OKOLONA – The students at Okolona Elementary and High School were surprised when a huge delivery of school supplies ended up on their doorsteps as school started this year. Wal-Mart, (Mr. Jerry Bean, Okolona native, Mr. Fred Betts) Okolona native and Electric Department Employee, (Mr. Bennett Moore Jr.) Aarons Leasing, Amory, and […]
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Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – The following children were chosen Student of the Week at Houston Upper Elementary School for Aug. 31 through Sept. 4, 2015. They are listed by teacher’s last name and student’s full name. Third Grade Brock Kyah Hugya McFarland Tynaya Davidson Moss Jaden Bridges Owens […]
JACKSON – The Mississippi Attorney General’s Office arrested a Bruce man and charged him with possession of counterfeit goods with the intent to sell. Henry Davis, 49, was recently arrested following a joint investigation involving the Attorney General’s Office Consumer Protection Division and the Pontotoc Police Department. A tip from a concerned citizen led authorities […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Cases on the September docket of Circuit Court in Houston by defendant name, charge and bond amount, if any are: Christopher Anderson, Grand Larceny, $10,000 bond. Perry Barkley, Possession of Methamphetamine, $10,000 bond. Frank Bean, Simple Burglary, no bond listed. Bobby Bell, Possession of a […]
STARKVILLE — Mississippians may be eligible for financial assistance to help pay for health insurance. The Mississippi State University Extension Service offers information on the Affordable Care Act on their website. The enrollment period for the new Health Insurance Marketplace begins on Nov. 1. Early enrollment may be offered to individuals who have […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal Five Itawamba Community College students participated in the 2015 Mississippi State University Men and Women of Color Summit, Aug. 28. They include Alexis Smith of Houston, James Goodman of Columbus, Allysa Lipsey of Pontotoc; Dee Stegall of Smithville and Dewayne Cochran of Byram. “Reframing the Dialogue […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal The Mississippi Highway patrol is investigating an early morning two vehicle accident that killed one man and sent another man to the hospital. The crash occurred in Chickasaw County around 6 a.m. Monday on Hwy. 245 about a mile south of the Lee County line. “A 2005 blue Chevrolet Silverado […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – The Chickasaw County 4-H Clubs are heading up a community service project called “Fall Fun & Games Day” which will be held on Oct. 30, at the Chickasaw County Agri-Center in Houston. This day is held for “special needs” students attending the Houston School District, […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Allowing teachers to handle corporal in the classroom passed on a rare 3-2 vote of the Houston School Board of Trustees last week. The change in district policy will not circumvent those parents who sign forms saying they don’t want their child paddled by […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal STARKVILLE — Mississippi State University is offering online high school courses for credit, giving a helping hand to students trying to get ahead or catch up on graduation requirements. Health, economics, geometry, Mississippi studies, U.S. government, U.S. history, advanced world geography and two English classes […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal Members of CenterStage, Itawamba Community College’s pop show group, have been selected for 2015-16. Saydee Moss of Houlka and Davianna Pulliam of Houston, have been chosen for ICC’s prestigious band and vocal group that is called on to entertain at college and community events around Northeast Mississippi. […]
Dear Editor, The sample election ballot for Initiative 42, the school funding amendment, has been approved. As expected, the ballot is confusing. Not only does the ballot include a false fiscal analysis with which the leadership has admitted tampering, it also requires voters to jump through the hoops that the legislative […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – They have been gathering for more than a decade to pray for an end to abortion in Mississippi and America and they believe it is working. More than two dozen people gathered last year on the southwest corner of the Chickasaw County Courthouse and […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Registration is continuing for GED Prep and English Second Language classes in Itawamba Community College’s five-county district including the Chickasaw County WIN Center in Houston. The schedule will have the Houston WIN Center offer the classes, Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m., with instructor Julia […]
- Teachers to be allowed to paddle September 28, 2015
- DUKE DENTON: Hospitals owe patients a list of procedure costs September 27, 2015
- Vardaman wins homecoming, 48-7 October 1, 2015
- EDITORIAL: Let’s get on the Trail October 1, 2015
- Flywheel Festival was fall fun October 1, 2015
- WEDDING: Adams / Gregory October 4, 2015
- WEDDING: Byrne / Blissard October 4, 2015
- AREA ROUNDUP: Adams scores three touchdowns in limited action October 3, 2015
- Tanglefoot Trail signs destroyed in Pontotoc County October 3, 2015
- DANIEL GARDNER: Politicians parsing words October 3, 2015
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