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Jaine Treadwell

Living the life of a pioneer kid

On the kitchen wall, I have wooden plaque a friend made for me. There’s a little pigtailed girl ...

Dianne Smith

Troy’s WTBF went on the air in February 25, 1947

Troy’s long-awaited radio station, WTBF, will go on the air at noon, Feb. 25. Announcement of the opening ...

bill rice

CHHS state-title bid brings back memories of Trojans’ 1980 state-title team 

By BILL RICE, JR. Charles Henderson’s unexpected run towards a possible state title has brought more attention to ...

Jaine Treadwell

In the beginning … Black Friday

Black Friday? Bah, Humbug! I would rather be chained to the tail of a runaway bull than to ...

Dianne Smith

Troy’s Mr. Music Herman Moll came to town in 1919

“Do you remember 1919 Herman Moll?” rolled from the public address system last night in Montgomery’s Cramton Bowl ...

Jaine Treadwell

Bad news at Thanksiving

Turkey, dressing, cranberry sauce and a thousand dishes piled in the kitchen to be scraped, washed, dried and ...

Dianne Smith

Celeste Darby — A guiding light in education in the 1890s

Celeste Darby was one of the early educators in Pike County.  Miss Darby was born on December 29, ...

Jaine Treadwell

Learning what ‘veteran’ really means

I used to think of veterans as balding men who rode in parades and gathered every now and ...

Dianne Smith

CHHS band earned nickname in 1969 contest

In September 1969 the CHHS Band received top ratings at a contest and earned their nickname, “The Blue ...

Jaine Treadwell

Everybody’s got a tale

Just the other day, I “ran in” the Johnson Center for the Arts to snap a picture or ...

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