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To serve and to be served - Troy Messenger
Eighteen year olds can join our armed forces and fight to defend our freedom, but not legally buy beer. This inconsistency I think constitutes a disgrace, and highlights some weaknesses of our democratic process. Eighteen year olds have been eligible to ...
Eagles fly into winners bracket with win over Rebels - Troy Messenger
The Goshen Eagles scored five runs in the fourth inning in a 7-1 win over the Zion Chapel Rebels on Wednesday afternoon in the first round of the Class 2A Area 5 Tournament. “It feels good,” said Eagles head coach Amy Warrick. “We tried to come in ...
Are you ready to Relay? - Troy Messenger
The 2016 Pike County’s Relay for Life culminating event Friday night at the Troy Sportsplex will celebrate cancer survivors, remember those who lost their battles with the devastating disease and honor all of those who have raised funds in the fight ...
Troy Arts Council honors local leaders in the arts - Troy Messenger
For 15 years, the Troy Arts Council has held with the tradition of bringing the Southeast Alabama Community Band to the stage each spring and offering the concert to the community admission free. Monday night, the Southeast Alabama Community Band presented ...
Trojans ready for Eufaula in Area 3 Tournament - Troy Messenger
With the regular season now behind them, the Charles Henderson Lady Trojans hope to embark on a long run through the post season. The first step is Thursday when they take on Eufaula in the first round of the Class 5A Area 3 Tournament. “We are very excited.
Galloway Road may be resurfaced - Troy Messenger
The Brundidge City Council will consider the resurfacing of Galloway Road to the city limit on the north side of town. The “thought” for the project was introduced by Brundidge City Manager Britt Thomas and would resurface about a two-mile stretch of ...
Trojans succeed in 2016 - Troy Messenger
The Charles Henderson Trojans ushered in a new era of baseball in 2016. Former assistant coach William Teal took the helm and the led the Trojans to a second place finish in the area and a berth in the second round of the state playoffs. “It was a good ...
Be careful what you wish for - Troy Messenger
Americans heard a voice that invited them to come see, and when they rose from the destructive ashes of the past seven years they saw Donald Trump. The reality of the state of the union became a wakeup call for the rest of the nation. A lot of Americans ...
When the dust clears we will be better off - Troy Messenger
If you have been down 231 in the last month you may have fell victim to random dust storms flowing across the highway. The source of all this dust is coming from dirt being dumped and pushed around to eventually form the foundation of a new road ...
Richard Kendall “Ken” Gibson, Sr. - Troy Messenger
Mr. Richard Kendall “Ken” Gibson, Sr., 58, passed away Friday, April 29, 2016. Visitation will be held on Sunday, May 1, 2016, at Dunklin Daniels Funeral Home from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, May 2 ...
Bible reading underway - Troy Messenger
The 2016 Bible Reading Marathon officially began at 6 p.m. Sunday at the Gazebo on the square in downtown Troy with Elvira Spivey reading from Genesis 1:1 and will conclude at noon on Thursday with the beginning of the National Day of Prayer service.
Lady Trojans end season with sweep of Bulldogs - Troy Messenger
The Charles Henderson Lady Trojans and the Pike County Lady Bulldogs finished their 2016 regular season with a double header on Monday. The Trojans dominated on the mound and swept the Bulldogs, 2-0 and 1-0. “It’s very important to get two wins today ...
Reader’s Choice 2016 awards presented today - Troy Messenger
More than 100 Pike County businesses and individuals will be honored tonight at The Messenger’s 2016 Reader’s Choice Awards event. The winners were selected based on hundreds of votes by Pike County residents during The Messenger’s annual Reader’s ...
American Legion selects Girls State representatives - Troy Messenger
American Legion Auxiliary Post 70 in Troy has selected two young women to attend 2016 Alabama Girls State at the University of Alabama in June. Katie Hale, auxiliary president, said Deizah Holland, Charles Henderson High School, and Susan Stell, Pike ...
Burks signs with Packers - Troy Messenger
Troy running back Brandon Burks signed as a priority free agent with the Green Bay Packers on Saturday. Burks started watching the 2016 draft the same way any other NFL prospect would, with hopes of being selected by an NFL franchise. Shortly after the ...