Photo Floyd Ingram Blacksmith Boyd Yarbrough was right at home with his bellows and forge at a recently Flywheel Festival. Yarbrough will work fire and iron Saturday morning as part of the Pioneer Days Demonstration. Thursday, Sept. 24 Arts and Crafts, market vendor setup. Steam and Diesel flywheel engine setup Ole Timers’ setup and […]
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By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Aldermen voted to eliminate positions and raised water rates last week and cited a need to balance its 2016 budget as the reason for the cuts and increase. Aldermen voted unanimously to delete four jobs with an estimated $140,000 saving in payroll and will now charge […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Playing defense is more than a skill, it’s an attitude. The Houston Hilltoppers have allowed only 25 points over 20 quarters of play and have developed a reputation as a salty bunch that picks a target and packs a punch. Houston (4-1) notched their […]
Do you like making a dollar? That’s a question every American can truthfully answer without one bit of guilt or shame. This country and this community was founded by capitalist who spotted an opportunity, put the wheels in motion and carried the proceeds from their labor to the bank. That opportunity comes to Houston this […]
Associated Press Here are Mississippi’s top high school football teams in each class as selected by a panel of Associated Press state sports writers. OVERALL School W-L Pts Prv 1. South Panola (16) (4-0) 160 1 2. Starkville (3-1) 130 2 3. Brandon (4-1) 96 6 4. Madison Central (3-2) 89 4 5. St. Martin […]
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 […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal Mr. and Mrs. Paul Funderburk of Houston are pleased to announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Elisabeth (Beth) Aubrie Funderburk to Allen Manuel Gonzalez, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Gonzalez of New Bern, North Carolina. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Charles and Carolyn Funderburk […]
TONIGHT’S FEATURED GAMES Aberdeen (3-1) at Itawamba AHS (3-0) THE PLAYERS Aberdeen: QB Tramonte Prather is 58 for 96 for 868 yards, 8 TDs, 5 INTs. … Memphis commit Jerrick Orr has caught 25 passes for 443 yards and 3 TDs. … LB Tay Carothers has 11 tackles for loss. Itawamba AHS: QB Vijay Miller […]
Ethan Turner, Special to the Chicksaw Journal CALEDONIA – Defense and physicality was the name of the game as Okolona traveled to Caledonia and suffered two late game rushing touchdowns to fall to the Confederates, 17-6. The Okolona defense came to play and from the opening kickoff, the Chieftains defense played with […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – It’s the premier fall festival in Houston with good food, good crafts and good entertainment drawing a crowd to the Flywheel Festival each year. Event organizers saw record crowds of more than 4,000 people pack Joe Brigance Park for two days of food, fun […]
Last week’s Chickasaw Journal featured a photo of two women from a local dentist office holding four silly piggy banks and seeking donations for the Tanglefoot Trail. Today we have a story about the Houston Civitan Club conducting a contest to name the theme for the Houston Christmas Parade – an event they […]
People who choose to live in town give up some choices when they move inside the city limits. Laws and ordinances let us know what the rules are and are designed to protect the quality of life for the thousands of people – young and old, rich and poor, black and white — who […]
AREA SCORES Friday Aberdeen 40, Calhoun City 34 Adamsville, Tenn. 28, Baldwyn 15 Belmont 28, South Pontotoc 23 Benton County 48, Potts Camp 7 Brandon 41, Tupelo 17 Caledonia 17, Okolona 6 Coffeeville 40, Vardaman 30 Corinth 62, Booneville 29 East Webster 21, Houston 13 Falkner 34, Coldwater 14 Hatley 35, Alcorn Central 7 H.W. […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – The prettiest guys and gals in the world have roots in Chickasaw County. The 2015 Houston Fall Flywheel Festival will host the Miss Flywheel Pageant at this year’s celebration, with the winner of the event not only earning a crown but serving as […]
- Okolona notches academic benchmarks October 2, 2015
- Man shot in arm by 17-year-old girl October 7, 2015
- Proposal would erase Confederate sign from Mississippi flag October 7, 2015
- Houston ranked 3rd in State 4A October 7, 2015
- Aberdeen embracing blues with annual Bukka White Blues Festival October 7, 2015
- Signs of history October 9, 2015
- Lady Toppers claim District October 8, 2015
- CHASING THE SUN: Houston Solar Car team heads west to Australia October 8, 2015
- Toppers in control October 8, 2015
- Volunteers spruce up Tanglefoot Trail October 8, 2015
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