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Houston High School honor roll

HOUSTON – Houston High School has released the honor roll for the first semester. Ninth grade Superintendent’s List Sandy Garner, Rodrigo Hernandez, Malik Lawrence and Alex Springer. Principal’s List Bryan Brassfield, Caroline Blankenship, Takeya Davdson, Lawrence Everett, Maggie Flatt, Tori Graves, Trey Griggs, Kayla Mims, Andrew Mitchell, Harley Nabors, Hayden Powell, Megan Reed, Anekein Rish, […]

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TEEN PREGNANCY: Numbers, News, Notes

NUMBERS 0 The number of teen births recorded by teens practicing true abstinence. 1 Mississippi ranked No. 1 and highest in teen births with a rate of 64.2 births per 1000 females aged 15-19, compared to the national rate of 39.1 births per 1000 U.S. females aged 15-19. 1 in 5 Nearly 1 in 5 […]

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Houston Schools offer new communication service to parents

HOUSTON – In today’s technological world, quick and easy communication is always at one’s fingertips and the Houston School District is offering parents one more way to stay in touch. The district revamped their website this year to offer more information and services including site-specific updates from each school. By going to the district website […]

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Houston High School honor roll

HOUSTON – Houston High School has released the Honor Roll for the first nine weeks. Freshmen Superintendent’s List Sandy Garner, Rodrigo Hernandez, Melik Lawrence, Harley Nabors, Anekein Rish and Alex Springer Principal’s List Luis Aju, Bryan Barfield, Caroline Blakenship, Drake Dendy, Trey Griggs, Kayla Mims, Timothy Monts, Hunter Moore, Hayden Powell, Chandre Raines, Megan Reed, […]

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GED gets tougher Jan. 2

HOUSTON – The GED has always been a tough test, but it will get tougher on Jan. 2 with a new version and curriculum set to be introduced. The GED (General Educational Development) exam has been a safety net for those who do not obtain a high school diploma and is typically used as a […]

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VHS honor roll

VARDAMAN – Vardaman High School has released the honor roll for the academic year. Seventh Grade Principal’s List Abbey Casey, Mary Grace Davis, Oakley Edington, Jackson Harrell, Carlie Higginbotham, Anna Lucius and Mina Lucius. Seventh Grade Regular List Tsilvian Caulder, Jayla Culpepper, Ethan Edmondson, Andrew Griffin, Marisol Lopez, Clayton Miller, Nora-Blake Parker, Maria Pina, Hayden […]

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Girl’s night out!

  H OUSTON – It’s billed as “Girl’s Night Out,” but everyone is invited to the annual beauty review and music revue at Houston High School Nov. 16. The annual pageant for grades six through 12 incorporates music and dance to keep the evening fast-paced and entertaining. “There’s no down-time,” smiled Janet Coker who directs […]

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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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