By Ethan Turner Special to the Chickasaw Journal EUPORA – If the saying is true and defense does indeed win championships, then the Houston Hilltoppers may be in for a special season. The state’s top 4A defense shutout the undefeated Eupora Eagles (5-1) in a physical running game, 34-0. It was […]
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The U.S. Department of Interior and National Parks Services has named the Tanglefoot Trail as one of 10 in the nation to be designated as a National Recreation Trail. It has been named one of the Top 10 Attractions by the Mississippi Tourism Board and was recently honored as a “50 Hidden Gems Across America” […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – The following children were chosen Student of the Week at Houston Upper Elementary School for Aug. 31 through Sept. 4, 2015. They are listed by teacher’s last name and student’s full name. Third Grade Brock Kyah Hugya McFarland Tynaya Davidson Moss Jaden Bridges Owens […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Cases on the September docket of Circuit Court in Houston by defendant name, charge and bond amount, if any are: Christopher Anderson, Grand Larceny, $10,000 bond. Perry Barkley, Possession of Methamphetamine, $10,000 bond. Frank Bean, Simple Burglary, no bond listed. Bobby Bell, Possession of a […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – The Chickasaw County 4-H Clubs are heading up a community service project called “Fall Fun & Games Day” which will be held on Oct. 30, at the Chickasaw County Agri-Center in Houston. This day is held for “special needs” students attending the Houston School District, […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Allowing teachers to handle corporal in the classroom passed on a rare 3-2 vote of the Houston School Board of Trustees last week. The change in district policy will not circumvent those parents who sign forms saying they don’t want their child paddled by […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal Members of CenterStage, Itawamba Community College’s pop show group, have been selected for 2015-16. Saydee Moss of Houlka and Davianna Pulliam of Houston, have been chosen for ICC’s prestigious band and vocal group that is called on to entertain at college and community events around Northeast Mississippi. […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – They have been gathering for more than a decade to pray for an end to abortion in Mississippi and America and they believe it is working. More than two dozen people gathered last year on the southwest corner of the Chickasaw County Courthouse and […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Registration is continuing for GED Prep and English Second Language classes in Itawamba Community College’s five-county district including the Chickasaw County WIN Center in Houston. The schedule will have the Houston WIN Center offer the classes, Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m., with instructor Julia […]
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 […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – William Laverne Collins began his education in a small country school that also served as a community church on Sundays. His earliest writing experience was in the third grade where the assignment was to write a short story. For the first time his imagination […]
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 […]
By Emily Wagster Pettus Associated Press JACKSON – Republican challenger Mike Hurst says he thinks Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood’s office leaked information years ago to a police chief who was the target of a corruption investigation. But, Democrat Hood’s campaign manager says Hurst “has manufactured a complete lie using a defeated sheriff as a […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Police were busy this weekend answering repeated calls of shots fired at a local apartment complex and a fight at a peewee football game that resulted in two arrests. “We were called to Chickasaw Village three time over the weekend on reports of […]
- Okolona notches academic benchmarks October 2, 2015
- Proposal would erase Confederate sign from Mississippi flag October 7, 2015
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