Katherine Johnson, Author at The Troy Messenger


Troy’s Scott named to Groza Pre-Season Watch List

Troy University senior kicker Will Scott has been named to the initial Groza Award Watch list. The Palm Beach Country Sports Commission released the list ... Read more

by Katherine Johnson, Wednesday, July 10, 2013 10:25 pm


Pioneer Museum of Alabama names new executive director

The Pioneer Museum of Alabama’s board of directors unanimously named Kari Freeman Barley as the museum’s executive director at its May meeting. Barley has worked ... Read more

by Katherine Johnson, Wednesday, May 29, 2013 11:00 pm


PHOTO GALLERY: Brotherhood ride honors fallen heroes

The Brotherhood Ride is made up of a team of firefighters, law enforcement officers and emergency personnel who ride bicycles to honor those who have ... Read more

by Katherine Johnson, Tuesday, May 7, 2013 10:55 pm


The ‘New Deal’ a good deal

When Franklin D. Roosevelt accepted the Democratic nomination for president in 1932, he promised a “New Deal” for the American people. Seven decades have come ... Read more

by Katherine Johnson, Friday, April 5, 2013 11:00 pm


Chirico and Stevens crowned Miss/Little Miss Brundidge

Kori Chirico, a senior at Pike Liberal Arts School, was crowned Miss Brundidge 2013 and Elly Stevens, a first grader at PLAS, captured the Little ... Read more

by Katherine Johnson, Monday, March 18, 2013 11:00 pm


Quilts: A piece of history

When Loretta Simmons was five or six years old, she and her mother “pieced” an “Octagon” quilt made from scraps of old clothes and material ... Read more

by Katherine Johnson, Friday, March 8, 2013 10:00 pm


‘Patriot Pals’ pairs seniors and kindergarten students

For two years, the faculty at Pike Liberal Arts School considered implementing a Patriot Pals program that would pair members of the graduating class with ... Read more

by Katherine Johnson, Friday, March 1, 2013 11:00 pm


Read Across America with Dr. Seuss

Pike County celebrated Read Across America this week, culminating in a day filled with children dressed as their favorite Dr. Seuss characters. The Cat and ... Read more

by Katherine Johnson, Friday, March 1, 2013 4:21 pm


TroyFest announces songwriters competition, seeks applicants

TroyFest 2013 will have all of the “things” that have made it one of the most popular and prestigious arts festivals in South Alabama. And, ... Read more

by Katherine Johnson, Thursday, February 28, 2013 11:00 pm


Obamacare is coming, like it or not

During the 2012 elections, Republicans denounced the President’s Affordable Care Act as pure socialism. They proclaimed that they were going to repeal it if President ... Read more

by Katherine Johnson, Thursday, January 10, 2013 7:22 pm

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