News stories published in The Messenger’s Online Edition from November 2 through November 15, 1999, included:

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, September 11, 2002

November 2, 1999

Brundidge police look into death of local man

The Monday death of a Brundidge man has left the Brundidge Police Department involved in an investigation into what officials fear may be a murder.

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Andrea Domizio crowned Pike County Junior Miss

Andrea Domizio stood before a packed Adams Center Theater Saturday night and told the audience she wants to be a distinctive individual who stands for what she believes in and makes a difference in her community and in the lives of others.

Lockheed hits milestone in missile production

A milestone was reached by Lockheed-Martin’s Troy facility when it rolled off the 1,000th missile dubbed "the most advanced Army aviation munition."

Attorney hit with fees for sanitation violation

Troy attorney Timothy J. Magee was found guilty and fined $300 plus court costs for unsanitary operation of a sewage disposal system.

November 3, 1999

Troy teen jailed for robbing resident

Troy police arrested a 16-year-old male for attempted first degree robbery in the early morning hours on Halloween.

November 4, 1999

City prepares for Christmas parade Nov. 29

Plans are underway for the City of Troy’s annual Christmas Parade through downtown Nov. 29.

Scheer’s Lumberjacks will perform for Pioneer Day

Pike Pioneer Museum is gearing up for what should be one of the biggest events ever at the museum.

Mitchell to chair Energy Council

Sen. "Walking" Wendell Mitchell (D.-Luverne) has been elected chairman of the Energy Council, an international legislative energy policy organization.

November 5, 1999

Weekend coat sale, food drive is opportunity to help others

‘Tis the season to be thinking of others and there are many who are in need.

Four arrested for plot to murder

A Pike County woman has been arrested and charged with solitation to commit murder, and three Troy men have been arrested and charged with attempted murder in the Saturday shooting of an Ebenezer man.

Take a chance to light the Christmas tree

Jana Grice, Meredith McLendon and Troy Mayor Jimmy Lunsford want to remind children to sign up for a chance to light the city Christmas tree with the mayor. The lighting will be held November 29th after the Christmas parade.

November 7, 1999

Brundidge town meeting fails to connect with GTE

BRUNDIDGE – Those who came to the town meeting at Ft. Wendell K, Taylor National Guard Armory in Brundidge Thursday night came hoping to hear that their telephone company, GTE, would respond favorably to the pleas and frustrations of the "little people"along its line.

County, city get ready for turn of century

When the clock strikes midnight on New Year 2000, Troy City and Pike County officials don’t anticipate there to be many problems.

November 8, 1999

Landfill sold to Allied Waste

BRUNDIDGE – The City of Brundidge got some unexpected news Monday and exactly what it means, none of the city officials know.

PTO seeks new look for middle school

The word around Charles Henderson Middle School as of late has been renovate, and the Parent-Teacher Organization is working steadily to give the school a new look.

Landfill sold to Allied Waste

BRUNDIDGE – The City of Brundidge got some unexpected news Monday and exactly what it means, none of the city officials know.

November 10, 1999

Brundidge Arts, Crafts Show set Saturday

The Annual Brundidge Arts and Crafts Show will be held Saturday in downtown Brundidge on the lawn of the historic Bass House.

Museum prepares for lumberjack show

Shades of Paul Bunyan! The Lumberjacks are coming!

City seeks grant to build new sports complex

If members of the Troy City Council get their way, a new sports complex will be coming to town.

Veterans Day program planned

for 11th hour of 11th day

In a drizzling rain in a railway car in the Compiegue Forest in 1918, peace was signed and fighting was ordered to stop on all battlefronts at the 11th hour of the 11 day of the 11th month. World War I had ended and the world was at peace.

November 11, 1999

CHHS students honor local

veterans with special program

Rick Stetson, guidance counselor at CHHS, introduced Charles Henderson High School Veterans’ Day essay winners Joey Hollis (first place), Aaron Rascoe (second place) and Beth Stewart (third place) read their works Wednesday at a school assembly.

Pike County Cattlemen’s Association

named No. 1 in state

The Pike County Cattlemen’s Association has been named the number one county cattlemen’s association in the state and the large turnout for the annual Cattlemen’s supper Monday night was part of the reason why.

TSU to serve region through technology network

The $1 million bond issue announced Monday by area Alabama Legislators will have far-reaching effects in Pike County, according to Troy State University officials.

November 12, 1999

Chamber prepares holiday events

Mother Nature has nothing to do with whether Pike Countians enjoy a white Christms this year.

Rubble all that’s left of downtown Goshen

Downtown Goshen is undergoing change that may sadden some of its lifetime residents, but will eventually bring a sense of unity to the community.

Bob Gordon: Once a ham, always a ham

Bob Gordon said he’s not a full time volunteer at the Colley Senior Complex. Mary Ann Casey says otherwise "so it might be otherwise."

Pioneer Day bound to be major attraction

Scheer’s Lumberjacks might be center ring at Pioneer Day at Pike Pioneer Museum Saturday but they won’t be the only show in town.

Veterans honored with program

"Thank you for serving our country."

November 14, 1999

Farm City Banquet scheduled this week

Once again, it’s time to honor the Pike County agricultural community.

TPD nabs suspected rapist, burglar

First degree burglary and first degree rape are the charges facing a 39-year-old Troy man who is being held in the Pike County Jail under two $30,000 bonds.

Plans for sports complex announced by city

A proposed sports complex would add 12 tennis courts and a softball field for residents of Troy and students at Troy State University if funds become available.

November 15, 1999

Seniors let their voices be heard

A call is going out to all senior citizens in Pike County to let their voices be heard.