Houston Holiday Bazaar and Fashion Show is set for 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6 at the First United Methodist Church Family Life Center on North Jackson Street. The event is open to the public and will feature the latest styles and fashions and all the trendy gifts and items on sale at local business this […]
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I have had the opportunity to live in several different communities and it is always neat to see how a neighborhood or town celebrates Christmas. The holidays are all about tradition and often locals don’t see those time-honored events for what they really mean to the community. Houston is no different. I repeatedly hear businesses, […]
HOUSTON – A major expenditure to upgrade the city’s water meters will be discussed at a meeting set for City Hall next week. The Houston Board of Aldermen is seeking funds through the U.S. Department of Agriculture to purchase electronic water meters that would replace the city’s aging mechanical meters, make reading residential water bills […]
HOUSTON – Houston Upper Elementary School has released the students of the week for Nov.18-22. Third Grade Hillouse- Ayana Pettit McFarland- Kalayshia Johnson Moss- Jania Baskin Owens- Greyson Moore Rimmer- Mea Jones Fourth Grade Atkins- Kalena Williams Holland- Caleb Fuller Kimbrough- Jabarius Gates Kirby- Peyton Dotson Moore- Saraya Crawford Parker/Vance- Harley Grimes Fifth Grade Carr- […]
Dec. 4 The United Blood Services bloodmobile will be at Faith Outreach Church in Okolona Dec. 4 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. All blood donations are welcome. Dec. 6 Houston Holiday Bazaar and Fashion Show is set for 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6 at the First United Methodist Church Family Life Center on North […]
HOUSTON – Melba Lois Berry Sanderson died Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, at Floy Dyer Manor in Houston. Born July 22, 1925, she had a true servant’s heart and spent her life making things better for everyone around her. Known for her sweet smile and gentle spirit, she was preceded in death by her husband, James […]
HOUSTON – The holiday season is quickly approaching and Christmas parades are being planned for various locations in the readership area. n The Town of Woodland will light up the season with the annual Christmas lights throughout the village depicting holiday scenes. Driving and walking tours begin Thanksgiving night and are at no charge. […]
HOUSTON – The recent spate of cold weather often sparks a series of house fires as residents try to keep warm. The Houston Fire Department urges residents to take a little extra precaution to prevent a fire this winter and especially during the holiday season. “There are a lot of things that come together at […]
HOUSTON – The U.S. Commerce Department estimates one in six children in America go to bed hungry at least once a week. And that number has to be higher in Houston and rural Chickasaw County. First Baptist Church Food Pantry gave out 99 turkeys last week at its monthly food ministry. Those in line were […]
CHICKASAW COUNTY – You can spend your money at the big box stores on Black Friday, mail it out of town on Cyber Monday or you can spend it with someone you know in Houston, Okolona, Houlka or Woodland this Christmas. Economic development staff and city officials are urging shoppers to look for deals this […]
HOUSTON – The Houston Civic Center is the premier gathering point for most of the community and the city wants to keep the facility a place the community can use and point to with pride. The city has posted new rules for use of the building after several rowdy parties at the facility over the […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Houston Lower Elementary School has released the Honor Roll for the first nine weeks. First Grade Superintendent’s List Syna Gandhi, Millie Heeringa, Mark Murillo, Tracy Neal, Carter Pettit, Langley Smith, Steven Cook, Briana Bedolla, Kimble Clouse, Katelyn Collins, Kamryn Gates, Dakeria Ivy, Shi Jones, Carmen Owen, Alecia Pulliam, […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Houston Middle School has released the honor roll for the first nine weeks. Sixth Grade Superintendent’s List Abby Kate Boyer, Emma Brassfield, Kamryn Cooper, Jermaya Davenport, Shemerea Davidson, Christian Dakota Griffin, Phadellia Hill, Janyola Jones, Haley Nicole Makamson, Makiya McCoy, Emily Lauren Petit, Tramon Robinson, Jasmine Robinson, Nathan […]
HOUSTON – For almost 30 years, volunteers have spread Christmas cheer in Houston and the surrounding areas and the drive has begun again. Project Noel began as a grass-roots effort to help the less fortunate during the holidays and has continued to serve the community with Christmas cheer. Carol Byrne has worked with Project Noel […]
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