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Prescott’s breathalyzer results inconclusive

STARKVILLE (AP) – Former Mississippi State quarterback and NFL draft prospect Dak Prescott took two inconclusive breathalyzer tests following a traffic stop for speeding on Saturday night. Prescott was arrested and charged with speeding and driving under the influence in Starkville. His first court appearance is scheduled for April 11. Police records state that Prescott […]

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TRIO SIGN: Burdine, Hillhouse, McQuary

  By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Friday was a good day for Hilltoppers, Houston High School and the community. Madeline Burdine signed a national letter of intent to play at Northeast, Clay Hillhouse inked with Mississippi Delta and Denver McQuary signed to play at Mississippi State. The trio smiled as they signed on […]

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College football bowl lineup

  Special to the Chickasaw Journal   The following are college football bowl games including the College Football playoffs. COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS Capital One Orange Bowl Clemson vs. Oklahoma — Dec. 31, 3 p.m. (ESPN) Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Alabama vs. Michigan State — Dec. 31, 7 p.m. (ESPN) College Football Playoff National Championship Clemson-Oklahoma […]

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Denver McQuary earns Daily Journal Defensive Player of Year

    By Gene Phelps Daily Journal HOUSTON – Denver McQuary learned a valuable lesson in his first game as a freshman defensive back. “If you make an interception late in the game (and your team is leading), get down,” he said. Houston’s senior safety, who was named the Daily Journal’s 2015 Defensive Player of […]

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Trey Franklin inducted into Phi Kappa Phi

  Special to the Chickasaw Journal BATON ROUGE, La. — Hassell “Trey” Franklin III, of Houston, was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Franklin is pursuing a degree in Computer Engineering at Mississippi State University. Trey is the […]

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Ole Miss to Sugar, Bulldogs to Belk Bowl

    Special to the Chickasaw Journal OXFORD – It’s no longer just speculation. Ole Miss and the Sugar Bowl are an official match. The SEC’s official statement on how its representative for New Orleans’ traditional Jan. 1 bowl game is chosen made it pretty clear. If the SEC champion is part of the four-team […]

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MARTY WISEMAN: The income inequality debate

    Perhaps the thing that is evolving as the most unusual element at this early stage of the 2016 Presidential race has to do with the central or dominant theme that will be debated with the greatest vigor during the coming campaign.  While such issues as which war do we leap into in the […]

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MSU’s Jones was destined for the spotlight

      by Logan Lowery Daily Journal   STARKVILLE – Chris Jones knew he was destined to be a star long before recruiting services placed five of them beside his name. Jones missed part of his junior season at Houston after transferring in from Nettleton and it wasn’t until the summer before his senior […]

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Judgment and experience

  Perhaps no time in a young person’s life is more important than the years following high school graduation. Choices made during these years literally set the direction of a person’s life. Should one go to college, a trade school, or enter the military? Or, should one seek out a job, start a family, or […]

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Woodland man is arrested in Indiana

    Special to the Chickasaw Journal   STARKVILLE – Three weeks after a mid-October drive-by shooting in Starkville, the final two suspects have been arrested. On Thursday, agents with the U.S. Marshal Service raided an apartment complex in South Bend, Indiana, and apprehended Cory Dywane “Smooth” Quinn, 26, of Woodland; and Christopher O’Bryan Lockhart, […]

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MSU florist to tell arranging secrets

    By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal   HOUSTON – It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas and the Chickasaw County Extension Service and Master Gardeners want to help you decorate your home, office or yard. Lynette McDougald, the florist at Mississippi State University, will  be in Houston Tuesday night Nov. 17, to show […]

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Bowens, Neal graduate Mississippi State

  Special to the Chickasaw Journal   STARKVILLE – Mississippi State University has named the graduation list for the 2015 summer term with two graduates from Chickasaw County. Cheryl Bowens, of Woodland, received a Masters of Science from the College of Education. Shelia Neal, of Okolona, received a Bachelor of Science from the College of […]

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Former MSU great Goode dies at 76

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal Mississippi lost one of its greatest gridiron ambassadors on Thursday. Hall of Famer Tom Goode passed away at 76, leaving behind a legacy that will live on throughout the Magnolia State. Goode was a standout at West Point High School before moving on to Mississippi State from 1958-60, where he […]

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Local author to debut book at Flywheel Festival.

      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 […]

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