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DISTINGUISHED GUESTS: Troy United Women's League recognizes local leaders - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

The Troy United Women's League will recognize nine distinguished guests from throughout the county at its Annual Scholarship Banquet tonight at the Trojan ...



Brundidge council approves game room - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

The Brundidge City Council voted Tuesday night to allow Ricky Johnson to open a game room in the former Junior Foods building on South Main Street.



WORKS OF ART: PCHS students paint murals at Banks School - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Over the weekend, Banks Middle School was teeming with colorful excitement. Pike County High School art teacher, Carrie McLaney, and members of the Pike ...



Playoff-bound Pike County Bulldogs continue progressing  Dothan Eagle

BRUNDIDGE – With the weather turning cooler and playoff spots and region titles up for grabs, nobody should be surprised that Pike County is in the ...



Gymnasium wall collapses at Pike County High School - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

The Troy Fire Department responded to Pike County High School at approximately 5:36 p.m. Friday evening, to reports that multiple Oakman High football ...



City Of Brundidge Working to Revitalize Downtown  Alabama News Network

The city of Brundidge is working to bring improvements to its downtown area. The town has formed committees to help look for ways to bring business, spruce up ...



CULTURE OF CHARACTER: PCHS uses grants to create murals - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

In August, Pike County High School was selected with 200 schools in the state to receive the Alabama Bicentennial Schools Grant. The $2,000 grants were ...



Pike County school board makes personnel action - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

The Pike County Board of Education held it last regular meeting of 2018 Monday night. Dr. Mark Bazzell, school superintendent, wished the system's entire staff ...



PCBOE announces plan to build to combine Banks schools at one site - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

The next big capital project for the Pike County Board of Education will be a $5 million project that will eventually house all Banks students, primary and ...



Pike County BOE honors board members - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

The members of the Pike County Board of Education were honored with an appreciation reception Monday afternoon at the Pike County Board of Education ...



Brundidge to host 'Making Alabama' bicentennial exhibit - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Making Alabama: A Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit is coming to Brundidge. The exhibit, presented by the Alabama Humanities Foundation, tells the larger than ...



Pike County Schools names teachers of the year - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

The 2019 Pike County Schools “Teachers of the Year” were announced Thursday at the school system's Teacher In-*Service* Day. Dr. Mark Bazzell ...



CHAMPIONS: Brundidge honors PCHS legends - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Pike County High School former coaches Wayne Grant and Major Lane were the honored guests at the Celebration of Champions held in Brundidge Friday and ...



Pike County High School committed to recycling - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Three years ago, Pike County High School won first place in an ADEM-sponsored recycling competition. Today, the students and teachers are just as committed ...



STORM-READY: Pike County braces for Hurricane Michael impact - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

As Hurricane Michael barreled toward the Gulf Coast Tuesday night, Pike County was serving as a refuge for evacuees even as officials across the county ...



Former Charles Henderson Trojan lands at Pike County - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Former Charles Henderson Middle School basketball head basketball coach Justin Cope is heading to Pike County High School. Cope has been involved with ...



Missing Brundidge man found alive - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

But on Saturday, Brogdon was as lost in rural Pike County as if he had been dropped down in the wilderness of the Great Northwest. Brogdon awoke sometime ...



National education board takes flight in Pike County Schools visit - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Carol Jago grinned as she talked about the flight she had finished just moments earlier at the Troy Municipal Airport. “It was so easy and beautiful,” she said.



HURRICANE HIT: Pike County escapes brunt of catastrophic storm - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

County and city officials watched with bated breath Tuesday night into Wednesday morning as Hurricane Michael intensified from a category two to a category ...



Pike County United Appeal to host 'Master of the Grill' contest - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

That's a question that will not been answered until November 10. However, the winners of the Pike County United Appeal's 2nd Annual Veteran's Day Master of ...



Chamber announces leadership changes - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

The Pike County Chamber of Commerce on Friday announced leadership changes for the 2019 year. Chamber President Kathy Sauer has announced her ...



HURRICANE MICHAEL: Storm could head toward Pike County - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

As of 8 p.m. Monday night, it was still unclear just what kind of weather impact to expect from Hurricane Michael in Pike County. “The latest track has shifted ...



FAIR SEASON: Pike County Fair opens Tuesday, Oct. 2 - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

When the cotton fields whiten and peanuts are boiling in the pot, that's a sure sign that it's county fair time. And nowhere is the county fair more anxiously awaited ...



Bill Rice joins Pike County Economic Development Corporation - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Former Trojan Bill Rice has joined the staff of the Pike County Economic Development Corporation as the office manager and assistant to Marsha Gaylard, ...



Game day: Charles Henderson and Pike County continue rivalry - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

There are no more summer workouts or summer practices – it's time to strap on the helmets and play some football. The Charles Henderson Trojans and Pike ...



