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Former MSU, Houston standout Chris Jones arrested

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal Another NFL hopeful from Mississippi State has been arrested. Former Bulldog and Houston High School defensive lineman Chris Jones was charged with speeding and driving with a suspended license following a traffic stop in Starkville on Wednesday. Jones was pulled over for speeding along Blackjack Road at 2:22 p.m. and […]

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HOOP PLAYOFFS: MHSAA state tournament schedule

MHSAA STATE BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT QUARTERFINALS Thursday, March 3 9:00 AM — Class 1A Boys: Simmons vs. Leake County at Mississippi Coliseum 10:30 AM — Class 1A Boys: Ashland vs. Durant at Mississippi Coliseum 12:00 PM — Class 1A Boys: Biggersville vs. West Lowndes at Mississippi Coliseum 1:30 PM — Class 1A Boys: Houlka vs. Sacred […]

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TOURNAMENT SCORES: Area teams Friday, Feb. 26

(MHSAA State Tournament-Second Round) GIRLS Class 1A Biggersville 84, Coldwater 68 Shaw 58, Pine Grove 58 West Union 54, Hamilton 38 Vardaman 74, Myrtle 69 Bogue Chitto 70, Durant 54 McAdams 81, Salem 56 Nanih Waiya 70, Stringer 42 West Lowndes 75, Lumberton 66 Class 2A Baldwyn 65, Leland 39 W. Tallahatchie 41, East Webster […]

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TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE: MHSAA Playoff Games Friday, Saturday

Friday GIRLS Class 1A Coldwater at Biggersville Hamilton at West Union Myrtle at Vardaman Pine Grove at Shaw Class 2A Baldwyn at Leland Coahoma County at Calhoun City East Webster at West Tallahatchie West Bolivar at Ingomar Class 3A Humphreys County at Booneville Amanda Elzy at Holly Springs New Site at Velma Jackson Yazoo County […]

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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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EDITORIAL: Do the numbers

      Christmas is more than toys and pretty lights and there is much commercialism of this holiday. But the truth is, Christmas is the time of the year that many businesses make up to 40 percent of their sales. It is the time of year churches promote special giving to finance ministries and […]

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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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MSU Alumni Association announces 2015-16 student delegates, officers

Special to the Chickasaw Journal CUTLINE: Forty-three Mississippi State students are 2015-16 members of the university alumni association’s liaison organization. Houston’s Nolan Hood, back row, fourth from left, has been chose  for the post.     Houston’s Nolan Hood one of 22 tapped for honor.   STARKVILLE — Forty-three Mississippi State students are 2015-16 members […]

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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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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 year that he started […]

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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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Houston advances to 4A Playoffs Second Round

Daily Journal reports Denver McQuary’s pass interception and 50-yard return for a touchdown gave Houston a 17-point lead in the fourth quarter of the Hilltoppers’ 31-14 Class 4A playoff win over top-seeded Corinth. The interception was McQuary’s 29th of his career, one shy of the state record, and his fourth this season. The Toppers got […]

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Prospective students invited to MSU Music Discovery Day

      Special to the Chickasaw Journal   STARKVILLE — Mississippi State’s music department will welcome nearly a hundred prospective music and music education majors and their families Nov. 9 for the university’s ninth-annual Music Discovery Day. Nov. 4 is the deadline for online registration at https://w.msstate.edu/music/discover/. During a 9 a.m.-3 p.m. open house, […]

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WEDDING: Booth / Kinard

    Special to the Chickasaw Journal   Dewayne and Carmen Booth, of Houston, are pleased to announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Ramona Faye to Shannon Edward Williams, son of Tommy and Sherry Williams and Gary and Molly Kinard, all of Maben. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Ramon Ochoa and […]

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