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EDITORIAL: Paying a debt to society

    Most of us have probably “run afoul of the law” and been given a citation that we were required to pay or hauled into court and justice served with a more hefty fee and fine. The good folks of this world, admit their blunder, promise the judge they will be more careful and […]

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State, Chickasaw County under burn ban

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – You can rake those leaves into as high a pile as you want, but don’t put a match to them! Mississippi is still under a state-wide burn ban and that means anyone caught burning anything outside can be cited and fined up to $500. Despite recent rains the […]

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WEEK 9: Mississippi High School Football Scores

  The following are Mississippi high school football scores for the ninth week of the 2015 high school football season. AREA SCORES Thursday West Lowndes 38, Vardaman 21 Friday Aberdeen 48, S. Pontotoc 3 Baldwyn 55, East Union 6 Belmont 54, New Site 0 Biggersville 33, Thrasher 18 Booneville 16, Benton Co. 8 Calhoun City […]

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WEEK 9: High School Football previews

FRIDAY NIGHT’S FEATURED GAMES Amory (4-4, 2-0) at Shannon (4-3, 1-1) THE PLAYERS Amory: Austin Carter has 728 yards, 8 TDs on 113 carries. … Monzavier Latham has rushed for 347 yards, 4 TDs on 62 carries. … T.J. Fields has rushed for 337 yards, 5 TDs on 55 carries. … LBs Marcus Glenn and James […]

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County has $1.8 million in unpaid fines

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal OKOLONA – To say some people in Chickasaw County need to pay their debt to society is a little bit of an understatement. The Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors were presented numbers from unpaid Justice Court fines and fees last week with more than $1.8 million currently due the county. […]

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Cal City drowns Chieftains

  By Ethan Turner Chickasaw Journal CALHOUN CITY – Football is a game that tests a team’s heart, desire and effort. Each week is one test after another and Friday was no different for the Okolona Chieftains. In a contest that tested the Chieftains’ heart and will to compete, they continued to fight despite falling […]

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PREP RANKINGS: Mississippi High School Football, Oct. 13

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) (7-0) 160 1 2. Starkville (6-1) 144 2 3. Brandon (7-1) 112 3 4. Oxford (5-2) 95 5 5. Oak Grove (7-1) […]

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GED Prep seeks students

      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 […]

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WEEK 8: High School Football Capsules

TONIGHT’S FEATURED GAMES Southaven (3-3, 0-2) at Tupelo (3-3, 1-1) THE PLAYERS Southaven: Sophomore QB Matthew Martin rushed for 1 TD and passed for 3 TDs in last week’s OT loss to Hernando. … K Luis Lopez kicked a 32-yard FG in Hernando game. … DB KJ Davis had a 52-yard INT return for a […]

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AREA ROUNDUP: Adams scores three touchdowns in limited action

Special to the Chickasaw Journal Kossuth junior running back Jaley Adams, who rushed for a state-record 543 yards and eight touchdowns last week against Corinth, saw limited action Friday in the Aggies’ 54-0 shutout of Division 1-3A foe New Site. Adams rushed for 159 yards on five carries and scored three touchdowns on runs of […]

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WEEK 7: High School Football Scores

AREA SCORES Thursday East Union 42, H.W. Byers 6 Friday Aberdeen 39, Mooreville 0 Amory 28, Itawamba AHS 21, 2OT Baldwyn 64, Potts Camp 0 Benton County 26, Belmont 8 Booneville 42, Alcorn Central 0 Calhoun City 28, East Webster 7 Coffeeville 56, Thrasher 0 Coldwater 36, Vardaman 8 Columbus 33, Tupelo 9 Eupora 29, […]

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Okolona notches academic benchmarks

    By Hank Wiesner Special to the Chickasaw Journal   OKOLONA –The Okolona Municipal Separate School District has shown steady improvement toward a world-class education – from financial solvency to a steadily climbing graduation rate to academics to athletics to major facility improvements – according to information presented at the district’s September school board […]

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Okolona man killed on Highway 245

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal The Mississippi Highway patrol is investigating an early morning two vehicle accident that killed one man and sent another man to the hospital. The crash occurred in Chickasaw County around 6 a.m. Monday on Hwy. 245 about a mile south of the Lee County line. “A 2005 blue Chevrolet Silverado […]

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WEEK 6: High School Football Scores

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 […]

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