Boy Scouts

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Jill Taylor Spero

Prince of Peace Catholic Church parishioner and school graduate Jeff Murai recently built an “outdoor classroom” on the school campus as his Eagle Scout service project. more

Jan 12, 2018 4:00 PM High Schools

Several weeks before the event, Hoover central office administrator Linda Goodwin reached out to a local Scout leader, asking for assistance in preparing 1500 bags of popcorn. more

Aug 29, 2017 9:16 PM People

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Submitted by Darrell Dinkel.

On June 28, Dylan Calvin, Jonathan Dinkel, Nick Loukotka and Christian Pegouske, four Boy Scouts from Hoover-based Troop 23, returned from a nine-day, 100-plus-mile canoe trek through the upper waters and marshlands of Manitoba, Canada. more

Aug 29, 2017 9:13 PM People

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Photos courtesy of Mark Garner

Boy Scout Troop 1, chartered by Southminster Presbyterian Church in Vestavia Hills, held an Eagle Scout court of honor on Sunday, June 25, which recognized young men who have earned Scouting’s highest rank. more

Jul 20, 2017 4:20 PM People


Photo courtesy of Mark Rogers.

One of the oldest Boy Scout troops in the nation meets every Monday night at Christ Church United Methodist on Caldwell Mill Road. In 1917, just seven years after the founding of the Boy Scouts of America, Troop 5 was formed. more

Mar 27, 2017 8:11 PM People


Photo courtesy of Angelo and Debbie Manna.

Jonathan Della Manna, a member of Troop 69 at Mountain Chapel United Methodist Church in Vestavia Hills, has achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. more

Nov 23, 2016 4:21 PM High Schools


Photo courtesy of Jammie Cowden.

Trustworthy. Friendly. Kind. These adjectives are not only three of the 12 parts of the Scout Law, but are also words that fellow scouters used to describe 17-year-old Hoover resident Matthew Green. more

Nov 23, 2016 4:13 PM People

He was a member of Boy Scout Troop 119. more

Apr 29, 2016 4:08 PM People


Photo courtesy of Diana Henze.

Douglas Henze, a member of Troop 69 at Mountain Chapel United Methodist Church in Vestavia and under the leadership of Scoutmaster Angelo Della Manna, made the rank of Eagle Scout. more

Apr 29, 2016 4:02 PM People

​Boy Scout Troop 21 in Bluff Park will host its annual yard sale and fundraiser in the parking lot of Bluff Park United Methodist Church on Sat., March 5. more

Feb 22, 2016 10:30 PM People

Troop 23

Photos courtesy of Michael Holt.

In July, an American flag was raised in honor of Marine Aviator Cyrus Augustus Clarke at Discovery United Methodist Church by Boy Scout Troop 23 of Hoover. more

Sep 23, 2015 3:26 PM People

Boy Scouts

Photos courtesy of Joshua Cornett.

Boy Scout Joshua Cornett recently renovated a trail at Riverchase Baptist Church on Crossvine Road for his Eagle Scout project. more

Sep 23, 2015 3:22 PM People

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