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Early season roundup

With most area teams just wrapping up football season, the action on the hard court is in the very early season. But several local teams have scored wins and the action is heating up daily heading into winter. The East Webster Lady Wolverines took a big 61-18 win over Montgomery County on Nov. 12 while […]

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Vardaman mourns young fire victims

  VARDAMAN – Hundreds of people from around Calhoun County and surrounding areas filled the gymnasium at Vardaman High School on Monday afternoon to mourn three children killed in a residential fire Saturday. Seven-year-old twins Yobani and Isabel Razo and their 9-year-old brother Oscar Razo died when flames engulfed their Front Street home. Their mother, […]

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Here comes the parade!

HOUSTON – The holiday season is quickly approaching and Christmas parades are being planned for various locations in the readership area. n The Town of Woodland will light up the season with the annual Christmas lights throughout the village depicting holiday scenes. Driving and walking tours begin Thanksgiving night and are at no charge. n […]

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Yobani Razo

VARDAMAN – Yobani Cecilo Razo, 7, died Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013. He was born Dec. 28, 2005, in Amory. He was member of Vardaman First Baptist Church and a student at Vardaman Elementary School. He accepted Christ during VBS this summer and was baptized in August. Services will be 4 p.m. today, Nov. 18, at […]

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Oscar Razo

VARDAMAN – Oscar Ernest Razo, 9, died Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013. He was born Sept. 8, 2004, in Amory. He was member of Vardaman First Baptist Church and a student at Vardaman Elementary School. He accepted Christ during VBS this summer and was baptized in August. Services will be 4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18, at […]

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Isabel Razo

VARDAMAN – Isabel Alejandra Razo, 7, died Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013. She was born Dec. 28, 2005, in Amory. She was member of Vardaman First Baptist Church and a student at Vardaman Elementary School. She accepted Christ during VBS this summer and was baptized in August. Services will be 4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18, at […]

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Three children die in Vardaman house fire

VARDAMAN – Three children were killed in an early morning fire in Vardaman Saturday. The children, 7-year-old twins Yobani and Isabel Razo and 9-year-old Oscar Razo were pronounced dead at the scene of the fire, according to Calhoun County Coroner Jerry Flemming. Calhoun County Sheriff Greg Pollan said the call went out through 911 at […]

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VHS honor roll

VARDAMAN – Vardaman High School has released the honor roll for the academic year. Seventh Grade Principal’s List Abbey Casey, Mary Grace Davis, Oakley Edington, Jackson Harrell, Carlie Higginbotham, Anna Lucius and Mina Lucius. Seventh Grade Regular List Tsilvian Caulder, Jayla Culpepper, Ethan Edmondson, Andrew Griffin, Marisol Lopez, Clayton Miller, Nora-Blake Parker, Maria Pina, Hayden […]

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Look who’s reading now!

HOUSTON – Newspapers used as educational tools have a long history in the United States and schools in the local readership area already have their programs in place for the academic year. The Chickasaw Journal enlists the support of local businesses and individuals to help provide a copy of the weekly newspaper to fourth grade […]

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NIE: Look who’s reading now!

HOUSTON – Newspapers used as educational tools have a long history in the United States and schools in the local readership area already have their programs in place for the academic year. The Chickasaw Journal enlists the support of local businesses and individuals to help provide a copy of the weekly newspaper to fourth grade […]

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Carmina Frizzell

BRUCE – Carmina B. Frizzell, 65, died Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. She was born Oct. 29, 1948, in the Phillipines. She was a homemaker, a former clerk at Junior Food Mart and Food Value and a former employee of Weyerhaeuser. Services will be 2 p.m. today, Nov. 10, […]

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FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Highschool games Friday, Nov. 8, 2013

Daily Journal reports Top-seed Corinth picked a bad night to play a bad game, losing 15-10 against visiting Byhalia (4-6) in the opening round of the Class 4A playoffs. The Journal’s No. 1-ranked Warriors gave up a 72-yard hail mary on fourth-and-17 with 11 seconds left in the game. “We picked a bad night to […]

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FOOTBALL SCORES: Friday, Nov. 8, 2013

AREA SCORES 4A Playoffs Byhalia 15, Corinth 10 Greenwood 52, Houston 7 Lafayette 24, Itawamba AHS 12 Ripley 31, Pontotoc 0 Rosa Fort 29, Shannon 7 3A Playoffs Aberdeen 48, Humphreys County 12 Charleston 41, Belmont 0 East Side 42, Nettleton 13 North Panola 52, Booneville 48 North Pontotoc 47, Independence 21 Water Valley 47, […]

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Vardaman revels in 40th annual festival

VARDAMAN – The 40th Annual Sweet Potato Festival dawned Saturday with 104 area farmers, 283 vendor booths and thousands of people crowding the streets of Vardaman. The annual event, which takes its name from the sweet potatoes grown in surrounding fields, draws state and national attention and is billed as one of the nicer small […]

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