Mattie Grace Murff was spotted at the Houston/Booneville baseball game March 1 splitting her time between sides of the stadium and cheering on her uncles, Booneville coach, Bo Sandlin, and Houston coach, Scott Gann. She is the daughter of Nathan and Kathryn Murff of Guntown.
OKOLONA – The February term of Chickasaw County Circuit Court saw judges dispose of 15 cases and revoke probation on four individuals sentenced in previous court appearances. Circuit Court Judges Robert Elliott, John A. Gregory and Andrew Howorth accepted nine guilty pleas and brought five people back before them on contempt of court charges for […]
Don’t forget to set those clocks forward tonight for Daylight Savings Time. March 8 at 2 a.m., clocks will “spring forward” one hour. Related articles Daylight Saving Time Steals an Hour This Sunday, March 9th Daylight Saving Time explained Lent Series: “Encountering God: What have we witnessed?” Escape the Burden of Switching […]
By Sheena Barnett Daily Journal TUPELO – It was standing-room only at Winter Jam at the BancorpSouth Arena on Thursday night. No advance tickets are sold for the Christian music festival, so fans began lining up early Thursday morning to make sure they had a seat. A few were turned away after more than […]
VARDAMAN – Getting kids to read, getting parents to read to kids and getting anybody to read to a kid was the focus of a special reading program at Vardaman Elementary School last month. Students at Vardaman Elementary School took part in the nationwide effort Read the Most, Coast to Coast Friday and held a […]
The Lady Wolverines wrapped up a highly successful season, falling just short of their goal of a trip to State playoffs during North Half Tournament Feb. 27. The Lady Wolverines sailed through district play, falling only to a tough Calhoun City team in tournament to go into North Half as the second-place seed. They edged […]
Vardaman High School senior basketball players, along with their family members, were recognized after the VHS/Coldwater game Feb. 24. Senior team members include, from left, Carolyn Marion, Tae Buchanan, Daniqua Stephens, Niesha Willis and Daja Jennings.
CHICKASAW COUNTY – Local school districts have traditionally handled their own school board elections at various times, but a new state law makes it a countywide event in November this year. “They used to conduct their own elections with their own people and everything,” said Chickasaw County Circuit Clerk Sandra Willis. “That won’t be […]
All things come to an end and the 2013-14 basketball season is no exception to the rule. Although none of the teams from the readership area got to the Big Dance this year, local coaches shared their thoughts on the close of the season even while already beginning to prepare for next year. Vicki Homan […]
JACKSON (AP) – A Mississippi man convicted in the death of a Dutch cyclist has died in a federal prison hospital in North Carolina. Chris Burke, a spokesman for the U.S. Bureau of Prison, says Wendell G. Blount, died Wednesday in the prison hospital in Butner, N.C. Burke says it appears Blount died of natural […]
Jacob Shempert was named MACJC Player of the Week for Feb. 17-21. Shempert went 7-12 on the week with two homeruns, three doubles, six RBI, four runs, three HBP and two walks. He is a native of Houston, a graduate of Oak Hill Academy and the son of Scott and Peggy Shempert.Jacob Shempert was named […]
We have a new dog at our house. She was found at First Baptist Church Sunday morning. She’s a husky/Irish setter/spaniel/collie/German shepherd/pitbull/terrier/golden retriever mix according to the canine experts at FBC. She looks like a long-haired, yellow dog to me. I’m used to turning down the boys’ request for pets. Tarantulas, iguanas, birds, white mice, […]
The blue and gold of Hebron Christian School was highly visible throughout the 2013-14 basketball season as both the boy’s and girl’s team made the State playoffs and the Lady Eagles took their game one step further. The Hebron girls placed third in their division at State, earning them a berth in the Overall Tournament. […]
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- Circuit Court verdict rendered in Okolona March 10, 2014
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