Associated Press Here are Mississippi’s top high school football teams in each class as selected by a panel of Associated Press state sports writers. OVERALL School W-L Pts Prv 1. South Panola (16) (6-0) 160 1 2. Starkville (5-1) 141 2 3. Brandon (6-1) 122 3 4. Hattiesburg (6-1) 88 5 5. Oxford (4-2) 85 […]
By Emily Wagster Pettus Associated Press JACKSON – A new proposal seeks a statewide election on removing the Confederate battle emblem from the Mississippi flag. But it could be years before the issue gets on the ballot, and there’s no guarantee voters would accept it. State officials said Friday that a resident of the capital […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – A 17-year-old girl is in jail and a local man is recovering from a gunshot wound to the arm after a domestic dispute escalated Tuesday night. Houston Police Chief Billy Voyles said he is not releasing the name of the girl at this time but she is being […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal JACKSON — Thanks to our abundance of waterfowl and habitat, hunting and viewing are very popular in Mississippi, and witnessing the teal migration and hunting season in September is a great start to the fall. One of the most important steps in preparing for the waterfowl season is […]
AMORY – Olivia V. and Cory King, of Woodland, are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Carolyn “Jayde” King. Jayde was born at 2:15 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015 at Gilmore Memorial Hospital. She tipped the scales at 6-pounds, 14-ounces and was 20-inches long. She is the maternal granddaughter of Jeannie […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal While most people are focused on football, one Houston student/athelete is still chasing his dream to play baseball at the next level, or maybe even another level above that. Tanner Smith was chosen by Marty Gonzalez and Frank Torre, Jr. to play on SACSN (Student Athlete Community […]
The following is a list of 2015 Chickasaw County manufacturers, listed by name, contact information, product and chief officers and employees. Ark-Ell Springs, Inc. Division of Leggett & Platt, Inc. 101 Industrial Road P.O. Box 308 Houlka, MS 38850 Produces furniture springs. Website: leggettandplatt.com Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 662-568-3393 Fax: 662-568-3325 Officers: Luther […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – There are lots of furniture factories in Chickasaw County but few that have been around since 1976. Dixieland Furniture Manufacturing opened 37 years ago making sofas, loveseats and chairs and has found their niche in a industry with lots of ups and downs. The […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Earl and Christy Adams are pleased to announce the wedding of their daughter, Lauren Elizabeth Adams to James Mason Gregory. The wedding will take place Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015 at the Thorn Church of God at 2 p.m. with Derick Sowell conducting the ceremony. The bride […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal STARKVILLE – The Chapel of Memories on Mississippi State University campus was the setting for a celebration of the marriage of Reagan Colleen Byrne and James Kellan Blissard on July 18th at six o’clock in the evening. Rev. Jimmy Harrington officiated the ceremony, Reagan is the […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal Kossuth junior running back Jaley Adams, who rushed for a state-record 543 yards and eight touchdowns last week against Corinth, saw limited action Friday in the Aggies’ 54-0 shutout of Division 1-3A foe New Site. Adams rushed for 159 yards on five carries and scored three touchdowns on runs of […]
David Helms Pontotoc Progress PONTOTOC – Tanglefoot Trail officials reported last week that at least four trail signs were recently destroyed by vandals. Tanglefoot Trail Maintenance Superintendent Keith Herring said replacing the signs would cost at least $300, but more importantly emphasized the danger aspect of the senseless destruction. “One sign was stolen, but three […]
Cable news networks maintain their obsessions with next year’s presidential contest. The first caucus is scheduled for Feb. 1, 2016, in Iowa; but that could change if other states try to schedule earlier primaries or caucuses. Regardless, we’ll still be forced-fed presidential politics as news fodder for the next four months whether we like […]
AREA SCORES Thursday East Union 42, H.W. Byers 6 Friday Aberdeen 39, Mooreville 0 Amory 28, Itawamba AHS 21, 2OT Baldwyn 64, Potts Camp 0 Benton County 26, Belmont 8 Booneville 42, Alcorn Central 0 Calhoun City 28, East Webster 7 Coffeeville 56, Thrasher 0 Coldwater 36, Vardaman 8 Columbus 33, Tupelo 9 Eupora 29, […]
- Donations made to 500 Okolona students September 30, 2015
- WEDDING: Byrne / Blissard October 4, 2015
- WEDDING: Adams / Gregory October 4, 2015
- Dixieland still going strong October 5, 2015
- MADE IN CHICKASAW COUNTY: Industry Listing October 5, 2015
- Houston ranked 3rd in State 4A October 7, 2015
- Proposal would erase Confederate sign from Mississippi flag October 7, 2015
- Man shot in arm by 17-year-old girl October 7, 2015
- State, federal duck stamps available online October 7, 2015
- BIRTH: Carolyn Jayde King October 6, 2015
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