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Brundidge loses beloved ‘Sign Man’ - Troy Messenger
Brundidge has lost its character. Oscar Kyle “O.K.” McDowell died on Saturday leaving a void in the city of Brundidge that cannot be filled. McDowell, a lifetime resident of Brundidge, owned and operated City Antiques “just this side of the railroad ...
Swisher’s influence will continue to be felt by community - Troy Messenger
Sunday was a sad day in Troy as people learned of the death of Bobbie Swisher, a beloved teacher and community member. “To live in the hearts of those you love is to never die” and no more fitting words could be said of Swisher. She will live on in the ...
Clarence Haley Grant, Jr. - Troy Messenger
TUSCALOOSA Clarence Haley Grant, Jr., age 82, of Tuscaloosa, died, July 25, 2014, at Hospice of West Alabama. Services were at 11:30 a.m. Monday, July 28, 2014, at Heritage Chapel with Brother Jimmy Garner officiating. Burial followed in Tuscaloosa ...
Oscar Kyle “O.K.” McDowell - Troy Messenger
Oscar Kyle “O.K.” McDowell, age 67, a resident of Brundidge, AL died Saturday, July 26, 2014. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 11:00 am at the Brundidge United Methodist Church with Reverend Ed Shirley officiating. Interment will ...
ANNIVERSARY: DUNKIN - Troy Messenger
James and Millette Dunkin of Troy celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary today, July 26, 2014. Please join their family, Dawn, Joey and Anna Grace Meredith and Deidre, Todd, Duncan, Dylan and Fletcher Turk, in congratulating them on this momentous occasion.
Pints & pigskins - Troy Messenger
Football fans attending Troy games this fall will find a new item on the concession menu: beer. After completing a “trial run” during the 2014 baseball season, Troy officials plan to continue alcohol sales are Trojan sporting events, including football ...
Troy seeks public’s help in vending machine burglaries - Troy Messenger
The Troy Police Department suspect the three people responsible for stealing money from Brundidge Piggly Wiggly drink machines may be responsible for other vending machine thefts. In fact, the suspects are also wanted in connection to a vending machine ...
Humane Society’s pet photo contest off to a great start - Troy Messenger
Cats are saying dogs have had their day – their one day – and cats will once again rule supreme in the Human Society of Pike County’s 2015 Pet Photo Contest. Ziggy, the best friend of Mallory Hughes, won the 2014 Pet Photo Contest and was the first ...
Semi-pro football team prep for tryouts Saturday - Troy Messenger
Former athletes from the Troy area will soon have the opportunity to compete for titles again. The Troy Spartans will begin play in the Amateur to Professional Developmental Football League, a semi-pro organization, in 2015. In preparation for the first ...
Brundidge Rotary to hold large rummage sale in August - Troy Messenger
The Brundidge Rotary Club will hold a Gigantic Rummage Sale as a fundraiser for its scholarship and RYLA programs from 7 a.m. until on Aug. 2 at Grandmaw’s Kitchen parking lot in downtown Brundidge. Jennifer W. Garrett, Club president, said the Rotary ...