.com

The University of Alabama Office for Military Families and Veterans and AARP Alabama are partnering to conduct a survey to assess the needs of older veterans ...



Huffman High School mourns loss of teen killed in Center Point wreck  WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com

Huffman High School is mourning the loss of a 16-year-old student.



Department of Education makes budget request — Alabama Political Reporter  alreporter.com

Alabama Superintendent of Education Eric Mackey addressed the budget committees Tuesday for both the Alabama House of Representatives and Senate.



Huffman High sophomore killed in crash remembered as 'model student'  AL.com

As the investigation continues into a Sunday morning traffic crash that killed a Birmingham teen, school officials say they are mourning the loss of the girl who ...



Former Huffman High School teacher enters plea deal in student sex case; gets probation  The Birmingham News - al.com

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - A former Huffman High School teacher, who was arrested on charges he had sexual relations with a 14-year-old student, pleaded ...



Increased security at Birmingham schools  WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com

Birmingham City School System to increase security measures.



Huffman High School football player charged with murder in weekend shooting death of teen  AL.com

Robert Clarke, 16, is charged as an adult with murder in the death of 16-year-old Cameron "Cam" Toles.



Jones re-ups bill to increase focus on financial literacy in school  alreporter.com

U.S. Sen. Doug Jones, D-Alabama — alongside Sen. Kristen Gillibrand, D-New York, and Maggie Hassan, D-New Hampshire — have reintroduced The Youth ...



Woman charged in March traffic death of Huffman High School sophomore  AL.com

A Jefferson County grand jury indicted 28-year-old Jessica Nicole Abdullah on Sept. 22, according to court records made public Friday. She is charged in the ...



Opinion | A legacy for the ages — Alabama Political Reporter  alreporter.com

In a column on Wednesday, Alabama Political Reporter Editor-in-Chief Bill Britt noted that Gov. Kay Ivey's time is now to do big things for Alabama. That may well ...



Birmingham's Old Huffman High School Is Demolished (photos)  The Birmingham News - al.com

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama--The old Huffman High School, known for its distinctive domed roofs, will soon be reduced to rubble. A new 250,000 square-foot school ...



Opinion | New federal judges in Alabama — Future legacy  alreporter.com

Regardless of what happens in Donald Trump's administration over the next two years, he will have a proven record of success as President especially if you are ...



Zapp Band to highlight City Council District 1 music festival  Birmingham Times

Zapp Band, Logan The Entertainer and Charlez & The Purple Experience will highlight the District 1 Music Festival on Friday, August 17. The festival, hosted by ...



Opinion | Organizational session, legislative leadership with potential new stars  alreporter.com

The Legislature has met for their organizational session and elected their leadership for the next four years. Both the House and Senate leadership remain ...



Teen shot, killed driving on Elton B. Stephens Expressway in Birmingham  AL.com

An investigation is underway into a deadly shooting in downtown Birmingham. Police and firefighters responded to the scene about 2:15 p.m. Saturday at First ...



Woodfin, Ej Bradford Among Birmingham Newsmakers In 2018  Patch.com

Woodfin, Ej Bradford Among Birmingham Newsmakers - Birmingham, AL - Who made headlines in the Birmingham metro in 2018? Patch looks at some of the ...



Former Huffman student suing over 'sex-for-grades' proposition  WVTM13

A Huffman High School student is suing her former teacher, Birmingham City Schools and the Birmingham Board of Education after she said a teacher asked her ...



Alabama school shooting leaves one student dead, two others wounded  The Mercury News

Moriah Balingit · The Washington Post. A shooting at an Alabama high school has left one student dead and two other people wounded, police and firefighters ...



Trainer Kevin Brown recovered from neck injury, helps others become fit  Birmingham Times

For Kevin Brown, founder of and trainer at Xtreme Fitness and Performance in downtown Birmingham, he and the business are one in the same. “If you take this ...



Youthful Offender status denied  CBS42.com

Huffman High School student will be charged as an adult for shooting a fellow classmate, claiming it was an "accident."



Birmingham high school teacher, 41, charged with having sexual contact with 14-year-old student  The Birmingham News - al.com

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - A Huffman High School teacher has been arrested on charges he had sexual relations with a 14-year-old student. A Jefferson County ...



