By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal PHEBA – Clay Faulkner quoted scripture and Mark Twain as he set in motion graduation season with his commencement speech at Hebron Christian School Friday night. Faulkner was the Valedictorian at Hebron with a perfect 4.0 GPA, a 28 ACT and he was named the school’s STAR student. He […]
Having a corner location for your business, office or company has always been a smart way to make money. The concept is higher visibility and traffic-count make for more customers walking in your door. And every businessman knows you can’t make a sale until they find your business. In urban development circles they are […]
By Jessica Tegt Mississippi State University STARKVILLE — Squirrels look cute and cuddly, but anyone who tries to feed birds knows they can be persistent thieves at the bird feeder. Although squirrels traditionally gather nuts, seeds, acorns, mushrooms, insects and leaves from forested habitats, they also enjoy readily available food from backyard and agricultural […]
By David Wheeler Special to the Journal The logistics of weather and sports, especially during the playoffs, can create quick game changes. Such is the case of the Class 1A, 4A and 5A state semifinal baseball games, which have been moved to today in an effort to avoid the forecast of bad weather for Thursday. […]
HOUSTON – They run to help find a cure for cancer. Peyton Brassfield won the Overall trophy at Houston Flywheel Festival’s Pink Ribbon 5K Run/Walk and Kennedy Earrey took the Women’s Trophy. Brassfield notched a time of 18:45 and finished well ahead of most runners in the annual spring fundraiser. Kennedy clocked a time […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Good grades, good hustle and good skills have prompted Blue Mountain Hilltoppers to sign Houston’s Zack Poteete to an athletic scholarship. The speedy senior batted .304 this season, knocked in 25 runs, stole 15 bases and scored 14 times in 26 games this year. And with […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal WEST POINT – They have been raising cattle on the open prairie of Northeast Mississippi for more than 100 years and a Clay County family has been a part of that business for much of that time. Glynn Robinson Stockyard was a landmark on Highway 45 just north […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – The Chickasaw County/MSU Extension Service is putting on the gloves for a battle – the gardening gloves, that is. The Extension Service, in partnership with the Master Gardeners, is challenging residents of the county to see who can grow the biggest tomato, but the battle is […]
It was just before Christmas a couple of years ago and Chris Jones had just finished his first season at Mississippi State. He had come to the Chickasaw Journal office for an interview. I’m not a hugger. Sara, Momma, the boys and a select group of people get to push their heart next to mine. […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – No one knows exactly when it got started, but the last dominoes game at the Houston Fire Station was held Tuesday, April 26, 2016. The noon time crew played the last hand shortly after 1 p.m., after enjoying a few snacks and closing out club business. […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal BLUE MOUNTAIN — Blue Mountain College has recently announced the appointment of Brandon Hardin of Tupelo, Miss. as Director of Bands. Hardin will be charged with building the band program from the ground up including new and current students. Hardin is originally from Houston. “We are looking for […]
An unknown politician recently ran for U.S. Congress and won. He had previously served as a county Judge in a remote part of the Congressional district. Most everyone overlooked him until midway through the election. The television was burning up with TV advertisements promoting him. A young man in Texas who had inherited a bunch […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal THORN – The rain threatened to bring a stormy day to the 2016 Chickasaw County Relay For life, but cancer survivors and their family knew where to go during the storms that life brings – they went to church. Thorn Church of God opened their doors to Relay […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON — They are one win away from a trip to Jackson and the MHSAA State Championship Playoffs. The Hilltoppers beat the Corinth Warriors 3-0 Thursday in a game with modest hitting, solid pitching and fielding, and a Major League catch to end the game. Houston scored in the first inning […]
- EDITORIAL: Tourism Tax Facts May 19, 2016
- Houston wins state baseball championship May 23, 2016
- CONSOLIDATION: The Commission May 23, 2016
- FLOYD INGRAM: Tourism tax and consolidation May 23, 2016
- Okolona addresses blighted property May 24, 2016
- Toppers’ Smith shuts out Newton May 26, 2016
- EDITORIAL: Helping those who help us May 26, 2016
- NEWS BRIEFS: Feeding program, driver’s license and county election commissioners May 25, 2016
- Pugh earns WBC Business Award May 25, 2016
- JAY HUGHES: Threats and promises from lawmakers May 24, 2016
- Michael Mcalpin: As a kid I spent many an afternoon in the fire sta...
- Hang Abarca: Hi Sharmaine! my work colleague filled in a blank ...
- Sharmaine Sartor: Useful commentary . I learned a lot from the analy...
- Lahoma Stapleton: Hi smithjasmine. I got ahold of a template CG 20 3...
- smithjasmine: Timely ideas , I loved the details . Does someone ...