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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Fans meet Trojan basketball team at fan day - Troy Messenger
College basketball season is right around the corner, and on Saturday fans got a chance to meet the men and women who will suit up for the Troy Trojans this season during fan day. The teams were positioned in the center of Tailgate Terrace before Saturday ...
Trojan baseball team comes out on top in friendly 14-inning contest - Troy Messenger
The Trojans baseball team took the field for the first time since the spring against the Ontario Blue Jays and came out in high sprits as they finished their first of two seven-inning halves against the Blue Jays winning 8-3 and the second round of seven ...
CHHS rallies in second half, defeats Rehobeth - Troy Messenger
Charles Henderson High overcame a slow start in the first half to dominate the second half and claim an important 30-7 Class 5A, Region 2 victory over Rehobeth Friday night in Troy’s Veterans Memorial Stadium. The Trojans built a 9-7 halftime lead, but ...
Bulldogs continue win streak - Troy Messenger
On Friday night, the Pike County Bulldogs ended homecoming week with a regional showdown against the Slocomb Redtops and were able to make enough plays down the stretch to escape with a 36-20 win. It can be difficult to stay focused during the week of ...
Candidates file election reports - Troy Messenger
With just under a month left until the Nov. 4 general election, local candidates have continued to receive donations to further their campaigns. For September the candidates raised a total of $95,103.04. The candidates spent a total of $57,638.11.
Trojans fall to Appalachian State - Troy Messenger
Coming off their first win of the season last week which featured an explosive performance in the running game, Troy University was flying high and seemed to have some extra wind in their sails coming into Saturday’s matchup with Sun Belt newcomers ...
The Patriot: At 92, Hathaway recognized for her efforts to support the troops during World War II - Troy Messenger
At age 92, Irene Hathaway never expected to be recognized for anything except her age. That’s why she laughingly told her friends at the Troy Nutrition Center that the U.S. Air Force Concert Band was coming to Troy for her birthday on Oct. 13. “I didn ...
Dreams of ‘chutes’ - Troy Messenger
Mama’s dream was for me to get married in a wedding dress made from Daddy’s white, silk parachute from World War II. I did not. Curiosity got the best of me. I was fascinated by parachutes. We made them from handkerchiefs by tying strings to each of ...