Birmingham teen pleads guilty to killing 20-year-old in 2016 shooting  AL.com

A Birmingham teenager was sentenced to prison yesterday after pleading guilty to killing a young man whom police tried to help. Tishaun Johnson, 19, was ...



She finds goodness where others see only trouble  AL.com

She believes you change the world when you reach an at-risk child. You break the cycle of crime and government dependency and incarceration. You save lives ...



Huffman basketball hit with AHSAA probation, but stays in playoffs  AL.com

Huffman's boys basketball program has been placed on a year of probation by the Alabama High School Athletic Association and forced to forfeit an undisclosed ...



13 Birmingham City Schools on Alabama's list of 'failing' schools  AL.com

Birmingham City Schools has 13 schools on the Alabama State Department of Education's list of 75 failing public schools. Schools that scored in the lowest 6 ...



Opinion | Tommy Hanes is angry, but still wrong — Alabama Political Reporter  alreporter.com

Rep. Tommy Hanes is mad at facts. For real. Hanes apparently spent his Christmas vacation writing out bills to pre-file, and the submission of those bills has not ...



Birmingham school district to roll out new protocol on school safety  WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com

"Our district is in a season of change," said Birmingham City Schools Superintendent Dr. Lisa Herring as she addressed a crowd of parents and neighbors.



Birmingham police on patrol find man shot dead in vehicle on busy Pratt City road  AL.com

A man was killed late Saturday in Birmingham's Pratt City community, the most recent victim in a day of violence in the city. A West Precinct officer on patrol ...



'Outraged' Birmingham mayor calls for public's help after sleeping 12-year-old shot  AL.com

Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin said he was "outraged" after learning a 12-year-old boy was shot and injured while he slept inside his home early Monday ...



6 Birmingham-area high schools ranked among best in country  AL.com

Six Birmingham-area high schools were among 118 statewide which were recognized as the best in the country.



Birmingham church unites community to end gun violence  WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com

One Birmingham church organized an event to get families talking about what they can do to stop the gun violence in our community.



Andre Smith makes quick return to NFL  AL.com

Cincinnati Bengals running back Jeremy Hill jumps over offensive tackle Andre Smith (71) during an NFL game against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Dec. 13, 2015 ...



First day at Birmingham City Schools features changes  CBS42.com

Students return to classes at Birmingham City Schools Monday, and for the first time they enter a school system has district-wide accreditation. . For the latest ...



No arrest made in teen's fatal shooting as family, friends mourn loss  Alabama's News Leader

A Birmingham family that was looking forward to their daughter's senior year in high school, is now planning her funeral instead. Arrielle Lashawn Parker Jeffries ...



Xtreme Fitness and Performance gym attracts top athletes. Here's how.  Birmingham Times

Allen Love, a graduate of Huffman High School in Birmingham, Ala., and a freshman defensive tackle at the University of Louisville in Louisville, Ky., has been ...



Huffman seniors join the ranks of high school graduates  al.com

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama—Members of the 258-student Huffman High School Class of 2014 received their diplomas at the Bill Harris Arena at the Crossplex ...



NFL players partner with Birmingham Housing to host football camp  Birmingham Times

DaQuan Thomas, a 14-year-old entering freshman at Huffman High School, has been playing football since he was a child and plans to continue playing football ...



Huffman High School pulls off Great Gatsby theme for their 2016 prom at Regions Field  AL.com

Huffman High School danced the night away during their 1920's themed prom at Regions Field in Birmingham.



How Huffman High School's graduation rate shot up 50 points in 4 years  AL.com

The gains have been most dramatic at Huffman High School, on Birmingham's east side. There, Principal John C. Lyons has overseen a 50-percentage point ...



Alabama Roots: $100000 per week NFL players  AL.com

Thirty-one players from Alabama high schools and colleges will be paid at least $100000 a week during the NFL season.



Who killed them? 33 unsolved Birmingham-area homicides in first 6 months of 2018  AL.com

As of July 1, 78 people had been slain in Jefferson County -- 52 in Birmingham. Countywide, at least 33 remain unsolved.



Closer Look at Finalists for Next Gen Pitch Competition  Birmingham Times

On May 3, two students and three teachers with Birmingham City Schools will compete in the NextGen Pitch Competition for the grand prize of $5,000; second- ...



2 Birmingham 6th graders afraid of school shootings pen last wills and testaments  AL.com

A rash of school violence threats sweeping the country in recent weeks led to two Birmingham sixth-graders penning a Last Will and Testament of sorts on loose ...



