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PREP POLL: Houston reappears in 4A ranks

Associated Press Here are Mississippi’s top high school football teams in each class as selected by a panel of Associated Press state sports writers. CLASS OVERALL School W-L Pts Prv 1. Clinton (14) (4-0) 148 1 2. Starkville (3-0) 122 3 3. Warren Central (4-0) 100 T5 4. Tupelo (4-0) 66 NR 5. West Point […]

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WEEK 4 SCORES: High School Football

AREA SCORES Friday’s Games Adamsville, Tenn. 24, Baldwyn 7 Alcorn Central 27, Hatley 18 Amory 13, New Albany 3 Benton Co. 56, Potts Camp 14 Caledonia 30, Okolona 16 Calhoun City 43, Aberdeen 12 Corinth 28, Booneville 13 Holly Springs 28, Marshall Academy 10 Houston 31, East Webster 14 H.W. Byers 32, Houlka 6 Kossuth […]

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WEEK FOUR: Tonight’s High School Football Games

FEATURED GAMES All kickoffs at 7 p.m. Brandon (2-1) at Tupelo (3-0) Brandon: QB Brady Anderson has passed for 459 yards, 3 TDs. … RB Vincent Butler has rushed for 377 yards, 3 TDs, 7.4 yards per carry. … WR Bo Whatley leads team with 16 catches, 191 yards, 1 TD. … DT Monterio Davis […]

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AP RANKINGS: Prep Football Sept. 6

Associated Press Here are Mississippi’s top high school football teams in each class as selected by a panel of Associated Press state sports writers. CLASS OVERALL School W-L Pts Prv 1. Clinton (10) (3-0) 100 2 2. Brandon (2-1) 85 1 3. Starkville (3-0) 75 3 4. St. Stanislaus (3-0) 56 5 5. Warren Central […]

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WEEK 3 SCORES: High School Football

AREA SCORES Thursday’s Games TCPS 34, Biggersville 6 Walnut 26, Alcorn Central 8 Friday’s Games Aberdeen 44, Amory 34 Booneville 44, Nettleton 14 Bruce 50, Coffeeville 0 Calhoun City 29, Water Valley 0 East Union 56, Thrasher 20 East Webster 21, Choctaw Co. 18 Eupora 48, Smithville 3 Grenada 14, Lafayette 7 Hatley 33, Hamilton […]

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FOOTBALL SCORES: Week One

Special to the Chickasaw Journal   It’s the first week of high school football in Northeast Mississippi and the Chickasaw Journal will post scores weekly on area and statewide football teams. Pick up a copy of this week’s Chickasaw Journal to get local game stories, photos and scores.   AREA SCHOOLS FRIDAY Corinth 35, Aberdeen […]

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FLOYD INGRAM: Supporting the home team

    As I have said before, football is not my favorite game to play or to cover. Football hurts as a player, they play outside in the cold and rain as a reporter. And football is a game of emotion. It’s the only sport where I’ve seen high school boys – no high school […]

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Getting a good start at school

Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Families with children entering kindergarten through sixth grade were invited to a United Way Back 2 School Resource Fair at the Houston High School gym on Saturday, July 16 with hundreds showing up for the annual event. This was the third year that United Way has partnered with […]

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Chickasaw nurse arrested for Medicaid fraud

  Special to the Chickasaw Journal   JACKSON — Attorney General Jim Hood announced today a Chickasaw County nurse is going to prison for Medicaid fraud and illegally taking controlled substances from three different patients. Cheryl Renee Hamblet, 42, of Houston, appeared before Choctaw County Circuit Court Judge Joseph H. Loper, Jr. Monday for sentencing […]

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Prescribed burn scheduled along Trace this weekend

Daily Journal A prescribed burn is scheduled along the Natchez Trace Parkway in Chickasaw County this weekend. The fire will be at Hernando de Soto today and Saturday, between mile markers 243.2 and 245.9. The burn will help reduce hazardous fuel loadings and restore open woodlands that were historically present. There are no closures anticipated […]

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High school basketball resumes on Monday

  Special to the Chickasaw Journal High school basketball shifts into a new playoff format this week with the two opening rounds of MHSAA state tournament played on school courts. Girls play begins Monday with 38 teams from the Journal’s coverage area in action, led by top-ranked Booneville. Monday’s winners advance to games on Friday […]

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Legislation opens charter schools to more districts

By Bobby Harrison Daily Journal Jackson Bureau JACKSON – Charter schools could open anywhere in the state under legislation that passed the House Education Committee on Wednesday. Under the current charter school law, which was enacted in the 2013 session, charter schools are limited to D and F school districts without the approval of the […]

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Voucher bills pending in education panels

By Bobby Harrison Daily Journal Jackson Bureau JACKSON – Parents will be eligible for up to $5,000 per year in state funds to send their children to private schools under legislation pending in both chambers of the Mississippi Legislature. The legislation could be taken up as early as today in either the House or Senate […]

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MSU grant helps students pursue medical dreams

    Special to the Chickasaw Journal   STARKVILLE — High school juniors in Chickasaw County considering medical careers in their home state have the opportunity to take part in an intense and revealing summer program at Mississippi State University. The five-week Rural Medical Scholars summer program at MSU aims to identify the state’s future […]

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