VICTORIOUS: Republicans win races in Pike County - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

The results are in from the general election and Pike County voters have chosen the candidates they want to represent them. In the only local race, Pike and ...



Pike County Schools to have resource officers - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Pike County Schools will now have a school resource officer after agreeing with the Pike County Commission and Sheriff's Department to assign a deputy to ...



Suspect in fatal 2017 Brundidge shooting begins trial - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Townsend, 25, of Brundidge, is charged with first-degree murder, in the May 2017 shooting death of Xavier Hakeem Thomas., also of Brundidge. Prosecutors ...



TRUNK OR TREAT: Halloween festivities begin in Pike County - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Families stopped by Park Memorial United Methodist Church and St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church Wednesday night to fill their baskets with candy and dress ...



Report card grades for school systems released - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

The letter grades are in for Alabama school systems, and Troy City Schools and Pike County Schools have swapped places in the latest report. The Alabama ...



Guns, pot seized in Brundidge drug bust - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Pike County Sheriff's deputies have arrested three Brundidge men in connection with a drug raid that resulted in the confiscation of a pound of marijuana, nearly ...



Pike County Fair set for Oct. 2 – Oct. 6 - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Opening night at the Pike County Fair is just around the corner. By that time, hopes are that the hot, sultry days of September will give way to nights with a bit of ...



Reunion Troy announces plans for Veterans Day weekend - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

The Reunion Troy committee has finalized plans for a Veterans Weekend Celebration, November 9-12 in Troy. Mackenzie Kayler, Troy Community Engagement ...



Deputies seize $40000 worth of marijuana during raid - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Troy police and Pike County Sheriff's deputies seized nearly eight pounds of marijuana worth approximately $40,000 Tuesday night in an arrest at Sunset ...



Community remembers former fire chief Thomas Outlaw - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

The death of retired Troy Fire Chief Thomas Outlaw on Monday sent ripples of sadness across his hometown of Troy and throughout the county. Outlaw went to ...



Train collides with garbage truck - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Officials say a collision between a garbage truck and a train in the Tennille community Tuesday morning was not as bad as it could have been. The garbage ...



Top tellers returning for Pike Piddlers storytelling festival - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

The 2019 Pike Piddlers Storytelling Festival will celebrate Alabama's bicentennial year by welcoming to the stage two nationally acclaimed storytellers who are ...



End of the road: Season comes to a close for the Bulldogs with 12-10 loss to Flomaton - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

BRUNDIDGE – Flomaton High School junior quarterback Daquan Johnson rushed for 140 yards and threw for another to lead the Hurricanes to a 12-10 win ...



Cattlewomen to host annual Christmas Bazaar Saturday - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

The Pike County Cattlewomen's Christmas Bazaar is like turning the clock back to the times when people shopped at home in locally owned stores while ...



Little hurricane impact expected for Pike - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

A tropical storm that meteorologists suspect might become a hurricane by landfall Tuesday evening will likely have little impact on Pike County. A hurricane ...



Wilson named county administrator - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

McKenzie Wilson has been named the new county administrator after a 4-2 vote by the Pike County Commission Monday. The commission had tied at 3-3 the ...



Police find body believed to be missing woman - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Police have found a body they believe to be that of 33-year-old Kathryn Louise Davis, who had been reported missing Wednesday night. Troy Police Chief ...



GIVING MORE THAN THANKS: Griffin family carries on Thanksgiving tradition - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Seventeen years ago, Cornelius and Kimberly Griffin were living in New York City. He was a defensive tackle for the New York Giants and was living many ...



National education leaders to visit Pike County Schools - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Encouraged to have “big, blue sky visions” about the future of education in America, a group of national leaders is coming to Pike County this week to ...



READY TO ROLL: Steed Tire under new management - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

About four years ago, Lamar Steed, owner of Steed Tire *Service* in Brundidge, decided he was “tired” and worn out. He was “ready to re-tire.” But he didn't want ...



BIG CHANGES: Commission making critical decisions for Pike County - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

The Pike County Commission is in the middle of one of the most important stretches in recent history according to commissioners. In 2018, the commission saw ...



USDA designates Pike County as primary disaster area - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

WASHINGTON, Nov. 29, 2018 — Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated five Alabama counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Barbour ...



Property taxes must be paid by year's end - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

With all of the hustle and bustle of the Christmas season, it's understandable to forget about paying one's property taxes. So, Pike County Revenue ...



District Judge William Hightower retires after 42 years in office - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

After 42 years on the bench, District Judge William “Bill” Hightower is retiring. Friends and colleagues crowded the main courtroom at the Pike County ...



New probate judge Bunn takes oath of office - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Michael Bunn is officially in as the new probate judge of Pike County. An investiture ceremony was held at the Pike County Courthouse Tuesday morning for ...



