Halloween is over and that means the next stop is Thanksgiving. I notice several churches in the area are doing a variety of food pantry/food drives on the way to Nov. 26. Chickasaw County has some of the poorest people living in the poorest state in the nation. They need our help. […]
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By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – It was Rachel Reed’s first time to work as a volunteer at the Chickasaw County 4-H Fall Fun & Games Day, it won’t be her last. More than 60 local special needs children from area schools, along with adult special needs kids from the community, […]
By Hank Wiesner Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOULKA — The Chickasaw County School District School Board discussed several changes to a proposed new school building during its regular monthly meeting in October, then held a special meeting the next night to approve the changes so final decisions could be […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal OKOLONA – If there was an easy way to collect unpaid fines owed across Mississippi someone would have figured it out long ago. Chickasaw County Supervisors called in Justice Court judges, constables and sheriff’s deputies recently seeking ways to collect a portion of the $1.8 […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal OKOLONA – If there was an easy way to collect unpaid fines owed across Mississippi someone would have figured it out long ago. Chickasaw County Supervisors called in Justice Court judges, constables and sheriff’s deputies recently seeking ways to collect a portion of the $1.8 million in fines owed […]
There has been a tiny little change to your Chickasaw Journal this week. Today, under the Chickasaw Journal banner and mission statement “A locally owned newspaper dedicated to the service of God and mankind,” you will find the lines Volume 110, No. 1. Your Chickasaw Journal – or actually the Houston Times and […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal CHICKASAW COUNTY – A Road Marker Ceremony was held in honor of Benjamin Neal, Sr., this summer and the event took place at Pleasant Grove Missionary Church. Lunch was served and remarks and tributes on behalf of Mr. Neal as native son of the community of Buena […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal Dewayne and Carmen Booth, of Houston, are pleased to announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Ramona Faye to Shannon Edward Williams, son of Tommy and Sherry Williams and Gary and Molly Kinard, all of Maben. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Ramon Ochoa and […]
My son woke up Saturday morning in the Australian Outback and sent me a photo taken on his cell phone. James Reid Ingram had found a stone beside the highway where the Houston Solar car team had passed the 2,000 kilometer mark in the 3,022 kilometer World Solar Car Challenge. On it […]
Initiative 42, a conservative approach to achieve adequate funding of our public schools, will be on the statewide ballot in November. Initiative 42 is endorsed by over 200,000 Mississippians and would phase in, over a five- to seven-year period, increases in state funding until such time as our K-12 schools reach a level […]
Spe Special to the Chickasaw Journal cial HOUSTON – The Farm Service Agency has declared Chickasaw County a flood disaster area following rains this spring. The declaration was made Sept. 23 and was based on losses caused by excessive rainfall, flash flooding and prolonged flooding that occurred from April 1, 2015 through July 6, […]
By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – Several sheriff’s races across the region are already settled, but at least three counties will have new top lawmen. The sheriffs in Alcorn and Chickasaw counties decided not to run again. Tishomingo County incumbent Glen Whitlock was defeated by John Dennis Daugherty in the Democratic runoff on Aug. […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Voters head to the poll next week to pick their county and state leaders and also to vote on a constitutional amendment to fund public education. The polls open at 7 a.m. Tuesday Nov. 3, and close 12-hours later at 7 p.m. with voters needing […]
This is the final week of county elections and we hope people have already studied the candidates, made their decision and can wisely and confidently walk into the voting booth on Tuesday, Nov. 3, and make the right choice. Chickasaw County will be a very different place under the leadership of these […]
- High school state test scores released November 18, 2015
- WEEK 14: High School Football Capsules November 20, 2015
- Topper hoopers fall to Bulldogs November 20, 2015
- Judgment and experience November 21, 2015
- Welcome home! November 22, 2015
- MSU Alumni Association announces 2015-16 student delegates, officers November 25, 2015
- Okolona urges parents to keep kids in school November 24, 2015
- Parents reminded that school attendance is mandatory November 24, 2015
- Houlka Trustees address leave, texting policy November 23, 2015
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