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ICC to perform ‘Send Me No Flower’

Special to the Chickasaw Journal Members of the cast and crew have been selected for “Send Me No Flowers” by Norman Barasch and Carroll Moore, a comedy in three acts, which will be presented at Itawamba Community College, Nov. 15-17. Those picked for the production and the character they will play include: • Jared Shields […]

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ICC to perform ‘Send Me No Flower’

Special to the Chickasaw Journal Members of the cast and crew have been selected for “Send Me No Flowers” by Norman Barasch and Carroll Moore, a comedy in three acts, which will be presented at Itawamba Community College, Nov. 15-17. Those picked for the production and the character they will play include: • Jared Shields […]

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Pay Day!

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – If you can produce at a high level there are companies in this world that will pay you well. Students at Houston Upper Elementary School learned that out last week with Ipods and $100 dollar bills handed out to youngsters who scored the highest on state tests last […]

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Need work?

Special to the Chickasaw Journal Itawamba Community College’s Career Services will begin employment training immediately for 16- to 24-year-old individuals who need career counseling and are serious about exploring employment opportunities. Enrollments are currently being accepted for new training sessions in Chickasaw, Itawamba, Lee, Monroe and Pontotoc counties. Potential applicants should apply at local WIN […]

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FLOYD INGRAM: Can you give me a quote?

I love a good quote. As a man who makes a living picking up the words and sentences that fall out of people’s mouths, I’ve learned to appreciate intellect and statesmanship and cry over ignorance and pettiness. Since we have just finished a gruesome Presidential elections, let me help you wash your brains out with […]

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Primitive weapon deer season opened Monday

Special to the Chickasaw Journal JACKSON – Mississippi’s special primitive weapons season for white-tailed deer opened Monday, Nov. 7 in the Hill and Delta Deer Management Zones. The special primitive weapons season is for antlerless deer only on private lands and open public lands from November 7 – 18. This special season is provided to […]

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GLENN MOLLETTE: Stereotyping is never a good idea We often hear about the crimes and homicides that take place in Chicago and in particular the south side of Chicago. The murder and overall crime rate is frightening. I wouldn’t want to walk around the streets of Roseland, Englewood or a number of Chicago neighborhoods at […]

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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 Oct. 10 through Oct. 14, 2016. They are listed by teacher’s last name and student’s full name. Third Grade Brock- Zauria Chandler McFarland- Jalen Frison Moss- Chloe Farr Newell- Kiely Hamilton Rimmer- Eric […]

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POLICE ROUNDUP: Game wardens investigate prank

Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Vandalism at Houston High School that saw words spray painted on the building and a deer shot out of season hung in front of the school are being investigated by the Houston Police Department and the Mississippi Department of Wildlife Fisheries and Parks. Game wardens were at Houston […]

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Chickasaw trustees seek construction green light

By Hank Wiesner Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOULKA – The Chickasaw County School Board – which received bids several months ago for construction of a new school building – is seeking a meeting with the district’s insurance company to facilitate construction of the building destroyed by fire in 2014. The district has sent a […]

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CARA CHISOLM: Let’s honor our vets

Dear Editor, This year, the Pilot Club is again joining with the Houston High School Student Council and Anchor Club in presenting a Veterans Day program at 9:45 a.m. on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, in the Houston High School gymnasium. We would like for any and all veterans to attend so that we can give […]

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“The Point” debuts in Houston

By Floyd Ingram HOUSTON – It’s the classic boy-meets-girl, boy-loses-girl, boy-gets-girl back – well, maybe. You’ll have to read the book to find out. Houston author Lori Harrington will debut her first book “The Point” this week after more than five years of editing and working to make the ending turn out just like she […]

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Okolona trustees match preservation grant

By Hank Wiesner Special to the Chickasaw Journal OKOLONA – It takes money to run a school district. The Okolona Municipal Separate School District Board of Trustees approved spending money for a grant application seeking funds for heritage preservation, band equipment, auto mechanics program, and approved spending district funds for educational consulting work, during its […]

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Thornton named MDCC Alumnus of Year

Special to the Chickasaw Journal MOOREHEAD – Travis Thornton is the 2016 Mississippi Delta Community College Alumnus of the Year. Thornton attended Sunflower Junior College and the University of Mississippi and was awarded a Bachelor degree from Delta State College. After completion of his degree, he served in the U.S. Army. He later completed a […]

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