Schools see little of internet sales tax - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Dr. Lee Hicks, superintendent of Troy City Schools, stood before his board at a meeting earlier this month and admitted he made an online purchase that ended ...



Thomas Hamilton Outlaw - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Thomas Hamilton Outlaw, 68, of Troy died Monday, January 14, 2019, at his home surrounded by his loving family. Thomas was first and foremost a child of God.



Cemeteries subject of Pike County Historical meeting - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

The Pike County Historical, Genealogical and Preservation Society will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday in the community room of Troy Bank & Trust next to Lowe's.



Farm City Committee plans bicentennial events - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Although folks are sweltering through the Dog Days of summer, the award-winning Pike County Farm City Committee is looking toward the fall harvest season ...



Bulldogs keep rolling with a 20-14 win over Abbeville - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Riding a three game win streak, Pike County hosted the undefeated Abbeville Yellow jackets on Friday night and extended that streak to four with a 20-14 win.



Man dies after fleeing Troy Police - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

A Troy man apparently drowned after attempting to swim away from police officers during a pursuit Wednesday morning. Troy officers made a traffic stop at ...



Brundidge to host annual Christmas parade Tuesday - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

When bells are jingling, and jangling along in Brundidge, that's a sure sign that Christmas is just around the corner. Those bells will be jingling on the heels of ...



Robbery suspect arrested after chase - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

A Brundidge man fled from police Wednesday up and down U.S. Highway 231 before finally being arrested on multiple felony charges. Police spotted Frank ...



SPRING SUMMIT: PCHS alum teaches life skills to Brundidge kids - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

And, those are the words Chris Nickson, a Pike County High School gridiron star, “Alabama's Mr. Football 2003” and the Vanderbilt Commodores quarterback ...



Despite rumors, Brown remains at Troy - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

For the second consecutive season, Brown has been linked to numerous job openings at some of the nation's top programs. After leading Troy to its second ...



PARENT EXPO: Pike County Schools shows off programs - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Parents of children in the Pike County Schools system got an inside look at the programs and resources offered to students Thursday at the Pike County ...



Troy police investigating second fatal shooting over weekend - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Troy police are investigating a second fatal shooting over the Thanksgiving weekend. Troy Police Chief Randall Barr said officers arrived to the scene of a ...



Wilkerson charged with possession of controlled substance - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Police arrested Ulysses Keandre Wilkerson, 18, of Decatur, Wednesday on a charge of drug possession as well as outstanding warrants in Decatur. Troy Police ...



Brundidge loses 'town pillar' Homer Homann - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

“Do what you can to show you care about other people and you will make our world a better place.” Rosalynn Carter never knew Homer Homann but he was ...



GROWTH SPURT: Economic development boons in 2018 - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

“It's been an absolutely phenomenal year for economic development,” said Marsha Gaylard, president of the Pike County Economic Development Corporation.



BREAKING NEW GROUND: Rex Lumber officially begins construction on Troy sawmill - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Construction has begun on a new state-of-the-art lumber mill in Pike County. Rex Lumber officials and county and state dignitaries dug their shovels into the dirt ...



Troy woman killed in wreck on US Highway 231 - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

A Troy woman was killed Friday evening when her vehicle collided with another on U.S. Highway 231 near Kelly Road. Porsha Johnson, 32, was killed when ...



Government shutdown affecting Pike County - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

The government shutdown is having an effect far past Washington D.C. The limited continuation of the USDA is having the largest impact on Pike County.



Turkeys from Heaven feeds hungry families - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

In Pike County, Alabama, turkeys come from heaven. That might seem like an odd statement but not for those who are blessed by the Turkeys from Heaven ...



HONORED: Pike County Board of Education celebrated at reception - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

The Pike County Board of Education was honored at a reception prior to its regular meeting on Monday night at the board office. The reception was a local event ...



ELECTION: Local races narrowed down - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Three local races have unofficially been decided in Pike County and another is going to a runoff if the numbers are certified. One race that has not yet been ...



PRIMARY ELECTION 2018 TRACKER - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

The results will soon be coming in for the 2018 primary races, including races for local seats. Local candidates are vying to become the next representative for ...



Hitch a ride: Uber, Lyft services coming to town - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Pike County residents will have a new option for how to get where they're going Sunday when a new law takes effect allowing ride-sharing services statewide.



Mt. Moriah to celebrate 150 years Sunday - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Mt. Moriah Baptist Church will celebrate its 150th anniversary on Sunday and all members and friends of the historic Pike County church are invited.



RING THE BELL: Salvation Army begins Christmas campaign - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

The ringing of the Salvation Army's bells has been a Christmas tradition since the late 1800s and is the local Salvation Army's largest fundraiser. “The people in ...



