12 year old shot, killed in Troy shooting
TROY, Ala. (WSFA) - A 12-year-old boy was shot and killed in Troy today, and a 15-year-old suspect is being charged with reckless murder. According to Troy Police, on Tuesday, the Troy Police Department responded to the 900 block of Pike County Lake Road in reference to a report of a male subject being shot.
Downtown Troy’s first electric car charging station fully operational
The first electric car charging station in downtown Troy is now fully operational and is free to use, for the time being. The new ChargePoint charging station is located in the parking lot across from Byrd Drugs in downtown Troy, which is a city-owned parking lot. There are two parking spaces next to the charging […] The post Downtown Troy’s first electric car charging station fully operational appeared first on The Troy Messenger.
Juvenile charged with reckless murder
Troy police have charged a juvenile with reckless murder after another juvenile was killed on Pike County Lake Road. According to Troy Police Chief Randall Barr, On Tuesday May 30, 2023, the Troy Police Department responded to the 900 Block of Pike County Lake Road in reference to the report of a male subject shot. […] The post Juvenile charged with reckless murder appeared first on The Troy Messenger.
Confetti Crate relocates to Troy’s downtown square
The Confetti Crate has relocated to the square in downtown Troy. For 10 of the 11 years, sisters Mallory Morgan and Marley Park have been in business, their Confetti Crate was located at 201 East Walnut Street in Troy. Business was good just off the square but, every now and then, the owners shared their […] The post Confetti Crate relocates to Troy’s downtown square appeared first on The Troy Messenger.
Sheriff Russell Thomas responds to recent allegations
*EDITORS NOTE* This story has been updated with comments from Ricky Stokes. At a press conference in the Pike County Courthouse in Troy on May 30, Sheriff Russell Thomas addressed allegations that have recently been made in the media regarding a lawsuit brought against him. Thomas said that he was holding the press conference to […] The post Sheriff Russell Thomas responds to recent allegations appeared first on The Troy Messenger.
High-Speed chase stretches from Dale to Houston County, ALEA
GORDON, Ala. (WDHN) — A suspect is in jail after a multi-county chase stretched from one end of the Wiregrass to the other. According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, On Wednesday, close to 9:30 p.m., a trooper with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency attempted to stop a driver for speeding on Highway 231, near the Dale and Pike County line, but the driver fled.
Shane Lewis named Collegiate Baseball All-American
TROY, Ala. (WSFA) - Troy redshirt sophomore Shane Lewis has been named to the Collegiate Baseball All-American Third team powered by Diamond, the prominent magazine announced on Thursday. Lewis becomes the 61st All-American in school history after he posted .291/.733/.442 slash line with six doubles, two triples, and a single-season...
Troy football schedule: Game times/ TV announced for 4 games, including Battle of the Belt
The first three games of the Troy football season have gotten time and TV designations, along with the November rivalry matchup with South Alabama. Troy's home opener against Stephen F. Austin on September 2 will start at 6 p.m. on ESPN+. Troy will then go on the road to face Kansas State at 11 a.m. on Fox Sports One. The Trojan's Sun Belt opener against James Madison is on September 16 at 6 p.m. with TV being announced at a later date. The 'Battle of the Belt' will be played on Thursday, November 2 at 6:30 p.m. on ESPN2.
Summer meals offered throughout the Wiregrass
DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - Students under the age of 18 will be eligible for free meals in the Wiregrass this summer. Some local school districts have created a free summer meals program to provide healthy food to food insecure students who are no longer being served the school-provided meals they relied on during the school year.
How to watch Troy baseball vs. Boston College in NCAA Tournament on TV, livestream
Troy baseball will face Boston College in the first game of the NCAA Tournament Tuscaloosa Regional on Friday. The matchup is the 2 vs. 3-seed matchup and is the first game of a doubleheader that will feature Alabama and Nicholls in the nightcap. Both games Friday will air on ESPN+.
New law allows Houston County Sheriff's Office to exclusively patrol small towns
A Pike County legal dispute is apparently over, and Sheriff Russell Thomas believes he has been unfairly bashed the past few days. 100% certification at one of Dothan Fire's largest classes. Updated: 9 hours ago. Fire stations are always looking for new people to join the team. Update on Taylor...
Troy catcher Emma Faulk offering summer softball lessons
Troy University freshman catcher Emma Faulk is offering softball lessons this summer in Enterprise for youth and high school players. The softball lessons will focus on essential fundamentals of catching and will be done at Johnny Henderson Park in Enterprise. The cost for a lesson is $30 and each lesson is 45 minutes.
Trojans gear up for regional clash with Boston College
For the first time in school history, the Troy Trojans (39-20) will face off against the Boston College Eagles (35-18) on Friday in the first game of the NCAA Tuscaloosa Regional at Swell-Thomas Stadium. This is Troy’s first appearance in an NCAA Regional since 2018 and Boston College’s first appearance...
National Donut Day has roots in Salvation Army
Perhaps, everyone who has a sweet tooth is aware that the first Friday in June is National Donut Day. Perhaps, many of those donut lovers are also aware that around the 9 a.m. hour on National Donut Day, the Pike County Salvation Army treats its customers with free donuts. And, perhaps, not many people who […] The post National Donut Day has roots in Salvation Army appeared first on The Troy Messenger.
Pike County Sheriff’s Office to release details in inmate release controversy
PIKE COUNTY, Ala. (WTVY) - Pike County Sheriff’s Office will be holding a presser at 2:00 P.M. regarding the David Ezra Benton case. News4 was live at the press conference. You can find the full press conference in the video above this story. Subscribe to our News 4 newsletter...
Troy woman died in single-vehicle crash
TROY, Ala. (WRBL) — A Troy woman died in a single-vehicle crash on Saturday, May 27. According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA), Charlisa K. Brunson, 33, was fatally injured when the car she was driving left the roadway and struck an embankment. ALEA says Brunson was not using a seat belt at the […]
Scott Cross Announces Coaching Changes for 2023-24 Season
TROY, Ala. – With the 2023-24 men's basketball season around the corner, head coach Scott Cross announced Thursday afternoon three coaching changes made. The three include the promotion of Brandon Gilbert to Assistant Coach and the hiring of Larry Cordaro as Director of Operations and Kelvin Lewis as Director of Player Development.
Troy BoE approves personnel decisions
At the May 26 Troy City Schools Board of Education Meeting, a number of personnel decisions were approved. The approved personnel decisions are listed below. Resignations: Elizabeth Moseley, intervention teacher, Troy Elementary School (effective May 26); Renea Fielder, CNP, Troy Elementary School (effective May 26); Stephen Barnes, social studies teacher, Charles Henderson Middle School (effective […] The post Troy BoE approves personnel decisions appeared first on The Troy Messenger.
Notice of Publication - In the Matter of Elma Louise Morrow
IN THE MATTER OF ELMA LOUISE MORROW, deceased. Letters of Administration of said deceased having been granted to RONALD MORROW on the 25th day of May 2023 by the Honorable Jodee R. Thompson, Judge of Probate Court of Coffee County, Alabama, notice is hereby given that all persons having claims against said estate are hereby required to present the same within the time allowed by law or the same will be forever barred.
Wooten named to TU Chancellor’s List
Sarah Wooten of Atmore has been named to the Chancellor’s List at Troy University for the spring semester / Term 4 of the 2022-2023 academic year. The Chancellor’s List honors full-time undergraduate students who are registered for at least 12 semester hours and who earn a grade point average of 4.0.
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