By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – The employees of the City of Houston want you to take a little pride in your town. Nineteen Houston employees donned yellow safety vests, gloves and trash bags last week to clean up litter along Highway 8 through Houston. “We wanted to show the community […]
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By University Communications Special to the Chickasaw Journal OXFORD – Some students from small towns grow up yearning for the day when they can graduate from high school, go off to college and leave the community they feel has nothing to offer them. They leave with the anticipation of making their lives […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal STARKVILLE – Three weeks after a mid-October drive-by shooting in Starkville, the final two suspects have been arrested. On Thursday, agents with the U.S. Marshal Service raided an apartment complex in South Bend, Indiana, and apprehended Cory Dywane “Smooth” Quinn, 26, of Woodland; and Christopher O’Bryan Lockhart, […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Chickasaw County Sheriff Jimmy Simmons voiced his concern over cuts to the sheriff’s department budget two days before the county elected a new sheriff. Simmons said he has been included in forming a budget every year he has been sheriff but was not informed the […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal CORINTH – Houston played their game Friday night, running the football, the special teams scoring and that salty defense banging away at the opposing offense. Houston won their 4A Playoff First Round game with Corinth, 31-14, and have earned the right to travel to play Rosa Fort […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal CHICKASAW COUNTY – Voters made their final decision on who will lead Chickasaw County as sheriff, chancery clerk, county attorney and two supervisor post in the Nov. 3, general election. A total of 5,841 ballots or 48-percent of the county’s 12,035 registered voters were cast last week […]
Voter turnout in the Tuesday Nov. 3 General Election in Chickasaw County was modest for a county election. Roughly 48 percent went to the poll and cast a ballot and that was better than the 46 percent who showed up for the Primary Election earlier this year. We are proud for that. But […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State junior defensive lineman Chris Jones was named Southeastern Conference Defensive Lineman of the Week, the league announced Monday morning. In a 31-13 victory at Missouri this past Thursday night, the Bronko Nagurski Trophy watch list member tied a career high with two tackles for […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – With the fall hunting season approaching and residents riding 4-wheelers in the country, Houston Police Chief Billy Voyles is reminding riders they are not allowed on city streets unless they have a Mississippi Motor Vehicle Tag and proper safety equipment. Voyles said 4-wheelers can […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Charlene Clark won the Houston Plus Civitan Club contest to chose a theme for the Houston Christmas Parade this year. Then she turned around and donated the $25 to a local man for his medical bills. “Keeping Christ in Christmas” was Clark’s winning theme and […]
By Hank Wiesner Special to the Chickasaw Journal OKOLONA –Meeting in special session Friday, Oct. 23, the Okolona School Board voted unanimously to require a contractor to demolish an improperly laid concrete slab and reconstruct in accordance to building codes. In related action later in the meeting, the board […]
HOUSTON – As fall rains arrived this week, Houston School Board Trustees cast a vote that may get a leaky roof fixed at the Houston School of Science and Technology. After more than one hour in executive session, trustees voted to let their lawyers “negotiate a bracket settlement offer on the roof lawsuit.” The […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas and the Chickasaw County Extension Service and Master Gardeners want to help you decorate your home, office or yard. Lynette McDougald, the florist at Mississippi State University, will be in Houston Tuesday night Nov. 17, to show […]
AREA SCORES Special to the Chickasaw Journal The following are Mississippi high school football scores for the twelfth week of the 2015 high school football season. Friday Night PLAYOFFS Class 4A Greenwood 19, Ripley 14 Houston 31, Corinth 14 Kosciusko 35, Shannon 7 Lafayette 48, Gentry 7 Class 2A Baldwyn 31, Eupora 8 Calhoun City 55, […]
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