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BY LISA VOYLES Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – The Houston Solar Race team has made a habit of winning national titles, but outdid even themselves this year as they brought home not one, but two first place trophies from the Dell-Winston Solar Challenge in Dallas, Texas. The closed-track race offered the seven-time champions an opportunity to […]

n Town of Woodland holds annual party. By Lisa Voyles Chickasaw Journal WOODLAND – The Town of Woodland may be the smallest municipality in Chickasaw County, but the residents and city government can measure their support of local students by the size of their hearts. The town sponsored their annual back-to-school party at the home […]

Life fitness tip of the week Special to the Chickasaw Journal Avoid negative sources, people, things and habits. Believe in yourself. Consider things from every angle. Don’t give up and don’t give in. Enjoy life today, because yesterday is gone and tomorrow my never come. Family and friends are hidden treasures. Seek them and enjoy […]

n Divinity Course Outlined for Hospital Chaplaincy. Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Jacksonville Theological Seminary now offers a new Divinity course designed for hospital Chaplaincy because there is a great demand for Hospital Chaplaincy and Pastoral Care in many hospitals and clinics. Most hospitals require a Masters degree in Divinity. This degree consists […]

Zero tolerance for ATV on streets The Houston Police Department issued a reminder that All Terrain Vehicles are not allowed on city streets and public roadways and that enforcement of violations will be in effect for those who do not comply. Police Chief Billy Voyles said the potential for injury is too great to allow […]

Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Members of the Pilot Club of Houston- President Cara Chisolm, Treasurer Keri Chisolm, and Governor Elect of the Mississippi District Stacey Chapman- joined more than a thousand Pilot members from all over the world at the Pilot International/ Pilot International Foundation Annual Convention, held in Phoenix, Arizona, July […]

Mr. and Mrs. Lon Taylor Hill of Collierville, Tennessee announce the engagement of their daughter, Carolyn Fay Hill, to Second Lieutenant Robert Preston Walker, USMC, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Walker of Byram, Mississippi. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Colonel (Ret.) and Mrs. William B. Hill of Woodland, Mississippi, and Mr. and Mrs. […]

From press reports NEW ALBANY – The Tallahatchie River Players have extended the deadline of the one act playwriting competition of the Tallahatchie RiverFest to August 31, 2008. First place carries an award of $100, second place $50, and third place $25. By submitting an entry, the playwright is granting the right for the Tallahatchie […]

Special to the Chickasaw Journal NEW ALBANY – The Tallahatchie RiverFest Committee has extended the deadline for high school and college students and adults to participate in the RiverFest Poetry Writing Competition. The deadline for applications has been extended until August 31, 2008. There is no entry fee for high school students; the entry fee […]

UPCOMING Aug 7-8 n Anniversary celebration of Bishop Tommie and Minister Lou E. White will be held Aug. 7-8 at 7 p.m. Choir night will be Aug. 7 at 6:30 p.m. and the celebration will close on Aug. 10 starting at 3 p.m. All choirs, groups and soloists invited for choir night. All are invited […]