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HUES names Students of the Week

    Special to the Chickasaw Journal     HOUSTON – The following children were chosen Student of the Week at Houston Upper Elementary School for Sept. 28 through Oct. 2, 2015. They are listed by teacher’s last name and student’s full name. Third Grade Brock      Jadarius Chandler McFarland      Aunna Hamilton Moss      Jose Vazquez Owens      […]

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WIN Job Center offers C2C

    Special to the Chickasaw Journal     HOUSTON – Beginning in November, young adults ages 16-24 can participate in a five-week Counseling 2 Career (C2C) program at the WIN Job Centers in Itawamba Community College’s five-county district, which includes Houston. C2C provides an opportunity for work experience and assistance with securing full-time employment. […]

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RIBBON CUTTING: Out of the Attic Antiques

    Special to the Chickasaw Journal   A good crowd showed up at the Chickasaw Development Foundation ribbon cutting for Out of the Attic Antiques Friday morning. Out of the Attic Antiques, at 109 West Hamilton, is a consignment shop owned by Donna and Bill Clark. They have more than 12 vendors and are […]

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FLOYD INGRAM: Christmas in Houston

  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 […]

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HCT looking for beauty and beast

  By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal   Houston Community Theatre needs a beauty and a beast – and folks to run the lights and design the props, too. Auditions for the 2016 performance of Disney’s Beauty & The Beast will be held at 3:15 p.m. Monday, Dec. 14 at the Houston High School Auditorium as […]

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Season of love and light

  By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal   HOUSTON – In this season of love and light, a group of high school students are bringing a little of both on Houston. The Electricity Class at the Houston School of Science and Technology is reworking more than 60 snowflakes that are a longtime Christmas tradition in this […]

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Hilltoppers offense sputters in loss to Tigers

  By Ethan Turner Special to the Chickasaw Journal   HOUSTON – Some days are better than other and some games are better than others. In some games a team can be executing to perfection and making shots, but there also can be those games where nothing seems to go right, turnovers are rampant and […]

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Trustees hear energy savings pitch

  By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Schneider Electric has told Houston School Board members they can probably save about $79,000 annually if they will let the company do an energy audit and manage a capital improvement and reinvestment program. Schneider account executive Emily Keith met with Trustees in a special called meeting Dec. […]

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EDITORIAL: Christmas giving

As most of us ponder what we will get or give for Christmas, we would like to ask our readers to step back and think about those doing without this holiday season. There are many who have been hit hard by the recent economic downturn. There are always many who have been given a bad […]

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Cheerleader review set for Saturday

    Special to the Chickasaw Journal The Houston High School Cheerleaders will host a Womanless Beauty Review at 6 p.m. Dec. 12 at the Houston High School. Proceeds will fund a trip to the National High School Cheer Championship in Florida in February. Admission is $5. Tickets for a Yeti cooler and Yeti cup […]

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Learning the art of karate together

    By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal   HOUSTON – Many years ago Terrell Watson took karate lessons at Sho Kon Ryu, but life, job and family came along and he had to make choices and karate was quietly put on the shelf. But Watson is once again studying the martial and this time he […]

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Meyers seeks community eyes and ears

      By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal   CHICKASAW COUNTY – His law enforcement career is based solely in Chickasaw County and he has a college degree, but Sheriff-elect James Meyers says he doesn’t know everything and is asking the community to call him with their concerns and information. Meyers, 55, will be Chickasaw […]

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Kids Park set for remodeling

    By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal   HOUSTON – They are closing Kids Park but plans call for volunteers and the city to remodel it and have it open by Spring. Ward 1 Alderman Tony Uhiren has “volunteered” to spearhead the project that hopes to breathe new life back into a Houston landmark that […]

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Ducktails, poodle skirts and smiling girls

    By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal   HOUSTON – Abby Boyer says she doesn’t know a lot about the 50s but it seemed like a pretty neat time to live. “I love ‘Grease’ and everbody seemed to have a lot of fun,” said Boyer, 13. “The leather jackets, the makup and the hair-dos. They […]

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