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Being a good neighbor in Houston

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Being a good neighbor has a place in the business community and Franklin Corporation is taking the lead in providing a green workplace both inside and outside its buildings. And that perspective starts on the grounds of the furniture factory in north Houston and continues to the production […]

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CHUQUANTONCHEE CHAPTER DAR OFFICERS

   

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GLENN MOLLETTE: Life is all about positioning

Good fishing requires positioning. Baiting your hook and dropping it in a place where there are fish is a start to successful fishing. A salesman needs prospects and attitude. One shoe salesman was sent to Africa and called home crying, “Get me out of here! Nobody wears shoes!” Another salesman was sent and called back […]

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Marshall County manhunt seeks suspect in two homicides

By William Moore Daily Journal   HOLLY SPRINGS – More than three dozen law enforcement officers have descended on Marshall County after the bodies of two men were found Friday morning. “It started around 7 a.m. when we found the body of a white male on Union Valley Road in the Marianna community in west […]

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Authorities upgrade charges to murder

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – A Nettleton man saw charges of aggravated assault upgraded to murder Tuesday, June 21, after the man he allegedly hurt died of injuries sustained in a May altercation. Terry Joe Hill, Jr., 33, of Nettleton, was arrested on charges of aggravated assault on Johnny Huffman following an incident […]

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Stumpwater headlines Homecoming

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – They played this town years ago and they take the stage Saturday night to once again wow the crowd with tunes and music the community knows. Stumpwater is the headline act for Homecoming 2016 and brings their style of Southern rock-n-roll to downtown Houston on a day that […]

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Walker wins at Old Waverly

By Kyle Alford Special to the Chickasaw Journal WEST POINT – Brandon Walker of Vardaman won the Coke Junior Golf stop at Old Waverly Golf Course with a scorecard playoff on Monday. Walker’s score of 71 tied Hunter Atkins for first place in the boys 16-18 age division, but Walker’s back nine finished ahead of […]

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FLOYD INGRAM: A quick look around town

We repeatedly have people tell us nothing ever happens in Houston. Well, they obviously don’t read the Chickasaw Journal! We’ve got a lot going on around here – some of it old news, some of it current and some of it deals with plans for the future. Let’s take a quick look around town. Tourism […]

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Museum marks third phase construction

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – It’s easy for government to give money to those who prove they can do something with it. The Chickasaw County Heritage Museum received a ceremonial check for $100,000 Saturday to build its third building that will house a genealogical library and store artifacts and memorabilia. “We are so […]

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EDITORIAL: Lines of Liberty

“When, in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the laws of nature and of nature’s God entitle them, a decent respect to the […]

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ETHAN TURNER: Maybe we need to take a step back

If you grew up in this part of the country, you have undoubtedly heard the saying, “football is a religion in the south.” And as ridiculous as it sounds, it’s true. College football is king here. Most of us spend more time focused on football on Saturday than we do on any other part of […]

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GLENN MOLLETTE: Horrific Orlando, America’s battlefield

Is Afghanistan safer than America? The horrific murder of 49 people in Orlando this past weekend elevates our country to one of the worst battlefields in the world. ISIS has accomplished their goal of brainwashing and enlisting everyday American people into their hate army of radical Islam. One individual wreaked more death, wounds and destruction […]

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Chickasaw consolidation panel meeting set

Associated Press JACKSON – Commissions on consolidating school districts in Chickasaw County and Lumberton will start this week. A panel examining Chickasaw County, Houston and Okolona districts will meet Wednesday in Houlka. Lawmakers decided not to order those three districts’ consolidation, instead requiring a study with possible future action. A panel that will decide how […]

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