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Houlka hosts senior assembly

By Hank Wiesner Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOULKA – It was the first event of the year for Houlka seniors who gathered with their parents on Aug. 29 at Houlka Attendance Center school cafeteria for a senior assembly. Everyone enjoyed light refreshments as they listened to presentations by Superintendent Dr. Betsy Collums, Principal Seth […]

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WEEK 10: High School Football Scores

AREA SCORES Thursday’s Games East Union 42, Potts Camp 0 Kossuth 49, Benton Co. 16 Friday’s Games Alcorn Central 47, New Site 16 Amory 48, Tishomingo Co. 0 Baldwyn 52, Walnut 8 Biggersville 38, Houlka 12 Booneville 34, Belmont 18 Calhoun Academy 38, Strider 20 Calhoun City 44, Eupora 20 Deer Creek School 28, Oak […]

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WEEK 10: High School Football Previews

FEATURED GAMES (All kickoffs at 7 p.m.) Tupelo (8-0) at DeSoto Central (6-3) Tupelo: QB Ray Sandroni has completed 31 of 52 passes for 399 yards, 1 TD. … QB Stephon McGlaun (injured) has passed for 609 yards, rushed for 288 yards and accounted for 12 TDs. … RB Jaquerrious Williams has rushed for 679 […]

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Houlka reviews preliminary test scores

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 […]

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EDITORIAL: Demanding excellence

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 […]

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PREP ROUNDUP: Vardaman, Houlka, Louisville, Pontotoc

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 […]

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ICC concert choir performs Monday

Special to the Chickasaw Journal Itawamba Community College’s concert choir and chamber singers will present their fall concert at 6:30 p.m., Oct. 17, in the W.O. Benjamin Fine Arts Center auditorium at the Fulton Campus. Admission is free. The program will include a variety of music from patriotic to spiritual. The college’s 70-plus member choir […]

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WEEK 9: High School Football Scores

  AREA SCORES Friday Aberdeen 18, South Pontotoc 21 FINAL Belmont 35, New Site 12 FINAL Biggersville 38, Thrasher 36 FINAL Booneville at Benton County – ppd. until Saturday (wet field) Bruce 8, Calhoun City 50 FINAL Charleston 45, Holly Springs 0 FINAL Corinth 14, Itawamba AHS 24 FINAL East Union 32, Baldwyn 64 FINAL […]

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Chickasaw County under burn ban

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – It very dry and a wildfire could be very dangerous right now The Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors voted to implemented a burn ban until Nov. 7 after the area has not received any significant rain in over a month. “I’ve not seen a fall this dry in […]

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Braden Loper

cj-1005-birth-loper HOULKA – Braden Blane Loper was born Aug. 30, 2016 at 11:26 a.m. to Steven and Prysilla Loper. Braden tipped the scales at 7-pounds and was 20-inches long. He was born at Gilmore Memorial Hospital in Amory. He is the maternal grandchild of Sam and Kristy Skelton of Houston. His paternal grandparents are Shane […]

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It’s time to pay taxes

The federal tax code is over 74,000 pages; too large to understand, administer, full of loop holes, encourages bad practices and debt. We want jobs, but have a regressive 15.3% tax on jobs shared 50/50 by the employee and the employer. All taxes, fees, etc. to businesses are costs that increase prices and are passed […]

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WEEK 8: High School Football Scores

AREA SCORES Thursday’s Games Fayette Academy, Tenn. 40, TCPS 26 Lafayette 56, Rosa Fort 8 Friday’s Games Aberdeen 48, Hatley 7 Amory 26, Pontotoc 18 Baldwyn 78, H.W. Byers 0 Benton County 54, Alcorn Central 6 Biggersville 34, Coffeeville 22 Booneville 52, New Site 15 Bruce 22, Eupora 20 Calhoun Academy 24, Delta Streets 6 […]

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GLENN MOLLETTE: Getting our act together

The November eighth Presidential vote is coming soon. The votes will be cast and either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump will be our next President. In January Barack Obama will move out of The White House and either Trump or Clinton will move into The White House. We will have a new President and regardless […]

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Warning signs of breast cancer

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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