The dirty little secret of so-called “higher education” is that a substantial part of a typical course of instruction in American colleges is almost or nearly worthless. The demands of the marketplace are such that the college must hurry their customers (a more apt term than “students”) through with a degree […]
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By Hank Wiesner Special to the Chickasaw Journal TROY, ALA. – Houlka nativeJeremy McClain , who was recently appointed Troy University’s Athletics Director, knows firsthand that it take a village to raise a child. McClain and the Trojans will be coming from the next village over, in Troy, Ala., […]
Ethan Turner Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – On a rain-soaked Lady Topper Field, the Toppers achieved a goal that they set for their season. They won district. Tuesday night in Houston, the Lady Toppers defeated the Itawamba AHS Indians 10-1, win the District 1 Region 2 title. The Lady […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Fourteen students stepped onto a big yellow school bus Wednesday afternoon for the first leg of a trip that has them chasing the sun west to Australia to compete in the World Solar Car Challenge. The Houston Solar Car has won 14 national solar car races in a […]
HOUSTON – The Hilltoppers led the dance at homecoming Friday night with Houston’s offense and defense taking turns waltzing the Caledonia Confederates around the field. Houston’s offense scored 25 points in the first half, their defense did not allow a first down and Wes Parker kicked a 37-yard field goal as […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – The front-door to Houston got a little prettier and nicer to look at over the weekend. More than two dozen volunteers showed up for a work day Saturday morning with young and old, black and white, rich and well, not so rich, rolling up their […]
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 […]
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 […]
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: email@example.com 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 […]
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, […]
I have said in this space before how much I love the Flywheel Festival. Houston finished up its 34th Flywheel Festival and plans will get started this week to pull out all the stops for the 35th annual event set for Joe Brigance Park this Spring. Mark you calendar – the Flywheel […]
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