Pike County

Pike County Commissioner Charlie Harris Dies

From the Troy Newsroom — Pike County Commissioner Charlie Harris has died. He had represented District 5 for 28 years, starting in 1993. Those who knew him best describe him as caring deeply about not only those in his district, but everyone in the county. A cause of death hasn’t been released. Funeral arrangements have yet to be announced. Stay…

LACEUP Highlights – Playoffs, Round Two

  AHSAA 2020 State Football Playoffs Second Round Results CLASS 1A Sweet Water (8-2) 57, Notasulga (8-2) 28 Linden (12-0) 50, McKenzie (8-3) 13 Brantley (12-0) 48, Keith (8-4) 6 Maplesville (9-3) 48, Millry (8-3) 14 Berry (10-1) 26, Woodland (8-4) 16 Brilliant (7-5) 21, Ragland (9-3) 14 Hubbertville (9-2) 35, Winterboro (9-2) 13 Pickens County (9-3) 48, Decatur Heritage (9-3) 28 CLASS 2A Abbeville (10-2) 56, B.B. Comer (10-2) 34 Isabella (11-1) 20, Clarke County (8-3) 13 Leroy (10-1) 26, Geneva County (8-4) 16 Lanett (10-2) 37, G.W. Long (9-2) 3 Spring Garden (11-1) 27, Red Bay…

Troy Man Killed in Crash on Highway 125

On Thursday, October 29, a single-vehicle crash claimed the life of a Pike County man. Devin Whitcomb, 30, of Troy was killed when the 1998 Chevrolet Tahoe, that he was a passenger in, left the road and overturned. Three passengers occupied the vehicle and all three were ejected. The two that survived were taken to a local hospital to be…

LACEUP Friday Night Scores

AHSAA Football Scoreboard Friday’s Results CLASS 7A Austin 40, Huntsville 7 Pine Forest (FL) at Baker, cancelled CLASS 6A Columbia at Cullman, rescheduled, Oct. 29 Decatur 28, Hazel Green 0 Fort Payne 28, Southside-Gadsden 27 Helena 14, Calera 13 Pell City 34, Springville 20 CLASS 5A Alexandria 42, Lincoln 17 Central, Clay County 38, Holtville 20 Carroll 27, Greenville 21 (OT) Lawrence…

LACEUP Highlights – Week Five

AHSAA FOOTBALL SCOREBOARD FRIDAY’S RESULTS (Includes Thursday results) CLASS 7A Auburn 47, Jeff Davis 0 James Clemens 35, Huntsville 14 Florence 1, Bob Jones 0, forfeit Sparkman 21, Austin 14 Vestavia Hills 17, Tuscaloosa County 10 CLASS 6A Briarwood Christian 28, Huffman 16 Buckhorn 13, Decatur 7 Cullman 48, Hazel Green 6 Gardendale 42, Jasper 0 Hartselle 56, Columbia 0 Lee-Montgomery…

Pike County Storm Cleanup Underway

Pike County is recovering from damage after the storm Wednesday. We talked with EMA Director Herb Reeves who said most of the damage came from the heavy rain, resulting in flooding and several trees down. County Road 22-21 off Henderson Highway was closed off throughout the night. A neighbor said the pond on that road was so full that barricades…

ASWA High School Football Rankings: Week Five

CLASS 7A Team (first-place); W-L; Pts 1. Thompson (21); 4-0; 269 2. Hewitt-Trussville (2); 4-0; 211 3. Hoover; 4-0; 184 4. Auburn; 4-0; 161 5. Austin; 4-0; 140 6. Central-Phenix City; 2-2; 103 7. Prattville; 3-1; 65 8. Fairhope; 3-1; 43 9. Oak Mountain; 4-0; 41 10. Daphne; 3-1; 25 Others receiving votes: Theodore (3-1) 22, Enterprise (3-0) 21, James Clemens…

Troy University to Rename Bibb Graves Hall After Late Rep. John Lewis

Bibb Graves Hall to be renamed John Robert Lewis Hall/Source: Alabama News Network The Troy University Board of Trustees announced Wednesday morning that it will rename one of its main buildings on campus. The board voted unanimously to rename Bibb Graves Hall after civil rights icon and late U.S. Representative John Lewis. The building will now be called John Robert…

Two Killed in Mass Shooting in Troy Identified

On Saturday, August 15, five people were shot at Pike County Cattleman’s Complex. Police say the shooting happened around 2 A.M. Two of the five victims died from the shooting. Devonta Givens, 25, of Troy and Jhakyndall Johnson, 25, of Troy both died as result of injuries from the shooting. Johnson was transferred by ambulance to Dothan Hospital where he…

54-Year-Old Man Was Killed in ATV Accident Saturday Afternoon

A Banks man is dead after he was involved in a two-vehicle crash at 4:33 p.m. Saturday, July 4. According to Senior Trooper Michael Carswell, Moses Lee, 54, was killed when the Polaris Sportsman ATV he was driving struck another Polaris ATV then hit a tree. Lee was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash occurred on Alabama 239 near…