By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw County HOUSTON – Flywheel organizers said the 35th Annual Houston Flywheel Festival may not have been the biggest ever, but it may have been the best. Perfect weather had people filling Joe Brigance Park on Friday and the crowds were back on Saturday to enjoy food, fun and flywheels […]
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A lot of political bluster was made before the most recent county election about collecting more than $1.8 million in fines owed Chickasaw County. We have yet to see county supervisors or anyone else do anything major to collect that money. Most of us have probably “run afoul of the law” and been given a […]
(James Ingram / Buy at photos.chickasawjournal.com) Houston’s Scarlett Doss (17) played the game at the plate in addition to her pitching performance against Yazoo City in the first round of the 4A Softball Playoffs Friday in Houston. By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – The pitching was there, the hits were there and the […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal Itawamba Community College’s Financial Aid offices have scheduled FAFSA Fridays to assist prospective students with the completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. ICC staff members will be available to assist with completion of the online form as well as to answer any questions at both […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. – Stan Hamby, of Houston, has been recognized by the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) for 30 years of safe, accident-free driving of a commercial tractor-trailer. The OOIDA Safe Driving Award Program is sponsored by Shell Rotella and is designed to recognize and reward OOIDA […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Houston Police picked up two Houston Middle School students Thursday and have charged them with bringing a weapon to school. They were released to the custody of their parents. “It appears the two brought a pellet gun to school and it was spotted by another student,” said […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON- Houston School District Superintendent Tony Cook and Houston Lower Elementary School Principal Robert Winters have released their respective lists for the third nine-week grading period of the 2015-2016 school year. Students named to the superintendent’s List scored 93 or above and received all “A’s” on their Third Nine […]
By Hank Wiesner Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOULKA – Chickasaw County School District teacher Brigit Burt was among four finalists for the 2016 Mississippi Teacher of the Year, and recently traveled to Jackson to be honored for her work at Houlka schools. Burt is a sixth grade Reading and Language Arts teacher […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal STARKVILLE – Three former Mississippi State baseball players are included on 2016 Major League Baseball Opening Day rosters, along with three former Diamond Dawgs serving in managerial or coaching roles. Jonathan Papelbon (Washington Nationals), Kendall Graveman (Oakland Athletics) and Mitch Moreland (Texas Rangers) are all on active rosters for the […]
Ethan Turner Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – It was senior night for the Houston Lady Hilltoppers, and as they celebrated the two seniors, they also faced a tough opponent with the undefeated East Webster Lady Wolverines in town. Despite a good showing by Houston, the Lady Wolverines were able to pull away, […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal Several area residents will be inducted into Phi Theta Kappa at Itawamba Community College in a formal ceremony at 6 p.m., Mar. 29, in the W.O. Benjamin Fine Arts Center auditorium at the Fulton Campus. The joint ceremony will include members of both the Beta Tau Sigma chapter […]
By Hank Wiesner Special to the Chickasaw Journal OKOLONA – The Mayor and City Council held a public hearing at 6 p.m. at Rockwell-Green City Auditorium Tuesday, April 5, to discuss three privately-owned blighted properties located alongside each other on West Main Street in Okolona. No action was taken following the hearing, which is […]
Dear Editor, I want to express the excitement I have on becoming the new leader of the Houston football program. This is something I have dreamed about since I was a miniature Topper. It is an honor to be an integral part of this community and a contributor to future success in this community. I […]
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