HOUSTON/HOULKA – In today’s society, instant communication is prevelant and local school districts are implementing technology that will get their messages out quickly and to the correct audience. The Houston School District is currently setting up a text alert system that will notify parents of activity within the district. The text alert is voluntary and [...]
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CHICKASAW COUNTY – Kiera Stanfield knows what she wants to do after high school and she and her mother were at College Goal Sunday last week to help find ways to pay for it. “I plan to join the Army but I also want to go to ICC (Itawamba Community College) and major in business,” [...]
A wise old politician once told me all politics is local. After watching campaigns, elections and political shenanigans for 25 years, I’ve come to the conclusion this is true. When you look at the national picture, you have to remember that it all filters down to a particular region or community heading to the polls [...]
Basketball GIRLS Class 1A Falkner 38, Coldwater 36 Ashland 67, Vardaman 49 H.W. Byers 44, Pine Grove 20 Coffeeville 55, Biggersville 47 Class 2A New Site 80, Coahoma Co. 57 S.V. Marshall 39, West Tallahatchie 28 Potts Camp 72, Baldwyn 67 South Delta 48, JFK 44 Class 3A Ripley 68, Mooreville 48 Ruleville 48, [...]
CHICKASAW COUNTY – Good local government hinges on electing good candidates and voters around Chickasaw County will pick from a slate of candidates when municipal elections are held this spring. Candidates have filed for all city posts with a number of Okolona residents casting their hat in the ring and seeking your vote for mayor, [...]
College Goal Sunday, a non-profit program that provides free information and assistance to Mississippi families applying for financial assistance for higher education will be offered again in the public schools. The College Goal event will take place over an eight-day period at many locations in the state. • At the Houston School of Science and [...]
Basketball GIRLS Class 3A North Panola 57, Nettleton 46 Class 5A Canton 54, Oxford 41 BOYS Class 1A Biggersville 105, Vardaman 44 Ingomar 82, Montgomery County 52 Falkner 51, Houlka 46, OT Coffeeville 82, H.W. Byers 78 Coldwater 90, Greenville St. Joe 39 Blue Mountain 76, Smithville 54 Shaw 62, Ashland 58 Tremont 72, Wheeler [...]
Area Boys North State Openers Special to the Chickasaw Journal Boys North State openers are scheduled for Tuesday night at 7 p.m. Class 1A Vardaman at Biggersville Montgomery County at Ingomar Falkner at Houlka Byers at Coffeeville Smithville at Blue Mountain Wheeler at Tremont Class 2A O’Bannon at Baldwyn (Tonight) Coahoma at Potts Camp New [...]
HOULKA – Loyd Carrol Warren, Sr., 81, passed away at his home, surrounded by his family, on Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013. He was born on Oct. 6, 1931, in Pontotoc County. He was retired from Franklin Corporation where he had held many jobs. He was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church but had attended First [...]
HOUSTON – Chickasaw County has been awarded $9,551.00 in federal funds under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program. The selection was made my the National board that is chaired by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and consist of representatives from the Salvation Army; American Red Cross; United Jewish Communities’ Catholic Charities; USA; National [...]
CHICKASAW COUNTY – When bad weather threatens, it is too late for county personnel and emergency agencies to plan what they are going to do. Chickasaw County communication workers, law enforcement, fire departments and emergency management agencies came together last week for a series of drills to test their response to an emergency. “Everybody [...]
Basketball Division 1-1A Consolation (G) Biggersville 64, Thrasher 57, OT (B) Wheeler 71, Falkner 40 Championship (G) Falkner 56, Pine Grove 53 (B) Biggersville 63, Blue Mountain 46 Division 2-1A Consolation (G) Ashland 55, Ingomar 35 (B) H.W. Byers 58, Ashland 55 Championship (G) H.W. Byers 77, Coldwater 23 (B) Coldwater 75, Ingomar 54 Division [...]
TREMONT – The Houlka Wildcats held off a late surge from Tremont on Friday night for a 54-48 victory in the Division 4-1A tournament championship game. Lewis Moore led the Wildcats with 14 points as Houlka fell behind early but shut out the Eagles in the second quarter to build as much as a 13-point [...]
Basketball Division 1-1A (B) Blue Mountain 63, Falkner 55 (B) Biggersville 84, Wheeler 67 (G) Falkner 57, Thrasher 41 (G) Biggersville 71, Pine Grove 45 Division 2-1A (G) Coldwater 46, Ashland 43 (B) Coldwater 82, Ashland 42 (G) H.W. Byers 75, Ingomar 22 (B) Ingomar 67 H.W. Byers 51 Division 4-1A (G) Houlka 28, Tremont [...]
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