Special to the Chickasaw Journal The 2016 Southern Automotive Conference will be held Oct. 5-7 at the Beau Rivage Resort in Biloxi, Mississippi. The southeast United States continues to boast the fastest growing automotive industry in North America. Known for its world-class automotive production and sound business environment, the region’s supply-base has thrived while OEMs […]
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By Ethan Turner Special to the Chickasaw Journal SHANNON – Coming off a 13-12 division-clinching win over Itawamba AHS on Tuesday night, the Houston Lady Hilltoppers looked to continue their momentum as they traveled to Shannon to face the Lady Red Raiders Thursday night. And thanks to an overpowering offense, the Lady Hilltoppers defeated Shannon […]
Houston, Okolona, Houlka, Woodland and Chickasaw County have set their budgets as required by law. They have looked at projected expenditures and revenues and hammered out a plan to spend our money. Most of us think they take too much. Most of them are quick to say there is never enough. That is why we […]
By Hank Wiesner Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOULKA – The Miss Cornbread Pageant in Houlka will be held Saturday, Oct. 1 at His Grace Ministries on the square in Houlka. Pageant winners will be at the Cornbread Festival in Houlka the following weekend, pageant organizers said this week. The pageant is open to girls […]
By Ethan Turner Special to the Chickasaw Journal CALEDONIA – Entering the game on a five game win streak, the Houston Hilltoppers traveled to Caledonia Friday looking to continue their winning run in division play against the Confederates. With offensive efficiency and stingy defense, the Toppers rolled through Caledonia, winning 41-17. While the Toppers are […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal LARGE SCHOOLS 1. Tupelo (6-0) 6A: Beat Columbus 43-27; This week: at Southaven 2. West Point (5-1) 5A: Beat Clarksdale 20-17; This week: host Center Hill 3. Starkville (4-2) 6A: Lost to NW Rankin 28-7; This week: host Greenville 4. Pontotoc (7-0) 4A: Beat Corinth 44-8; This week: at Amory […]
The following is a list of 2016 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 Gene Redwine – […]
By Hank Wiesner Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOULKA – Water is going to houses in town and then away from them – and that is good. Houlka aldermen met Tuesday, Sept. 6, at 6 p.m. at the Town Hall, covered a short agenda and adjourned about 20 minutes after they convened, according to a […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal Registration is underway at the Itawamba Community College Belden Center for forklift operator recertification and forklift train-the-trainer classes. Forklift operator recertification is scheduled for Oct. 4 from 8-10 a.m. The class is for recertifying skilled forklift operators to stay within OSHA compliance. Cost is $25. Forklift train-the-trainer classes include an […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal A 100-employee factory is not the 2,000 jobs offered at Toyota in Blue Springs, but it would be big news to Chickasaw County. Mississippi State University, through its Cooperative Extension Service, has compiled a report of what a 100-job plant means to any given community in Mississippi. While a 100-job […]
By Hank Wiesner Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOULKA – If you’re looking for lots of good food, fun for young and the young at heart alike, great music, and of course lip-smacking cornbread, well, keep reading. The 4th annual Cornbread Festival will be held Saturday, Oct. 8 in Houlka, Greater Houlka Community Fund President […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal The Itawamba Community College Bass Club will sponsor a Youth Open Bass Tournament, Oct. 15. The tournament is open to any student in the seventh through twelfth grades. Teams will consist of two students, and the boat captain must be 19 years of age or older. There is no entry […]
Columbus newspaper publisher Birney Imes Jr. once told me to put pretty girls and puppy dogs on the Front Page and watch papers sell. Well, your Chickasaw Journal has seven pretty young ladies and one grinning homecoming escort on the Front Page this week. Tayla Young was crowned Houston Homecoming Queen by 2015 Queen Madeline […]
Dear Editor, The State Board of Education has voted in favor of a dramatic change to the school rating system, one that sets in stone the number of schools and school districts that can be rated in each of the A through F categories in a given year. Exactly 10-percent of schools will be allowed an […]
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- ICC names CenterStage members October 18, 2016
- McQuary shines in Maroon and Gray scrimmage October 18, 2016
- AP PREP POLL: Houston ranked No. 2 in 4A, Pontotoc No. 3 October 18, 2016
- Number 8! October 20, 2016
- Fall Fun and Games Day is Friday October 20, 2016
- EDITORIAL: Demanding excellence October 20, 2016
- Calhoun County man dies after Tuesday night shooting October 19, 2016
- Few storms, small hail expected tonight and Thursday October 19, 2016
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