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HUES: 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 Dec. 14 through Dec. 18, 2015. They are listed by teacher’s last name and student’s full name. Third Grade Brock Damien Parks McFarland Bryanna Ward Moss Gavin Smith Owens Langley Smith Rimmer […]

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Feds arrest 12 in four counties

    By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal   CHICKASAW COUNTY – Federal, state and local authorities executed search warrants and made arrests Tuesday on people living in Chickasaw, Calhoun, Clay and Pontotoc counties on a variety of drug charges related to an alleged methamphetamine ring. The indictment came out of U.S. District Court in Oxford […]

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Terry mayor sentenced to prison

    Special to the Chickasaw Journal   JACKSON – Roderick Nicholson, Former Mayor of Terry, was sentenced last week to serve 40 years in custody of Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC), with 10 to serve. He was also ordered to pay restitution and court costs in the amount of $7,629.12. Nicholson pled guilty to […]

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BUSINESS NOTES: Soybean forum set for Stoneville

      Special to the Chickasaw Journal   Mississippi State University’s Delta Research and Extension Center will be hosting the Tri-State Soybean Forum on Jan. 8, in the Capps Entrepreneurial Center on the Stoneville campus. Registration begins at 8 a.m., with the program at 8:30 a.m. The Forum is a collaborative effort between land-grant […]

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AG Hood warns of spoofing scams

    Special to the Chickasaw Journal   JACKSON – Mississippians are being urged to be on the lookout for a phone scam that challenges even the most savvy consumer. Attorney General Jim Hood issued a statement Friday warning residents of the scam. “Scammers realize that consumers are much wiser and more likely to reject […]

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BUSINESS NOTES: Farm Bureau to host 94th annual meeting

    Special to the Chickasaw Journal   JACKSON – Mississippi Farm Bureau delegates will meet in Jackson Dec. 5 to 7 to set policy for the upcoming year. The main item on the agenda is adopting the organization’s policy book, which lays out the bureau’s direction for the next year. The annual meeting begins […]

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Three Rivers, CDF, LINK honored

    Special to the Chickasaw Journal   PONTOTOC – Three Rivers Planning and Development District (TRPDD) is among three Northeast Mississippi economic development agencies to be named tops in the state by a leading business and development magazine. TRPDD, along with Community Development Foundation in Tupelo and the Golden Triangle Development LINK in Columbus, […]

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Window tint must be legal

    By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal   HOUSTON – The law is vague, police are cautious and Mississippi’s window tint law is – well, dark and confusing. Houston Police Chief Billy Voyles is reminding drivers with tinted windows that the state requires them to have their car inspected and the windows deemed legally tinted. […]

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State, federal duck stamps available online

    Special to the Chickasaw Journal   JACKSON — Thanks to our abundance of waterfowl and habitat, hunting and viewing are very popular in Mississippi, and witnessing the teal migration and hunting season in September is a great start to the fall. One of the most important steps in preparing for the waterfowl season […]

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LETTER TO EDITOR: Peggy Peterson

    Dear Editor,   Passage of Initiative 42 is crucial to Mississippi’s economic survival. How do we get off the bottom unless all our children have good educations to qualify for skilled jobs? Initiative 42 proposes to change our constitution to ensure that our lawmakers financially support our 150 or so public school districts […]

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Boyd attends HOBY Seminar

  Special to the Chickasaw Journal OKOLONA — Trampis C. Boyd, a resident of Okolona, recently attended the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Seminar held at Milsaps College in Jackson. Boyd joined more than 202 other young high school leaders from the region. Representing Okolona High School, Trampis is the son of Trampis and Diana Boyd. […]

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Houlka cleans off school site

  By Hank Wiesner Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOULKA – The Houlka School District is now cleaning the site of a fire that destroyed part of Houlka Attendance Center – the district’s only school — in July, 2014, Superintendent Betsy Collums said this week. Although the fire-gutted remnants of the building are being knocked […]

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Dove season will open at noon Friday, Sept. 4

  The Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks approved high noon Friday, Sept. 4 as the opening day for dove season in Mississippi. The 2015-2016 early hunting seasons for migratory game birds was set by the Commission during its monthly meeting on June 10. These early seasons include resident Canada geese, early teal, snipe, woodcock, […]

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Chieftains’ magical run ends one win short

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal JACKSON – Okolona was never able to shake off a shaky start. The Cheiftains were stuck with one made field goal much of the first quarter Saturday at Mississippi Coliseum, while Bay Springs ran off with the Class 2A state championship with a 74-58 win. It took nearly 3 minutes […]

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