I’ve assured my wife that I will do everything to save and preserve her life should she ever be in a life and death scenario. Should she ever be in a hospital hooked up to wires and on the verge of death, doctors and nurses do not have permission to start pulling plugs and rushing […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal WEST POINT – Two men were arrested early Friday morning and charged with a Tuesday afternoon double homicide in Clay County. The Clay County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics arrested Shundray Johnson, 22, of Mantee; and Tabarrius Coffey, 24, of Calhoun City. Both men were […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – A sweep of the Houston High School and vehicles in its parking lot turned up a rifle, knife and a small amount of marijuana, prescription drugs and alcohol. Drug dogs from the Oxford Police Department walked through the school and then sniffed vehicles in the parking lot. When […]
By Hank Wiesner Special to the Chickasaw Journal OKOLONA – A policy to increase safety and deter the use of illegal controlled substances and alcohol by Chickasaw County Fire Services employees and/or volunteers was approved last month by the City of Okolona. The policy, developed by CCFS, includes all fire departments operating in Chickasaw County. […]
By Hank Wiesner Special to the Chickasaw Journal OKOLONA – A plan to get a better insurance rating and lower fire insurance premiums was discussed recently by Okolona’s mayor and city council. The council discussed a Mississippi State Rating Bureau report, which sets out improvements the Okolona Fire Department, now rated at Class 7, must […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal Approximately 40 contestants competed for the title of Most Beautiful 2017 at Itawamba Community College during the annual pageant, Feb. 27, at the W.O. Benjamin Fine Arts Center auditorium on the Fulton Campus. They included local students: Amory – Hannah Schmoock, Jada Standifer. Columbus – Miaya Richardson. Eupora – Kiajah […]
By Bobby Harrison Special to the Chickasaw Journal JACKSON – The Mississippi House, by a 62-43 vote, sent back to the Senate on Tuesday, March 7, legislation to merge three Chickasaw County school districts – Houston, Okolona and Chickasaw. Earlier this session the Senate passed a bill to merge Chickasaw and Houston, but to exclude […]
By William Moore Daily Journal WEST POINT – Authorities are investigating the apparent shooting death of a Tupelo couple in rural Clay County. Clay County Sheriff Eddie Scott said a pair of 911 callers around 4 p.m. Tuesday reported a suspicious vehicle on the west end of Dixie Road. Deputies found the bodies of a […]
“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” First Amendment to the United States Constitution. It is the […]
Ethan Turner Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – After a close victory over Louisville on Tuesday night, the Houston Hilltoppers were back on the diamond on Thursday night March 9 to take on Saltillo. And after the Toppers fell behind early, they were unable to take the lead against the Tigers and were defeated […]
By Blake Morgan Special to the Chickasaw Journal JACKSON – The Ashland Blue Devils were determined to get back into the state championship game after winning it all last year, and the Houlka Wildcats were the last team left in the way of Ashland’s goal. It did not go well for Houlka as Ashland stopped […]
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