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Trustees consider search consultant

HOUSTON – School Board Trustees were told picking a new school superintendent is critical to the success of their district and community and were urged to do it carefully and correctly. The Houston School Board met with Dr. Michael Waldrop, executive director of the Mississippi School Board Association Monday night and listened as he outlined […]

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Skunk Shot

(Floyd Ingram / Buy at photos.chickasawjournal.com) Gerald Gray tries not to get too close to this white skunk he caught in a trap at his home just north of Houston. Gray said the critter had the black and white marking of a skunk on its face but it’s body was white. He said he had […]

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Squirrel Shot

(Courtesy Photo) Floyd Ingram IV killed this white squirrel and this normal gray squirrel on property just south of Houston just before Christmas. This male squirrel had black eyes and was marked like a regular gray squirrel except for the blond hair.

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Duck Shot

DUCK SHOT! (Courtesy Photo) J.D. Hallmark, of Woodland, killed two banded ducks over Christmas break on his first ever duck hunt. Duck hunters say it is rare to kill a banded duck and J.D. got a pair on his first hunt! The ducks were banded in Newton county in September 2014.

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Parents reminded that school attendance is mandatory for children

CHICKASAW COUNTY – Education is the only chance some kids get in life and they can’t get an education if they are not in school. As the 2015 school year begins the trek to graduation in May the Mississippi Department of Education reminds parents there are laws governing school attendance and they can be enforced […]

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Buck Shot

(Courtesy Photo) There is never a bad day in the woods and James Meyers had another good day last week. Meyers stopped this 10-point on Jan. 4

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Mason Installation

(Floyd Ingram / Buy at photos.chickasawjournal.com) More than 75 Masonic officers were installed at ceremonies Friday night at the Masonic Lodge in downtown Okolona. Shown taking part in the Master Mason installation were Mississippi Deputy Grand Master Bill Sloan, Todd Kilgore Houston Lodge 67, Billy Joe Wright Montpelier Lodge 220, Stan Mann Nettleton Lodge 451, […]

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Supervisors name officers for 2015

HOUSTON – Chickasaw County Supervisors named Jerry Hall as board president and picked Anderson McFarland as the vice president last week but the vote was not unanimous. Hall represents District 4 that covers Okolona and the eastern portion of Chickasaw County, McFarland represents District 1 representing Houston and the western portion of the county. The […]

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Landon Parker Jones

Parker and Allison Jones of Memphis are announcing the birth of their first child, a son, Landon Parker Jones. He was born November 4, 2014 at 10 a.m., weighing 7-pounds, 2-ounces and was 21-inches long. Grandparents are Woody and Fran Jones of Calhoun City and Henry and Jan Vaughan of Houston. Great-grandparents are Mrs. H.T. […]

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Houlka school “footprint” unveiled

HOULKA – No one ever doubted Chickasaw County Schools would rise from the ashes of a devastating fire that destroyed the historic Houlka High School this summer, the question was just when and what the new building would look like. Chicksasaw County School Board Trustees have not finalized a timeline for building and getting back […]

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BILLY MCCORD: As I see it

Greetings, two weeks ago while seeking a treatment for shortness of breath and what I thought was pleurisy, it was discovered that I have lung cancer. We know nothing about malignancy, what type it is or anything about its treatment. This week we are the process of collecting data, opinions, and plans of treatment. We […]

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Sullivan Graduates

Caitlin Sullivan of Houlka recently graduated from the Cosmetology program at Vaugh’s Beauty College in Aberdeen. Sullivan is now qualified to take her State Board exam. While attending Vaughn’s, Caitlin received certificates for outstanding achievement in hair design, hair coloring and spa facials. She will work at All About You Salon in Oxford. Vaughn’s Beauty […]

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Driver’s License office open this week

The Mississippi Highway Patrol’s mobile Driver’s License office will be open in Houston at the WIN Job Center at 210 South Monroe Street the third Monday of each month. They also will be at the National Guard Armory on Highway 8 in Okolona the third Wednesday and the Courthouse in Pittsboro on the third Tuesday. […]

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Northeast names deans list

BOONEVILLE — Three hundred and forty-five Northeast Mississippi Community College students achieved a grade point average of 3.5-3.9 on a 4.0 scale for the 2014 fall semester and as a result have been named to the college’s distinguished Dean’s List. The list has been sorted by hometown and name: Big Creek — Kelby Warren Flemons. […]

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