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Their Houston High heart calls them home

HOUSTON – Thirty-seven graduates of Houston High School received their diploma in 1949 and while life has carried them far away, their heart still calls them home once a year. The Class of 1949 celebrated their 63rd annual reunion recently with the group gathering at Bridges-Hall manor in Houston to catch up on family news […]

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WEDDING: Nelson/Cox

Mr. and Mrs. Hank Harrington of Houston announce the engagement of their daughter, Anna Kathrine Nelson, to M. Coty Cox, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas L. Davis III and Mr. and Mrs. Ricky Cox of Forest. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Don Harrington of Houston and Mr. and Mrs. Ralph […]

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AP POLL: High School Football, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013

Here are Mississippi’s 2013 final poll top high school football teams in each class as selected by a panel of Associated Press state sports writers. Class Overall School W-L Pts Prv 1. South Panola (18) (9-1) 180 2 2. Brandon (8-1) 155 4 3. Oxford (9-0) 123 5 4. Oak Grove (8-1) 107 1 5. […]

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SOFTBALL: Houston stopped by Corinth; Hamilton, Smithville advance

Northeast Mississippi’s three defending state champions – Corinth (4A), Hamilton (2A) and Smithville (1A) – opened the MHSAA slow pitch softball playoffs Tuesday with victories. Corinth rallied to beat Houston 9-2 and 14-10 after losing the best-of-three series opener 11-1. Hamilton, which moved down to 1A this season, swept Broad Street 14-0 and 23-0 while […]

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FOOTBALL: High School Roundup Friday, Oct. 11, 2113

Daily Journal reports Oxford, the Daily Journal’s No. 1-ranked 5A/6A team, scored 37 first-half points on its way to a convincing 40-9 home victory against Lewisburg in Division 1-5A play. The Chargers (7-0, 3-0) took a 16-0 first-quarter lead on the first of Kenzie Phillips’ two TD runs, a 21-yarder. Jack Abraham had a 2-yard […]

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FOOTBALL SCORES: Friday, Oct. 11, 2013

Area scores Aberdeen 39, Kemper 22 Baldwyn 58, Hatley 7 Bruce 25, Europa 20 Byhalia 14, New Albany 12 Calhoun Aca. 34, Central Aca. 28, OT Calhoun City 42, East Webster 31 Clarksdale 36, Saltillo 29 Coffeeville 34, Smithville 22 Coldwater 50, Vardaman 12 Corinth 59, Tishomingo County 21 Falkner 59, Biggersville 32 French Camp […]

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Houston tops district foe Caledonia, 13-0

HOUSTON – It was a tough week for the Hilltoppers but they pulled it all together Friday night to beat division foe Caledonia, 13-0. Houston (1-6, 1-0) used a strong defense to hold the Confederates (2-4, 0-1) scoreless and to also put points on the board. All of the game’s scoring came in the second […]

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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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AP: Mississippi High School Football Polls, Oct. 8, 2013

Here are Mississippi’s top high school football teams in each class as selected by a panel of Associated Press state sports writers. Class Overall School W-L Pts Prv 1. Brandon (13) (6-0) 157 1 2. South Panola (2) (6-1) 138 3 3. Oak Grove (1) (6-0) 127 4 4. Oxford (6-0) 89 5 5. Petal […]

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FOOTBALL: Highschool Roundup

EDITOR’S NOTE: Complete area game stories and photos will be published in the Wednesday, Sept. 25, Chickasaw Journal.   Alston Dill scored three touchdowns and quarterback Dustin Carrell passed for one in the rain Friday to lead Mantachie to a 52-0 road victory against Alcorn Central. The Mustangs (4-1) took an early 6-0 lead on […]

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East Webster school could be occupied in September.

CUMBERLAND – Students at East Webster will start the school year on the campus of Wood Junior College with plans to move them into their new high school in September. The East Webster High School was destroyed by a tornado in April 2011 and moved classes to Wood Junior College six days later. The district […]

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Midnight madness: Houston Toppers hit hard for late-night crowd

BY BRANDON SPECK DAILY JOURNAL HOUSTON – Football is far from an afterthought in Houston. Approximately 300 fans gave up sleep at midnight Friday to watch the Hilltoppers’ first full-pad practice of 2013 into the wee hours of Saturday morning. “You get to actually see who’s going to bring it and who’s not,” said junior […]

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BACK TO SCHOOL: Dress Code Policy

Dress Code Policies 2013 HOUSTON HIGH SCHOOL * Shoes must be worn at all times. House shoes are not permitted. Shoelaces must be in shoes that reqauire them. * Hats, caps other headgear and sunglasses are not to be worn to school * Tube tops, halters, tank tops (spaghetti straps), bare or exposed midriffs, backless […]

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VHS honor roll released

VARDAMAN – Vardaman High School has released the honor roll for the academic year. Seventh Grade Principal’s List Kayla Gaskin, Maegan Stroup and Dillon Williams Regular Honor Roll Preston Bullard, Ansley Casey, Christina Free, Dakota Murphree, Zachery Pettit and Hunter Spencer Eighth Grade Principal’s List Brandon Washington, CJ Weddle and Tori Wilson Regular Honor Roll […]

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