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JIM BARKSDALE: Addressing objections to Initiative 42

    Initiative 42, a conservative approach to achieve adequate funding of our public schools, will be on the statewide ballot in November. Initiative 42 is endorsed by over 200,000 Mississippians and would phase in, over a five- to seven-year period, increases in state funding until such time as our K-12 schools reach a level […]

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Friday night’s high school football capsules

TONIGHT’S FEATURED GAMES Amory (5-5, 3-1) at Corinth (7-3, 3-1) THE PLAYERS Amory: QB JJ Jernighan rushed for 121 yards and 2 TDs on seven carries in last week’s win over Tishomingo County. … Austin Carter has rushed for 866 yards, 9 TDs on 130 carries. … LB Marcus Glenn had 11 tackles against Tishomingo […]

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WEDDING: Bowen / McCoy

      Special to the Chickasaw Journal   HOUSTON – Mr. and Mrs. Mark Bowen of Tupelo, Miss., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Alexandria Rashall, to Weston Blake McCoy, son of Mr. and Mrs. Randy McCoy of Houston, Miss. Miss Bowen is the grandaughter of the late Mr. James Muffi […]

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WEEK 10: 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 Friday Aberdeen 33, N. Pontotoc 28 Alcorn Central 13, New Site 6 Amory 49, Tishomingo Co. 18 Baldwyn 57, Walnut 0 Biggersville 30, Houlka 28 Booneville 41, Belmont 6 Calhoun Aca. 46, Strider 12 […]

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Chasing the Sun

  By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal DARWIN, Australia – The Houston Solar Car team raced out of the starting gate and down the Stuart Highway on its way across the Outback and the Australian continent Sunday. The car ran like a top but an electronics problem fried a wire draining the team’s state-of-the-art batteries and […]

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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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EMILY KNIGHT: I support fully funding education

    Dear Editor, When it comes to the future of my children and your children and grandchildren, the choice is easy: I’m voting for Initiative 42. Passage of Initiative 42 is the only way our schools will finally received the funding the promised 18 years ago. It’s outrageous that we’ve had to wait this […]

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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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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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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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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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WEEK 6: High School Football Previews

TONIGHT’S FEATURED GAMES Corinth (4-1) at Kossuth (4-1) THE PLAYERS Corinth: QB Antares Gwyn has completed 56 of 90 passes for 1,026 yards, 15 TDs and 2 INTs. … Junior RB Jay Cobbs has carried 66 times for 292 yards and 4 TDs. … Sophomore DE Jawon Shields has 13 TFLs. Kossuth: RB Jaley Adams […]

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Houlka to get high-speed Internet

    By Zack Orsborn Daily Journal   GUNTOWN – Within a decade, Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley wants to see every house and business in Mississippi wired up with high-speed Internet service. Presley announced Thursday at Guntown City Hall that more than $816,000 in federal funding will be expended by Frontier Communication to expand […]

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WEEK 5: High School Football Scores

AREA SCORES Friday Amory 22, Center Hill 17 Baldwyn 33, Saltillo 23 Booneville 42, Tishomingo County 25 Bruce 41, South Pontotoc 0 Calhoun City 50, Velma Jackson 30 Coffeeville 42, Hamilton 0 Corinth 45, New Albany 20 East Union 68, Alcorn Central 36 East Webster 49, Ray Brooks 6 Holly Springs 26, Coahoma County 6 […]

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