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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…

Troy Basketball Players, Davis and Rushing, named to ASUN All-Decade Team

TROY, Ala. — Former Troy men’s basketball standouts Greg Davis and Robert Rushing were named to the Atlantic Sun Conference All-Decade Team (2001-10), the conference announced Wednesday. The 22-man team was comprised of players who competed for at least two ASUN seasons during the decade and earned either three first-team All-Conference honors, four All-Conference selections, multiple Scholar-Athlete or Player of the…

Troy Man Charged With Domestic Violence 1st Degree

Willie Jamel Bray, 26, of Troy, has been arrested by the Troy Police Department for Domestic Violence 1st degree. Officers responded to a report of a man down on Peacock Street at 7:25 am Sunday morning. When officers arrived, they found 51-year-old Willie Edward Bray suffering from a gunshot wound to the abdomen. Paramedics from the Troy Fire Department and…

Troy Postpones Season Opener against ULM to December

TROY, Alabama – Troy’s football season opener scheduled for Sept. 5 against ULM has been rescheduled for Saturday, Dec. 5, at 2:30 p.m. the Sun Belt Conference announced Thursday. Positive tests at ULM – followed by contact tracing, quarantines, and return to play protocols – have necessitated the rescheduling of this game. “I received the unfortunate news that ULM will be…

Second Suspect Charged in Troy July Shooting

Wadrickus James Howard, 17-years-old of Troy has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of Jacoby Deshon Cogburn. Howard has been charged with Capital Murder and will be held in the Pike County Jail with no bond. He is the second suspect charged in the murder, along with 17-year-old Jamarco Harris. On Monday July 13th, at about 9:13 PM,…

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…

Early Morning Shooting in Troy Leaves Two Dead, Three Others Injured

The Troy Police Department continues is investigating an early morning shooting where five people were shot. At 1:59 Saturday morning, officers were dispatched to assist with dispersing a large crowd at the Pike County Cattleman’s Complex in the 12000 block of U.S. 231 South. When en route, multiple shots were fired in the parking lot of the complex. We’re told…

Celebration of Life Events Announced for Congressman John Lewis

The family of civil rights icon and congressman John Lewis has released details of the Celebration of Life ceremonies that are set to begin Saturday in Troy. A service celebrating “The Boy from Troy” will be held on the campus of Troy University inside Trojan Arena at 10:00AM Saturday. The ceremony is open to the public, but seating is limited….