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Musical Memorial: Rex Locklar Memorial Jamboree set for April 9-11 - Troy Messenger
When Rex Locklar died a year ago, some predicted the end of the bluegrass festivals at Henderson. For 44 years, Locklar had hosted bluegrass festivals in April and October at the Henderson Music Park. “We came because of Ol’ Rex then and he’s the ...
Elm Street to be resurfaced - Troy Messenger
With the city’s approval of the ATRIP Phase II funding, Pike County Commissioners are eager to see the work that will be done to Elm Street Road. Harry Sanders, Pike County administrator, said the county had already done its part of the work resurfacing ...
After 25 years, well-known forester hanging up his hat - Troy Messenger
After 25 years with the Alabama Forestry Commission, Jeremiah “Bull” Rodgers officially retired Monday. Rodgers was “roasted” at noon by those with whom he has worked and friends and family. It was a fun way to bring to a close what, Rodgers said ...
PLAS varsity Patriots fall to Abbeville, JV wins - Troy Messenger
For any team, when you’re down and out you stay out, but not the Pike Liberal Arts Patriots. The varsity Patriots faced off against Abbeville Monday in a battle of a contest with the Patriots losing 10-9 against the Generals. But, head coach Allen Ponder ...
Accountability Act still under discussion - Troy Messenger
As Alabama Senate members return from its annual spring break this week, members will once again address the Alabama Accountability Act. “It’s one of the first bills (the Senate) will discuss when we get back to session (today),” said Sen. Jimmy ...
Lois Waller Carter - Troy Messenger
Mrs. Lois Waller Carter, age 82 of Winfield, passed away on Monday, March 30, 2015 at her residence. Mrs. Carter was born on September 5, 1932 to Mr. & Mrs. Clyde and Ruby Gibbs Waller. Mrs. Carter was a devoted wife and loving mother who was adored by ...
William Sikes - Troy Messenger
Mr. William Wade Sikes age 75 of Troy died Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at his home. Funeral Services will be Friday, March 13, 2015 at 10:00 am from the Chapel of Dillard Funeral Home in Troy with Reverends Mark Stephens and Jerry Wilkes officiating.
James L. Groover - Troy Messenger
Mr. James L. Groover age 86 of Troy died Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at his home. Funeral Services will be held Thursday, March 12, 2015 at 2:00 pm from the Chapel of Dillard Funeral Home in Troy with Reverend Dwayne Norman officiating. Burial will follow in ...
Barbara Gilchrist Greer - Troy Messenger
Barbara Gilchrist Greer was born on February 10, 1952. Her life has been a gift to anyone that had the privilege of knowing her. Her smile, laughter and fun-loving spirit captivated the hearts of everyone she met. Heaven became a more beautiful place on ...
Roy “Lamar” Tatom, Jr. - Troy Messenger
Mr. Roy “Lamar” Tatom, Jr. age 85 of Brundidge died Tuesday, February 17, 2015. Funeral Services will be held Thursday, February 19, 2015 at 2:00 pm from the Brundidge United Methodist Church with Reverend Ed Shirley officiating. Burial will follow at ...
Lessie Mae Flowers Wilson - Troy Messenger
Lessie Mae Flowers Wilson age 75 of Goshen died Monday, February 16, 2015 at the Troy Regional Medical Center. Funeral Services will be held Friday, February 20, 2015 at 2:00 pm from the Chapel of Dillard Funeral Home in Troy with Reverend Craig Holmes and ...
Jim Howard - Troy Messenger
James Davis “Jim” Howard, age 82 Formerly of Troy died Friday, February 27, 2015 in Montgomery. Funeral Services for Jim Howard will be held Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 2:00 PM with Reverend Andrew Knick officiating. Burial will follow in the Green Hills ...
Elizabeth Phillips Stewart - Troy Messenger
Elizabeth Phillips Stewart, age 93, passed away Tuesday, February 17, 2015, at Troy Health and Rehabilitation. A graveside memorial service will be held at Silverbrook Cemetery in Wilmington, Delaware on March 28, 2015, for her immediate family. Mrs ...
Durrell R. Yancey - Troy Messenger
Durrell R.Yancey, age 82, of Troy, died Friday, March 20, 2015, at his residence. Funeral services will be held on Monday, March 23, 2015 at 11:00 am from the chapel of Green Hills Funeral Home with Minister Thaylon Maddox officiating. Burial will follow ...
Jon David Pinckard - Troy Messenger
Jon David Pinckard, age 74, of Wetumpka, Alabama, passed away Friday, February 13, 2015. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Green Hills Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Northcutt officiating. Burial will follow ...