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Authorities upgrade charges to murder

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – A Nettleton man saw charges of aggravated assault upgraded to murder Tuesday after the man he allegedly hurt died of injuries sustained in a May altercation. Terry Joe Hill, Jr., 33, of Nettleton, was arrested on charges of aggravated assault on Johnny Huffman following an incident at a […]

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Locals light up NEMBCA All-Star Weekend

BOONEVILLE – The City of Hospitality became the epicenter for Hill Country hoops as a group of seniors came to town for their final outings at the prep level. Northeast Mississippi Community College served as a co-host for the twelfth annual Northeast Mississippi Basketball Coaches Association (NEMBCA) All-Star Games, June 4 with the locals putting […]

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Museum to honor state legislators

Special to the Chickasaw Journal. HOUSTON – Remembering those interesting and historic people who made things happen in this community is one of the goals of the Chickasaw County Heritage Museum. And with that in mind, the Chickasaw County Genealogical and Historical Society is inviting the public to attend an open house at the Chickasaw […]

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FLOYD INGRAM: Quality of life

We hear people talk about quality of life all the time. It’s one of those feel-good, abstract phrases that we all understand but it is hard to define. Think about it. What is quality of life? A person’s health is one factor when we are talking about an individual’s quality of life, as is how […]

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2016 All-Area Softball Team

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal Tony Donald knew exactly what to expect every day he came home from work. His young daughter, Hallie, would be sitting on the couch waiting for him. “She had her bat and was ready to go outside and hit,” Tony Donald said. Hallie Donald, the Daily Journal’s 2016 fast-pitch softball […]

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Winters named Houlka STAR Student

Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOULKA – has been named as a STAR (Student-Teacher Achievement Recognition) Student for the 2015-2016 school year by the Mississippi Economic Council M. B. Swayze Foundation, sponsor of the STAR program. The Houlka High School senior was honored during the STAR program at the annual Education Celebration on April 28 […]

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Getting ready to roll

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Solar car racers train year round but only get one chance to win the race. The Houston Solar Car Team has implemented a couple of minor technical changes to the 2016 car but realizes it all boils down to preparation, the competition and teamwork. “It’s never been the […]

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Ready! Set! Read!

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOULKA – The 2016 Summer Reading Program is underway at the Houlka Public Library and kids and parents are urged to attend. The Summer reading program is open each Tuesday afternoon and is for children ages Kindergarten to 6th grade. Grandparents are welcome, too. Each week will feature a special […]

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City to form tourism committee

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – The Houston Board of Aldermen has voted to form a 15-member tourism advisory committee that will help the city pick projects for funding. With voters headed to the polls next week to vote on a tourism tax, aldermen voted unanimously Tuesday night to pull together people from across […]

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Johnson, McIntosh earn Wise Scholarship

Special to the Chickasaw Journal OKOLONA – Houlka Shearer-Richardson Nursing Home is proud to announce the recipients of the Brenda G. Wise Scholarship for the 2016/17 School Year. Jermaine Johnson, a graduate of Houlka Attendance Center, and Latoysha McIntosh, a graduate of Okolona High School, were selected by the Shearer-Richardson Nursing Home Board of Trustees […]

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THE DRAFT: Rebels and Bulldogs eye offers.

Special to the Chickaaw Journal OXFORD – Starkville High School outfielder A.J. Brown, an Ole Miss football signee, was selected in the 19th round of the MLB draft by San Diego on Saturday. Three other Ole Miss juniors and another signee were also selected on the draft’s third day. Left-handed pitcher Chad Smith, a first-year […]

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SONNY SCOTT: When will bathroom sanity return?

It was a bit early to leave for a meeting, so I reached for the nearest book in my study to pass the time. It happened to be “Tankah,” the Jewish Publication Society translation. A random selection led me to this: “He did what was pleasing to the LORD…He abolished the shrines and smashed the […]

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Blissard Blitz!

By Ethan Turner Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – The mark of a great athlete isn’t just how many victories they amass, but how the how the athlete continues to improve and strives to hone their game a daily basis. And improvement is just what Ezra Blissard is seeking as his summer tennis schedule […]

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Summer mowing underway

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal OKOLONA – The county has finished the first spring cut and will soon head into the second and larger summer mowing of Chickasaw County right-of-way. Supervisors said they were cutting back on spraying herbicide on county shoulders in an effort to slow down erosion and directed County Road Manager Kenneth […]

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