Tag Archives | Georgia

May to compete for Miss MSU

    Special to the Chickasaw Journal   STARKVILLE — Sixteen students from as near as Houston and as far away as Nebraska are seeking the title of Miss Mississippi State University 2017. Taking place Friday, Sept. 23, the annual campus pageant gets underway at 7 p.m. in historic Lee Hall’s Bettersworth Auditorium. General admission […]

Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }

Flywheel Festival was fall fun

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Crowds packed Joe Brigance Park Friday and Saturday to listen to the music and watch the flywheels spin at the 34th Annual Mississippi Valley Flywheel Festival and plans are being made for a banner event next year. The two-day event saw a steady crowd Saturday to eat funnel […]

Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }

Ole Miss begins season No. 15 in coaches poll

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal Ole Miss will start the college football season at No. 15 in the Amway-USA Today preseason coaches poll, which was released Thursday morning. The Rebels are the fourth SEC West team ranked, following No. 3 Alabama, No. 7 Auburn and No. 13 LSU. Ole Miss is sandwiched between No. 14 […]

Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }

Taking their game on the road

HOUSTON – Two local student athletes made a trip to Atlanta, Ga., recently for the World Wood Bat National Championship and they were in good company. Houston’s Luke Hancock and Tanner Smith joined over 3,500 players from 184 teams in the pool-play tournament. The boys play with the P360 Elite 15U team based out of […]

Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }

2-year-old found unharmed in south Georgia

UPDATE: SYLVESTER, Ga. (AP) – A 2-year-old girl whose younger sister was found dead in Mississippi has been found unharmed in Georgia. Police in the south Georgia town of Sylvester told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that Maliah Harris and her parents – who were being sought by law officers across the South – were located late […]

Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }

Billy Finley

ALPHARETTA, Ga. – Billy Frank Finley Jr., 51, died Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013, at his residence in Alpharetta, Ga. He was born July 24, 1962, in Aberdeen in Monroe County to Billy Frank Finley and Mary Armon Wood Finley. He attended Amory schools before the family relocated to Meridian. He graduated from Clarkdale High School […]

Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }

Georgia rancher has Mississippi roots

MACON, Ga. – Recently, consumers across the nation have grown more aware of our nation’s food system and the variety of health and economic dilemmas that go with it. And a Mississippi man who has put down roots in Georgia is doing his part to make a difference in the way we eat, one steak […]

Continue Reading · Comments { 2 }