HOUSTON – William E. “Billy” Bowles built a lot of bridges between different factions in the Mississippi Legislature. And with that in mind local government officials are seeking to have the Highway 15 overpass bridge at Highway 8 named in memory and honor of Bowles. Houston Aldermen passed a resolution last week asking the Mississippi [...]
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CHICKASAW COUNTY – City fathers will tell your that anyone who runs for city office for the paycheck is doing it for the wrong reason. The post of mayor and aldermen in Woodland and Houlka are considered part-time posts and the amounts those city leaders are paid pale in comparison to the paychecks for similar [...]
OXFORD – The following University of Mississippi freshmen were awarded scholarship packages for the 2012-2013 academic year based on criteria that included academic and leadership credentials: Megan Renee Lewis of Okolona received a Ramzy Scholarship for $2,000, a Valedictorian/Salutatorian Scholarship for $1,000, and Academic Excellence Scholarship for $3,000, and a Bledsoe Scholarship for $1,500. Nathan Eugene Bailey of Okolona [...]
This week’s Chickasaw Journal newspaper has a fresher, cleaner, more colorful look, and there’s a reason. The newspaper delivered to your door this week is the first full edition of the Chickasaw Journal to come off a new printing press at the production facilities of the Chickasaw Journal in Tupelo. This multi-million dollar [...]
Glen Randall Yeatman II and Jodie (Watkins) Yeatman of Houston are proud to announce the arrival of their daughter, Zoey Belle. She was born Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 12:15 a.m. at North Mississippi Medical Center Women’s Hospital. She weighed eight pounds, eight ounces and was 19 inches long. Paternal grandparents are Bobby and Martha [...]
CHICKASAW COUNTY — Living in a small county often means local government does business with family and friends of city and county officials and can prompt a perceived conflict of interest. A lawsuit between Ausbern Construction and Chickasaw County for work on a county road last year may have led the county to vote unanimously [...]
HOUSTON – A judge has ruled that Chickasaw County and engineer Edward Springer owe Ausbern Construction for work done on a county road, but how much and exactly who will pay it will be determined in court. A motion for partial summary judgment has been given by Circuit Court Judge Andrew Howorth saying he believes [...]
An Inner Healing Conference at New Wine Fellowship in Houston will be held Jan. 18-20 for teaching and ministering to those who need emotional healing. Pastor Tommy Kelly and Pastor Scott Free invite those who have been abused sexually, physically, emotionally are invited to attend services at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday with personal ministry [...]
Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 44. North wind 5 to 10 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible. Wednesday Night: A chance of rain before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow. Increasing clouds, with a low around 32. Calm wind [...]
WOODLAND – Gusting winds fanned a fire at a house southeast of Woodland Monday morning that totally destroyed a rural home with falling temperatures and a chilling rain making conditions miserable for volunteer firefighters. Dispatchers with 911 alerted local fire departments and paged out volunteer firefighters at 9:40 a.m., after they received a phone call [...]
HOUSTON – Residents of Houston and surrounding counties get used to receiving electricity from Natchez Trace Electric Power Association, but many may not know how far the cooperatives reach is or what their latest improvement projects are. NTEPA General Manager Norma Kilgore, along with System Engineer Shaun Edmondson and Substation Supervisor James Pettit, gave an [...]
HOUSTON – The Houston Board of Aldermen named Daniel Heeringa as its 2013 appointment to the Houston School Board of Trustees last week. Heeringa will now fill out a full term and be up for re-appointment to his post on the Houston School Board in February 2018. Heeringa had been appointed by the city in [...]
HOUSTON – Chickasaw County’s unemployment rate dropped under 10 percent in November and hinted at a stronger job market at year-end. Chickasaw County’s unemployment rate stood at 9.6 percent and was done from 10.5 percent in October and 12.3 percent a year ago. While many retail employers hire additional workers to help with the Christmas [...]
HOUSTON – Drug cases took up just almost a third of the 89 cases brought before Chickasaw County Circuit Court last month. December’s term saw 19 cases disposed of, with verdicts handed down in 14 of those cases, three retired to the files, one dismissed and one not guilty. The docket saw 24 drug-related cases [...]
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