By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Chickasaw County Supervisors accepted a resignation and voted to delete a position as part of their regular second monthly board meeting last week. Longtime County Coroner Andy Harmon tendered his resignation to the county and the board voted to delete the position of Department of […]
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By Ethan Turner Special to the Chickasaw Journal EUPORA – If the saying is true and defense does indeed win championships, then the Houston Hilltoppers may be in for a special season. The state’s top 4A defense shutout the undefeated Eupora Eagles (5-1) in a physical running game, 34-0. It was […]
The U.S. Department of Interior and National Parks Services has named the Tanglefoot Trail as one of 10 in the nation to be designated as a National Recreation Trail. It has been named one of the Top 10 Attractions by the Mississippi Tourism Board and was recently honored as a “50 Hidden Gems Across America” […]
OKOLONA – The students at Okolona Elementary and High School were surprised when a huge delivery of school supplies ended up on their doorsteps as school started this year. Wal-Mart, (Mr. Jerry Bean, Okolona native, Mr. Fred Betts) Okolona native and Electric Department Employee, (Mr. Bennett Moore Jr.) Aarons Leasing, Amory, and […]
JACKSON – The Mississippi Attorney General’s Office arrested a Bruce man and charged him with possession of counterfeit goods with the intent to sell. Henry Davis, 49, was recently arrested following a joint investigation involving the Attorney General’s Office Consumer Protection Division and the Pontotoc Police Department. A tip from a concerned citizen led authorities […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal Five Itawamba Community College students participated in the 2015 Mississippi State University Men and Women of Color Summit, Aug. 28. They include Alexis Smith of Houston, James Goodman of Columbus, Allysa Lipsey of Pontotoc; Dee Stegall of Smithville and Dewayne Cochran of Byram. “Reframing the Dialogue […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – The Chickasaw County 4-H Clubs are heading up a community service project called “Fall Fun & Games Day” which will be held on Oct. 30, at the Chickasaw County Agri-Center in Houston. This day is held for “special needs” students attending the Houston School District, […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal Members of CenterStage, Itawamba Community College’s pop show group, have been selected for 2015-16. Saydee Moss of Houlka and Davianna Pulliam of Houston, have been chosen for ICC’s prestigious band and vocal group that is called on to entertain at college and community events around Northeast Mississippi. […]
Dear Editor, The sample election ballot for Initiative 42, the school funding amendment, has been approved. As expected, the ballot is confusing. Not only does the ballot include a false fiscal analysis with which the leadership has admitted tampering, it also requires voters to jump through the hoops that the legislative […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – They have been gathering for more than a decade to pray for an end to abortion in Mississippi and America and they believe it is working. More than two dozen people gathered last year on the southwest corner of the Chickasaw County Courthouse and […]
Dear Editor, Why is it so difficult to get a straight answer as to what a visit to a local hospital or emergency room costs? I understand that there are differences in health insurance coverage and extenuating circumstances which could increase the final bill, but a simple cost sheet for anyone that is […]
Dear Editor, While out walking this morning around our walking track at Joe Brigance Park, I noticed how fresh and clean the walkway was. ‘As I rounded the curve I saw the City Street Department maintenance men working diligently with tree trimmers, cutting the lower limbs off the trees. They were cleaning up the […]
It’s bad enough establishment politicians from both parties have enriched themselves at the expense of the continuity and stability of America. Voters have no one to blame more than ourselves. We can also blame ourselves for producing a generation of young people who are under-educated, easily offended, and unprepared to defend the […]
AREA GAMES Friday Baldwyn 35, Okolona 12 Benton County 42, Walnut 10 Caledonia 35, Tishomingo County 0 Choctaw County 38, Bruce 21 East Union 48, New Site 10 East Webster 42, South Pontotoc 14 Hatley 56, Houlka 0 Houston 34, Eupora 0 Kosciusko 32, Itawamba AHS 26 Kossuth 68, Corinth 34 Lafayette 26, Charleston 0 […]
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