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Health Science teaches care

Special to the Chickasaw Journal Health Science students are introduced to health care principles and practices utilized in infection control, emergency care, first aid, and the care of a hospitalized patient. Refinement of health care skills is accomplished through observation of patient care in hospitals and clinics at Trace Regional Hospital, in Houston. There students […]

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College Day at HCTEC

Special to the Chickasaw Journal College Day at HCTEC was a success with several colleges attending, including Itawamba Community College, The University of Mississippi, Mississippi State, Delta State, and many more. Students had the opportunity to meet with recruiters and talk about what they needed to do to get accepted to a college or university. […]

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Building a future with CET

  Special to the Chickasaw Journal The Construction & Electrical Technology (CET) Program at Houston Career and Technology Education Center a two year skills program that teaches basic construction, wiring, welding, and safety in construction. Construction & Electrical Technology is an instructional program that prepares an individual for employment or continued education in the occupations […]

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WEDDING: Horn/Lluy

Special to the Chickasaw Journal Doctors F. Lee and Teena Freeman Horn, of Houston, Miss. announce the engagement of their daughter, Paige Elizabeth Horn, to LTJG Ryan Patrick Lluy, U.S. Navy, son of Capt.(USN Ret.) Paul Andrew and Mrs. Jacquelin Dawn Lluy of Fairfax, Va. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Marilyn Lide Freeman […]

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MDWFP crappie regulation being enforced

Special to the Chickasaw Journal JACKSON – The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) Fisheries Bureau reminds fishermen new crappie regulations on Arkabutla, Enid, Sardis, and Grenada Lakes, also known as the Flood Control Reservoirs (FCRs), and Eagle Lake are being enforced. The new regulations on the FCRs, which became effective last year, […]

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Teacher Academy

Special to the Chickasaw Journal Teacher Academy is another new program at HCTEC. The Teacher Academy gives students an authentic look at becoming an educator. Beginning with classroom instruction on different learning styles and classroom methods, students will progress to working side by side with a teacher/mentor in the classroom. A significant component of the […]

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Vardaman hunter bags banded duck

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal VARDAMAN – Tom Ferguson has been hunting duck since his father carried him with a toy gun at the age of three. But this year he bagged his first banded duck. “We lived in the Delta and I remember hunting up and down the levee with my dad,” said Ferguson. […]

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Extension gives out 1,800 trees

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – A larger than usual crowd took part in Thursday’s annual Chickasaw County Soil and Water Conservation seedling giveaway last week. Volunteers and staff gave away more than 1,800 seedlings in eight different varieties at its annual event Feb. 16 at the Extension offices on Lee Horn Drive. The […]

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Growing our future with AEST

Special to the Chickasaw Journal The AEST Program includes all the Agriculture Science Classes which are: Concepts of Agriculture Science, Plant Science, Animal Science, Environmental Science, and Agribusiness. The AEST (Agriculture, Environmental Science and Technology) department prepares students for the future. Students taking AEST courses are prepared to apply gained knowledge to new experiences and […]

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FLOYD INGRAM: Looking at the future

It’s cliché but today’s young people really are the future. Take a long hard look at today’s youth and you will quickly see what Chickasaw County, Mississippi and this country will look like in 10 or 15 years. It’s easy to get all riled up over kids that wear their pants too low or have […]

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“Dream Big”

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Sundancer was featured in a documentary film that debuted last week at cinemas around the country and part of that rollout saw her put on display at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C. Houston Solar Car team members also headed out to Washington, Chattanooga, Birmingham and Huntsville Ala., […]

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ICC names Adult Learner scholars

Special to the Chickasaw Journal Recipients of Adult Learner Incentive scholarships at Itawamba Community College for the 2016 fall semester include several area students. The hometown and names of these students are:             Bruce – Shamekia Jefferson.             Eupora – Tiffany Armstrong.             Houlka – Chasity Flournoy, Sarah Gunnells.             Houston – Carla Earnest, Kelli […]

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HUES names Students of the Week

Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – The following children were chosen Student of the Week at Houston Upper Elementary School for Jan. 23 through Jan. 27, 2017. They are listed by teacher’s last name and student’s full name. Third Grade Brock- Joshua Parker McFarland- Janiya Walker Moss- Brand Garner Newell- Braxton Gonzalez Rimmer- Jacey […]

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Family Resource Center offers services

Special to the Chickasaw Journal Family Resource Center of Northeast Mississippi offers classes weekly at the Tupelo center on Magazine Street. Classes are free and potential attendees are urged to call (662) 844-0013 for details. Services offered are: • Positive Youth Development for teens is offered at 5 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays. Focuses on self-respect, […]

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