Special to the Chickasaw Journal TUPELO – North Mississippi Medical Center will host “Weight Loss Surgery Options 101,” a free program for state of Mississippi employees, at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 23, at the NMMC Wellness Center, 1030 S. Madison St. Presenters include bariatric surgeons Terry Pinson, M.D., and Will Cauthen, M.D., and nurse practitioner […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal WEST POINT – Two men were arrested early Friday morning and charged with a Tuesday afternoon double homicide in Clay County. According to Clay County Sheriff Eddie Scott, deputies along with the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics arrested Shundray Johnson, 22, of Woodland; and Tabarrius Coffey, 24, of Calhoun City. The […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The Diamond Dawgs battled back but could not get over the hump, as Mississippi State fell 5-4 to Arkansas in Southeastern Conference baseball action Saturday night at Baum Stadium. MSU relief pitcher and Houston native Denver McQuary took the mound and pitched the bulk of the game […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – They pounded on each other with bats, ran the bases and chased every ball hit their way and at the end someone had to lose. The Lady Hilltoppers went 10 innings against 5A New Hope on Friday in a game that drained pitchers, batters and baserunners. Houston lost […]
Ethan Turner Special to the Chickasaw Journal VARDAMAN – It was a cold day in the Sweet Potato Capital and despite the freezing temperatures, the Vardaman Lady Rams played a Spring Break tournament and blossomed. In the opening game the young Lady Rams fell to the veteran Lady Wolverines from East Webster 8-2. But in […]
By David Wheeler Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – The Hilltoppers baseball team played in a state championship series in 2015. And Houston won the Class 4A state title in 2016. Is the championship mountain too high in 2017? From its previous championship runs, Houston graduated six players from last season, but bring back […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal April 1 is the deadline for submission of online applications for Foundation scholarships at Itawamba Community College. A list of scholarships with complete descriptions and an online application are available at ICC’s website, www.iccms.edu, then click on the Financial Aid tab and Scholarships at ICC under the Financial Aid […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Registration is underway for an evening introduction to the iPad/iPhone class at the Houston WIN Job Center. Introduction to the iPad/iPhone, which is designed to familiarize users with their features, includes iOS 10 software, settings, navigation functions, camera, email, messages, Safari and popular apps, will meet from […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal School: Houston High School Name: Cathy Lancaster Spencer Graduated: Graduated from Houston High School in 1987; age 47 Residence: Houston, Mississippi Occupation: Social Studies Teacher; U.S. and Accelerated U.S. Government, Economics, Advanced Geography and Dual Enrollment Education: Graduated Houston High School; Bachelor of Science from Mississippi State in Secondary Social […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal The annual Itawamba Community College Student Art Competition is on display until Apr. 21 at the W.O. Benjamin Fine Arts Center gallery at the Fulton Campus. The exhibition includes approximately 73 works from a variety of different media, and 33 students contributed works to the competition and are represented […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Although Northeast Mississippi’s unemployment rate in January was at the highest in six months at 5.4 percent, the increase was due to having a larger available workforce in the region. In January of last year, the jobless rate was 6.5 percent. Union County, at 4.4 percent, had the lowest […]
I saw my first honey bee Sunday. No, it’s not quite spring, but the busy folk in this world were already out raking their yard, busting up a garden and getting ready for fair days ahead. There are hardworking people in this county. I have heard many describe Houston as blue-collar and since my daddy […]
- Houston FFA March 16, 2017
- FLOYD INGRAM: Busy as a bee March 20, 2017
- Jobless rate up in January March 20, 2017
- Local artist on display at ICC March 20, 2017
- HHS Student of the Month March 20, 2017
- NMMC offers weight loss for state employees March 22, 2017
- Two arrested, charged in Clay County murders March 22, 2017
- McQuary throws in SEC tilt March 22, 2017
- Extra Innings! March 22, 2017
- Lady Rams fight for comeback win March 22, 2017
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