Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Historical markers can be found across Mississippi and Chickasaw County, but how do they get there and who puts them up? Chickasaw Historical and Genealogical Society invites the public to attend a meeting, at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, at the Chickasaw County Heritage Museum, […]
Ethan Turner Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – On a rain-soaked Lady Topper Field, the Toppers achieved a goal that they set for their season. They won district. Tuesday night in Houston, the Lady Toppers defeated the Itawamba AHS Indians 10-1, win the District 1 Region 2 title. The Lady […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Fourteen students stepped onto a big yellow school bus Wednesday afternoon for the first leg of a trip that has them chasing the sun west to Australia to compete in the World Solar Car Challenge. The Houston Solar Car has won 14 national solar car races in a […]
HOUSTON – The Hilltoppers led the dance at homecoming Friday night with Houston’s offense and defense taking turns waltzing the Caledonia Confederates around the field. Houston’s offense scored 25 points in the first half, their defense did not allow a first down and Wes Parker kicked a 37-yard field goal as […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – The front-door to Houston got a little prettier and nicer to look at over the weekend. More than two dozen volunteers showed up for a work day Saturday morning with young and old, black and white, rich and well, not so rich, rolling up their […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOULKA – A teacher with the Chickasaw County School District has had allegations of sexual misconduct with a student leveled at him and was arrested last week. Brodrick Hutchins with the Mississippi Bureau of Investigations has filed documents in Chickasaw County Circuit Court seeking the probable cause […]
Teaching excellence is not easy. Our world and particularly American culture has moved toward mediocrity over the past decades as we simply sit back and enjoy the fruits of the greatest economy in the greatest country on earth. We are glad to recognize the Houston Solar Race Team as a group that […]
By Ray Van Dusen Monroe Journal ABERDEEN – Blues music isn’t limited to just one age group of performers, as per the case of the lineup of this year’s Bukka White Festival. The Mississippi-born talent of the festival to be held on the banks of the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway Oct. 16 and 17 ranges in age […]
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) (6-0) 160 1 2. Starkville (5-1) 141 2 3. Brandon (6-1) 122 3 4. Hattiesburg (6-1) 88 5 5. Oxford (4-2) 85 […]
By Emily Wagster Pettus Associated Press JACKSON – A new proposal seeks a statewide election on removing the Confederate battle emblem from the Mississippi flag. But it could be years before the issue gets on the ballot, and there’s no guarantee voters would accept it. State officials said Friday that a resident of the capital […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – A 17-year-old girl is in jail and a local man is recovering from a gunshot wound to the arm after a domestic dispute escalated Tuesday night. Houston Police Chief Billy Voyles said he is not releasing the name of the girl at this time but she is being […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal JACKSON — Thanks to our abundance of waterfowl and habitat, hunting and viewing are very popular in Mississippi, and witnessing the teal migration and hunting season in September is a great start to the fall. One of the most important steps in preparing for the waterfowl season is […]
AMORY – Olivia V. and Cory King, of Woodland, are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Carolyn “Jayde” King. Jayde was born at 2:15 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015 at Gilmore Memorial Hospital. She tipped the scales at 6-pounds, 14-ounces and was 20-inches long. She is the maternal granddaughter of Jeannie […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal While most people are focused on football, one Houston student/athelete is still chasing his dream to play baseball at the next level, or maybe even another level above that. Tanner Smith was chosen by Marty Gonzalez and Frank Torre, Jr. to play on SACSN (Student Athlete Community […]
- Okolona notches academic benchmarks October 2, 2015
- Man shot in arm by 17-year-old girl October 7, 2015
- Proposal would erase Confederate sign from Mississippi flag October 7, 2015
- Houston ranked 3rd in State 4A October 7, 2015
- Aberdeen embracing blues with annual Bukka White Blues Festival October 7, 2015
- Signs of history October 9, 2015
- Lady Toppers claim District October 8, 2015
- CHASING THE SUN: Houston Solar Car team heads west to Australia October 8, 2015
- Toppers in control October 8, 2015
- Volunteers spruce up Tanglefoot Trail October 8, 2015
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