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It was a big day for the town of Pike Road as the much anticipated school opening this fall just got 53 new teachers and an assistant principal.
New information has been released about a wreck that killed an Elmore County deputy and three teens last November. A grand jury just finished its investigation, so officials can now talk about what happened that night.
Two people are dead and another is injured after a car crash in Chilton County
Montgomery Police are investigating a late night shooting
The Pike Road Ladies Auxiliary hosted it's annual Woman-less Beauty Pageant to benefit Relay For Life.
National News
April 21st
BOSTON (AP) — First, the jury was shown large, vibrant pictures of the four people killed in the Boston Marathon bombing and its aftermath. Then prosecutors pulled out the photo they saved for last: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev giving the finger to the security came…
April 21st
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's long-stalled nominee for attorney general, federal prosecutor Loretta Lynch, is on her way to a confirmation vote after senators extricated themselves Tuesday from a partisan dispute over abortion that had stood …
April 21st
WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Drug Enforcement Administration, Michele Leonhart, is expected to resign soon, an Obama administration official said Tuesday.
National Entertainment News
April 21st
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tom Cruise revealed Tuesday at a surprise appearance at CinemaCon in Las Vegas that he actually hung off the side of an airplane in the film "Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation."
April 21st
PARIS (AP) — Prize winners at the Cannes Film Festival will be chosen by a jury that includes American actor Jake Gyllenhaal, Mexican director Guillermo del Toro and Canadian filmmaker Xavier Dolan.
April 21st
Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for April 13-19. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.
National Sports News
April 21st
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Navy man Mitch Harris has made it to the majors, ready to join the St. Louis Cardinals' bullpen.
April 21st
ATLANTA (AP) — Mike Budenholzer was right where he didn't want to be: the center of attention.
April 21st
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Major League Baseball suspended Kansas Royals reliever Kelvin Herrera five games and fined him and pitcher Yordano Ventura on Tuesday after both targeted Oakland third baseman Brett Lawrie during a testy series over the weekend.
Local News
April 21st
Students at Tallassee’s Head Start program are indeed getting an early advantage when it comes to creativity. This week, the students were focusing on the creation and appreciation of art. According to Florence McArthur, family engagement specialist…
April 21st
Alabama Ag Credit announces the election of two local farmers to Board of Directors: James L. Bassett of Downs, Ala. and J. Carl Sanders of Brundidge, Ala. Bassett, age 54, has been a full-time farmer for 21 years. He is co-owner of Beck’s Turf, Inc…
April 21st
Attorney General Luther Strange announced the arrest of Lula Jones Bridges, 58, of Notasulga. Bridges is charged with nine counts of filing false claims with the Alabama Medicaid Agency, which is Medicaid fraud, and one count of first-degree theft of prop…


Doris Richards died of cancer. The 91-year-old mother of Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards bought her son his first guitar for his 15th birthday. He learned some chords from her father, Gus Dupree, a musician who instilled him with an early passion …
The Soul2Soul II Tour 2006 a co-headlining tour between country music singers, and husband and wife, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill kicked off at the Nationwide Arena in Columbus ending after 73 shows on September 3, 2006 in Las Vegas. The tour became the high…
Sinead O'Connor started a four week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with her version of the Prince song 'Nothing Compares To You'. The track was also a No.1 hit in 18 other countries. The video was shot in Paris, and consists almost solely of a close…
UK folk singer Sandy Denny died aged 31. While on holiday with her parents in Cornwall, England, Denny was injured in a fall down a staircase. A month after the fall she collapsed at a friend's home; four days later she died in Hospital, her death was rul…
Women Against Violence Against Women called for a boycott of all Warner Communications albums because of the promotional campaign for the Rolling Stones' new album Black and Blue. The album was being promoted with a controversial advertising campaign that…



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April 17th
Photo GalleryThe Troy football team took to the turf in Veterans Memorial Stadium Friday night for just over two hours as the Trojans held their first pure scrimmage of the spring. With a DJ spinning records in the stands, the Trojans continued to refine …

April 11th
Purchase Tickets l Video Recap The Troy football team held its ninth practice of the spring on an overcast Saturday morning at Veterans Memorial Stadium.  The Trojans' are continuing to make improvements, as they are just two weeks and four prac…