Jazz in the Park 2018: Alabama concert series returns with 26 free shows  AL.com

The 2018 series starts April 8 and runs through Oct. 14, featuring artists that range from trumpeter Bo Berry to keyboard player Gail Jhonson.



'He wanted the day off': Student charged in north Alabama school shooting threat  AL.com

A student found the threat written on the bathroom wall March 1. The written message said a "school shooting" would happen the next day, according to ...



NSD18: National Signing Day Central  WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com

It's National Signing Day! Keep up with all the excitement from around the area, from high schools across Central Alabama.



Police identify person killed in Huffman Road shooting  WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com

Birmingham police confirm one person was killed in a shooting on Huffman Road on Monday afternoon.



Former Huffman High band director Patrick Whitehead pleads guilty in student-sex case  al.com

The former band director at Birmingham's Huffman High School pleaded guilty today to a misdemeanor charge stemming from having sex with a 17-year-old ...



Birmingham City Schools' Class of 2017 secures more than $39M in scholarships  Birmingham Times

By Chanda Temple Birmingham City Schools. Huffman High's Taelor Allen and Imari Anderson, center are joined by from left, Dr. Sharon Bell, Superintendent ...



'Keep your circle small, and your trust deep . . . and off Facebook'  Birmingham Times

“You Had Me at Hello'' highlights married couples and the love that binds them. If you would like to be considered for a future “Hello'' column, or know someone, ...



Students to discuss gun violence, bullying in Center Point High School play Tuesday  CBS42.com

CENTER POINT, Ala. (WIAT) -- Students at Center Point High School will put on a play Tuesday that addresses topics like a school shooting and bullying.



Birmingham Metro Area: 2018 Year in Review  Birmingham Times

The first black Sheriff and District Attorney elected in Jefferson County. Birmingham gets a new police chief. A police-involved shooting of a 21-year-old man in ...



Huffman High School football player gets bail in shooting death of teen  AL.com

A judge, over the objections of a prosecutor concerned about potential violence, on Tuesday set bail for a Huffman High School football player who is charged ...



Hardball in the Heart of Dixie: New Book Hits on Alabama's Rich Baseball History and Players  Over the Mountain Journal

By Rubin E. Grant. When author and baseball historian Doug Wedge was trying to get his first book published, he sought out a publisher in Charleston, South ...



Cardinals release Andre Smith, former Montevallo standout takes his place in lineup  AL.com

Arizona Cardinals offensive tackle Andre Smith (71) blocks during an NFL game against the San Francisco 49ers on Oct. 28, 2018, at State Farm Stadium in ...



Russell County High School's Interact Club plans memorial during National Walkout Day  WRBL

Russell County High School students took a different approach to National Walkout Day by planning a sit-in memorial.



Birmingham's March for Our Lives 2018 a success, student organizers say  AL.com

Birmingham's March for Our Lives took place in Railroad Park on Saturday afternoon, with an estimated crowd of 5,000 wearing blue shirts and carrying signs ...



Failing Alabama public schools: 75 on newest list, most are high schools  AL.com

The list shows schools whose spring 2017 test results on the ACT Aspire are in the lowest 6 percent of all schools in Alabama.



Birmingham students to design custom Converse creations at UAB  UAB News

Professional and student artists at the University of Alabama at Birmingham will help seven Birmingham City high school students paint custom designs on ...



Gun-dealing Alabama teacher ran sex-for-grades scheme after school system failed to unearth his criminal past  AL.com

A victim of sexual abuse by a teacher wonders how he was allowed to remain in the classroom after a felony conviction for dealing guns.



Parkland students push political action at Birmingham town hall  AL.com

Students from Parkland, Fla., Huntsville and Birmingham encouraged political action in the push to end gun violence at a town hall meeting in Birmingham, Ala., ...



After poor report, City Schools officials plan to meet challenges head on  Birmingham Times

Steps are being taken to improve the Birmingham City Schools System's less than satisfactory grade from the state Department of Education, say city school ...



Emantic 'E.J.' Bradford, Jr: a 'silly', 'goofball', 'teacher's pet' who 'resonates with so many'  AL.com

Elijah King was a junior at Holy Family Cristo Rey Catholic High School when freshman Emantic Bradford, Jr. walked through the doors. King didn't originally ...



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