Pike County can take pride in many things

Published 12:00 am Monday, June 30, 2003

Good morning and good Tuesday, we're off to another great week in Pike County.

Last week was yet another example of all the things we in Pike County can claim as bragging rights.

The Pioneer Farmers Market officially opened Saturday, providing the freshest produce for home-town folk and visitors alike.

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Brundidge celebrated the Fourth of July with its annual Independence Day Parade, and L.A. Robinson was honored at the parade for his 40 years of agriculture education in Pike County.

Congratulations go to Amanda Ford for being tapped to lead Charles Henderson High School's Blue Machine band. She's the first woman director since the band's charter in 1920.

Hundreds of Pike Countians participated in Scott Dawson's Hope for You Festival.

The Troy Police Department's sixth annual blood drive once again met its goal to help provide blood for those in need. A special thanks goes to Jackie Carlisle, a police department employee who organizes the event behind-the-scenes each year.

Troy Elementary School vice-principal Juan Henderson will be stepping into the principal's role in the new school year on an interim basis so that Geoffry Spann can help implement the Alabama Reading Initiative. Congratulations to both men and we wish them good luck.