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Hood passes gavel at NAAG convention

  By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Attorney General Jim Hood concluded his 2014-15 National Association of Attorneys General presidential term by acknowledging the work done on his year-long initiative, “Protecting Our Digital Lives: New Challenges for Attorneys General.” Attorney General Hood delivered his final remarks Thursday night during the NAAG Summer Meeting in […]

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CDF hosts fishing rodeo at Legion Lake

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – More than 136 kids and parents lined the bank at Legion Lake Saturday to try and catch 200 catfish put in the water with more than 190 reeled from the lake by excited kids. The Second Annual Chickasaw Development Foundation/Mississippi Department of Wildlife Fisheries and Parks fishing rodeo […]

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Molly May seeks Miss Mississippi crown

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – She is no stranger to pageants, but Molly May is quick to say this is the big one. May is one of 30 young women from across the Magnolia State who have traveled to Vicksburg this week with their eye on the title of Miss Mississippi and the […]

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NEMCC names 2015 spring Dean’s List

  BOONEVILLE — Three hundred and thirty-four (334) Northeast Mississippi Community College students achieved a grade point average (GPA) of 3.5-3.9 on a 4.0 scale for the 2015 spring semester and as a result have been named to the college’s distinguished Dean’s List. • Elizabeth Lucille Faulkner of Houlka. • Ashley Kiara Gates of Okolona. […]

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Rangers to eye local talent July 1

  SENATOBIA – Local prep athletes will soon have the chance to showcase their skills, as the Northwest baseball program will host a Futures and Prospect Day on Wednesday, July 1. Participants can register the day of the workout, which will begin at 10 a.m. at Jim Miles Field. The location could change due to […]

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State flag conversation presents range of opinions

By Emma Crawford Daily Journal TUPELO – The current debate about Mississippi’s Confederate battle flag emblem echoes the state’s 2001 referendum to remove the symbol from its flag. The latest round began after Republican Mississippi House Speaker Philip Gunn called the emblem offensive and said it needs to be removed from the state flag. The […]

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Brown graduates from Oregon State

  CORVALLIS, Ore – Deanna K. Brown will be handed a diploma from Oregon State University when it hold its 146th commencement on Saturday, June 13, beginning at 10:30 a.m. in Reser Stadium. OSU is one of the few large universities in the nation to hand out students’ actual diplomas during the commencement ceremony. Brown […]

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Area MSU 2015 graduates named

  STARKVILLE – A number of area students have earned honors and degrees at the end of the 2015 spring term at Mississippi State University. Honor graduates include all bachelor-degree candidates with exceptional scholastic averages and at least half the total required course hours earned at MSU. Their specific levels of recognition and the minimum […]

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Houston Homecoming entertainment set

  By Floyd Ingram Chickasw Journal HOUSTON – The music for Houston Homecoming has been set and only the details remain to be determined for the community’s annual July 4th celebration on The Square downtown. July 4 falls on a Saturday this year and the Houston Homecoming committee is busy seeking sponsors, lining up vendors […]

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For the love of music

  By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – The third time was a charm for the Chickasaw County Instrumental Music Festival that drew crowds from daylight till dark to The Square in Houston Saturday. The Chickasaw County Instrumental Music Festival kicked off its third year this past weekend with crowds gathering on The Square in […]

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Houston Solar Car seeking funds for World Solar Challenge

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Sundancer has won the National Solar Car Challenge in Texas the last 14 years in a row and now they have set their eyes on a world title. The Houston Solar Car team hopes to be the first high school team to finish the World Solar Car Challenge […]

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Airman Peyton Hales graduates Basic Training

Air Force Airman 1st Class Peyton M. Hales graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four […]

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DANIEL GARDNER: Supreme Court vs. religious values

The First Amendment begins: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof….” The first part is called the “establishment clause,” and the second part is called the “free exercise clause.” They are two separate and independent rights guaranteed by the Constitution. Progressives are so anti-religion they vilify […]

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Dysons celebrate Golden Anniversary

  The community is cordially invited to a 50th Anniversary celebration in honor of Clyde and Janis Dyson of Houston. The couple will celebrate their Golden Wedding Anniversary on Saturday, June 27, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Houston First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 201 West Madison Street in downtown Houston. The celebration is given […]

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