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Reservior fishing predictions

Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) fisheries biologists predict fishing success in 2014 on Arkabutla, Sardis, Enid and Grenada Lakes. MDWFP sampling showed good spawns of sport and forage fish on all lakes. Largemouth Bass and Bluegill were most numerous at Arkabutla Lake where bass numbers were 22 times higher and Bluegill numbers […]

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New fisheries rules March 26

The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) announced several regulation changes that will become effective on March 26. One of the rule changes bans anglers from using limb lines and set hooks at Lake Washington in Washington County, however, sport fishing trotlines, free floating fishing devices (jugs), and Yo-Yos will be allowed. Creel […]

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Lady Wolves on a roll

The Lady Wolverines host tournament side-by-side with the boy’s team and started off Friday with two wins as they beat both Noxapater and Winona. The girls were due to be back in action Monday against Ethel and Hatley.

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Rams take two

The Vardaman Rams headed north to West Union for tournament action over the weekend, coming up with two wins for their efforts. The Rams won over the hosting Eagles, 4-3, with Ty Long getting the win on the hill. Long helped himself with a double and Dalton Huffman added a double. Brandon Washington had a […]

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Wolverines hold wining percentage

The East Webster Wolverines are logging some serious time on the field, including hosting their annual Spring break tournament, and went into Monday with a positive record. The Wolverines kicked off their break Friday splitting a double-header. The East Webster boys took an 11-4 win over Noxubee County, but fell, 1-2, to Starkville. They more […]

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Caught in the bleachers

Dan Weaver of Houston was caught at the EW/HHS tennis match intently watching the action in boy’s doubles March 7. Weaver is a member of the Topper tennis team.

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E-911 restructures dispatchers

  HOUSTON – The loss of revenue at the county E-911 department due to a cancelled contract for dispatching services to the City of Houston had immediate effects, according to Sheriff Jimmy Simmons. “We had to let go two people,” Simmons said. Simmons said the best-case scenario would be to have a minimum of two […]

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Houston terminates contract with county for dispatching services

  HOUSTON – The City of Houston officially terminated a dispatching contract with the county at the March 3 meeting of the board of supervisors,leading to questions over how the E911 system will absorb the reduction in revenue. The city orginally solicited the county to dispatch all police calls for the town and elected to […]

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Spring break on the diamond

The local and area diamond girls won’t see much time off for the school holiday as Spring break is traditonally tournament time. The Lady Hilltoppers and Lady Rams started Friday in East Webster and will continue on this week. East Webster Tournament The Lady Toppers split in the East Webster Tournament, falling to Eupora, 4-5, […]

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Tennis anyone?

The stage was set for competitive matches as the Hilltoppers headed to East Webster March 7. The Wolverines and Hilltoppers were both champions of their respective divisions last season and both made the first round of playoffs. Between the two teams, they sent 17 players on to the State playoffs in individual events. And both […]

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Tourney time to toughen up

It seems like the first pitch was just thrown out and already district play is looming large. But the Hilltoppers are getting in plenty of practice over the school holiday. The Houston boys had a full week at the Amory Tournament and Choctaw County Tournament and are participating in the Booneville and Saltillo Tournaments this […]

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Friends of Scouting dinner coming

For The Support of Scouting in the Pushmataha Area Council What: Houston Friends of Scouting Dinner When: Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 6:00 PM Where: Houston Scout Hut (behind the Fire Station, 206 Monroe Street)

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Lady Toppers softball camp March 29

The Houston High School Lady Toppers softball team will host a skills camp for girls in kindergarten through sixth grades March 29 from 10 a.m. until noon. The camp will be held on the high school field behind the central office. Early registration fee is $25 and includes a T-shirt. Camp day registration fee is […]

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Topper football pictures sought

The coaching staff of Houston High School is organizing a historical time line and is seeking team pictures of HHS football teams from 1940 to present. “We don’t want to keep them, just make a copy,” said coach William Cook. To submit a picture to be reproduced or for more information, contact Cook at 456-4383.

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