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PHOTO GALLERY: On your marks, get set, go! Brittany Shepard Pugh Memorial 5k a success - Troy Messenger
Saturday’s Brittany Shepard Pugh Memorial 5K and Shep Sprint had its largest turnout to date. As the Troy Junior League’s largest fund raiser of the year, the money raised will stay in the community and help a number of worthy causes.
New Orleans downs Troy 5-3 in 13 innings - Troy Messenger
The Troy Trojans had plenty of opportunities to put the game away early, but couldn’t push the winning run across in a 5-3 loss to New Orleans Friday night. Troy left 14 men on base, including the bases loaded in the eighth and 10th innings ...
Pike County rolls past Abbeville in first area game - Troy Messenger
Most coaches don’t want their teams in the headlines, but Pike County Karie Striplin loves it. She is in the process of rebuilding the Bulldog softball program, and feels her team took a big step towards their goal Friday night. The Lady ...
CAC working to raise awareness - Troy Messenger
April is National Child Abuse Awareness Month and the Pike Regional Child Advocacy Center has a variety of events and activities planned for the month. The CAC always gets Child Abuse Awareness Month campaign off to an early start with the sale ...
PHOTO GALLERY: Banks Elementary celebrates Dr. Seuss - Troy Messenger
The Cat in the Hat is a popular Dr. Seuss character and he was popular with the students at Banks Primary School during the Dr. Seuss celebration Friday. At top, Levi Jones holds his classmates, Eli Head and Madison Faulkner spellbound as he ...
City seeks balance with security plan - Troy Messenger
Troy Mayor Jason Reeves is often asked if being a mayor is what he thought it would be. He compares it to parenthood, the first time you lay eyes on your child. “It’s one of those things that nobody can explain to you,” he said. “One ...
ATO members Walk Hard to raise funds - Troy Messenger
Joseph Mitchell surveyed the pile of backpacks that had accumulated in the quad Friday morning. The packs belonged to 15 members of Troy University’s Alpha Tau Omega fraternity who had opted to spend their spring breaks on a fundraising trek ...
Building dedication honors Homer Reeves - Troy Messenger
The City of Troy honored Grady Homer Reeves by dedicating a building in his honor on Thursday. The Grady Homer Reeves Utility Complex is located adjacent to City Hall on Charles W. Meeks Avenue. Former Troy Mayor Jimmy Lunsford told a few ...
SMITH: We should never stop making a difference in the lives of others - Troy Messenger
Often the thought jumps in my mind that I need to call my father and ask if I can get him something for supper, or if I need to bring some firewood in his house or just to check on him, but in the 1/1000th of a second that thought enters my mind ...
Bazzell: SB380 ‘not about local control’ - Troy Messenger
The Pike County Board of Education unanimously adopted a resolution expressing opposition to Senate Bill S.B. 380 at a called meeting Friday afternoon. Senate Bill S.B. 380, authored by Sen. Scott Beason, R-Gardendale, would halt implementation ...