first_imgLatest Stories Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration “We have a day of fun planned from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday that includes the presentation of Miss and Little Miss Pike County United Appeal, arts and crafts, games, entertainment by SheBANG! and two new events that are generating a lot for excitement.”The PCUA signature event has been its chili cook-off but, this year, the board is in search of the “Master of the Grill.”“We are looking for the man or woman who has mastered the art of grilling, either chicken or ribs,” Thrash said. “There will be two winners. We have four judges who will determine which competitor is the Master of the Grill. The Tasters’ Choice award will be voted on by those in attendance who sample the meats and vote on which they think is best.” Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson News anchor Jeff Sanders visits ‘Gear Up’ students Pike County High School 10th graders and Banks School cohorts are gearing up for success and the path they are… read more The Master of the Grill will receive a grill and a cash award. The Taster’s Choice winner will receive the PCUA Spatula Award. Another new event at the PCUA Kickoff will be the Pig Drop.Thrash said the Pig Drop is no different from cow paddy drop except for the dropper.The pig participate was raised from a piglet by Brooklyn Moran, a 10-year-old member for the Troy Elementary School 4-H Club. Brooklyn’s pig won the lightweight division of the Pig Pen competition at the Pike County Fair on Thursday night. Harvest festival time is just around the corner but Pike Countians don’t even have to wait that long to enjoy festival fun.The 2018 Pike County United Appeal Kickoff on Saturday at Cattlemen Park has all the flavor of a fall festival and more.The PCUA kickoff is a fundraiser for the 17 agencies that are supported by the local United Appeal and the money raised stays here at home to help friends and neighbors, said Jane Thrash, PCUA board president. You Might Like Published 3:00 am Wednesday, October 11, 2017 Skip Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthTop 4 Methods to Get Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancelcenter_img By Jaine Treadwell Pike County United Appeal Kickoff to hold ‘Master Grill Competition,’ ‘Pig Drop’ Tickets for the Pig Drop will be available at Saturday’s kickoff event or from any PCUA board member: Thrash, Walt Ellis, Mac Holmes, Kayla Driggers, Ryann May, Bonnie Cannon, Katie Thomas, Jeff Cotton, Pete Jordan and Millie Jordan.Admission to the PCUA 2018 Kickoff is $1 or an item to be donated for use by one of the PCUA agencies.  Thrash suggested canned meat, pasta and items for babies (diapers, bottles, blankets) and the elderly (blankets, lap pads, socks) and dog and cat foods.The agencies that are supported by the Pike County United Appeal will have booths with information about their services.“We invite everyone come out and enjoy the day with us and learn more about the 17 agencies that provide much needed services of many different kinds to the people of Pike County,” Thrash said. The agencies supported by the PCUA are: American Red Cross, Boys and Girls Club, Boy Scouts, Colley Senior Complex, East Central Mental Health, Easter Seals of Alabama, Girl Scouts, The House of Ruth, Humane Society of Pike County, Organized Community Action Program, Pike County 4-H, Pike County Child Advocacy Center, Pioneer Museum of Alabama, RSVP, Salvation Army, Sav-A-Life and Precious Paws. Sponsored Content Print Article By The Penny Hoarder The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Email the author Book Nook to reopen Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kitslast_img read more