History of The Messenger

Published 12:00 am Friday, May 24, 2002

Since 1866, The Messenger has served as the Troy and Pike County community’s leading news source.

Every Tuesday through Friday and Sunday, the Messenger provides Pike County citizens vital information for making informed decisions about their community as well as enriching lives through enlightening commentary and entertaining features.

Our award-winning sports coverage and unparalleled community event coverage sheds a brilliant light on the good things going on throughout Pike County, Alabama.

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In addition, The Messenger serves as a leader in community development, through association with local agencies such as The Pike County United Way and others.

Twice the winner of The Alabama Press Association’s General Excellence Award, The Messenger continually strives to provide its readers and advertisers a top-quality newspaper and superior service.

Now, with our online edition we can offer even greater service to our community and broaden exposure to the place we call home.