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State, Chickasaw County under burn ban

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – You can rake those leaves into as high a pile as you want, but don’t put a match to them! Mississippi is still under a state-wide burn ban and that means anyone caught burning anything outside can be cited and fined up to $500. Despite recent rains the […]

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WEDDING: Easley / Goggin

    Special to the Chickasaw Journal   Ben and Brenda Easley of Houston are pleased to announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter Atlanta Jade Easley to Steven Tyler Goggins. Atlanta Jade, of Saltillo, is the maternal grand-daughter of John and Dorothy Easley of Houston and the   paternal grand-daughter of the late Elmoe and […]

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WEEK 9: Mississippi High School Football Scores

  The following are Mississippi high school football scores for the ninth week of the 2015 high school football season. AREA SCORES Thursday West Lowndes 38, Vardaman 21 Friday Aberdeen 48, S. Pontotoc 3 Baldwyn 55, East Union 6 Belmont 54, New Site 0 Biggersville 33, Thrasher 18 Booneville 16, Benton Co. 8 Calhoun City […]

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Crowds pack Cornbread Festival

  By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOULKA – The rain kept few away from the food and fun at the Third Annual Houlka Cornbread Festival Saturday, as the community came downtown to enjoy music, crafts and cornbread. Rain over the weekend had most watching the sky, but festival organizers said they got in all events […]

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WEEK 9: High School Football previews

FRIDAY NIGHT’S FEATURED GAMES Amory (4-4, 2-0) at Shannon (4-3, 1-1) THE PLAYERS Amory: Austin Carter has 728 yards, 8 TDs on 113 carries. … Monzavier Latham has rushed for 347 yards, 4 TDs on 62 carries. … T.J. Fields has rushed for 337 yards, 5 TDs on 55 carries. … LBs Marcus Glenn and James […]

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County has $1.8 million in unpaid fines

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal OKOLONA – To say some people in Chickasaw County need to pay their debt to society is a little bit of an understatement. The Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors were presented numbers from unpaid Justice Court fines and fees last week with more than $1.8 million currently due the county. […]

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McClain invites friends to Troy

      By Hank Wiesner   Special to the Chickasaw Journal     TROY, ALA. – Houlka nativeJeremy McClain , who was recently appointed Troy University’s Athletics Director, knows firsthand that it take a village to raise a child.   McClain and the Trojans will be coming from the next village over, in Troy, Ala., […]

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Houlka teacher waives probable cause hearing

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOULKA – A teacher with the Chickasaw County School District has had allegations of sexual misconduct with a student leveled at him and was arrested last week. Brodrick Hutchins with the Mississippi Bureau of Investigations has filed documents in Chickasaw County Circuit Court seeking the probable cause hearing after he […]

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WEEK 6: High School Football Scores

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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WEEK 6: High School Football Previews

TONIGHT’S FEATURED GAMES Corinth (4-1) at Kossuth (4-1) THE PLAYERS Corinth: QB Antares Gwyn has completed 56 of 90 passes for 1,026 yards, 15 TDs and 2 INTs. … Junior RB Jay Cobbs has carried 66 times for 292 yards and 4 TDs. … Sophomore DE Jawon Shields has 13 TFLs. Kossuth: RB Jaley Adams […]

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Highway 15 fatal accident reported

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOULKA — A man has died in a one-vehicle accident on Highway 15 north of Houlka this morning. Chickasaw County Chief Deputy James Meyers said a southbound Chevrolet Z-71 pickup apparently left the road and turned over, ejecting Jarvis Elzie, 22, of Pontotoc from the truck. “We are not sure […]

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Cornbread Fest is Oct. 10

      By Hank Wiesner Special to the Chickasaw Journal   HOULKA – If you enjoy campaign speakings, good music, dominoes, and of course lip-smackin’ cornbread, you need to be in Houlka early in October. Houlka’s third annual Cornbread Festival will be held Saturday, Oct. 10. There’s no rain date.   Although the Miss […]

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Houlka to raise sewer rates

    By Hank Wiesner Special to the Chickasaw Journal   HOULKA – The New Houlka Board of Aldermen unanimously approved raising sewer rates at their September meeting to help pay the present and future costs of improvements to the town lagoon and sewer system. The increase was one of several items of business transacted […]

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WEEK 5: High School Football Scores

AREA SCORES Friday Amory 22, Center Hill 17 Baldwyn 33, Saltillo 23 Booneville 42, Tishomingo County 25 Bruce 41, South Pontotoc 0 Calhoun City 50, Velma Jackson 30 Coffeeville 42, Hamilton 0 Corinth 45, New Albany 20 East Union 68, Alcorn Central 36 East Webster 49, Ray Brooks 6 Holly Springs 26, Coahoma County 6 […]

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