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PARASHAY HAMILTON: Taking the next step

Graduating from high school is a milestone for many students. Graduation also marks the beginning of a new and exciting endeavor – college. Getting ready for college and deciding which schools you want to attend can be an overwhelming process. To help prepare you, consider attending a college fair. A local college fair gives students […]

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MSU’s Chris Jones draws raves

By Brad Locke Daily Journal STARKVILLE – In the short time Chris Jones has been on campus, he’s already made a strong impression on his coaches and teammates. Not just on the field, but off it, too. The biggest prospect to sign with Mississippi State in years, Jones comes in as a freshman weighted with […]

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Ole Miss spring, summer graduates

OXFORD – Several students from the readership area were listed among the candidates for spring and summer graduation from the University of Mississippi. May 2013 graduates include: – Hope Michelle Clair, BA Education – John Wesley Roberts, BA Education – John Austin Williams, BA Education – Jordan Aubrey Byrne, Bachelor of Arts – Darron Trent […]

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ICC expands dual credit to Houston, five other area schools

TUPELO – Students from at least 12 Northeast Mississippi high schools will be able to earn college credit next year without leaving campus.Itawamba Community College has reached agreements with six school districts to offer the courses, which count for both high school and higher education requirements, beginning in the fall. School boards in the Tupelo […]

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LOCAL FOCUS: Dixieland Furniture Mfg.

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 company continues to make upholstered furniture at the factory east of […]

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Organ donor scholarship applications sought

Special to the Chickasaw Journal   The North Mississippi Donor Family Council of the Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency is seeking scholarship applications. A minimum of four $500 scholarships will be awarded to graduating high school seniors and the deadline for submitting an application is April 1. Application forms may be obtained through school counselors or […]

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College Goal Sunday

CHICKASAW COUNTY – Kiera Stanfield knows what she wants to do after high school and she and her mother were at College Goal Sunday last week to help find ways to pay for it. “I plan to join the Army but I also want to go to ICC (Itawamba Community College) and major in business,” […]

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College Goal dates set at Houston, Okolona

College Goal Sunday, a non-profit program that provides free information and assistance to Mississippi families applying for financial assistance for higher education will be offered again in the public schools. The College Goal event will take place over an eight-day period at many locations in the state. • At the Houston School of Science and […]

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Okolona’s Pierce signs with Hinds

Chieftain lineman will be a force for Eagles OKOLONA – Zach Pierce signed a full scholarship with Hinds Community College Thursday, but also had an offer from Northwest on the table. Pierce, a 6-foot-3, 330-pound, four-year starter for the Chieftains was a driving force for Okolona’s high powered offense and is expected to contribute quickly […]

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ICC football open tryouts set

by Adam Gore LetsGoICC.com FULTON – Itawamba Community College has announced the date and times for their open tryouts for the 2013 football team. The non-contact tryouts will be Wednesday, March 6 at 1:00 p.m. for ICC students and 3:00 p.m. for non-ICC students at Eaton Field, next to the Davis Event Center on the […]

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Rival schools still pursuing MSU commit Jones

by Brandon Speck NEMS Daily Journal HOUSTON – Chris Jones is as calm a high school senior as you’ll meet, especially considering the life-changing signature he’ll sign in two weeks. The 6-foot-7, 255-pound 5-star defensive end from Houston has a lot coming at him. Jones committed to Mississippi State in June but since then has […]

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