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Dilworth signs to play basketball

Special to the Chickasaw Journal Shannon High School senior guard, Jay Dilworth, has been offered a scholarship to play basketball for the Rams at Huston-Tillotson University in Austin, Texas. Dilworth has attributed his basketball success to his basketball skills training from mentor, Stanley Jefferson, from Memphis. Huston–Tillotson University is a private historically black university in Austin. The school […]

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Houlka eager to break through in Class 1A

By Blake Morgan Daily Journal HOULKA – Houlka, a state semifinalist last season, hopes it’s primed for a run this year to the championship game of the MHSAA Class 1A state tournament. The Wildcats (25-4) defeated Biggersville 106-95 in a non-overtime, second-round game Saturday at home. They’ll play Piney Woods (20-1) at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday […]

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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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Wildcats step up to the plate

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOULKA – Wildcat baseball has six seniors this spring and a bunch of hungry underclassmen. Houlka lost a lot of talent to graduation and most spots are up for grab this year with only two returning starters on the team. “We have lost some of our pitching but we’ve got […]

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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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Houlka moves forward with water works

By Hank Wiesner Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOULKA – New Houlka aldermen held a short meeting Tuesday, Feb. 7 at Town Hall, and voted to continue a town worker’s temporary employment until early this spring. At the Jan. 23 meeting, aldermen continued Ty Russell’s employment in the Water Department until the board’s first meeting […]

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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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JUANITA HORSTMAN: No peace or hope without Christ

Dear Editor, An introduction to faith at an early age, even if one stays away from it for a while, can provide the beginning of a good moral foundation, which is why the church’s emphasis on teaching children about Jesus is so important. I see all these children, women and a few men on these […]

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Lady Hilltoppers ready for more

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – The Lady Hilltoppers are looking to carry the team a little further this spring. “We went to the third round of the playoffs last year and while we lost some key players, I’m excited,” said Houston softball coach Derick Kirby. “Yes, we’re young, but I’m optimistic.” The Lady […]

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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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GLENN MOLLETTE: Hard work, right living equals singing, dancing 

Years ago I heard a story about a butterfly that was tirelessly working to break from its cocoon. A man observed the struggling butterfly for several minutes. Feeling sorry for the soon to be flying beautiful creature, he took his pocketknife and slit the cocoon to assist its freedom. The butterfly fell out of the […]

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A Day Without Immigrants felt in Vardaman

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal VARDAMAN – A national movement became a local reality for schools and at least one business in Vardaman Thursday. Billed as “A Day Without Immigrants” and calling for a national strike against President Donald Trump’s immigration policy, the national event seeks to call attention to the contributions of immigrants to […]

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Hilltoppers are ready to roll

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Hilltopper baseball coach Scott Gann knows better than to make promises in the competitive Mississippi High School baseball world, but he is pleased with what he has to work with this spring. Houston is the defending State 4A Baseball Champs and roared through the playoffs last year to […]

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