Sharamij Berry was spotted on the floor at the Houlka/Pontotoc basketball game Feb. 14 showing how to do it “Gangnam Style.” Berry is a fourth grade student at Houlka Attendance Center and performed his act in a recent talent show at the school.
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The Wildcats wrapped up the regular season Feb. 14 in non-divison play against Pontotoc, taking a 56-64 loss, but getting in some good practice for the upcoming district tournament. The 1A Wildcats put up a good fight against the 4A Warriors, trailing by only four at the break. “They played pretty good,” said coach Jimmy […]
Mississippi Delta Community College sophomore first baseman Danny Springer was named the MACJC Baseball Player of the week for the week of Feb. 3. The 6’5” infielder was 3-of-7 at the plate for the Trojans with two homeruns, one walk, scored two runs and had two steals with three RBI. Springer is a graduate of […]
The Lady Rams came off a six-game winning streak with a 5-0 divison record, then they hit the last two weeks of the regular season. Coach Deanna Winter knew the final stretch would be a challenge as her team was pitted against several tough teams from larger schools, but she looked on it as a […]
HOUSTON – “We make bad parents,” said Shelia Nabors of the Department of Human Services. “It is not our mission to take children away from their parents.” Nabors is the Community Educator for the region and said the role of DHS is often misunderstood. “People look at DHS as the bad guys,” Nabors said. “But […]
Itawamba Community College will hold open tryouts for graduating high school seniors on Wednesday, February 26th at Eaton Field. Registration is $20.00 and will begin at 1:00 p.m. at the ICC Football Fieldhouse on the Fulton Campus. Participants are responsible for bringing cleats, street shoes, appropriate workout attire and must bring a valid athletic physical […]
JACKSON – After testing, interviewing and showing at Dixie National competition, C.J. Weddle of Vardaman brought home a nice prize. Weddle was named Premier Exhibitor for showing goats and was awarded a $2,000 scholarship to the college of her choice. The Vardaman High School freshman still has a few years to decide where to use […]
The Okolona Chieftains and East Webster Wolverines ended their regular season the exact same way they started their playoff runs – eye-to-eye against each other. In their Feb. 13 match, the Chiefs came out on top, 66-53, but the Wolves didn’t go quietly. Okolona started off strong in the first with Javon Smith turning a […]
fter a strong start in district play, the Lady Toppers struggled with shooting and injuries in the latter part of the season, finishing 5-5 in district headed into tournament. However, as the coaches in the region decided to double up on district games, they have more knowledge of the teams they face and experience against […]
HOULKA – Overcrowded lots and loitering around town during the early hours of the morning were addressed by the Houlka Board of Aldermen at their Feb. 4 meeting. The board approved an ordinance to limit the number of residences that may be allowed on one city lot. An average lot is deemed to be approximately […]
Bruce Franks took over 30 years of coaching experience to Hebron Christian School this year and is now leading both the boy’s and girl’s team into State playoffs. The young Lady Eagles, comprised of one senior and a host of underclassmen, have been the Cinderella team this season, blowing through district tournament and placing second […]
Students across Mississippi are invited to get outdoors and participate in the 2014 North Mississippi Fish Hatchery Youth Art Contest. Each student must submit a portfolio including entry form and artwork to the Visitor Education Center by May 15. The contest is sponsored by the Foundation for Mississippi Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks. Winners in four […]
Itawamba Community College picked up several area athletes for their 2014 football signing class Feb. 5. James Hervey, Cartin McBride and Levarious Varnado of Calhoun City and Terrence Jones of Bruce all inked their letters of intent to play for the Indians next fall.
HOUSTON – During cold weather, the goal for many people it simply to stay warm. But without safety and caution, heat can too often turn into fire. According to the U.S. Fire Administration, an estiamted 900 portable heater fires are reported to fire departments each year and are the cause of 70 deaths, 150 injuries […]
- DAR honors Marsh with history award March 2, 2014
- EDITORIAL: School Consolidation March 6, 2014
- Claude Johnson March 6, 2014
- Lady Eagles wrap in Overall March 6, 2014
- Dale Weeks March 6, 2014
- Big Bass! March 8, 2014
- Spring forward! March 8, 2014
- WINTER JAM: Christian music festival sells out at BancorpSouth Arena March 7, 2014
- Reading is learning March 7, 2014
- All runs come to an end March 7, 2014
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