103 years young: Goshen native celebrates 103 years

103 years young: Goshen native  celebrates 103 years

Velma Folmar Hightower celebrated her 103rd birthday Wednesday with family and friends at the nursing home facility in Luverne. Read more | Add your comment

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Sportsplex walking trail may expand

A proposed extension of the walking trails at the Troy Sportsplex would be the first of two expansions planned for the popular center. Read more | Add your comment

  1. City building codes requested to be updated  | Add your comment
  2. Top Readers recognized at Troy library  | Add your comment
  3. Medicare makes debut 50 years ago  | Add your comment

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Distinguished young women participants visit with officials

Distinguished young women participants visit with officials

The Distinguished Young Women participants visited with city officials Read more | Add your comment

World Series Bound

World Series Bound

Three Troy teams will represent Alabama at Dixie Baseball and Softball World Series competitions in August. Click here to see the teams and the businesses ... Read more | Add your comment

Pop named Teacher of the Year

Pop named Teacher of the Year

The Pike County School Board recently congratulated Elena Romona Pop for being named the District 5 Teacher of the Year and for being a finalist ... Read more | Add your comment

Walking trails could expand

A $100,000 grant could expand the popular walking trails at the Troy Sportsplex. Read more | Add your comment

Ms. TH&R named first runner up in Ms. Alabama Nursing Home Pageant

Ms. TH&R named first runner up in Ms. Alabama Nursing Home Pageant

When Dorothy Gainey won the title of Ms. Troy Health and Rehabilitation Center 2015 in March, she thought that was the greatest thing since she ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Sock Hop to feature ‘The Fabulous Shades’  | Add your comment
  2. Humbled Hearts hosting camp  | Add your comment
  3. World War II veterans needed for August programWorld War II veterans needed for August program  | Add your comment
  4. District 5 Yard of the Month winner (PHOTO)  | Add your comment
  5. Pike County names 2015 for 4-H  | Add your comment
  6. Farm-City Committee off to an early start  | Add your comment
  7. Beauty & brains: DYW program this weekend  | Add your comment
  8. Entries sought for 2016 Pet Photo Contest  | Add your comment
  9. GHS resolves leaking issues, fixing damage  | Add your comment
  10. COLLEGE READY: The Colley Senior Complex hosts College and Career Workshop (photos)  | Add your comment
  11. License renewals online  | Add your comment
  12. Jackson able to stand trial  | Add your comment
  13. Locals encouraged to submit stories for book  | Add your comment
  14. TRMC hosting Out of the Darkness Walk  | Add your comment
  15. MOUNTAIN TREKKERS: Douglas Topolse takes trek of a lifetime  | Add your comment
  16. Goshen man may or not stand trial  | Add your comment
  17. Piece of work: ArtBridges Workshop attracts teachers from four counties  | Add your comment
  18. Local resident fills streets with music  | Add your comment
  19. THE PINK LEOPARD: New boutique offers clothes for women of all shapes, sizes  | Add your comment
  20. Nutrition Center hosts ‘Summer Blast’  | Add your comment
  21. Troy Officer cleared for shooting  | Add your comment
  22. Government discussed at PCRW  | Add your comment
  23. CONSTRUCTION: Ray Avenue remains closed from George Wallace Drive to Dozier Drive for the repairing and insertion of storm water drains  | Add your comment
  24. Humane Society gears up for fall  | Add your comment

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Sports

BACK TO BASICS: Athletes learn fundamentals of baseball during annual CHHS summer baseball camp

BACK TO BASICS: Athletes learn fundamentals of baseball during annual CHHS summer baseball camp

Even the heat and early morning practices couldn’t keep the young athletes away from the Charles Henderson Baseball Camp this week at the high school. Read more | Add your comment

  1. PIKE PATRIOT PROUD: PLAS Lady Patriots eager to take the court for fall season  | Add your comment
  2. Troy Machine Pitch team ready for World Series  | Add your comment
  3. World Series Bound  | Add your comment
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Cops, Courts and Fire

Troy Police reports for Wednesday, July 29

Arrest Reports: Hilliard, Tracy Lenat, Age 34, Theft of Property Third Degree Incident Reports: Monday, July 27 Endangering Welfare of a Child on US Highway ... Read more | Add your comment

Lifestyles

MOUNTAIN TREKKERS: Douglas Topolse takes trek of a lifetime

MOUNTAIN TREKKERS: Douglas Topolse takes trek of a lifetime

Imagine a sky so dark that it’s possible to see the individual twinkling of a million stars. That’s Philmont Scout Ranch. Read more | Add your comment

Editorials

DYM program brings out the best in young women

The time of year has come again for the Distinguished Young Women scholarship program to kick off its competition. Read more | Add your comment

Columns & Opinions

Don’t blame McDonald’s for food stamps

A New York State labor commission panel recently recommended a $15 per hour minimum wage for ... Read more | Add your comment

Blogs

Now is the time to help those who’ve lost so much

My husband and I were returning from a trip to visit his family in Montgomery on Christmas night and passed by Brantley Mobile Home Park ... Read more | Add your comment

Letters to the Editor

State government is acting more like Washington, D.C.

State government is acting more like Washington, D.C., every day. The state General Fund is spending close to $1 million more a day than ... Read more | Add your comment