OKOLONA – Aldermen were updated on the city’s summer street paving and sewer renovation project recently and given details on both projects. Representatives with the contractor Cook-Coggins said both projects were completed and have been accepted by state and federal authorities that helped fund the project. Aldermen said they were pleased with the project but […]
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Customers come from near and far to sit in the chair at Warnick’s Barber Shop for a haircut and to catch up on what’s happening in the world and in Chickasaw County. Gerald Gray has been trimming hair since 1960 and been cutting hair in Houston for the past 3-1/2 years at the shop across […]
CHICKASAW COUNTY – City fathers will tell your that anyone who runs for city office for the paycheck is doing it for the wrong reason. The post of mayor and aldermen in Woodland and Houlka are considered part-time posts and the amounts those city leaders are paid pale in comparison to the paychecks for similar […]
This week’s Chickasaw Journal newspaper has a fresher, cleaner, more colorful look, and there’s a reason. The newspaper delivered to your door this week is the first full edition of the Chickasaw Journal to come off a new printing press at the production facilities of the Chickasaw Journal in Tupelo. This multi-million dollar […]
HOUSTON – A judge has ruled that Chickasaw County and engineer Edward Springer owe Ausbern Construction for work done on a county road, but how much and exactly who will pay it will be determined in court. A motion for partial summary judgment has been given by Circuit Court Judge Andrew Howorth saying he believes […]
They are an Okolona favorite and word is quickly spreading to the rest of Northeast Mississippi. Brody’s Family Restaurant is known for good food offered in a family atmosphere and cooked by people who truly care about how it tastes and is served. Established more than 12 years ago, Brody’s has developed a reputation of […]
HOUSTON – They called it the fiscal cliff, but the wrangling in Washington all boiled down to changes in how Uncle Sam will dip into taxpayer pockets in 2013. Tax preparers and accountants all across the country are gearing up for another busy tax season with the new rules. But local CPAs Jason Brooks and […]
HOUSTON – Residents of Houston and surrounding counties get used to receiving electricity from Natchez Trace Electric Power Association, but many may not know how far the cooperatives reach is or what their latest improvement projects are. NTEPA General Manager Norma Kilgore, along with System Engineer Shaun Edmondson and Substation Supervisor James Pettit, gave an […]
HOUSTON — The Girl Scouts Heart of the South council kicked off pre-order cookie sales Saturday and want the community to buy and support scouting. Girl Scouts are taking orders from Saturday through Jan. 28. Cookies will then arrive between Feb. 16 and Feb. 21. Booth sales will begin Feb. 22 and run through March […]
HOUSTON – Chickasaw County’s unemployment rate dropped under 10 percent in November and hinted at a stronger job market at year-end. Chickasaw County’s unemployment rate stood at 9.6 percent and was done from 10.5 percent in October and 12.3 percent a year ago. While many retail employers hire additional workers to help with the Christmas […]
Their names sums it up quite nicely – Chickasaw Farm Services. A hometown business that has been servings its customers for generations, Chickasaw Farm Services has a history and tradition of providing quality products for local farmers and friends. “Farmers are our main customers and they buy our bulk items,” said Carolyn Ware. “But we […]
HOUSTON – The City of Houston saw sale tax revenue at record numbers last year and is holding its own as the calendar year winds down. “For whatever reason we had a banner year in 2011 and we look to be on course with similar numbers this year,” said Houston City Clerk, Bobby Sanderson. “When […]
The Christmas holidays have pushed the delivery date for this week’s Chickasaw Journal from Wednesday to Thursday. The newspaper was printed a day late to allow production crews to spend Christmas Day with their families and the staff and employees of the Chickasaw Journal appreciate your patience.If you do not have a newspaper in your […]
Faith Outreach Free alcohol and drug rehabilitation assistance is offered at Faith Outreach Church, with meetings held at 7 p.m. each Monday and Thursday. For more details contact counselor Danny Owen at 610-5578. Faith Outreach is located at 272 McDonald Street (Highway 41 North) in Okolona and is led by Pastor Jimmy Bryan who can […]
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