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Fatal fire in Okolona

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal OKOLONA – A fire in a two-story house in Okolona has killed one person and destroyed that home. Okolona Fire Chief Terry Tucker said the Okolona fire Department was called to 109 South Gatlin Street shortly after 5 a.m. Wednesday and found a man outside the older, two-story wooden home […]

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Thank you!

  HOUSTON – Apache helicopter pilot James “Robin” Waltress wore a red scarf on Christmas Day as he flew missions in Afghanistan. “I just told people I was Santa Claus,” said Waltress. “The guys on my helicopter gave me a hard time about it. You could see it a mile away against my uniform.” The […]

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Smith honored at CDF banquet

HOUSTON – The community gathered last week to salute economic development and honor those who are playing a roll in Houston’s success. The Chickasaw Development Foundation presented awards to local businesses, organizations and individuals at their annual banquet at the First United Methodist Church Family Life Center Thursday night. Longtime community cheerleader and community advocate […]

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THE SQUARE: Houston a mix of modern, historic

HOUSTON – They call it The Square. There are many towns in Northeast Mississippi built on a square but few rival the beauty and visionary design of Houston. “Houston’s downtown was laid out by our founder, Mr. (Joel) Pinson, who was also a surveyor,” said Joyce East, executive director of Historic Hometown Houston. “The square […]

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