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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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Presidential election deadlines approach

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 […]

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EDITORIAL: Collecting money owed

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 […]

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Miss Cornbread Festival pageant is Saturday

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 […]

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MADE IN CHICKASAW COUNTY

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: info@leggettandplatt.com Phone: 662-568-3393 Fax: 662-568-3325 Officers: • Luther Gene Redwine – […]

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Houlka aldermen hear lagoon report

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 […]

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What 100 new jobs means to Chickasaw County

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 […]

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Cornbread Festival is Oct. 8

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 […]

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NANCY LOOME: MDE rating guarantees maximum failure

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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WEEK 7: High School Football Scores

AREA SCORES Friday’s Games Amory 41, Itawamba AHS 14 Baldwyn 58, Potts Camp 14 Benton County 28, Belmont 14 Booneville 41, Alcorn Central 21 Calhoun Academy 26, Central Academy 20 Calhoun City 44, East Webster 6 Columbus Christian 49, Oak Hill Academy 35 East Union 54, H.W. Byers 0 Eupora 27, Okolona 0 Hamilton 12, […]

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East Webster rolls over South Pontotoc

  Special to the Chickasaw Journal MABEN – East Webster found the end zone four different ways Friday night, defeating South Pontotoc 48-21. The Wolverines struck quickly for a two-touchdown lead. Miller Hancock found Shye Link for a 21-yard TD hook up just under a minute and a half into the contest. Isaac Patterson then […]

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