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Principal John Ellison honored by state

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Houston Middle School Principal John Ellison was named first alternate at the 2017 Mississippi Administrator and Teacher of the Year Awards Program at the Jackson Convention Complex April 7, 2017. Dr. Jessica Broome, Principal of Pearl Junior High School, was named Mississippi Administrator of the year and if […]

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Houston correcting SPED complaints

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – A complaint filed in December is being addressed by the Houston School District with Houston Superintendent Tony Cook saying major changes have been made in the special education program. The complaint said the district failed to provide adequate and appropriate education to a group of special need students. […]

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Dollar General Ribbon Cutting

Dollar General manager Bridget Moore snipped the ribbon to open the new store in Woodland Saturday, April 15, 2017. More than 80 people showed up at 2365 Highway 15 store for the 8 a.m. opening to shop and enjoy a variety of specials and goodie bags.

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Certified Nurse Assistance Class seeks applicants

Special to the Chickasaw Journal OKOLONA – Tenn Tom Moving Youth is accepting applications for the spring Certified Nursing Assistant (C.N.A.) program. Applicants must be 18-24 years old, have a GED or high school diploma, be able to pass a background check, pass a drug test and take hepatitis B shots. Please notice the age […]

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WEDDING: Stone/Fisackerly

Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Mrs. and Mrs. Mark Stone and Shantell Landry are pleased to announce the wedding of their daughter, Landry Elizabeth Stone to David Aaron Kendall Fisackerly. The wedding will be a five o’clock April 29, 2017 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Stone. Bro. Tim Fleming and […]

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TEACHER OF THE WEEK!

School: Houston Upper Elementary School Name: Lana Cruse Age: Graduated from Houston High School in 1992 Occupation: Taught Kindergarten for 10 years at Hebron Christian School, Taught 11 years at HUES in 3rd and 5th grade Education: Bacelor’s Degree from MUW in Elementary Education Community Activities: Children’s pastor at Thorn Church of God for 20 […]

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GLENN MOLETTE: America and shooting back

I’m an advocate of the right to bear arms. I own several nice pistols and a shotgun. I wouldn’t mind adding a couple of more to my collection. I have never shot anybody or aimed a gun at a person. I hope and pray I never feel in such danger that I might feel the […]

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Lifecore book drive says thank you

Dear Editor, A joyful thank you from Lifecore Health Group to the Chickasaw Journal and the community members who participated in its March book drive. The recognition the advertisement brought to the program is invaluable to its success. The outpouring of donations and support from the Chickasaw County community has been truly amazing. It speaks […]

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Man convicted in Okolona shooting

Special to the Chickasaw Journal OKOLONA — A Chickasaw County jury has been found an Okolona man guilty in the February 2015 shooting of three people in Okolona. David Lee Stanfield, 39, of Okolona was convicted Thursday in the regular term of the Second Judicial District of Chickasaw County Circuit Court held last week in […]

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Ag Safety Day

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Safety is Job No. 1 at home, school, the farm, the car and in the neighborhood. Chickasaw County Extension Service hosted the 14th Annual Ag Safety Day Thursday at the Chickasaw County Ag Center with fifth graders from all county schools attending. “We want to teach kids how […]

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Three busted for possession of meth

Special to the Chickasaw Journal The Chickasaw Sheriff Department, Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics and North Mississippi Narcotics made two separate traffic stops on Wednesday, April 19 and a search of the vehicles led to the arrest of three people on drug charges. Officers made the stop on County Road 405, also known as Thorn Road, […]

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FLOYD INGRAM: Three big days in Spring

In a day and age when our lives are ruled by the clock and in a business filled with deadlines, I have to sometimes step back and look at the bigger picture. April 15 Hope you paid your taxes. It’s the law and if you didn’t, well dear ole Uncle Sam tends to get upset […]

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Houlka to open bids for new school

By Hank Wiesner Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOULKA – There will be a bid opening at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 25 at the Chickasaw County Central Office for a new building to replace a structure destroyed by fire several years ago. The bids are expected to be taken under advisement for further examination by […]

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Spring is a time to grow

We think that also applies to local businesses, industry and service professions in Chickasaw County. We at the Chickasaw Journal are quick to point out we don’t have the expertise, data or credentials to say exactly what you need to make your business grow or when you should hire employees – but we would like […]

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