By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Chickasaw County Supervisors accepted a resignation and voted to delete a position as part of their regular second monthly board meeting last week. Longtime County Coroner Andy Harmon tendered his resignation to the county and the board voted to delete the position of Department of […]
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By Ethan Turner Special to the Chickasaw Journal EUPORA – If the saying is true and defense does indeed win championships, then the Houston Hilltoppers may be in for a special season. The state’s top 4A defense shutout the undefeated Eupora Eagles (5-1) in a physical running game, 34-0. It was […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Crowds packed Joe Brigance Park Friday and Saturday to listen to the music and watch the flywheels spin at the 34th Annual Mississippi Valley Flywheel Festival and plans are being made for a banner event next year. The two-day event saw a steady crowd Saturday to eat funnel […]
The U.S. Department of Interior and National Parks Services has named the Tanglefoot Trail as one of 10 in the nation to be designated as a National Recreation Trail. It has been named one of the Top 10 Attractions by the Mississippi Tourism Board and was recently honored as a “50 Hidden Gems Across America” […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal VARDAMAN – It was a classic small-school football game with lots of blocking and tackling and a fair amount of scoring. Vardaman rolled over the visiting Biggersville Lions 48-7 to win homecoming and give the Ram football program a big boost. “I liked the way we ran […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOULKA – Scholarship recipients at Itawamba Community College for 2015 include Johnathon Huffman of Houlka, ACT Regular Incentive, Leadership; and Otempia Webb of Houlka, ACT Regular Incentive, Leadership. Huffman is a May 2015 graduate of Houlka Attendance Center, where participated in baseball, football, Beta Club (president) and […]
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 […]
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, […]
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