Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – The mission of Pilot International is to influence positive change in communities throughout the world. And with that in mind the Houston Pilot Club will host Miss Heart of Pilot Pageant Saturday, Oct. 22 at the Houston High School Auditorium and they are urging local girls and parents […]
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By Hank Wiesner Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOULKA – The state is preparing to release school accountability scores and Houlka trustees received a brief preview at Chickasaw County School Board meeting Oct. 4. State accountability grades – like report cards for kids – are a key indicator on both the success and achievement of […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – The Hilltoppers made it look fun and easy, but they had to work at it. Houston downed Leake Central 42-14 in a district matchup that saw the Toppers get on top early and keep the pressure on a strong group of visiting Gators. “This was a very physical […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – If you want to see kids smile, the Chickasaw County Agri-Center is the place to be Friday morning for the 17th Annual Fall Fun & Games Day for special needs children. Students from area schools along with volunteers and businesses from around the county will gather at the […]
State school grades for our three school districts will come out in the next week or two. At this writing this newspaper does not know what kind of grade Houston, Houlka or Okolona will get. We will take this opportunity to say the marks local schools get is a very important measure. As any parent […]
By Zack Orsborn Daily Journal TUPELO – A few strong storms with gusty winds and small hail are expected in Northeast Mississippi late Thursday morning and throughout the evening hour. Zach Maye, meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Memphis, said a front in the area will bring the chance of showers, but it’s not […]
By Ethan Turner Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – With the regular season in the books, it’s playoff time and it’s win or go home. The Houston Lady Hilltoppers began their playoff run last week at home against the Tishomingo County Lady Braves and although the series wasn’t easy – the Lady Toppers trailed […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal Noxubee County 34, Louisville 26 Noxubee County and Louisville played a bruising game with Noxubee dinged with four turnovers in a key Class 4A, Region 4 game Friday night in Louisville. Noxubee won its 24th-straight region game but it wasn’t until a game-ending interception by the Tigers that the game […]
By Ethan Turner Special to the Chickasaw Journal CUMBERLAND – The Okolona Chieftains almost pulled off a big upset of a district foe as they traveled to East Webster Friday. And although the game stayed tight for three quarters, the Wolverines pulled away late, defeating Okolona 25-6. It was Senior Night for the Wolverine gridders […]
By Jeff Amy Associated Press JACKSON – A former state senator pleaded guilty in Mississippi’s prison contract bribery scandal Tuesday, becoming the sixth person to admit to guilt in the investigation centering on former Corrections Commissioner Christopher Epps. Irb Benjamin of Madison pleaded guilty to one count of bribery before U.S. District Judge Henry T. […]
By Hank Wiesner Special to the Chickasaw Journal OKOLONA – The Okolona Municipal Separate School District School Board trustees purchased a variety of classroom and professional services last month and also took on a revenue shortfall note of $49,000 at their Sept. 13 meeting. Trustees sought the additional instructional and professional services to make sure […]
Special to the Chickasaw Journal The Houston Solar Car will be featured on Mississippi Roads later this month along with other cutting-edge tech programs related to drones and agriculture. The Houston Solar Car feature will air Thursday, Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. and again on Sunday, Oct. 30 at 10:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. on […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal OKOLONA – The idea of a single Chickasaw County Courthouse and satellite offices around the county came up again at a Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors meeting last week. Two businessmen from Okolona said they wanted to know details of a consolidated courthouse and at least one Supervisor said it […]
Ty and Rumae Stroup of Houston are happy to announce the arrival of their son William Levi. Levi was born on Wednesday, July 6, 2016. He weighed 7-pounds, 14-ounces and was 19-inches long. He was welcomed home by big brother, Tucker, and big sister, Andi Mae. Levi is the grandson of Terry and Sherl Butler […]
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