By Hank Wiesner Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOULKA – The New Houlka Board of Aldermen unanimously approved raising sewer rates at their September meeting to help pay the present and future costs of improvements to the town lagoon and sewer system. The increase was one of several items of business transacted […]
Dear Robert, June of 1997: I had just retired from teaching to drive a truck and your parents presented us our first grandson – you. I thought nothing could bring the pleasure of the births of my sons, but this came close. At first sight of you, I was smitten. Fruit of the […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – They are what Houston does best, and they could show the world that Mississippi and America are the best solar car racers on the planet next month. The Houston Solar Car was carefully packed in a massive wooden crate and trucked to Federal Express in […]
With the Declaration of Independence, our founders “dissolved the political bands” that bound the 13 original states to the King of England. The document cited numerous complaints against the King and his ruling representatives as just cause. Founders stated clearly they were entitled to separate from the King and “to assume among the powers […]
AREA SCORES Friday Amory 22, Center Hill 17 Baldwyn 33, Saltillo 23 Booneville 42, Tishomingo County 25 Bruce 41, South Pontotoc 0 Calhoun City 50, Velma Jackson 30 Coffeeville 42, Hamilton 0 Corinth 45, New Albany 20 East Union 68, Alcorn Central 36 East Webster 49, Ray Brooks 6 Holly Springs 26, Coahoma County 6 […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal Mr. and Mrs. Paul Funderburk of Houston are pleased to announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Elisabeth (Beth) Aubrie Funderburk to Allen Manuel Gonzalez, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Gonzalez of New Bern, North Carolina. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Charles and Carolyn Funderburk […]
Dear Editor, Fifty five men congregated at the Pennsylvania State House, arriving over a period of fourteen weeks. Of the delegates to this Constitutional Converntion, 39 had been in Congress, eight were present or past governors, eight had signed the Declaration of Independence, and almost half were Revolutionary War veterans. From 10 a.m. […]
TONIGHT’S FEATURED GAMES Aberdeen (3-1) at Itawamba AHS (3-0) THE PLAYERS Aberdeen: QB Tramonte Prather is 58 for 96 for 868 yards, 8 TDs, 5 INTs. … Memphis commit Jerrick Orr has caught 25 passes for 443 yards and 3 TDs. … LB Tay Carothers has 11 tackles for loss. Itawamba AHS: QB Vijay Miller […]
Ethan Turner, Special to the Chicksaw Journal CALEDONIA – Defense and physicality was the name of the game as Okolona traveled to Caledonia and suffered two late game rushing touchdowns to fall to the Confederates, 17-6. The Okolona defense came to play and from the opening kickoff, the Chieftains defense played with […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – It’s the premier fall festival in Houston with good food, good crafts and good entertainment drawing a crowd to the Flywheel Festival each year. Event organizers saw record crowds of more than 4,000 people pack Joe Brigance Park for two days of food, fun […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – A perfect 3-0 Hilltopper football team ran into a perfect 3-0 East Webster squad Friday night and came out on the short end of the stick. Houston climbed on top early and carried a 13-7 lead into the halftime locker room, but the scrappy squad […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Attorney’s have begun taking depositions from both sides involved in a lawsuit between the Houston school district and the contractor and architect responsible for re-roofing the Houston School of Science and Technology. Former school board trustees, contractors and those involved in the 2010 decision to […]
Last week’s Chickasaw Journal featured a photo of two women from a local dentist office holding four silly piggy banks and seeking donations for the Tanglefoot Trail. Today we have a story about the Houston Civitan Club conducting a contest to name the theme for the Houston Christmas Parade – an event they […]
By EthanTurner Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – As a result of early offense and timely hitting, the East Webster Wolverines topped the Houston Hilltoppers 10-4 in softball Saturday afternoon in Houston as a part of the Houston Classic. After the loss, Hilltopper head coach Derick Kirby said that his team […]
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