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 […]
The following is a list of 2015 Chickasaw County manufacturers, listed by name, contact information, product and chief officers and employees. Ark-Ell Springs, Inc. Division of Leggett & Platt, Inc. 101 Industrial Road P.O. Box 308 Houlka, MS 38850 Produces furniture springs. Website: leggettandplatt.com Email: email@example.com Phone: 662-568-3393 Fax: 662-568-3325 Officers: Luther […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – There are lots of furniture factories in Chickasaw County but few that have been around since 1976. Dixieland Furniture Manufacturing opened 37 years ago making sofas, loveseats and chairs and has found their niche in a industry with lots of ups and downs. The […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Earl and Christy Adams are pleased to announce the wedding of their daughter, Lauren Elizabeth Adams to James Mason Gregory. The wedding will take place Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015 at the Thorn Church of God at 2 p.m. with Derick Sowell conducting the ceremony. The bride […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal STARKVILLE – The Chapel of Memories on Mississippi State University campus was the setting for a celebration of the marriage of Reagan Colleen Byrne and James Kellan Blissard on July 18th at six o’clock in the evening. Rev. Jimmy Harrington officiated the ceremony, Reagan is the […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal Kossuth junior running back Jaley Adams, who rushed for a state-record 543 yards and eight touchdowns last week against Corinth, saw limited action Friday in the Aggies’ 54-0 shutout of Division 1-3A foe New Site. Adams rushed for 159 yards on five carries and scored three touchdowns on runs of […]
David Helms Pontotoc Progress PONTOTOC – Tanglefoot Trail officials reported last week that at least four trail signs were recently destroyed by vandals. Tanglefoot Trail Maintenance Superintendent Keith Herring said replacing the signs would cost at least $300, but more importantly emphasized the danger aspect of the senseless destruction. “One sign was stolen, but three […]
Cable news networks maintain their obsessions with next year’s presidential contest. The first caucus is scheduled for Feb. 1, 2016, in Iowa; but that could change if other states try to schedule earlier primaries or caucuses. Regardless, we’ll still be forced-fed presidential politics as news fodder for the next four months whether we like […]
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, […]
I have said in this space before how much I love the Flywheel Festival. Houston finished up its 34th Flywheel Festival and plans will get started this week to pull out all the stops for the 35th annual event set for Joe Brigance Park this Spring. Mark you calendar – the Flywheel […]
By Hank Wiesner Special to the Chickasaw Journal OKOLONA –The Okolona Municipal Separate School District has shown steady improvement toward a world-class education – from financial solvency to a steadily climbing graduation rate to academics to athletics to major facility improvements – according to information presented at the district’s September school board […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Chickasaw County Supervisors accepted a resignation and voted to delete a position as part of their regular second monthly board meeting last week. Longtime County Coroner Andy Harmon tendered his resignation to the county and the board voted to delete the position of Department of […]
By Ethan Turner Special to the Chickasaw Journal EUPORA – If the saying is true and defense does indeed win championships, then the Houston Hilltoppers may be in for a special season. The state’s top 4A defense shutout the undefeated Eupora Eagles (5-1) in a physical running game, 34-0. It was […]
- ICC students attend MSU summit September 29, 2015
- FLOYD INGRAM: Fall fun in Topper Town October 2, 2015
- WEEK 7: High School Football Scores October 3, 2015
- DANIEL GARDNER: Politicians parsing words October 3, 2015
- Tanglefoot Trail signs destroyed in Pontotoc County October 3, 2015
- BIRTH: Carolyn Jayde King October 6, 2015
- Chasing the dream October 6, 2015
- MADE IN CHICKASAW COUNTY October 5, 2015
- Dixieland still going strong October 5, 2015
- WEDDING: Adams / Gregory October 4, 2015
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