Murder trial begins Wednesday - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Xavier Hakeem Thomas, 22, was sitting in his car at Walding Circle in Brundidge on June , 2017, when he was shot and killed. Wednesday, three people will ...



Burglary suspect arrested - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Police arrested Jacobe' Charles Toney, 19, of Troy, Monday and charged him with third-degree burglary in connection to the crime. Police responded to the ...



Troy man struck, killed by vehicle while crossing Elba Highway - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

A Troy man lost his life Thursday night when he was struck by a vehicle while he apparently attempted to cross Alabama Highway 87. James Clay Wright, was ...



Deputies discover guns, drugs in raid - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Deputies seized guns, drugs, cash and hardware Thursday at the residence of a Pike County man. Brian Ming, 45, of Brundidge, was arrested Thursday on ...



Deadline extended to take Troy City Schools survey - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

City officials and members of the Business Education Alliance of Alabama (BEA) are extending the deadline for a community survey on the Troy City Schools ...



Commission votes in tie on county administrator - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

The county commission voted for the second time on a hire for the county administrator position Monday night and again came to a halt on the process after ...



Three men charged with home invasion in Banks - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

A Banks couple were alerted early Monday morning by an electronic security device that someone else had entered their home. According to Pike County Sheriff ...



Baggett, Grant headed to Crenshaw Christian - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Crenshaw Christian Academy in Luverne has made two new hires that board chair SalLee Sasser-Williams said will “be shining lights on what we need for our ...



Pioneer Museum names interim director - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

The Pioneer Museum of Alabama is moving forward with Pike County native Barbara Tatom as its interim director. Jeff Kervin, museum board chair, said the ...



Murder suspect found guilty - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

After two days of trial, a jury has found Jacory Townsend guilty of first-degree murder in the shooting death of Xavier Thomas last year. Townsend, 25, of ...



Allen, Bunn sworn into office - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

After securing more than 59 percent of the vote in Tuesday's election, Judge Wes Allen was officially seated in the Alabama Legislature at noon today.



Suspect in Troy shooting arrested - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Police have charged a Troy woman with second-degree assault in connection with a shooting on Rose Circle Tuesday afternoon. Police responded to the scene ...



Hearing on Maori Davenport eligibility set for Tuesday, Jan. 22 - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

CHHS basketball standout Maori Davenport will go next Tuesday to find out whether she will be eligible for the remainder of her senior season. Newly elected ...



NEW GROUND: Pike County BOE breaks ground on $1m advanced learning center - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

The Pike County Board of Education broke ground on the Pike County Schools' $1 million-plus Advanced Academics and Accelerated Learning Center at 205 ...



LEADERS: Young professionals graduate from Leadership Pike program - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

By Jenna Oden. The 2018 Leadership Pike program concluded Tuesday afternoon with the honoring of 13 graduates during the commencement ceremony at ...



ATI Physical Therapy joins Troy community - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Corey Carr, athletic trainer, and Emily Jones, physical therapist, of ATI Physical Therapy said becoming part of the local community is of critical importance.



Free fireworks show set for Wednesday - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

The Troy Recreation Department is ready to dazzle local citizens once again with one of its biggest fireworks shows in recent years. The Annual City of Troy July ...



Salvation Army's famous camp stew on sale Thursday - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Southern-style camp stew will be served hot from the pot on Thursday at the Pike County Salvation Army *Service* Center at 509 South Brundidge Street.



TIP COLLEY NOMINEES: Exchange Club honors outstanding Christian student-athletes - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

A large group of 25 seniors will be recognized Monday night during the annual Tip Colley awards banquet sponsored by the Troy Exchange Club. The banquet ...



Messenger readers to select 'Pick of Pike' winners with Reader's Choice - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Readers of The Messenger can now choose their favorite local places that they believe are the “Pick of Pike” in the annual Reader's Choice competition.



Woman driving wrong way arrested on meth charges - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Police responded to a reckless driver call on County Road 2225 Saturday to find a vehicle traveling on the wrong side of the road. Officers stopped the vehicle ...



Felony indictments served - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Nearly 70 indictments have already been served after a grand jury session last week and more are still coming. Of the indictments issued so far, there are ...



Police rule death of missing woman a homicide - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Troy Police Chief Randall Barr said police have confirmed that a body found in a wooded area near Pike County Road 1158 Saturday is 33-year-old Kathryn ...



COMING HOME: Lewis reflects on life before politics in Pike County - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

For Georgia Congressman John Lewis, coming home to Pike County is an opportunity to forget about politics and get away from the rigors of public life for a time ...



RECORD RODEO: Event draws largest ever crowd - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

For more than a quarter century, the Pike County Cattlemen's Association has been sponsoring professional cowboy association rodeos in Pike County.



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