By Karen Brasher MSU Quail season will open in Mississippi Nov. 21 with relatively low bird populations, but new agricultural practices may provide a boost for the bob-white-whistling game fowl. A recent Mississippi State University-led study found that implementation of an agricultural initiative known as Conservation Practice 33 – Habitat Buffers for Upland Birds […]
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Fourteen members of the Houston cross-country team made the trip to Clinton for State meet Nov. 9, with Paige Griffin and Trey Griggs recording the best times for the team in the girl’s and boy’s divisions. Griffin finished the girl’s 4K in 19:23 while Griggs completed the boy’s 5K in 19:55. Houston’s girls placed 14th […]
CORINTH – Welcome to the national high school basketball spotlight. On Nov. 29-30, the Lighthouse Foundation of Corinth welcomes 19 teams to Crossroads Arena for the Inaugural Lighthouse Thanksgiving Classic. This isn’t your father’s tournament. “I’ll tell you what. I don’t think there’s been a tournament with the lineup that’s coming in, in this state, […]
With most area teams just wrapping up football season, the action on the hard court is in the very early season. But several local teams have scored wins and the action is heating up daily heading into winter. The East Webster Lady Wolverines took a big 61-18 win over Montgomery County on Nov. 12 while […]
Lisa Voyles / Buy at Photos.ChickasawJournal.com Houlka Homecoming Maids 2013: Houlka 2013 Homecoming Maids are shown, from bottom, Cara Martin, Jesse Moore, Tatayana Hughes, Saydee Moss, Tykeela Cunningham, Beth Huffman, Chianne Edington, Jamesha Lyons, Cassie Homan, Savannah Day, Sadias Ross, Paige Graves and Naveah Moore. Homecoming will be held Friday, Nov. 22 prior to the […]
Four local girls got up close and personal with the Ole Miss cheerleaders and Rebelettes. From left, Cara Pearson, Emme Ausbern, Ella Cate Alford and Kennedy Pearson, attended a junior Rebel cheer camp Oct. 13 along with about 250 other young girls ages 5-17. The girls learned cheers and a dance and returned to campus […]
The Okolona Chieftains opened the 2013-14 season on a positive note, taking a 76-73 win over the Nettleton Tigers in a battle all four quarters. Nettleton scored first as Kaleb Gilbert connected on two from the line and Dre Sharp took a steal to the hole. After trailing 0-6, the Chieftains regrouped with Zack Stevens […]
The Hebron defensive numbers don’t look like a losing effort, but the Eagles were out-run by the Confederates on the offensive side of the ball. Coach David Foster and his team knew they were up against a tough Sharkey team before they made the trip to Rolling Fork for North Half. The Feds won over […]
The Lady Toppers are off to a positive start early in the hard court season, entering the week with a record of 3-1. The Houston girls knocked down two wins against South Pontotoc and Eupora to start off the season and split games last week in the Pontotoc tournament. The Lady Topers fell to Ripley […]
CHICKASAW COUNTY – During the holiday season, many tables are plentiful with food, family and fellowship but others in Chickasaw County can use extra help in providing meals. Several volunteer groups and non-profit agencies are sponsoring food drives throughout Novemember and December in an effort to assist the less fortunate with holiday cheer. Okolona food […]
The City of Houston Park and Recreation will hold registration for youth league basketball beginning this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Youth will be divided by grades with first and second grade, third and fourth grade and fifth and sixth grade playing against each other. Registration fee is $50 per child and includes […]
Over 30 children and youth, along with their parents, attended the initial registration for Cub Scouts and Boys Scouts in Troop 19 in Houston Nov. 12, but there’s still plenty of time to join. Representatives from the Pushmataha Area Council held an informational meeting to explain the program and how it works. Micah Huffman went […]
HOUSTON – The holiday season is quickly approaching and Christmas parades are being planned for various locations in the readership area. n The Town of Woodland will light up the season with the annual Christmas lights throughout the village depicting holiday scenes. Driving and walking tours begin Thanksgiving night and are at no charge. n […]
Mississippi’s goose hunting seasons open Thursday and the first duck season split opens Nov. 22. Hunters 16 – 64 years of age must obtain a hunting license and be Harvest Information Program (HIP) certified for Mississippi. All hunters 16 years of age and older are required to have both a state and federal duck stamp. […]
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