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Pilot Club raising funds - Troy Messenger
The Troy Pilot Club is hosting somewhat of an unusual fundraiser. It involves a cow, a grid and a pie – a cow pie – to be exact. Tracie Davis, club vice president, laughingly said the fundraiser is being billed as the Pilot Plop and is set for 3 p.m ...
GHS volleyball wins area - Troy Messenger
GOSHEN – The Goshen girl’s volleyball team won their Area 6 tournament game in dominating fashion Monday night against Luverne and will now advance to regional play against Class 2A, Area 3 team Houston Academy Friday in Montgomery at the Cramton Bowl ...
Holohan: Trojans have gem in soccer team - Troy Messenger
There hasn’t been much to brag about this football season at Troy University. Legendary head coach Larry Blakeney announced his impending retirement earlier in the season, and the Trojans are off to a rough 1-6 start. Diehard fans and supporters are ...
Council considers rezoning - Troy Messenger
The Brundidge City Council held a public hearing prior to its regular meeting Tuesday to consider two rezoning requests. The first request was for property at 373 7th Avenue to be rezoned from an R-3 multi-family residential to MHR mobile home residential.
CHHS’s Dobson driven to lead and serve - Troy Messenger
A day for Charles Henderson High School’s SGA president Laura Dobson is always filled with school, work, extra-curricular activities and music. Dobson is the current CHHS SGA president and is also involved in many student clubs and community service ...
Peanut tales - Troy Messenger
Eddie Bailey knows the story of how Dr. George Washington Carver asked the Good Lord why He made the universe and the Lord said that was too big of a question for him. So Carver asked the Lord why he made man and again, the Lord said the question was too ...
Goshen Eagles learning from upset loss - Troy Messenger
GOSHEN – Going into Goshen’s game last Friday against Highland Home, Eagles head football coach Bart Snyder was worried about his team. “It was just not a good week last week at all,” Snyder said. “We were not mentally ready. It was probably one ...
Police warn of warrant scam - Troy Messenger
The Troy Police Department is warning residents of a new phone scam involving federal warrants and a probate judge’s office. The TPD received four reports this weekend of a man calling and representing himself as a member of the Federal Warrant Division ...
A reason to smile: Locals join Alabama Senior Hall of Fame - Troy Messenger
The Troy Nutrition Center is bursting at the seams with pride in that three members of the Center’s family have been named to the 2014 Alabama Senior Citizens Hall of Fame. Eunice Jevne Schloemer and Albert and Mildred Baker were name to the prestigious ...
Pike County BOE approves hires, employee travel - Troy Messenger
The Pike County Board of Education met Oct. 13 and approved several hires and requests by faculty and staff members to attend leadership and annual conferences. The board approved the hire of Marilyn Thompson and Jalesha Merritt as part-time special ...
Troy BOE approves capital plan - Troy Messenger
The Troy City Schools Board of Education on Monday adopted a $27.5 million, five-year capital improvement plan. “It’s actually more of a wish list,” said Dr. Lee Hicks, superintendent of the school system. “Each year, we meet as a group of teachers ...
Trojans set sights on Jaguars - Troy Messenger
Coming off of a 53-14 beatdown loss at the hands of Appalachian State Saturday, the Troy Trojans and head coach Larry Blakeney were left to lick their wounds and wonder what exactly went wrong against the Mountaineers while speaking at the Trojans ...
Clear skies forecast for Thursday’s balloon launch - Troy Messenger
If the weather forecast holds, there should be fair skies and clear sailing for Thursday’s balloon launch at Troy Regional Medical Center. A high of 76 is predicted under sunny skies with nothing more than a 5 mph breeze for Thursday. The balloon launch ...
Candace Hines Daughtry - Troy Messenger
Candace Hines Daughtry, age 55, of Troy, Alabama, died Saturday, October 18, 2014. A celebration of her life will be held Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Green Hills Funeral Home with Rev. Lloyd Hodge and Dr. Paul Kendrick officiating.
Ruby Cleone Chance - Troy Messenger
Mrs. Ruby Cleone Chance of Troy passed away Friday, October 17, 2014 at Troy Health and Rehab. She was 86. Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, October 20, 2014 at Skeen Funeral Home Chapel in Troy with Rev. Ernest Green officiating. Burial ...