By Ethan Turner Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – After coming off a win over Corinth on Monday, Oct. 3, the Houston Lady Hilltoppers hosted talented Neshoba Central for their final home regular season game of the season. Although Houston grabbed an early lead, the Neshoba Central Rockets exploded with a bevy of hits […]
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Associated Press Here are Mississippi’s top high school football teams in each class as selected by a panel of Associated Press state sports writers. OVERALL School W-L Pts Prv 1. Clinton (13) (7-0) 148 1 2. Tupelo (2) (7-0) 133 T2 3. Picayune (7-0) 105 4 4. Brandon (6-2) 94 5 5. West Point (7-1) […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – The following children were chosen Student of the Week at Houston Upper Elementary School for Sept. 19 through Sept. 23, 2016. They are listed by teacher’s last name and student’s full name. Third Grade Brock- Maria Wouldridge McFarland- Mylaishia Davidson Moss- Ruby Deloera Newell- Will Harmon Rimmer- Crissy […]
By Hank Wiesner Special to the Chickasaw Journal OKOLONA — Okolona’s mayor and City Council met recently continued their efforts to clean up blighted property in the city. Aldermen approved a bid to clean up properties and agreeed to seek bids to remove debris and structures from other properties. The city continues to struggle with […]
LARGE SCHOOLS 1. Tupelo (7-0) 6A: Beat Southaven 38-7; Friday: host South Panola 2. West Point (6-1) 5A: Beat Center Hill 56-6; Friday: at Lake Cormorant 3. Starkville (5-2) 6A: Beat Greenville 70-0; Friday: at Madison Central 4. Amory (5-2) 4A: Beat Pontotoc 26-18; Friday: hosts Shannon (TIE) 5. Houston (6-1) 4A: Beat Kosciusko; Friday: […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal JACKSON -The opening of deer archery season was Oct. 1 for the Hill and Delta Zones and will be Oct. 15 for the Southeast Zone. Longbows, recurves, compound bows, and crossbows are all considered legal archery equipment and can be used during all hunting seasons for deer. There is no […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Each Habitat affiliate selects “partner families” to become Habitat homeowners. Habitat for Humanity follows a nondiscriminatory policy of family selection. Neither race nor religion is a factor in choosing partner families. Partner families are always selected based on their level of need, ability to pay and willingness to […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – More hours of planning and prayer go into a Habitat for Humanity home than the labor to actually build it. Houston Habitat for Humanity has started work on its fourth home and is seeking churches, civic groups and individual volunteers to help turn their next house into a […]
cj-1005-birth-loper HOULKA – Braden Blane Loper was born Aug. 30, 2016 at 11:26 a.m. to Steven and Prysilla Loper. Braden tipped the scales at 7-pounds and was 20-inches long. He was born at Gilmore Memorial Hospital in Amory. He is the maternal grandchild of Sam and Kristy Skelton of Houston. His paternal grandparents are Shane […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Jo Ann Reel and James M. Adair request the pleasure of your company as we celebrate our new beginning, Saturday, October 22, 2016, at one o’clock in the afternoon, at Bethlehem M.B. Church, 149 County Road 29, in Houston, Mississippi. Jo Ann is the daughter of the late […]
The federal tax code is over 74,000 pages; too large to understand, administer, full of loop holes, encourages bad practices and debt. We want jobs, but have a regressive 15.3% tax on jobs shared 50/50 by the employee and the employer. All taxes, fees, etc. to businesses are costs that increase prices and are passed […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal VARDAMAN – Dry weather has hurt most crops across Northeast Mississippi, but sweet potato farmers are hoping for a few more dry days so they can get the harvest out of the ground. Sweet potato producers are reporting mixed results this year. Jan Cook, of Cook Farms on the Chickasaw/Calhoun […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – A simple traffic stop, an alert officer who spotted stolen items and a search warrant have resulted in the arrest of two people on drug charges. The North Mississippi Narcotics Unit stopped a vehicle on Pittsboro Street near the intersection of Pontotoc Street Tuesday night, Sept. 27. A […]
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