Special to the Chickasaw Journal Due to the increased use of mammography, most women are diagnosed at very early stages of breast cancer, before symptoms appear. However, not all breast cancer is found through mammography. The most common symptoms of breast cancer are a change in the look or feel of the breast, a change […]
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Special to the Chickasaw Journal Women can live in fear of breast cancer or they can get informed and take measures to stop breast cancer before it starts or at least catch it in the early stages when it can be most effectively treated. Women should talk with their doctor about how to spot breast […]
By Hank Wiesner Special to the Chickasaw Journal OKOLONA — Okolona’s city employees will soon be getting a pay raise, following action by the mayor and City Council at their Tuesday, Sept. 13 meeting. The pay raise, along with passing along a TVA rate hike, and hiring a public defender, were among matters handled during […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Voting is easy in America, but those wanting to cast a ballot should do their homework on candidates, know what offices are on the ballot and elections laws that can keep them from casting a ballot on election day. Chickasaw County voters head to the polls Nov. 8 […]
By Ethan Turner Special to the Chickasaw Journal SHANNON – Coming off a 13-12 division-clinching win over Itawamba AHS on Tuesday night, the Houston Lady Hilltoppers looked to continue their momentum as they traveled to Shannon to face the Lady Red Raiders Thursday night. And thanks to an overpowering offense, the Lady Hilltoppers defeated Shannon […]
Houston, Okolona, Houlka, Woodland and Chickasaw County have set their budgets as required by law. They have looked at projected expenditures and revenues and hammered out a plan to spend our money. Most of us think they take too much. Most of them are quick to say there is never enough. That is why we […]
By Hank Wiesner Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOULKA – The Miss Cornbread Pageant in Houlka will be held Saturday, Oct. 1 at His Grace Ministries on the square in Houlka. Pageant winners will be at the Cornbread Festival in Houlka the following weekend, pageant organizers said this week. The pageant is open to girls […]
By Ethan Turner Special to the Chickasaw Journal CALEDONIA – Entering the game on a five game win streak, the Houston Hilltoppers traveled to Caledonia Friday looking to continue their winning run in division play against the Confederates. With offensive efficiency and stingy defense, the Toppers rolled through Caledonia, winning 41-17. While the Toppers are […]
The following is a list of 2016 Chickasaw County manufacturers, listed by name, contact information, product and chief officers and employees. Ark-Ell Springs, Inc. Division of Leggett & Platt, Inc. 101 Industrial Road P.O. Box 308 Houlka, MS 38850 Produces furniture springs. Website: leggettandplatt.com Email: email@example.com Phone: 662-568-3393 Fax: 662-568-3325 Officers: • Luther Gene Redwine – […]
By Hank Wiesner Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOULKA – Water is going to houses in town and then away from them – and that is good. Houlka aldermen met Tuesday, Sept. 6, at 6 p.m. at the Town Hall, covered a short agenda and adjourned about 20 minutes after they convened, according to a […]
By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal A 100-employee factory is not the 2,000 jobs offered at Toyota in Blue Springs, but it would be big news to Chickasaw County. Mississippi State University, through its Cooperative Extension Service, has compiled a report of what a 100-job plant means to any given community in Mississippi. While a 100-job […]
By Hank Wiesner Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOULKA – If you’re looking for lots of good food, fun for young and the young at heart alike, great music, and of course lip-smacking cornbread, well, keep reading. The 4th annual Cornbread Festival will be held Saturday, Oct. 8 in Houlka, Greater Houlka Community Fund President […]
Columbus newspaper publisher Birney Imes Jr. once told me to put pretty girls and puppy dogs on the Front Page and watch papers sell. Well, your Chickasaw Journal has seven pretty young ladies and one grinning homecoming escort on the Front Page this week. Tayla Young was crowned Houston Homecoming Queen by 2015 Queen Madeline […]
Dear Editor, The State Board of Education has voted in favor of a dramatic change to the school rating system, one that sets in stone the number of schools and school districts that can be rated in each of the A through F categories in a given year. Exactly 10-percent of schools will be allowed an […]
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