Dear Editor, Why is it so difficult to get a straight answer as to what a visit to a local hospital or emergency room costs? I understand that there are differences in health insurance coverage and extenuating circumstances which could increase the final bill, but a simple cost sheet for anyone that is […]
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Dear Editor, While out walking this morning around our walking track at Joe Brigance Park, I noticed how fresh and clean the walkway was. ‘As I rounded the curve I saw the City Street Department maintenance men working diligently with tree trimmers, cutting the lower limbs off the trees. They were cleaning up the […]
It’s bad enough establishment politicians from both parties have enriched themselves at the expense of the continuity and stability of America. Voters have no one to blame more than ourselves. We can also blame ourselves for producing a generation of young people who are under-educated, easily offended, and unprepared to defend the […]
AREA GAMES Friday Baldwyn 35, Okolona 12 Benton County 42, Walnut 10 Caledonia 35, Tishomingo County 0 Choctaw County 38, Bruce 21 East Union 48, New Site 10 East Webster 42, South Pontotoc 14 Hatley 56, Houlka 0 Houston 34, Eupora 0 Kosciusko 32, Itawamba AHS 26 Kossuth 68, Corinth 34 Lafayette 26, Charleston 0 […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – William Laverne Collins began his education in a small country school that also served as a community church on Sundays. His earliest writing experience was in the third grade where the assignment was to write a short story. For the first time his imagination […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal FORT JACKSON. S.C. – Army Reserve Pvt. Andrew L. Rucker has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice […]
TONIGHT’S FEATURED GAMES Corinth (4-1) at Kossuth (4-1) THE PLAYERS Corinth: QB Antares Gwyn has completed 56 of 90 passes for 1,026 yards, 15 TDs and 2 INTs. … Junior RB Jay Cobbs has carried 66 times for 292 yards and 4 TDs. … Sophomore DE Jawon Shields has 13 TFLs. Kossuth: RB Jaley Adams […]
By Emily Wagster Pettus Associated Press JACKSON – Republican challenger Mike Hurst says he thinks Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood’s office leaked information years ago to a police chief who was the target of a corruption investigation. But, Democrat Hood’s campaign manager says Hurst “has manufactured a complete lie using a defeated sheriff as a […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Police were busy this weekend answering repeated calls of shots fired at a local apartment complex and a fight at a peewee football game that resulted in two arrests. “We were called to Chickasaw Village three time over the weekend on reports of […]
Photo Floyd Ingram Blacksmith Boyd Yarbrough was right at home with his bellows and forge at a recently Flywheel Festival. Yarbrough will work fire and iron Saturday morning as part of the Pioneer Days Demonstration. Thursday, Sept. 24 Arts and Crafts, market vendor setup. Steam and Diesel flywheel engine setup Ole Timers’ setup and […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Aldermen voted to eliminate positions and raised water rates last week and cited a need to balance its 2016 budget as the reason for the cuts and increase. Aldermen voted unanimously to delete four jobs with an estimated $140,000 saving in payroll and will now charge […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal VERONA — Gardeners are invited to attend the North Mississippi Research and Extension Center Fall Flower and Vegetable Tour on Sept. 26. The Mississippi State University Extension Service and Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station will host this annual tour in Verona from 9 a.m. until […]
By Ethan Turner Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – There were fireworks last week in Houston. They came from the Houston Hilltopper offense as the softball team defeated the Shannon Red Raiders 15-0 in three innings in front of the home crowd. The Hilltopper have now moved into a three-game road trip that has carried them to […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Playing defense is more than a skill, it’s an attitude. The Houston Hilltoppers have allowed only 25 points over 20 quarters of play and have developed a reputation as a salty bunch that picks a target and packs a punch. Houston (4-1) notched their […]
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- State, federal duck stamps available online October 7, 2015
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- Volunteers spruce up Tanglefoot Trail October 8, 2015
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